US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 14th, 1973


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 14th, 1973.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 14th, 1973

#1
THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA
Vicki Lawrence

THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA - Vicki Lawrence record cover

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-10 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 NEITHER ONE OF US (Wants To Be the First To Say Goodbye) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-12
3 6 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-9
4 4 AIN’T NO WOMAN (Like the One I Got) –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-11
5 7 SING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
6 10 THE CISCO KID –•– War (United Artists)-7
7 8 DANNY’S SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-15
8 5 BREAK UP TO MAKE UP –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-10
9 3 KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-12
10 11 CALL ME (Come Back Home) –•– Al Green (Hi)-9

11 14 MASTERPIECE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8
12 20 LITTLE WILLY –•– The Sweet (Bell)-13
13 16 STIR IT UP –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-10
14 9 ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (2001) –•– Deodato (CTI)-11
15 18 THE TWELFTH OF NEVER –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-7
16 15 SPACE ODDITY –•– David Bowie (RCA)-12
17 25 YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5
18 12 LOVE TRAIN –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-13
19 24 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-7
20 23 PEACEFUL –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11

21 29 DRIFT AWAY –•– Dobie Gray (Decca)-8
22 17 DEAD SKUNK –•– Loudon Wainwright III (Columbia)-12
23 13 LAST SONG –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-18
24 28 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE –•– Lou Reed (RCA)-9
25 21 THE COVER OF “ROLLING STONE” –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-20
26 31 WILDFLOWER –•– Skylark (Capitol)-9
27 35 DAISY A DAY –•– Jud Strunk (MGM)-9
28 22 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-13
29 39 REELING IN THE YEARS –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-6
30 40 OUT OF THE QUESTION –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-7

31 19 DUELING BANJOS –•– Deliverance (Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell) Warner Brothers-14
32 37 ONE MAN BAND (Plays All Alone) –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-9
33 34 A LETTER TO MYSELF –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-10
34 43 HALLELUJAH DAY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
35 32 COOK WITH HONEY –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-10
36 38 BITTER BAD –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-9
37 45 PINBALL WIZARD / SEE ME, FEEL ME (Medley) –•– The New Seekers (Verve)-8
38 42 STEP BY STEP –•– Joe Simom (Spring)-9
39 47 FUNKY WORM –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-8
40 44 OH LA DE DA –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-6

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 14th, 1973

44 36 MASTER OF EYES (The Deepness Of Your Eyes) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10
69 26 AUBREY –•– Bread (Elektra)-11

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 14th, 1973

41 59 FRANKENSTEIN –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-6
42 49 “CHERRY CHERRY” FROM HOT AUGUST NIGHT –•– Neil Diamond (MCA)-5
43 60 THE RIGHT THING TO DO –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-3
45 55 HOCUS POCUS –•– Focus (Sire)-7
46 77 DANIEL –•– Elton John (MCA)-2
47 51 I’M DOIN’ FINE NOW –•– New York City (Chelsea)-7
49 56 BLUE SUEDE SHOES –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-5
50 52 DOWN AND OUT IN NEW YORK CITY –•– James Brown (Polydor)-6

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 14th, 1973

73 — MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-1
76 — SUPER FLY MEETS SHAFT –•– John and Ernest (Rainy Wednesday)-1
80 — STEAMROLLER BLUES / FOOL –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
82 — RIGHT PLACE WRONG TIME –•– Dr. John (Atco)-1
84 — CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-1
85 — NO MORE MR. NICE GUY –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1
87 — EVERYTHING’S BEEN CHANGED –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1
88 — AND I LOVE YOU SO –•– Perry Como (RCA)-1
90 — I’M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE MORE BABY –•– Barry White (20th Century)-1
93 — I’ BEEN WATCHIN’ YOU –•– The South Side Movement (Wand)-1
95 — FOOL LIKE YOU –•– Tim Moore (Dunhill)-1
97 — FENCEWALK –•– Mandrill (Polydor)-1
98 — MR. MAGIC MAN –•– Wilson Pickett (RCA)-1
100 — FRIEND AND A LOVER –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-1