A month in a life – Jan 1972

All tracks released in January 1972 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Bottles Belle Gonzalez
2 Mother of mine (12/71) Neil Reid *
3 The last run Steve Lawrence
4 I am what I am (Battersea Tramp) Bill & Buster
5 Nursery Lane Christyan
6 Turned 21 Fludd
7 Colour all the world Design
8 Face on the wind Keith Mansfield orchestra and chorus
9 I'd like to teach the world to sing (12/71) New Seekers # 1
10 When I meet them Seals & Crofts
11 Changes David Bowie
12 Take off Kentucky freeway
13 Telegram Sam T. Rex *
14 Dear John Nazareth
15 American pie (part 1) Don McLean *
16 California Kid and Reemo Lobo
17 White line fever Flying Burrito brothers
18 Puckwudgie (10/71) Charlie Drake *
19 Brief encounter Steve 'n' Bonnie
20 Mr. Sunlight Edward & Harding
21 I'm a song (sing me) Neil Sedaka
22 I don't know how to love him (11/71) Petula Clark *
23 In the morning (morning of my life) Paper lace
24 Nowhere to go Graham Gouldman
25 No sad song Helen Reddy
26 Girl, I've got news for you Cherokee
27 Son of my father Giorgio
28 Storm in a teacup Fortunes *
29 Daisy Mae Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
30 All I ever need is you (11/71) Sonny & Cher *
31 Merry Xmas darling (12/71) Carpenters *
32 Morning has broken Cat Stevens *
33 What the world needs now is love Tom Clay
34 Some people Living force
35 Devil you Stampeders
36 America's Great National Pastime Byrds
37 The loner Bloomfields (Maurice Gibb)
38 Bend me shape me Henry Shed
39 I feel a song in my heart Sandra Richardson
40 Drowning in the sea of love Joe Simon
41 Let's stay together (12/71) Al Green *
42 Love me love the life I lead Fantastics
43 Family affair (12/71) Sly & Family stone *
44 If you really love me Stevie Wonder *
45 Monkey Tamarind Beginning of the end
46 Need your loving Flirtations
47 Superstar (RR – 1969) (11/71) Murray Head & Trinidad singers *
48 The joker Garden odyssey
49 People in motion Saft
50 Hey big brother Rare earth
51 Tightrope ride Doors
52 Brand new key (12/71) Melanie *
53 Can't let you go (11/71) Barry Ryan *
54 Day after day Badfinger *
55 The pie Sutherland brothers band
56 Loves minus zero / No limit Rick Nelson & Stone Canyon band
57 One tin soldier Coven
58 Joy Apollo 100
59 Have you seen her (12/71) Chi-lites *
60 You are everything Stylistics
61 Baby I'm a want you (11/71) Bread *
62 Diamonds are forever (11/71) Shirley Bassey *
63 If we're free Sol Raye
64 For my love Stuart Gillies
65 I don't know how to love him (11/71) Yvonne Elliman *
66 Maggie May Simtec & Wylie
67 Can I get a witness Lee Michaels
68 I want to go back there again Thelma Houston
69 Bless you (11/71) Martha Reeves & Vandellas *
70 Can we get to that Peter Vee
71 Scorpio Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar band
72 Moon river (12/71) Greyhound *
73 Suzanne Montanas
74 My world Bee Gees *
75 Count me in (UK single edit) Blue mink
76 She is the female to my soul Honeybus
77 I can't stop White plains
78 Oklahoma Sunday morning Glen Campbell
79 English rose Jimmy Justice
80 Ernie (the fastest milkman in the west) (10/71) Benny Hill # 1
81 Used to be Just us
82 White lies, blue eyes Bullet
83 I'm coming home Tommy James
84 Son of my father Chicory tip *
85 Give and take (12/71) Pioneers *
86 Calling for your love Enticers
87 Where did our love go (12/71) Donnie Elbert *
88 Music for gong gong Osibisa

