US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th January, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 SUPERSTITION –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (1 week at #1)
2 1 YOU’RE SO VAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-9
3 4 CROCODILE ROCK –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
4 5 YOUR MAMA DON’T DANCE –•– Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina (Columbia)-12
5 9 WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER –•– Timmy Thomas (Glades)-10
6 3 ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-13
7 10 OH, BABE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY –•– Hurricane Smith (Capitol)-9
8 13 TROUBLE MAN –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7
9 6 ROCKIN’ PNEUMONIA – BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-17
10 15 THE WORLD IS A GHETTO –•– War (United Artists)-11

11 12 HI, HI, HI –•– Wings (Apple)-7
12 8 SUPERFLY –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-11
13 18 DO IT AGAIN –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-11
14 7 CLAIR –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-14
15 14 DON’T LET ME BE LONELY TONIGHT –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-9
16 17 I WANNA BE WITH YOU –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-10
17 22 DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– King Harvest (Perception)-14
18 19 LOVE JONES –•– Brighter Side Of Darkness (20th Century)-8
19 11 FUNNY FACE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-18
20 26 DON’T EXPECT ME TO BE YOUR FRIEND –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5

21 23 SEPERATE WAYS / ALWAYS ON MY MIND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9
22 25 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– John Denver (RCA)-10
23 31 COULD IT BE I’M FALLING IN LOVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5
24 21 PIECES OF APRIL –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11
25 28 DADDY’S HOME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-8
26 29 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-9
27 30 YOU TURN ME ON, I’M A RADIO –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-12
28 20 LIVING IN THE PAST –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-13
29 27 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES –•– Blue Haze (A&M)-12
30 34 DREIDEL –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-6

31 16 KEEPER OF THE CASTLE –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-12
32 36 DO YOU WANT TO DANCE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-6
33 35 REELIN’ & ROCKIN’ –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-9
34 43 LAST SONG –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-7
35 37 HARRY HIPPIE / SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-17
36 24 IT NEVER RAINS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-15
37 61 LOVE TRAIN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-2
38 32 SITTING –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-11
39 42 LOOKING THROUGH THE EYES OF LOVE –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-7
40 40 I’LL BE YOUR SHELTER (In Time Of Storm) –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

46 39 THE RELAY –•– The Who (Track)-8
48 38 YOU OUGHT TO BE WITH ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-15
49 33 BEEN TO CANAAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 64 DUELING BANJOS –•– Deliverance (Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell) Warner Brothers-3
42 44 I’M NEVER GONNA BE ALONE ANYMORE –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-6
43 49 THE COVER OF “ROLLING STONE” –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-9
44 51 PEACEFUL EASY FEELING –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-5
45 48 I CAN’T STAND TO SEE YOU CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7
47 58 LIVING TOGETHER, GROWING TOGETHER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4
50 59 BIG CITY MISS RUTH ANN –•– Gallery (Sussex)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

54 — KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-1
71 — SPACE ODDITY –•– David Bowie (RCA)-1
76 — DON’T CROSS THE RIVER –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
79 — ROSALIE –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-1
83 — TODAY I STARTED LOVING YOU AGAIN –•– Bettye Swann (Atlantic)-1
86 — NEITHER ONE OF US (Wants To Be the First To Say Goodbye) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1
88 — DEAD SKUNK –•– Loudon Wainwright III (Columbia)-1
91 — LOVE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1
94 — DON’T BURN ME –•– Paul Kelly (Warner Brothers)-1
96 — ONE OF THE BOYS –•– Mott the Hoople (Columbia)-1
98 — SOMEBODY LOVES YOU –•– The Whispers (Janus)-1
99 — WE’RE GONNA HAVE A GOOD TIME –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-1
100 — COME SOFTLY TO ME –•– The New Seekers Featuring Marty Kristian (Verve)-1