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US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd May, 1971

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending May 22nd, 1971.

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TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 (6 weeks at #1)
2 2 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8
3 6 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4
4 3 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-11
5 5 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-8
6 12 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-7
7 7 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6
8 13 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-4
9 4 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-9
10 10 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-12

11 11 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-7
12 8 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-12
13 14 SWEET AND INNOCENT –•– Donny Osmond of the Osmonds (MGM)-9
14 9 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-9
15 24 SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-26
16 17 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-10
17 25 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-14
18 16 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-14
19 19 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-15
20 46 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2

21 22 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-18
22 18 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-10
23 34 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-12
24 30 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-7
25 26 TOAST AND MARMALADE FOR TEA –•– Tin Tin (Atco)-8
26 27 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-8
27 33 I’LL MEET YOU HALFWAY –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-3
28 29 (For God’s Sake) GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-7
29 32 DON’T KNOCK MY LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5
30 31 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-4

31 15 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-8
32 21 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11
33 35 COOL AID –•– Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists (Lizard)-11
34 39 THE DRUM –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-4
35 36 ME AND MY ARROW –•– Nilsson (RCA)-10
36 37 BOOTY BUTT –•– The Ray Charles Orchestra (Tangerine)-10
37 42 I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Yvonne Elliman (Decca)-5
38 47 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-3
39 20 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-12
40 57 NATHAN JONES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-3

OFF THE CHARTS

47 38 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 58 LOWDOWN –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3
42 50 WHEN YOU’RE HOT, YOU’RE HOT –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-3
43 52 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-7
44 51 THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-6
45 49 MELTING POT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-10
46 48 ALBERT FLASHER / BROKEN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5
49 68 CRY BABY –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-2
50 69 SHE’S NOT JUST ANOTHER WOMAN –•– The 8th Day (Invictus)-2

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

79 — HIGH TIME WE WENT / BLACK-EYED BLUES –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1
82 — LIGHT SINGS –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1
88 — PUPPET MAN / RESURRECTION SHUFFLE –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1
90 — DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds (Dunhill)-1
92 — I DON’T WANNA LOSE YOU –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1
94 — NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-1
95 — FOLLOW ME –•– Mary Travers (Warner Brothers)-1
96 — GET IT ON –•– Chase (Epic)-1
98 — WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET –•– Stoney and Meatloaf (Rare Earth)-1
100 — I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The Free Movement (Decca)-1

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