A month in a life – Dec 1971

All tracks released in December 1971 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Medicine weasel John Dummer band
2 Car song Fresh maggots
3 Magpie Murgatroyd band
4 People, let's stop the war Grand Funk railroad
5 Hallelujah Sweathog
6 Something big Mark Lindsay
7 Horse with no name (11/71) America *
8 Country girl Brinsley Schwarz
9 George Jackson Bob Dylan
10 I'd like to teach the world to sing New Seekers *
11 Sleepy shores (11/71) Johnny Pearson orchestra *
12 Morning (11/71) Val Doonican *
13 What's the matter girl Andy Williams
14 The summer knows (Theme "Summer of 42") Tony Bennett
15 Jailhouse rock (EP) (RR – 1958) Elvis Presley *
16 Love potion # 9 Coasters
17 Hey Jean, hey Dean Pegasus
18 Hand me down man Tony Burrows
19 You send me Ponderosa twins + one
20 Darling take me back I'm sorry Cissy Houston
21 Faithful and true Z.Z. Hill
22 Determination Ebonys
23 When you get right down to it (09/71) Ronnie Dyson *
24 Ain't it nice Steve Ryder
25 I am Angela Farrell
26 Theme from "The Persuaders" (09/71) John Barry *
27 An old fashioned love song Three dog night
28 Keeping my head above water Jigsaw
29 Carry that weight Dobby Dobson
30 Coz I luv you (10/71) Slade # 1
31 Moonlight serenade Syd Lawrence orchestra
32 How small we are, how little we know Les Reed & Julie Sullivan
33 Let it be Joan Baez
34 Kara kara(10/71) New world *
35 Friends with you John Denver
36 Mississippi lady Sequoia
37 Just for me and you Poco
38 Lazy butterfly Express delivery
39 No good to cry Poppy family
40 How do you do? Mouth & McNeal
41 Swingy Dave Dee
42 Theme from "The Onedin Line" Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra *
43 I just can't help believin' Elvis Presley *
44 Lucky day Rascals
45 Save the children (11/71) Marvin Gaye *
46 Love the life you live Kool & the gang
47 Theme from "Shaft" (11/71) Isaac Hayes *
48 Can you get to that Funkadelic
49 Lost son Frijid Pink
50 Stay with me Faces *
51 Roll over Beethoven Mountain
52 Cat's eyes Zior
53 My chinny chin chin Chambers brothers
54 Soley soley Middle of the road *
55 I'd like to teach the world to sing Hillside singers
56 Peter Pan Jackie Lee
57 Flowers in the rain Nancy Sinatra
58 Ernie (the fastest milkman in the west) (10/71) Benny Hill # 1
59 Festival time [USA 1966] (11/71) San Remo strings *

A month in a life – Nov 1971

All tracks released in November 1971 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Ain't nobody home B.B. King
2 After loving you (USA 1967) Jean Wells
3 Do it Billy Sha-rae
4 Got to have your lovin' King Floyd
5 Hey America James Brown *
6 It's the real thing (part 1) Electric express
7 Linda Wake
8 Sweet dream woman Gorgoni, Martin & Taylor
9 Family tree Arrival
10 Thank you Tranquility
11 You must be one of us Stoneground
12 Wild night Van Morrison
13 Red moon (Part 1) Fugi
14 Big brass band Fuzzy duck
15 Sing a song of freedom (10/71) Cliff Richard *
16 Everything is alright (EP Jesus Christ Superstar) Yvonne Elliman
17 Sunday Blue mink
18 Driving Eddie Hardin
19 Ernie (the fastest milkman in the west) (10/71) Benny Hill *
20 Warming up the band Heads, hands and feet
21 Lisa, listen to me Blood, Sweat & Tears
22 Handbags and gladrags Chase
23 One fine morning Lighthouse
24 Devil's on the loose Rattles
25 Fireball (10/71) Deep purple *
26 Ella James Nashville teens
27 For ladies only Steppenwolf
28 Under my wheels Alice Cooper
29 Anticipation Carly Simon
30 Sweet Jesus Quintessence
31 Open the door (Song for Judith) Judy Collins
32 May you never John Martyn
33 We got to go Exuma
34 Everybody's everything Santana
35 You gotta have love in your heart Supremes & Four Tops *
36 Rock steady Aretha Franklin
37 African velvet Black velvet
38 We got to have peace Curtis Mayfield
39 Tokoloshe man John Kongos *
40 Burundi Black (Part 1) (06/71) Burundi Steiphenson Black *
41 Love of the common people Eric Donaldson
42 Maggie May (07/71) Rod Stewart # 1
43 Wish you would Black widow
44 Heaven on their minds Murray Head & Trinidad singers
45 Back on the road Marmalade *
46 Follow me Georgie Fame & Alan Price
47 Thin line between love and hate Persuaders
48 Trapped by a thing called love Denise LaSalle
49 I believe in you Arnold, Martin & Morrow
50 Water, paper and clay Mary Hopkin
51 Stones Neil Diamond
52 You, me and a friend of mine Tony Ashton
53 Something tells me (something is gonna happen tonight) Cilla Black *
54 Long ago tomorrow B.J. Thomas
55 Theme from "Summer of 42" Peter Nero
56 New Jersey England Dan & John Ford Coley
57 It's a crying shame Gayle McCormick
58 Freedom Mac & Katie Kissoon
59 Amarillo (10/71) Tony Christie *
60 Stoney ground Foundations
61 Olena Don Nix
62 Only the children know Jeanie Greene
63 No matter how I try Gilbert O'Sullivan *
64 My mum Indiana
65 It must be love Labi Siffre *
66 Thank you John Willie Tee
67 She's all I got Freddie North
68 There's nothing better Otis Leavill
69 Love theme from "Spartacus" Norman Newell Orchestra
70 Somewhere my love Lena Martell
71 Softly whispering I love you (10/71) Congregation *
72 Coz I luv you (10/71) Slade # 1
73 Eagle rock Daddy cool
74 Are you old enough Mark Lindsay
75 Really wanted you Emitt Rhodes
76 Hooked on a feeling (10/71) Jonathan King *
77 Sunday girl Dunno
78 Come on home girl Bill & Pete Campbell
79 Licking stick Desmond Dekker
80 Gypsies, tramps and thieves (09/71) Cher *
81 Theme from "Shaft" Ventures
82 Jeepster T. Rex *
83 Johnny reggae (10/71) Piglets *
84 I'm yours (use me anyway you wanna) Ike & Tina Turner
85 Sally put your red shoes on Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon
86 Whole lotta love King Curtis
86 United Miguel Rios
87 Jason King theme Laurie Johnson orchestra

