US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 9th June, 1973

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NOTE: The Chart Methodology was greatly revised beginning with this chart causing unusual chart movements this week.

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-9 (2 weeks at #1)
2 3 FRANKENSTEIN –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-14
3 4 PILLOW TALK –•– Sylvia (Vibration)-12
4 2 DANIEL –•– Elton John (MCA)-10
5 10 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-12
6 7 I’M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE MORE BABY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-9
7 5 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-17
8 6 YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13
9 9 HOCUS POCUS –•– Focus (Sire)-15
10 22 LONG TRAIN RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8

11 16 RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-9
12 11 DRIFT AWAY –•– Dobie Gray (Decca)-16
13 14 GIVE ME LOVE (Give Me Peace On Earth) –•– George Harrison (Apple)-4
14 19 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-11
15 24 ONE OF A KIND (Love Affair) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7
16 13 WILDFLOWER –•– Skylark (Capitol)-17
17 28 KODACHROME –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-4
18 15 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-15
19 36 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4
20 18 I’M DOIN’ FINE NOW –•– New York City (Chelsea)-15

21 17 STEAMROLLER BLUES / FOOL –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9
22 12 REELING IN THE YEARS –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-14
23 23 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-18
24 8 LITTLE WILLY –•– The Sweet (Bell)-21
25 26 THE RIGHT THING TO DO –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-11
26 31 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-8
27 20 THINKING OF YOU –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-11
28 21 LEAVING ME –•– The Independents (Wand)-10
29 27 FUNKY WORM –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-16
30 41 NATURAL HIGH –•– Bloodstone (London)-8

31 25 NO MORE MR. NICE GUY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-9
32 33 THE CISCO KID –•– War (United Artists)-15
33 29 AND I LOVE YOU SO –•– Perry Como (RCA)-9
34 34 GIVE IT TO ME –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-11
35 38 DADDY COULD SWEAR, I DECLARE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7
36 53 YOU’LL NEVER GET TO HEAVEN (If You Break My Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-4
37 32 TEDDY BEAR SONG –•– Barbara Fairchild (Columbia)-16
38 43 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-7
39 49 BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-5
40 35 LET’S PRETEND –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-12

OFF THE CHARTS

41 37 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-9
43 40 BACK WHEN MY HAIR WAS SHORT –•– Gunhill Road (Kama Stura)-11
51 39 SUPER FLY MEETS SHAFT –•– John and Ernest (Rainy Wednesday)-9
56 30 IT SURE TOOK A LONG, LONG TIME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-10

POWER PLAYS

42 45 YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-7
44 51 DIAMOND GIRL –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-5
45 69 SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-3
46 63 SATIN SHEETS –•– Jeanne Pruett (MCA)-5
48 55 MONEY –•– Pink Floyd (Harvest)-4
49 48 GIVE YOUR BABY A STANDING OVATION –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8
50 58 THE FREE ELECTRIC BAND –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — THERE’S NO ME WITHOUT YOU –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-1
74 — FINDER’S KEEPERS –•– The Chairmen Of the Boad (Invictus)-1
80 — THE PLASTIC MAN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
87 — BAD WEATHER –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1
90 — I CAN MAKE IT THRU THE DAYS (But Oh Those Lonely Nights) –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-1
92 — BLACK BYRD –•– Donald Byrd (Blue Note)-1
94 — MY HEART JUST KEEPS ON BREAKIN’ –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
96 — SOUL MAKOSSA –•– Afrique (Mainstream)-1
97 — MOTHER-IN-LAW / SIXTY MINUTE MAN –•– Clarence Carter (Fame)-1
99 — I DON’T WANT TO MAKE YOU WAIT –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1