US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th November, 1973

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 PHOTOGRAPH –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ (Part 1) –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-14
3 7 TOP OF THE WORLD –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
4 5 SPACE RACE –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-10
5 3 HEARTBEAT-IT’S A LOVEBEAT –•– The DeFranco Family Featuring Tony DeFranco (20th Century)-12
6 2 MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-13
7 9 JUST YOU ‘N’ ME –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9
8 6 PAPER ROSES –•– Marie Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-11
9 15 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD –•– Elton John (MCA)-5
10 13 THE LOVE I LOST (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-9

11 8 ANGIE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-12
12 20 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-9
13 10 I GOT A NAME –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-8
14 12 YOU’RE A SPECIAL PART OF ME –•– Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye (Motown)-8
15 18 CHEAPER TO KEEP HER –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-7
16 24 HELLO IT’S ME –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-8
17 11 ALL I KNOW –•– Garfunkel (Columbia)-11
18 25 IF YOU’RE READY (Come Go With Me) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-5
19 14 HALF-BREED –•– Cher (MCA)-17
20 29 LEAVE ME ALONE (Ruby Red Dress) –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4

21 17 WHY ME –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-34
22 19 KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-13
23 22 NUTBUSH CITY LIMITS –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-12
24 21 WE MAY NEVER PASS THIS WAY (Again) –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-10
25 27 OOH BABY –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-7
26 32 LET ME SERENADE YOU –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
27 34 ROCKIN’ ROLL BABY –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6
28 16 RAMBLIN MAN –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-14
29 37 THE JOKER –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-6
30 40 NEVER, NEVER GONNA GIVE YA UP –•– Barry White (20th Century)-5

31 39 COME GET TO THIS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4
32 57 MY MUSIC –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-4
33 38 SWEET UNDERSTANDING LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-7
34 23 THAT LADY (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-20
35 41 BE –•– Neil Diamond (Columbia)-5
36 26 SUMMER (The First Time) –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-14
37 54 SHOW AND TELL –•– Al Wilson (Rocky Road)-6
38 58 LIVING FOR THE CITY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3
39 31 YES WE CAN CAN –•– The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)-15
40 48 D’YER MAK’ER –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

42 36 CHECK IT OUT –•– Tavares (Capitol)-10
49 28 HURTS SO GOOD –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 60 MIND GAMES –•– John Lennon (Apple)-3
43 53 CORAZON –•– Carole King (Ode)-5
44 71 WHO’S IN THE STRAWBERRY PATCH WITH SALLY –•– Tony Orlando and Dawn (Bell)-3
46 52 FELL FOR YOU –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-5
48 79 TIME IN A BOTTLE –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-2
50 50 SAIL AROUND THE WORLD –•– David Gates (Elektra)-6

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

66 — HELEN WHEELS –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-1
74 — I’VE GOT TO USE MY IMAGINATION –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Buddah)-1
81 — FRISKY / IF IT WERE LEFT UP TO ME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1
84 — SISTER MARY ELEPHANT (Shudd-Up) –•– Cheech and Chong (Ode)-1
87 — WHEN I FALL IN LOVE / ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT –•– Donny Osmond (Kolob)-1
90 — WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Grand Funk (Capitol)-1
92 — THE WAY WE WERE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1
96 — AIN’T GOT NO HOME –•– The Band (Capitol)-1
97 — IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER –•– Merle Haggard (Capitol)-1
98 — UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
99 — LAST KISS –•– Wednesday (Sussex)-1