Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Music Power Survey” Week of January 26, 1971

         WABC Music Power Survey for Week of January 26, 1971       

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Knock Three Times - Dawn (Bell)               *3 weeks #1*  2
  2. One Less Bell to Answer - The 5th Dimension (Bell)          1
  3. Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson (Columbia)                      7
  4. Lonely Days - The Bee Gees (Atco)                           4
  5. It’s Impossible - Perry Como (RCA)                          8
  6. One Bad Apple - The Osmonds (MGM)                          23
  7. My Sweet Lord - George Harrison (Apple)                     3
  8. If I Were Your Woman - Gladys Knight & the Pips (Soul)      6
  9. Black Magic Woman - Santana (Columbia)                     13
 10. Stoned Love - The Supremes (Motown)                         9
 11. I Think I Love You - The Partridge Family (Bell)            5
 12. Stoney End - Barbra Streisand (Columbia)                   11
 13. Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved Pt. 1- James Brown (King)10
 14. Your Song - Elton John (Uni)                               12
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 16. Mama’s Pearl - The Jackson 5 (Motown)                      35
 17. Pay to the Piper - The Chairmen of the Board (Invictus)    19
 20. Remember Me - Diana Ross (Motown)                          17
 22. Watching Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)    32
 24. I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds (MAM)                   37
 25. Love the One You’re With - Stephen Stills (Atlantic)       16
 26. Mr. Bojangles - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)       --
 35. If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)     --
 45. Let Your Love Go - Bread (Elektra)                         --

Hot Prospects:
     Ain’t It a Sad Thing - R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)           
     Cherish What Is Dear to You (While It’s Near to You) -       
                                         Freda Payne (Invictus)   
     For All We Know - The Carpenters (A&M)                       
     Doesn’t Somebody Want to Be Wanted -                         
                                    The Partridge Family (Bell)   

Album Cuts:
     Superstar - Murray Head with the Trinidad Singers (Decca)    
     I Don’t Know How to Love Him - Yvonne Elliman (Decca)        
     Mother - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (Apple)                
     Have You Ever Seen the Rain -                                
                         Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)   
     Hey Tonight - Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)         
     Hold On - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (Apple)               
     Molina - Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)              
     Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Santana (Columbia)           
     Country Comfort - Elton John (Uni)                           
     Dance to the Music - Sly & the Family Stone (Epic)           
     Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) -                    
                                 Sly & the Family Stone (Epic)    
     Everyday People - Sly & the Family Stone (Epic)              
     Hot Fun in the Summertime - Sly & the Family Stone (Epic)    
     I Want to Take You Higher - Sly & the Family Stone (Epic)    
     Somebody to Love - Jefferson Airplane (RCA)                  
     Volunteers - Jefferson Airplane (RCA)                        

Action Albums:
     Abraxas - Santana (Columbia)                                 
     Greatest Hits - Sly & the Family Stone (Epic)                
     Jesus Christ Superstar -                                     
                         Original Rock Opera Soundtrack (Decca)   
     Elton John - Elton John (Uni)                                
     Pendulum - Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)            
     All Things Must Pass - George Harrison (Apple)               
     Live - Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)                         
     John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band -                               
                           John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (Apple)   
     Tumbleweed Connection - Elton John (Uni)                     
     Stephen Stills - Stephen Stills (Atlantic)                   
     The Worst of Jefferson Airplane - Jefferson Airplane (RCA)   

All American of the Week:
     Ron Lundy - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, Monday - Saturday

SPECIAL NOTES:  WABC is no longer reporting a solid Top 20; the 
playlist is now Top 14, with selected positions below #14 reported 
(this list will no longer make note of missing numbers below 14).

The Sly & the Family Stone album cuts were taken from the 
station’s gold library.


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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