US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th January, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 YOU’RE SO VAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-7 (2 weeks at #1)
2 4 SUPERSTITION –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9
3 3 ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-11
4 2 CLAIR –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-12
5 5 FUNNY FACE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-16
6 8 YOUR MAMA DON’T DANCE –•– Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina (Columbia)-10
7 7 ROCKIN’ PNEUMONIA – BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-15
8 9 SUPERFLY –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-9
9 13 CROCODILE ROCK –•– Elton John (MCA)-6
10 11 KEEPER OF THE CASTLE –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-10

11 12 LIVING IN THE PAST –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-11
12 6 IT NEVER RAINS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-13
13 19 WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER –•– Timmy Thomas (Glades)-8
14 15 DON’T LET ME BE LONELY TONIGHT –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7
15 25 OH, BABE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY –•– Hurricane Smith (Capitol)-7
16 18 SITTING –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9
17 26 TROUBLE MAN –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5
18 22 HI, HI, HI –•– Wings (Apple)-5
19 21 PIECES OF APRIL –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9
20 23 I WANNA BE WITH YOU –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-8

21 30 THE WORLD IS A GHETTO –•– War (United Artists)-9
22 10 YOU OUGHT TO BE WITH ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-13
23 31 DO IT AGAIN –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-9
24 24 BEEN TO CANAAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-8
25 32 LOVE JONES –•– Brighter Side Of Darkness (20th Century)-6
26 28 SEPERATE WAYS / ALWAYS ON MY MIND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
27 29 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES –•– Blue Haze (A&M)-10
28 17 WALK ON WATER –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-10
29 35 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– John Denver (RCA)-8
30 34 DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– King Harvest (Perception)-12

31 14 I AM WOMAN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-21
32 38 YOU TURN ME ON, I’M A RADIO –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-10
33 54 DON’T EXPECT ME TO BE YOUR FRIEND –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-3
34 37 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-7
35 41 DADDY’S HOME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-6
36 16 SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH ME –•– Austin Roberts (Chelsea)-14
37 40 REELIN’ & ROCKIN’ –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-7
38 27 PAPA WAS A ROLLIN’ STONE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-14
39 43 THE RELAY –•– The Who (Track)-6
40 42 HARRY HIPPIE / SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-15

OFF THE CHARTS

45 20 SWEET SURRENDER –•– Bread (Elektra)-10
46 33 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-19
48 36 IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-16
57 39 CORNER OF THE SKY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 61 COULD IT BE I’M FALLING IN LOVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-3
42 46 I’LL BE YOUR SHELTER (In Time Of Storm) –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-7
43 52 DREIDEL –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-4
44 49 DO YOU WANT TO DANCE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-4
47 48 LET US LOVE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-6
49 57 LOOKING THROUGH THE EYES OF LOVE –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-5
50 50 YOU’RE A LADY –•– Peter Skellern (London)-8

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — DUELING BANJOS –•– Deliverance (Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell) Warner Brothers-1
86 — CONTROL OF ME –•– Les Emmerson (Lion)-1
95 — GIVE ME YOUR LOVE –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-1
97 — WE –•– Shawn Phillips (A&M)-1
98 — GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-1
99 — TWEEDLEE DEE –•– Little Jimmy Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1
100 — I MISS YOU BABY –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-2