US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th April, 1971

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

1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10
3 6 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-7
4 13 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4
5 5 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-8
6 12 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-5
7 3 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-12
8 20 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-5
9 4 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-12
10 21 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-8

11 10 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-11
12 7 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-13
13 9 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12
14 23 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7
15 28 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-4
16 8 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-11
17 25 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-8
18 15 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-15
19 14 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-11
20 17 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-12

21 22 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-10
22 16 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-9
23 11 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-13
24 57 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2
25 26 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-5
26 32 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-11
27 37 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6
28 24 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-18
29 19 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-9
30 47 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-4

31 33 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-7
32 29 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-10
33 18 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-9
34 36 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-6
35 39 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-14
36 38 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-7
37 45 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3
38 30 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-12
39 46 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-6
40 42 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

44 35 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-9
48 27 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-12
50 31 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7
61 40 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7

POWER PLAYS

41 — BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-1
42 44 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-6
43 43 DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-10
45 48 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-4
46 62 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-5
47 49 PUSHBIKE SONG –•– The Mixtures (Sire)-8
49 50 LUCKY MAN –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-7

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

41 — BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-1
80 — I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-1
84 — BE NICE TO ME –•– Runt-Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-1
87 — FUNKY MUSIC SHO NUFF TURNS ME ON –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-1
88 — BROWNSVILLE –•– Joy Of Cooking (Capitol)-1
89 — HOUSE AT POOH CORNER –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists)-1
90 — AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-1
92 — BE MY BABY –•– Cissy Houston (Janus)-1
94 — I WANNA BE FREE –•– Loretta Lynn (Decca)-1
96 — DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1
98 — THAT EVIL CHILD –•– B.B. King (Kent)-1
99 — RED EYE BLUES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-1
100 — HAPPY –•– Hog Heaven (Roulette)-1