US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th September, 1971

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

1 5 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-6 (1 week at #1)
2 4 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
3 3 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-12
4 6 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-9
5 1 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-5
6 2 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-12
7 10 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-9
8 7 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-21
9 8 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-16
10 19 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-9

11 11 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-11
12 18 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-5
13 9 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10
14 17 STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-6
15 13 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11
16 20 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-9
17 49 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2
18 21 I WOKE UP IN LOVE THIS MORNING –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-5
19 15 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12
20 34 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-7
21 12 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-16
22 16 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9
23 24 BANGLA-DESH / DEEP BLUE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-5
24 26 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-8
25 14 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-11
26 31 THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-6
27 30 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Kattie Kissoon (ABC)-8
28 37 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5
29 25 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-16
30 56 MAKE IT FUNKY (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-3

31 35 SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION –•– Bobby Russell (United Artists)-10
32 39 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-3
33 38 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5
34 36 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-6
35 43 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-5
36 32 GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-7
37 23 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-11
38 40 I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-8
39 45 K-JEE –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-10
40 44 SURRENDER –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5

OFF THE CHARTS
POWER PLAYS

41 42 I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-9
42 47 ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-6
43 53 THE BREAKDOWN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-5
44 58 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-15
45 46 MAGGIE –•– Redbone (Epic)-15
46 48 MARIANNE –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-4
47 52 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Hand) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-5
48 51 WHERE EVIL GROWS / I WAS WONDERING –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-9
49 62 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-12
50 54 TAKE ME GIRL, I’M READY –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-6

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

75 — ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-1
76 — TALK IT OVER IN THE MORNING –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
78 — MACARTHUR PARK (Part 2) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1
79 — GHETTO WOMAN –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1
80 — GET IT WHILE YOU CAN –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-1
81 — BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-1
85 — YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-1
87 — PIN THE TAIL ON THE DONKEY –•– The Newcomers (Stax)-1
90 — SOME OF SHELLY’S BLUES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists)-1
91 — I KNOW I’M IN LOVE –•– Chee-Chee and Peppy (Buddah)-9
93 — THAT’S THE WAY A WOMAN IS –•– The Messengers (Rare Earth)-1
95 — HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS –•– Chase (Epic)-1
96 — CAN YOU GET TO THAT –•– Funkadelic (Westbound)-1
98 — SOLO –•– Billie Sans (Invictus)-1
99 — SUMMER SIDE OF LIFE –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-1
100 — BLACK SEEDS KEEP ON GROWING –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1