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1900 Yesterday - Liz Damon's Orient Express   (#33)
Absolutely Right - Five Man Electrical Band   (#26)
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers   (#3)
Albert Flasher - The Guess Who   (#29)
All Day Music - War   (#35)
All I Ever Need Is You - Sonny & Cher   (#7)
Amazing Grace - Judy Collins   (#15)
American Pie (Parts 1 & 2) - Don McLean   (#1)
An American Trilogy - Mickey Newbury   (#26)
An Old Fashioned Love Song - Three Dog Night   (#4)
Another Day - Paul McCartney   (#5)
Anticipation - Carly Simon   (#13)
Ask Me No Questions - B.B. King   (#40)
Baby I'm-a Want You - Bread   (#3)
Baby Let Me Kiss You - King Floyd   (#29)
Bangla-Desh - George Harrison   (#23)
Battle Hymn of Lt. Calley - C Company featuring Terry Nelson   (#37)
Beginnings/Colour My World - Chicago   (#7)
Behind Blue Eyes - The Who   (#34)
Birds of a Feather - Raiders   (#23)
Black Dog - Led Zeppelin   (#15)
Blue Money - Van Morrison   (#23)
Booty Butt - Ray Charles Orchestra   (#36)  (instrumental)
Brand New Key - Melanie   (#1)
The Breakdown (Part 1) - Rufus Thomas   (#31)
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Aretha Franklin   (#6)
Bring the Boys Home - Freda Payne   (#12)
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones   (#1)
Burning Bridges - Mike Curb Congregation   (#34)
Can I Get a Witness - Lee Michaels   (#39)
Charity Ball - Fanny   (#40)
Cherish - David Cassidy   (#9)
Chicago / We Can Change the World - Graham Nash   (#35)
Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It) - Daddy Dewdrop   (#9)
Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep - Mac & Katie Kissoon   (#20)
Clean Up Woman - Betty Wright   (#6)
Cool Aid - Paul Humphrey & his Cool Aid Chemists   (#29)  (instrumental)
Country Road - James Taylor   (#37)
Cried Like a Baby - Bobby Sherman   (#16)
D.O.A. - Bloodrock   (#36)
Desiderata - Les Crane   (#8)
(Do The) Push and Pull (Part 1) - Rufus Thomas   (#25)
Do You Know What I Mean - Lee Michaels   (#6)
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? - Chicago   (#7)
Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted - The Partridge Family   (#6)
Don't Change On Me - Ray Charles   (#36)
Don't Knock My Love (Part 1) - Wilson Pickett   (#13)
Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You - Wilson Pickett   (#17)
Don't Pull Your Love - Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds   (#4)
(Don't Worry) If There's a Hell Below, We're All Going to Go - Curtis Mayfield   (#29)
Double Barrel - Dave & Ansil Collins   (#22)
Double Lovin' - The Osmonds   (#14)
Draggin' the Line - Tommy James   (#4)
Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) - Glen Campbell   (#31)
Drowning in the Sea of Love - Joe Simon   (#11)
The Drum - Bobby Sherman   (#29)
Easy Loving - Freddie Hart   (#17)
Eighteen - Alice Cooper   (#21)
Escape-ism (Part 1) - James Brown   (#35)
Everybody's Everything - Santana   (#12)
Family Affair - Sly & The Family Stone   (#1)
Fire and Water - Wilson Pickett   (#24)
For All We Know - Carpenters   (#3)
(For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People - The Chi-Lites   (#26)
Free - Chicago   (#20)
Friends - Elton John   (#34)
Funky Nassau (Part 1) - The Beginning Of the End   (#15)
Get It On - Chase   (#24)
Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved (Part 1) - James Brown   (#34)
Go Away Little Girl - Donny Osmond   (#1)
Go Down Gamblin' - Blood, Sweat & Tears   (#32)
Got to Be There - Michael Jackson   (#4)
Groove Me - King Floyd   (#6)
Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves - Cher   (#1)
Hallelujah - Sweathog   (#33)
Have You Ever Seen the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (#8)
Have You Seen Her - The Chi-Lites   (#3)
Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom Boom) - The Staple Singers   (#27)
Help Me Make It Through The Night - Sammi Smith   (#8)
Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again - The Fortunes   (#15)
Here Comes the Sun - Richie Havens   (#16)
Hey Big Brother - Rare Earth   (#19)
High Time We Went - Joe Cocker   (#22)
Hot Pants (She Got to Use What She Got to Get What She Wants - James Brown   (#15)