A month in a life – Oct 1971

All tracks released in October 1971 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Mammy Blue Roger Whittaker *
2 Goodbye forever Soundation
3 Banks of the Ohio Olivia Newton John *
4 Go away little girl Donny Osmond
5 Do I love you Paul Anka
6 You and the looking glass Joe Dolan
7 Love is Design
8 Our own way of living Vanity fare
9 I'm leavin' (09/71) Elvis Presley *
10 You're a lady Peter Sarstedt
11 Can I have my money back Gerry Rafferty
12 Life is a carnival the Band
13 The sun was in your eyes Peacock
14 A friend of mine Fields
15 Let it ride Hard horse ft Paul Thomas
16 Gypsy eyes Jimi Hendrikx Experience *
17 Going to a party Jeff Smith
18 You're a very lovely woman (USA – 1967) Emitt Rhodes & Merry Go Round
19 Brandy (09/71) Scott English *
20 Come on girl Jackie Edwards
21 Tired of being alone (08/71) Al Green *
22 Ready or not, here I come (RR – 1969) Delfonics *
23 Take me with you Honey Cone
24 Smiling faces sometimes Undisputed truth
25 A natural man Lou Rawls
26 Spanish Harlem (09/71) Aretha Franklin *
27 I likes to do it People's choice
28 Do wah nanny Exuma
29 My boy Richard Harris
30 California on my mind Mornin' mist
31 The city Mark Almond
32 Riders on the storm (08/71) Doors *
33 Jealous guy Susan Shirley
34 Caroline goodbye Colin Blunstone
35 Black sheep of the family Vaughan Thomas
36 She knows me better Bert Sommer
37 Mammy Blue Joel Dayde
38 I will return (09/71) Springwater *
39 She's a lady Hermits
40 Life's too short Rescue Co. No. 1
41 Never before Grumbleweeds
42 Love is everywhere Searchers
43 Lady love bug (09/71) Clodagh Rodgers *
44 Goodbye baby Jane Junior Campbell
45 29 years to doomsday Bruce Spelman
46 Draggin' the line Dave Clark and friends
47 Run baby run (RR – 1965) Newbeats *
48 China town Move *
49 Let's see action Who *
50 Tropicana Black velvet
51 Maggie May (07/71) Rod Stewart # 1
52 Coz I luv you Slade *
53 Alexander Graham Bell Sweet *
54 Act like a man Roger Holman
55 Gimme gimme some lovin Biggles
56 Hocus pocus Focus
57 Baby don't ya get crazy Salena Jones
58 I'm so lucky he loves me Fascinations
59 Put yourself in my place (RR – 1966) Elgins *
60 Slipped, tripped and fell in love Ann Peebles
61 Inner city blues Impressions
62 Get down people Fabulous Counts
63 Surrender Diana Ross *
64 What you see is what you get Stoney & Meatloaf
65 I'm your lover man Redwing
66 Only you know and I know Delaney and Bonnie & friends
67 Love the one you're with Isley brothers
68 Glory glory Byrds
69 The night they drove old Dixie down (09/71) Joan Baez *
70 Living game Mick Greenwood
71 Que sera Jose Feliciano
72 I still see you Scott Walker
73 Smiley Craig Scott
74 Let's get the band together Glenn Shorrock
75 Get ready for love Paintbox
76 Yo-Yo Osmonds
77 Too late (to be saved) Tremeloes
78 My little girl (08/71) Autumn *
79 Till Tom Jones *
80 The love we had stays on my mind Dells
81 Frightened girl Silent majority
82 Respect yourself Staple singers
83 Mammy Blue Pop tops *
84 Hey girl don't bother me (RR – 1964) Tams # 1
85 Lightning tree Settlers *
86 United Miguel Rios
87 Jason King theme Laurie Johnson orchestra

