US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st July, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-14 (1 week at #1)
2 1 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-17
3 6 YESTERDAY ONCE MORE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
4 4 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10
5 2 KODACHROME –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-10
6 5 GIVE ME LOVE (Give Me Peace On Earth) –•– George Harrison (Apple)-10
7 8 SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-9
8 14 BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-11
9 7 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-18
10 12 NATURAL HIGH –•– Bloodstone (London)-14

11 13 DIAMOND GIRL –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-11
12 11 LONG TRAIN RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-14
13 10 RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-15
14 17 MONEY –•– Pink Floyd (Harvest)-10
15 16 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-13
16 20 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Parrot)-29
17 21 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8
18 19 SO VERY HARD TO GO –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-12
19 26 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
20 29 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-5

21 9 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-15
22 31 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-5
23 25 MISDEMEANOR –•– Foster Sylvers (Pride / MGM)-8
24 37 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-5
25 22 DOING IT TO DEATH –•– Fred Wesley and the JB’s (People)-8
26 32 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-5
27 34 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4
28 28 SATIN SHEETS –•– Jeanne Pruett (MCA)-11
29 44 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-3
30 41 UNEASY RIDER –•– Charlie Daniels (Kama Sutra)-4

31 33 WHERE PEACEFUL WATERS FLOW –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-6
32 23 ONE OF A KIND (Love Affair) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-13
33 46 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-3
34 15 I’M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE MORE BABY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-15
35 43 HOW CAN I TELL HER –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5
36 38 I’LL ALWAYS LOVE MY MAMA (Part 1) –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-8
37 49 SOUL MAKOSSA –•– Manu DiBango (Atlantic)-5
38 55 ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3
39 24 DADDY COULD SWEAR, I DECLARE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-13
40 27 FRANKENSTEIN –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-20

OFF THE CHARTS

42 35 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-16
43 18 PILLOW TALK –•– Sylvia (Vibration)-18
45 36 GOIN’ HOME –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-6
55 40 THE PLASTIC MAN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
58 39 SWAMP WITCH –•– Jim Stafford (MGM)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 51 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-5
44 50 ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-13
46 52 THERE’S NO ME WITHOUT YOU –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-7
47 57 ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-5
50 74 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

66 — GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-1
81 — BONGO ROCK –•– The Incredible Bongo Band (Pride / MGM)-1
84 — DIDN’T I –•– Sylvia (Vibration)-1
85 — FUTURE SHOCK –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-1
89 — BABY I’VE BEEN MISSING YOU –•– The Independents (Wand)-1
91 — SUNSHINE –•– Mickey Newbury (Elektra)-1
93 — JIMMY LOVES MARY-ANNE –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-1
95 — ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) (1973 Version) –•– Coven (MGM)-1