US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 15th May, 1971

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending May 15th, 1971. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. You can also view the entire 1971 chart here. three-dog-night-joy-to-the-world-1971-3 TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 (5 weeks at #1) 2 2 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7 3 3 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-10 4 5 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-8 5 10 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7 6 13 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3 7 8 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 8 7 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-11 9 4 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8 10 9 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-11 11 12 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 12 18 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-6 13 24 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-3 14 16 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-8 15 11 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-7 16 6 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-13 17 25 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-9 18 21 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 19 17 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-14 20 14 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-11 21 19 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 22 22 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-17 23 15 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-15 24 27 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-25 25 28 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13 26 33 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-7 27 30 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-7 28 20 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-14 29 38 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-6 30 45 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-6 31 43 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3 32 41 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 33 69 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-2 34 36 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-11 35 44 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-10 36 39 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-9 37 47 BOOTY BUTT –•– The Ray Charles Orchestra (Tangerine)-9 38 35 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-10 39 50 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-3 40 37 BATTLE HYMN OF LT. CALLEY –•– C Company Featuring Terry Nelson (Plantation)-4 OFF THE CHARTS 41 32 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-13 43 40 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-10 45 34 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-7 POWER PLAYS 42 48 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-4 46 — RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 47 84 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-2 48 55 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4 49 53 MELTING POT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9 50 61 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-2 DEBUTING THIS WEEK 46 — RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1 68 — CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-1 69 — SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-1 81 — YOUR LOVE (Means Everything To Me) –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Band (Warner Brothers)-1 85 — YOU’RE MY MAN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-1 87 — LIFE / ONLY BELIEVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 89 — HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-1 90 — DOUBLE LOVIN’ –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-1 91 — NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1 92 — FLIM FLAM MAN –•– Barbara Streisand (Columbia)-1 95 — HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1 96 — TARKIO ROAD –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-1 97 — OOH POO PAH DOO –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-1 99 — CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-1 100 — WHOLESALE LOVE –•– Buddy Miles (Mercury)-1