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PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 2/24 & 4
TITLE(邦題): DUELING BANJOS (脱出のテーマ)
ARTIST: ERIC WEISSBERG & STEVE MANDELL
NO.1 SONG(S): KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG...ROBERTA FLACK
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 3/31 & 1
TITLE(邦題): ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (2001) (ツァラトゥストラはかく語りき)
ARTIST: DEODATO
NO.1 SONG(S): KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG...ROBERTA FLACK
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 4/7 & 2
TITLE(邦題): NEITHER ONE OF US (WANTS TO BE THE FIRST TO SAY) 
(さよならは悲しい言葉)
ARTIST: GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS
NO.1 SONG(S): THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA...VICKIE LAWRENCE
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 4/28 & 2
TITLE(邦題): THE CISCO KID
ARTIST: WAR
NO.1 SONG(S): TIE A YELLOW RIBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE ...DAWN FEATURING TONY ORALNDO
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 6/2 & 1
TITLE(邦題): DANIEL
ARTIST: ELTON JOHN
NO.1 SONG(S): MY LOVE...PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 6/16 & 2
TITLE(邦題): PLAYGROUND ON MY MIND (希望のあした)
ARTIST: CLINT HOLMES
NO.1 SONG(S): MY LOVE...PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 7/7 & 2
TITLE(邦題): KODACHROME (僕のコダクローム)
ARTIST: PAUL SIMON
NO.1 SONG(S): WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES...BILLY PRESTON
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 7/28 & 1
TITLE(邦題): YESTERDAY ONCE MORE
ARTIST: CARPENTERS
NO.1 SONG(S): BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN...JIM CROCE
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 8/11 & 3
TITLE(邦題): LIVE AND LET DIE (007/死ぬのは奴らだ)
ARTIST: WINGS
NO.1 SONG(S): THE MORNING AFTER...MAUREEN McGOVERN
BROTHER LOUIE...STORIES
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 10/6 & 1
TITLE(邦題): LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK (ママはご機嫌)
ARTIST: PAUL SIMON
NO.1 SONG(S): HALF-BREED...CHER
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 10/13 & 1
TITLE(邦題): RAMBLIN MAN
ARTIST: ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND
NO.1 SONG(S): HALF-BREED...CHER
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 12/8 & 3
TITLE(邦題): GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD
ARTIST: ELTON JOHN
NO.1 SONG(S): TOP OF THE WORLD..CARPENTERS
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL...CHARLIE RICH

AFTER TALK
ウーム…この年は極めて最高2位に名曲が多い。エルトン・ジョンはオールディーズ・リメイクのような初のbPヒットも楽しいけど、それならこの2曲だってねぇ。特に超超名曲「グッバイ・イエロー…」は止めたbPは2曲とも2週連続なんだから1週ずつ与えるべきだ。そして“2位名曲”の代名詞的存在の「イエスタディー・ワンス・モア」がついに登場。ほほう…どおりで止めたルロイ・ブラウンは悪い奴ってわけか(?!)。最多bPの「やさしく歌って」は2曲止めてるが、そのせいで2位に甘んじた2曲ともインストである。久々のインストなのに…ちょっと悔やまれるなぁ。

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