US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd April, 1971

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

1 2 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 1 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-10
3 5 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9
4 3 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9
5 7 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7
6 4 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-10
7 6 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-8
8 8 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-12
9 11 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-9
10 14 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-5

11 34 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4
12 19 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8
13 15 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-7
14 10 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-6
15 16 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-15
16 22 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-8
17 12 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-23
18 9 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-14
19 21 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
20 23 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7

21 24 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6
22 20 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-8
23 25 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-9
24 17 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10
25 28 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-6
26 45 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-2
27 32 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-7
28 31 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-9
29 30 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6
30 18 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10

31 37 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-4
32 35 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4
33 38 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-5
34 40 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4
35 36 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
36 13 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-15
37 39 SIT YOURSELF DOWN –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-4
38 49 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-4
39 72 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-2
40 43 ASK ME NO QUESTIONS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-8

OFF THE CHARTS
POWER PLAYS

41 71 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-2
42 64 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-8
43 51 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-4
44 56 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-5
45 47 WHEN THERE’S NO YOU –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5
46 50 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-11
47 59 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-3
49 52 DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-7
50 60 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

57 — NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
73 — POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-1
76 — 13 QUESTIONS –•– Seatrain (Capitol)-1
80 — TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-1
81 — RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-1
82 — ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1
96 — OH, SINGER –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-1
97 — STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE –•– Margie Joseph (Volt)-1
98 — IF IT’S REAL WHAT I FEEL –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-4
99 — FREEDOM –•– Jimi Hendrix (Reprise)-1
100 — I WAS WONDERING / WHERE EVIL GROWS –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-1