US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd March, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-6 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 DUELING BANJOS –•– Deliverance (Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell) Warner Brothers-8
3 7 LAST SONG –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-12
4 5 COULD IT BE I’M FALLING IN LOVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-10
5 3 CROCODILE ROCK –•– Elton John (MCA)-13
6 4 YOU’RE SO VAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-14
7 9 LOVE TRAIN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-7
8 18 ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (2001) –•– Deodato (CTI)-5
9 10 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– John Denver (RCA)-15
10 8 DON’T EXPECT ME TO BE YOUR FRIEND –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-10

11 15 THE COVER OF “ROLLING STONE” –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-14
12 12 DADDY’S HOME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-13
13 13 DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– King Harvest (Perception)-19
14 6 DO IT AGAIN –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-16
15 11 OH, BABE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY –•– Hurricane Smith (Capitol)-14
16 16 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-14
17 22 I’M JUST A SINGER (In a Rock and Roll Band) –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-5
18 19 DO YOU WANT TO DANCE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-11
19 26 DANNY’S SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-9
20 31 NEITHER ONE OF US (Wants To Be the First To Say Goodbye) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6

21 21 DREIDEL –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-11
22 42 BREAK UP TO MAKE UP –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-4
23 24 PEACEFUL EASY FEELING –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-10
24 27 AUBREY –•– Bread (Elektra)-5
25 14 WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER –•– Timmy Thomas (Glades)-15
26 29 BIG CITY MISS RUTH ANN –•– Gallery (Sussex)-10
27 28 I GOT ANTS IN MY PANTS (And I Want To Dance) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7
28 48 CALL ME (Come Back Home) –•– Al Green (Hi)-3
29 17 SUPERSTITION –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-16
30 33 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-7

31 36 SPACE ODDITY –•– David Bowie (RCA)-6
32 34 GIVE ME YOUR LOVE –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-8
33 39 AIN’T NO WOMAN (Like the One I Got) –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-5
34 40 DEAD SKUNK –•– Loudon Wainwright III (Columbia)-6
35 37 DON’T CROSS THE RIVER –•– America (Warner Brothers)-6
36 44 STIR IT UP –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-4
37 32 LIVING TOGETHER, GROWING TOGETHER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-9
38 46 KISSING MY LOVE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-5
39 41 GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8
40 43 SOUL SONG –•– Joe Stampley (Dot)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

43 20 THE WORLD IS A GHETTO –•– War (United Artists)-16
53 23 LOVE JONES –•– Brighter Side Of Darkness (20th Century)-13
62 25 TROUBLE MAN –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 53 MASTER OF EYES (The Deepness Of Your Eyes) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4
42 50 HELLO HURRAY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-5
44 49 ROSALIE –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-6
45 54 PEACEFUL –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5
46 63 MASTERPIECE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2
47 51 TODAY I STARTED LOVING YOU AGAIN –•– Bettye Swann (Atlantic)-6
48 55 A LETTER TO MYSELF –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-4
49 61 SING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2
50 57 ONE LESS SET OF FOOTSTEPS –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — ONE MAN PARADE –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-1
79 — THE CISCO KID –•– War (United Artists)-1
81 — OUT OF THE QUESTION –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-1
82 — THE TWELFTH OF NEVER –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1
84 — IF YOU GOTTA BREAK ANOTHER HEART –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-1
86 — STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-1
88 — YESTERDAY I HAD THE BLUES –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-1
94 — LET YOUR YEAH BE YEAH –•– Brownsville Station (Big Tree)-1
96 — I’M DOIN’ FINE NOW –•– New York City (Chelsea)-1
98 — HOCUS POCUS –•– Focus (Sire)-1
99 — RIVER ROAD –•– Uncle Dog (MCA)-1

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