US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th August, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 9 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-7 (1 week at #1)
2 1 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-16
3 21 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-5
4 4 SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-11
5 2 YESTERDAY ONCE MORE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10
6 6 DIAMOND GIRL –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-13
7 11 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-10
8 20 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-7
9 5 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-19
10 3 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-12

11 16 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7
12 12 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Parrot)-31
13 19 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-7
14 18 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-7
15 23 UNEASY RIDER –•– Charlie Daniels (Kama Sutra)-6
16 8 BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-13
17 36 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4
18 13 MONEY –•– Pink Floyd (Harvest)-12
19 24 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-5
20 25 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6

21 7 KODACHROME –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-12
22 32 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7
23 15 NATURAL HIGH –•– Bloodstone (London)-16
24 39 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-4
25 17 SO VERY HARD TO GO –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-14
26 30 ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5
27 29 HOW CAN I TELL HER –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7
28 28 WHERE PEACEFUL WATERS FLOW –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-8
29 27 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-15
30 38 ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-7

31 10 GIVE ME LOVE (Give Me Peace On Earth) –•– George Harrison (Apple)-12
32 22 MISDEMEANOR –•– Foster Sylvers (Pride / MGM)-10
33 46 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-3
34 14 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-20
35 35 SOUL MAKOSSA –•– Manu DiBango (Atlantic)-7
36 49 YOUNG LOVE / A MILLION TO ONE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-4
37 26 LONG TRAIN RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-16
38 33 RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-17
39 43 THE HURT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
40 31 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-17

OFF THE CHARTS

41 34 DOING IT TO DEATH –•– Fred Wesley and the JB’s (People)-10
42 40 I’LL ALWAYS LOVE MY MAMA (Part 1) –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-10
56 37 ONE OF A KIND (Love Affair) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-15

POWER PLAYS

43 45 THERE’S NO ME WITHOUT YOU –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-9
44 50 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-18
45 52 BELIEVE IN HUMANITY / YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Carole King (Ode)-4
47 57 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-4
48 48 SATIN SHEETS –•– Jeanne Pruett (MCA)-13
49 74 FUTURE SHOCK –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

60 — LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-1
74 — SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING –•– Elton John (MCA)-1
84 — TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1
86 — BILLION DOLLAR BABIES –•– ALice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1
89 — HALF-BREED –•– Cher (MCA)-1
91 — DON’T LET IT END (‘Til You Let It Begin) –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1
95 — I’VE GOT SO MUCH TO GIVE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
96 — STONED OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
99 — LOVING ARMS –•– Dobie Gray (MCA)-1
100 — EVIL –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1