US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd January, 1971

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TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 1 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-9
3 3 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-14
4 6 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8
5 4 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN –•– Santana (Columbia)-11
6 9 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-13
7 7 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-14
8 11 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-9
9 15 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-9
10 12 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-11

11 5 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-16
12 8 STONED LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-12
13 19 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9
14 14 RIVER DEEP-MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– The Supremes and the Four Tops (Motown)-9
15 18 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-7
16 31 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-5
17 10 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-14
18 20 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-10
19 17 DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12
20 16 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-22

21 26 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5
22 22 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-11
23 24 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-7
24 25 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
25 13 PAY TO THE PIPER –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-11
26 27 STOP THE WAR NOW –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-6
27 28 GAMES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-12
28 23 ONE MAN BAND –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10
29 21 DOMINO –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-11
30 34 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-7

31 33 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-10
32 36 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-5
33 35 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-13
34 44 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-4
35 38 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-4
36 42 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-5
37 29 (Don’t Worry) IF THERE’S A HELL BELOW WE’RE ALL GOING TO GO –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-10
38 40 MOST OF ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-9
39 46 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-8
40 41 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-6

OFF THE CHARTS
POWER PLAYS

41 45 SOMEBODY’S WATCHING YOU / STANGA –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-7
42 48 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-6
43 43 THE GREEN GRASS STARTS TO GROW –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8
44 49 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-4
45 52 1900 YESTERDAY –•– Liz Damon’s Orient Express (White Whale)-5
46 60 MOTHER –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-3
47 47 MEAN MISTREATER –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-7
48 56 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5
49 67 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-8
50 50 THEY CAN’T TAKE AWAY OUR MUSIC –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-6

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

79 — JUST SEVEN NUMBERS (Can Straighten Out My Life) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1
83 — I DIG EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU –•– The Mob (MGM / Colossus)-1
87 — WHOLE LOTTA LOVE –•– King Curtis (Atco)-1
88 — I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-1
89 — RIDE A WHITE SWAN –•– Tyrannosaurus Rex (Blue Thumb)-1
90 — (She’s a) VERY LOVELY WOMAN / THE LONG WAY AROUND –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-1
92 — WAY BACK HOME –•– The Jazz Crusaders (Chisa)-3
93 — YOU’RE THE ONE –•– The Three Degrees (Roulette)-1
94 — FREEDOM –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
96 — SOLUTION FOR POLLUTION –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-1
97 — I NEED YOU –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-1
98 — WE’LL HAVE IT MADE –•– The Spinners (V.I.P.)-1
99 — I’LL BE HOME –•– Vicki Carr (Columbia)-1

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