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Framed Birthday Number One Records from 1971
Find out what was top of the UK charts in 1971 in the list below.
We'll find and frame an original copy of the vinyl record or sheet music, with your own personal message printed and mounted beneath.
It's the perfect birthday gift idea for music lovers. From including delivery.
No.1 from:
Song title & artist:
November 22nd 1970
I Hear You Knocking
Dave Edmunds' Rockpile
Number One for 6 weeks
January 3rd 1971
Clive Dunn
Number One for 3 weeks
January 24th 1971
My Sweet Lord
George Harrison
Number One for 5 weeks
February 28th 1971
Baby Jump
Mungo Jerry
Number One for 2 weeks
March 14th 1971
Hot Love
T. Rex
Number One for 6 weeks
April 25th 1971
Double Barrel
Dave and Ansil Collins
Number One for 2 weeks
May 9th 1971
Knock Three Times
Number One for 5 weeks
June 13th 1971
Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
Middle of the Road
Number One for 5 weeks
July 18th 1971
Get It On
T. Rex
Number One for 4 weeks
August 15th 1971
I'm Still Waiting
Diana Ross
Number One for 4 weeks
September 12th 1971
Hey Girl Don't Bother Me
The Tams
Number One for 3 weeks
October 3rd 1971
Reason to Believe / Maggie May
Rod Stewart
Number One for 5 weeks
November 7th 1971
Coz I Luv You
Number One for 4 weeks
December 5th 1971
Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)
Benny Hill
Number One for 4 weeks
See Number One songs for a different year
The charts we use from November 1952 onwards are compiled by the Official Charts Company which produces the UK Singles Chart for the music industry, including the BBC. Their information can differ from that shown in reference guides such as The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles (now The Virgin Book of British Hit Singles). We explain this more fully here and you can find even more detail on the history of the charts on the Official Charts Company website.

The official UK pop charts based on record sales did not start until 14th November 1952. For earlier dates than this, we have used the weekly pop chart based on the sales of sheet music, which was published by Melody Maker and broadcast by Radio Luxembourg from May 1947. (Sheet music outsold records in the United Kingdom until the early 1950s.)