Saturday, February 23, 2013

American Top 40, 2/24/73

Topping the charts this week in 1973:
  1. Killing Me Softly With His Song - Roberta Flack
  2. Dueling Banjos - Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell
  3. Crocodile Rock - Elton John
  4. You're So Vain - Carly Simon
  5. Could It Be I'm Falling In Love - Spinners
  6. Do It Again - Steely Dan
  7. Last Song - Edward Bear
  8. Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend - Lobo
  9. Love Train - O'Jays
  10. Rocky Mountain High - John Denver

"Killing Me Softly With His Song" jumps to #1, after "Crocodile Rock"'s 3 week run at the top.  Two Top-10 debuts this week: "Last Song",  and "Love Train".  Dropping out:  "Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?", and "Why Can't We Live Together"....

  And a bunch of Top 100 debuts, too many to list them all.  Notables include (w/ eventual peak in parenthesis):

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