US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th March, 1972

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-12 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
3 3 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-10
4 5 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-7
5 8 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-6
6 7 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-10
7 13 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-5
8 4 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-14
9 10 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-6
10 14 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-10

11 12 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-6
12 9 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-15
13 6 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-10
14 27 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-5
15 15 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-12
16 16 MY WORLD –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6
17 18 FLOY JOY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9
18 11 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11
19 22 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-8
20 47 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-3

21 31 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-7
22 23 I CAN’T HELP MYSELF (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) –•– Donnie Elbert (Avco)-6
23 32 ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4
24 19 ANTICIPATION –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-13
25 25 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Bulter and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-13
26 17 DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-14
27 35 RUNNIN’ AWAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5
28 21 BLACK DOG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-11
29 30 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU –•– The English Congregation (Atco)-7
30 38 TALKING LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4

31 33 WE’VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Columbia)-7
32 28 FIRE AND WATER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-11
33 34 RING THE LIVING BELL –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-6
34 20 STAY WITH ME –•– The Faces (Warner Brothers)-10
35 29 FOOTSTOMPIN’ MUSIC –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-9
36 36 THE NICKEL SONG –•– Melanie (Buddah)-7
37 39 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-9
38 60 PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-2
39 48 ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-4
40 64 IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-2

OFF THE CHARTS

49 40 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-16
54 37 FEELIN’ ALRIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-15

POWER PLAYS

41 45 NO ONE TO DEPEND ON –•– Santana (Columbia)-4
42 49 CRAZY MAMA –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-6
43 44 UNTIL IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO GO / WE CAN MAKE THE MORNING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
44 46 HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-4
45 59 GLORY BOUND –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4
46 52 COULD IT BE FOREVER –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-3
47 50 LOVE ME, LOVE ME LOVE –•– Frank Mills (Sunflower)-6
50 51 NOW RUN AND TELL THAT –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-5

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

62 — TAKE A LOOK AROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
68 — KING HEROIN –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1
76 — SUAVECITO –•– Malo (Warner Brothers)-1
77 — THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-1
78 — SON OF MY FATHER –•– Giorgio (Dunhill)-1
79 — HEARTBROKEN BOPPER –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1
84 — LOUISIANA –•– Mike Kennedy (ABC)-1
85 — TINY DANCER –•– Elton John (Uni)-1
90 — ROCK ME ON THE WATER –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-1
91 — CHANTILLY LACE / THINK ABOUT IT DARLIN’ –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-1
97 — SWEET SIXTEEN –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1
99 — SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-1
100 — BRANDY –•– Scott English (Janus)-1

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