Survey courtesy Bill Danning

THIS WEEK                            MAY 17, 1971                              LAST WEEK

  1. Joy To The World                              Three Dog Night-Dunhill   1
 2. Never Can Say Goodbye                             Jackson Five-Motown   2
 3. Sweet & Innocent                                     Donny Osmond-MGM   6
 4. Brown Sugar                              Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone  13
 5. Here Comas The Sun                        Richie Havens-Stormy Forest  10
 6. Put Your Hand In The Hand                            Ocean-Kama Sutra   3
 7. Love Her Madly                                          Doors-Elektra   4
 8. Treat Her Like A Lady Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose-United Artists  14
 9. Reach Out I'll Be There                             Diana Ross-Motown  11
10. Superstar                 Murray Head With The Trinidad Singers-Decca   7
11. It Don't Come Easy                                  Ringo Starr-Apple  20
12. I'll Meet You Halfway                           Partridge Family-Bell  18
13. Want Ads                                           Honey Cone-Hot Wax  19
14. Bridge Over Troubled Water                   Aretha Franklin-Atlantic  17
15. Chick-A-Boom                                  Daddy Dewdrop-Sunflower   5
16. If                                                      Bread-Elektra   8
17. Love's Made A Fool Of You                      Cochise-United Artists  21
18. Me And You And A Dog Named Boo                          Lobo-Big Tree   9
19. She's Not Just Another Woman                      Eighth Day-Invictus  22
20. Stay Awhile                                         The Bells-Polydor  15
21. (Give More) Power To The People                   Chi-Lites-Brunswick  23
22. That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be     Carly Simon-Elektra  28
23. Rainy Days & Mondays                                   Carpenters-A&M  29
24. Hot Love                                               T. Rex-Reprise  26
25. Double Lovin'                                         The Osmonds-MGM  30
26. I Love You For All Seasons                             The Fuzz-Calla  12
27. Power To The People                                 John Lennon-Apple  16
28. I Don't Know How To Love Him                      Helen Reddy-Capitol HPB
29. Tarkio Road                               Brewer & Shipley-Kama Sutra HPB
30. Puppet Man                                           Tom Jones-Parrot HPB


Nathan Jones                                                  Supremes-Motown
Don't Knock My Love                                   Wilson Pickett-Atlantic


 1. Four-Way Street                     Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young-Atlantic
 2. Up To Date                                          Partridge Family-Bell
 3. Jesus Christ Superstar                              Various Artists-Decca
 4. Golden Bisquits                                   Three Dog Night-Dunhill
 5. Mud Slide Slim                               James Taylor-Warner Brothers
 6. Sticky Fingers                               Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone
 7. Survival                                      Grand Funk Railroad-Capitol
 8. Tapestry                                                  Carole King-Ode
 9. Aqualung                                              Jethro Tull-Reprise
10. Pearl                                               Janis Joplin-Columbia

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