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Wednesday March 8, 1972
. . . where the 1970s live forever!

Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending March 4, 1972



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1   WITHOUT YOU 2 3 6 13
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0604)
2   HURTING EACH OTHER 3 4 7 8
Carpenters (A&M 1322)
3   DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER 5 7 9 7
Osmonds (MGM 14324)
4   THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT 6 15 23 11
Robert John (Atlantic 2846)
5   PRECIOUS AND FEW 1 2 4 11
Climax (Rocky Road 30055)
6   JOY 7 8 14 10
Apollo 100 (Mega 0050)
7   EVERYTHING I OWN 8 13 19 7
Bread (Elektra 45765)
8   SWEET SEASONS 9 12 15 7
Carole King (Ode 66022)
9   HEART OF GOLD 11 18 39 6
Neil Young (Reprise 1065)
10   LET'S STAY TOGETHER 4 1 1 15
Al Green (Hi 2202)
11   MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION 13 33 48 5
Paul Simon (Columbia 45547)
12   RUNNIN' AWAY 14 32 45 5
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic 10829)
13   AMERICAN PIE 12 6 2 15
Don McLean (United Artists 50856)
14   STAY WITH ME 10 10 11 10
Faces (Warner Bros. 7545)
15   MY WORLD 18 21 27 7
Bee Gees (Atco 6871)
16   DON'T SAY YOU DON'T REMEMBER 17 20 24 17
Beverly Bremers (Scepter 12315)
17   FLOY JOY 19 22 35 9
Supremes (Motown 1195)
18   THE WAY OF LOVE 22 27 32 7
Cher (Kapp 2158)
19   BANG A GONG 21 26 31 12
T. Rex (Reprise 1032)
20   A HORSE WITH NO NAME 39 73 -- 3  
America (Warner Bros. 7555)
21   JUNGLE FEVER 26 34 42 11
Chakachas (Polydor 15030)
22   RING THE LIVING BELL 24 29 33 7
Melanie (Neighborhood 4202)
23   ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY 36 45 56 5  
B.J. Thomas (Scepter 12344)
24   I CAN'T HELP MYSELF (SUGAR PIE, HONEY BUNCH) 29 39 49 7
Donnie Elbert (Avco 4587)
25   THE NICKEL SONG 27 31 36 7
Melanie (Buddah 268)
26   NO ONE TO DEPEND ON 33 40 53 5
Santana (Columbia 45552)
27   WE'VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN 31 38 47 8
Addrisi Brothers (Columbia 45521)
28   AIN'T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW 34 37 40 11
Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury 73255)
29   NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN 15 5 5 11  
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4299)
30   SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU 35 42 51 8
English Congregation (Atco 6865)
31   UNTIL IT'S TIME FOR YOU TO GO 32 35 37 7
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 74-0619)
32   COULD IT BE FOREVER 40 53 67 4
David Cassidy (Bell 45,187)
33   PUPPY LOVE 41 63 -- 3
Donny Osmond (MGM 14367)
34   COUNTRY WINE 28 28 30 7
Raiders (Columbia 45535)
35   I GOTCHA 43 50 60 6
Joe Tex (Dial 1010)
36   YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT 38 43 52 8
Detroit Emeralds (Westbound 192)
37   NOW RUN AND TELL THAT 44 51 63 7
Denise LaSalle (Westbound 201)
38   GLORY BOUND 45 54 65 4
Grass Roots (Dunhill 4302)
39   TALKING LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING (PT. 1) 30 30 43 6
James Brown (Polydor 14109)
40   FOOTSTOMPIN' MUSIC 42 44 46 8
Grand Funk (Capitol 3255)
41   HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS 47 56 66 5
Rod Stewart (Mercury 73031)
42   BLACK DOG 16 9 13 12  
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic 2849)
43   SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS 46 49 50 11
War (United Artists 50867)
44   TAURUS 54 66 85 4
Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex 233)
45   ROUNDABOUT 49 59 71 5
Yes (Atlantic 2854)
46   A COWBOY'S WORK IS NEVER DONE 63 79 -- 3  
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2163)
47   ANTICIPATION 23 11 10 14  
Carly Simon (Elektra 45759)
48   LOVE ME, LOVE ME LOVE 57 67 81 7
Frank Mills (Sunflower 118)
49   DO YOUR THING 58 69 -- 3
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise 9042)
50   FIRE AND WATER 20 17 18 11  
Wilson Pickett (Atlantic 2852)
51   IN THE RAIN 74 87 -- 3  
Dramatics (Volt 4075)
52   EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE 61 71 82 6
