AMERICAN TOP 40-THE 70’S- WEEK OF JANUARY 16, 1971

George Harrison - My Sweet Lord / Isn't It A Pity (1970, Vinyl) | Discogs

American Top 40- The 70’s- Week Of January 16, 1971. The early 70’s were great years for music- this weeks Top 40 represents that well.

1 1 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-8 (4 weeks at #1) (1)A+
2 2 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-9 (2) C
3 3 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-13 (2) B
4 4 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN –•– Santana (Columbia)-10 (4) A
5 5 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-15 (1) A
6 9 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (6) A
7 11 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-13 (7) A
8 8 STONED LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-11 (7) B
9 10 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-12 (9) B
10 6 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-14 (1 A+

11 17 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-8 (11) A
12 12 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-10 (12) A-
13 13 PAY TO THE PIPER –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-10 (13) A
14 14 RIVER DEEP-MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– The Supremes and the Four Tops (Motown)-8 (14) B-
15 18 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-8 (15)A+
16 16 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-21 (11) A+
17 7 DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11 (7)A
18 24 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-6 (18) A
19 20 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (19) A-
20 23 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-9 (20) A

21 15 DOMINO –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-10 (9) A+
22 25 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-10 (22) A
23 19 ONE MAN BAND –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9 (19) B
24 32 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-6 (24) C
25 29 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (25)B
26 31 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4 (26) B-
27 33 STOP THE WAR NOW –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-5 (27) B-
28 28 GAMES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-11 (28) B-
29 30 (Don’t Worry) IF THERE’S A HELL BELOW WE’RE ALL GOING TO GO –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-9 (29)A
30 21 NO MATTER WHAT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-12 (8) A+

31 43 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-4 (31) A+
32 26 HE AIN’T HEAVY…HE’S MY BROTHER –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-11 (20) B
33 38 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-9 (33) A+
34 37 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-6 (34) A+
35 36 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-12 (35) A
36 39 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-4 (36) F
37 22 GYPSY WOMAN –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-20 (3) B
38 41 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-3 (38) A
39 27 BE MY BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-11 (17) C
40 40 MOST OF ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-8 (40) B

8 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40-THE 70’S- WEEK OF JANUARY 16, 1971

  1. Perry Como, Led Zeppelin, Ray Price, and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles…No other time do genres mix like this…a totally fascinating time.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s