Hi, thanks for visiting today, as you know this post is about the number one songs in 1973 in the UK. There were 17 chart toppers in this year and they varied from Sweet and Wizard to Donny Osmond and Dawn. There was even an instrumental no.1 in September. Can you guess what it is before you scroll down? Here are the number ones and the videos.

Blockbuster – Sweet

 

 

Cum On Feel The Noize – Slade

 

 

 

The Twelfth Of Never – Donny Osmond

 

 

 

Get Down – Gilbert O’Sullivan

 

 

 

Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree – Dawn featuring Tony Orlando

 

 

 

See My Baby Jive – Wizzard

 

 

 

Can The Can – Suzi Quatro

 

 

 

Rubber Bullets – 10cc

 

 

 

Skweeze Me Pleeze Me – Slade

 

 

 

Welcome Home – Peters and Lee

 

 

 

I’m The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) – Gary Glitter

 

 

 

Young Love – Donny Osmond

 

 

 

Angel Fingers – Wizzard

 

 

 

Eye Level – Simon Park Orchestra

 

 

 

Daydreamer/The Puppy Song – David Cassidy

 

 

 

I Love You Love Me Love – Gary Glitter

 

 

 

Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade

 

 

1973

  1. 27th Jan – Blockbuster – Sweet – 5 weeks
  2. 3rd Mar – Cum On Feel The Noize – Slade – 4 weeks
  3. 31st Mar – The Twelfth Of Never – Donny Osmond – 1 week
  4. 7th Apr – Get Down – Gilbert O’Sullivan – 2 weeks
  5. 21st Apr – Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree – Dawn featuring Tony Orlando – 4 weeks
  6. 19th May – See My Baby Jive – Wizzard – 4
  7. 16th June – Can The Can – Suzi Quatro – 1 week
  8. 23rd June – Rubber Bullets – 10cc – 1 week
  9. 30th June – Skweeze Me Pleeze Me – Slade – 3 weeks
  10. 21st July – Welcome Home – Peters and Lee – 1 week
  11. 28th July – I’m The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) – Gary Glitter – 4 weeks
  12. 25th Aug – Young Love – Donny Osmond – 4 weeks
  13. 22nd Sep – Angel Fingers – Wizzard – 1 week
  14. 29th Sep – Eye Level – Simon Park Orchestra – 4 weeks
  15. 27th Oct – Daydreamer/The Puppy Song – David Cassidy – 3 weeks
  16. 17th Nov – I Love You Love Me Love – Gary Glitter – 4 weeks
  17. 15th Dec – Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade – 5 weeks

If you enjoyed this post, please leave a comment below. Also why not connect with me and the other members over on my facebook group. I am trying to build up a community of people who love this decade of music.

I want to get people together to share their memories of the music, their favourite artists and songs of the 70’s. We all have those memories and they come flooding back to you when you hear certain songs don’t they?

Frank

frank@musicofthe70s.co.uk

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