US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th 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)-10 (4 weeks at #1)
2 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-14
3 3 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-14
4 4 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9
5 5 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-8
6 8 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-6
7 12 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-7
8 6 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-14
9 9 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-10
10 16 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-13

11 11 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-9
12 10 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-11
13 7 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-11
14 25 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-5
15 24 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6
16 39 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3
17 17 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-10
18 19 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6
19 20 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-9
20 30 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-12

21 23 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-6
22 27 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-8
23 14 DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-9
24 13 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-16
25 28 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-8
26 15 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-12
27 18 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-10
28 36 DOUBLE BARREL –•– David and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-5
29 26 PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8
30 34 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-8

31 22 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-9
32 40 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4
33 44 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-7
34 37 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-4
35 35 ESCAPE-ISM (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-5
36 38 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-5
37 59 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
38 43 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-4
39 41 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-6
40 48 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

42 29 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 42 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-6
43 45 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-12
44 46 CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-5
45 50 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-5
46 70 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2
47 56 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-7
48 51 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-7
49 88 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-2
50 63 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Aston, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-4

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

72 — LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1
75 — MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
82 — I’M LEAVIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
84 — WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-1
89 — HOW DID WE LOSE IT BABY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1
90 — MAGGIE –•– Redbone (Epic)-6
91 — I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-6
97 — GONNA BE ALRIGHT NOW –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-1
98 — HE’S GONNA STEP ON YOU AGAIN –•– John Kongos (Elektra)-1
99 — SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-1
100 — I BEEN MOVED –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-1