US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st May, 1971

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

1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (3 weeks at #1)
2 3 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-8
3 4 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
4 2 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11
5 6 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-6
6 8 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-6
7 10 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-9
8 5 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-9
9 7 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-13
10 17 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-9

11 15 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-5
12 24 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3
13 14 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8
14 11 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-12
15 9 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-13
16 30 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5
17 26 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-12
18 12 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-14
19 37 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4
20 16 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-12

21 19 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-12
22 46 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-6
23 35 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-15
24 20 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-13
25 27 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7
26 22 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-10
27 13 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-13
28 18 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-16
29 31 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-8
30 25 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-6

31 21 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-11
32 59 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-4
33 45 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-5
34 34 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-7
35 39 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-7
36 36 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-8
37 41 BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-2
38 40 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-9
39 29 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-10
40 — BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1

OFF THE CHARTS
POWER PLAYS

41 63 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-23
42 42 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-7
43 52 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-7
44 47 PUSHBIKE SONG –•– The Mixtures (Sire)-9
45 56 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-5
46 65 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-4
47 58 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11
48 49 LUCKY MAN –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-8
49 — IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1
50 57 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-8

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

40 — BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1
49 — IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1
66 — REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1
78 — FEELIN’ ALRIGHT –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-1
80 — REACH OUT YOUR HAND –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-1
87 — I’M COMIN’ HOME –•– Dave Edmonds (MAM)-1
88 — A MAMA AND A PAPA –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
89 — JOHNNY B. GOODE –•– Johnny Winter (Columbia)-1
90 — THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-1
91 — TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-2
95 — MUSIC IS LOVE –•– David Crosby (Atlantic)-1
96 — THE ELECTRONIC MAGNETISM (That’s Heavy, Baby) –•– Soloman Burke (MGM)-1
100 — BE GOOD TO ME BABY –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-1