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Saturday January 15, 1972
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending January 15, 1972



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1 BRAND NEW KEY 2 3 1 13
Melanie (Neighborhood 4201)
2 AMERICAN PIE 1 2 6 8
Don McLean (United Artists 50856)
3 CHERISH 3 4 5 12
David Cassidy (Bell 45,150)
4 LET'S STAY TOGETHER 6 8 15 8
Al Green (Hi 2202)
5 SCORPIO 7 7 8 12
Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex 226)
6 SUNSHINE 8 11 12 10
Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn 8021)
7 FAMILY AFFAIR 5 5 3 12
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic 10805)
8 SUGAR DADDY 10 12 14 6
Jackson Five (Motown 1194)
9 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE 13 16 19 10
Joe Simon (Spring 120)
10 CLEAN UP WOMAN 12 17 20 9
Betty Wright (Alston 4601)
11 YOU ARE EVERYTHING 14 15 16 12
Stylistics (Avco 4581)
12 DAY AFTER DAY 19 29 33 7
Badfinger (Apple 1841)
13 I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING 16 21 32 8
New Seekers (Elektra 45762)
14 IT'S ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS (YES LOVE) 17 20 27 6
Partridge Family (Bell 45,160)
15 ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW (PT. 1) 18 19 22 9
Honey Cone (Hot Wax 7110)
16 GOT TO BE THERE 4 1 2 12  
Michael Jackson (Motown 1191)
17 I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (IN PERFECT HARMONY) 22 26 29 8
Hillside Singers (Metromedia 231)
18 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN 24 40 60 4
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4299)
19 HEY GIRL 9 9 11 9
Donny Osmond (MGM 14322)
20 ANTICIPATION 25 31 40 7
Carly Simon (Elektra 45759)
21 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG 15 10 4 11
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4294)
22 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU 11 6 7 14  
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2151)
23 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN' 28 32 34 8
Charley Pride (RCA Victor 74-0550)
24 HEY BIG BROTHER 26 28 31 9
Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5038)
25 THEME FROM 'SUMMER OF '42' 21 23 25 13
Peter Nero (Columbia 45399)
26 LEVON 33 43 55 5
Elton John (Uni 55314)
27 WHITE LIES, BLUE EYES 31 34 37 13
Bullet (Big Tree 123)
28 HALLELUJAH 29 30 30 10
Sweathog (Columbia 45492)
29 MAKE ME THE WOMAN THAT YOU GO HOME TO 36 42 53 6
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul 35091)
30 ONCE YOU UNDERSTAND 32 45 58 6
Think (Laurie 3583)
31 WITHOUT YOU 39 47 62 6
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0604)
32 RESPECT YOURSELF 23 13 10 16
Staple Singers (Stax 0104)
33 THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS 40 48 50 8
Redbone (Epic 10749)
34 BLACK DOG 46 55 67 5  
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic 2849)
35 GEORGE JACKSON 30 33 38 7
Bob Dylan (Columbia 45516)
36 THAT'S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT CHA 47 58 74 7  
Bobby Womack & Peace (United Artists 50847)
37 NOTHING TO HIDE 27 25 26 9
Tommy James (Roulette 7114)
38 HAVE YOU SEEN HER 20 14 9 13  
Chi-Lites (Brunswick 55462)
39 STONES 34 18 13 11
Neil Diamond (Uni 55310)
40 LOOKING FOR A LOVE 42 44 48 8
J. Geils Band (Atlantic 2844)
41 TOGETHER LET'S FIND LOVE 50 61 75 4
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,170)
42 I'M LOSING YOU 35 22 23 9
Rod Stewart (Mercury 73244)
43 STAY WITH ME 53 70 -- 3
Faces (Warner Bros. 7545)
44 FRIENDS WITH YOU 37 27 28 11
John Denver (RCA Victor 74-0567)
45 FIRE AND WATER 56 65 76 4  
Wilson Pickett (Atlantic 2852)
46 DAISY MAE 48 50 59 8
Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds (Dunhill 4296)
47 BEHIND BLUE EYES 38 24 24 12
Who (Decca 32888)
48 BANG A GONG 51 62 88 5
T. Rex (Reprise 1032)
49 MY BOY 49 54 61 10
Richard Harris (Dunhill 4293)
50 SHOW ME HOW 55 57 65 10
Emotions (Volt 4066)
51 DON'T SAY YOU DON'T REMEMBER 62 73 82 10  
Beverly Bremers (Scepter 12315)
52 THEME FROM SHAFT 44 37 17 14
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise 9038)
53 SOUR SUITE 41 41 43 8  
