1971 American Top 40 Hits

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CASEY KASEM’S AMERICAN TOP 40 - 1971 YEAR END COUNTDOWN

40: NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE - JACKSON FIVE

39: GYPSY'S TRAMPS & THIEVES - CHER

38: RAINY DAYS & MONDAYS - CARPENTERS

37: HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT -SAMMI SMITH

36: IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND - GORDON LIGHTFOOT

35: FOR ALL ME KNOW - CARPENTERS

34: CHICK A BOOM - DADDY DEWDROP

33: PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND - OCEAN

32: SWEET & INNOCENT - DONNY OSMOND

31: MY SWET LORD - GEORGE HARRISON

30: SUPERSTAR - CARPENTERS

29: TEMPTATION EYES - GRASS ROOTS

28: AMOS MOSES - JERRY REED

27: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - MURRAY HEAD

26: I'VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN - FREE MOVEMENT

25: SHE'S A LADY - TOM JONES

24: SIGNS - FIVE MAN ELECTRICAL BAND

23: AIN'T NO SUNSHINE - BILL WITHERS

22: UNCLE ALBERT & ADMIRAL HALSEY - PAUL & LINDA McCARTNEY

21: WHAT'S GOIN' ON - MARVIN GAYE

20: THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN - JOAN BAEZ

19: DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN - LEE MICHAELS

18: MR. BIG STUFF - JEAN KNIGHT

17: YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND - JAMES TAYLOR

16: BROWN SUGAR - ROLLING STONES

15: TREAT HER LIKE A LADY - CORNELIUS BROTHERS & SISTER ROSE

14: SMILING FACES - UNDISPUTED TRUTH

13: WANT-ADS - HONEYCOMBS

12: TIRED OF BEING ALONE - AL GREEN

11: ME & BOBBY McGHEE - JANIS JOPLIN

10: KNOCK THREE TIMES - TONY ORLANDO & DAWN

9: JUST MY IMAGINATION (RUNNIN' AWAY WITH ME) - TEMPTATIONS

8: TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS - JOHN DENVER WITH FAT CITY

7: GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL - DONNY OSMOND

6: INDIAN RESERVATION - PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS

5: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART - BEE GEES

4: ONE BAD APPLE - THE OSMONDS

3: IT'S TOO LATE - CAROLE KING

2: MAGGIE MAY - ROD STEWART

1: JOY TO THE WORLD - THREE DOG NIGHT

 

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I always thought American Pie was from that Year. I guess it has been a long time.

 

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This will date me but I remember all those songs. Still hear most of them on the oldies station I listen to in the garage.

 

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Ah, James Taylor and Janis Joplin in the Top 40. Those were the days!

I was born in 71, so I guess it was a good year!

:)
I was born that year too. It was a GREAT year my friend!

 

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CASEY KASEM’S AMERICAN TOP 80 1972 YEAR-END COUNTDOWN

80: THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS - REDBONE

79: SATURDAY IN THE PARK - CHICAGO

78: SCHOOL'S OUT - ALICE COOPER

77: NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN - THREE DOG NIGHT

76: DROWNING IN A SEA OF LOVE - JOE SIMON

75: JOY - APOLLO 100

74: A COWBOY'S WORK IS NEVER DONE - SONNY AND CHER

73: HOT ROD LINCOLN - COMMANDER CODY & THE LOST PLANET AIRMEN

72: PUPPY LOVE - DONNY OSMOND

71: DON'T SAY YOU DON'T REMEMBER - BEVERLY BREMERS

70: COCONUT - NILSSON

69: HURTING EACH OTHER - CARPENTERS

68: THE WAY OF LOVE - CHER

67: SYLVIA'S MOTHER - DR. HOOK & THE MEDICINE SHOW

66: BLACK AND WHITE - THREE DOG NIGHT

65: DAY DREAMING - ARETHA FRANKLIN

64: KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNING - CHARLIE PRIDE

63: LAYLA - DEREK & THE DOMINOS

62: THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE U.S.A. - DONNA FARGO

