US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd July, 1971

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

1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-9 (3 weeks at #1)
2 4 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-13
3 5 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-13
4 2 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
5 8 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-7
6 3 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-13
7 6 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-10
8 14 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-5
9 9 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-9
10 7 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-10

11 17 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-8
12 18 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-6
13 10 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-15
14 15 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8
15 13 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-11
16 19 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-12
17 20 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-9
18 16 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9
19 25 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5
20 28 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-8

21 11 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-9
22 24 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-8
23 33 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-5
24 31 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5
25 38 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-4
26 26 PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7
27 34 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-7
28 30 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-7
29 29 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-11
30 36 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-11

31 12 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-17
32 23 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-20
33 21 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-12
34 39 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-7
35 37 ESCAPE-ISM (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-4
36 48 DOUBLE BARREL –•– David and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-4
37 51 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-3
38 42 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-4
39 73 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-2
40 47 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3

OFF THE CHARTS
POWER PLAYS

41 43 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-5
42 50 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-5
43 58 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-3
44 61 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-6
45 45 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-11
46 59 CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-4
48 70 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-2
49 49 I KNOW I’M IN LOVE –•– Chee-Chee and Peppy (Buddah)-6
50 62 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-4

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

70 — MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1
73 — MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1
74 — RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1
77 — CRAZY ABOUT THE LA LA LA –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1
79 — IN THESE CHANGING TIMES –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1
80 — WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-1
88 — HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-1
90 — MELTING POT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-13
93 — K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-1
94 — HILL WHERE THE LORD HIDES –•– Chuck Mangione (Mercury)-1
96 — LOVE IS LIFE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Warner Brothers)-1
97 — NEAR YOU –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1
99 — ONE-WAY TICKET –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)

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