US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th June, 1971

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

1 3 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 1 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7
3 5 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
4 4 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7
5 2 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-14
6 9 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-6
7 7 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-12
8 15 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-10
9 11 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-6
10 6 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9

11 25 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-10
12 10 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-11
13 13 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-17
14 8 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-11
15 14 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-29
16 22 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-5
17 20 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8
18 28 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-6
19 21 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6
20 17 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-15

21 19 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-10
22 16 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-13
23 23 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-11
24 12 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-14
25 18 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-12
26 40 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-6
27 36 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-5
28 31 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-8
29 30 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-14
30 47 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-4

31 35 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-9
32 27 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-15
33 45 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5
34 41 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8
35 37 LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
36 29 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-7
37 42 PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4
38 26 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-10
39 39 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7
40 34 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-11

OFF THE CHARTS
POWER PLAYS

41 48 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-4
42 44 CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-5
43 43 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-13
44 80 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-2
45 46 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-13
46 58 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-5
47 91 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-2
48 64 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-3
49 51 LIGHT SINGS –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4
50 53 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-8

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

75 — ESCAPE-ISM (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-1
78 — DOUBLE BARREL –•– David and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-1
84 — RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-1
85 — DO YOU KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– P-Nut Gallery (Buddah)-1
86 — DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1
89 — YOU’RE THE REASON WHY –•– The Ebonys (Philadelphia International)-1
90 — YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-1
92 — HELP THE POOR (Instrumental) –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1
96 — CAUGHT IN A DREAM –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1
98 — BEEN TOO LONG ON THE ROAD –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1
99 — I HEAR THOSE CHURCH BELLS RINGING –•– Dusk (Bell)-1
100 — CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-1