US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 29th September, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 1 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-12
3 7 HALF-BREED –•– Cher (MCA)-9
4 4 LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-9
5 3 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-15
6 8 HIGHER GROUND –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7
7 5 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-12
8 10 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-12
9 11 MY MARIA –•– B.W. Stevenson (RCA)-10
10 15 RAMBLIN MAN –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-6

11 6 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-15
12 14 KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ (Part 1) –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-6
13 22 ANGIE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4
14 9 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-18
15 12 SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING –•– Elton John (MCA)-9
16 20 YES WE CAN CAN –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-7
17 23 MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-5
18 18 THEME FROM “CLEOPATRA JONES” –•– Joe Simon Featuring the Mainstreeters (Spring)-10
19 21 CHINA GROVE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7
20 24 FREE RIDE –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-8

21 13 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-11
22 16 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-13
23 31 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-26
24 28 YOU’VE NEVER BEEN THIS FAR BEFORE –•– Conway Twitty (MCA)-8
25 19 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-14
26 41 BASKETBALL JONES FEATURING TYRONE SHOELACES –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-4
27 17 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-13
28 25 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-15
29 40 GET IT TOGETHER –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
30 30 STONED OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-9

31 39 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– Cross Country (Atco)-7
32 36 ROCKY MOUNTAIN WAY –•– Joe Walsh (Dunhill)-8
33 43 JIMMY LOVES MARY-ANNE –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-11
34 34 ECSTASY –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-8
35 35 HEY GIRL (I Like Your Style) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
36 44 KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5
37 32 I’VE GOT SO MUCH TO GIVE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-9
38 38 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– B.B. King (ABC)-9
39 54 HEARTBEAT-IT’S A LOVEBEAT –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-4
40 42 HURTS SO GOOD –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 29 GHETTO CHILD –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-7
45 27 GET DOWN –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-15
51 33 FEELIN’ STRONGER EVERY DAY –•– Chicago (Columbia)-15
55 26 THE MORNING AFTER –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-15
65 37 ANGEL –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-13

POWER PLAYS

41 45 RHAPSODY IN BLUE –•– Deodato (CTI)-6
43 72 PAPER ROSES –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-3
44 51 FUNKY STUFF –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-4
46 57 LET ME IN –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-4
47 60 SUMMER (The First Time) –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-6
48 58 (I Don’t Want To Love You But) YOU GOT ME ANYWAY –•– Sutherland Brothers and Quiver (Island)-7
49 65 ALL I KNOW –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-3
50 61 NUTBUSH CITY LIMITS –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

71 — JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
77 — WOMAN FROM TOKYO –•– Deep Purple (Warner Brothers)-3
79 — FRIENDS / CHAPEL OF LOVE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-1
83 — THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-1
86 — RIDIN’ MY THUMB TO MEXICO –•– Johnny Rodriguez (Mercury)-1
88 — LIFE AIN’T EASY –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-1
92 — COUNTRY SUNSHINE –•– Dottie West (RCA)-1
94 — THE LOVE I LOST (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-1
96 — MAKE ME TWICE THE MAN –•– New York City (Chelsea)-4
97 — TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THE WOMAN YOU’RE WITH –•– Wilson Pickett (RCA)-1
98 — WEST COAST WOMAN –•– Painter (Elektra)-1
99 — REDNECK FRIEND –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-1
100 — LOVE IS ALL –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1