US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th 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)-7 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 DUELING BANJOS –•– Deliverance (Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell) Warner Brothers-9
3 3 LAST SONG –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-13
4 4 COULD IT BE I’M FALLING IN LOVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-11
5 7 LOVE TRAIN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-8
6 8 ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (2001) –•– Deodato (CTI)-6
7 5 CROCODILE ROCK –•– Elton John (MCA)-14
8 11 THE COVER OF “ROLLING STONE” –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-15
9 9 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– John Denver (RCA)-16
10 12 DADDY’S HOME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-14

11 6 YOU’RE SO VAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-15
12 10 DON’T EXPECT ME TO BE YOUR FRIEND –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-11
13 17 I’M JUST A SINGER (In a Rock and Roll Band) –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-6
14 13 DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– King Harvest (Perception)-20
15 19 DANNY’S SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-10
16 20 NEITHER ONE OF US (Wants To Be the First To Say Goodbye) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7
17 18 DO YOU WANT TO DANCE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-12
18 22 BREAK UP TO MAKE UP –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-5
19 16 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-15
20 33 AIN’T NO WOMAN (Like the One I Got) –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-6

21 24 AUBREY –•– Bread (Elektra)-6
22 23 PEACEFUL EASY FEELING –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-11
23 28 CALL ME (Come Back Home) –•– Al Green (Hi)-4
24 14 DO IT AGAIN –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-17
25 26 BIG CITY MISS RUTH ANN –•– Gallery (Sussex)-11
26 30 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-8
27 34 DEAD SKUNK –•– Loudon Wainwright III (Columbia)-7
28 31 SPACE ODDITY –•– David Bowie (RCA)-7
29 21 DREIDEL –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-12
30 36 STIR IT UP –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-5

31 49 SING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3
32 32 GIVE ME YOUR LOVE –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-9
33 15 OH, BABE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY –•– Hurricane Smith (Capitol)-15
34 46 MASTERPIECE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3
35 38 KISSING MY LOVE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-6
36 39 GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9
37 40 SOUL SONG –•– Joe Stampley (Dot)-10
38 41 MASTER OF EYES (The Deepness Of Your Eyes) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5
39 42 HELLO HURRAY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-6
40 45 PEACEFUL –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

41 27 I GOT ANTS IN MY PANTS (And I Want To Dance) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-8
53 35 DON’T CROSS THE RIVER –•– America (Warner Brothers)-7

POWER PLAYS

42 50 ONE LESS SET OF FOOTSTEPS –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-6
43 44 ROSALIE –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-7
44 48 A LETTER TO MYSELF –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-5
45 52 COOK WITH HONEY –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-5
46 47 TODAY I STARTED LOVING YOU AGAIN –•– Bettye Swann (Atlantic)-7
47 59 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-5
48 56 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-4
49 60 LITTLE WILLY –•– The Sweet (Bell)-8
50 57 BITTER BAD –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — OH LA DE DA –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1
82 — REELING IN THE YEARS –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-1
83 — CINDY INCIDENTALLY –•– Faces (Warner Brothers)-1
85 — DOWN AND OUT IN NEW YORK CITY –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
88 — GUDBUY T’JANE –•– Slade (Polydor)-1
94 — THE LORD KNOWS I’M DRINKING –•– Cal Smith (Decca)-1
97 — ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS –•– First Choice (Philly Groove)-1
98 — FRANKENSTEIN –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-1
99 — LAST TANGO IN PARIS –•– Herb Alpert and the TJB (A&M)-1
100 — ROSANNA –•– Dennis Yost and the Classics IV (MGM South)-1

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