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Top Songs of 1973

1972 <-1973-> 1974
    

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1.
02/1973
463

✫1
US
✫1
AC




✫1
UK
featuring Tony Orlando
[Bell 45318 A]
written by Irwin Levine & L. Russell Brown
2.
09/1973
455

✫1
US
✫1
AC
✫1
country


2
UK
3.
06/1973
400

2
US
✫1
AC




2
UK
[A&M 1446]
written by John Bettis & Richard Carpenter
4.
01/1973
391

✫1
US
2
AC


2
R&B
6
UK
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1974]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1974]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #360]
[Atlantic 2940]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel
5.
12/1973
388

✫1
US
2
AC




4
UK
[Apple 1870]
written by Robert B. Sherman (as Bob Sherman) & Richard M. Sherman (as Dick Sherman)
6.
03/1973
378

✫1
US
✫1
AC


3
R&B
7
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #281]
[Tamla 54232]
written by Stevie Wonder
7.
10/1973
376

✫1
US
2
AC




5
UK
[A&M 1468]
written by Richard Carpenter & John Bettis
8.
09/1973
371

5
US
✫1
AC
✫1
country


2
UK
[MGM/Kolob 14609]
written by Fred Spielman & Janice Torre
9.
01/1973
362

2
US
✫1
AC




4
UK
[MCA 40046]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
10.
06/1973
358

✫1
US
✫1
AC


5
R&B
9
UK
[Motown 1239]
written by Michael Masser & Ronald Miller [Ronald Norman Miller] (as Ron Miller)
11.
09/1973
352

✫1
US
38
AC




5
UK
[Rolling Stones 19105]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
12.
03/1973
344

7
US
3
AC




✫1
UK
[MAM 3629]
written by Gilbert O'Sullivan
13.
12/1973
344

✫1
US
✫1
AC


10
R&B
10
UK
[instrumental]
[20th Century 2069]
written by Barry White
14.
04/1973
341

✫1
US
✫1
AC




9
UK
as Paul McCartney & Wings
[Apple 1861]
written by Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney
15.
10/1973
338

✫1
US
3
AC




8
UK
[Apple 1865]
written by George Harrison & Ringo Starr (as Richard Starkey)
16.
05/1973
337

✫1
US
4
AC




8
UK
[Apple 1862]
written by George Harrison
17.
03/1973
327

8
US
7
AC




✫1
UK
[MGM/Kolob 14503]
written by Jerry Livingston & Paul Francis Webster
18.
09/1973
324

2
US
7
AC




6
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #380]
[MCA 40148]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
19.
02/1973
314

2
US
5
AC




7
UK
[instrumental]
[CTI 12]
written by Richard Strauss
20.
08/1973
306

✫1
US




✫1
R&B
18
UK
[Tamla 54238]
written by Leonard Caston, Anita Poree & Frank Wilson
21.
06/1973
293

2
US
8
AC




9
UK
as Paul McCartney & Wings
[Apple 1863]
written by Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney
22.
01/1973
291

2
US
✫1
AC
5
country


17
UK
[instrumental]
[from the movie Deliverance]
[Warner 7659]
written by Arthur Guitar Boogie Smith (as Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith) & Don Reno
23.
08/1973
290

5
US






3
UK
[Columbia 45940]
written by David Essex
24.
07/1973
281

✫1
US




✫1
R&B
31
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #167]
[Tamla 54234]
written by Marvin Gaye & Ed Townsend
25.
10/1973
281

✫1
US
✫1
AC




31
UK
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1973]
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1975]
[Columbia 45944]
written by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman & Marvin Hamlisch
26.
03/1973
275

✫1
US






18
UK
[Epic 10967]
written by Edgar Winter
27.
08/1973
272

✫1
US
19
AC


✫1
R&B
55
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #432]
[Buddah 383]
written by Jim Weatherly
28.
10/1973
269

✫1
US
3
AC


10
R&B
51
UK
[Rocky Road 30073]
written by Jerry Fuller
29.
07/1973
265

3
US
✫1
AC




12
UK
featuring Tony Orlando
[Bell 45374]
written by Irwin Levine & L. Russell Brown
30.
11/1973
265

✫1
US
✫1
AC




52
UK
[ABC 11405]
written by Jim Croce
31.
03/1973
262

3
US
27
AC


✫1
R&B
14
UK
as Sylvia
[Vibration 521]
written by Sylvia Robinson & Michael Burton
32.
01/1973
259