A month in a life – Sept 1971

All tracks released in September 1971 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Epiphany Garrick's fairground
2 Take me back home Heron
3 Clowns Ed Welch
4 The fool Gilbert Montagne
5 Biggest gossip in town Rockin' horse
6 No smoke without fire Montanas
7 Bring a little light into my world Pickettywitch
8 You keep getting in your way Kentucky express
9 Do you know what I mean Lee Michaels
10 Life is a long song (EP) Jethro Tull *
11 Ain't it a sad thing R. Dean Taylor
12 Signs Five man electrical band
13 Long way from LA Canned heat
14 Look at yourself Uriah heep
15 I don't need no doctor Humble pie
16 Crash course in brain surgery Budgie
17 Reason to believe (07/71) Rod Stewart *
18 Marianne Stephen Stills
19 Ain't no sunshine Bill Withers
20 Whatcha see is whatcha get Dramatics
21 Slipped, tripped and fell in love Clarence Carter
22 Medicine bend Margie Joseph
23 Chairman of the board (08/71) Chairmen of the board *
24 Lady dawn Bells
25 Thanks Freedom
26 Superstar Carpenters *
27 California Sunday morning Brotherhood of man
28 One way wind Cats
29 Crazy love Helen Reddy
30 Wedding song (There is love) Paul Stookey
31 Take me home country roads John Denver & Fat city
32 Without a song from you Jane Relf
33 Butterfly (08/71) Daniel Gerard *
34 Freedom come, freedom go (08/71) Fortunes *
35 Sweet city woman Stampeders
36 Hey girl don't bother me (RR – 1964) Tams # 1
37 Sister big stuff John Holt
38 Sing sing Barbara Mardi Grass & Laurent
39 Simple game Four Tops *
40 You're the one for me Joe Simon
41 One way ticket Tyrone Davis
42 Society, don't let us down Barons
43 There's so much love all around me Three degrees
44 Ring a ring of roses Union express
45 Remember (07/71) Rock Candy *
46 Tweedle dee tweedle dum (08/71) Middle of the road *
47 Misaluba Cyan
48 Follow the leader Greyhound
49 Jamaica Honey boy
50 It's a lovely day Youngbloods
51 Reno Nevada Ian Matthews
52 Bye bye love Tompall & Glaser brothers
53 Keep on dancing (06/71) Bay city rollers *
54 Looky looky Cleveland people
55 Yes I understand Flying machine
56 We can make the world a whole lot brighter Chris Montez
57 One way ticket Mama Cass Elliot
58 I woke up in love this morning Partridge family
59 Sunshine Jonathan Edwards
60 Cousin Norman (08/71) Marmalade *
61 Talk it over in the morning Anne Murray
62 Sing children sing Lesley Duncan
63 Look around (and you'll find me there) Vince Hill *
64 Love is a beautiful song Barry Crocker
65 I love her more Randolph Walker
66 Take your love and run Barbara Lynn
67 Compared to what Mr. Flood's party
68 I'm still waiting (07/71) Diana Ross # 1
69 Whatever you say Four Seasons & Frankie Valli
70 Hold on Dave Dee
71 Here comes the queen Luther Grosvenor
72 Witch queen of New Orleans (08/71) Redbone *
73 I just want to celebrate Rare earth
74 Mrs. Hendry Manfred Mann
75 Downtown Mott the hoople
76 Tap turns on the water (08/71) C.C.S. *
77 Salt of the earth Dandy
78 You don't have to be in the army Mungo Jerry *
79 Everybody's missin' the sun Grin
80 All dressed in white Godson
81 Maggie May Rod Stewart *
82 Saturday morning confusion Bobby Russell
83 Another time another place Engelbert Humperdinck *
84 Read the signs Bruce Channel
85 Pais tropical Sergio Mendes & Brasil '77
86 Sultana (02/71) [A & B sides flipped on 14/05/71] Titanic *

