US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th November, 1971

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending November 20th, 1971. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. You can also view the entire 1971 chart here. isaac-hayes-theme-from-shaft-1971-16 isaac-hayes-theme-from-shaft-1971-6 TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6 (1 week at #1) 2 1 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-10 3 3 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-5 4 11 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-5 5 8 HAVE YOU SEE HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-5 6 4 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-19 7 7 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-9 8 21 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-3 9 13 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-4 10 6 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-11 11 5 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-25 12 9 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gayle (Tamla)-7 13 15 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-7 14 16 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-6 15 22 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 16 10 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12 17 18 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-14 18 27 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 19 12 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-10 20 17 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-18 21 31 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-13 22 14 DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-17 23 37 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-6 24 25 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7 25 33 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-6 26 26 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-6 27 29 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-10 28 19 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-15 29 40 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-3 30 51 WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-6 31 43 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-6 32 67 SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 33 38 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-4 34 24 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-11 35 20 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-9 36 41 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-7 37 28 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-10 38 35 TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-14 39 77 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2 40 42 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-9 OFF THE CHARTS 46 36 LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8 49 39 WHAT ARE YOU DOING SUNDAY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-8 POWER PLAYS 41 45 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-8 42 49 LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-7 43 59 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-3 44 47 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-10 45 50 TILL –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4 47 76 STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-2 48 61 I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-2 DEBUTING THIS WEEK 74 — ONE MONKEY DON’T STOP NO SHOW (Part 1) –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1 76 — CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Lee Michaels (A&M)-1 79 — (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rod Stewart with Faces (Mercury)-1 84 — SATISFACTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 88 — KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1 90 — MY BOY –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-1 91 — TURN YOUR RADIO ON –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1 97 — YOU KEEP ME HOLDING ON –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1 98 — LOOKIN’ BACK –•– Bob Segar (Capitol)-1 99 — THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Redbone (Epic)-1 100 — PRETTY AS YOU FEEL –•– Jefferson Airplane (Grunt)-1