US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th October, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 HALF-BREED –•– Cher (MCA)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 4 LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-10
3 2 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-13
4 1 WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-11
5 6 HIGHER GROUND –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8
6 8 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-13
7 10 RAMBLIN MAN –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-7
8 13 ANGIE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5
9 5 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-16
10 12 KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ (Part 1) –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-7

11 17 MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-6
12 9 MY MARIA –•– B.W. Stevenson (RCA)-11
13 7 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-13
14 16 YES WE CAN CAN –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-8
15 19 CHINA GROVE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8
16 11 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-16
17 20 FREE RIDE –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-9
18 14 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-19
19 18 THEME FROM “CLEOPATRA JONES” –•– Joe Simon Featuring the Mainstreeters (Spring)-11
20 26 BASKETBALL JONES FEATURING TYRONE SHOELACES –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-5

21 23 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-27
22 24 YOU’VE NEVER BEEN THIS FAR BEFORE –•– Conway Twitty (MCA)-9
23 39 HEARTBEAT-IT’S A LOVEBEAT –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-5
24 15 SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING –•– Elton John (MCA)-10
25 43 PAPER ROSES –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-4
26 36 KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-6
27 21 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-12
28 29 GET IT TOGETHER –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6
29 49 ALL I KNOW –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-4
30 32 ROCKY MOUNTAIN WAY –•– Joe Walsh (Dunhill)-9

31 31 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– Cross Country (Atco)-8
32 25 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-15
33 33 JIMMY LOVES MARY-ANNE –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-12
34 40 HURTS SO GOOD –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-5
35 22 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-14
36 27 LIVE AND LET DIE –•– Wings (Apple)-14
37 37 I’VE GOT SO MUCH TO GIVE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-10
38 46 LET ME IN –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-5
39 47 SUMMER (The First Time) –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-7
40 44 FUNKY STUFF –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 30 STONED OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-10
45 34 ECSTASY –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-9
49 35 HEY GIRL (I Like Your Style) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
51 38 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– B.B. King (ABC)-10
52 28 I BELIEVE IN YOU (You Believe In Me) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-16

POWER PLAYS

41 66 WE MAY NEVER PASS THIS WAY (Again) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-3
42 60 SPACE RACE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-3
44 68 JESSE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-3
46 58 RAISED ON ROCK / FOR OL’ TIMES SAKE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3
47 50 NUTBUSH CITY LIMITS –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-5
48 48 (I Don’t Want To Love You But) YOU GOT ME ANYWAY –•– Sutherland Brothers and Quiver (Island)-8

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

66 — YOU’RE A SPECIAL PART OF ME –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-1
74 — PHOTOGRAPH –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1
76 — I GOT A NAME –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-1
80 — TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
86 — ROLLING IN MY SWEET BABY’S ARMS / I’M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY –•– Hank Wilson (Leon Russell) (Shelter)-1
87 — MY PRETENDING DAYS ARE OVER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1
93 — LITTLE GIRL GONE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-1
95 — HEY, LITTLE GIRL –•– Foster Sylvers (MGM)-1
97 — HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-1
98 — LET ME BE YOUR LOVEMAKER –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-1

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