US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th January, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 YOU’RE SO VAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-6 (1 week at #1)
2 2 CLAIR –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-11
3 1 ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-10
4 16 SUPERSTITION –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8
5 6 FUNNY FACE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-15
6 5 IT NEVER RAINS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-12
7 8 ROCKIN’ PNEUMONIA – BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-14
8 10 YOUR MAMA DON’T DANCE –•– Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina (Columbia)-9
9 9 SUPERFLY –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-8
10 3 YOU OUGHT TO BE WITH ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-12

11 11 KEEPER OF THE CASTLE –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-9
12 13 LIVING IN THE PAST –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-10
13 20 CROCODILE ROCK –•– Elton John (MCA)-5
14 7 I AM WOMAN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-20
15 21 DON’T LET ME BE LONELY TONIGHT –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-6
16 12 SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH ME –•– Austin Roberts (Chelsea)-13
17 17 WALK ON WATER –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-9
18 18 SITTING –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8
19 24 WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER –•– Timmy Thomas (Glades)-7
20 15 SWEET SURRENDER –•– Bread (Elektra)-9

21 23 PIECES OF APRIL –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8
22 27 HI, HI, HI –•– Wings (Apple)-4
23 28 I WANNA BE WITH YOU –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-7
24 26 BEEN TO CANAAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-7
25 30 OH, BABE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY –•– Hurricane Smith (Capitol)-6
26 33 TROUBLE MAN –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4
27 14 PAPA WAS A ROLLIN’ STONE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-13
28 34 SEPERATE WAYS / ALWAYS ON MY MIND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
29 31 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES –•– Blue Haze (A&M)-9
30 35 THE WORLD IS A GHETTO –•– War (United Artists)-8

31 37 DO IT AGAIN –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-8
32 46 LOVE JONES –•– Brighter Side Of Darkness (20th Century)-5
33 22 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-18
34 43 DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– King Harvest (Perception)-11
35 41 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– John Denver (RCA)-7
36 19 IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-15
37 49 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-6
38 40 YOU TURN ME ON, I’M A RADIO –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-9
39 25 CORNER OF THE SKY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-11
40 55 REELIN’ & ROCKIN’ –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

44 29 SUMMER BREEZE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-18
45 32 LONG DARK ROAD –•– The Hollies (Epic)-10
55 36 VENTURA HIGHWAY –•– America (Warner Brothers)-12
58 38 I’M STONE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-13
63 39 CRAZY HORSES –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 54 DADDY’S HOME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-5
42 45 HARRY HIPPIE / SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-14
43 47 THE RELAY –•– The Who (Track)-5
46 60 I’LL BE YOUR SHELTER (In Time Of Storm) –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-6
47 44 NO –•– Bulldog (Decca)-13
48 52 LET US LOVE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-5
49 72 DO YOU WANT TO DANCE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-3
50 53 YOU’RE A LADY –•– Peter Skellern (London)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

76 — LIVING TOGETHER, GROWING TOGETHER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1
83 — DANNY’S SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
92 — HAPPY (Love Theme From “Lady Sings the Blues”) –•– Bobby Darin (Motown)-1
93 — DON’T LEAVE ME STARVIN’ FOR YOUR LOVE (Part 1) –•– Holland-Dozier Featuring Brian Holland (Invictus)-1
97 — SHE’S GOT TO BE A SAINT –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-1
98 — SOUL SONG –•– Joe Stampley (Dot)-1
99 — ON AND OFF (Part 1) –•– Anacosta (Columbia)-1
100 — SLOW MOTION (Part 1) –•– Johnny Williams (Philadelphia International)-1

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