US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th October, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 HALF-BREED –•– Cher (MCA)-11 (2 weeks at #1)
2 7 RAMBLIN MAN –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-8
3 3 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-14
4 5 HIGHER GROUND –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9
5 8 ANGIE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6
6 6 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-14
7 2 LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-11
8 11 MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-7
9 10 KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ (Part 1) –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-8
10 4 WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-12

11 14 YES WE CAN CAN –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-9
12 23 HEARTBEAT-IT’S A LOVEBEAT –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-6
13 25 PAPER ROSES –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-5
14 17 FREE RIDE –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-10
15 15 CHINA GROVE –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9
16 12 MY MARIA –•– B.W. Stevenson (RCA)-12
17 20 BASKETBALL JONES FEATURING TYRONE SHOELACES –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-6
18 9 DELTA DAWN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-17
19 29 ALL I KNOW –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-5
20 26 KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-7

21 13 SAY, HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY SWEET GYSPY ROSE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-14
22 16 BROTHER LOUIE –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-17
23 21 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-28
24 30 ROCKY MOUNTAIN WAY –•– Joe Walsh (Dunhill)-10
25 18 TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-20
26 42 SPACE RACE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-4
27 22 YOU’VE NEVER BEEN THIS FAR BEFORE –•– Conway Twitty (MCA)-10
28 28 GET IT TOGETHER –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7
29 34 HURTS SO GOOD –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-6
30 31 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– Cross Country (Atco)-9

31 41 WE MAY NEVER PASS THIS WAY (Again) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-4
32 40 FUNKY STUFF –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-6
33 39 SUMMER (The First Time) –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-8
34 45 ECSTASY –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-10
35 66 YOU’RE A SPECIAL PART OF ME –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-2
36 38 LET ME IN –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-6
37 19 THEME FROM “CLEOPATRA JONES” –•– Joe Simon Featuring the Mainstreeters (Spring)-12
38 44 JESSE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-4
39 33 JIMMY LOVES MARY-ANNE –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-13
40 76 I GOT A NAME –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-2

OFF THE CHARTS

41 27 GYPSY MAN –•– War (United Artists)-13
42 24 SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING –•– Elton John (MCA)-11
47 32 IF YOU WANT ME TO STAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-16
51 35 HERE I AM (Come and Take Me) –•– Al Green (Hi)-15
52 37 I’VE GOT SO MUCH TO GIVE –•– Barry White (20th Century)-11

POWER PLAYS

43 56 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
44 47 NUTBUSH CITY LIMITS –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-6
46 46 RAISED ON ROCK / FOR OL’ TIMES SAKE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
48 48 (I Don’t Want To Love You But) YOU GOT ME ANYWAY –•– Sutherland Brothers and Quiver (Island)-9
49 53 SUCH A NIGHT –•– Dr. John (Atco)-5
50 68 THE LOVE I LOST (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — CHEAPER TO KEEP HER –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1
81 — OOH BABY –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-1
82 — SWEET UNDERSTANDING LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-1
85 — OH NO NOT MY BABY –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-1
95 — I WON’T LAST A DAY WITHOUT YOU –•– Maureen McGovern (20th Century)-1
98 — STEALIN’ –•– Uriah Heep (Warner Brothers)-1
99 — HAVING A PARTY (Medley) –•– The Ovations (MGM)-1
100 — KID STUFF –•– Barbara Fairchild (Columbia)-4

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