1973 Number One Hits

1973MusicDecember 16, 1972 – January 5, 1973:
Me and Mrs. Jones – Billy Paul
January 6 – January 26:
You’re So Vain – Carly Simon
January 27 – February 2:
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
February 3 – February 23:
Crocodile Rock – Elton John
February 24 – March 23:
Killing Me Softly With His Song – Roberta Flack
March 24 – April 6:
Love Train – O’Jays
April 7 – April 20:
The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia – Vicki Lawrence
April 21 – May 18:
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree – Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando
May 19 – May 25:
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder
May 26 – June 1:
Frankenstein – The Edgar Winter Group
June 2 – June 29:
My Love – Paul McCartney & Wings
June 30 – July 6:
Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) – George Harrison
July 7 – July 20:
Will It Go Round In Circles – Billy Preston
July 21 – August 3:
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown – Jim Croce
August 4 – August 17:
The Morning After – Maureen McGovern
August 18- August 25:
Touch Me in the Morning – Diana Ross
August 25 – September 8:
Brother Louie – Stories
September 8 – September 14:
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
September 15 – September 28:
Delta Dawn – Helen Reddy
September 29 – October 5:
We’re An American Band – Grand Funk
October 6 – October 19:
Half-Breed – Cher
October 20 – October 26:
Angie – The Rolling Stones
October 27 – November 9:
Midnight Train To Georgia – Gladys Knight & The Pips
November 10 – November 23:
Keep On Truckin’ (Part 1) – Eddie Kendricks
November 24 – November 30:
Photograph – Ringo Starr
December 1 – December 14:
Top Of The World – The Carpenters
December 15 – December 28:
The Most Beautiful Girl – Charlie Rich
December 29, 1973 – January 14, 1974:
Time In A Bottle – Jim Croce

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard’s “Pop,” “Adult Contemporary,” “Airplay,” “R&B” and “Singles” Charts. “Hot 100” is the primary chart used starting October, 1958)

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