US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th December, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7 (3 weeks at #1) 2 9 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-8 3 3 HAVE YOU SEE HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-9 4 5 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 5 4 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th December, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-9 3 4 HAVE YOU SEE HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-8 4 6 GOT TO BE THERE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-7 5 7 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG –•– Three Dog …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th December, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 5 FAMILY AFFAIR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5 (1 week at #1) 2 1 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-8 3 3 BABY I’M-A WANT YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-7 4 4 HAVE YOU SEE HER –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-7 5 2 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-12 6 7 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th November, 1971

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 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th November, 1971

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 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th November, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-9 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5 3 4 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-4 4 3 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-18 5 8 I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN –•– The …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th November, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-8 (1 week at #1) 2 5 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-4 3 1 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-17 4 6 IMAGINE –•– John Lennon Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-3 5 3 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-9 6 4 SUPERSTAR …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th October, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-16 (5 weeks at #1) 2 4 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-7 3 3 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8 4 2 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 5 9 THEME FROM “SHAFT” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-3 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd October, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-15 (4 weeks at #1) 2 2 SUPERSTAR / BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 3 3 YO-YO –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-7 4 10 GYPSYS, TRAMPS AND THIEVES –•– Cher (Kapp)-6 5 4 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th September, 1971

  TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-8 (3 weeks at #1) 2 4 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-11 3 3 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-11 4 8 THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-7 5 2 SPANISH HARLEM –•– …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th September, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-7 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 3 4 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-10 4 10 MAGGIE MAY / REASON TO BELIEVE –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-10 5 5 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th September, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 5 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-6 (1 week at #1) 2 4 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 3 3 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-12 4 6 AIN’T NO SUNSHINE –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-9 5 1 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-5 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th September, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 12 UNCLE ALBERT / ADMIRAL HALSEY –•– Paul and Linda McCartney (Apple)-4 (1 week at #1) 2 1 HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-11 3 8 SMILING FACES SOMETIMES –•– The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)-11 4 9 SPANISH HARLEM –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 5 10 GO AWAY LITTLE …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 7th August, 1971

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 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 31st July, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 3 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-9 (1 week at #1) 2 1 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-17 3 2 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-13 4 5 MR. BIG STUFF –•– Jean Knight (Stax)-10 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th July, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-16 (1 week at #1) 2 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-12 3 3 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8 4 4 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th July, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-11 (5 weeks at #1) 2 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-15 3 6 YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7 4 5 DON’T PULL YOUR LOVE –•– Hamilton, Joe …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th July, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-10 (4 weeks at #1) 2 2 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-14 3 3 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-14 4 4 RAINY DAYS AND …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd July, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-9 (3 weeks at #1) 2 4 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-13 3 5 TREAT HER LIKE A LADY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-13 4 2 RAINY DAYS AND …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th June, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 IT’S TOO LATE / I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE –•– Carole King (Ode)-8 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7 3 3 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-12 4 7 INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of the Cherokee Reservation Indian) –•– The Raiders (Columbia)-12 …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th June, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 BROWN SUGAR –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-13 3 4 WANT ADS –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-9 4 5 IT DON’T COME EASY –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-6 5 11 RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS –•– The Carpenters …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd April, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (1 week at #1) 2 1 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-10 3 5 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 4 3 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9 5 7 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th March, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-10 (4 weeks at #1) 2 2 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6 3 10 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-6 4 16 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 5 5 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th February, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-9 (3 weeks at #1) 2 6 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5 3 2 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-15 4 3 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-14 5 5 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-10 6 4 I HEAR YOU …

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th February, 1971

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-14 3 3 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-13 4 4 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-9 5 11 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-9 6 10 MAMA’S …