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Sunday December 26, 1971
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending December 25, 1971



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1   BRAND NEW KEY 2 4 15 10
Melanie (Neighborhood 4201)
2   GOT TO BE THERE 3 5 5 9
Michael Jackson (Motown 1191)
3   FAMILY AFFAIR 1 1 1 9
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic 10805)
4   AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG 4 9 11 8
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4294)
5   CHERISH 6 8 9 9
David Cassidy (Bell 45,150)
6   AMERICAN PIE 11 23 51 5
Don McLean (United Artists 50856)
7   ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU 8 12 16 11
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2151)
8   SCORPIO 10 14 17 9
Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex 226)
9   HAVE YOU SEEN HER 9 6 6 10
Chi-Lites (Brunswick 55462)
10   RESPECT YOURSELF 14 17 20 13
Staple Singers (Stax 0104)
11   HEY GIRL 15 19 28 6
Donny Osmond (MGM 14322)
12   SUNSHINE 17 24 37 7
Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn 8021)
13   STONES 13 16 22 8
Neil Diamond (Uni 55310)
14   SUGAR DADDY 20 60 -- 3
Jackson Five (Motown 1194)
15   LET'S STAY TOGETHER 22 51 68 5
Al Green (Hi 2202)
16   YOU ARE EVERYTHING 19 28 36 9
Stylistics (Avco 4581)
17   THEME FROM SHAFT 5 2 2 11  
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise 9038)
18   SUPERSTAR (REMEMBER HOW YOU GOT WHERE YOU ARE) 16 13 14 8
Temptations (Gordy 7111)
19   DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE 24 46 64 7
Joe Simon (Spring 120)
20   CLEAN UP WOMAN 26 47 66 6
Betty Wright (Alston 4601)
21   ROCK STEADY 7 7 8 9  
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic 2838)
22   ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW (PT. 1) 28 34 40 6
Honey Cone (Hot Wax 7110)
23   I'M LOSING YOU 27 32 38 6
Rod Stewart (Mercury 73244)
24   BEHIND BLUE EYES 25 26 30 9
Who (Decca 32888)
25   THEME FROM 'SUMMER OF '42' 31 36 43 10
Peter Nero (Columbia 45399)
26   NOTHING TO HIDE 32 38 46 6
Tommy James (Roulette 7114)
27   IT'S ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS (YES LOVE) 37 65 -- 3
Partridge Family (Bell 45,160)
28   FRIENDS WITH YOU 30 33 39 8
John Denver (RCA Victor 74-0567)
29   I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (IN PERFECT HARMONY) 33 44 69 5
Hillside Singers (Metromedia 231)
30   HALLELUJAH 34 41 49 7
Sweathog (Columbia 45492)
31   HEY BIG BROTHER 35 43 54 6
Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5038)
32   I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING 38 61 84 5
New Seekers (Elektra 45762)
33   DAY AFTER DAY 42 58 78 4
Badfinger (Apple 1841)
34   KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN' 45 64 76 5  
Charley Pride (RCA Victor 74-0550)
35   PRETTY AS YOU FEEL 36 39 48 7
Jefferson Airplane (Grunt 0500)
36   BABY I'M A WANT YOU 12 3 3 11  
Bread (Elektra 45751)
37   WHITE LIES, BLUE EYES 41 50 59 10
Bullet (Big Tree 123)
38   GEORGE JACKSON 44 57 70 4
Bob Dylan (Columbia 45516)
39   CAN I GET A WITNESS 40 49 60 6
Lee Michaels (A&M 1303)
40   ANTICIPATION 51 67 81 4  
Carly Simon (Elektra 45759)
41   I'M A GREEDY MAN (PT. 1) 29 31 33 8  
James Brown (Polydor 14100)
42   HAPPY CHRISTMAS-WAR IS OVER 63 -- -- 2  
John Lennon (Apple 1842)
43   SOUR SUITE 46 54 63 5
Guess Who (RCA Victor 74-0578)
44   GYPSIES, TRAMPS & THIEVES 21 10 4 15  
Cher (Kapp 2146)
45   IMAGINE 23 15 7 11  
John Lennon (Apple 1840)
46   AN AMERICAN TRILOGY 49 52 62 8
Mickey Newbury (Elektra 45750)
47   LET IT BE 47 48 53 7
Joan Baez (Vanguard 35145)
48   LOOKING FOR A LOVE 56 66 73 5
J. Geils Band (Atlantic 2844)
49   DESIDERATA 18 11 12 11  
Les Crane (Warner Bros. 7520)
50   THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS 64 74 92 5  
Redbone (Epic 10749)
51   WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO 55 30 34 12
Donnie Elbert (All Platinum 2330)
52   GET DOWN 52 56 58 7
Curtis Mayfield (Curtom 1966)
53   MAKE ME THE WOMAN THAT YOU GO HOME TO 62 71 -- 3
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul 35091)
54   A NATURAL MAN 39 27 29 18  
Lou Rawls (MGM 14262)
55   LEVON 73 -- -- 2  
Elton John (Uni 55314)
56   AIN'T NOBODY HOME 59 63 65 9
B.B. King (ABC 11316)
57   LAY LADY LAY 61 69 75 5
