US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th July, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-15 (1 week at #1)
2 5 KODACHROME –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-8
3 2 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-13
4 1 GIVE ME LOVE (Give Me Peace On Earth) –•– George Harrison (Apple)-8
5 12 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-12
6 7 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-16
7 10 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8
8 13 YESTERDAY ONCE MORE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6
9 9 RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-13
10 4 I’M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE MORE BABY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-13

11 17 SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-7
12 8 LONG TRAIN RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12
13 14 NATURAL HIGH –•– Bloodstone (London)-12
14 18 BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-9
15 11 ONE OF A KIND (Love Affair) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-11
16 6 PILLOW TALK –•– Sylvia (Vibration)-16
17 21 DIAMOND GIRL –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-9
18 20 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-11
19 22 DADDY COULD SWEAR, I DECLARE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-11
20 26 MONEY –•– Pink Floyd (Harvest)-8

21 16 FRANKENSTEIN –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-18
22 24 SO VERY HARD TO GO –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-10
23 19 I’M DOIN’ FINE NOW –•– New York City (Chelsea)-19
24 28 DOING IT TO DEATH –•– Fred Wesley and the JB’s (People)-6
25 15 DANIEL –•– Elton John (MCA)-14
26 31 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Parrot)-27
27 23 YOU’LL NEVER GET TO HEAVEN (If You Break My Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-8
28 25 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-21
29 44 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6
30 32 MISDEMEANOR –•– Foster Sylvers (Pride / MGM)-6

31 29 AND I LOVE YOU SO –•– Perry Como (RCA)-13
32 63 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
33 40 TIME TO GET DOWN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-8
34 51 WHERE PEACEFUL WATERS FLOW –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-4
35 36 SATIN SHEETS –•– Jeanne Pruett (MCA)-9
36 27 DRIFT AWAY –•– Dobie Gray (Decca)-20
37 50 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-14
38 39 I’LL ALWAYS LOVE MY MAMA (Part 1) –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-6
39 48 GOIN’ HOME –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-4
40 45 THE PLASTIC MAN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 30 GIVE IT TO ME –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-15
46 34 GIVE YOUR BABY A STANDING OVATION –•– The Dells (Cadet)-12
57 35 LET’S PRETEND –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-16
79 33 WILDFLOWER –•– Skylark (Capitol)-21
81 37 HOCUS POCUS –•– Focus (Sire)-19

POWER PLAYS

41 75 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-3
42 86 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-3
44 46 SWAMP WITCH –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-9
45 78 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-2
47 62 SOUL MAKOSSA –•– Afrique (Mainstream)-5
48 61 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-3
49 52 NEVER, NEVER, NEVER (Grande, Grande, Grande) –•– Shirley Bassey (United Artists)-6
50 70 SOUL MAKOSSA –•– Manu DiBango (Atlantic)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

69 — LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-1
73 — HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
77 — ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
82 — LOVE, LOVE, LOVE –•– Donny Hathaway (Atco)-1
86 — THE HURT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1
89 — SWEET CHARLIE BABE –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-1
91 — FRIEND OF MINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1
92 — ROLAND THE ROADIE AND GERTRUDE THE GROUPIE –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-1
94 — SWEET HARMONY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1
96 — IT’S FOREVER –•– The Ebonys (Philadelphia International)-1
97 — LORD, MR. FORD –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-1
98 — SMOKE SMOKE SMOKE (That Cigarette) –•– Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (Paramount)-1
99 — I WAS CHECKIN’ OUT SHE WAS CHECKIN’ IN –•– Don Covay (Mercury)-1

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