US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th February, 1972

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-11 (2 weeks at #1)
2 3 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
3 4 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-9
4 2 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-13
5 6 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-6
6 8 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-9
7 9 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-9
8 10 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-5
9 7 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-14
10 11 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-5

11 5 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10
12 22 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-5
13 27 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-4
14 18 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-9
15 16 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-11
16 23 MY WORLD –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5
17 12 DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-13
18 25 FLOY JOY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-8
19 13 ANTICIPATION –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-12
20 17 STAY WITH ME –•– The Faces (Warner Brothers)-9

21 15 BLACK DOG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-10
22 35 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-7
23 34 I CAN’T HELP MYSELF (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) –•– Donnie Elbert (Avco)-5
24 14 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-18
25 32 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Bulter and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-12
26 19 CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-14
27 38 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-4
28 24 FIRE AND WATER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-10
29 31 FOOTSTOMPIN’ MUSIC –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-8
30 37 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU –•– The English Congregation (Atco)-6

31 46 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-6
32 49 ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-3
33 41 WE’VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Columbia)-6
34 39 RING THE LIVING BELL –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-5
35 45 RUNNIN’ AWAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4
36 43 THE NICKEL SONG –•– Melanie (Buddah)-6
37 33 FEELIN’ ALRIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-14
38 47 TALKING LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-3
39 40 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-8
40 30 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-15

OFF THE CHARTS

41 20 SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-16
42 36 THAT’S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT ‘CHA –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-12
43 21 THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Redbone (Epic)-15

POWER PLAYS

44 50 UNTIL IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO GO / WE CAN MAKE THE MORNING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
45 55 NO ONE TO DEPEND ON –•– Santana (Columbia)-3
46 56 HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-3
47 84 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-2
48 62 ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-3
49 57 CRAZY MAMA –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-5
50 59 LOVE ME, LOVE ME LOVE –•– Frank Mills (Sunflower)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

60 — PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-1
64 — IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-1
69 — DO YOUR THING –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1
78 — A COWBOYS WORK IS NEVER DONE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-1
79 — BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW –•– The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. (Avco)-1
82 — DO WHAT YOU SET OUT TO DO –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Duke)-1
84 — WHAT IT IS –•– The Undisputed Trith (Gordy)-1
85 — AFRO-STRUT –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-1
88 — NICE TO BE WITH YOU –•– Gallery (Sussex)-1
89 — LIVING WITHOUT YOU –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Polydor)-1
90 — UP IN HEAH –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-1
95 — KEEP ON DOIN’ WHAT YOU’RE DOIN’ –•– Bobby Byrd (BrownStone)-1
97 — IT’S ALL UP TO YOU / OH, MY DEAR –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1
98 — YOU GOT ME WALKING –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1
99 — YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Linda Jones (Turbo)-1
100 — WE’RE TOGETHER –•– The Hillside Singers (Metromedia)-1

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