Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Music Power Survey” March 2, 1971

          WABC Music Power Survey for Week of March 2, 1971         

 TW                                                             LW
  1. One Bad Apple - The Osmonds (MGM)             *4 weeks #1*  1
  2. Mama’s Pearl - The Jackson 5 (Motown)                       3
  3. Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson (Columbia)                      2
  4. Mr. Bojangles - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)        4
  5. Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool You -                         
                                      Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)  9
  6. Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner (Liberty)                   12
  7. For All We Know - The Carpenters (A&M)                     10
  8. If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)      6
  9. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) -                 
                                        The Temptations (Gordy)  8
 10. Doesn’t Somebody Want to Be Wanted -                         
                                    The Partridge Family (Bell) 25
 11. Watching Scotty Grow - Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)    16
 12. I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds (MAM)                    7
 13. Have You Ever Seen the Rain -                                
                         Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy) --
 14. Amazing Grace - Judy Collins (Elektra)                     15
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 15. Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin (Columbia)               --
 16. Knock Three Times - Dawn (Bell)                             5
 17. Theme from Love Story - Henry Mancini (RCA)                21
 18. It’s Impossible - Perry Como (RCA)                         14
 19. Amos Moses - Jerry Reed (RCA)                              19
 20. What’s Going On - Marvin Gaye (Tamla)                      --
 21. Sweet Mary - Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)                    17
 24. Cried Like a Baby - Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)             29
 29. She’s a Lady - Tom Jones (Parrot)                          30
 31. Another Day - Paul McCartney (Apple)                       HP
 42. What Is Life - George Harrison (Apple)                     --
 71. Sit Yourself Down - Stephen Stills (Atlantic)              HP

Hot Prospects:
     We Can Work It Out - Stevie Wonder (Tamla)                   
     Time and Love - Barbra Streisand (Columbia)                  

Album Cuts:
     Oye Como Va - Santana (Columbia)                             
     Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Santana (Columbia)           
     Theme from Love Story - Francis Lai (Paramount)              
     Free - Chicago (Columbia)                                    
     Superstar - Murray Head with the Trinidad Singers (Decca)    
     I Don’t Know How to Love Him - Yvonne Elliman (Decca)        
     Country Comfort - Elton John (Uni)                           
     Hey Tonight - Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)         
     Me and Bobby McGee (long version) - Janis Joplin (Columbia)  
     Move Over - 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)                     
     Love Story - Original Soundtrack (Paramount)                 

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


NOTE: The #13 song was also listed as an album cut, even though it is the exact same version. 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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