61: HOW DO YOU DO - MOUTH AND MACNEAL

60: FREDDIE'S DEAD - CURTIS MAYFIELD

59: I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU - AL GREEN

58: MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION - PAUL SIMON

57: THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS - ARLO GUTHRIE

56: BANG A GONG (GET IT ON) - T. REX

55: WHERE IS THE LOVE - RPBERTA FLACK AND DONNY HATHAWAY

54: LOOK WHAT YOU DONE FOR ME - AL GREEN

53: IN THE RAIN - DRAMATICS

52: EVERYTHING I OWN - BREAD

51: ROCKIN' ROBIN - MICHAEL JACKSON

50: JUNGLE FEVER - CHAKACHAS

49: HOLD YOUR HEAD UP - ARGENT

48: MORNING HAS BROKEN - CAT STEVENS

47: BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY - DANIEL BOONE

46: CLEAN UP WOMAN - BETTY WRIGHT

45: YOU DON'T MESS AROUND WITH JIM - JIM CROCE

44: DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER - OSMONDS

43: ROCKET MAN - ELTON JOHN

42: DAY BY DAY - GODSPELL

41: STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN - MEL AND TIM

40: BURNING LOVE - ELVIS PRESLEY

39: GARDEN PARTY - RICK NELSON

38: BACKSTABBERS - O'JAYS

37: TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW - CORNELIUS BROTHERS AND SISTER ROSE

36: SUNSHINE - JONATHAN EDWARDS

35: GO ALL THE WAY - RASPBERRIES

34: PRECIOUS AND FEW - CLIMAX

33: (LAST NIGHT) I DIDN'T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL - 5TH DIMENSION

32: POPCORN - HOT BUTTER

31: EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL - MAIN INGREDIENT

30: SONG SUNG BLUE - NEIL DIAMOND

29: YOU ARE EVERYTHING - STYLISTICS

28: LONG COOL WOMAN (IN A BLACK DRESS) - HOLLIES

27: SLIPPING INTO DARKNESS - WAR

26: NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN - MOODY BLUES

25: I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW - JOHNNY NASH

24: OUTA-SPACE - BILLY PRESTON

23: THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT - ROBERT JOHN

22: BEN - MICHAEL JACKSON

21: BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW - STYLISTICS

20: HEART OF GOLD - NEIL YOUNG

19: IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG (I DON'T WANT TO BE RIGHT) - LUTHER INGRAM

18: NICE TO BE WITH YOU - GALLERY

17: OH GIRL - CHI-LITES

16: SCORPIO - DENNIS COFFEY

15: DADDY DON'T YOU WALK SO FAST - WAYNE NEWTON

14: MY DING-A-LING - CHUCK BERRY

13: I'LL TAKE YOU THERE - STAPLE SINGERS

12: BRANDY (YOU'RE A FINE GIRL) - LOOKING GLASS

11: LET'S STAY TOGETHER - AL GREEN

10: A HORSE WITH NO NAME - AMERICA

9: I GOTCHA - JOE TEX

8: BABY DON'T GET HOOKED ON MY - MAC DAVIS

7: LEAN ON ME - BILL WITHERS

6: BRAND NEW KEY - MELANIE

5: THE CANDY MAN - SAMMY DAVIS JR.

