Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1973. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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Carly Simon - You're so Vain 3
Stevie Wonder - Superstition 1
Elton John - Crocodile Rock 3
Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song 5 (4)
O'Jays - Love Train 1
Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song 5 (1)
Vicki Lawerence - The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia 2
Tony Orlando and Dawn - Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree 4
Stevie Wonder - You Are the Sunshine of My Life 1
Edgar Winter - Frankenstein 1
Paul McCartney and Wings - My Love 4
George Harrison - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth) 1
Billy Preston - Will It Go Round in Circles 2
Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown 2
Maureen McGovern - The Morning After 2
Diana Ross - Touch Me in the Morning 1
Stories - Brother Louie 2
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On 2 (1)
Helen Reddy - Delta Dawn 1
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On 2 (1)
Grand Funk Railroad - We're an American Band 1
Cher - Half-Breed 2
Rolling Stones - Angie 1
Gladys Knight and The Pips - Midnight Train to Georgia 2
Eddie Kendricks - Keep on Truckin' 2
Ringo Starr - Photograph 1
Carpenters - Top of the World 2
Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl 2
Jim Croce - Time in a Bottle 2
Source: Billboard Magazine

27 different songs hit number one in the US during 1973.

Top 5 Songs of 1973

Number One Song of 1973: Tony Orlando and Dawn - Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
  1. Tony Orlando and Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
  2. Jim Croce - Bad Bad Leroy Brown
  3. Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
  4. Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
  5. Paul McCartney and Wings - My Love
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1973.