2013 is Radio Warneford's 40th birthday year and to help celebrate, we've produced this 1973 Hit List. It includes most of the number one hits of 1973 plus some of the other classic songs from the year. But how many of them can you remember?
Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
The 1972 Christmas number one spent the first three weeks of 1973 at the chart summit. Aged just 9½, Jimmy took over the title of "Youngest Chart-topper" from Frankie Avalon. He went on to have two more Top 20 hits before the end of Osmondmania.
Sweet - Blockbuster
Sweet were one of the top acts of the early 1970s, although Blockbuster was the group's only number one hit. Their next three singles all peaked at number two. One of those, Ballroom Blitz entered the chart at that position but failed to clear the final hurdle, an anomaly only ever previously experienced by The Beatles with Let It Be!
Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize
Slade were in the midst of their most successful period. Cum On Feel The Noize was one of three number one hits for the group during 1973.
Donny Osmond - Twelfth Of Never
Donny's fourth solo hit in Britain and his second number one. The song was originally an American Top 10 hit for Johnny Mathis back in 1957 and Cliff Richard took it into the UK Top 10 in 1964.
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
This was Gilbert's second and last number one hit. From here it was all downhill. Although he continued having hits for another two years, only one of them reached the Top 10.
Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
Dawn's biggest hit went on to sell more than six million copies around the world. According to the Guinness Book Of Records, Tie A Yellow Ribbon... is one of the most recorded songs of all time with more than a thousand different versions!
Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
iThis was Wizzard's first number one hit. The band, led by Birmingham-born Roy Wood, went on to have a further chart-topper later in the year.
Suzi Quatro - Can The Can
Suzi had played the bongos in her father's jazz band and appeared on television as a go-go dancer before forming her first band, Pleasure Seekers. She went solo in 1972 and after a year of flops, Can The Can, written by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman, gave Suzi her first big hit.
10CC - Rubber Bullets
This was 10CC's first number one hit and the only chart-topper for Jonathan King's UK record label.
Slade - Skweeze Me Pleeze Me
Skweeze Me Pleeze Me allowed Slade to join Elvis Presley as the only artists to have two records enter the UK charts at number one.
Peters & Lee - Welcome Home
Lenny Peters and Di Lee became famous after appearing on the TV show Opportunity Knocks in February 1973. They went on to have four more hits including Don't Stay Away Too Long.
Donny Osmond - Young Love
Originally a chart-topper for Tab Hunter back in 1957, Donny took Young Love back to number one after a gap of 16 years and 136 days.
Wizzard - Angel Fingers
Wizzard's second consecutive number one came at the peak of Roy Wood's career. Although the group never reached the chart summit again, Roy did in 1989 when he sang on Let's Party by Jive Bunny!
Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level
The first television theme to reach number one in Britain came from the ITV series Van Der Valk which starred Barry Foster. It was the last instrumental to top the charts for more than twenty years.
David Cassidy - Daydreamer
Teenage heartthrob David Cassidy starred in the American TV series The Partridge Family about a fictional family pop group. This was his second and last number one hit.
Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody
This was Slade's biggest hit by far, selling more than a million copies. It returned to the Top 75 in six consecutive years from 1981 to 1986, a record.