US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th November, 1971

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

1 2 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6 (1 week at #1)
2 1 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-10
3 3 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-5
4 11 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-5
5 8 HAVE YOU SEE HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-5
6 4 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-19
7 7 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9
8 21 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-3
9 13 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-4
10 6 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-11

11 5 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-25
12 9 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gayle (Tamla)-7
13 15 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-7
14 16 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-6
15 22 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4
16 10 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12
17 18 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-14
18 27 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7
19 12 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-10
20 17 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-18

21 31 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-13
22 14 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-17
23 37 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-6
24 25 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7
25 33 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-6
26 26 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-6
27 29 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-10
28 19 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-15
29 40 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-3
30 51 WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-6

31 43 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-6
32 67 SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3
33 38 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-4
34 24 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-11
35 20 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-9
36 41 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-7
37 28 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-10
38 35 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-14
39 77 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2
40 42 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

46 36 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8
49 39 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 45 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-8
42 49 LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-7
43 59 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-3
44 47 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-10
45 50 TILL –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4
47 76 STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-2
48 61 I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-2

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

74 — ONE MONKEY DON’T STOP NO SHOW (Part 1) –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1
76 — CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-1
79 — (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rod Stewart with Faces (Mercury)-1
84 — SATISFACTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1
88 — KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1
90 — MY BOY –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-1
91 — TURN YOUR RADIO ON –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1
97 — YOU KEEP ME HOLDING ON –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1
98 — LOOKIN’ BACK –•– Bob Segar (Capitol)-1
99 — THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Redbone (Epic)-1
100 — PRETTY AS YOU FEEL –•– Jefferson Airplane (Grunt)-1

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