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Thursday May 17, 1973
. . . where the 1970s live forever!

Cashbox Top Albums
Week Ending May 12, 1973



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1 HOUSES OF THE HOLY 1 3 12 5
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic SD 7255)
2 THE BEST OF BREAD 2 5 16 8
Bread (Elektra EKS-75056)
3 BEATLES 1962-1966 4 12 21 5
Beatles (Apple SKBO 3403)
4 ALOHA FROM HAWAII VIA SATELLITE 3 1 6 12
Elvis Presley (RCA 34-023)
5 THEY ONLY COME OUT AT NIGHT 6 7 8 18
Edgar Winter Group (Epic KE 31584)
6 BEATLES 1967-1970 7 13 25 5
Beatles (Apple SKBO 3404)
7 THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON 8 2 1 9
Pink Floyd (Harvest SMAS-11163)
8 MASTERPIECE 9 6 7 10
Temptations (Gordy G-965L)
9 BILLION DOLLAR BABIES 5 4 2 9
Alice Cooper (WB BS 2685)
10 EAT IT 10 11 22 8
Humble Pie (A&M SP-3701)
11 NEITHER ONE OF US 12 17 19 8
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul S 737L)
12 MOVING WAVES 14 16 18 13
Focus (Imperial 5C 180-24572)
13 GRAND HOTEL 17 23 32 7
Procol Harum (Chrysalis CHR 1037)
14 DON'T SHOOT ME, I'M ONLY THE PIANO PLAYER 13 10 5 14
Elton John (MCA 2100)
15 THE WORLD IS A GHETTO 16 14 15 26
War (United Artists UAS-5652)
16 AROUND THE WORLD WITH THREE DOG NIGHT 18 20 24 9
Three Dog Night (ABC/Dunhill DSY 50138)
17 CAN'T BUY A THRILL 11 9 11 18
Steely Dan (ABC ABCX-758)
18 COSMIC WHEELS 21 26 31 8
Donovan (Epic KE 32156)
19 THE BYRDS 22 24 28 8
Byrds (Asylum SD 5058)
20 THE SPINNERS 26 43 63 4
Spinners (Atlantic SD 7256)
21 LADY SINGS THE BLUES 15 8 4 23
Diana Ross (Motown M 758-D)
22 NO SECRETS 23 25 13 23
Carly Simon (Elektra EKS-75049)
23 SHOOT OUT AT THE FANTASY FACTORY 20 18 9 15
Traffic (Island ILPS 9224)
24 DUELING BANJOS 19 15 3 14
Eric Weissberg & Steve Mandell (WB BS 2683)
25 THE SESSION 28 33 37 9
Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury SRM-2-803)
26 THE CAPTAIN AND ME 31 35 41 7
Doobie Brothers (WB BS 2694)
27 COMPOSITE TRUTH 30 34 40 10
Mandrill (Polydor PD 5043)
28 TALKING BOOK 32 29 30 23
Stevie Wonder (Tamla T-319 L)
29 ALONE TOGETHER 34 37 43 7
Donny Osmond (MGM SE 4886)
30 BECK, BOGERT & APPICE 36 41 51 6
Beck, Bogert & Appice (Epic KE 32140)
31 BIRDS OF FIRE 33 30 20 13
Mahavishnu Orchestra (Columbia KC 31996)
32 TRANSFORMER 27 28 29 19
Lou Reed (RCA LSP 4807)
33 DIAMOND GIRL 45 -- 69 3  
Seals & Crofts (WB BS 2699)
34 STEALER'S WHEEL 39 45 53 7
Stealer's Wheel (A&M SP-4377)
35 SKYWRITER 41 47 58 5
Jackson 5 (Motown M 761L)
36 BEGINNINGS 35 36 38 8
Allman Brothers (Atco SD 2-805)
37 BLACK CAESAR (SOUNDTRACK) 29 31 34 9
James Brown (Polydor PD 6014)
38 PRELUDE 37 21 14 14
Deodato (CTI 6021)
39 BIRTH DAY 44 50 56 7
New Birth (RCA LSP 4797)
40 THE SINGER 43 49 55 7
Liza Minnelli (Columbia KC 32149)
41 TRUE STORIES AND OTHER DREAMS 24 22 23 12  
Judy Collins (Elektra EKS-75053)
42 STILL ALIVE AND WELL 49 59 68 4
Johnny Winter (Columbia KC 32188)
43 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH 25 19 10 31  
John Denver (RCA LSP-4731)
44 PLEASURE 50 58 65 8
Ohio Players (Westbound WB 2017)
45 OOH LA LA 51 60 70 4
Faces (WB BS 2665)
46 MADE IN JAPAN 63 75 87 4  
Deep Purple (WB 2WS 2701)
47 LIFE AND TIMES 48 48 49 12
Jim Croce (ABC JCL&T2011)
48 SPACE ODDITY 38 27 17 23
David Bowie (RCA LSP-4813)
49 SEVENTH SOJOURN 40 42 42 27
Moody Blues (Threshold THS 7)
50 THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII 59 86 -- 3
Rick Wakeman (A&M SP-4361)
51 THIRTY SECONDS OVER WINTERLAND 61 70 82 4
Jefferson Airplane (Grunt BFL1-0147)
52 THE 2ND CRUSADE 56 62 71 6
Crusaders (Blue Thumb BTS 7000)
53 LOST HORIZON 42 39 36 12  
Original Film Soundtrack (Bell 1300)
54 LOGGINS AND MESSINA 58 53 44 27
Loggins And Messina (Columbia KC 31748)
55 I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU 60 67 60 30
