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Sunday January 23, 1972
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending January 22, 1972



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1 AMERICAN PIE 2 1 2 9
Don McLean (United Artists 50856)
2 BRAND NEW KEY 1 2 3 14
Melanie (Neighborhood 4201)
3 LET'S STAY TOGETHER 4 6 8 9
Al Green (Hi 2202)
4 SCORPIO 5 7 7 13
Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex 226)
5 SUNSHINE 6 8 11 11
Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn 8021)
6 DAY AFTER DAY 12 19 29 8
Badfinger (Apple 1841)
7 CLEAN UP WOMAN 10 12 17 10
Betty Wright (Alston 4601)
8 SUGAR DADDY 8 10 12 7
Jackson Five (Motown 1194)
9 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE 9 13 16 11
Joe Simon (Spring 120)
10 YOU ARE EVERYTHING 11 14 15 13
Stylistics (Avco 4581)
11 I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING 13 16 21 9
New Seekers (Elektra 45762)
12 CHERISH 3 3 4 13
David Cassidy (Bell 45,150)
13 IT'S ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS (YES LOVE) 14 17 20 7
Partridge Family (Bell 45,160)
14 ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW (PT. 1) 15 18 19 10
Honey Cone (Hot Wax 7110)
15 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN 18 24 40 5
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4299)
16 I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (IN PERFECT HARMONY) 17 22 26 9
Hillside Singers (Metromedia 231)
17 FAMILY AFFAIR 7 5 5 13
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic 10805)
18 ANTICIPATION 20 25 31 8
Carly Simon (Elektra 45759)
19 HEY GIRL 19 9 9 10
Donny Osmond (MGM 14322)
20 GOT TO BE THERE 16 4 1 13
Michael Jackson (Motown 1191)
21 LEVON 26 33 43 6
Elton John (Uni 55314)
22 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG 21 15 10 12
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4294)
23 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN' 23 28 32 9
Charley Pride (RCA Victor 74-0550)
24 HEY BIG BROTHER 24 26 28 10
Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5038)
25 WHITE LIES, BLUE EYES 27 31 34 14
Bullet (Big Tree 123)
26 MAKE ME THE WOMAN THAT YOU GO HOME TO 29 36 42 7
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul 35091)
27 WITHOUT YOU 31 39 47 7
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0604)
28 THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS 33 40 48 9
Redbone (Epic 10749)
29 ONCE YOU UNDERSTAND 30 32 45 7
Think (Laurie 3583)
30 BLACK DOG 34 46 55 6
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic 2849)
31 THAT'S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT CHA 36 47 58 8
Bobby Womack & Peace (United Artists 50847)
32 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU 22 11 6 15
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2151)
33 STAY WITH ME 43 53 70 4
Faces (Warner Bros. 7545)
34 PRECIOUS AND FEW 59 71 85 5  
Climax (Rocky Road 30055)
35 RESPECT YOURSELF 32 23 13 17
Staple Singers (Stax 0104)
36 FIRE AND WATER 45 56 65 5
Wilson Pickett (Atlantic 2852)
37 HALLELUJAH 28 29 30 11
Sweathog (Columbia 45492)
38 TOGETHER LET'S FIND LOVE 41 50 61 5
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,170)
39 LOOKING FOR A LOVE 40 42 44 9
J. Geils Band (Atlantic 2844)
40 DON'T SAY YOU DON'T REMEMBER 51 62 73 11  
Beverly Bremers (Scepter 12315)
41 GEORGE JACKSON 35 30 33 8
Bob Dylan (Columbia 45516)
42 HURTING EACH OTHER 61 -- -- 2  
Carpenters (A&M 1322)
43 DAISY MAE 46 48 50 9
Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds (Dunhill 4296)
44 BANG A GONG 48 51 62 6
T. Rex (Reprise 1032)
45 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT 55 65 76 5
Robert John (Atlantic 2846)
46 MY BOY 49 49 54 11
Richard Harris (Dunhill 4293)
47 SHOW ME HOW 50 55 57 11
Emotions (Volt 4066)
48 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER -- -- -- 1  
Osmonds (MGM 14324)
49 TUPELO HONEY 60 69 89 4  
Van Morrison (Warner Bros. 7543)
50 MY WORLD -- -- -- 1  
Bee Gees (Atco 6871)
51 THE HARDER I TRY (THE BLUER I GET) 62 70 74 7  
Free Movement (Columbia 45512)
52 SWEET SEASONS -- -- -- 1  
Carole King (Ode 66022)
53 COUNTRY WINE -- -- -- 1  
Raiders (Columbia 45535)
54 EVERYTHING I OWN -- -- -- 1  
Bread (Elektra 45765)
55 RING THE LIVING BELL -- -- -- 1  
Melanie (Neighborhood 4202)
56 NO SAD SONG 58 61 63 7
Helen Reddy (Capitol 3231)