2
US
15
AC


✫1
R&B
31
UK
[Soul 35098]
written by Jim Weatherly
33.
07/1973
258

25
US
26
AC




✫1
UK
charted as Young Love / A Million to One in US AC charts
[MGM/Kolob 14583]
written by Ric Cartey & Carole Joyner
34.
08/1973
257

✫1
US
3
AC




53
UK
[MCA 40102]
written by Al Capps & Mary Dean
35.
06/1973
251

✫1
US
✫1
AC






[Capitol 3645]
written by Larry Collins & Alex Harvey
36.
01/1973
249

✫1
US




✫1
R&B


[Philadelphia International 3524]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
37.
03/1973
247

✫1
US




10
R&B
52
UK
[A&M 1411]
written by Bruce Fisher & Billy Preston
38.
08/1973
241

2
US
✫1
AC




39
UK
featuring The Dixie Hummingbirds
[Columbia 45907]
written by Paul Simon
39.
12/1973
241

2
US




✫1
R&B
39
UK
[Tamla 54243]
written by Leonard Caston, Anita Poree & Frank Wilson
40.
02/1973
240

✫1
US
6
AC
36
country




[Bell 45,303]
written by Bobby Russell
41.
05/1973
239

10
US






3
UK
[R]
[novelty]
written by Bobby Pickett & Leonard L. Capizzi
42.
04/1973
239

3
US
27
AC


✫1
R&B
23
UK
[20th Century 2018]
written by Barry White
43.
06/1973
236

✫1
US
6
AC






[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1972]
[20th Century 2010]
written by Joel Hirschhorn & Al Kasha
44.
11/1973
234

3
US
28
AC
66
country


14
UK
[MGM 14648]
written by Jim Stafford & David Bellamy
45.
04/1973
234

✫1
US
9
AC






[ABC 11359]
written by Jim Croce
46.
11/1973
233

3
US
33
AC


✫1
R&B
26
UK
[Atlantic 2995]
written by Luvel Broadnax (as Morris Broadnax), Clarence Paul & Stevie Wonder
47.
03/1973
232

6
US
13
AC




8
UK
[A&M 1416]
written by Joe Egan & Gerry Rafferty
48.
06/1973
227

✫1
US




22
R&B


[Kama Sutra 577]
written by Errol Brown & Tony Wilson
49.
09/1973
227

36
US
4
AC




2
UK
[MGM 14617]
written by Alan Osmond, Merrill Osmond & Wayne Osmond
50.
01/1973
221

73
US






✫1
UK
[Bell 45361]
written by Nicky Chinn & Mike Chapman
51.
10/1973
221

✫1
US








[Capitol 3732]
written by Eddie Curtis, Ahmet Ertegun & Steve Miller
52.
05/1973

Rubber Bullets by 10cc

from 10cc   10cc
220

73
US






✫1
UK
[UK 49015]
written by Graham Gouldman & Eric Stewart
53.
07/1973
220

✫1
US








as Grand Funk
produced by Todd Rundgren
[Capitol 3660]
written by Don Brewer
54.
05/1973
219

119
US
26
AC
79
country


✫1
UK
55.
07/1973
218

6
US




2
R&B
14
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #348]
[T-Neck 2251]
written by Ronald Isley, Kelly Isley (as O'Kelly Isley Jr.), Rudolph Isley, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley & Chris Jasper
56.
11/1973
218



18
AC




✫1
UK
[MGM 14683]
written by Tony Macaulay & Geoff Stephens
57.
03/1973
217

29
US
✫1
AC




3
UK
[RCA 906]
written by Don McLean
58.
03/1973
216

98
US






✫1
UK
[Polydor 15069]
written by Noddy Holder & Jim Lea
59.
08/1973
216

4
US
41
AC


✫1
R&B
29
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #261]
[Tamla 54235]
written by Stevie Wonder
60.
05/1973
215