How Can You Mend a Broken Heart - Bee Gees   (#1)
I Am... I Said - Neil Diamond   (#4)
I Don't Blame You At All - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles   (#18)
I Don't Know How To Love Him - Helen Reddy   (#13)
I Don't Want to Do Wrong - Gladys Knight & The Pips   (#17)
I Feel The Earth Move - Carole King   (#1)
I Hear You Knockin' - Dave Edmunds   (#4)
I Just Want To Celebrate - Rare Earth   (#7)
(I Know) I'm Losing You - Rod Stewart with Faces   (#24)
I Likes to Do It - People's Choice   (#38)  (instrumental)
I Love You for All Seasons - The Fuzz   (#21)
I Play and Sing - Dawn   (#25)
I Woke Up in Love This Morning - The Partridge Family   (#13)
I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) - The New Seekers   (#7)
I'd Love To Change the World - Ten Years After   (#40)
I'll Meet You Halfway - The Partridge Family   (#9)
I'm a Greedy Man (Part 1) - James Brown   (#35)
I'm Comin' Home - Tommy James   (#40)
I'm Leavin' - Elvis Presley   (#36)
I've Found Someone of My Own - The Free Movement   (#5)
If - Bread   (#4)
If Not for You - Olivia Newton-John   (#25)
If You Really Love Me - Stevie Wonder   (#8)
Imagine - John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band   (#3)
Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation ) - Raiders   (#1)
Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) - Marvin Gaye   (#9)
It Don't Come Easy - Ringo Starr   (#4)
It's Impossible - Perry Como   (#10)
It's One of Those Nights (Yes Love) - The Partridge Family   (#20)
It's Too Late - Carole King   (#1)
Jody's Got Your Girl and Gone - Johnnie Taylor   (#28)
Joy to the World - Three Dog Night   (#1)
Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) - The Temptations   (#1)
Just Seven Numbers (Can Straighten Out My Life) - Four Tops   (#40)
K-Jee - The Nite-Liters   (#39)  (instrumental)
Kiss An Angel Good Mornin' - Charley Pride   (#21)
Knock Three Times - Dawn   (#1)
Let Your Love Go - Bread   (#28)
Levon - Elton John   (#24)
Liar - Three Dog Night   (#7)
Lonely Days - Bee Gees   (#3)
Long Ago and Far Away - James Taylor   (#31)
Love Her Madly - The Doors   (#11)
Love Means (You Never Have to Say You're Sorry) - Sounds of Sunshine   (#39)
Love Story (Where Do I Begin) - Andy Williams   (#9)
Love the One You're With - The Isley Brothers   (#18)
The Love We Had (Stays on My Mind) - The Dells   (#30)
Love's Lines, Angles and Rhymes - The 5th Dimension   (#19)
Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again) - Kris Kristofferson   (#26)
Lowdown - Chicago   (#35)
MacArthur Park (Part 2) - Four Tops   (#38)
Maggie May - Rod Stewart   (#1)
Make It Funky (Part 1) - James Brown   (#22)
Make Me the Woman That You Go Home To - Gladys Knight & The Pips   (#27)
Mama's Pearl - The Jackson 5   (#2)
Maybe Tomorrow - The Jackson 5   (#20)
Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin   (#1)
Me and Bobby McGee - Jerry Lee Lewis   (#40)
Me and My Arrow - Nilsson   (#34)
Me And You And A Dog Named Boo - Lobo   (#5)
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) - Marvin Gaye   (#4)
Mighty Clouds Of Joy - B.J. Thomas   (#34)
Moon Shadow - Cat Stevens   (#30)
Mother Freedom - Bread   (#37)
Mr. Big Stuff - Jean Knight   (#2)
Nathan Jones - The Supremes   (#16)
A Natural Man - Lou Rawls   (#17)
Never Been to Spain - Three Dog Night   (#5)
Never Can Say Goodbye - The Jackson 5   (#2)
Never Ending Song Of Love - Delaney & Bonnie and Friends   (#13)
Never My Love - The 5th Dimension   (#12)
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - Joan Baez   (#3)
No Love At All - B.J. Thomas   (#16)
Once You Understand - Think   (#23)
One Bad Apple - The Osmonds   (#1)
One Fine Morning - Lighthouse   (#24)
One Man Band - Three Dog Night   (#19)
One Tin Soldier (The Legend of Billy Jack) - Coven   (#26)
One Toke Over The Line - Brewer & Shipley   (#10)
Only You Know and I Know - Delaney & Bonnie and Friends   (#20)
Oye Como Va - Santana   (#13)
Pay to the Piper - Chairmen of the Board   (#13)
Peace Train - Cat Stevens   (#7)
Power to the People - John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band   (#11)
Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner   (#4)
Puppet Man - Tom Jones   (#26)
