US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th November, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ (Part 1) –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-13 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-12
3 4 HEARTBEAT-IT’S A LOVEBEAT –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-11
4 6 PHOTOGRAPH –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7
5 7 SPACE RACE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-9
6 5 PAPER ROSES –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-10
7 10 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
8 3 ANGIE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-11
9 12 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
10 11 I GOT A NAME –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-7

11 9 ALL I KNOW –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-10
12 14 YOU’RE A SPECIAL PART OF ME –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-7
13 17 THE LOVE I LOST (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-8
14 8 HALF-BREED –•– Cher (MCA)-16
15 27 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-4
16 13 RAMBLIN MAN –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-13
17 16 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-33
18 20 CHEAPER TO KEEP HER –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6
19 15 KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-12
20 28 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-8

21 22 WE MAY NEVER PASS THIS WAY (Again) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-9
22 24 NUTBUSH CITY LIMITS –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-11
23 19 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-19
24 36 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-7
25 38 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-4
26 21 SUMMER (The First Time) –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-13
27 33 OOH BABY –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-6
28 26 HURTS SO GOOD –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-11
29 59 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-3
30 18 LET’S GET IT ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-19

31 25 YES WE CAN CAN –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-14
32 62 LET ME SERENADE YOU –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4
33 23 HIGHER GROUND –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14
34 42 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-5
35 30 LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK –•– Paul Simon (with the Dixie Hummingbirds) (Columbia)-16
36 35 CHECK IT OUT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-9
37 46 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-5
38 43 SWEET UNDERSTANDING LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-6
39 65 COME GET TO THIS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3
40 54 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 40 FRIENDS / CHAPEL OF LOVE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-8
44 34 WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-17
45 31 ECSTASY –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-15
46 29 BASKETBALL JONES FEATURING TYRONE SHOELACES –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-11
55 39 FUNKY STUFF –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-11
64 37 JESSE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 51 BE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-4
43 44 NEVER LET YOU GO –•– Bloodstone (London)-10
48 58 D’YER MAK’ER –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-5
49 50 COUNTRY SUNSHINE –•– Dottie West (RCA)-8
50 52 SAIL AROUND THE WORLD –•– David Gates (Elektra)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

79 — TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-1
82 — KEEP YOUR HEAD TO THE SKY –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (Columbia)-1
83 — TELL HER SHE’S LOVELY –•– El Chicano (MCA)-1
87 — LET ME BE THERE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-1
89 — SMARTY PANTS –•– First Chioce (Philly Groove)-1
93 — IT’S ALL OVER –•– The Independents (Wand)-1
94 — I FOUND SUNSHINE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
96 — THIS TIME I’M GONE FOR GOOD –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Dunhill)-1
97 — BABY COME CLOSE –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-1
98 — RIVER –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1
99 — A SONG I’D LIKE TO SING –•– Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge (A&M)-1
100 — COME LIVE WITH ME –•– Ray Charles (Crossover)-1