Guess Who (RCA Victor 74-0578)
54 PRETTY AS YOU FEEL 43 35 35 10  
Jefferson Airplane (Grunt 0500)
55 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT 65 76 93 4
Robert John (Atlantic 2846)
56 CAN I GET A WITNESS 45 39 39 9  
Lee Michaels (A&M 1303)
57 AN AMERICAN TRILOGY 52 52 46 11
Mickey Newbury (Elektra 45750)
58 NO SAD SONG 61 63 64 6
Helen Reddy (Capitol 3231)
59 PRECIOUS AND FEW 71 85 100 4  
Climax (Rocky Road 30055)
60 TUPELO HONEY 69 89 -- 3
Van Morrison (Warner Bros. 7543)
61 HURTING EACH OTHER -- -- -- 1  
Carpenters (A&M 1322)
62 THE HARDER I TRY (THE BLUER I GET) 70 74 77 6
Free Movement (Columbia 45512)
63 ME AND BOBBY MCGEE 68 69 72 7
Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury 73248)
64 TAKE IT SLOW (OUT IN THE COUNTRY) 66 67 70 6
Lighthouse (Evolution 1052)
65 AIN'T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW 74 79 85 4
Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury 73255)
66 TRUCKIN' 64 66 69 7
Grateful Dead (Warner Bros. 7464)
67 EVERYBODY KNOWS ABOUT MY GOOD THING (PT. 1) 67 68 71 5
Little Johnny Taylor (Ronn 55)
68 LOVE GONNA PACK UP (AND WALK OUT) 58 59 66 6
Persuaders (Win Or Lose 220)
69 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR 75 81 86 4
Ray Charles (ABC/TRC 11317)
70 SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS 76 78 83 4
War (United Artists 50867)
71 AFTER ALL THIS TIME 78 80 84 6
Merry Clayton (Ode 66018)
72 FEELING ALRIGHT 81 83 -- 9
Joe Cocker (A&M 1063)
73 SON OF SHAFT 80 84 87 4
Bar-Kays (Volt 4073)
74 FLOY JOY 84 -- -- 2
Supremes (Motown 1195)
75 BABY I'M A WANT YOU 54 49 36 14  
Bread (Elektra 45751)
76 PAIN (PT. 1) 73 75 78 7
Ohio Players (Westbound 188)
77 YOU MAKE YOUR OWN HEAVEN AND HELL RIGHT HERE ON EARTH 72 71 73 6
Undisputed Truth (Gordy 7112)
78 JUNGLE FEVER 91 98 99 4  
Chakachas (Polydor 15030)
79 SATISFACTION 83 87 92 9
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (Tamla 54211)
80 IF I COULD SEE THE LIGHT 86 91 -- 3
8th Day (Invictus 9107)
81 OH ME OH MY (I'M A FOOL FOR YOU BABY) 92 -- -- 2  
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic 2838)
82 UNDER MY WHEELS 88 93 -- 3
Alice Cooper (Warner Bros. 7529)
83 ALL IN THE FAMILY 79 82 89 4
Carroll O'Connor & Jean Stapleton (Atlantic 2847)
84 DO THE FUNKY PENGUIN (PT. 1) 94 90 94 5
Rufus Thomas (Stax 0112)
85 KEEP PLAYIN' THAT ROCK 'N' ROLL 90 92 95 4
Edgar Winter's White Trash (Epic 10788)
86 ANOTHER PUFF 96 -- -- 2
Jerry Reed (RCA Victor 74-0613)
87 OPEN THE DOOR (SONG FOR JUDITH) 89 94 -- 3
Judy Collins (Elektra 45755)
88 WE'VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN -- -- -- 1  
Addrisi Brothers (Columbia 45521)
89 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU -- -- -- 1  
English Congregation (Atco 6865)
90 AJAX AIRLINES 87 88 90 4
Hudson & Landry (Dore 868)
91 JOY 99 100 -- 3
Apollo 100 (Mega 0050)
92 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT -- -- -- 1  
Detroit Emeralds (Westbound 192)
93 COME ON OVER TO MY HOUSE 95 95 96 4
Layng Martine (Barnaby 2053)
94 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW -- -- -- 1  
Roberta Flack (Atlantic 2851)
95 DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER -- -- -- 1  
Shirley Bassey (United Artists 50845)
96 GET UP AND GET DOWN 97 99 -- 3
Dramatics (Volt 4071)
97 BABY WON'T YOU LET ME ROCK 'N ROLL YOU -- -- -- 1  
Ten Years After (Columbia 45530)
98 MOVE 'EM OUT -- -- -- 1  
Delaney & Bonnie (Atco 6866)
99 WAY BACK HOME -- -- 91 5
Jr. Walker & All Stars (Soul 35090)
100 FOOTSTOMPIN' MUSIC -- -- -- 1  
Grand Funk (Capitol 3255)

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:

   • "Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)" by Temptations (# 57)
   • "Where Did Our Love Go" by Donnie Elbert (# 59)
   • "Devil You" by Stampeders (# 60)
   • "Let It Be" by Joan Baez (# 63)
   • "Carolyn" by Merle Haggard (# 77)
   • "Tightrope Ride" by Doors (# 82)
   • "Get Down" by Curtis Mayfield (# 85)
   • "So Many People" by Chase (# 93)
   • "Ain't Nobody Home" by B.B. King (# 98)
   • "Love Potion Number Nine" by Coasters (#100)


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