US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th July, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-15 (2 weeks at #1)
2 3 YESTERDAY ONCE MORE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9
3 4 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11
4 7 SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-10
5 2 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-18
6 11 DIAMOND GIRL –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-12
7 5 KODACHROME –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-11
8 8 BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-12
9 20 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-6
10 6 GIVE ME LOVE (Give Me Peace On Earth) –•– George Harrison (Apple)-11

11 17 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9
12 16 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Parrot)-30
13 14 MONEY –•– Pink Floyd (Harvest)-11
14 9 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-19
15 10 NATURAL HIGH –•– Bloodstone (London)-15
16 19 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
17 18 SO VERY HARD TO GO –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-13
18 22 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-6
19 26 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6
20 24 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-6

21 29 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-4
22 23 MISDEMEANOR –•– Foster Sylvers (Pride / MGM)-9
23 30 UNEASY RIDER –•– Charlie Daniels (Kama Sutra)-5
24 33 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-4
25 27 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5
26 12 LONG TRAIN RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-15
27 15 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-14
28 31 WHERE PEACEFUL WATERS FLOW –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7
29 35 HOW CAN I TELL HER –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-6
30 38 ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4

31 21 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-16
32 41 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-6
33 13 RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-16
34 25 DOING IT TO DEATH –•– Fred Wesley and the JB’s (People)-9
35 37 SOUL MAKOSSA –•– Manu DiBango (Atlantic)-6
36 50 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3
37 32 ONE OF A KIND (Love Affair) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-14
38 47 ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-6
39 51 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-3
40 36 I’LL ALWAYS LOVE MY MAMA (Part 1) –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-9

OFF THE CHARTS

41 34 I’M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE MORE BABY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-16
47 39 DADDY COULD SWEAR, I DECLARE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-14
48 28 SATIN SHEETS –•– Jeanne Pruett (MCA)-12

POWER PLAYS

42 44 ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-14
43 60 THE HURT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4
44 53 NOBODY WANTS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-7
45 46 THERE’S NO ME WITHOUT YOU –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-8
46 66 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-2
49 69 YOUNG LOVE / A MILLION TO ONE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — MY MARIA –•– B.W. Stevenson (RCA)-1
83 — WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-1
86 — THEME FROM “CLEOPATRA JONES” –•– Joe Simon Featuring the Mainstreeters (Spring)-1
90 — THERE IT IS –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1
94 — SYLVIA –•– Focus (Sire)-1
95 — SHOW BIZ KIDS –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-1
98 — L.A. FREEWAY –•– Jerry Jeff Walker (MCA)-1

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