US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 23rd September, 1972

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-13 (1 week at #1)
2 1 BLACK & WHITE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7
3 4 SATURDAY IN THE PARK –•– Chicago (Columbia)-8
4 5 BACK STABBERS –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-10
5 3 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-15
6 13 BEN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-8
7 16 EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-10
8 9 HONKY CAT –•– Elton John (Uni)-7
9 12 GO ALL THE WAY –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-13
10 7 ROCK AND ROLL (Part 2) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-10

11 14 POWER OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-12
12 17 PLAY ME –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7
13 25 USE ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-5
14 18 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-12
15 15 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY –•– Daniel Boone (Mercury)-17
16 19 RUN TO ME –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-9
17 20 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-8
18 22 BURNING LOVE / IT’S A MATTER OF TIME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
19 23 SPEAK TO THE SKY –•– Rick Springfield (Capitol)-8
20 26 MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-8

21 6 LONG COOL WOMAN (In a Black Dress) –•– The Hollies (Epic)-14
22 33 GARDEN PARTY –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-9
23 8 BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-15
24 24 POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-13
25 11 THE GUITAR MAN –•– Bread (Elektra)-9
26 31 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Arlo Guthrie (Reprise)-9
27 39 YOU WEAR IT WELL –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-5
28 35 GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-8
29 29 YOU’RE STILL A YOUNG MAN –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-11
30 38 WHY / LONELY BOY –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-5

31 10 I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-12
32 37 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Mel and Tim (Stax)-12
33 21 YOU DON’T MESS AROUND WITH JIM –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-13
34 41 TIGHT ROPE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-5
35 27 JOIN TOGETHER –•– The Who (Decca)-10
36 44 FREDDIE’S DEAD (Theme From “Superfly”) –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-6
37 52 LISTEN TO THE MUSIC –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4
38 49 DON’T EVER BE LONELY (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-4
39 40 EASY LIVIN –•– Uriah Heep (Mercury)-9
40 51 GOOD TIME CHARLIE’S GOT THE BLUES –•– Danny O’Keefe (Signpost)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

42 28 HOLD YOUR HEAD UP –•– Argent (Epic)-15

POWER PLAYS

41 42 IF YOU LEAVE ME TONIGHT I’LL CRY –•– Jerry Wallace (Decca)-6
43 62 WITCHY WOMAN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-3
44 54 THUNDER AND LIGHTNING –•– Chi Coltrane (Columbia)-4
45 47 MY MAN, A SWEET MAN –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-8
46 48 I BELIEVE IN MUSIC –•– Gallery (Sussex)-7
47 56 IF I COULD REACH YOU –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-3
48 50 ROCK ME ON THE WATER –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-8
49 53 GERONIMO’S CADILLAC –•– Michael Murphy (A&M)-8

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

80 — LET IT RAIN –•– Eric Clapton (Polydor)-1
82 — ALL THE YOUNG DUDES –•– Mott the Hoople (Columbia)-1
83 — I’D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-1
85 — ROCK ‘N ROLL SOUL –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-1
87 — CAN’T YOU HEAR THE SONG –•– Wayne Newton (Chelsea)-1
88 — ONE MORE CHANCE –•– Ocean (Kama Sutra)-1
90 — AMERICAN CITY SUITE (Sweet City Song / All Around the Town / A Friend Is Dying) –•– Cashman and West (Dunhill)-1
97 — MEAN LITTLE WOMAN, ROSALIE –•– Tommy Roe (MGM South)-1
99 — DANCE, DANCE, DANCE –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-1
100 — POOR BOY –•– Casey Kelly (Elektra)-1

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