US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th November, 1971

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending November 27th, 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. isaac-hayes-theme-from-shaft-1971-16 isaac-hayes-theme-from-shaft-1971-6 TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-7 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-11 3 4 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-6 4 5 HAVE YOU SEE HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-6 5 8 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4 6 3 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-6 7 9 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-5 8 7 PEACE TRAIN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-10 9 15 ROCK STEADY / OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 10 13 DESIDERATA –•– Les Crane (Warner Brothers)-8 11 6 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-20 12 25 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-7 13 14 EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING –•– Santana (Columbia)-7 14 39 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3 15 10 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-12 16 18 TWO DIVIDED BY LOVE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 17 17 EASY LOVING –•– Freddie Hart (Capitol)-15 18 29 CHERISH –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-4 19 21 A NATURAL MAN –•– Lou Rawls (MGM)-14 20 23 RESPECT YOURSELF –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-7 21 16 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-13 22 12 INNER CITY BLUES (Make Me Wanna Holler) –•– Marvin Gayle (Tamla)-8 23 47 STONES / CRUNCHY GRANOLA SUITE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-3 24 24 QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 / I’M A MAN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8 25 33 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-5 26 27 ONE TIN SOLDIER (The Legend Of Billy Jack) –•– Coven (Warner Brothers)-11 27 30 WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO –•– Donnie Elbert (All Platinum)-7 28 32 SUPERSTAR (Remember How You Got Where You Are) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 29 31 THEME FROM “SUMMER OF ’42” –•– Peter Nero (Columbia)-7 30 36 WILD NIGHT –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-8 31 19 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-11 32 26 ABSOLUTELY RIGHT –•– The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)-7 33 54 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-5 34 11 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-26 35 43 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-4 36 34 ONE FINE MORNING –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-12 37 20 TIRED OF BEING ALONE –•– Al Green (Hi)-19 38 79 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rod Stewart with Faces (Mercury)-2 39 41 SHE’S ALL I GOT –•– Freddie North (Mankind)-9 40 40 I’D LOVE TO CHANGE THE WORLD –•– Ten Years After (Columbia)-10 OFF THE CHARTS 46 35 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-10 47 37 YOU’VE GOT TO CRAWL (Before You Walk) –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-11 POWER PLAYS 41 45 TILL –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 42 42 LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-8 43 48 I’M A GREEDY MAN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-3 44 44 IT’S A CRYIN’ SHAME –•– Gayle McCormick (Dunhill)-11 45 51 YOUR MOVE –•– Yes (Atlantic)-10 48 61 BEHIND BLUE EYES –•– The Who (Decca)-4 49 55 GRANDMA’S HANDS –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-5 50 62 AN AMERICAN TRILOGY (Dixie / Battle Hymn Of the Republic / All My Trials) (Medley) –•– Mickey Newbury (Elektra)-4 DEBUTING THIS WEEK 69 — AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-1 70 — HEY GIRL / I KNEW YOU WHEN –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-1 76 — CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-1 77 — HEY BIG BROTHER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-1 78 — NOTHING TO HIDE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1 80 — DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1 81 — ME AND BOBBY MCGEE / WOULD YOU TAKE ANOTHER CHANCE ON ME –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-1 87 — I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The Hillside Singers (Metromedia)-1 91 — TRUCKIN’ –•– The Grateful Dead (Warner Brothers)-1 94 — SOUR SUITE –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1 95 — I WANT TO PAY YOU BACK (For Loving Me) –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-2 98 — LOVE IS FUNNY THAT WAY –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 99 — I’M GONNA BE A COUNTRY GIRL AGAIN –•– Buffy Sainte-Marie (Vanguard)-1 100 — TIGHTROPE RIDE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1