Put Your Hand in The Hand - Ocean   (#2)
Questions 67 And 68 - Chicago   (#24)
Rags to Riches - Elvis Presley   (#33)
Rain Dance - The Guess Who   (#19)
Rainy Days and Mondays - Carpenters   (#2)
Reach Out I'll Be There - Diana Ross   (#29)
Respect Yourself - The Staple Singers   (#12)
Resurrection Shuffle - Ashton, Gardner & Dyke   (#40)
Resurrection Shuffle - Tom Jones   (#38)
Riders On the Storm - The Doors   (#14)
Right on the Tip of My Tongue - Brenda & The Tabulations   (#23)
Rings - Cymarron   (#17)
River Deep - Mountain High - The Supremes & The Four Tops   (#14)
Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin   (#9)
Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson   (#3)
Saturday Morning Confusion - Bobby Russell   (#28)
She's a Lady - Tom Jones   (#2)
She's All I Got - Freddie North   (#39)
She's Not Just Another Woman - The 8th Day   (#11)
Signs - Five Man Electrical Band   (#3)
Sit Yourself Down - Stephen Stills   (#37)
Smiling Faces Sometimes - The Undisputed Truth   (#3)
So Far Away - Carole King   (#14)
Somebody's Been Sleeping - 100 Proof (Aged In Soul)   (#30)
Sooner or Later - The Grass Roots   (#9)
Soul Power (Part 1) - James Brown   (#29)
Spanish Harlem - Aretha Franklin   (#2)
Stagger Lee - Tommy Roe   (#25)
Stay Awhile - The Bells   (#7)
Stick-Up - The Honey Cone   (#11)
Stones - Neil Diamond   (#14)
Stop, Look, Listen (to Your Heart) - The Stylistics   (#39)
The Story in Your Eyes - The Moody Blues   (#23)
Sugar Daddy - The Jackson 5   (#10)
Summer Sand - Dawn   (#33)
Superstar - Carpenters   (#2)
Superstar - Murray Head   (#14)
Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are) - The Temptations   (#18)
Surrender - Diana Ross   (#38)
Sweet And Innocent - Donny Osmond   (#7)
Sweet City Woman - Stampeders   (#8)
Sweet Hitch-Hiker - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (#6)
Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver   (#2)
Temptation Eyes - The Grass Roots   (#15)
That's the Way I Feel About 'Cha - Bobby Womack & Peace   (#27)
That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be - Carly Simon   (#10)
Theme from "Love Story" - Francis Lai & His Orchestra   (#31)  (instrumental)
(Theme from) Love Story - Henry Mancini & His Orchestra   (#13)  (instrumental)
Theme from "Shaft" - Isaac Hayes   (#1)
Theme from "Summer of '42" - Peter Nero & His Orchestra   (#21)  (instrumental)
Thin Line Between Love and Hate - The Persuaders   (#15)
Timothy - The Buoys   (#17)
Tired of Being Alone - Al Green   (#11)
Toast and Marmalade for Tea - Tin Tin   (#20)
Trapped by a Thing Called Love - Denise LaSalle   (#13)
Treat Her Like A Lady - Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose   (#3)
Two Divided by Love - The Grass Roots   (#16)
Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey - Paul McCartney   (#1)
Want Ads - The Honey Cone   (#1)
Watching Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro   (#11)
We Can Work It Out - Stevie Wonder   (#13)
Wedding Song (There Is Love) - Paul Stookey   (#24)
What Are You Doing Sunday - Dawn featuring Tony Orlando   (#39)
What Is Life - George Harrison   (#10)
What The World Needs Now Is Love / Abraham, Martin and John - Tom Clay   (#8)
What's Going On - Marvin Gaye   (#2)
Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get - The Dramatics   (#9)
When You're Hot, You're Hot - Jerry Reed   (#9)
Where Did Our Love Go - Donnie Elbert   (#15)
Where Did They Go, Lord? - Elvis Presley   (#33)
Where You Lead - Barbra Streisand   (#40)
Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones   (#28)
Wild Night - Van Morrison   (#28)
Wild World - Cat Stevens   (#11)
The Witch Queen of New Orleans - Redbone   (#21)
Women's Love Rights - Laura Lee   (#36)
Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who   (#15)
Woodstock - Matthews' Southern Comfort (Ian Matthews)   (#23)
Yo-Yo - The Osmonds   (#3)
You Are Everything - The Stylistics   (#9)
You're All I Need To Get By - Aretha Franklin   (#19)
You've Got a Friend - Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway   (#29)
You've Got a Friend - James Taylor   (#1)
You've Got to Crawl (Before You Walk) - The 8th Day   (#28)
Your Move / (I've Seen) All Good People - Yes   (#40)