US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th May, 1971

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

1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 (5 weeks at #1)
2 2 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7
3 3 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-10
4 5 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-8
5 10 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7
6 13 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3
7 8 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5
8 7 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-11
9 4 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8
10 9 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-11

11 12 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6
12 18 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-6
13 24 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-3
14 16 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-8
15 11 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-7
16 6 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-13
17 25 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-9
18 21 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9
19 17 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-14
20 14 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-11

21 19 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10
22 22 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-17
23 15 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-15
24 27 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-25
25 28 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13
26 33 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-7
27 30 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-7
28 20 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-14
29 38 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-6
30 45 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-6

31 43 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3
32 41 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4
33 69 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-2
34 36 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-11
35 44 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-10
36 39 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-9
37 47 BOOTY BUTT –•– The Ray Charles Orchestra (Tangerine)-9
38 35 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-10
39 50 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-3
40 37 BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

41 32 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-13
43 40 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-10
45 34 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-7

POWER PLAYS

42 48 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-4
46 — RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
47 84 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-2
48 55 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4
49 53 MELTING POT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9
50 61 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-2

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

46 — RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
68 — CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-1
69 — SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-1
81 — YOUR LOVE (Means Everything To Me) –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Band (Warner Brothers)-1
85 — YOU’RE MY MAN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-1
87 — LIFE / ONLY BELIEVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
89 — HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-1
90 — DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-1
91 — NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1
92 — FLIM FLAM MAN –•– Barbara Streisand (Columbia)-1
95 — HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1
96 — TARKIO ROAD –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-1
97 — OOH POO PAH DOO –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-1
99 — CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-1
100 — WHOLESALE LOVE –•– Buddy Miles (Mercury)-1

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