US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th April, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 10 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 3 NEITHER ONE OF US (Wants To Be the First To Say Goodbye) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-11
3 1 KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-11
4 5 AIN’T NO WOMAN (Like the One I Got) –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-10
5 6 BREAK UP TO MAKE UP –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-9
6 13 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-8
7 9 SING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
8 8 DANNY’S SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-14
9 2 ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (2001) –•– Deodato (CTI)-10
10 21 THE CISCO KID –•– War (United Artists)-6

11 11 CALL ME (Come Back Home) –•– Al Green (Hi)-8
12 4 LOVE TRAIN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-12
13 7 LAST SONG –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-17
14 18 MASTERPIECE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
15 17 SPACE ODDITY –•– David Bowie (RCA)-11
16 19 STIR IT UP –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-9
17 16 DEAD SKUNK –•– Loudon Wainwright III (Columbia)-11
18 23 THE TWELFTH OF NEVER –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-6
19 12 DUELING BANJOS –•– Deliverance (Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell) Warner Brothers-13
20 25 LITTLE WILLY –•– The Sweet (Bell)-12

21 14 THE COVER OF “ROLLING STONE” –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-19
22 20 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-12
23 26 PEACEFUL –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10
24 34 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-6
25 29 YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4
26 15 AUBREY –•– Bread (Elektra)-10
27 24 COULD IT BE I’M FALLING IN LOVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-15
28 31 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE –•– Lou Reed (RCA)-8
29 36 DRIFT AWAY –•– Dobie Gray (Decca)-7
30 22 I’M JUST A SINGER (In a Rock and Roll Band) –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-10

31 39 WILDFLOWER –•– Skylark (Capitol)-8
32 32 COOK WITH HONEY –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-9
33 28 DADDY’S HOME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-18
34 38 A LETTER TO MYSELF –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-9
35 40 DAISY A DAY –•– Jud Strunk (MGM)-8
36 33 MASTER OF EYES (The Deepness Of Your Eyes) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9
37 44 ONE MAN BAND (Plays All Alone) –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-8
38 41 BITTER BAD –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-8
39 49 REELING IN THE YEARS –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-5
40 46 OUT OF THE QUESTION –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

46 35 KISSING MY LOVE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-10
48 27 BIG CITY MISS RUTH ANN –•– Gallery (Sussex)-15
50 30 DO YOU WANT TO DANCE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-16
53 37 ONE LESS SET OF FOOTSTEPS –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-10

POWER PLAYS

41 42 SUPERMAN –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-7
42 43 STEP BY STEP –•– Joe Simom (Spring)-8
43 52 HALLELUJAH DAY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4
44 50 OH LA DE DA –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-5
45 48 PINBALL WIZARD / SEE ME, FEEL ME (Medley) –•– The New Seekers (Verve)-7
47 59 FUNKY WORM –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-7
49 56 “CHERRY CHERRY” FROM HOT AUGUST NIGHT –•– Neil Diamond (MCA)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — DANIEL –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
81 — DRINKING WINE SPO-DEE O’DEE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-1
85 — IT SURE TOOK A LONG, LONG TIME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1
87 — LEAVING ME –•– The Independents (Wand)-1
93 — ALWAYS –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-1
95 — PEOPLE ARE CHANGIN’ –•– Timmy Thomas (Glades)-1
97 — AM I BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-1
99 — ONLY LOVE –•– Bill Quateman (Columbia)-1
100 — WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-1

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