US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th September, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13 (1 week at #1)
2 1 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10
3 4 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-10
4 6 LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-7
5 8 WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-8
6 2 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-13
7 5 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-16
8 9 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-9
9 7 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-11
10 10 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-11

11 22 HALF-BREED –•– Cher (MCA)-7
12 16 SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING –•– Elton John (MCA)-7
13 18 HIGHER GROUND –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5
14 20 MY MARIA –•– B.W. Stevenson (RCA)-8
15 17 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-10
16 12 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-12
17 13 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-13
18 11 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-13
19 14 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-13
20 19 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-13

21 35 RAMBLIN MAN –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-4
22 24 THEME FROM “CLEOPATRA JONES” –•– Joe Simon Featuring the Mainstreeters (Spring)-8
23 26 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-24
24 42 CHINA GROVE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5
25 23 ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11
26 15 ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-13
27 37 FREE RIDE –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-6
28 34 YES WE CAN CAN –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-5
29 30 GHETTO CHILD –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-5
30 41 KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ (Part 1) –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-4

31 25 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Parrot)-37
32 28 UNEASY RIDER –•– Charlie Daniels (Kama Sutra)-12
33 55 MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-3
34 36 I’VE GOT SO MUCH TO GIVE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-7
35 43 YOU’VE NEVER BEEN THIS FAR BEFORE –•– Conway Twitty (MCA)-6
36 39 HEY GIRL (I Like Your Style) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5
37 21 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-22
38 31 STONED OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-7
39 27 A MILLION TO ONE / YOUNG LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-10
40 29 NOBODY WANTS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-14

OFF THE CHARTS

41 32 THERE IT IS –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-8

POWER PLAYS

42 48 SWEET CHARLIE BABE –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-11
43 60 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– Cross Country (Atco)-5
44 56 ROCKY MOUNTAIN WAY –•– Joe Walsh (Dunhill)-6
45 62 GET IT TOGETHER –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3
46 46 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– B.B. King (ABC)-7
47 57 JIMMY LOVES MARY-ANNE –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-9
48 73 RHAPSODY IN BLUE –•– Deodato (CTI)-4
49 49 ECSTASY –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-6
50 54 EVIL –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — ALL I KNOW –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-1
81 — OUTLAW MAN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-1
84 — NEVER LET YOU GO –•– Bloodstone (London)-1
85 — SUCH A NIGHT –•– Dr. John (Atco)-1
86 — PAPER ROSES –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1
89 — QUEEN OF THE ROLLER DERBY –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-1
91 — THIS TIME IT’S REAL –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-1
96 — RUBBER BULLETS –•– 10cc (UK)-1
97 — SLIPPIN’ AWAY –•– Jean Sheppard (United Artists)-1
100 — FAREWELL ANDROMEDA (Welcome To My Morning) –•– John Denver (RCA)-1