US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th March, 1971

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

1 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-11 (5 weeks at #1)
2 3 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-7
3 7 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6
4 4 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
5 6 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6
6 2 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7
7 12 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-7
8 11 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7
9 15 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-5
10 5 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-12

11 8 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-20
12 9 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-17
13 13 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-9
14 10 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-12
15 22 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-9
16 23 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-5
17 18 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-9
18 29 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4
19 27 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-3
20 21 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-12

21 14 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-17
22 16 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-16
23 24 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6
24 32 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
25 26 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-4
26 20 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-12
27 17 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-12
28 39 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-6
29 19 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-14
30 38 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4

31 31 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-7
32 45 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-3
33 35 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
34 28 JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-9
35 34 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-15
36 55 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-2
37 30 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-13
38 46 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-3
39 48 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-5
40 61 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

41 36 D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-11
46 37 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-15
47 40 JUST SEVEN NUMBERS (Can Straighten Out My Life) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-8

POWER PLAYS

42 42 COUNTRY ROAD –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-6
43 44 CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-5
44 49 CHERISH WHAT IS DEAR TO YOU (While It’s Near To You) –•– Freda Payne (Inivictus)-5
45 51 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-4
49 56 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-6
50 65 ASK ME NO QUESTIONS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-5

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

53 — DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1
55 — SIT YOURSELF DOWN –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-1
58 — JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1
60 — WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
67 — WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1
75 — DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-1
83 — GIVE IT TO ME –•– The Mob (MGM / Colossus)-1
86 — I’D RATHER LOVE YOU –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1
87 — PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-1
88 — BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-1
89 — HOT PANTS –•– Salvage (Odex)-1
92 — LUCKY MAN –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-1
93 — L.A. GOODBYE –•– The Ides Of March (Warner Brothers)-1
94 — BAD WATER –•– The Raeletts (TRC)-1
95 — LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND –•– Odds and Ends (Today)-1
96 — I CAN’T STOP –•– The Osmond Brothers (Uni)-1
97 — COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-1
98 — MY HEART IS YOURS –•– Wilbert Harrison (SSS International)-1
99 — 1927 KANSAS CITY –•– Mike Reilly (Paramount)-1