US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th September, 1971

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

1 12 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-4 (1 week at #1)
2 1 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-11
3 8 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-11
4 9 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6
5 10 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-5
6 13 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-8
7 2 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-20
8 3 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-15
9 7 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9
10 18 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-8

11 16 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-10
12 5 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-15
13 4 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10
14 15 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-10
15 11 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11
16 6 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8
17 27 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-5
18 33 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-4
19 36 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-8
20 23 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-8

21 25 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-4
22 14 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-14
23 22 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-10
24 31 BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-4
25 26 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-15
26 35 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-7
27 19 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-22
28 20 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-9
29 17 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-13
30 44 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Kattie Kissoon (ABC)-7

31 41 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-5
32 32 GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-6
33 30 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9
34 45 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-6
35 38 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-9
36 43 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-5
37 47 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4
38 50 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4
39 71 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-2
40 42 I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

41 34 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-10
59 40 WHERE YOU LEAD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-7

POWER PLAYS

42 57 I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-8
43 61 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-4
44 54 SURRENDER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4
45 53 K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-9
46 48 MAGGIE –•– Redbone (Epic)-14
47 49 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-5
48 58 MARIANNE –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-3
49 — SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

49 — SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
74 — KO-KO JOE –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-1
81 — CALIFORNIA KID AND REEMO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1
92 — A LONG TIME, A LONG WAY TO GO –•– Runt-Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-1
93 — CAREY –•– Joni Mitchell (Reprise)-1
94 — HE’D RATHER HAVE THE RAIN –•– Heaven Bound with Tony Scotti (MGM)-1
96 — DESDEMONA –•– The Searchers (RCA)-1
97 — MILITARY MADNESS –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-1
98 — WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-1
100 — WE’RE FRIENDS BY DAY (And Lovers By Night) –•– The Whatnauts (Stang)-1

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