US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th July, 1971

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending July 17th, 1971. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. Curious to see the entire chart for this year? View the 1971 US Top Singles here. carole-king-i-feel-the-earth-move-ode carole-king-its-too-late-1971-3 carole-king-its-too-late-1971-4 carole-king-its-too-late-ode TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-11 (5 weeks at #1) 2 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-15 3 6 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7 4 5 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-9 5 3 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-15 6 7 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-8 7 4 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10 8 14 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-6 9 16 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 10 10 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-14 11 11 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-10 12 20 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-13 13 15 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 14 9 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-11 15 17 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-11 16 19 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-10 17 18 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 18 22 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-9 19 21 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-7 20 8 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-15 21 33 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-8 22 25 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-9 23 37 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4 24 28 DOUBLE BARREL –•– David and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-6 25 30 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-9 26 46 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 27 49 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-3 28 12 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-12 29 34 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5 30 32 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-5 31 13 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-12 32 36 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-6 33 45 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-6 34 38 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-5 35 40 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4 36 39 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-7 37 48 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-8 38 29 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE / PUPPET MAN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9 39 41 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-7 40 72 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2 OFF THE CHARTS 41 35 ESCAPE-ISM (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-6 POWER PLAYS 42 50 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Aston, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-5 43 43 AJAX LIQUOR STORE –•– Hudson and Landry (Dore)-13 44 44 CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-6 45 47 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-8 46 75 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2 47 52 WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-4 48 57 SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-4 49 84 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-2 50 64 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3 DEBUTING THIS WEEK 68 — SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 75 — MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-1 76 — WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-1 79 — I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-1 86 — THEM CHANGES –•– Buddy Miles (and the Freedom Express) (Mercury)-7 87 — INDIAN SUMMER –•– Audience (Elektra)-1 88 — AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1 90 — RIDE WITH ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1 94 — I AIN’T GOT TIME ANYMORE –•– The Glass Bottle (Avco Embassy)-1 98 — REASON TO BELIEVE / MAGGIE MAY –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-1 100 — BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY –•– Sonny James with the Southern Gentlemen (Capitol)-1