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US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th February, 1973

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending February 17th, 1973.

Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here.

You can also view the entire 1973 chart here.

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 CROCODILE ROCK –•– Elton John (MCA)-11 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 YOU’RE SO VAIN –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-12
3 4 OH, BABE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY –•– Hurricane Smith (Capitol)-12
4 11 DUELING BANJOS –•– Deliverance (Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell) Warner Brothers-6
5 15 KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-4
6 6 DO IT AGAIN –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-14
7 10 COULD IT BE I’M FALLING IN LOVE –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-8
8 9 DON’T EXPECT ME TO BE YOUR FRIEND –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-8
9 3 WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER –•– Timmy Thomas (Glades)-13
10 12 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– John Denver (RCA)-13

11 7 THE WORLD IS A GHETTO –•– War (United Artists)-14
12 5 SUPERSTITION –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14
13 19 LAST SONG –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-10
14 14 DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– King Harvest (Perception)-17
15 22 LOVE TRAIN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5
16 18 DADDY’S HOME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-11
17 8 TROUBLE MAN –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10
18 21 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-12
19 30 THE COVER OF “ROLLING STONE” –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-12
20 16 LOVE JONES –•– Brighter Side Of Darkness (20th Century)-11

21 13 YOUR MAMA DON’T DANCE –•– Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina (Columbia)-15
22 26 DO YOU WANT TO DANCE –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-9
23 27 DREIDEL –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-9
24 17 HI, HI, HI –•– Wings (Apple)-10
25 50 ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (2001) –•– Deodato (CTI)-3
26 25 YOU TURN ME ON, I’M A RADIO –•– Joni Mitchell (Asylum)-15
27 29 REELIN’ & ROCKIN’ –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-12
28 42 I’M JUST A SINGER (In a Rock and Roll Band) –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-3
29 33 PEACEFUL EASY FEELING –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-8
30 36 I GOT ANTS IN MY PANTS (And I Want To Dance) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5

31 20 ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-16
32 34 LIVING TOGETHER, GROWING TOGETHER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7
33 31 HARRY HIPPIE / CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-20
34 38 BIG CITY MISS RUTH ANN –•– Gallery (Sussex)-8
35 40 DANNY’S SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-7
36 56 AUBREY –•– Bread (Elektra)-3
37 41 JESUS IS JUST ALRIGHT –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10
38 44 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-5
39 23 SUPERFLY –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-14
40 54 NEITHER ONE OF US (Wants To Be the First To Say Goodbye) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

44 24 SEPERATE WAYS / ALWAYS ON MY MIND –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12
48 37 I’M NEVER GONNA BE ALONE ANYMORE –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-9

POWER PLAYS

41 45 GIVE ME YOUR LOVE –•– Barbara Mason (Buddah)-6
42 53 SPACE ODDITY –•– David Bowie (RCA)-4
43 48 DON’T CROSS THE RIVER –•– America (Warner Brothers)-4
45 49 GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6
46 68 AIN’T NO WOMAN (Like the One I Got) –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-3
47 57 DEAD SKUNK –•– Loudon Wainwright III (Columbia)-4
49 58 SOUL SONG –•– Joe Stampley (Dot)-7
50 84 STIR IT UP –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-2

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

73 — CALL ME (Come Back Home) –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
79 — BITTER BAD –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-1
80 — TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-1
84 — BOO, BOO, DON’T ‘CHA BE BLUE –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1
85 — PARDON ME SIR –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1
86 — STEP BY STEP –•– Joe Simom (Spring)-1
87 — DREAM ME HOME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1
88 — DAISY A DAY –•– Jud Strunk (MGM)-1
89 — ONE MAN BAND (Plays All Alone) –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-1
91 — BREAKING UP SOMEBODY’S HOME –•– Albert King (Stax)-1
92 — WALK ON THE WILD SIDE –•– Lou Reed (RCA)-1
96 — BELL BOTTOM BLUES –•– Eric Clapton (Derek and the Dominos) (Polydor)-3
99 — WILDFLOWER –•– Skylark (Capitol)-1
100 — SHE’S GOT TO BE A SAINT –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-3

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