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NEW ZEALAND'S WEEKLY (NZ listener) BEST SELLING SINGLES FOR 1972 PDF Print E-mail
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Sep 24, 2015 at 03:28 PM
NEW ZEALAND'S WEEKLY (NZ listener) BEST SELLING SINGLES FOR 1972







No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY-DANIEL BOONE-JULY 828 
  2 AMERICAN PIE-DON MCLEAN-April 822 
  3 IMAGINE-JOHN LENNON-January 820 
  4 NICE TO BE WITH YOU-GALLERY-September 792 
  5 PUPPY LOVE-DONNY OSMOND-September 766 
  6 SYLVIA'S MOTHER-DR. HOOK AND THE MEDICINE SHOW-August 746 
  7 THE RANGERS WALTZ-THE MOMS AND DADS-April 740 
  8 BLACK AND WHITE-Three Dog Night-November 728 
  9 WITHOUT YOU-Nilsson-May 720 
 10 SONG SUNG BLUE-Neil Diamond-July 718 
 11 Take The Money And Run-Bunny Walters-November 680 
 12 How Do You Do?-Mouth And Mcneal-July 634 
 13 Gypsys,tramps And Thieves-Cher-January 616 
 14 City Of New Orleans-Arlo Guthrie-December 616 
 15 Son Of My Father-Chicory Tip-May 594 
 16 Amazing Grace-The Pipes & Drums Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragon Guards-June 578 
 17 Walking In The Sand-Al Martino-June 562 
 18 Softly Whispering I Love You-Congregation/mike Curb Congregation-April 552 
 19 Love Is A Beautiful Song-Dave Mills-January 552 
 20 The Guitar Man-Bread-October 552 
 21 Sister Jane-New World-July 538 
 22 Mother And Child Reunion-Paul Simon-May 528 
 23 Horse Wth No Name-America-March 526 
 24 Morning Has Broken-Cat Stevens-May 522 
 25 Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast-Daniel Boone-February 518 
 26 Brand New Key-Melanie-March 514 
 27 I Can See Clearly Now-Johnny Nash-December 514 
 28 Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress-The Hollies-September 510 
 29 Layla-Derek & The Dominos-December 504 
 30 I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing-New Seekers/hillside Singers-March 498 
 31 Little Willy-Sweet-September 498 
 32 Desiderata-Les Crane-March 490 
 33 Is This The Way To Amarillo-Tony Christie-January 480 
 34 Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me-Mac Davis-December 476 
 35 Carolina-Creation-July 472 
 36 Tweedle Dee Tweedle Dum-Middle Of The Road-January 448 
 37 Brandy-Bunny Walters-February 446 
 38 The Day Is Ended/heykens's Serenade-Royal Scots Dragoon Guards-December 442 
 39 Day After Day-Badfinger-April 432 
 40 Holy Morning-The Rumour And Ladies Of St. Mary's Cathedral Choir-September 426 
 41 Four And Twenty Hours-Nana Mouskouri-October 420 
 42 Alone Again (Naturally)-Gilbert O'sullivan-June 400 
 43 Theme From 'shaft'-Isaac Hayes-March 398 
 44 Light Flight-Pantangle-August 396 
 45 Run To Me-The Bee Gees-October 368 
 46 Mammy Blue-Pop Tops-January 362 
 47 Soley Soley-Middle Of The Road-April 354 
 48 Ernie-Benny Hill-January 352 
 49 Popcorn-Hot Butter/mister K-November 344 
 50 Vincent-Don Mclean-June 344 
 51 Betcha By Golly Wow-The Stylistics-August 342 
 52 Beg,steal Or Borrow-The New Seekers-June 342 
 53 Peace Train-Cat Stevens-February 332 
 54 Lady Love Bug-Clodagh Rodgers-February 298 
 55 Conquistador-Procul Harum-October 290 
 56 Leap Up And Down-St. Ceclia-January 288 
 57 Ooh-wakka-do-wakka-day-Gilbert O'sullivan-September 282 
 58 Don't Go Down To Reno-Tony Christie-September 278 
 59 Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)-Looking Glass-October 274 
 60 Me And Julio Down By The School Yard-Paul Simon-July 270 
 61 Hallo-a-Mouth And Mcneal-September 258 
 62 School's Out-Alice Cooper-October 238 
 63 Metal Guru-T-rex-August 216 
 64 You Wear It Well-Rod Stewart-November 216 
 65 Baby Blue-Badfinger-June 206 
 66 Hurtin' Each Other-The Carpenters-May 202 
 67 It's Four In The Morning-Faron Young-November 198 
 68 Black Dog-Led Zeppelin-March 196 
 69 Can't Let You Go-Suzanne-July 194 
 70 Cherish-David Cassidy-February 190 
 71 Annabelle-Daniel Boone-November 168 
 72 Superstar-The Carpenters-January 164 
 73 Rocket Man-Elton John-August 158 
 74 Vaya Con Dios-The Cats-December 152 
 75 I Will Return-Springwater-March 152 
 76 Heart Of Gold-Neil Young-May 148 
 77 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do-The Partridge Family-October 146 
 78 Wig Wam Bam-Sweet-December 144 
 79 Kara Kara-New World-February 140 
 80 From The Beginning-Emerson Lake And Palmer-December 134 
 81 Rock And Roll Parts 1 & 2-Gary Glitter-October 134 
 82 Stones-Neil Diamond-February 128 
 83 Never Been To Spain-Three Dog Night-April 112 
 84 Mary Had A Little Lamb-Wings-August 108 
 85 Butterfly-Danyel Gerard-January 86 
 86 Everything I Own-Bread-May 86 
 87 My World-The Bee Gees-April 78 
 88 Love Is Bigger Than The Whole Wide World-Headband-October 72 
 89 Poppa Joe-Sweet-May 68 
 90 No Matter How I Try-Gilbert O'sullivan-February 42 
 91 Family Affair-Sly And The Family Stone-February 40 
 92 The Witch Queen Of New Orleans-Redbone-February 38 
 93 Something Tells Me (Something's Gonna Happen Tonight)-Cilla Black-January 36 
 94 Diary-Bread-July 36 
 95 All The Young Dudes-Mott The Hoople-November 36 
 96 Jungle Fever-The Chakachas-June 36 
 97 Dance Around The World-Blerta-June 36 
 98 One More Mountain To Climb-Craig Scott-February 34 
 99 Don't Let Me Lose You-Ray Woolf-September 34 
100 The Ballad Of Jacques Le Mere-Headband-March 34 
101 I'm A Song (Sing Me-Neil Sedaka-March 34 
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