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Tuesday January 11, 1972
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Cashbox Top Albums
Week Ending January 8, 1972



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1 MUSIC 2 3 5 5
Carole King (Ode SP-77013)
2 CHICAGO AT CARNEGIE HALL 1 2 4 9
Chicago (Columbia C4X 30865)
3 LED ZEPPELIN IV 3 1 6 7
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic SD 7208)
4 E. PLURIBUS FUNK 4 5 8 6
Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol SW 853)
5 ALL IN THE FAMILY 7 9 14 9
TV Show Cast (Atlantic SD 7210)
6 AMERICAN PIE 9 13 23 7
Don McLean (United Artists UAS-5535)
7 THERE'S A RIOT GOIN' ON 5 4 1 9
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic KE 30986)
8 WILD LIFE 10 20 -- 3
Wings (Apple SW 3386)
9 BLACK MOSES 6 8 9 5
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise ENS 2-5003)
10 TEASER AND THE FIRECAT 8 7 3 13
Cat Stevens (A&M SP-4313)
11 SANTANA III 11 6 2 13
Santana (Columbia KC 30595)
12 SHAFT 12 10 7 22
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise ENS-2-5002)
13 BOB DYLAN'S GREATEST HITS VOLUME II 17 22 24 5
Bob Dylan (Columbia KG 31120)
14 TAPESTRY 13 14 12 39
Carole King (Ode SP-77009)
15 MADMAN ACROSS THE WATER 16 17 19 7
Elton John (UNI 2-93120)
16 GATHER ME 18 23 25 11
Melanie (Neighborhood NRS-47001)
17 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR 20 19 15 61
Original Broadway Soundtrack (Decca DXSA 7206)
18 EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY 14 11 13 30
Rod Stewart (Mercury SRM-1-609)
19 IMAGINE 15 12 10 16
John Lennon (Apple SW 3379)
20 MEATY, BEATY, BIG & BOUNCY 23 18 18 9
Who (Decca DL 79184)
21 A NOD IS AS GOOD AS A WINK. . . TO A BLIND HORSE 26 31 52 4
Faces (WB BS 2574)
22 KILLER 30 37 47 5
Alice Cooper (WB BS 2567)
23 THE LOW SPARK OF HIGH HEELED BOYS 24 28 37 5
Traffic (Island ILPS 9180)
24 QUIET FIRE 27 30 39 6
Roberta Flack (Atlantic SD 1594)
25 HARMONY 22 16 17 13
Three Dog Night (ABC/Dunhill DSX 50108)
26 THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY SOUND MAGAZINE 29 25 20 20
Partridge Family (Bell 6064)
27 STONES 21 15 11 9
Neil Diamond (MCA MAPS 5376)
28 TO YOU WITH LOVE, DONNY 25 21 21 11
Donny Osmond (MGM SE-4797)
29 THE CARPENTERS 28 26 16 32
Carpenters (A&M SP-3502)
30 CHER 31 29 28 14
Cher (Kapp KS-3649)
31 ROCKIN' THE FILLMORE 33 27 22 11
Humble Pie (A&M SP-3506)
32 SUMMER OF '42 45 64 81 4  
Peter Nero (Columbia C 31105)
33 WHO'S NEXT 36 33 27 22
Who (Decca DL 79182)
34 FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 37 38 41 12
Original Film Soundtrack (United Artists UAS 10900)
35 DESIDERATA 44 55 65 4
Les Crane (WB BS 2570)
36 FLOWERS OF EVIL 40 47 70 5
Mountain (Windfall 5501)
37 GOING BACK TO INDIANA (ORIGINAL TV SOUNDTRACK) 34 32 32 13
Jackson 5 (Motown M 742L)
38 ANTICIPATION 46 49 59 6
Carly Simon (Elektra EKS-75016)
39 AERIE 39 40 42 8
John Denver (RCA LSP 4607)
40 EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR 42 45 29 21
Moody Blues (Threshold THS 5)
41 ROOTS 38 36 34 10
Curtis Mayfield (Curtom CRS 8009)
42 SESAME STREET 2 43 52 67 4
Original TV Cast Recording (WB BS 2569)
43 LOSING THEIR HEADS 47 57 72 6
Hudson & Landry (Dore LP 326)
44 JONATHAN EDWARDS 50 59 78 6
Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn SD 8021)
45 OTHER VOICES 35 35 33 10
Doors (Elektra EKS-75017)
46 CHARLEY PRIDE SINGS HEART SONGS 49 54 73 4
Charley Pride (RCA LSP 4617)
47 THE YES ALBUM 48 51 61 8
Yes (Atlantic SD 8283)
48 LIVING 51 62 76 5
Judy Collins (Elektra EKS-75014)
49 TUPELO HONEY 55 42 44 11
Van Morrison (WB WS 1950)
50 SUMMER OF '42 53 56 60 15
Original Film Soundtrack (WB WS 1925)
51 EVOLUTION 61 84 -- 3
Dennis Coffey (Sussex SXBS 7004)
52 UP TO DATE 54 60 58 41
Partridge Family (Bell 6059)
