US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th September, 1972

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-14 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 BLACK & WHITE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8
3 3 SATURDAY IN THE PARK –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9
4 4 BACK STABBERS –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-11
5 6 BEN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-9
6 7 EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-12
7 9 GO ALL THE WAY –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-14
8 13 USE ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-6
9 18 BURNING LOVE / IT’S A MATTER OF TIME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
10 14 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-13

11 11 POWER OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-13
12 12 PLAY ME –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8
13 20 MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-7
14 17 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-9
15 19 SPEAK TO THE SKY –•– Rick Springfield (Capitol)-9
16 16 RUN TO ME –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-10
17 8 HONKY CAT –•– Elton John (Uni)-8
18 5 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-16
19 22 GARDEN PARTY –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-10
20 15 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY –•– Daniel Boone (Mercury)-18

21 27 YOU WEAR IT WELL –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-6
22 26 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Arlo Guthrie (Reprise)-10
23 28 GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-9
24 30 WHY / LONELY BOY –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-6
25 36 FREDDIE’S DEAD (Theme From “Superfly”) –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-7
26 34 TIGHT ROPE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-6
27 40 GOOD TIME CHARLIE’S GOT THE BLUES –•– Danny O’Keefe (Signpost)-5
28 38 DON’T EVER BE LONELY (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-5
29 32 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Mel and Tim (Stax)-11
30 10 ROCK AND ROLL (Part 2) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-11

31 37 LISTEN TO THE MUSIC –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5
32 24 POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-14
33 23 BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– The Looking Glass (Epic)-16
34 44 THUNDER AND LIGHTNING –•– Chi Coltrane (Columbia)-5
35 43 WITCHY WOMAN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-4
36 25 THE GUITAR MAN –•– Bread (Elektra)-10
37 47 IF I COULD REACH YOU –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4
38 41 IF YOU LEAVE ME TONIGHT I’LL CRY –•– Jerry Wallace (Decca)-7
39 39 EASY LIVIN –•– Uriah Heap (Mercury)-10
40 21 LONG COOL WOMAN (In a Black Dress) –•– The Hollies (Epic)-15

OFF THE CHARTS

50 29 YOU’RE STILL A YOUNG MAN –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Borthers)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 46 I BELIEVE IN MUSIC –•– Gallery (Sussex)-8
42 45 MY MAN, A SWEET MAN –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-9
43 64 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-4
44 51 MIDNIGHT RIDER / WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Joe Cocker and the Chris Stainton Band (A&M)-3
45 53 FROM THE BEGINNING –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-6
46 49 GERONIMO’S CADILLAC –•– Michael Murphy (A&M)-9
47 52 LOVING YOU JUST CROSSED MY MIND –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-5
48 56 ROCK ME BABY –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-4
49 68 SPACE MAN –•– Nilsson (RCA)-3

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

81 — A LONELY MAN / THE MAN AND THE WOMAN (The Boy and the Girl) –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1
83 — GUILTY –•– Al Green (Bell)-1
86 — IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-1
87 — THE MOSQUITO –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1
93 — IF YOU CAN BEAT ME ROCKIN’ (You Can Have My Chair) –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-1
94 — DINAH FLO –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1
95 — FUNNY FACE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-1
97 — TAKE ME BAK ‘OME –•– Slade (Polydor)-1
98 — WHY CAN’T WE BE LOVERS –•– Holland-Dozier Featuring Lamont Dozier (Invictus)-1
99 — SING A SONG / MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC (Medley) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1
100 — SO LONG DIXIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1

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