57 THE WAY OF LOVE -- -- -- 1  
Cher (Kapp 2158)
58 UNTIL IT'S TIME FOR YOU TO GO -- -- -- 1  
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 74-0619)
59 THE NICKEL SONG -- -- -- 1  
Melanie (Buddah 268)
60 AIN'T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW 65 74 79 5
Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury 73255)
61 FEELING ALRIGHT 72 81 83 10  
Joe Cocker (A&M 1063)
62 RUNAWAY / HAPPY TOGETHER -- -- -- 1  
Dawn (Bell 45,175)
63 TAKE IT SLOW (OUT IN THE COUNTRY) 64 66 67 7
Lighthouse (Evolution 1052)
64 FLOY JOY 74 84 -- 3
Supremes (Motown 1195)
65 LOVE GONNA PACK UP (AND WALK OUT) 68 58 59 7
Persuaders (Win Or Lose 220)
66 EVERYBODY KNOWS ABOUT MY GOOD THING (PT. 1) 67 67 68 6
Little Johnny Taylor (Ronn 55)
67 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR 69 75 81 5
Ray Charles (ABC/TRC 11317)
68 JUNGLE FEVER 78 91 98 5
Chakachas (Polydor 15030)
69 SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS 70 76 78 5
War (United Artists 50867)
70 SON OF SHAFT 73 80 84 5
Bar-Kays (Volt 4073)
71 OH ME OH MY (I'M A FOOL FOR YOU BABY) 81 92 -- 3
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic 2838)
72 KEEP PLAYIN' THAT ROCK 'N' ROLL 85 90 92 5  
Edgar Winter's White Trash (Epic 10788)
73 PAIN (PT. 1) 76 73 75 8
Ohio Players (Westbound 188)
74 FOOTSTOMPIN' MUSIC 100 -- -- 2  
Grand Funk (Capitol 3255)
75 JOY 91 99 100 4  
Apollo 100 (Mega 0050)
76 WE'VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN 88 -- -- 2  
Addrisi Brothers (Columbia 45521)
77 UNDER MY WHEELS 82 88 93 4
Alice Cooper (Warner Bros. 7529)
78 IF I COULD SEE THE LIGHT 80 86 91 4
8th Day (Invictus 9107)
79 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU 89 -- -- 2
English Congregation (Atco 6865)
80 DO THE FUNKY PENGUIN (PT. 1) 84 94 90 6
Rufus Thomas (Stax 0112)
81 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT 92 -- -- 2  
Detroit Emeralds (Westbound 192)
82 ANOTHER PUFF 86 96 -- 3
Jerry Reed (RCA Victor 74-0613)
83 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW 94 -- -- 2  
Roberta Flack (Atlantic 2851)
84 ME AND BOBBY MCGEE 63 68 69 8  
Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury 73248)
85 OPEN THE DOOR (SONG FOR JUDITH) 87 89 94 4
Judy Collins (Elektra 45755)
86 NOW RUN AND TELL THAT -- -- -- 1  
Denise LaSalle (Westbound 201)
87 AJAX AIRLINES 90 87 88 5
Hudson & Landry (Dore 868)
88 DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER 95 -- -- 2
Shirley Bassey (United Artists 50845)
89 ALL IN THE FAMILY 83 79 82 5
Carroll O'Connor & Jean Stapleton (Atlantic 2847)
90 BABY WON'T YOU LET ME ROCK 'N ROLL YOU 97 -- -- 2
Ten Years After (Columbia 45530)
91 GET UP AND GET DOWN 96 97 99 4
Dramatics (Volt 4071)
92 LONESOME MARY -- -- -- 1  
Chilliwack (A&M 1310)
93 SWEET BABY -- -- -- 1  
Donnie Elbert (All Platinum 2333)
94 BRIAN'S SONG -- -- -- 1  
Michel LeGrand (Bell 45,171)
95 LOVE ME, LOVE ME LOVE -- -- -- 1  
Frank Mills (Sunflower 118)
96 MOVE 'EM OUT 98 -- -- 2
Delaney & Bonnie (Atco 6866)
97 ROCK 'N ROLL -- -- -- 1  
Detroit (Paramount 0133)
98 I CAN'T HELP MYSELF (SUGAR PIE, HONEY BUNCH) -- -- -- 1  
Donnie Elbert (Avco 4587)
99 NUMBER WONDERFUL -- -- -- 3
Rock Flowers (Wheel 0032)
100 FIVE HUNDRED MILES -- -- -- 6
Heaven Bound with Tony Scotti (MGM 14314)

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:

   • "Theme From 'Summer Of '42'" by Peter Nero (# 25)
   • "Nothing To Hide" by Tommy James (# 37)
   • "Have You Seen Her" by Chi-Lites (# 38)
   • "Stones" by Neil Diamond (# 39)
   • "I'm Losing You" by Rod Stewart (# 42)
   • "Friends With You" by John Denver (# 44)
   • "Behind Blue Eyes" by Who (# 47)
   • "Theme From Shaft" by Isaac Hayes (# 52)
   • "Sour Suite" by Guess Who (# 53)
   • "Pretty As You Feel" by Jefferson Airplane (# 54)
   • "Can I Get A Witness" by Lee Michaels (# 56)
   • "An American Trilogy" by Mickey Newbury (# 57)
   • "Truckin'" by Grateful Dead (# 66)
   • "After All This Time" by Merry Clayton (# 71)
   • "Baby I'm A Want You" by Bread (# 75)
   • "You Make Your Own Heaven And Hell Right Here On Earth" by Undisputed Truth (# 77)
   • "Satisfaction" by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (# 79)
   • "Come On Over To My House" by Layng Martine (# 93)
   • "Way Back Home" by Jr. Walker & All Stars (# 99)


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