2
US
2
AC






[Columbia 45859]
written by Paul Simon
61.
09/1973
215



29
AC




✫1
UK
[instrumental]
[theme from the TV Series Van der Valk]
[Vanguard 35175]
written by Jan Stoeckart (as Jack Trombey)
62.
10/1973
213

14
US
44
AC


3
R&B
6
UK
[Avco 4625]
written by Linda Creed & Thom Bell
63.
12/1973
211









✫1
UK
[Christmas]
written by Noddy Holder & Jim Lea
64.
04/1973
211









✫1
UK
[United Artists Xw-272]
written by Roy Wood
65.
07/1973
211









✫1
UK
66.
11/1973
211









✫1
UK
67.
06/1973
210









✫1
UK
written by Noddy Holder & Jim Lea
68.
10/1973
210









✫1
UK
written by Terry Dempsey
69.
05/1973
210









✫1
UK
[Bell 45416]
written by Nicky Chinn & Mike Chapman
70.
09/1973
210









✫1
UK
written by Roy Wood
71.
10/1973
209

7
US
40
AC


2
R&B
14
UK
[20th Century 2058]
written by Barry White
72.
03/1973
208

2
US




5
R&B


[United Artists 163]
written by Papa Dee Allen (as Sylvester Allen), Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson (as Morris Dickerson), Lonnie Jordan (as Leroy Jordan), Charles Miller, Lee Oskar (as Lee Oskar Levitin) & Howard Scott
73.
11/1973
206

3
US
✫1
AC




53
UK
[Capitol 3768]
written by Linda Laurie
74.
03/1973
206

2
US
7
AC






[Epic 10891]
written by Lee Pockriss & Paul Vance
75.
02/1973
204

3
US
✫1
AC




53
UK
[A&M 1413]
written by Joe Raposo
76.
08/1973
202

22
US




11
R&B
4
UK

[United Artists 298]
written by Tina Turner
77.
08/1973
200

2
US
12
AC






[Capricorn 0027]
written by Dickey Betts (as Richard Betts)
78.
02/1973
198

48
US






2
UK
79.
11/1973
198

8
US




✫1
R&B
15
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #104]
[Tamla 54242]
written by Stevie Wonder
80.
10/1973
196

3
US






27
UK
written by Cub Koda & Mike Lutz (as Michael Lutz)
81.
11/1973
194

4
US




✫1
R&B
56
UK
[Buddah 393]
written by Gerry Goffin & Barry Goldberg
82.
12/1973
193

4
US




2
R&B
51
UK
[De-Lite 559]
written by Robert Bell, Ronald Bell, Donald Boyce, Melvin Brown, Robert Mickens, Claydes Charles Smith (as Claydes Smith), Dennis Thomas & Ricky West (as Richard Westfield)
83.
09/1973
192

7
US
48
AC


✫1
R&B
21
UK
[Philadelphia International 3533]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
84.
02/1973
187

5
US
20
AC


5
R&B
34
UK
[Avco 4611]
written by Thom Bell, Kenny Gamble & Linda Creed
85.
02/1973
186

4
US
14
AC


2
R&B


[Dunhill/ABC 4339]
written by Brian Potter & Dennis Lambert
86.
07/1973
185

12
US






7
UK
[MCA 40105]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
87.
01/1973
184

111
US






2
UK
[A&M 1419]
written by Richard Hudson & John Ford
88.
09/1973
184

4
US
34
AC


✫1
R&B


[instrumental]
[A&M 1463]
written by Billy Preston
89.
05/1973
182

3
US
3
AC






[Dunhill/ABC 4352]
written by Daniel Moore
90.
12/1973
181

13
US






7
UK
91.
12/1973
181









2
UK
92.
09/1973
181









2
UK
93.
10/1973
181









2
UK
written by Noddy Holder & Jim Lea
94.
11/1973
181









2
UK
written by Peter Shelley
95.
04/1973
181









2
UK
96.
05/1973
181









2
UK
97.
01/1973
181









2
UK
98.
07/1973
181









2
UK
99.
05/1973
181









2
UK
[R]
[instrumental]
[Epic 11029]
written by Peter Green
100.
12/1973
169

49
US






3
UK

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