Isley Brothers (T-Neck 933)
58   ONCE YOU UNDERSTAND 88 95 -- 3  
Think (Laurie 3583)
59   DAISY MAE 65 70 77 5
Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds (Dunhill 4296)
60   NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN -- -- -- 1  
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4299)
61   MY BOY 66 73 87 7
Richard Harris (Dunhill 4293)
62   WITHOUT YOU 78 87 -- 3  
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0604)
63   DEVIL YOU 67 76 94 4
Stampeders (Bell 45,154)
64   NO SAD SONG 70 80 -- 3
Helen Reddy (Capitol 3231)
65   SHOW ME HOW 68 75 82 7
Emotions (Volt 4066)
66   LOVE GONNA PACK UP (AND WALK OUT) 69 86 -- 3
Persuaders (Win Or Lose 220)
67   BLACK DOG 83 -- -- 2  
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic 2849)
68   TIGHTROPE RIDE 72 79 96 4
Doors (Elektra 45757)
69   TRUCKIN' 74 82 93 4
Grateful Dead (Warner Bros. 7464)
70   TAKE IT SLOW (OUT IN THE COUNTRY) 79 88 -- 3
Lighthouse (Evolution 1052)
71   EVERYBODY KNOWS ABOUT MY GOOD THING (PT. 1) 81 -- -- 2
Little Johnny Taylor (Ronn 55)
72   ME AND BOBBY MCGEE 76 81 88 4
Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury 73248)
73   YOU MAKE YOUR OWN HEAVEN AND HELL RIGHT HERE ON EARTH 77 84 -- 3
Undisputed Truth (Gordy 7112)
74   THAT'S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT CHA 91 -- -- 4  
Bobby Womack & Peace (United Artists 50847)
75   TOGETHER LET'S FIND LOVE -- -- -- 1  
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,170)
76   FIRE AND WATER -- -- -- 1  
Wilson Pickett (Atlantic 2852)
77   THE HARDER I TRY (THE BLUER I GET) 84 91 -- 3
Free Movement (Columbia 45512)
78   PAIN (PT. 1) 85 90 98 4
Ohio Players (Westbound 188)
79   FIVE HUNDRED MILES 82 85 89 5
Heaven Bound with Tony Scotti (MGM 14314)
80   NO GOOD TO CRY 86 94 -- 3
Poppy Family (London 164)
81   CAROLYN 87 97 -- 3
Merle Haggard (Capitol 3222)
82   DON'T SAY YOU DON'T REMEMBER 94 99 -- 7  
Beverly Bremers (Scepter 12315)
83   SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS -- -- -- 1  
War (United Artists 50867)
84   AFTER ALL THIS TIME 89 100 -- 3
Merry Clayton (Ode 66018)
85   AIN'T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW -- -- -- 1  
Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury 73255)
86   WHAT AM I LIVING FOR -- -- -- 1  
Ray Charles (ABC/TRC 11317)
87   SON OF SHAFT -- -- -- 1  
Bar-Kays (Volt 4073)
88   BANG A GONG 98 -- -- 2
T. Rex (Reprise 1032)
89   ALL IN THE FAMILY -- -- -- 1  
Carroll O'Connor & Jean Stapleton (Atlantic 2847)
90   AJAX AIRLINES -- -- -- 1  
Hudson & Landry (Dore 868)
91   WAY BACK HOME 93 96 99 4
Jr. Walker & All Stars (Soul 35090)
92   SATISFACTION -- 55 56 6
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (Tamla 54211)
93   THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT -- -- -- 1  
Robert John (Atlantic 2846)
94   DO THE FUNKY PENGUIN (PT. 1) 100 -- -- 2
Rufus Thomas (Stax 0112)
95   KEEP PLAYIN' THAT ROCK 'N' ROLL -- -- -- 1  
Edgar Winter's White Trash (Epic 10788)
96   COME ON OVER TO MY HOUSE -- -- -- 1  
Layng Martine (Barnaby 2053)
97   LOVE POTION NUMBER NINE -- -- -- 1  
Coasters (King 6385)
98   SO MANY PEOPLE 99 98 -- 3
Chase (Epic 10806)
99   JUNGLE FEVER -- -- -- 1  
Chakachas (Polydor 15030)
100   PRECIOUS AND FEW -- -- -- 1  
Climax (Rocky Road 30055)

designates a song that was up more than 10 spots this week
designates a song that was down more than 10 spots this week

designates a song that entered the chart this week

Songs which dropped out of the Top 100 this week:

   • "Grandma's Hands" by Bill Withers (# 43)
   • "Two Divided By Love" by Grass Roots (# 48)
   • "Peace Train" by Cat Stevens (# 50)
   • "Wild Night" by Van Morrison (# 53)
   • "I've Seen All Good People" by Yes (# 54)
   • "Everybody's Everything" by Santana (# 57)
   • "One Tin Soldier" by Coven (# 58)
   • "Easy Loving" by Freddie Hart (# 60)
   • "Treat Me Like A Good Piece Of Candy" by Dusk (# 71)
   • "Love Is Funny That Way" by Jackie Wilson (# 75)
   • "You Keep Me Holding On" by Tyrone Davis (# 80)
   • "Number Wonderful" by Rock Flowers (# 90)
   • "Keep On Keeping On" by N.F. Porter (# 95)
   • "What's Going On" by Quincy Jones (# 96)
   • "Scratch My Back (And Mumble In My Ear)" by Clarence Carter (# 97)


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