US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th May, 1971

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

1 3 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5 (1 week at #1)
2 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-12
3 2 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9
4 6 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-8
5 8 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5
6 4 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-12
7 7 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
8 13 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-10
9 5 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-9
10 10 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-13

11 20 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3
12 11 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-8
13 9 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-10
14 15 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-27
15 17 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-15
16 16 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-11
17 12 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-13
18 27 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-4
19 24 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-8
20 25 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-9

21 38 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-4
22 29 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6
23 23 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-13
24 26 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-9
25 22 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-11
26 28 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-8
27 40 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-4
28 21 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-19
29 30 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5
30 19 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-16

31 34 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-5
32 42 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-4
33 33 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-12
34 35 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-11
35 37 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-6
36 18 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-15
37 31 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-9
38 43 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-8
39 53 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-3
40 41 LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

41 14 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-10
47 36 BOOTY BUTT –•– The Ray Charles Orchestra (Tangerine)-11

POWER PLAYS

42 46 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6
43 44 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-7
44 52 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-4
45 50 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-3
46 49 CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-3
48 54 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-11
49 51 13 QUESTIONS –•– Seatrain (Capitol)-9
50 59 I CRIED –•– James Brown (King)-4

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

89 — WALK AWAY –•– The James Gang (ABC)-1
90 — IT’S SO HARD FOR ME TO SAY GOODBYE –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
92 — MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-1
93 — I KNOW I’M IN LOVE –•– Chee-Chee and Peppy (Buddah)-1
94 — YOUR LOVE IS SO DOGGONE GOOD –•– The Whispers (Janus)-1
96 — SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-1
98 — IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-1
99 — LOVE’S MADE A FOOL OF YOU –•– Cochise (United Artists)-1
100 — LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-1