US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd June, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-11 (4 weeks at #1)
2 2 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-14
3 4 I’M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE MORE BABY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-11
4 7 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-13
5 8 GIVE ME LOVE (Give Me Peace On Earth) –•– George Harrison (Apple)-6
6 3 PILLOW TALK –•– Sylvia (Vibration)-14
7 9 KODACHROME –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-6
8 5 DANIEL –•– Elton John (MCA)-12
9 12 LONG TRAIN RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10
10 11 RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-11

11 14 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6
12 13 ONE OF A KIND (Love Affair) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-9
13 6 FRANKENSTEIN –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-16
14 20 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-10
15 24 NATURAL HIGH –•– Bloodstone (London)-10
16 38 YESTERDAY ONCE MORE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4
17 18 I’M DOIN’ FINE NOW –•– New York City (Chelsea)-17
18 10 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-19
19 16 HOCUS POCUS –•– Focus (Sire)-17
20 35 SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-5

21 30 BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-7
22 15 DRIFT AWAY –•– Dobie Gray (Decca)-18
23 29 YOU’LL NEVER GET TO HEAVEN (If You Break My Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6
24 32 DADDY COULD SWEAR, I DECLARE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9
25 19 WILDFLOWER –•– Skylark (Capitol)-19
26 22 LEAVING ME –•– The Independents (Wand)-12
27 39 SO VERY HARD TO GO –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-8
28 31 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-9
29 40 DIAMOND GIRL –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-7
30 34 GIVE IT TO ME –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-13

31 36 AND I LOVE YOU SO –•– Perry Como (RCA)-11
32 17 YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15
33 44 MONEY –•– Pink Floyd (Harvest)-6
34 27 NO MORE MR. NICE GUY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-11
35 21 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-17
36 41 LET’S PRETEND –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-14
37 23 LITTLE WILLY –•– The Sweet (Bell)-23
38 42 GIVE YOUR BABY A STANDING OVATION –•– The Dells (Cadet)-10
39 54 SATIN SHEETS –•– Jeanne Pruett (MCA)-7
40 45 DOING IT TO DEATH –•– Fred Wesley and the JB’s (People)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

41 26 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-20
46 25 REELING IN THE YEARS –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-16
50 28 STEAMROLLER BLUES / FOOL –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11
52 33 THINKING OF YOU –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-13
56 37 THE RIGHT THING TO DO –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-13

POWER PLAYS

42 43 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-11
43 51 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Parrot)-25
44 46 BACK WHEN MY HAIR WAS SHORT –•– Gunhill Road (Kama Stura)-13
45 50 TIME TO GET DOWN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6
47 55 SWAMP WITCH –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-7
48 49 THE FREE ELECTRIC BAND –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-9
49 57 MISDEMEANOR –•– Foster Sylvers (Pride / MGM)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
76 — GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-1
78 — HOW CAN I TELL HER –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1
80 — I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1
81 — ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-1
83 — BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-1
86 — DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1
87 — OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-1
88 — SOUL MAKOSSA –•– Manu DiBango (Atlantic)-1
92 — TEQUILA SUNRISE –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1
97 — HE DID WITH ME –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-1
99 — THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-1
100 — YOU ALWAYS COME BACK (To Hurting Me) –•– Johnny Rodriguez (Mercury)-1