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Tuesday January 11, 1972
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending January 8, 1972



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1   AMERICAN PIE 2 6 11 7
Don McLean (United Artists 50856)
2   BRAND NEW KEY 3 1 2 12
Melanie (Neighborhood 4201)
3   CHERISH 4 5 6 11
David Cassidy (Bell 45,150)
4   GOT TO BE THERE 1 2 3 11
Michael Jackson (Motown 1191)
5   FAMILY AFFAIR 5 3 1 11
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic 10805)
6   LET'S STAY TOGETHER 8 15 22 7
Al Green (Hi 2202)
7   SCORPIO 7 8 10 11
Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex 226)
8   SUNSHINE 11 12 17 9
Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn 8021)
9   HEY GIRL 9 11 15 8
Donny Osmond (MGM 14322)
10   SUGAR DADDY 12 14 20 5
Jackson Five (Motown 1194)
11   ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU 6 7 8 13
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2151)
12   CLEAN UP WOMAN 17 20 26 8
Betty Wright (Alston 4601)
13   DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE 16 19 24 9
Joe Simon (Spring 120)
14   YOU ARE EVERYTHING 15 16 19 11
Stylistics (Avco 4581)
15   AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG 10 4 4 10
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4294)
16   I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING 21 32 38 7
New Seekers (Elektra 45762)
17   IT'S ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS (YES LOVE) 20 27 37 5
Partridge Family (Bell 45,160)
18   ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW (PT. 1) 19 22 28 8
Honey Cone (Hot Wax 7110)
19   DAY AFTER DAY 29 33 42 6
Badfinger (Apple 1841)
20   HAVE YOU SEEN HER 14 9 9 12
Chi-Lites (Brunswick 55462)
21   THEME FROM 'SUMMER OF '42' 23 25 31 12
Peter Nero (Columbia 45399)
22   I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (IN PERFECT HARMONY) 26 29 33 7
Hillside Singers (Metromedia 231)
23   RESPECT YOURSELF 13 10 14 15
Staple Singers (Stax 0104)
24   NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN 40 60 -- 3  
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4299)
25   ANTICIPATION 31 40 51 6
Carly Simon (Elektra 45759)
26   HEY BIG BROTHER 28 31 35 8
Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5038)
27   NOTHING TO HIDE 25 26 32 8
Tommy James (Roulette 7114)
28   KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN' 32 34 45 7
Charley Pride (RCA Victor 74-0550)
29   HALLELUJAH 30 30 34 9
Sweathog (Columbia 45492)
30   GEORGE JACKSON 33 38 44 6
Bob Dylan (Columbia 45516)
31   WHITE LIES, BLUE EYES 34 37 41 12
Bullet (Big Tree 123)
32   ONCE YOU UNDERSTAND 45 58 88 5  
Think (Laurie 3583)
33   LEVON 43 55 73 4
Elton John (Uni 55314)
34   STONES 18 13 13 10  
Neil Diamond (Uni 55310)
35   I'M LOSING YOU 22 23 27 8  
Rod Stewart (Mercury 73244)
36   MAKE ME THE WOMAN THAT YOU GO HOME TO 42 53 62 5
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul 35091)
37   FRIENDS WITH YOU 27 28 30 10
John Denver (RCA Victor 74-0567)
38   BEHIND BLUE EYES 24 24 25 11  
Who (Decca 32888)
39   WITHOUT YOU 47 62 78 5
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0604)
40   THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS 48 50 64 7
Redbone (Epic 10749)
41   SOUR SUITE 41 43 46 7
Guess Who (RCA Victor 74-0578)
42   LOOKING FOR A LOVE 44 48 56 7
J. Geils Band (Atlantic 2844)
43   PRETTY AS YOU FEEL 35 35 36 9
Jefferson Airplane (Grunt 0500)
44   THEME FROM SHAFT 37 17 5 13
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise 9038)
45   CAN I GET A WITNESS 39 39 40 8
Lee Michaels (A&M 1303)
46   BLACK DOG 55 67 83 4
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic 2849)
47   THAT'S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT CHA 58 74 91 6  
Bobby Womack & Peace (United Artists 50847)
48   DAISY MAE 50 59 65 7
Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds (Dunhill 4296)
