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HIT PARADE

Survey courtesy Bill Danning

THIS WEEK                            JULY 12, 1971                              LAST WEEK

  1. It's Too Late (4th Week)                      Carole King-Ode '70   1
 2. You've Got A Friend                 James Taylor -Warner Brothers   2
 3. Don't Pull Your Love       Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds-Dunhill   4
 4. Mr. Big Stuff                                    Jean Knight-Stax   6
 5. Draggin' The Line                            Tommy James-Roulette   7
 6. Get It On                                              Chase-Epic  10
 7. Sooner Or Later                               Grass Roots-Dunhill  16
 8. High Time We Went                                  Joe Cocker-A&M   9
 9. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?                    Bee Gees-Atco  19
10. Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling            The Fortunes-Capitol   3
11. Indian Reservation                           The Raiders-Columbia   5
12. Funky Nassau                          Beginning Of The End-Alston  14
13. I'm The Only One                                    Lobo-Big Tree  18
14. Rainy Jane                                        Davy Jones-Bell  15
15. Summer Sand                                             Dawn-Bell  20
16. Never Ending Song Of Love       Delaney And Bonnie & Friends-Atco  27
17. Watching The River Flow                        Bob Dylan-Columbia  24
18. I Don't Want To Do Wrong            Gladys Knight & The Pips-Soul  22
19. Beginnings                                       Chicago-Columbia  26
20. Take Me Home, Country Roads                    John Denver-R.C.A.  28
21. Mercy Mercy Me                                  Marvin Gaye-Tamla  29
22. Rings                                           Cymarron-Entrance  30
23. Rainy Days & Mondays                               Carpenters-A&M  13
24. Nathan Jones                                      Supremes-Motown   8
25. Riders On The Storm                                 Doors-Elektra HPB
26. Moon Shadow                                       Cat Stevens-A&M HPB
27. Love Means                             Sounds Of Sunshine-Ranwood HPB
28. Double Barrel                       Dave & Ansil Collins-Big Tree  12
29. If Not For You                             Olivia Newton-John-Uni  11
30. Bring The Boys Home                          Freda Payne-Invictus  17

ALL HIT BOUND

Sweet Hitch-Hiker                    Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy
Signs                                     Five Man Electrical Band-Lionel

ALL HIT ALBUMS

 1. Tapestry                                          Carole King-Ode '70
 2. Ram                                      Paul & Linda McCartney-Apple
 3. Carpenters                                             Carpenters-A&M
 4. What's Going On?                                    Marvin Gaye-Tamla
 5. Aretha Live At Fillmore West                 Aretha Franklin-Atlantic
 6. Sticky Fingers                           Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone
 7. Mud Slide Slim                              James Taylor-Warner Bros.
 8. Every Picture Tells A Story                       Rod Stewart-Mercury
 9. Aqualung                                          Jethro Tull-Reprise
10. Jesus Christ, Superstar                         Various Artists-Decca

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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