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Oct 28, 2017 at 11:45 PM

CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP SINGLES OF 1972 (Top 14)





  1-AMERICAN PIE-DON McLEAN-UNITED ARTIST-JANUARY                          668
  2-ALONE AGAIN(NATURALLY)-GILBERT O'SULLIVAN-MAM-August                   630
  3-FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE-ROBERTA FLACK-ATLANTIC-April           572
  4-LET'S STAY TOGETHER-AL GREEN-Hi-February                               558
  5-ME & MRS.JONES-BILLY PAUL-Philadelphia International-December          536
  6-HEART OF GOLD-NEIL YOUNG-Reprise-March                                 512
  7-ROCKIN' ROBIN-MICHAEL JACKSON-Motown-April                             500
  8-(IF LOVING YOU IS...) I DON'T WANT TO BE RIGHT-Luther Ingram-Koko-July 498
  9-WITHOUT YOU-Nilsson-RCA-March                                          486
 10-BRANDY-Looking Glass-Epic-August                                       486
 11-Long Cool Woman(In A Black Dress)-Hollies-Epic-September               462
 12-A Horse With No Name-America-Warner Brothers-April                     462
 13-I Am Woman-Helen Reddy-Capitol-December                                460
 14-I'll Take You There-Staple Singers-Stax-May                            460
 15-Oh,Girl-Chi-Lites-Brunswick-May                                        458
 16-I Gotcha-Joe Tex-Dial-April                                            448
 17-Cherish-David Cassidy-Bell-January                                     434
 18-Everybody Plays The Fool-Main Ingredient-RCA-October                   434
 19-Lean On Me-Bill Withers-Sussex-July                                    424
 20-Burning Love-Elvis Presley-RCA-November                                422
 21-I'm Still In Love With You-Al Green-Hi-August                          418
 22-Too Late To Turn Back Now-Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose-UA-July     414
 23-Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me-Mac Davis-Columbia-October                 404
 24-I Can See Clearly Now-Johnny Nash-Epic-November                        400
 25-Precious & Few-Climax-Carousel-February                                400
 26-Papa Was A Rollin' Stone-Temptations-Gordy-December                    398
 27-I'd Love You To Want Me-Lobo-Bell-November                             398
 28-Down By The Lazy River-Osmonds-MGM-March                               394
 29-My Ding-A-Ling-Chuck Berry-Chess-October                               392
 30-Look What You've Done For Me-Al Green-Hi-May                           388
 31-Daddy Don't Walk So Fast-Wayne Newton-Chelsea-July                     382
 32-I'll Be Around-Spinners-Atlantic-November                              378
 33-It Never Rains In Southern California-Albert Hammond-Mumms-December    374
 34-Nice To Be With You-Gallery-Sussex-June                                374
 35-Scorpio-Dennis Coffey-Sussex-January                                   372
 36-You Ought To Be With Me-Al Green-Hi-December                           370
 37-Song Sung Blue-Neil Diamond-Uni-July                                   368
 38-Mother And Child Reunion-Paul Simon-Columbia-March                     366
 39-Back Stabbers-O'Jays-Philadelphia International-September              366
 40-Hurting Each Other-Carpenters-A&M-March                                364
 41-Black And White-Three Dog Night-Dunhill-September                      356
 42-Nights In White Satin-Moody Blues-Deram-October                        354
 43-The Lion Sleeps Tonight-Robert John-Atlantic-March                     354
 44-Sugar Daddy-Jackson Five-Motown-January                                352
 45-Candy Man-Sammy Davis,Jr.-Reprise-June                                 340
 46-Sunshine-Jonathon Edwards-Capricorn-February                           330
 47-Outa Space-Billy Preston-A&M-June                                      314
 48-Troglodyte-Jimmy Castor Bunch-RCA-July                                 312
 49-Ben-Michael Jackson-Motown-October                                     306
 50-Puppy Love-Donny Osmond-MGM-March                                      306
 51-If You Don't Know Me By Now-Harold Melvin/Blue Notes-Phil.Int.-Decem.  304
 52-In The Rain-Dramatics-Volt-April                                       304
 53-Day After Day-Badfinger-Apple-February                                 290
 54-Betcha By Golly,Wow-Stylistics-Avco-May                                288
 55-Rock & Roll Part II-Gary Glitter-Bell-September                        284
 56-Freddie's Dead-Curtis Mayfield-Curtom-October                          274
 57-Clean Up Woman-Betty Wright-Alston-January                             274
 58-Sylvia's Mother-Dr.Hook & The Medicine Show-Columbia-June              272
 59-A Cowboys Work Is Never Done-Sonny & Cher-Kapp-May                     270
 60-Everything I Own-Bread-Elektra-March                                   262
 61-Garden Party-Rick Nelson & Stone Canyon Band-Decca-November            258
 62-You Don't Mess Around With Jim-Jim Croce-ABC-August                    256
 63-Go All The Way-Raspberries-Capitol-October                             240
 64-Saturday In The Park-Chicago-Columbia-September                        240
 65-School's Out-Alice Cooper-Warner Brothers-August                       238
 66-Day Dreaming-Aretha Franklin-Atlantic-May                              232
 67-Hold Your Head Up-Argent-Epic-August                                   228
 68-(Last Night)I Didn't Get To Sleep-Fifth Dimmension-June                228
