US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th February, 1972

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 3 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-10 (1 week at #1)
2 1 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-12
3 6 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6
4 4 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-8
5 5 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9
6 7 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-5
7 2 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-13
8 8 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-8
9 14 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-8
10 28 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-4

11 16 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-4
12 10 DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-12
13 13 ANTICIPATION –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-11
14 9 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-17
15 15 BLACK DOG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-9
16 23 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-10
17 17 STAY WITH ME –•– The Faces (Warner Brothers)-8
18 25 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-8
19 11 CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-13
20 12 SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-15

21 22 THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Redbone (Epic)-14
22 29 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-4
23 26 MY WORLD –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4
24 24 FIRE AND WATER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-9
25 30 FLOY JOY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-7
26 19 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-13
27 39 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-3
28 18 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-17
29 20 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-16
30 21 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-14

31 34 FOOTSTOMPIN’ MUSIC –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-7
32 35 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Bulter and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-11
33 33 FEELIN’ ALRIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-13
34 40 I CAN’T HELP MYSELF (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) –•– Donnie Elbert (Avco)-4
35 44 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-6
36 27 THAT’S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT ‘CHA –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-11
37 41 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU –•– The English Congregation (Atco)-5
38 51 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-3
39 50 RING THE LIVING BELL –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-4
40 43 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

42 38 LEVON –•– Elton John (Uni)-10
54 37 TOGETHER LET’S FIND LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 48 WE’VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Columbia)-5
43 46 THE NICKEL SONG –•– Melanie (Buddah)-5
44 45 DO THE FUNKY PENGUIN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-9
45 52 RUNNIN’ AWAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-3
46 49 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-5
47 61 TALKING LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-2
49 71 ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-2
50 56 UNTIL IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO GO / WE CAN MAKE THE MORNING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

66 — COULD IT BE FOREVER –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-1
84 — A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-1
88 — THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1
89 — TAURUS –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-1
93 — (Love Me) LOVE THE LIFE I LEAD –•– The Fantastics (Bell)-1
94 — ONE WAY SUNDAY –•– Mark-Almond (Blue Thumb)-1
96 — WAKING UP ALONE –•– Paul Williams (A&M)-1
97 — DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– Ian Matthews (Vertigo)-1
99 — TOGETHER AGAIN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-1
100 — TELL ‘EM WILLIE BOY’S A’COMIN’ –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1