Al Green (Hi XSHL 32074)
56 WATTSTAX: THE LIVING WORD 46 46 26 13
Various Artists (Stax STS-2-3010)
57 DANNY'S SONG 66 81 90 4
Anne Murray (Capitol ST 11172)
58 HOT AUGUST NIGHT 47 32 33 22  
Neil Diamond (MCA MCA 2-8000)
59 KEEPER OF THE CASTLE 54 40 39 27
Four Tops (Dunhill DSX 50129)
60 BITE DOWN HARD 68 76 86 5
Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum SD 5065)
61 THE DIVINE MISS M 53 38 35 23
Bette Midler (Atlantic SD 7238)
62 RAUNCH N' ROLL LIVE 70 78 85 5
Black Oak Arkansas (Atco SD 7019)
63 CABARET 71 79 -- 22
Original Film Soundtrack (ABC ABCD 752)
64 FOCUS 3 73 84 -- 3
Focus (Sire SAS 3901)
65 SLAYED 62 54 52 11
Slade (Polydor PD 5524)
66 THE BEST OF MOUNTAIN 52 51 50 10  
Mountain (Columbia KC 32079)
67 TUNEWEAVING 76 83 91 4
Dawn (Bell 1112)
68 BLOODSHOT -- -- -- 1  
J. Geils Band (Atlantic SD 7260)
69 AMERICA, WHY I LOVE HER 57 44 46 9  
John Wayne (RCA LSP 4828)
70 GODSPELL 78 89 -- 3
Original Film Soundtrack (Bell 1118)
71 ROCK AND ROLL OUTLAWS 80 88 93 4
Foghat (Bearsville BR 2136)
72 THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA 85 -- -- 2  
Vicki Lawrence (Bell 1120)
73 I AM WOMAN 55 52 27 22  
Helen Reddy (Capitol ST-11068)
74 LIVING TOGETHER, GROWING TOGETHER 75 77 81 5
Fifth Dimension (Bell 1116)
75 IN THE RIGHT PLACE 83 92 -- 3
Dr. John (Atco SD 7018)
76 DOUBLE GOLD 65 57 59 16  
Neil Diamond (Bang BSD2-227)
77 BILL WITHERS LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL 89 -- -- 2  
Bill Withers (Sussex SXBS 7025-2)
78 RED ROSE SPEEDWAY -- -- -- 1  
Paul McCartney & Wings (Apple SMAL-3409)
79 LEE MICHAELS LIVE 81 85 95 4
Lee Michaels (A&M SP-3518)
80 SITTIN' IN 69 66 64 30  
Loggins And Messina (Columbia C 31044)
81 PENGUIN 94 -- -- 2  
Fleetwood Mac (Reprise MS 2138)
82 IN DEEP 91 -- -- 2
Argent (Epic KE 32195)
83 ROUND 2 77 72 74 27
Stylistics (Avco AV 11006)
84 DRIFT AWAY 92 -- -- 2
Dobie Gray (Decca DL 5397)
85 ALBUM III 79 80 75 8
Loudon Wainwright III (Columbia KC 31462)
86 DOWN THE ROAD -- -- -- 1  
Manassas (Atlantic SD 7250)
87 TAPESTRY 90 73 78 109
Carole King (Ode SP-77009)
88 THE GOLDEN AGE OF ROCK 'N' ROLL -- -- -- 1  
Sha Na Na (Kama Sutra KSBS 2073)
89 MUSIC AND ME -- -- -- 1  
Michael Jackson (Motown M 767L)
90 I'VE GOT SO MUCH TO GIVE -- -- -- 1  
Barry White (20th Century T-407)
91 CATCH BULL AT FOUR 95 87 89 31
Cat Stevens (A&M SP-4365)
92 ALADDIN SANE -- -- -- 1  
David Bowie (RCA LSP-4852)
93 SECOND ALBUM 96 97 -- 3
Roy Buchanan (Polydor PD 5046)
94 WISHBONE FOUR -- -- -- 1  
Wishbone Ash (MCA 327)
95 DESPERADO -- -- -- 1  
Eagles (Asylum SD 5068)
96 HOMECOMING 74 71 72 24  
America (WB BS 2655)
97 ACROSS 110TH STREET (SOUNDTRACK) 82 63 47 14  
Bobby Womack & Peace (United Artists UAS 5525)
98 LAST DAYS AND TIME 67 64 48 16  
Earth, Wind & Fire (Columbia KC 31622)
99 HOLLAND 72 61 62 14  
Beach Boys (Brother MS 2118)
100 IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY. . . TODAY -- -- -- 1  
It's A Beautiful Day (Columbia KC 32181)

designates a album that was up more than 10 spots this week
designates a album that was down more than 10 spots this week

designates a album that entered the chart this week

Albums which dropped out of the Top 100 this week:

   • "Sloppy Seconds" by Dr. Hook (# 64)
   • "The Best Of The James Gang Featuring Joe Walsh" by James Gang (# 84)
   • "For The Roses" by Joni Mitchell (# 86)
   • "Me And Mrs. Jones" by Johnny Mathis (# 87)
   • "My Second Album" by Donna Fargo (# 88)
   • "The Best Of B.B. King" by B.B. King (# 93)
   • "Who Do We Think We Are" by Deep Purple (# 97)
   • "Green Is Blue" by Al Green (# 98)
   • "Creedence Gold" by Creedence Clearwater Revival (# 99)
   • "Super Fly" by Curtis Mayfield (#100)


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