US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd September, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (2 weeks at #1)
2 5 WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-9
3 1 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-14
4 4 LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-8
5 3 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-11
6 6 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-14
7 11 HALF-BREED –•– Cher (MCA)-8
8 13 HIGHER GROUND –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6
9 7 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-17
10 15 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-11

11 14 MY MARIA –•– B.W. Stevenson (RCA)-9
12 12 SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING –•– Elton John (MCA)-8
13 8 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-10
14 30 KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ (Part 1) –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-5
15 21 RAMBLIN MAN –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-5
16 10 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-12
17 9 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-12
18 22 THEME FROM “CLEOPATRA JONES” –•– Joe Simon Featuring the Mainstreeters (Spring)-9
19 16 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-13
20 28 YES WE CAN CAN –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-6

21 24 CHINA GROVE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6
22 55 ANGIE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3
23 33 MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-4
24 27 FREE RIDE –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-7
25 20 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-14
26 18 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-14
27 17 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-14
28 35 YOU’VE NEVER BEEN THIS FAR BEFORE –•– Conway Twitty (MCA)-7
29 29 GHETTO CHILD –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6
30 38 STONED OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-8

31 23 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-25
32 34 I’VE GOT SO MUCH TO GIVE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-8
33 19 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-14
34 49 ECSTASY –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-7
35 36 HEY GIRL (I Like Your Style) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
36 44 ROCKY MOUNTAIN WAY –•– Joe Walsh (Dunhill)-7
37 25 ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-12
38 46 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– B.B. King (ABC)-8
39 43 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– Cross Country (Atco)-6
40 45 GET IT TOGETHER –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

46 39 A MILLION TO ONE / YOUNG LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-11
49 40 NOBODY WANTS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT –•– Bobby Womack (United Artists)-15

POWER PLAYS

41 70 BASKETBALL JONES FEATURING TYRONE SHOELACES –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-3
42 64 HURTS SO GOOD –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-3
43 47 JIMMY LOVES MARY-ANNE –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-10
44 54 KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-4
45 48 RHAPSODY IN BLUE –•– Deodato (CTI)-5
48 53 SWEET HARMONY –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-12
50 52 SEXY, SEXY, SEXY –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

75 — SPACE RACE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-1
80 — WE MAY NEVER PASS THIS WAY (Again) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-1
81 — RAISED ON ROCK / FOR OL’ TIMES SAKE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
83 — JESSE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-1
84 — CHECK IT OUT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-1
93 — GOTTA FIND A WAY –•– The Moments (Stang)-1
94 — SISTER JAMES –•– Nino Tempo and 5th Ave. Sax (A&M)-1
96 — YOU’D BETTER BELIEVE IT –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-1
99 — I’M COMING HOME –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1