US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th February, 1973

roberta-flack-killing-me-softly-with-his-song-atlantic-11 roberta-flack-killing-me-softly-with-his-song-1973-4TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 5 KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-5 (1 week at #1)
2 4 DUELING BANJOS –•– Deliverance (Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell) Warner Brothers-7
3 1 CROCODILE ROCK –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
4 2 YOU’RE SO VAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-13
5 7 COULD IT BE I’M FALLING IN LOVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-9
6 6 DO IT AGAIN –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-15
7 13 LAST SONG –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-11
8 8 DON’T EXPECT ME TO BE YOUR FRIEND –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-9
9 15 LOVE TRAIN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6
10 10 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– John Denver (RCA)-14

11 3 OH, BABE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY –•– Hurricane Smith (Capitol)-13
12 16 DADDY’S HOME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-12
13 14 DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– King Harvest (Perception)-18
14 9 WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER –•– Timmy Thomas (Glades)-14
15 19 THE COVER OF “ROLLING STONE” –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-13
16 18 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-13
17 12 SUPERSTITION –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15
18 25 ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (2001) –•– Deodato (CTI)-4
19 22 DO YOU WANT TO DANCE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-10
20 11 THE WORLD IS A GHETTO –•– War (United Artists)-15

21 23 DREIDEL –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-10
22 28 I’M JUST A SINGER (In a Rock and Roll Band) –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-4
23 20 LOVE JONES –•– Brighter Side Of Darkness (20th Century)-12
24 29 PEACEFUL EASY FEELING –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-9
25 17 TROUBLE MAN –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11
26 35 DANNY’S SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-8
27 36 AUBREY –•– Bread (Elektra)-4
28 30 I GOT ANTS IN MY PANTS (And I Want To Dance) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6
29 34 BIG CITY MISS RUTH ANN –•– Gallery (Sussex)-9
30 21 YOUR MAMA DON’T DANCE –•– Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina (Columbia)-16

31 40 NEITHER ONE OF US (Wants To Be the First To Say Goodbye) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5
32 32 LIVING TOGETHER, GROWING TOGETHER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-8
33 38 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-6
34 41 GIVE ME YOUR LOVE –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-7
35 37 JESUS IS JUST ALRIGHT –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-11
36 42 SPACE ODDITY –•– David Bowie (RCA)-5
37 43 DON’T CROSS THE RIVER –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5
38 24 HI, HI, HI –•– Wings (Apple)-11
39 46 AIN’T NO WOMAN (Like the One I Got) –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-4
40 47 DEAD SKUNK –•– Loudon Wainwright III (Columbia)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

45 26 YOU TURN ME ON, I’M A RADIO –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-16
47 27 REELIN’ & ROCKIN’ –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-13
52 33 HARRY HIPPIE / SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-21
58 39 SUPERFLY –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-15

POWER PLAYS

41 45 GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7
42 53 BREAK UP TO MAKE UP –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-3
43 49 SOUL SONG –•– Joe Stampley (Dot)-8
44 50 STIR IT UP –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-3
46 55 KISSING MY LOVE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-4
48 73 CALL ME (Come Back Home) –•– Al Green (Hi)-2
49 52 ROSALIE –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-5
50 57 HELLO HURRAY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

61 — SING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
63 — MASTERPIECE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
73 — SUPERMAN –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-1
85 — DRIFT AWAY –•– Dobie Gray (Decca)-1
87 — PINBALL WIZARD / SEE ME, FEEL ME (Medley) –•– The New Seekers (Verve)-1
92 — SAIL ON SAILOR –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-1
93 — NAMES, TAGS, NUMBERS & LABELS –•– The Association (Mums)-1
94 — FUNKY WORM –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-1
95 — GIRL YOU NEED A CHANGE OF MIND (Part 1) –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
96 — STOP, WAIT & LISTEN –•– Circus (Metromedia)-1
99 — TEDDY BEAR SONG –•– Barbara Fairchild (Columbia)-1
100 — WE DID IT –•– Syl Johnson (Hi)-1

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