US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th August, 1971

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 7th, 1971. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. You can also check the complete 1971 Top Singles here. the-bee-gees-how-can-you-mend-a-broken-heart-polydor-2 the-bee-gees-how-can-you-mend-a-broken-heart-atco TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 6 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (1 week at #1) 2 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-18 3 1 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-10 4 4 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-11 5 5 DRAGGIN’ THE LINE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-9 6 8 TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS –•– John Denver with Fat City (RCA)-16 7 3 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-14 8 16 BEGINNINGS / COLOUR MY WORLD –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7 9 10 WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE / ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN (Medley) –•– Tom Clay (Mowest)-5 10 11 MERCY MERCY ME (The Ecology) –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 11 7 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-12 12 14 BRING THE BOYS HOME –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-10 13 13 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-12 14 9 SOONER OR LATER –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-10 15 19 SIGNS –•– Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-11 16 18 HOT PANTS (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (People)-6 17 28 RINGS –•– Cymarron (Entrance)-9 18 29 SWEET HITCH-HIKER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 19 22 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-8 20 26 LIAR –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5 21 15 HERE COMES THAT RAINY DAY FEELING AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Capitol)-13 22 23 DOUBLE BARREL –•– David and Ansil Collins (Big Tree)-9 23 36 RIDERS ON THE STORM –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 24 30 MAYBE TOMORROW –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5 25 37 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-7 26 12 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-18 27 24 GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-12 28 17 I DON’T WANT TO DO WRONG –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-10 29 69 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 30 40 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-6 31 31 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-9 32 32 MOON SHADOW –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7 33 34 IF NOT FOR YOU –•– Olivia Newton-John (Uni)-11 34 27 FUNKY NASSAU (Part 1) –•– The Beginning Of the End (Alston)-14 35 20 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-17 36 21 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-13 37 47 I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-4 38 33 SUMMER SAND –•– Dawn (Bell)-8 39 49 WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN –•– The Who (Decca)-4 40 41 RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Aston, Gardner and Dyke (Capitol)-8 OFF THE CHARTS 43 35 CHICAGO –•– Graham Nash (Atlantic)-10 47 39 LOVE MEANS (You Never Have To Say You’re Sorry) –•– Sounds Of Sunshine (Ranwood)-11 49 38 WILD HORSES –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8 POWER PLAYS 41 42 WATCHING THE RIVER FLOW –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-7 42 43 MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6 44 45 I’M LEAVIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 45 48 MOTHER FREEDOM –•– Bread (Elektra)-4 46 46 SHE DIDN’T DO MAGIC / I’M THE ONLY ONE –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7 48 55 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-4 50 67 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-3 DEBUTING THIS WEEK 68 — STICK-UP –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1 81 — ALL DAY MUSIC –•– War (United Artists)-1 87 — TAKE ME GIRL, I’M READY –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1 88 — THE STORY IN YOUR EYES –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-1 89 — GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-1 90 — TOP FORTY (Of the Lord) –•– Sha Na Na (Kama Sutra)-1 91 — THEM CHANGES –•– Buddy Miles (and the Freedom Express) (Mercury)-9 93 — CRAZY LOVE –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1 94 — WE GOT A DREAM –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-1 96 — AMANDA –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 98 — SLIPPED, TRIPPED AND FELL IN LOVE –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 100 — CALIFORNIA ON MY MIND –•– Morning Mist (Event)-1