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We have ranked the top pop songs that have charted over the past 50+ years on The ARC Weekly Top 40 and Billboard Hot 100, and come up with
a definitive list that will continue to expand as we add to it, and continue to modify as new songs chart on The ARC Weekly Top 40.




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THE ARC WEEKLY TOP 40 ARCHIVES:

TOP POP SONGS OF 1973:





1 Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round
The Ole Oak Tree


from the LP
Tuneweaving
Billboard chart run: 29 - 19 - 13 - 6 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 4 - 5 - 7 - 10 - 18 - 25 - 28 - off
Dawn
featuring Tony Orlando
Tony Orlando & Dawn - "Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree" (Single)
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Amazon.mp3
1(4) 17
2 Let's Get It On

from the LP
Let's Get It On
Billboard chart run: 36 - 17 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 3 - 4 - 6 - 8 - 18 - 30 - off
Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye - "Let's Get It On" (Single)
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1(2) 17
3 You're So Vain

from the LP
No Secrets
Billboard chart run: 37 - 9 - 4 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 6 - 11 - 26 - off
Carly Simon Carly Simon - "You're So Vain" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(3) 14
4 Bad, Bad Leroy Brown

from the LP
Life And Times
Billboard chart run: 31 - 26 - 20 - 14 - 12 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 5 - 6 - 10 - 13 - 21 - 37 - off
Jim Croce Jim Croce - "Bad Bad Leroy Brown" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 16
5 Keep On Truckin'

from the LP
Eddie Kendricks
Billboard chart run: 30 - 14 - 12 - 10 - 9 - 7 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 5 - 9 - 13 - 29 - off
Eddie Kendricks Eddie Kendricks - "Keep On Truckin'" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 16
6 My Love

from the LP
Red Rose Speedway
Billboard chart run: 36 - 26 - 13 - 6 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 9 - 21 - 31 - 40 - off
Paul McCartney & Wings Paul McCartney & Wings - "My Love" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(4) 15
7 Midnight Train To Georgia

from the LP
Imagination
Billboard chart run: 33 - 23 - 17 - 11 - 8 - 5 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 6 - 7 - 11 - 15 - 23 - 31 - off
Gladys Knight & The Pips Gladys Knight & The Pips - "Midnight Train To Georgia" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(2) 16
8 Killing Me Softly With His Song