 69-How Do You Do?-Mouth & McNeal-Phillips-August                          222
 70-Where Is The Love-Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway-Atlantic-August       214
 71-The Happiest Girl In The U.S.A.-Donna Fargo-Dot-August                 210
 72-I Wanna Be Where You Are-Michael Jackson-Motown-July                   204
 73-You Are Everything-Stylistics-Avco-January                             202
 74-Day By Day-Godspell-Bell-August                                        200
 75-Take It Easy-Eagles-Asylum-July                                        198
 76-Little Bitty Pretty One-Jackson Five-Motown-June                       198
 77-Stay With Me-Faces-Mercury-February                                    194
 78-Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues-Dannyy O'Keefe-Signpost-October      194
 79-Never Been To Spain-Three Dog Night-Dunhill-February                   188
 80-Walkin' In The Rain-Love Unlimited-Uni-June                            186
 81-Summer Breeze-Seals & Crofts-Warner Brothers-November                  180
 82-Use Me-Bill Withers-Sussex-October                                     180
 83-Joy-Apollo 100-Mega-February                                           178
 84-Jungle Fever-Chakachas-Polydor-March                                   176
 85-Me & Julio Down By The School Yard-Paul Simon-Columbia-May             174
 86-Ventura Highway-America-Warner Brothers-December                       170
 87-Drowning In  The Sea Of Love-Joe Simon-Spring-January                  170
 88-Goodbye To Love-Carpenters-A&M-August                                  168
 89-I Need You-America-Warner Brothers-July                                166
 90-Sweet Seasons-Carole King-Ode-February                                 166
 91-The Way Of Love-Cher-Kapp-March                                        162
 92-Too Young-Donny Osmond-MGM-July                                        162
 93-Funny Face-Donna Fargo-Dot-December                                    160
 94-Tumbling Dice-Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone-June                        158
 95-The Family Of Man-Three Dog Night-Dunhill-May                          158
 96-The Guitar Man-Bread-Elektra-September                                 158
 97-Runnin' Away-Sly & Family Stone-Epic-March                             152
 98-If I Could Reach You-Fifth Dimmension-Bell-November                    152
 99-Run To Me-Bee Gees-Atco-September                                      148
100-Slippin? Into Darkness-War-United Artists-May                          144
101-Hot Rod Lincoln-Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen-Paramount-May  138
102-Listen To The Music-Doobie Brothers-Warner Bros.-November              126
103-I?m Stone In Love With You-Stylistics-Avco-December                    124
104-Baby Blue-Badfinger-Apple-May                                          122
105-Get On The Good Foot (pt. 1)-James Brown-Polydor-October               122
106-Something?s Wrong With Me-Austin Roberts-Chelsea-December              122
107-Amazing Grace-Royal Scots Dragoon Guards-RCA Victor-July               122
108-Tight Rope-Leon Russell-Shelter-October                                120
109-Back Off Boogaloo-Ringo Starr-Apple-May                                118
110-Power Of Love-Joe Simon-Spring-September                               118
111-I?d Like To Teach The World To Sing-New Seekers-Elektra-January        116
112-Vincent-Don McLean-United Artists-May                                  116
113-Anticipation-Carly Simon-Elektra-February                              116
114-Morning Has Broken-Cat Stevens-A&M-Ju ne                               116
115-I Saw The Light-Todd Rundgren-Bearsville-June                          112
116-Popcorn-Hot Butter-Musicor-October                                     112
117-Rock And Roll Lullaby-B.J. Thomas-Scepter-April                        112
118-Witchy Woman-Eagles-Asylum-December                                    110
119-It?s One Of Those Nights (Yes Love)-Partridge Family-Bell-January      106
120-Convention ?72-Delegates-Mainstream-Novenber                            86
121-Roundabout-Yes-Atlantic-April                                           80
122-Black Dog-Led Zeppelin-Atlantic-February                                80
123-Coconut-Nilsson-RCA Victor-September                                    76
124-Rocket Man-Elton John-Uni-July                                          74
125-Bang A Gong(Get It On)-T. Rex-Reprise-March                             74
126-Sweet Surrender-Bread-Elektra-December                                  74 
127-Corner Of The Sky-Jackson 5-Motown-December                             74
128-Doctor My Eyes-Jackson Browne-Asylum-May                                72
129-Suavecito-Malo-Warner Bros.-May                                         72
130-I Believe In Music-Gallery-Sussex-November                              70
131-Taurus-Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band-Sussex-April                 70
132-Layla-Derek & Dominos-Atco-August                                       34
133-Happy-Rolling Stones-August                                             34
134-You Wear It Well-Rod Stewart-Mercury-October                            34
135-One Monkey Don?t Stop No Show (pt. 1)-Honey Cone-Hot Wax-January        34
136-Operator-Jim Croce-ABC-December                                         34
137-Sealed With A Kiss-Bobby Vinton-Epic-August                             34
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