US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 17th, 1971


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 17th, 1971.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 17TH, 1971

#1
JOY TO THE WORLD
Three Dog Night

JOY TO THE WORLD - Three Dog Night record cover

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

1 3 JOY TO THE WORLD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 (1 week at #1)
2 2 WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9
3 1 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11
4 4 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-11
5 8 ANOTHER DAY / OH WOMAN OH WHY –•– Paul McCartney (Apple)-7
6 16 PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-6
7 6 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-12
8 7 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-10
9 5 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11
10 10 ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE –•– Brewer and Shipley (Kama Sutra)-10

11 9 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-12
12 19 I AM…I SAID / DONE TOO SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-4
13 15 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3
14 11 WILD WORLD –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-10
15 12 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-14
16 17 NO LOVE AT ALL –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-8
17 13 (Where Do I Begin) LOVE STORY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-11
18 14 WHAT IS LIFE –•– George Harrison (Apple)-8
19 21 LOVE’S LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-8
20 28 IF –•– Bread (Elektra)-4

21 25 STAY AWHILE –•– The Bells (Polydor)-7
22 22 EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-9
23 24 WE CAN WORK IT OUT / NEVER DREAMED YOU’D LEAVE IN SUMMER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6
24 20 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-17
25 39 CHICK-A-BOOM (Don’t Ya Jes’ Love It) –•– Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)-7
26 30 I PLAY AND SING –•– Dawn (Bell)-4
27 27 HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-11
28 40 POWER TO THE PEOPLE –•– John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-3
29 18 OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-9
30 23 BLUE MONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-11

31 32 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6
32 41 TIMOTHY –•– The Buoys (Scepter)-10
33 35 BABY LET ME KISS YOU –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-6
34 26 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9
35 29 SOUL POWER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-8
36 38 FRIENDS –•– Elton John (Uni)-5
37 44 I DON’T BLAME YOU AT ALL –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5
38 42 DON’T CHANGE ON ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-6
39 43 I LOVE YOU FOR ALL SEASONS –•– The Fuzz (Calla)-13
40 33 WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD / RAGS TO RICHES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 17TH, 1971

41 37 FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 17TH, 1971

42 47 WOODSTOCK –•– Matthews’ Southern Comfort (Decca)-7
43 46 DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-9
44 50 I WON’T MENTION IT AGAIN –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-5
45 74 LOVE HER MADLY –•– The Doors (Elektra)-2
46 66 HERE COMES THE SUN –•– Richie Havens (Stormy Forest)-5
47 64 ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-3
48 73 RIGHT ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-3
49 51 PUSHBIKE SONG –•– The Mixtures (Sire)-7
50 56 LUCKY MAN –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-6

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 17TH, 1971

57 — BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER / BRAND NEW ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
85 — BROKEN / ALBERT FLASHER –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1
86 — GOTTA SEE JANE –•– R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)-1
89 — WE WERE ALWAYS SWEETHEARTS –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1
94 — NEVADA FIGHTER –•– Michael Nesmith and the First National Band (RCA)-1
98 — THAT’S THE WAY I’VE ALWAYS HEARD IT SHOULD BE –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1
99 — L.A. INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT –•– Susan Raye (Capitol)-1
100 — I’LL ERASE AWAY YOUR PAIN –•– The Whatnauts (Stang)-1