Regional Hits of 1973

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The standard page for 1973 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

The most distinctive songs of 1973 (that is the hits that only charted in one place) has been calculated.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Roberta Flack Killing Me Softly With His Song Moves -2 Moves -8 The Rolling Stones Angie Moves 0 Moves 0 The Rolling Stones Angie 1
2 Tony Orlando & Dawn Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'round the Old Oak Tree Moves 0 Moves 0 Tony Orlando & Dawn Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'round the Old Oak Tree Moves -5 Moves -8 Gilbert O'Sullivan Get Down 2
3 Carly Simon You're So Vain Moves -1 Moves 2 Roberta Flack Killing Me Softly With His Song Moves -46 Moves -29 Demis Roussos Goodbye, My Love, Goodbye 3
4 Marvin Gaye Let's Get it On Moves -9 Moves 1 Carly Simon You're So Vain Moves -33 Moves -11 The Sweet Blockbuster 4
5 Jim Croce Bad, Bad Leroy Brown Moves -28 Moves -1 Elton John Crocodile Rock Moves -3 Moves -9 Suzi Quatro Can the Can 5
6 Elton John Crocodile Rock Moves 1 Moves -25 Lobo I'd Love You to Want Me Moves -3 Moves -1 The Sweet The Ballroom Blitz 6
7 Stevie Wonder You Are the Sunshine of My Life Moves -10 Moves -28 The Sweet The Ballroom Blitz Moves 1 Moves 5 Tony Orlando & Dawn Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'round the Old Oak Tree 7
8 Gladys Knight & The Pips Midnight Train to Georgia Moves -20 Moves -2 Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Moves -78 Moves 3 Elton John Crocodile Rock 8
9 The Rolling Stones Angie Moves 8 Moves -5 Stevie Wonder Superstition Moves -41 Moves 3 Lobo I'd Love You to Want Me 9
10 Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Moves 2 Moves -58 Gilbert O'Sullivan Get Down Moves 8 Moves -39 Slade Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me 10
11 Helen Reddy Delta Dawn Moves -20 Moves -9 Ringo Starr Photograph Moves -19 Moves -48 The Sweet Hell Raiser 11
12 Maureen McGovern The Morning After Moves -7 Moves -9 Carpenters Top of the World Moves -117 Moves -74 Les Humphries Singers Mama Loo 12
13 Cher Half-breed Moves -29 Moves 9 Marvin Gaye Let's Get it On Moves -100 Moves -51 Wizzard See My Baby Jive 13
14 Stevie Wonder Superstition Moves 5 Moves -100 Suzi Quatro Can the Can Moves 9 Moves -52 Slade Merry Xmas Everybody 14
15 Stories Brother Louie Moves -8 Moves -100 The Sweet Blockbuster Moves 11 Moves -65 Cliff Richard Power to All Our Friends 15
16 Vicki Lawrence The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia Moves -68 Moves -17 Elton John Daniel Moves -32 Moves -19 Ike & Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits 16
17 The O'Jays Love Train Moves -13 Moves 10 Stevie Wonder You Are the Sunshine of My Life Moves -166 Moves -75 Bernd Cluver Der Junge mit der Mundharmonika 17
18 Jim Croce Time in a Bottle Moves -53 Moves -9 Carpenters Yesterday Once More Moves -18 Moves -16 Suzi Quatro 48 Crash 18
19 Billy Preston Will It Go Round In Circles Moves -29 Moves 7 Maureen McGovern The Morning After Moves -100 Moves -55 Slade My Friend Stan 19
20 Ringo Starr Photograph Moves 9 Moves -16 Deep Purple Smoke On the Water Moves -15 Moves -25 Albert Hammond Free Electric Band 20

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