List of Billboard Hot 100 top 10 singles in 1973

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This is a list of singles that have peaked in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 during 1973.

Top-ten singles[edit]

Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
Singles from 1972
December 23 "You're So Vain" Carly Simon 1 January 6 11
"Funny Face" Donna Fargo 5 January 6 4
"Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu" Johnny Rivers 6 January 20 6
December 30 "Your Mama Don't Dance" Loggins and Messina 4 January 27 6
"Superfly" Curtis Mayfield 8 January 13 4
Singles from 1973
January 6 "Superstition" Stevie Wonder 1 January 27 6
January 13 "Crocodile Rock" Elton John 1 February 3 9
"Keeper of the Castle" Four Tops 10 January 13 1
January 20 "Why Can't We Live Together" Timmy Thomas 3 February 10 5
"Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?" Hurricane Smith 3 February 17 5
January 27 "Trouble Man" Marvin Gaye 7 February 3 3
"The World Is a Ghetto" War 7 February 10 3
February 3 "Do It Again" Steely Dan 6 February 10 4
"Hi, Hi, Hi" Paul McCartney and Wings 10 February 3 1
February 10 "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love" The Spinners 4 March 3 6
"Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend" Lobo 8 February 17 4
February 17 "Killing Me Softly with His Song" Roberta Flack 1 February 24 9
"Dueling Banjos" Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell 2 February 24 6
"Rocky Mountain High" John Denver 9 March 3 4
February 24 "Love Train" The O'Jays 1 March 24 6
"Last Song" Edward Bear 3 March 3 6
March 3 "Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)" Deodato 2 March 31 6
March 10 "The Cover of Rolling Stone" Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show 6 March 17 3
"Daddy's Home" Jermaine Jackson 9 March 17 2
March 17 "Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)" Gladys Knight & the Pips 2 April 7 6
"Danny's Song" Anne Murray 7 April 14 6
March 24 "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)" Four Tops 4 April 7 6
"Break Up to Make Up" The Stylistics 5 April 7 4
March 31 "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" Vicki Lawrence 1 April 7 7
"Sing" The Carpenters 3 April 21 6
April 7 "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" Dawn featuring Tony Orlando 1 April 21 11
"The Cisco Kid" War 2 April 28 6
April 14 "Call Me (Come Back Home)" Al Green 10 April 14 1
April 21 "Little Willy" The Sweet 3 May 5 7
"Masterpiece" The Temptations 7 April 28 2
"The Twelfth of Never" Donny Osmond 8 April 28 4
April 28 "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" Stevie Wonder 1 May 19 7
"Stuck in the Middle with You" Stealers Wheel 6 May 12 4
May 5 "Frankenstein" The Edgar Winter Group 1 May 26 7
"Drift Away" Dobie Gray 5 May 12 4
May 12 "Daniel" Elton John 2 June 2 7
May 19 "My Love" Paul McCartney and Wings 1 June 2 9
"Pillow Talk" Sylvia 3 June 9 7
"Wildflower" Skylark 9 May 26 2
May 26 "Hocus Pocus" Focus 9 June 2 3
June 2 "Playground In My Mind" Clint Holmes 2 June 16 8
"I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby" Barry White 3 June 23 6
June 9 "Long Train Runnin'" The Doobie Brothers 8 June 30 3
June 16 "Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)" George Harrison 1 June 30 7
"Will It Go Round in Circles" Billy Preston 1 July 7 8
"Kodachrome" Paul Simon 2 July 7 7
June 23 "Right Place, Wrong Time" Dr. John 9 June 30 4
June 30 "Shambala" Three Dog Night 3 July 28 6
July 7 "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" Jim Croce 1 July 21 8
"Yesterday Once More" The Carpenters 2 July 28 6
July 14 "Smoke on the Water" Deep Purple 4 July 28 5
July 21 "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" Bette Midler 8 July 21 2
"Natural High" Bloodstone 10 July 21 1
July 28 "The Morning After" Maureen McGovern 1 August 4 6
"Diamond Girl" Seals and Crofts 6 July 28 2
August 4 "Touch Me in the Morning" Diana Ross 1 August 18 8
"Brother Louie" Stories 1 August 25 8
"Live and Let Die" Paul McCartney and Wings 2 August 11 7
August 11 "Let's Get It On" Marvin Gaye 1 September 8 13
"Uneasy Rider" Charlie Daniels 9 August 11 3
"Monster Mash" Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers 10 August 11 1
August 18 "Delta Dawn" Helen Reddy 1 September 15 8
"Get Down" Gilbert O'Sullivan 7 August 18 3
"Feelin' Stronger Every Day" Chicago 10 August 18 2
August 25 "Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose" Dawn featuring Tony Orlando 3 September 15 6
September 1 "Loves Me Like a Rock" Paul Simon 2 October 6 7
September 8 "We're an American Band" Grand Funk Railroad 1 September 29 6
"Gypsy Man" War 8 September 15 2
"Here I Am (Come and Take Me)" Al Green 10 September 8 2
September 22 "Half-Breed" Cher 1 October 6 8
"Higher Ground" Stevie Wonder 4 October 13 6
"That Lady" The Isley Brothers 6 October 6 6
September 29 "Ramblin' Man" The Allman Brothers Band 2 October 13 6
"My Maria" B. W. Stevenson 9 September 29 1
October 6 "Angie" The Rolling Stones 1 October 20 7
"Keep On Truckin'" Eddie Kendricks 1 November 10 10
October 13 "Midnight Train to Georgia" Gladys Knight & the Pips 1 October 27 8
October 20 "Heartbeat - It's a Lovebeat" The DeFranco Family 3 November 17 7
"Paper Roses" Marie Osmond 5 November 3 6
November 3 "Space Race" Billy Preston 4 November 24 6
"All I Know" Art Garfunkel 9 November 10 2
November 10 "Photograph" Ringo Starr 1 November 24 6
"Top of the World" The Carpenters 1 December 1 8
November 17 "Just You 'n' Me" Chicago 4 December 8 6
"I Got a Name" Jim Croce 10 November 17 1
November 24 "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" Elton John 2 December 8 7
"The Love I Lost" Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes 7 December 8 3
December 1 "The Most Beautiful Girl" Charlie Rich 1 December 15 6
December 8 "Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)" Helen Reddy 3 December 29 5
"Hello It's Me" Todd Rundgren 5 December 22 4
December 15 "Time in a Bottle" Jim Croce 1 December 29 7
"If You're Ready (Come Go with Me)" The Staple Singers 9 December 22 2

1972 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1973 which peaked in 1972
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
November 25 "You Ought to Be with Me" Al Green 3 December 23 7
December 2 "It Never Rains in Southern California" Albert Hammond 5 December 16 6
December 9 "Me and Mrs. Jones" Billy Paul 1 December 16 8
"Clair" Gilbert O'Sullivan 2 December 30 7

1974 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1973 which peaked in 1974
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
December 15 "The Joker" Steve Miller Band 1 January 12 8
December 22 "Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up" Barry White 7 January 12 4
December 29 "Show and Tell" Al Wilson 1 January 19 7
"Smokin' in the Boys Room" Brownsville Station 3 January 19 5

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