Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Music Power Survey” February 23, 1971

        WABC Music Power Survey for Week of February 23, 1971       

 TW                                                             LW
  1. One Bad Apple - The Osmonds (MGM)             *3 weeks #1*  1
  2. Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson (Columbia)                      2
  3. Mama’s Pearl - The Jackson 5 (Motown)                       4
  4. Mr. Bojangles - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)       10
  5. Knock Three Times - Dawn (Bell)                             3
  6. If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)      8
  7. I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds (MAM)                    6
  8. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) -                 
                                        The Temptations (Gordy) 20
  9. Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool You -                         
                                      Wilson Pickett (Atlantic) 13
 10. For All We Know - The Carpenters (A&M)                     16
 11. Lonely Days - The Bee Gees (Atco)                           5
 12. Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner (Liberty)                   38
 13. Temptation Eyes - The Grass Roots (Dunhill)                64
 14. It’s Impossible - Perry Como (RCA)                          7
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 15. Amazing Grace - Judy Collins (Elektra)                     17
 16. Watching Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)     9
 17. Sweet Mary - Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)                    27
 19. Amos Moses - Jerry Reed (RCA)                              40
 21. Theme from Love Story - Henry Mancini (RCA)                21
 25. Doesn’t Somebody Want to Be Wanted -                         
                                    The Partridge Family (Bell) --
 29. Cried Like a Baby - Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)             --
 30. She’s a Lady - Tom Jones (Parrot)                          26

Hot Prospects:
     Another Day - Paul McCartney (Apple)                         
     Sit Yourself Down - Stephen Stills (Atlantic)                

Album Cuts:
     Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Santana (Columbia)           
     Have You Ever Seen the Rain -                                
                         Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)   
     Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin (Columbia)                 
     Superstar - Murray Head with the Trinidad Singers (Decca)    
     I Don’t Know How to Love Him - Yvonne Elliman (Decca)        
     Theme from Love Story - Francis Lai (Paramount)              
     What Is Life - George Harrison (Apple)                       
     Oye Como Va - Santana (Columbia)                             
     Free - Chicago (Columbia)                                    
     Hey Tonight - Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)         
     Country Comfort - Elton John (Uni)                           
     Molina - 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:
     Dan Ingram -  2:00-6:00 PM, Monday - 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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