US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th April, 1971

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

1 1 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (2 weeks at #1)
2 5 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8
3 11 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
4 4 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10
5 3 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10
6 2 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-11
7 7 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-9
8 10 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-6
9 6 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-11
10 16 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-9

11 12 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9
12 8 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-13
13 9 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-10
14 14 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-7
15 57 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2
16 31 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-5
17 21 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7
18 13 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-8
19 26 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-3
20 15 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-16

21 25 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7
22 27 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-8
23 23 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-10
24 32 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5
25 33 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-6
26 19 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8
27 28 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-10
28 39 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-3
29 29 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-7
30 41 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-3

31 22 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-9
32 34 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5
33 35 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
34 18 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-15
35 38 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-5
36 17 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-24
37 20 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
38 47 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-4
39 44 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-6
40 73 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-2

OFF THE CHARTS

48 37 SIT YOURSELF DOWN –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-5
49 40 ASK ME NO QUESTIONS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 42 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-9
42 43 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-5
43 46 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-12
44 50 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4
45 45 WHEN THERE’S NO YOU –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6
46 49 DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-8
47 54 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-6
50 53 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-4

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

74 — LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1
76 — (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
79 — WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1
86 — SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-20
90 — TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-1
91 — YOU AND YOUR FOLKS, ME AND MY FOLKS –•– Funkadelic (Westbound)-1
92 — CHIRPY CHIRPY, CHEEP CHEEP –•– Lally Stott (Philips)-1
93 — WHEN YOU DANCE I CAN REALLY LOVE –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-1
94 — INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-1
95 — EMPTY ARMS –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1
98 — CAN’T FIND THE TIME –•– Rose Colored Glass (Bang)-1
99 — TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-1

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