4: WITHOUT YOU - NILSSON

3: AMERICAN PIE - DON McLEAN

2: ALONE AGAIN (NATURALLY) - GILBERT O' SULLIVAN

1: THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE - ROBERTA FLACK

CASEY KASEM’S AMERICAN TOP 40 - 1973

40: I'M GONNA LOVE YOU JUST A LITTLE BIT MORE, BABY - BARRY WHITE

39: LOVE TRAIN - O'JAY'S

38: ANGIE - ROLLING STONES

37: SHAMBALA - THREE DOG NIGHT

36: STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU - STEELERS WHEEL

35: CLAIRE - GILBERT O' SULLIVAN

34: ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH - JOHN DENVER

33: MORNING AFTER - MAUREEN MC GOVERN

32: LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK - PAUL SIMON

31: DANCIN' IN THE MOONLIGHT - KING HARVEST

30: WILDFLOWER - SKYLARK

29: SUPERSTITION - STEVIE WONDER

28: FUNNY FACE - DONNA FARGO

27: ROCKIN' PNEUMONIA & THE BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU - JOHNNY RIVERS

26: RIGHT PLACE, WRONG TIME - DR JOHN

25: WE'RE AN AMERICAN BAND - GRAND FUNK

24: PILLOW TALK - SYLVIA

23: YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE - STEVIE WONDER

22: LITTLE WILLIE - THE SWEET

21: MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA - GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS

20: DRIFT AWAY - DOBIE GRAY

19: FRANKENSTEIN - EDGAR WINTER GROUP

18: THAT LADY - ISLEY BROTHERS

17: KEEP ON TRUCKIN' - EDDIE KENDRICKS

16: DELTA DAWN - HELEN REDDY

15: BROTHER LOUIE - STORIES

14: PLAYGROUND IN MY MIND - CLINT HOLMES

13: HALF-BREED - CHER

12: THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA - VICKI LAWRENCE

11: ME & MRS. JONES - BILLY PAUL

10: TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING - DIANA ROSS

9: YOU'RE SO VAIN - CARLY SIMON

8: WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES - BILLY PRESTON

7: CROCODILE ROCK - ELTON JOHN

6: MY LOVE - PAUL Mc CARTNEY & WINGS

5: LET'S GET IT ON - MARVIN GAYE

4: KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG - ROBERTA FLACK

3: BAD BAD LEROY BROWN - JIM CROCE

2: WHY ME LORD - KRIS KRISTOFFERSON

1: TIE A YELLOW RIBBON 'ROUND THE OLD OAK TREE - TONY ORLANDO & DAWN

 

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Wow.... Okay some good Stuff ... Alice Cooper for example and Three Dog Night. Cant say I was born that year..... but was driving a 40 Dodge Pick up on the truck farm (you young'ns will have to ask what that is), my first consistant driving experience. But I was gawking at the cool Mustangs back in tha day.:D

 

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You can check out most of this music for free by using Spotify http://www.spotify.com

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Here's tune from 1972 some of you might remember. Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)

Crossin' the highway late last night

He shoulda looked left and he shoulda looked right

He didn't see the station wagon car

The skunk got squashed and there you are!

You got yer

Dead skunk in the middle of the road

Dead skunk in the middle of the road

You got yer dead skunk in the middle of the road

Stinkin' to high Heaven!

Take a whiff on me, that ain't no rose!

Roll up yer window and hold yer nose

You don't have to look and you don't have to see

'Cause you can feel it in your olfactory

You got yer

Dead skunk in the middle of the road

Dead skunk in the middle of the road

You got yer dead skunk in the middle of the road

Stinkin' to high Heaven!

Yeah you got yer dead cat and you got yer dead dog

On a moonlight night you got yer dead toad frog

Got yer dead rabbit and yer dead raccoon

The blood and the guts they're gonna make you swoon!

You got yer

Dead skunk in the middle of the road

Dead skunk in the middle of the road

You got yer dead skunk in the middle of the road

Stinkin' to high Heaven!

C'mon stink!

You got it!

It's dead, it's in the middle

Dead skunk in the middle!

Dead skunk in the middle of the road

Stinkin' to high heaven!

All over the road, technicolor man!

Oh, you got pollution

It's dead, it's in the middle

And it's stinkin' to high, high Heaven

 

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AAAAAHHH...Technicolor... Man!

That song ALWAYS makes me smile!

 
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And running over one always makes me cry... But I must admit it's fun to go to a drive thru when you car smells that bad then look around like where is it?

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