Billboard #1 Albums of 1973 in USA

Billboard #1 Albums of 1973 in USA
Authored By John Nicholson

While it was only at #1 for two weeks, War's The World Is A Ghetto was actually America's best-selling album of 1973, which, given the likes of Carly Simon, George Harrison and the Allman Brothers Band were all at the top for five weeks and Elton for eight, is quite an achievement and an unexpected one.

It's quite a statistical quirk because although it went gold (500,000) in '73, it kind of dropped off the sales radar subsequently, whereas Zeppelin's Houses Of The Holy has so far sold over 11 million, Elton's Goodbye Yellow Brick road, 8 million and Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the moon, at least 15 million (probably a lot more - 45 million worldwide!) spending, to date, 951 weeks on the chart. Even so, War can claim one more week on the top spot than them.

Seventh Sojourn - The Moody Blues

No Secrets - Carly Simon

The World Is A Ghetto - War

Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player - Elton John

Dueling Banjos - Eric Weissberg & Steve Mandell

Lady Sings the Blues - Diana Ross / Soundtrack

Billion Dollar Babies - Alice Cooper

The Dark Side of the Moon -Pink Floyd

Aloha from Hawaii: Via Satellite - Elvis Presley

Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin

1967-1970 - The Beatles

Red Rose Speedway - Paul McCartney & Wings

Living in the Material World - George Harriso

Chicago VI - Chicag

A Passion Play - Jethro Tulll

Brothers and Sisters - The Allman Brothers Band

Goats Head Soup - The Rolling Stones

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John

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