Bobby Vinton (Epic 10822)
53   TOGETHER AGAIN 56 60 72 4
Bobby Sherman (Metromedia 240)
54   DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER 59 65 70 8
Shirley Bassey (United Artists 50845)
55   TAKE A LOOK AROUND 66 82 -- 3  
Temptations (Gordy 7115)
56   GIMME SOME MORE 62 62 68 6
JB's (People 602)
57   BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW 68 78 -- 3  
Stylistics (Avco 4591)
58   TELL 'EM WILLIE BOY'S A'COMIN' 60 64 74 4
Tommy James (Roulette 7119)
59   BRIAN'S SONG 64 74 80 7
Michel LeGrand (Bell 45,171)
60   KING HEROIN 70 -- -- 2
James Brown (Polydor 14116)
61   THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF 72 85 -- 3  
Honey Cone (Hot Wax 7113)
62   CRAZY MAMA 73 83 -- 3  
J.J. Cale (Shelter 7314)
63   ROCKIN' ROBIN -- -- -- 1  
Michael Jackson (Motown 1197)
64   TOGETHER LET'S FIND LOVE 25 24 26 11  
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,170)
65   MR. PENGUIN (PT. 1) 71 76 83 6
Lunar Funk (Bell 45,172)
66   SINCE I FELL FOR YOU 77 -- -- 2  
Laura Lee (Hot Wax 7201)
67   IRON MAN 69 75 97 5
Black Sabbath (Warner Bros. 7530)
68   TINY DANCER -- -- -- 1  
Elton John (Uni 55318)
69   SON OF MY FATHER 79 89 -- 3
Giorgio (Dunhill 4304)
70   GOIN' DOWN (ON THE ROAD TO L.A.) 76 88 90 5
Terry Black & Laurel Ward (Kama Sutra 540)
71   HEARTBROKEN BOPPER -- -- -- 1  
Guess Who (RCA Victor 74-0659)
72   AFRO-STRUT 88 -- -- 2  
Nite-Liters (RCA Victor 74-0591)
73   WE'RE TOGETHER 80 84 88 4
Hillside Singers (Metromedia 241)
74   GOOD FRIENDS? 81 86 89 4
Poppy Family (London 172)
75   CHEER 82 98 100 4
Potliquor (Janus 179)
76   DO WHAT YOU SET OUT TO DO 85 97 -- 3
Bobby Bland (Duke 472)
77   WHITE LIES 84 92 94 4
Grin (Spindizzy 4005)
78   UP IN HEAH 97 100 -- 3  
Ike & Tina Turner (United Artists 50881)
79   THAT'S WHAT LOVE WILL MAKE YOU DO 86 91 93 4
Little Milton (Stax 0111)
80   SWEET SIXTEEN -- -- -- 1  
B.B. King (ABC 11319)
81   WILLPOWER WEAK, TEMPTATION STRONG 87 93 -- 3
Bullet (Big Tree 131)
82   IT'S ALL UP TO YOU 89 -- -- 2
Dells (Cadet 5689)
83   IN AND OUT OF MY LIFE 90 94 95 5
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas (Gordy 7113)
84   IF WE ONLY HAVE LOVE -- -- -- 1  
Dionne Warwick (Warner Bros. 7560)
85   JULIANNA -- -- -- 1  
Five Man Electrical Band (Lionel 3224)
86   NICE TO BE WITH YOU -- -- -- 1  
Gallery (Sussex 232)
87   WAKING UP ALONE 92 95 99 4
Paul Williams (A&M 1325)
88   WE GOT TO HAVE PEACE -- -- -- 1  
Curtis Mayfield (Curtom 1968)
89   YOU WERE MADE FOR ME -- -- -- 1  
Luther Ingram (KoKo 2110)
90   SUAVECITO 91 -- -- 2
Malo (Warner Bros. 7559)
91   SON OF MY FATHER 94 -- -- 2
Chicory (Epic 10837)
92   LOUISIANA -- -- -- 1  
Mike Kennedy (ABC 11309)
93   YOU AND ME TOGETHER FOREVER 95 99 -- 3
Freddie North (Mankind 12009)
94   (OH LORD WON'T YOU BUY ME A) MERCEDES BENZ 100 -- -- 2
Goose Creek Symphony (Capitol 3246)
95   ALL HIS CHILDREN -- -- -- 1  
Charley Pride with Henry Mancini (RCA Victor 74-0624)
96   (LOVE ME) LOVE THE LIFE I LEAD 96 -- -- 2
Fantastics (Bell 45,157)
97   TAXI -- -- -- 1  
Harry Chapin (Elektra 45770)
98   ONE WAY SUNDAY 99 -- -- 2
Mark-Almond (Blue Thumb 206)
99   KEEP ON DOIN' WHAT YOU'RE DOIN' -- -- -- 1  
Bobby Byrd (BrownStone 4205)
100   THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE -- -- -- 1  
Roberta Flack (Atlantic 2864)

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:

   • "Day After Day" by Badfinger (# 37)
   • "The Witch Queen Of New Orleans" by Redbone (# 48)
   • "Feeling Alright" by Joe Cocker (# 50)
   • "Runaway / Happy Together" by Dawn (# 51)
   • "Sugar Daddy" by Jackson Five (# 52)
   • "Sunshine" by Jonathan Edwards (# 53)
   • "That's The Way I Feel About Cha" by Bobby Womack & Peace (# 55)
   • "Clean Up Woman" by Betty Wright (# 65)
   • "Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'" by Charley Pride (# 67)
   • "Brand New Key" by Melanie (# 78)
   • "Breaking Up Somebody's Home" by Ann Peebles (# 83)
   • "His Song Shall Be Sung" by Lou Rawls (# 93)
   • "Thank God For You Baby" by PG&E (# 98)


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