WABC – New York, NY Top 100 Music Survey of 1971

                             WABC TOP 100 of 1971                       
                                                                  
          1. Joy to the World - Three Dog Night (Dunhill)                 
          2. One Bad Apple - The Osmonds (MGM)                            
          3. Maggie May - Rod Stewart (Mercury)                           
          4. It's Too Late - Carole King (Ode)                            
          5. Knock Three Times - Dawn (Bell)                              
          6. Indian Reservation - The Raiders (Columbia)                  
          7. Theme from Shaft - Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)                  
          8. Want Ads - The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)                          
          9. What's Going On - Marvin Gaye (Tamla)                        
         10. Just My Imagination - The Temptations (Gordy)                
         11. Never Can Say Goodbye - The Jackson 5 (Motown)               
         12. Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson (Columbia)                       
         13. Superstar - Murray Head with the Trinidad Singers (Decca)    
         14. Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves - Cher (Kapp)                     
         15. Mr. Big Stuff - Jean Knight (Stax)                           
         16. Superstar - The Carpenters (A&M)                             
         17. Go Away, Little Girl - Donnie Osmond (MGM)                   
         18. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey - Paul McCartney (Apple)         
         19. Treat Her Like a Lady - Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose (UA)
         20. Spanish Harlem - Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)                  
         21. Mama's Pearl - The Jackson 5 (Motown)                        
         22. Have You Seen Her - The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)                
         23. Yo Yo - The Osmonds (MGM)                                    
         24. One Less Bell to Answer - The Fifth Dimension (Bell)         
         25. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart - The Bee Gees (Atco)        
         26. Put Your Hand in the Hand - Ocean (Kama Sutra)               
         27. I Feel the Earth Move - Carol King (A&M)                     
         28. Don't Pull Your Love - Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds (ABC)  
         29. My Sweet Lord - George Harrison (Apple)                      
         30. Doesn't Somebody Want to be Wanted - Partridge Family (Bell) 
         31. Rainy Days and Mondays - The Carpenters (A&M)                
         32. Stay Awhile - The Bells (Polydor)                            
         33. Family Affair - Sly & the Family Stone (Epic)                
         34. Proud Mary - Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)                   
         35. Stick Up - The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)                          
         36. Lonely Days - The Bee Gees (Atco)                            
         37. For All We Know - The Carpenters (A&M)                       
         38. Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)            
         39. Imagine - John Lennon (Apple)                                
         40. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - Joan Baez (Vanguard)   
         41. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) - Marvin Gaye (Tamla)           
         42. Bridge Over Troubled Water - Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)      
         43. Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver (RCA)              
         44. Got to Be There - Michael Jackson (Motown)                   
         45. It Don't Come Easy - Ringo Starr (Apple)                     
         46. She's a Lady - Tom Jones (London)                            
         47. Bring the Boys Home - Freda Payne (Invictus)                 
         48. I Think I Love You - The Partridge Family (Bell)             
         49. You've Got a Friend - James Taylor (Warner Brothers)         
         50. Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers (Sussex)                    
         51. It's Impossible - Perry Como (RCA)                           
         52. Love Story - Andy Williams (Columbia)                        
         53. Smiling Faces Sometimes - The Undisputed Truth (Gordy)       
         54. Hot Pants - James Brown (Polydor)                            
         55. Chick a Boom - Daddy Dewdrop (Sunflower)                     
         56. I Am, I Said - Neil Diamond (Uni)                            
         57. Stoned Love - The Supremes (Motown)                          
         58. Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin (Columbia)                 
         59. Baby I'm-A Want You - Bread (Elektra)                        
         60. Do You Know What I Mean - Lee Michaels (A&M)                 
         61. What the World Needs Now is Love - Tom Clay (Mowest)         
         62. Sweet & Innocent - Donnie Osmond (MGM)                       
         63. Mr. Bojangles - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)         
         64. Draggin' the Line - Tommy James (Roulette)                   
         65. Reason to Believe - Rod Stewart (Mercury)                    
         66. The Tears of a Clown - Smokey Robinson & the Miracles (Tamla)
         67. Free - Chicago (Columbia)                                    
         68. Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)                     
         69. Story in Your Eyes - The Moody Blues (Threshold)             
         70. Peace Train - Cat Stevens (A&M)                              
         71. Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You - Wilson Pickett(Atlantic)
         72. Scorpio - Dennis Coffey & the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)   
         73. Love the One You're With - The Isley Brothers (Buddah)       
         74. Black Magic Woman - Santana (Columbia)                       
         75. Whatcha See is Whatcha Get - The Dramatics (Volt)            
         76. Your Song - Elton John (Uni)                                 
         77. If I Were Your Woman - Gladys Knight & the Pips (Soul)       
         78. I've Found Someone of My Own - Free Movement (Decca)         
         79. Thin Line Between Love and Hate - The Persuaders (Atco)      
         80. That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be -              
                                               Carly Simon (Elektra)   
         81. She's Not Just Another Woman - The Eighth Day (Invictus)     
         82. Pay to the Piper - The Chairmen of the Board (Invictus)      
         83. Trapped By a Thing Called Love - Denise LaSalle (Westbound)  
         84. Make It Funky - James Brown (Polydor)                        
         85. Cherish - David Cassidy (Bell)                               
         86. Hymn 43 - Jethro Tull (Reprise)                              
         87. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who (Decca)                     
         88. Funky Nassau - Beginning of the End (Alston)                 
         89. Brand New Key - Melanie (Neighborhood)                       
         90. Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)                     
         91. Stoney End - Barbra Streisand (Columbia)                     
         92. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) - Marvin Gaye (Tamla)
         93. If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)       
         94. All I Ever Need Is You - Sonny & Cher (Kapp)                 
         95. Another Day - Paul McCartney (Apple)                         
         96. River Deep-Mountain High - The Supremes & Four Tops (Motown) 
         97. American Pie - Don McLean (United Artists)                   
         98. Signs - The Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel)                
         99. If You Really Love Me - Stevie Wonder (Tamla)                
        100. Sweet City Woman - The Stampeders (Bell)                     
     
     For the 1971 Hits and more listen to:
     Jay Reynolds................Midnight-6:00am, Monday-Friday

     Harry Harrison............. .6:00am-10:00am, Monday-Saturday

     Ron Lundy...................10:00am- 2:00pm, Monday-Saturday

     Dan Ingram................. .2:00pm- 6:00pm, Monday-Saturday

     Bruce Morrow............... .6:15pm-10:30pm, Monday-Friday
                                  6:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday

     Chuck Leonard...............10:30pm-Midnight, Monday-Friday
                                 10:30am- 4:30pm, Sunday

     Frank Kingston Smith........10:00pm- 3:00am, Saturday
                                  4:30pm-10:30pm, Sunday



NOTES: This is a text-only music 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. Some formatting and modifying may have been done to allow survey to display properly on the blog and improve searching ability.

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