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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP 100 SINGLES OF 1972 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jan 22, 2018 at 03:37 PM
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP 100 SINGLES OF 1972* 




 
No.-Song-Artist-Label-Peak Month
 1 FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE-ROBERTA FLACK-ATLANTIC-MAY
  2 ALONE AGAIN(NATURALLY)-GILBERT O'SULLIVAN-MAM-August
  3 AMERICAN PIE DON McLEAN-UNITED ARTISTS-January  
  4 WITHOUT YOU-NILSSON-RCA-March
  5 CANDY MAN-SAMMY DAVIS,JR.-Reprise-June  
  6 I GOTCHA-JOE TEX-Dial-May
  7 LEAN ON ME-BILL WITHERS-Sussex-July
  8 BABY DON'T GET HOOKED ON ME-Mac Davis-Columbia-October
  9 BRAND NEW KEY-Melanie-Neighborhood-January
 10 DADDY DON'T WALK SO FAST-Wayne Newton-Chelsea-July
 11 Let's Stay Together-Al Green-Hi-February
 12 Brandy-Looking Glass-Epic-August
 13 Oh,Girl-Chi Lites-Brunswick-May
 14 Nice To Be With You-Gallery-Sussex-June
 15 My Ding-A-Ling-Chuck Berry-Chess-November
 16 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right-Luther Ingram-July 
 17 Heart Of Gold-Neil Young-Reprise-March
 18 Betcha By Golly,Wow-Stylistics-Avco-May
 19 I'll Take You There-Staple Singers-Stax-May
 20 Ben-Michael Jackson-Motown-October 
 21 The Lion Sleeps Tonight-Robert John-Atlantic-March
 22 Outa Space-Billy Preston-A&M-June
 23 Slippin' Into The Darkness-War-United Artists-May
 24 Long Cool Woman(In A Black Dress)-Hollies-Epic-August
 25 How Do You Do?-Mouth & McNeal-Phillips-July 
 26 A Horse With No Name-America-Warner Brothers-April
 27 Song Sung Blue-Neil Diamond-Uni-July
 28 Popcorn-Hot Butter-Musicor-October  
 29 Everybody Plays The Fool-Main Ingredient-RCA-October   
 30 Precious & Few-Climax-Carousel-February 
 31 (Last Night)I Didn't Get To Sleep At All-Fifth Dimension-Bell-July
 32 Nights In White Satin-Moody Blues-Deram-November
 33 Go All The Way-Raspberries-Capitol-October
 34 Too Late To Turn Back Now-Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose-United Artists-July
 35 Back Stabbers-O'Jays-Philadelphia International-October
 36 Starting All Over Again-Mel & Tim-Stax-November
 37 Down By The Lazy River-Osmonds-MGM-March
 38 Sunshine-Jonathon Edwards-Capricorn-February
 39 Day After Day-Badfinger-Apple-February
 40 Rocket Man-Elton John-Uni-July
 41 Rockin' Robin-Michael Jackson-Motown-April 
 42 Beautiful Sunday-Daniel Boone-Mercury-October
 43 Scorpio-Dennis Coffey-Sussex-January
 44 Morning Has Broken-Cat Stevens-A&M-May     
 45 The City Of New Orleans-Arlo Guthrie-Reprise-October
 46 Garden Party-Rick Nelson & Stone Canyon Band-Decca-November
 47 I Can See Clearly Now-Johnny Nash-Epic-November
 48 Burning Love-Elvis Presley-RCA-November
 49 Clean Up Woman-Betty Wright-Alston-January
 50 Hold Your Head Up-Argent-Epic-July
 51 Jungle Fever-Chakachas-Polydor-April 
 52 Everything I Own-Bread-Elektra-March
 53 In The Rain-Dramatics-Volt-April
 54 Look What You've Done For Me-Al Green-Hi-May
 55 The Happiest Girl In The Whole USA-Donna Fargo-Dot-August
 56 Where Is The Love-Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway-Atlantic-August
 57 Bang A Gong (Get It On)-T Rex-Reprise-March 
 58 Mother And Child Reunion-Paul Simon-Columbia-March
 59 I'm Still In Love With You-Al Green-Hi-August
 60 Layla-Derek & The Dominos-Atco-July
 61 Day Dreaming-Aretha Franklin-Atlantic-April
 62 The Way Of love-Cher-Kapp-April
 63 Black And White-Three Dog Night-Dunhill-October
 64 Sylvia's Mother-Dr.Hook & The Medicine Show-Columbia-June
 65 Hurting Each Other-Carpenters-A&M-February 
 66 Coconut-Nilsson-RCA-August
 67 Don't Say You Don't Remember-Beverly Bremers-Scepter-March
 68 Puppy Love-Donny Osmond-MGM-March 
 69 You Don't Mess Around With Jim-Jim Croce-ABC-August
 70 Hot Rod Lincoln-Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen-Paramount-May
 71 A Cowboys Work Is Never Done-Sonny & Cher-Kapp-April
 72 Joy-Apollo 100-Mega-March
 73 Anticipation-Carly Simon-Elektra-February
 74 Never Been To Spain-Three Dog Night-Dunhill-February
 75 Kiss An Angel Good Morning-Charley Pride-RCA-February
 76 School's Out-Alice Cooper-Warner Brothers-July
 77 Saturday In The Park-Chicago-Columbia-September
 78 Drowning In The Sea Of Love-Joe Simon-Spring-February
 79 Use Me-Bill Withers-Sussex-October
 80 Family Affair-Sly & Family Stone-Epic-January
 81 Troglodyte-Jimmy Castor Bunch-RCA-June
 82 The Witch Queen Of New Orleans-Redbone-Epic-February
 83 Freddie's Dead Curtis Mayfield Curtom October
 84 Power Of Love-Joe Simon-Spring-September
 85 Ain't Understanding Mellow-Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager-Mercury-March
 86 Taxi-Harry Chapin-Elektra-May
 87 Sealed With A Kiss-Bobby Vinton-Epic-August   
 88 I Saw The Light-Todd Rundgren-Bearsville-June
 89 Motorcycle Mama-Sailcat-Elektra-August
 90 Day By Day-Godspell-Bell-August 
 91 Roundabout-Yes-Atlantic-April
 92 Doctor My Eyes-Jackson Browne-Assylum-May
 93 I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing-New Seekers-Elektra-January 
 94 Vincent/Castles In The Air-Don McLean-United Artists-May
 95 Baby Let Me Take You (In My Arms)-Detroit Emeralds-Westbound-September
 96 Speak To The Sky-Rick Springfield-Capitol-October
 97 I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing-Hillside Singers-Metromedia-January
 98 Walkin' In The Rain With The One I Love-Love Unlimited-Uni-June
 99 Get On The Good Foot:Part I-James Brown-Polydor-October
100 Pop That Thang-Isley Brothers-T-Neck-September
  * As published in the December 30,1972 issue of Billboard Magazine
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