Top Hits of 1971

# Reached number one Artist(s) Single Weeks at
number one
1 23-Jan-71 Tony Orlando and Dawn “Knock Three Times” 3
2 13-Feb-71 The Osmonds “One Bad Apple” 5
3 20-Mar-71 Janis Joplin “Me and Bobby McGee” 2
4 3-Apr-71 The Temptations “Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)” 2
5 17-Apr-71 Three Dog Night “Joy to the World”♪ (1971) 6
6 29-May-71 The Rolling Stones “Brown Sugar” 2
7 12-Jun-71 The Honey Cone “Want Ads” 1
8 19-Jun-71 Carole King “It’s Too Late” / “I Feel the Earth Move” 5
9 24-Jul-71 Paul Revere & the Raiders “Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)” 1
10 31-Jul-71 James Taylor “You’ve Got a Friend” 1
11 7-Aug-71 Bee Gees “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart” 4
12 4-Sep-71 Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” 1
13 11-Sep-71 Donny Osmond “Go Away Little Girl” 3
14 2-Oct-71 Rod Stewart “Maggie May” / “Reason to Believe” 5
15 6-Nov-71 Cher “Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves” 2
16 20-Nov-71 Isaac Hayes “Theme from Shaft” 2
17 4-Dec-71 Sly and the Family Stone “Family Affair” 3
18 25-Dec-71 Melanie “Brand New Key” 3