Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Music Power Survey” February 16, 1971

        WABC Music Power Survey for Week of 16 February 1971       

 TW                                                             LW
  1. One Bad Apple - The Osmonds (MGM)             *2 weeks #1*  1
  2. Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson (Columbia)                      2
  3. Knock Three Times - Dawn (Bell)                             3
  4. Mama’s Pearl - The Jackson 5 (Motown)                       5
  5. Lonely Days - The Bee Gees (Atco)                           4
  6. I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds (MAM)                    6
  7. It’s Impossible - Perry Como (RCA)                          8
  8. If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)     15
  9. Watching Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)    10
 10. Mr. Bojangles - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)       13
 11. One Less Bell to Answer - The 5th Dimension (Bell)          7
 12. If I Were Your Woman - Gladys Knight & the Pips (Soul)     14
 13. Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool You -                         
                                      Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)  9
 14. Stoney End - Barbra Streisand (Columbia)                   11
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 15. Have You Ever Seen the Rain -                                
                         Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy) --
 16. For All We Know - The Carpenters (A&M)                     18
 17. Amazing Grace - Judy Collins (Elektra)                     17
 18. Your Song - Elton John (Uni)                               16
 20. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) -                 
                                        The Temptations (Gordy) --
 21. Theme from Love Story - Henry Mancini (RCA)                44
 22. My Sweet Lord - George Harrison (Apple)                    12
 26. She’s a Lady - Tom Jones (Parrot)                          --
 27. Sweet Mary - Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)                    39
 38. Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner (Liberty)                   40
 40. Amos Moses - Jerry Reed (RCA)                              HP
 64. Temptation Eyes - The Grass Roots (Dunhill)                32
 69. What Is Life - George Harrison (Apple)                     HP
     Oye Como Va - Santana (Columbia)                             

Hot Prospects:
     Another Day - Paul McCartney (Apple)                         
     Oh Woman Oh Why - Paul McCartney (Apple)                     

Album Cuts:
     Theme from Love Story - Francis Lai (Paramount)              
     Superstar - Murray Head with the Trinidad Singers (Decca)    
     I Don’t Know How to Love Him - Yvonne Elliman (Decca)        
     Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Santana (Columbia)           
     Oye Como Va [album version] - Santana (Columbia)             
     Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin (Columbia)                 
     Hey Tonight - Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)         
     Free - Chicago (Columbia)                                    
     Country Comfort - Elton John (Uni)                           
     Molina - Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)              
     Have You Ever Seen the Rain -                                
                         Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)   
     Cry Baby - Janis Joplin (Columbia)                           

Action Albums:
     Abraxas - Santana (Columbia)                                 
     Jesus Christ Superstar -                                     
                         Original Rock Opera Soundtrack (Decca)   
     Elton John - Elton John (Uni)                                
     Pearl - Janis Joplin (Columbia)                              
     Pendulum - Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)            
     Chicago III - Chicago (Columbia)                             
     All Things Must Pass - George Harrison (Apple)               
     The Partridge Family Album - The Partridge Family (Bell)     
     Tumbleweed Connection - Elton John (Uni)                     
     Live - Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)                         
     Love Story - Original Soundtrack (Paramount)                 

All American of the Week:
     Bruce Morrow - 6:15 PM - 10:30 PM, Monday - Friday
                    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Saturday


NOTE: This is a text-only survey. The song titles and artists shown above are presented exactly as they are shown on the printed survey. Any typos, spelling errors and/or other anomalies are as they appear on the printed sheet.

 

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