US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th July, 1971

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending July 24th, 1971. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. You can also view the entire 1971 chart here. raiders-indian-reservation-the-lament-of-the-cherokee-reservation-indian-cbs-serie-gemini raiders-indian-reservation-the-lament-of-the-cherokee-reservation-indian-1971-9 TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-16 (1 week at #1) 2 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-12 3 3 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8 4 4 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-10 5 6 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-9 6 5 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-16 7 8 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-7 8 9 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 9 12 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-14 10 13 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 11 7 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11 12 10 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-15 13 18 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-10 14 11 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-11 15 26 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 16 16 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-11 17 17 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 18 19 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-8 19 23 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5 20 27 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-4 21 21 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-9 22 14 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-12 23 24 DOUBLE BARREL –•– David and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-7 24 29 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-6 25 25 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-10 26 49 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-3 27 15 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-12 28 30 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6 29 33 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-7 30 22 HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-10 31 40 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3 32 32 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-7 33 35 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5 34 34 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-6 35 36 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-8 36 37 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-9 37 68 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-2 38 20 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-16 39 50 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 40 45 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-9 OFF THE CHARTS 47 38 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE / PUPPET MAN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10 49 39 STOP, LOOK, LISTEN (To Your Heart) –•– The Stylistics (Avco Embassy)-8 POWER PLAYS 41 42 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Aston, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-6 42 46 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3 43 44 CHANGE PARTNERS –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-7 44 47 WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5 45 51 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-5 46 53 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4 48 48 SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-5 50 60 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-4 DEBUTING THIS WEEK 68 — IT’S SUMMER –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 76 — TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-1 88 — I LIKES TO DO IT –•– The People’s Choice (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 89 — COME BACK HOME –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 90 — WHERE YOU LEAD –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 92 — WE ARE NEIGHBORS –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1 95 — YOU’RE THE ONE FOR ME –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1 96 — MARE, TAKE ME HOME –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-1 99 — WHEN YOU GET RIGHT DOWN TO IT –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-1 100 — CHIRPY CHIRPY CHEEP CHEEP –•– Mac and Kattie Kissoon (ABC)-1