A month in a life – Aug 1971

All tracks released in August 1971 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Go down gamblin' Blood, Sweat & Tears
2 Get it on Chase
3 Double time woman Fuzzy duck
4 Back street luv (06/71) Curved air *
5 Say you don't love me Cliff Bennett
6 Stanger in blue suede shoes Kevin Ayers & the whole world
7 Carey Joni Mitchell
8 Cripple creek Great Jones
9 Bangle Desh (07/71) George Harrison *
10 Put you hand in the hand Brent Dowe
11 Soul motion Exciters
12 I'm just not ready for love Erma Franklin
13 Too busy thinking about my baby Gene Latter
14 Since I went away Dogfeet
15 I've been moved Andy Kim
16 Lovin' la la Linus & Little people
17 Daddy don't you walk so fast (06/71) Daniel Boone *
18 Sunday morning coming down Ernie Smith
19 You can touch me Paper Lace
20 Piccalilli lady Buddy Bohn
21 Where evil grows Poppy family
22 Gonna miss her mississippi White plains
23 Draggin' the line Tommy James
24 I believe (in love) Hot Chocolate *
25 All day music War
26 5, 10, 15, 20 years of love Presidents
27 I'm still waiting (07/71) Diana Ross # 1
28 Gonna be alright now Gayle McCormick
29 You're the reason why Ebonys
30 On the way out (on the way in) Jimmy Ruffin
31 Nathan Jones Supremes *
32 This beautiful day Levi Jackson
33 Lady of St.Clare Daylight
34 Trees and things Maxwell – Nicholson
35 Bright city Miller Anderson
36 Military madness Graham Nash
37 Near you Boz Scaggs
38 Far beyond If
39 Liar Three dog night
40 Rock me when he's gone Long John Baldry
41 The back seat of my car Paul & Linda McCartney *
42 The story in your eyes Moody blues
43 Hot pants James Brown
44 Give more power to the people (06/71) Chi-Lites *
45 Love me Impressions
46 Love me Rascals
47 Dear John Jackie Moore
48 Piece of my heart Children
49 Haunted Bob Clarke
50 It's about time Dillards
51 She didn't do magic Lobo
52 Only the strong survive Dave Barker
53 Did you ever (07/71) Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood *
54 Canto de Ossanha (Let go) Caterina Valente
55 Nine by nine Ultrafox
56 (Love me like you did it) Last night Roy Orbison
57 Good lovin' Tammy Wynette
58 How can I unlove you Lynn Anderson
59 Little drops of silver (07/71) Gerry Monroe *
60 For all we know (07/71) Shirley Bassey *
61 Tell it like it is Nicky Thomas
62 Pidgeon Mac & Katie Kissoon
63 Got a feelin' in my bones Neon Philharmonic
64 Johnny said come over Jackie Lee
65 Have you seen my baby Steve Ellis
66 Goodbye media man Tom Fogerty
67 Get it on (07/71) T. Rex # 1
68 Teenage head Flamin' groovies
69 Ride with me Steppenwolf
70 Everything's gonna be alright Christie
71 Carmel mountain road Buckweat
72 Marai's wedding Brian Auger's oblivion express
73 It's too late (05/71) Carole King *
74 Follow me Mary Travers
75 First and last man Ralph McTell
76 Moon shadow [released as B side on 30 Oct 1970] Cat Stevens *
77 Dublin (New day EP) Thin Lizzy
78 Everything I see Leonie Hawthorn
79 Never be untrue Mixtures
80 You've got a friend James Taylor *
81 World song Petula Clark
82 It's summer Temptations
83 Like an open door Fuzz
84 Jesus Jeremy Faith & St. Mathews church choir

