US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th July, 1971

raiders-indian-reservation-the-lament-of-the-cherokee-reservation-indian-cbs-serie-gemini raiders-indian-reservation-the-lament-of-the-cherokee-reservation-indian-1971-9

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

1 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-16 (1 week at #1)
2 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-12
3 3 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8
4 4 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-10
5 6 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-9
6 5 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-16
7 8 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-7
8 9 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5
9 12 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-14
10 13 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8

11 7 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11
12 10 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-15
13 18 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-10
14 11 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-11
15 26 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4
16 16 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-11
17 17 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8
18 19 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-8
19 23 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
20 27 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-4

21 21 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-9
22 14 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-12
23 24 DOUBLE BARREL –•– David and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-7
24 29 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-6
25 25 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-10
26 49 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-3
27 15 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-12
28 30 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6
29 33 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-7
30 22 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-10

31 40 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3
32 32 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-7
33 35 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
34 34 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-6
35 36 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-8
36 37 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-9
37 68 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-2
38 20 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-16
39 50 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4
40 45 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

47 38 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE / PUPPET MAN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10
49 39 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 42 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Aston, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-6
42 46 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3
43 44 CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-7
44 47 WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5
45 51 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-5
46 53 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4
48 48 SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5
50 60 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-4

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

68 — IT’S SUMMER –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
76 — TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
88 — I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1
89 — COME BACK HOME –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1
90 — WHERE YOU LEAD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1
92 — WE ARE NEIGHBORS –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
95 — YOU’RE THE ONE FOR ME –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1
96 — MARE, TAKE ME HOME –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-1
99 — WHEN YOU GET RIGHT DOWN TO IT –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-1
100 — CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Kattie Kissoon (ABC)-1