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HIT PARADE

Survey courtesy Bill Danning

THIS WEEK                            AUGUST  16, 1971                              LAST WEEK

  1. Riders On The Storm                                   Doors-Elektra   2
 2. Take Me Home, Country Roads                      John Denver-R.C.A.   5
 3. Sweet Hitch-Hiker              Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy   6
 4. Smiling Faces Sometimes                     Undisputed Truth-Motown  12
 5. Signs                               Five Man Electrical Band-Lionel   9
 6. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?                      Bee Gees-Atco   1
 7. Maybe Tomorrow                                     Jackson 5-Motown  11
 8. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey            Paul & Linda McCartney-Apple  14
 9. Mercy Mercy Me                                    Marvin Gaye-Tamla   3
10. Liar                                        Three Dog Night-Dunhill  16
11. Resurrection                 Shuffle Ashton, Gardner & Dyke-Capitol  19
12. Ain't No Sunshine                               Bill Withers-Sussex  18
13. Spanish Harlem                             Aretha Franklin-Atlantic  27
14. I Just Want To Celebrate                      Rare Earth-Rare Earth  22
15. Won't Get Fooled Again                                    Who-Decca  20
16. What The World Needs Now Is
                Love/Abraham, Martin & John             Tom Clay-Mowest   4
17. Wedding Song                           Paul Stookey-Warner Brothers  28
18. Beginnings/Colour My World                         Chicago-Columbia   7
19. Never Ending Song Of Love           Delaney & Bonnie & Friends-Atco   8
20. Draggin' The Line                              Tommy James-Roulette  10
21. Mother Freedom                                        Bread-Elektra  26
22. Go Away Little Girl                                Donny Osmond-MGM  29
23. It's Too Late/I Feel The Earth Move             Carole King-Ode '10  15
24. Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get                           Dramatics-Volt HPB
25. All Day Music                                    War-United Artists HPB
26. Take Me Girl, I'm Ready             Jr. Walker & The All Stars-Soul  30
27. Mighty Clouds of Joy                           B. J. Thomas-Scepter  13
28. Love The Ogre You're With                     Isley Brothers-T-Neck  17
29. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down              Joan Baez-Vanguard HPB
30. Stick-Up                                         Honey Cone-Hot Wax HPB

ALL HIT BOUND

Deep Blue                                             George Harrison-Apple

ALL HIT ALBUMS

 1. Tapestry                                            Carole King-Ode '70
 2. Ram                                        Paul & Linda McCartney-Apple
 3. Carpenters                                               Carpenters-A&M
 4. Mud Slide Slim                                James Taylor-Warner Bros.
 5. Stephen Stills 2                                Stephen Stills-Atlantic
 6. B S & T 4                                 Blood, Sweet & Tears-Columbia
 7. Sticky Fingers                             Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone
 8. What's Going On?                                      Marvin Gaye-Tamla
 9. Every Picture Tells A Story                         Rod Stewart-Mercury
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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