US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 28th, 1973


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 28th, 1973.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 28th, 1973

#1
TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE
Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando

TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE - Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando record cover

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-11 (2 weeks at #1)
2 4 THE CISCO KID –•– War (United Artists)-9
3 3 SING –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10
4 2 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA –•– Vicki Lawrence (Bell)-12
5 7 LITTLE WILLY –•– The Sweet (Bell)-15
6 11 YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7
7 8 MASTERPIECE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10
8 10 THE TWELFTH OF NEVER –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-9
9 13 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU –•– Stealers Wheel (A&M)-9
10 5 AIN’T NO WOMAN (Like the One I Got) –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-13

11 15 DRIFT AWAY –•– Dobie Gray (Decca)-10
12 6 NEITHER ONE OF US (Wants To Be the First To Say Goodbye) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-14
13 12 STIR IT UP –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-12
14 17 PEACEFUL –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13
15 25 FRANKENSTEIN –•– The Edgar Winter Group (Epic)-8
16 19 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE –•– Lou Reed (RCA)-11
17 20 WILDFLOWER –•– Skylark (Capitol)-11
18 9 DANNY’S SONG –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-17
19 22 REELING IN THE YEARS –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-8
20 14 KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-14

21 24 DAISY A DAY –•– Jud Strunk (MGM)-11
22 27 OUT OF THE QUESTION –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-9
23 16 BREAK UP TO MAKE UP –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-12
24 26 FUNKY WORM –•– The Ohio Players (Westbound)-10
25 35 DANIEL –•– Elton John (MCA)-4
26 30 PILLOW TALK –•– Sylvia (Vibration)-6
27 39 HOCUS POCUS –•– Focus (Sire)-9
28 29 ONE MAN BAND (Plays All Alone) –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-11
29 31 HALLELUJAH DAY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7
30 38 THE RIGHT THING TO DO –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-5

31 33 PINBALL WIZARD / SEE ME, FEEL ME (Medley) –•– The New Seekers (Verve)-10
32 42 THINKING OF YOU –•– Loggins and Messina (Columbia)-5
33 34 OH LA DE DA –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-8
34 18 CALL ME (Come Back Home) –•– Al Green (Hi)-11
35 36 “CHERRY CHERRY” FROM HOT AUGUST NIGHT –•– Neil Diamond (MCA)-7
36 62 MY LOVE –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Apple)-3
37 43 ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS –•– First Choice (Philly Groove)-8
38 41 I’M DOIN’ FINE NOW –•– New York City (Chelsea)-9
39 21 SPACE ODDITY –•– David Bowie (RCA)-14
40 45 LEAVING ME –•– The Independents (Wand)-4

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 28th, 1973

46 37 STEP BY STEP –•– Joe Simom (Spring)-11

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 28th, 1973

41 46 I CAN UNDERSTAND IT –•– The New Birth (RCA)-6
42 47 BLUE SUEDE SHOES –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-7
43 49 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND –•– Clint Holmes (Epic)-6
44 60 STEAMROLLER BLUES / FOOL –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3
45 53 IT SURE TOOK A LONG, LONG TIME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-4
47 51 LET’S PRETEND –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-6
48 48 CINDY INCIDENTALLY –•– Faces (Warner Brothers)-8
49 50 WHO WAS IT –•– Hurricane Smith (Capitol)-7
50 55 HEARTS OF STONE –•– The Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy)-5

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 28th, 1973

71 — ONE OF A KIND (Love Affair) –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-1
74 — YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1
78 — DADDY COULD SWEAR, I DECLARE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1
81 — ONLY IN YOUR HEART –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
83 — ISN’T IT ABOUT TIME –•– Stephen Stills and Manassas (Atlantic)-1
86 — I LIKE YOU –•– Donovan (Epic)-1
90 — ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (United Artists)-1
94 — AVENGING ANNIE –•– Andy Pratt (Columbia)-1
96 — WHAT A SHAME –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-1
97 — BEHIND CLOSED DOORS –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-1
98 — LET ME DOWN EASY –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Aritsts)-1
99 — MUSIC EVERYWHERE –•– Tufano & Giammarese (Ode)-1
100 — THE FREE ELECTRIC BAND –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-1