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 -36 Moves -31 Demis Roussos Goodbye, My Love, Goodbye 3
4 Elton John Crocodile Rock Moves -1 Moves 1 Carly Simon You're So Vain Moves -33 Moves -12 The Sweet Blockbuster 4
5 Jim Croce Bad, Bad Leroy Brown Moves -26 Moves 1 Elton John Crocodile Rock Moves -3 Moves -10 Suzi Quatro Can the Can 5
6 Marvin Gaye Let's Get it On Moves -12 Moves -30 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 -7 Moves -32 The Sweet The Ballroom Blitz Moves 1 Moves 5 Tony Orlando & Dawn Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'round the Old Oak Tree 7
8 Helen Reddy Delta Dawn Moves -22 Moves -2 Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Moves -80 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 -50 Gilbert O'Sullivan Get Down Moves 8 Moves -52 Slade Merry Xmas Everybody 10
11 Gladys Knight & The Pips Midnight Train to Georgia Moves -18 Moves -9 Ringo Starr Photograph Moves -19 Moves -50 Slade Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me 11
12 Cher Half-breed Moves -29 Moves -10 Carpenters Top of the World Moves -117 Moves -54 The Sweet Hell Raiser 12
13 Maureen McGovern The Morning After Moves -8 Moves -21 Elton John Daniel Moves -36 Moves -75 Les Humphries Singers Mama Loo 13
14 Stevie Wonder Superstition Moves 5 Moves 7 Stevie Wonder You Are the Sunshine of My Life Moves -170 Moves -56 Wizzard See My Baby Jive 14
15 Stories Brother Louie Moves -8 Moves -100 Suzi Quatro Can the Can Moves 10 Moves -66 Cliff Richard Power to All Our Friends 15
16 Vicki Lawrence The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia Moves -59 Moves -100 The Sweet Blockbuster Moves 12 Moves -22 Ike & Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits 16
17 Jim Croce Time in a Bottle Moves -54 Moves -4 Deep Purple Smoke On the Water Moves -18 Moves -82 Bernd Cluver Der Junge mit der Mundharmonika 17
18 Clint Holmes Playground In My Mind Moves -54 Moves 12 Marvin Gaye Let's Get it On Moves -100 Moves -18 Suzi Quatro 48 Crash 18
19 Billy Preston Will It Go Round In Circles Moves -26 Moves -34 David Bowie Space Oddity Moves -4 Moves -58 Slade My Friend Stan 19
20 Ringo Starr Photograph Moves 9 Moves -9 Carpenters Yesterday Once More Moves -16 Moves -34 Albert Hammond Free Electric Band 20

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