US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th October, 1971

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

1 1 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-16 (5 weeks at #1)
2 4 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-7
3 3 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8
4 2 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9
5 9 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-3
6 20 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-2
7 6 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-14
8 5 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-12
9 15 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6
10 11 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-22

11 7 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-13
12 12 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-15
13 14 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-11
14 10 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12
15 17 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-10
16 8 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-12
17 19 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7
18 13 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-12
19 21 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gayle (Tamla)-4
20 29 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-11

21 60 HAVE YOU SEE HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-2
22 18 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-16
23 23 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-8
24 27 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-6
25 25 STAGGER LEE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-11
26 28 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-8
27 16 SO FAR AWAY / SMACKWATER JACK –•– Carole King (Ode)-10
28 47 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-3
29 35 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-4
30 34 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-7

31 24 CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Kattie Kissoon (ABC)-15
32 36 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-5
33 32 WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Paul Stookey (Warner Brothers)-13
34 38 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-10
35 45 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4
36 37 WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-9
37 26 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-11
38 48 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4
39 41 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-7
40 54 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

44 33 RAIN DANCE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-12
45 40 I’M COMIN’ HOME –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-6
46 39 THE LOVE WE HAD (Stays On My Hand) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 43 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-5
42 44 CHARITY BALL –•– Fanny (Reprise)-7
43 77 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-2
47 50 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-5
48 49 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-6
49 51 SPILL THE WINE –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5
50 53 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-7

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

69 — ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
71 — TILL –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1
77 — SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-1
86 — GRANDMA’S HANDS –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1
87 — BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-1
89 — GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-1
90 — LISA, LISTEN TO ME –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1
93 — LONG PROMISED ROAD –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-1
99 — I BET HE DON’T LOVE YOU (Like I Love You) –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1
100 — WALK RIGHT UP TO THE SUN –•– The Defonics (Philly Groove)-1

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