Billboard Hot 100 – 1973

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Billboard Magazine’s top 100 songs of 1973 were:

  1. Tie A Yellow Ribbon – Tony Orlando & Dawn
  2. Bad Bad Leroy Brown – Jim Croce
  3. Killing Me Softly With His Song – Roberta Flack
  4. Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
  5. My Love – Paul McCartney & Wings
  6. Why Me – Kris Kristofferson
  7. Crocodile Rock – Elton John
  8. Will It Go Round In Circles – Billy Preston
  9. You’re So Vain – Carly Simon
  10. Touch Me In The Morning – Diana Ross
  11. The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia – Vicki Lawrence
  12. Playground In My Mind – Clint Holmes
  13. Brother Louie – Stories
  14. Delta Dawn – Helen Reddy
  15. Me And Mrs. Jones – Billy Paul
  16. Frankenstein – Edgar Winter Group
  17. Drift Away – Dobie Gray
  18. Little Willy – Sweet
  19. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder
  20. Half Breed – Cher
  21. That Lady – Isley Brothers
  22. Pillow Talk – Sylvia
  23. We’re An American Band – Grand Funk Railroad
  24. Right Place, Wrong Time – Dr. John
  25. Wildflower – Skylark
  26. Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  27. Loves Me Like A Rock – Paul Simon
  28. The Morning After – Maureen McGovern
  29. Rocky Mountain High – John Denver
  30. Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
  31. Shambala – Three Dog Night
  32. Love Train – The O’Jays
  33. I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little More – Barry White
  34. Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Guy – Tony Orlando & Dawn
  35. Keep On Truckin’ (Part 1) – Eddie Kendricks
  36. Danny’s Song – Anne Murray
  37. Dancing In The Moonlight – King Harvest
  38. Monster Mash – Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett
  39. Natural High – Bloodstone
  40. Diamond Girl – Seals & Crofts
  41. Long Train Runnin’ – The Doobie Brothers
  42. Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) – George Harrison
  43. If You Want Me To Stay – Sly & The Family Stone
  44. Daddy’s Home – Jermaine Jackson
  45. Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Good-bye) – Gladys Knight & The Pips
  46. I’m Doin’ Fine Now – New York City
  47. Could It Be I’m Falling In Love – Spinners
  48. Daniel – Elton John
  49. Midnight Train To Georgia – Gladys Knight & The Pips
  50. Smoke On The Water – Deep Purple
  51. The Cover Of The Rolling Stone – Dr. Hook
  52. Behind Closed Doors – Charlie Rich
  53. Your Mama Don’t Dance – Loggins & Messina
  54. Feelin’ Stronger Every Day – Chicago
  55. The Cisco Kid – War
  56. Live And Let Die – Paul McCartney & Wings
  57. Oh, Babe, What Would You Say – Hurricane Smith
  58. I Believe In You – Johnnie Taylor
  59. Sing – The Carpenters
  60. Ain’t No Woman (Like The One I’ve Got) – The Four Tops
  61. Dueling Banjos – Eric Weissberg & Steve Mande
  62. Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
  63. Here I Am (Come And Take Me) – Al Green
  64. My Maria – Bw Stevenson
  65. Superfly – Curtis Mayfield
  66. Last Song – Edward Bear
  67. Get Down – Gilbert O’Sullivan
  68. Reelin’ In The Years – Steely Dan
  69. Hocus Pocus – Focus
  70. Yesterday Once More – The Carpenters
  71. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – Bette Midler
  72. Clair – Gilbert O’sullivan
  73. Do It Again – Steely Dan
  74. Kodachrome – Paul Simon
  75. Why Can’t We Live Together – Timmy Thomas
  76. Do You Want To Dance – Bette Midler
  77. So Very Hard To Go – Tower Of Power
  78. Rockin’ Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie – Johnny Rivers
  79. Ramblin’ Man – The Allman Brothers Band
  80. Masterpiece – The Temptations
  81. Peaceful – Helen Reddy
  82. One Of A Kind (Love Affair) – Spinners
  83. Funny Face – Donna Fargo
  84. Funky Worm – Ohio Players
  85. Angie – The Rolling Stones
  86. Jambalaya – Blue Ridge Rangers
  87. Don’t Expect Me To Be Your Friend – Lobo
  88. Break Up To Make Up – Stylistics
  89. Daisy A Day – Jud Strunk
  90. Also Sprach Zarathustra – Deodato
  91. Stir It Up – Johnny Nash
  92. Money – Pink Floyd
  93. Gypsy Man – War
  94. The World Is A Ghetto – War
  95. Yes We Can Can – Pointer Sisters
  96. Free Ride – Edgar Winter Group
  97. Space Oddity – David Bowie
  98. It Never Rains In Southern California – Albert Hammond
  99. The Twelfth Of Never – Donny Osmond
  100. Papa Was A Rolling Stone – The Temptations

Next week… 1974!

Previous year… 1972

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