US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th August, 1971

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

1 1 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-10 (4 weeks at #1)
2 3 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-19
3 8 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-14
4 4 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9
5 2 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-14
6 6 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7
7 10 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8
8 12 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-10
9 14 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5
10 24 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-4

11 7 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10
12 21 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-3
13 23 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-7
14 5 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-13
15 16 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-9
16 19 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-9
17 9 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-12
18 22 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-7
19 11 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-21
20 17 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-8

21 13 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-17
22 15 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-9
23 30 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-7
24 18 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-15
25 35 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-3
26 27 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-14
27 38 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-4
28 25 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-13
29 26 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-12
30 20 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8

31 43 BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-3
32 33 GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-5
33 54 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-3
34 34 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-9
35 39 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
36 46 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-7
37 28 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-11
38 44 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-8
39 29 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-12
40 41 WHERE YOU LEAD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

46 37 MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-7
51 32 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-10
63 36 I’M LEAVIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 49 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-4
42 42 I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-6
43 47 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-5
44 45 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Kattie Kissoon (ABC)-6
45 48 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-5
47 58 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3
48 50 MAGGIE –•– Redbone (Epic)-13
49 55 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-4
50 57 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-3

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

65 — MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
71 — SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-1
74 — ANNABELLA –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-1
75 — CALL MY NAME, I’LL BE THERE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1
79 — STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-10
81 — GIMME SHELTER –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-1
86 — A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-1
87 — IS THAT THE WAY –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-1
90 — ALL MY TRIALS –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
93 — THINK HIS NAME –•– Johnny Rivers with the Guru Ram Das Ashram Singers (United Artists)-1
96 — THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-1
97 — HIJACKIN’ LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1
99 — FEEL SO BAD –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-1
100 — A PART OF YOU –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-1

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