US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th August, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-8 (2 weeks at #1)
2 3 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-6
3 8 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-8
4 7 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-11
5 2 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-17
6 4 SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-12
7 17 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5
8 5 YESTERDAY ONCE MORE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11
9 15 UNEASY RIDER –•– Charlie Daniels (Kama Sutra)-7
10 12 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Parrot)-32

11 11 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
12 13 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-8
13 14 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-8
14 10 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-13
15 22 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-8
16 6 DIAMOND GIRL –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-14
17 19 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
18 24 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-5
19 20 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7

20 9 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-20
21 18 MONEY –•– Pink Floyd (Harvest)-13
22 30 ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-8
23 23 NATURAL HIGH –•– Bloodstone (London)-17
24 26 ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6
25 27 HOW CAN I TELL HER –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-8
26 25 SO VERY HARD TO GO –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-15
27 33 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-4
28 28 WHERE PEACEFUL WATERS FLOW –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-9
29 29 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-16
30 16 BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-14

31 36 YOUNG LOVE / A MILLION TO ONE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-5
32 52 I WAS CHECKIN’ OUT SHE WAS CHECKIN’ IN –•– Don Covay (Mercury)-6
33 32 MISDEMEANOR –•– Foster Sylvers (Pride / MGM)-11
34 74 SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING –•– Elton John (MCA)-2
35 46 NOBODY WANTS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-9
36 39 THE HURT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-6
37 45 BELIEVE IN HUMANITY / YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Carole King (Ode)-5
38 21 KODACHROME –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-13
39 34 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-21
40 42 I’LL ALWAYS LOVE MY MAMA (Part 1) –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-11

OFF THE CHARTS

41 38 RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-18
43 37 LONG TRAIN RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-17
45 31 GIVE ME LOVE (Give Me Peace On Earth) –•– George Harrison (Apple)-13
46 35 SOUL MAKOSSA –•– Manu DiBango (Atlantic)-8
59 40 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-18

POWER PLAYS

42 47 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5
44 60 LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-2
47 75 THERE IT IS –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-3
48 53 CLOUDS –•– Daivd Gates (Elektra)-5
49 49 FUTURE SHOCK –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-4
50 51 LOVE, LOVE, LOVE –•– Donny Hathaway (Atco)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — YOU’VE NEVER BEEN THIS FAR BEFORE –•– Conway Twitty (MCA)-1
80 — THINK (1973B Version) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
81 — FREE RIDE –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-1
83 — HANG LOOSE –•– Mandrill (Polydor)-1
84 — JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-1
87 — TWISTING THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-1
94 — ALL I NEED IS TIME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1
95 — SLICK –•– Willie Hutch (Motown)-1
96 — ECSTASY –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-1
97 — THE LONG WAY HOME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-1
99 — ROCKY MOUNTAIN WAY –•– Joe Walsh (Dunhill)-1
100 — FREEDOM FOR THE STALLION –•– The Hues Corporation (RCA)-1