AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1970’S- WEEK OF JUNE 2, 1973

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American Top 40- The 1970’s- Week of June 2, 1973. A mixed bag- some great songs and some stinkers- and a wide variety of music.

1 2 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-8 (1 week at #1) (1) C-
2 3 DANIEL –•– Elton John (MCA)-9 (2) A
3 1 FRANKENSTEIN –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-13 (1)A
4 6 PILLOW TALK –•– Sylvia (Vibration)-11 (4) B
5 4 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-16 (1)C
6 5 YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (1) A
7 12 I’M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE MORE BABY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-8 (7)A
8 7 LITTLE WILLY –•– The Sweet (Bell)-20 (3)A
9 10 HOCUS POCUS –•– Focus (Sire)-14 (9)B
10 14 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-11 (10)F

11 8 DRIFT AWAY –•– Dobie Gray (Decca)-15 (5) A+
12 11 REELING IN THE YEARS –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-13 (11)A
13 9 WILDFLOWER –•– Skylark (Capitol)-16 (9)B
14 34 GIVE ME LOVE (Give Me Peace On Earth) –•– George Harrison (Apple)-3 (14)A
15 13 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-14 (6) A+
16 22 RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-8 (16) A
17 19 STEAMROLLER BLUES / FOOL –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (17)C
18 21 I’M DOIN’ FINE NOW –•– New York City (Chelsea)-14 (18) A
19 25 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-10 (19) A
20 18 THINKING OF YOU –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-10 (18C

21 23 LEAVING ME –•– The Independents (Wand)-9 (21) B
22 30 LONG TRAIN RUNNIN’ –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7 (22)B
23 16 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-17 (1)B
24 29 ONE OF A KIND (Love Affair) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-6 (24)A
25 26 NO MORE MR. NICE GUY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-8 (25)A+
26 17 THE RIGHT THING TO DO –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-10 (17)A
27 15 FUNKY WORM –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-15 (15)C
28 57 KODACHROME –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-3 (28) A+
29 32 AND I LOVE YOU SO –•– Perry Como (RCA)-8 (29)B
30 27 IT SURE TOOK A LONG, LONG TIME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-9 (27)C

31 44 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-7 (31)A
32 33 TEDDY BEAR SONG –•– Barbara Fairchild (Columbia)-15 (32)C
33 24 THE CISCO KID –•– War (United Artists)-14 (2)A
34 39 GIVE IT TO ME –•– The J. Geils Band (Atlantic)-10 (34)A
35 38 LET’S PRETEND –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-11 (35) A
36 55 SHAMBALA –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3 (36) B
37 40 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-8 (37) D
38 42 DADDY COULD SWEAR, I DECLARE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (38) A-
39 31 SUPER FLY MEETS SHAFT –•– John and Ernest (Rainy Wednesday)-8 (31) D
40 43 BACK WHEN MY HAIR WAS SHORT –•– Gunhill Road (Kama Sutra)-10 (40) D

2 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1970’S- WEEK OF JUNE 2, 1973

  1. Some good stuff. I still like the Vicki Lawrence song. Love Shambala. Jim Croce, The Spinners, Stealers Wheel, George Harrison… I like Sweet but, Little Willy, no.

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