49   MY BOY 54 61 66 9
Richard Harris (Dunhill 4293)
50   TOGETHER LET'S FIND LOVE 61 75 -- 3  
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,170)
51   BANG A GONG 62 88 98 4  
T. Rex (Reprise 1032)
52   AN AMERICAN TRILOGY 52 46 49 10
Mickey Newbury (Elektra 45750)
53   STAY WITH ME 70 -- -- 2  
Faces (Warner Bros. 7545)
54   BABY I'M A WANT YOU 49 36 12 13
Bread (Elektra 45751)
55   SHOW ME HOW 57 65 68 9
Emotions (Volt 4066)
56   FIRE AND WATER 65 76 -- 3
Wilson Pickett (Atlantic 2852)
57   SUPERSTAR (REMEMBER HOW YOU GOT WHERE YOU ARE) 38 18 16 10  
Temptations (Gordy 7111)
58   LOVE GONNA PACK UP (AND WALK OUT) 59 66 69 5
Persuaders (Win Or Lose 220)
59   WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO 51 51 55 14
Donnie Elbert (All Platinum 2330)
60   DEVIL YOU 60 63 67 6
Stampeders (Bell 45,154)
61   NO SAD SONG 63 64 70 5
Helen Reddy (Capitol 3231)
62   DON'T SAY YOU DON'T REMEMBER 73 82 94 9  
Beverly Bremers (Scepter 12315)
63   LET IT BE 53 47 47 9
Joan Baez (Vanguard 35145)
64   TRUCKIN' 66 69 74 6
Grateful Dead (Warner Bros. 7464)
65   THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT 76 93 -- 3  
Robert John (Atlantic 2846)
66   TAKE IT SLOW (OUT IN THE COUNTRY) 67 70 79 5
Lighthouse (Evolution 1052)
67   EVERYBODY KNOWS ABOUT MY GOOD THING (PT. 1) 68 71 81 4
Little Johnny Taylor (Ronn 55)
68   ME AND BOBBY MCGEE 69 72 76 6
Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury 73248)
69   TUPELO HONEY 89 -- -- 2  
Van Morrison (Warner Bros. 7543)
70   THE HARDER I TRY (THE BLUER I GET) 74 77 84 5
Free Movement (Columbia 45512)
71   PRECIOUS AND FEW 85 100 -- 3  
Climax (Rocky Road 30055)
72   YOU MAKE YOUR OWN HEAVEN AND HELL RIGHT HERE ON EARTH 71 73 77 5
Undisputed Truth (Gordy 7112)
73   PAIN (PT. 1) 75 78 85 6
Ohio Players (Westbound 188)
74   AIN'T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW 79 85 -- 3
Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury 73255)
75   WHAT AM I LIVING FOR 81 86 -- 3
Ray Charles (ABC/TRC 11317)
76   SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS 78 83 -- 3
War (United Artists 50867)
77   CAROLYN 77 81 87 5
Merle Haggard (Capitol 3222)
78   AFTER ALL THIS TIME 80 84 89 5
Merry Clayton (Ode 66018)
79   ALL IN THE FAMILY 82 89 -- 3
Carroll O'Connor & Jean Stapleton (Atlantic 2847)
80   SON OF SHAFT 84 87 -- 3
Bar-Kays (Volt 4073)
81   FEELING ALRIGHT 83 -- -- 8
Joe Cocker (A&M 1063)
82   TIGHTROPE RIDE 64 68 72 6  
Doors (Elektra 45757)
83   SATISFACTION 87 92 -- 8
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (Tamla 54211)
84   FLOY JOY -- -- -- 1  
Supremes (Motown 1195)
85   GET DOWN 56 52 52 9  
Curtis Mayfield (Curtom 1966)
86   IF I COULD SEE THE LIGHT 91 -- -- 2
8th Day (Invictus 9107)
87   AJAX AIRLINES 88 90 -- 3
Hudson & Landry (Dore 868)
88   UNDER MY WHEELS 93 -- -- 2
Alice Cooper (Warner Bros. 7529)
89   OPEN THE DOOR (SONG FOR JUDITH) 94 -- -- 2
Judy Collins (Elektra 45755)
90   KEEP PLAYIN' THAT ROCK 'N' ROLL 92 95 -- 3
Edgar Winter's White Trash (Epic 10788)
91   JUNGLE FEVER 98 99 -- 3
Chakachas (Polydor 15030)
92   OH ME OH MY (I'M A FOOL FOR YOU BABY) -- -- -- 1  
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic 2838)
93   SO MANY PEOPLE 97 98 99 5
Chase (Epic 10806)
94   DO THE FUNKY PENGUIN (PT. 1) 90 94 100 4
Rufus Thomas (Stax 0112)
95   COME ON OVER TO MY HOUSE 95 96 -- 3
Layng Martine (Barnaby 2053)
96   ANOTHER PUFF -- -- -- 1  
Jerry Reed (RCA Victor 74-0613)
97   GET UP AND GET DOWN 99 -- -- 2
Dramatics (Volt 4071)
98   AIN'T NOBODY HOME 86 56 59 11  
B.B. King (ABC 11316)
99   JOY 100 -- -- 2
Apollo 100 (Mega 0050)
100   LOVE POTION NUMBER NINE 96 97 -- 3
Coasters (King 6385)

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:

   • "Happy Christmas-War Is Over" by John Lennon (# 36)
   • "Jingle Bells" by Singing Dogs (# 72)


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