A month in a life – July 1971

All tracks released in July 1971 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Gotta find you Rescue Co. No. 1
2 Jump on my wagon Hollingworth
3 Hello buddy (06/71) Tremeloes *
4 People I've got to dream Roger Cook
5 Jakaranda Lally Stott
6 Never can say goodbye Jackson 5 *
7 I've found someone of my own Free movement
8 Mr. Big stuff Jean Knight
9 At the top of the stairs (RR – 1968) Formations *
10 Black ant Osibisa
11 Funky Nassau Beginning of the end
12 Move on up (06/71) Curtis Mayfield *
13 Give up your guns Buoys
14 Been too long on the road Mark Lindsay
15 Nobody Doobie brothers
16 Sooner or later Grass roots
17 Got a bad leg Smoke Stack Crumble
18 You make me happy Curtis Maldoon
19 In my own time Family *
20 Devil's answer (05/71) Atomic rooster *
21 Living without you Manfred Mann
22 Follow your drum Don Fardon
23 Heartbreak hotel (RR – 1956) Elvis Presley *
24 House at Pooh corner Nitty gritty dirt band
25 Change partners Stephen Stills
26 You're not smiling Audience
27 Get it on T. Rex # 1
28 Soldier Blue (04/71) Buffy Sainte-Marie *
29 Better by far Vanity fare
30 We will Gilbert O'Sullivan *
31 Let my name be sorrow (06/71) Mary Hopkin *
32 Never dreamed you'd leave in summer Stevie Wonder
33 Stop, look, listen (to your heart) Stylistics
34 Never can say goodbye Isaac Hayes
35 He don't really love you (Mojo release) Delfonics
36 La-la means I love you (Bell RR – 1968) Delfonics *
37 I'm still waiting Diana Ross *
38 Bad water Raelettes
39 Hey girl don't bother me (RR – 1964) Tams *
40 Going in circles Charmers
41 She's not just another woman 8th day
42 Melting pot Booker T & MG's
43 Chirpy chirpy cheep cheep (01/71) Middle of the road # 1
44 What are you doing Sunday Dawn *
45 This is love Archies
46 Jose John Miles
47 We shall dance Demis Roussos
48 Hats off to the strangers Lighthouse
49 Bring America home Timber
50 Won't get fooled again Who *
51 Albert flasher Guess who
52 Tonight (05/71) Move *
53 Street fighting man Rolling Stones *
54 Non non rien n'a change Poppys
55 Rondo (Serenade 13 – Eine kleine nachtmusik) Waldo de los Rios
56 Never ending song of love (06/71) New Seekers *
57 Can't find the time Rose colored glass
58 Tom Tom Turnaround (06/71) New World *
59 Rings Cymarron
60 Mighty clouds of joy B.J. Thomas
61 Make me happy Bobby Bloom
62 Let your yeah be yeah Pioneers *
63 Girls are out to get you (RR – 1967) Fascinations *
64 I'm a lover Vernon Brown
65 Would you believe Jackie Lee
66 These things will keep me loving you (RR – 1966) Velvelettes *
67 I know I'm in love Chee chee & Pepy
68 Baby don't you know anymore Tina Charles
69 You've got a friend Andy Williams
70 Six weeks every summer Vikki Carr
71 Beautiful love Frank Ifield
72 Beginnings Chicago
73 I'm a believer Neil Diamond
74 Sweet hitch-hiker Creedence Clearwater Revival *
75 That's what I want Square set
76 Indian reservation Raiders
77 Flying machine (06/71) Cliff Richard *
78 Watching the river flow (06/71) Bob Dylan *
79 Rainbow chaser Pica
80 Walk the world away Teddy Brown
81 Get to the country Labi Siffre
82 Love means never having to say you're sorry Keith Mansfield orchestra
83 When love comes round again (06/71) Ken Dodd *
84 Jesu joy of man's desiring Jigsaw

A month in a life – June 1971

All tracks released in June 1971 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Make no mistake Jackson & Jones
2 Goodbye forever Paul Brett Sage
3 Black and white (05/71) Greyhound *
4 Safari Peter Cowap
5 Take your hand away Merrymen
6 With my face on the floor Emitt Rhodes
7 Goddess of love Gentrys
8 Hello, hello, hello Stormy Petrel
9 Don't let it die (05/71) Hurricane Smith *
10 Never ending song of love Delaney, Bonnie & friends
11 Chirpy chirpy cheep cheep Mac & Katie Kissoon *
12 Treat her like a lady Cornelius brothers & Sister Rose
13 You're the one Three degrees
14 River deep mountain high Supremes & Four Tops *
15 Marjorie Gothic Horizon
16 Excuse me baby Chicory Tip
17 Chicago Graham Nash
18 Cry baby Janis Joplin
19 Invitation Earth & Fire
20 The visitor Quiet world
21 Hotel room Edgar Broughton Band
22 40 days of rain Penthouse
23 (And the) pictures in the sky (05/71) Medicine Head *
24 Covered wagon Danny O'Keefe
25 I'll be gone Spectrum
26 Jumpin' Jack Flash Johnny Winter
27 Get down get with it (EP) (05/71) Slade *
28 Tune to the music Status Quo
29 When you are a king (05/71) White plains *
30 Love song Olivia Newton John
31 If you could read my mind (02/71) Gordon Lightfoot *
32 Moonlight Julie Felix
33 Sing high, sing low Anne Murray
34 The return Roger James
35 You and I Brotherhood of man
36 Susan Jane Sarofeen and smoke
37 Summer is the season Riverbank
38 Show your face Sandie Shaw
39 Don't say you don't remember Beverly Bremers
40 Hey Sandy Colin Scott
41 Rainy Jane Davy Jones
42 I wish I could cry Gilbert O'Sullivan
43 Sweet and innocent Osmonds
44 It's a great life on the buses Quinceharmon
45 Knock three times (03/71) Dawn # 1
46 Summertime feeling Pickettywitch
47 Me and you and a dog named Boo (05/71) Lobo *
48 Smile Colonel Bagshot
49 So long, Marianne Brian Hyland
50 Tulsa Billy Joe Royal
51 Lazy weekend Troggs
52 The drum Bobby Sherman
53 Save my love for a rainy day Undisputed truth
54 I don't blame you at all (05/71) Smokey Robinson & The Miracles *
55 Bring the boys home Freda Payne
56 Baby don't wake me Del Davis
57 A soldier's prayer Oscar Harris & Twinkle stars
58 You've got a friend Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
59 If I were your woman Gladys Knight & Pips
60 Light sings 5th Dimension
61 Don't pull your love Hamilton, Frank & Reymolds
62 Lay it down Lonnie Mack
63 Real people Sonny & Cher
64 I love you because (RR – 1964) Jim Reeves *
65 That's the way I've always heard it should be Carly Simon
66 Maybe I'm amazed Lena Horne
67 Step in the right direction Sylvia McNeill
68 Long promised road Beach boys
69 Animal love Primitive man
70 Puppet man (05/71) Tom Jones *
71 Pied piper (04/71) Bob & Marcia *
72 The greatest love Tommy Roe
73 Where do you go Julie Rogers
74 All on a summer's day Butterscotch
75 Something wonderful Fantastics
76 Leap up and down (04/71) St Cecelia *
77 Co co Sweet *
78 Damn fool Exuma
79 Monkey spanner Dave & Ansel Collins *
80 Funky strip Charlie Boy
81 Chirpy chirpy cheep cheep (01/71) Middle of the road # 1
82 High time we went Joe Cocker
83 Sing a simple song Tomorrow's children

