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Saturday April 14, 1973
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending April 14, 1973



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1 AIN'T NO WOMAN 3 7 9 11
Four Tops (Dunhill 4339)
2 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA 5 13 19 10
Vicki Lawrence (Bell 45,303)
3 NEITHER ONE OF US 1 2 7 13
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul 35098)
4 TIE A YELLOW RIBBON 9 12 20 11
Tony Orlando & Dawn (Bell 45,318)
5 SING 7 9 11 9
Carpenters (A&M 1413)
6 DANNY'S SONG 8 8 10 17
Anne Murray (Capitol 3481)
7 LITTLE WILLY 12 18 24 13
Sweet (Bell 45,251)
8 THE CISCO KID 13 20 33 6
War (United Artists 163)
9 CALL ME (COME BACK HOME) 10 10 13 9
Al Green (Hi 2235)
10 BREAK UP TO MAKE UP 11 14 16 10
Stylistics (Avco 4611)
11 THE TWELFTH OF NEVER 17 23 34 7
Donny Osmond (MGM 14503)
12 DEAD SKUNK 14 15 18 13
Loudon Wainwright III (Columbia 45726)
13 STIR IT UP 15 16 17 11
Johnny Nash (Epic 10949)
14 MASTERPIECE 16 17 23 9
Temptations (Gordy 7126)
15 KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG 6 6 1 13
Roberta Flack (Atlantic 2940)
16 LOVE TRAIN 2 1 2 14  
O'Jays (Philadelphia Int'l 3524)
17 SPACE ODDITY 18 19 21 12
David Bowie (RCA Victor 74-0876)
18 DRIFT AWAY 22 27 38 9
Dobie Gray (Decca 33057)
19 PEACEFUL 21 24 29 10
Helen Reddy (Capitol 3527)
20 ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA 4 4 4 11  
Deodato (CTI 12)
21 YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE 26 45 61 5
Stevie Wonder (Tamla 54232)
22 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU 25 38 56 6
Stealers Wheel (A&M 1416)
23 ONE MAN BAND (PLAYS ALL ALONE) 24 28 35 10
Ronnie Dyson (Columbia 45776)
24 HALLELUJAH DAY 28 43 58 5
Jackson Five (Motown 1224)
25 REELING IN THE YEARS 39 50 64 5  
Steely Dan (ABC 11352)
26 DAISY A DAY 29 35 44 10
Jud Strunk (MGM 14463)
27 WILDFLOWER 34 40 51 8
Skylark (Capitol 3511)
28 PINBALL WIZARD / SEE ME, FEEL ME 33 37 45 9
New Seekers (Verve 10709)
29 COOK WITH HONEY 30 33 39 10
Judy Collins (Elektra 45831)
30 BITTER BAD 31 31 36 10
Melanie (Neighborhood 4210)
31 SUPERMAN 32 34 40 9
Donna Fargo (Dot 17444)
32 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE 35 42 55 9
Lou Reed (RCA Victor 74-0887)
33 STEP BY STEP 36 41 50 8
Joe Simon (Spring 133)
34 CHERRY, CHERRY 38 47 60 6
Neil Diamond (MCA 40017)
35 BLUE SUEDE SHOES 42 53 65 6
Johnny Rivers (United Artists 198)
36 THINKING OF YOU 44 58 82 4
Loggins & Messina (Columbia 45815)
37 ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS 40 46 54 8
First Choice (Philly Groove 175)
38 OH LA DE DA 41 44 48 6
Staple Singers (Stax 0156)
39 THE RIGHT THING TO DO 47 63 89 4
Carly Simon (Elektra 45843)
40 OUT OF THE QUESTION 45 49 52 6
Gilbert O'Sullivan (MAM 3628)
41 LET'S PRETEND 46 56 67 5
Raspberries (Capitol 3546)
42 LAST SONG 19 3 3 17  
Edward Bear (Capitol 3452)
43 I'M DOIN' FINE NOW 49 60 70 8
New York City (Chelsea 0113)
44 COVER OF THE ROLLING STONE 20 5 5 21  
Dr. Hook (Columbia 45732)
45 FUNKY WORM 50 61 71 9
Ohio Players (Westbound 214)
46 CINDY INCIDENTALLY 53 62 72 5
Faces (Warner Bros. 7681)
47 FRANKENSTEIN 68 79 90 5  
Edgar Winter Group (Epic 10967)
48 HOCUS POCUS 55 76 87 5
Focus (Sire 704)
49 PILLOW TALK 57 73 -- 3
Sylvia (Vibration 521)
50 AUBREY 23 11 12 11  
Bread (Elektra 45832)
51 WHO WAS IT? 59 68 77 5
Hurricane Smith (Capitol 3455)
52 ACROSS 110TH STREET 62 71 81 5
Bobby Womack & Peace (United Artists 196)
53 I'M JUST A SINGER IN A ROCK & ROLL BAND 27 21 8 13  
