US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th May, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 FRANKENSTEIN –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-12 (1 week at #1)
2 6 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-7
3 5 DANIEL –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
4 2 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-15
5 1 YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11
6 9 PILLOW TALK –•– Sylvia (Vibration)-10
7 3 LITTLE WILLY –•– The Sweet (Bell)-19
8 7 DRIFT AWAY –•– Dobie Gray (Decca)-14
9 10 WILDFLOWER –•– Skylark (Capitol)-15
10 13 HOCUS POCUS –•– Focus (Sire)-13

11 11 REELING IN THE YEARS –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-12
12 20 I’M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE MORE BABY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-7
13 8 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-13
14 22 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-10
15 16 FUNKY WORM –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-14
16 12 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-16
17 18 THE RIGHT THING TO DO –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-9
18 19 THINKING OF YOU –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-9
19 23 STEAMROLLER BLUES / FOOL –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
20 14 DAISY A DAY –•– Jud Strunk (MGM)-15

21 27 I’M DOIN’ FINE NOW –•– New York City (Chelsea)-13
22 25 RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-7
23 26 LEAVING ME –•– The Independents (Wand)-8
24 15 THE CISCO KID –•– War (United Artists)-13
25 30 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-9
26 29 NO MORE MR. NICE GUY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-7
27 28 IT SURE TOOK A LONG, LONG TIME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-8
28 31 ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS –•– First Choice (Philly Groove)-12
29 35 ONE OF A KIND (Love Affair) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5
30 43 LONG TRAIN RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6

31 33 SUPER FLY MEETS SHAFT –•– John and Ernest (Rainy Wednesday)-7
32 37 AND I LOVE YOU SO –•– Perry Como (RCA)-7
33 34 TEDDY BEAR SONG –•– Barbara Fairchild (Columbia)-14
34 59 GIVE ME LOVE (Give Me Peace On Earth) –•– George Harrison (Apple)-2
35 36 I CAN UNDERSTAND IT –•– The New Birth (RCA)-10
36 17 OUT OF THE QUESTION –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-13
37 38 HEARTS OF STONE –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-9
38 39 LET’S PRETEND –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-10
39 42 GIVE IT TO ME –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-9
40 44 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

48 24 SING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-14
50 21 THE TWELFTH OF NEVER –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-13
56 40 MASTERPIECE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 41 DRINKING WINE SPO-DEE O’DEE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-8
42 50 DADDY COULD SWEAR, I DECLARE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5
43 46 BACK WHEN MY HAIR WAS SHORT –•– Gunhill Road (Kama Stura)-9
44 47 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-6
45 45 I KNEW JESUS (Before He Was a Star) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-11
46 49 YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-5
47 52 NATURAL HIGH –•– Bloodstone (London)-6
49 57 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

83 — WHAT ABOUT ME –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
85 — SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-1
90 — I’D RATHER BE A COWBOY –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
98 — COME LIVE WITH ME –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-1
99 — WHAT’S YOUR MAMA’S NAME –•– Tanya Tucker (Columbia)-1
100 — CUM ON FEEL THE NOIZE –•– Slade (Polydor)-1

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