US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th August, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 2 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-8
3 1 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-13
4 5 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7
5 4 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-10
6 8 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-10
7 7 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-10
8 14 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-7
9 9 UNEASY RIDER –•– Charlie Daniels (Kama Sutra)-9
10 6 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-19

11 10 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10
12 11 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-10
13 13 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Parrot)-34
14 17 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-9
15 16 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-8
16 27 LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-4
17 22 ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-10
18 20 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-6
19 29 WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-5
20 26 SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING –•– Elton John (MCA)-4

21 21 ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8
22 24 HOW CAN I TELL HER –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-10
23 12 SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-14
24 18 DIAMOND GIRL –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-16
25 25 A MILLION TO ONE / YOUNG LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-7
26 15 YESTERDAY ONCE MORE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-13
27 31 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-7
28 19 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-15
29 32 I WAS CHECKIN’ OUT SHE WAS CHECKIN’ IN –•– Don Covay (Mercury)-8
30 30 BELIEVE IN HUMANITY / YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Carole King (Ode)-7

31 33 THE HURT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-8
32 45 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-21
33 35 NOBODY WANTS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-11
34 43 THEME FROM “CLEOPATRA JONES” –•– Joe Simon Featuring the Mainstreeters (Spring)-5
35 50 MY MARIA –•– B.W. Stevenson (RCA)-5
36 36 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-18
37 23 NATURAL HIGH –•– Bloodstone (London)-19
38 46 THERE IT IS –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-5
39 28 SO VERY HARD TO GO –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-17
40 41 FUTURE SHOCK –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

42 37 MONEY –•– Pink Floyd (Harvest)-15
45 39 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-22
46 34 BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-16
49 40 MISDEMEANOR –•– Foster Sylvers (Pride / MGM)-13
63 38 WHERE PEACEFUL WATERS FLOW –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 51 BABY I’VE BEEN MISSING YOU –•– The Independents (Wand)-6
43 60 I’VE GOT SO MUCH TO GIVE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-4
44 53 STONED OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-4
47 47 CLOUDS –•– Daivd Gates (Elektra)-7
50 49 EVERYONE’S AGREED THAT EVERYTHING WILL TURN OUT FINE –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ (Part 1) –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
84 — THE LAST THING ON MY MIND –•– Neil Diamond (MCA)-1
85 — RAMBLIN MAN –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-1
89 — RHAPSODY IN BLUE –•– Deodato (CTI)-1
92 — BLOOD RED AND GOIN’ DOWN –•– Tanya Tucker (Columbia)-1
93 — SUMMER (The First Time) –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1
94 — ASHES TO ASHES –•– The Fifth Dimension (Bell)-1
97 — YOU’RE THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-1
99 — KID STUFF –•– Barbara Fairchild (Columbia)-1
100 — UNTIL IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO GO –•– The New Birth (RCA)-1