53 THE STYLISTICS 63 76 98 4
Stylistics (Avco AV 33023)
54 THE DIONNE WARWICK STORY 41 39 38 12  
Dionne Warwick (Scepter SPS 2-596)
55 ALL DAY MUSIC 57 61 63 7
War (United Artists UAS 5546)
56 HOT ROCKS 1964-1971 -- -- -- 1  
Rolling Stones (London 2PS 606/7)
57 ASYLUM CHOIR II 60 78 91 4
Leon Russell & Marc Benno (Shelter SW 8910)
58 MASS (ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING) 69 81 -- 3  
Leonard Bernstein (Columbia M2 31008)
59 SUNFIGHTER 65 75 85 4
Paul Kantner & Grace Slick (Grunt FTR 1002)
60 STRAIGHT UP 77 -- -- 2  
Badfinger (Apple SW-3387)
61 JACKSON FIVE'S GREATEST HITS 79 91 -- 3  
Jackson 5 (Motown M 741L)
62 LIVE AT CAESARS PALACE 56 46 48 9
Tom Jones (Parrot XPAS 71049/50)
63 CHEECH & CHONG 74 79 86 5  
Cheech & Chong (Ode SP 77010)
64 LIVE 59 44 40 12
Sonny & Cher (Kapp KS 3654)
65 THE MORNING AFTER 58 50 51 8
J. Geils Band (Atlantic SD 8297)
66 SMACKWATER JACK 62 43 43 12
Quincy Jones (A&M SP-3037)
67 AL GREEN GETS NEXT TO YOU 67 74 82 7
Al Green (Hi SHL 32062)
68 LIVE 68 69 46 12
Fifth Dimension (Bell 8-9000)
69 RUFF AND READY 52 34 35 11  
Jeff Beck Group (Epic KE 30973)
70 REVOLUTION OF THE MIND 83 95 -- 3  
James Brown (Polydor PD 3003)
71 MUSWELL HILLBILLIES 82 87 -- 3  
Kinks (RCA LSP 4644)
72 AQUALUNG 76 66 66 35
Jethro Tull (Reprise MS 2035)
73 GONNA TAKE A MIRACLE 85 97 -- 3  
Laura Nyro (Columbia KC 30987)
74 ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK LIVE AT THE RIVIERA, LAS VEGAS 87 -- -- 2  
Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot XPAS 71051)
75 PEOPLE LIKE US 70 63 64 10
Mamas & Papas (Dunhill DSX 50106)
76 TEA FOR THE TILLERMAN 71 58 49 49
Cat Stevens (A&M SP-4280)
77 RARE EARTH IN CONCERT 90 -- -- 2  
Rare Earth (Rare Earth R 534D)
78 MY BOY 81 93 -- 3
Richard Harris (Dunhill DSX 50116)
79 CHOICE QUALITY STUFF / ANYTIME 80 85 -- 3
It's A Beautiful Day (Columbia KC 30734)
80 WE'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING 89 -- -- 2
New Seekers (Elektra EKS-74115)
81 MASTER OF REALITY 72 67 45 19
Black Sabbath (WB BS 2562)
82 RAM 64 53 30 32  
Paul & Linda McCartney (Apple SMAS-3375)
83 BARK 66 48 31 17  
Jefferson Airplane (Grunt FTR-1001)
84 ARETHA'S GREATEST HITS 78 73 57 16
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic SD 8295)
85 WHAT'S GOING ON 73 71 53 29  
Marvin Gaye (Tamla TS-310)
86 RICHARD NIXON SUPERSTAR 91 -- -- 2
David Frye (Buddah BDS 5097)
87 BARBRA JOAN STREISAND 75 72 56 16  
Barbra Streisand (Columbia KC 30792)
88 FARTHER ALONG 94 -- -- 2
Byrds (Columbia KC 31050)
89 NILSSON SCHMILSSON 95 100 -- 3
Nilsson (RCA LSP-4515)
90 GREATEST HITS, VOL. 2 88 88 93 7
Stevie Wonder (Tamla T313L)
91 QUICKSILVER 93 83 88 5
Quicksilver Messenger Service (Capitol SW 819)
92 I GOT LUCKY 84 77 83 5
Elvis Presley (RCA Camden CAS 2533)
93 RAINBOW BRIDGE (SOUNDTRACK) 86 65 36 14
Jimi Hendrix (WEA MT 358)
94 GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE 92 70 54 18
Chi-Lites (Brunswick 754170)
95 NATURAL MAN 97 92 74 11
Lou Rawls (MGM SE 4771)
96 THE DONNY OSMOND ALBUM 99 99 77 27
Donny Osmond (MGM SE-4782)
97 LIVE EVIL -- -- -- 1  
Miles Davis (Columbia G 30954)
98 MUD SLIDE SLIM AND THE BLUE HORIZON 96 82 68 36
James Taylor (WB BS 2561)
99 OZONE -- -- -- 1  
Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen (Paramount PAS 6017)
100 EASY LOVING 98 68 71 8
Freddie Hart (Capitol ST 838)

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

designates a album that entered the chart this week

Albums which dropped out of the Top 100 this week:

   • "A Partridge Family Christmas Card" by Partridge Family (# 19)
   • "Christmas Album" by Jackson 5 (# 32)
   • "The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East" by Allman Brothers Band (#100)


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