Moody Blues (Threshold 67012)
54 DANIEL 74 -- -- 2  
Elton John (MCA 40046)
55 I CAN UNDERSTAND IT 64 75 84 5
New Birth (RCA Victor 74-0912)
56 DUELING BANJOS 37 25 6 15  
Eric Weissberg & Steve Mandell (Warner Bros. 7659)
57 PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND 65 69 73 5
Clint Holmes (Epic 10891)
58 HEARTS OF STONE 67 78 -- 3
Blue Ridge Rangers (Fantasy 700)
59 DRINKING WINE SPO-DEE O'DEE 70 85 -- 3  
Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury 73374)
60 MAMA WAS A ROCK AND ROLL SINGER, PAPA USED TO WRITE ALL HER SONGS 60 64 74 5
Sonny & Cher (MCA 40026)
61 HUMMINGBIRD 43 22 15 12  
Seals & Crofts (Warner Bros. 7671)
62 GUDBUY T' JANE 63 66 69 7
Slade (Polydor 15060)
63 WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES 73 82 86 7
Billy Preston (A&M 1411)
64 LET YOUR YEAH BE YEAH 66 70 79 8
Brownsville Station (Big Tree 161)
65 I KNEW JESUS (BEFORE HE WAS A STAR) 72 80 85 4
Glen Campbell (Capitol 3548)
66 IT SURE TOOK A LONG, LONG TIME 77 -- -- 2  
Lobo (Big Tree 16001)
67 LEAVING ME 76 89 100 4
Independents (Wand 11252)
68 MY LOVE -- -- -- 1  
Paul McCartney & Wings (Apple 1861)
69 STEAMROLLER BLUES -- -- -- 1  
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 74-0910)
70 LAST TANGO IN PARIS 71 74 80 6
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass (A&M 1420)
71 TEDDY BEAR SONG 75 86 91 6
Barbara Fairchild (Columbia 45743)
72 BACK WHEN MY HAIR WAS SHORT 80 88 -- 3
Gunhill Road (Kama Sutra 569)
73 NO MORE MR. NICE GUY 82 -- -- 2
Alice Cooper (Warner Bros. 7691)
74 EVERYTHING'S BEEN CHANGED 83 -- -- 2
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,338)
75 GIVE IT TO ME 79 87 -- 3
J. Geils Band (Atlantic 2953)
76 FENCEWALK 84 -- -- 2
Mandrill (Polydor 14163)
77 SUPERFLY MEETS SHAFT 85 -- -- 2
John & Ernest (Rainy Wednesday 201)
78 IF WE TRY 86 96 -- 3
Don McLean (United Artists 206)
79 ALWAYS 81 91 93 4
Luther Ingram (KoKo 2115)
80 CLOSE YOUR EYES -- -- -- 1  
Edward Bear (Capitol 3581)
81 I'M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE MORE BABY 91 -- -- 2
Barry White (20th Century 2018)
82 DELTA QUEEN 87 92 97 4
Don Fardon (Chelsea 0115)
83 IT'S HARD TO STOP (DOING SOMETHING WHEN IT'S GOOD TO YOU) 88 94 -- 3
Betty Wright (Alston 4617)
84 AND I LOVE YOU SO 98 -- -- 2  
Perry Como (RCA Victor 74-0906)
85 DANCING TO YOUR MUSIC 89 95 96 5
Archie Bell & The Drells (Glades 1707)
86 NOBODY WINS 90 97 99 4
Brenda Lee (MCA 40003)
87 RIGHT PLACE, WRONG TIME -- -- -- 1  
Dr. John (Atco 6914)
88 GIVE YOUR BABY A STANDING OVATION -- -- -- 1  
Dells (Cadet 5696)
89 WORKING CLASS HERO 99 -- -- 2
Tommy Roe (MGM South 7013)
90 I'M A STRANGER HERE 93 100 -- 3
Five Man Electrical Band (Lion 149)
91 THE LORD KNOWS I'M DRINKING 92 -- -- 2
Cal Smith (Decca 33040)
92 FRIEND AND A LOVER 94 98 -- 3
Partridge Family (Bell 45,336)
93 NATURAL HIGH 95 -- -- 2
Bloodstone (London 1046)
94 BREAKAWAY 96 -- -- 2
Millie Jackson (Spring 134)
95 FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST -- -- -- 1  
Keith Hampshire (A&M 1432)
96 PEOPLE ARE CHANGIN' 97 -- -- 2
Timmy Thomas (Glades 1709)
97 WITHOUT YOU IN MY LIFE -- -- -- 1  
Tyrone Davis (Dakar 4519)
98 LET ME DOWN EASY 100 -- -- 2
Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose (United Artists 208)
99 AM I BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU -- -- -- 1  
Billy Paul (Philadelphia Int'l 3526)
100 ONLY LOVE -- -- -- 1  
Bill Quateman (Columbia 45792)

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