Survey courtesy Doug Scherer

THIS WEEK                            MAY 31, 1971                              LAST WEEK

  1. Brown Sugar                              Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone   3
 2. Sweet & Innocent                                     Donny Osmond-MGM   2
 3. It Don't Come Easy                                  Ringo Starr-Apple   6
 4. Treat Her Like A Lady-Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose-United Artists   5
 5. Want Ads                                           Honey Cone-Hot Wax  10
 6. I'll Meet You Halfway                           Partridge Family-Bell   8
 7. Joy To The World                              Three Dog Night-Dunhill   1
 8. That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be     Carly Simon-Elektra  19
 9. Rainy Days & Mondays                                   Carpenters-A&M  18
10. Love's Made A Fool Of You                      Cochise-United Artists  12
11. Here Comes The Sun                         Richie Havens-Stormy Forest  7
12. She's Not Just Another Woman                      Eighth Day-Invictus  15
13. Double Lovin'                                         The Osmonds-MGM  20
14. I Don't Know How To Love Him                       Helen Reddy-Capitol 21
15. Tarkio Road                               Brewer & Shipley-Kama Sutra  23
16. Never Can Say Goodbye                             Jackson Five-Motown   4
17. Love Her Madly                                          Doors-Elektra   9
18. Bridge Over Troubled Water                   Aretha Franklin-Atlantic  11
19. Reach Out I'll Be There                             Diana Ross-Motown  13
20. Double Barrel                           Dave & Ansil Collins-Big Tree  30
21. Do You Know What Time It Is?                     P-Nut Gallery-Buddah HPB
22. Nathan Jones                                          Supremes-Motown  28
23. Puppet Man                                           Tom Jones-Parrot  26
24. Light Sings                                      Fifth Dimension-Bell  29
25. Don't Knock My Love                           Wilson Pickett-Atlantic  27
26. Superstar                 Murray Head With The Trinidad Singers-Decca  14
27. (Give More) Power To The People                   Chi-Lites-Brunswick  17
28. It's Too Late                                      Carole King-Ode 70 HPB
29. Don't Pull Your Love           Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds-Dunhill HPB
30. If Not For You                                 Olivia Newton-John-Uni HPB


Indian Reservation                                           Raiders-Columbia
When You're Hot, You're Hot                                 Jerry Reed-R.C.A.
High Time We Went                                              Joe Cocker-A&M
Get It On                                                          Chase-Epic


 1. Sticky Fingers                               Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone
 2. Four-Way Street                     Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young-Atlantic
 3. Mud Slide Slim                               James Taylor-Warner Brothers
 4. Aqualung                                              Jethro Tull-Reprise
 5. Jesus Christ Superstar                              Various Artists-Decca
 6. Survival                                      Grand Funk Railroad-Capitol
 7. Tapestry                                               Carole King-Ode 70
 8. Up To Date                                          Partridge Family-Bell
 9. Golden Bisquits                                   Three Dog Night-Dunhill
10. Pearl                                               Janis Joplin-Columbia

Records listed on the WLS Hit Parade are selected by WLS after evaluating and considering record sales, listener requests and the station's own opinion of their audience appeal. Sale or resale of this survey is prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted.

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