US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th February, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 CROCODILE ROCK –•– Elton John (MCA)-10 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 YOU’RE SO VAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-11
3 4 WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER –•– Timmy Thomas (Glades)-12
4 6 OH, BABE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY –•– Hurricane Smith (Capitol)-11
5 3 SUPERSTITION –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13
6 9 DO IT AGAIN –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-13
7 8 THE WORLD IS A GHETTO –•– War (United Artists)-13
8 7 TROUBLE MAN –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9
9 12 DON’T EXPECT ME TO BE YOUR FRIEND –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7
10 13 COULD IT BE I’M FALLING IN LOVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7

11 18 DUELING BANJOS –•– Deliverance (Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell) Warner Brothers-5
12 14 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– John Denver (RCA)-12
13 5 YOUR MAMA DON’T DANCE –•– Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina (Columbia)-14
14 15 DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– King Harvest (Perception)-16
15 34 KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-3
16 16 LOVE JONES –•– Brighter Side Of Darkness (20th Century)-10
17 10 HI, HI, HI –•– Wings (Apple)-9
18 21 DADDY’S HOME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-10
19 24 LAST SONG –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-9
20 11 ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-15

21 22 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-11
22 28 LOVE TRAIN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-4
23 17 SUPERFLY –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-13
24 20 SEPERATE WAYS / ALWAYS ON MY MIND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11
25 25 YOU TURN ME ON, I’M A RADIO –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-14
26 29 DO YOU WANT TO DANCE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-8
27 27 DREIDEL –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-8
28 23 CLAIR –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-16
29 32 REELIN’ & ROCKIN’ –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-11
30 36 THE COVER OF “ROLLING STONE” –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-11

31 33 HARRY HIPPIE / SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-19
32 19 ROCKIN’ PNEUMONIA – BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-19
33 38 PEACEFUL EASY FEELING –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-7
34 44 LIVING TOGETHER, GROWING TOGETHER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-6
35 26 DON’T LET ME BE LONELY TONIGHT –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-11
36 46 I GOT ANTS IN MY PANTS (And I Want To Dance) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4
37 40 I’M NEVER GONNA BE ALONE ANYMORE –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-8
38 42 BIG CITY MISS RUTH ANN –•– Gallery (Sussex)-7
39 30 FUNNY FACE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-20
40 49 DANNY’S SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-6
41 43 JESUS IS JUST ALRIGHT –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

43 37 PIECES OF APRIL –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-13
47 35 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES –•– Blue Haze (A&M)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 43 JESUS IS JUST ALRIGHT –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9
42 58 I’M JUST A SINGER (In a Rock and Roll Band) –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-2
44 50 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-4
45 52 GIVE ME YOUR LOVE –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-5
46 48 YOU’VE GOT TO TAKE IT (If You Want It) –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-8
48 57 DON’T CROSS THE RIVER –•– America (Warner Brothers)-3
49 53 GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-5
50 74 ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (2001) –•– Deodato (CTI)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — MASTER OF EYES (The Deepness Of Your Eyes) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
83 — LOST HORIZON –•– Shawn Phillips (A&M)-1
84 — STIR IT UP –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-1
85 — A LETTER TO MYSELF –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
88 — BREAK UP TO MAKE UP –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-1
90 — COOK WITH HONEY –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-1
92 — MAGIC WOMAN TOUCH –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1
97 — GOOD MORNING –•– Michael Redway (Philips)-1
99 — TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ –•– Bunny Sigler (Philadelphia International)-1
100 — THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-1

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