US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st September, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-11 (2 weeks at #1)
2 4 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8
3 6 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11
4 3 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-14
5 2 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-9
6 8 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-8
7 5 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-11
8 7 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-11
9 16 LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-5
10 11 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11

11 19 WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-6
12 14 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-10
13 10 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-20
14 15 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-9
15 18 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-7
16 20 SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING –•– Elton John (MCA)-5
17 17 ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-11
18 9 UNEASY RIDER –•– Charlie Daniels (Kama Sutra)-10
19 12 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-11
20 21 ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9

21 27 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-8
22 13 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Parrot)-35
23 25 A MILLION TO ONE / YOUNG LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-8
24 22 HOW CAN I TELL HER –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-11
25 35 MY MARIA –•– B.W. Stevenson (RCA)-6
26 24 DIAMOND GIRL –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-17
27 34 THEME FROM “CLEOPATRA JONES” –•– Joe Simon Featuring the Mainstreeters (Spring)-6
28 30 BELIEVE IN HUMANITY / YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE –•– Carole King (Ode)-8
29 29 I WAS CHECKIN’ OUT SHE WAS CHECKIN’ IN –•– Don Covay (Mercury)-9
30 51 HIGHER GROUND –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3

31 32 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-22
32 33 NOBODY WANTS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-12
33 54 HALF-BREED –•– Cher (MCA)-5
34 31 THE HURT –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9
35 26 YESTERDAY ONCE MORE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-14
36 44 STONED OUT OF MY MIND –– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-5
37 43 I’VE GOT SO MUCH TO GIVE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-5
38 38 THERE IT IS –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-6
39 40 FUTURE SHOCK –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-7
40 23 SMOKE ON THE WATER –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-15

OFF THE CHARTS

43 39 SO VERY HARD TO GO –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-18
44 28 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-16
46 36 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-19

POWER PLAYS

41 41 BABY I’VE BEEN MISSING YOU –•– The Independents (Wand)-7
42 52 GHETTO CHILD –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-3
45 55 FREE RIDE –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-4
47 58 HEY GIRL (I Like Your Style) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3
48 53 SWEET CHARLIE BABE –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-9
50 60 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– B.B. King (ABC)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
76 — GET IT TOGETHER –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
80 — KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1
83 — TONIGHT –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-1
86 — THE PEACEMAKER –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-1
88 — PARRTY (Part 1) –•– Maceo and the Macks (People)-1
92 — EVERYBODY’S HAD THE BLUES –•– Merle Haggard and the Strangers (Capitol)-1
93 — HE –•– Today’s People (20th Century)-1
94 — THEY’RE COMING TO TAKE ME AWAY, HA-HAAA –•– Napoleon XIV (Warner Brothers)-7
95 — MAKE ME TWICE THE MAN –•– New York City (Chelsea)-1
96 — AS TIME GOES BY –•– Nilsson (RCA)-1
99 — I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN –•– Ann Peebles (Hi)-1

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