from the LP
Killing Me Softly
Billboard chart run: 34 - 15 - 5 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 1 - 3 - 9 - 14 - 20 - off
Roberta Flack Roberta Flack - "Killing Me Softly With His Song" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
1(5) 13
9 The Most Beautiful Girl Charlie Rich   1(2) 17
10 Crocodile Rock Elton John   1(3) 14
11 Touch Me In The Morning Diana Ross   1(1) 16
12 Top Of The World The Carpenters   1(2) 16
13 Half-Breed Cher   1(2) 14
14 Will It Go Round In Circles Billy Preston   1(2) 14
15 Brother Louie The Stories   1(2) 15
16 Playground In My Mind Clint Holmes   2 15
17 The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia Vicki Lawrence   1(2) 14
18 Delta Dawn Helen Reddy   1(1) 14
19 Why Me Kris Kristofferson   16 19
20 Frankenstein Edgar Winter Group   1(1) 14
21 Little Willy Sweet   3 15
22 Pillow Talk Sylvia   3 13
23 You Are The Sunshine Of My Life Stevie Wonder   1(1) 13
24 Angie Rolling Stones   1(1) 13
25 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Elton John   2 14
26 Loves Me Like A Rock Paul Simon   2 14
27 That Lady (Part 1) Isley Brothers   6 15
28 Just You 'N' Me Chicago   4 14
29 Drift Away Dobie Gray   5 15
30 Superstition Stevie Wonder   1(1) 13
31 We're An American Band Grand Funk   1(1) 13
32 Heartbeat - It's A Lovebeat DeFranco Family   3 14
33 Shambala Three Dog Night   3 13
34 Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu Johnny Rivers   6 14
35 Funny Face Donna Fargo   5 14
36 Space Race Billy Preston   4 13
37 Photograph Ringo Starr   1(1) 12
38 Say, Has Anybody Seen
My Sweet Gypsy Rose
Tony Orlando & Dawn   3 13
39 Daniel Elton John   2 12
40 Neither One Of Us
(Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)
Gladys Knight & The Pips   2 12
41 Last Song Edward Bear   3 12
42 Ramblin' Man Allman Brothers Band   2 13
43 Dueling Banjos Eric Weisberg &
Steve Mandell
  2 11
44 Love Train The O'Jays   1(1) 13
45 Live And Let Die Paul McCartney & Wings   2 12
46 I'm Gonna Love You Just
A Little More Baby
Barry White   3 12
47 The Morning After Maureen McGovern   1(2) 11
48 Your Mama Don't Dance Loggins & Messina   4 13
49 Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) George Harrison   1(1) 11
50 Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress) Helen Reddy   3 13
51 The Cisco Kid War   2 12
52 RIght Place Wrong Time Dr. John   9 13
53 Could It Be I'm Falling In Love The Spinners   4 12
54 Paper Roses Marie Osmond   5 12
55 Stuck In The Middle With You Stealers Wheel   6 13
56 Smoke On The Water Deep Purple   4 12
57 Yesterday Once More The Carpenters   2 12
58 Hello It's Me Todd Rundgren   5 12
59 Kodachrome Paul Simon   2 11
60 Sing The Carpenters   3 11
61 Wildflower Skylark   9 14
62 Danny's Song Anne Murray   7 13
63 Higher Ground Stevie Wonder   4 12
64 Oh, Baby, What Would You Say? Hurricane Smith   3 12
65 Monster Mash Bobby 'Boris' Pickett   10 12
66 Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got) Four Tops   4 12
67 Rocky Mountain High John Denver   9 12
68 Why Can't We Live Together Timmy Thomas   3 11
69 Diamond Girl Seals & Croft   6 12
70 The Love I Lost (Part 1) Harold Melvin
& The Bluenotes
  7 12
71 Long Train Runnin' Doobie Brothers   8 11
72 Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001) Deodata   2 10
73 The Cover Of 'RollingStone' Dr. Hook
& The Medicine Show
  6 11
74 Superfly Curtis Mayfield   8 13
75 Daddy's Home Jermaine Jackson   9 13
76 Dancing In The Moonlight King Harvest   13 11
77 Do It Again Steely Dan   6 11
78 Natural High Bloodstone   10 12
79 Get Down Gilbert O'Sullivan   7 11
80 Feelin' Stronger Every Day Chicago   10 12
81 If You Want Me To Stay Sly & The Family Stone   12 13
82 Here I Am (Come And Take Me) Al Green   10 12
83 I Got A Name Jim Croce   10 13
84 I Believe In You (You Believe In Me) Johnnie Taylor   11 12
85 Hocus Pocus Focus   9 11
86 If You're Ready (Come Go With Me) Staple Singers   9 11
87 My Maria B.W. Stevenson   9 12
88 Break Up To Make Up The Stylistics   5 9
89 Gypsy Man War   8 10
90 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Bette Midler   8 11
91 Masterpiece The Temptations   7 11
92 Reeling In The Years Steely Dan   11 11
93 The Twelfth Of Never Donny Osmond   8 9
94 Yes We Can Can The Pointer Sisters   11 12
95 I'm Doin' Fine Now New York City   17 12
96 All I Know Garfunkel   9 10
97 Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend Lobo   8 10
98 Trouble Man Marvin Gaye   7 9
99 Knockin' On Heaven's Door Bob Dylan   12 11
100 The World Is A Ghetto War   7 9

Chart to be extended as the Top Pop Songs of All Time rankings are expanded.



Based on songs that peaked in 1973 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Chart methodology used for the
ARC Weekly Top 40 applied to the chart runs to determine final rankings.




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