A month in a life – May 1971

All tracks released in May 1971 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : Will chart as re-release in 1972
[**] : Will chart as A side in 1974

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 The next stop is mine Onyx
2 People love each other Brewer & Shipley
3 I sure like your smile Southern comfort
4 Somebody like me Bobbie Gentry
5 He's gonna step on you again (04/71) John Kongos *
6 Hey Willy Hollies *
7 My brother Jake (04/71) Free *
8 Lay it on me Fair weather
9 Ride the sky Lucifer's friend
10 Stone hearted mama Pretty things
11 Coldwater mornings Richard Barnes
12 Lady of the morning Marvin, Welch & Farrar
13 Time for the leaving Magna Carta
14 Rain (04/71) Bruce Ruffin *
15 See what you get out a me Black velvet
16 What's going on Marvin Gaye
17 Suspicious mind Dee Dee Warwick
18 Sweetness Joe Wilson
19 Pay to the piper Chairmen Of The Board *
20 We were always sweethearts Boz Scaggs
21 Lowdown Chicago
22 Stand for our rights Gary Wright
23 Sit yourself down Stephen Stills
24 Deep river Impi
25 Malt and Barley Blues (04/71) McGuinness Flint *
26 Dora, the female explorer Stackridge
27 Lady Rose Mungo Jerry *
28 California earthquake Norman Greenbaum
29 Joy to the world (04/71) Three dog night *
30 I want to be where you are Scarecrow
31 Adrienne Tommy James
32 California blues Redwing
33 Can you get it Ashton, Gardner & Dyke
34 Mountain over the hill Clem Curtis
35 Breakaway man Toby Jug
36 Happy Mary Tears
37 Acapulco gold Mason-Dixon
38 Oh you pretty things (04/71) Peter Noone *
39 The lady's changing home Tudor Lodge
40 How can you mend a broken heart Bee Gees
41 If Bread
42 Jerusalem Daliah Lavi
43 I am I said Neil Diamond *
44 Knock three times Dawn # 1
45 Chick-a-boom Daddy Dewdrop
46 Chirpy chirpy cheep cheep House
47 Soolaimon Les Humpries singers
48 I'm gonna run away from you (RR – 1966) Tami Lynn *
49 Rock me in the cradle Freda Payne
50 Want ads Honey Cone
51 Just seven numbers (04/71) Four Tops *
52 I love you for all seasons the Fuzz
53 True love and apple pie Susan Shirley
54 Banner man Blue mink *
55 Roly poly Baskin & Copperfield
56 Lazybones Jonathan King *
57 Double Barrel (08/70) Dave & Ansil Collins # 1
58 Rags to riches Elvis Presley *
59 Our love will rise again Engelbert Humperdinck
60 I think of you Perry Como *
61 Rainy days & Mondays Carpenters
62 And I love you so Bobby Goldsboro
63 Someone who cares Kenny Rogers & First Edition
64 Married to a memory Judy Lynn
65 You're my man Lynn Anderson
66 No love at all B.J. Thomas
67 Put a little love in your heart Mary Fraser Jones
68 I trust Byrds
69 I want to be there D.B.M. & T.
70 Woman Shape of the rain
71 True love that's a wonder Sandy Coast
72 Heaven must have sent you (RR – 1966) Elgins *
73 We can work it out Stevie Wonder *
74 Evidence Sweet inspirations
75 Help somebody Earth, wind & fire
76 Oye como va (A side) Santana
77 Samba pa ti (B side) Santana [**]
78 Lady Eleanor Lindisfarne [*]
79 Games Redeye
80 Glory glory Smyle
81 Sweet Mary Wadsworth mansion
82 I did what I did for Maria Tony Christie *
83 Good old Arsenal The Arsenal 1st Team Squad *
84 Goodbye yesterday Jimmy Cliff
85 Just my imagination (running away with me) Temptations *
86 Stay awhile Bells
87 Yamasuki Yamasuki's

