US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th November, 1971

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

1 1 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5
3 4 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-4
4 3 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-18
5 8 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-24
6 5 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-10
7 7 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8
8 14 HAVE YOU SEE HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-4
9 9 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gayle (Tamla)-6
10 6 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11

11 22 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-4
12 16 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-9
13 39 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-3
14 12 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-16
15 21 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-6
16 25 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-5
17 11 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-17
18 18 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-13
19 10 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-14
20 20 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-8

21 50 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-2
22 34 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3
23 19 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-15
24 24 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-10
25 32 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
26 27 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-5
27 29 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6
28 28 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-9
29 30 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-9
30 17 SWEET CITY WOMAN –•– The Stampeders (Bell)-14

31 33 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-12
32 23 THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE –•– The Persuaders (Atco)-12
33 42 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-5
34 15 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14
35 13 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-13
36 31 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7
37 44 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-5
38 46 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-3
39 41 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-7
40 87 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-2

OFF THE CHARTS

44 37 LOVING HER WAS EASIER (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-13
46 40 CHARITY BALL –•– Fanny (Reprise)-9
48 35 BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-10
56 36 WOMEN’S LOVE RIGHTS –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 43 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-6
42 47 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-8
43 58 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-5
45 45 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-7
47 48 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-9
49 49 LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-6
50 65 TILL –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-3

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

61 — I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
76 — STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1
77 — AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1
87 — AIN’T NOBODY HOME –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1
90 — SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-1
93 — HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1
98 — GET DOWN –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-1
99 — LET IT BE –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-1
100 — HALLELUJAH –•– Sweathog (Columbia)-1