A month in a life – April 1971

All tracks released in April 1971 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart
[*} : Will chart as re-release in 1975

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Mozart 40 (03/71) Sovereign collection *
2 Jet song Design
3 Twelve gates to the city Graham Bond & Magick
4 Love her madly Doors
5 Between the road Paul Korda
6 It don't come easy Ringo Starr *
7 Who loves the sun Velvet underground
8 We're all playing in the same band Bert Sommer
9 Avalon Matthew Ellis
10 Tuesday's dead Cat Stevens
11 Way up there Young & Renshaw
12 Let me be turned to stone Peddlers
13 Me and my arrow Nilsson
14 To see such fun Cookies
15 On my side Cowsills
16 Pride comes before a fall Barracade
17 Mr. Tambourine man Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon
18 Honey (I need your love) Mighty Dodos
19 Sugar sugar (03/71) Sakkarin (Jonathan King) *
20 Fire and water [Atlantic release] Wilson Pickett
21 Running down deep Help yourself
22 Swim Jack Hammer
23 I can't be you, you can't be me Glass house
24 Mama's pearl Jackson 5 *
25 Catch my soul Gene Latter
26 United Drafi
27 Beginning to feel the pain Mac Davis
28 Loving eachother Bitter Almond
29 Silvery rain (03/71) Cliff Richard *
30 Doesn't somebody want to be wanted Partridge family
31 Knock three times (03/71) Dawn *
32 Freedom Sue and Sunny
33 When the love was given round Port Authority
34 God's children (EP Soundtrack of "Percy") Kinks
35 Snow blind friend Steppenwolf
36 When the party is over Robert John
37 I believe in everything John Entwistle
38 Making the same mistake Russell Stone
39 My brother Mary Tinsley
40 Indiana wants me (UK single version) (02/71) R. Dean Taylor *
41 Give me that pistol Stavely Makepeace
42 Rosetta (03/71) Georgie Fame & Alan Price *
43 Echoes and rainbows Black swan
44 San Francisco China Town Daisy Clan
45 Night of the warm witch Skid row
46 Eighteen Alice Cooper
47 Brown sugar Rolling Stones *
48 Shocking you Shocking blue
49 Time Crosswinds
50 Back to the people Bev Harrell
51 No love at all Bobbi Martin
52 The rugged cross Ethna Campbell [*]
53 Everybody clap Lulu
54 Obeah man Iron horse
55 Underneath the blanket go Gilbert O'Sullivan *
56 Jig-a-jig (05/70) East of Eden *
57 I knew him Joe Tex
58 If you need me [President release] Wilson Pickett
59 Try some buy some Ronnie Spector
60 Didn't I (blow your mind this time) (03/70) Delfonics *
61 Shake a hand Jose Feliciano
62 Why (02/71) Roger Whittaker *
63 Nothing much is happening today Norma Tanega
64 Stand by the one who loves you Gene Pitney
65 Anyone Sophia Loren
66 What's happening Edison Lighthouse
67 Honey bee (keep on stinging me) Weathermen (Jonathan King)
68 Chance in time (Un banc, un arbre, une rue) Severine *
69 When there's no you Engelbert Humperdinck
70 Music from "The six wives of Henry XIII" (EP) Early music consort *
71 It's a sin to tell a lie Gerry Monroe *
72 Man in black Johnny Cash
73 Promises promises Lynn Anderson
74 (Let my life be your) Love song Arrival
75 Life Rick Nelson & Stone Canyon band
76 Ridin' thumb Seals and Crofts
77 Goodie two shoes U.S. Sky
78 Hot love (EP) (02/71) T. Rex # 1
79 Carter Roy Budd
80 If you hold my hand Donna Hightower
81 Stranger in a strange land Leon Russell
82 Remember me (03/71) Diana Ross *
83 You and your folks, me and my folks Funkadelic
84 Mozart symphony nr. 40 Waldo de los Rios *