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



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1   ROCKIN' ROBIN 4 5 11 7
Michael Jackson (Motown 1197)
2   THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE 5 14 33 7
Roberta Flack (Atlantic 2864)
3   A HORSE WITH NO NAME 1 1 1 9
America (Warner Bros. 7555)
4   IN THE RAIN 6 7 10 9
Dramatics (Volt 4075)
5   I GOTCHA 7 8 14 12
Joe Tex (Dial 1010)
6   HEART OF GOLD 2 2 2 12
Neil Young (Reprise 1065)
7   PUPPY LOVE 3 3 3 9
Donny Osmond (MGM 14367)
8   BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW 13 17 22 9
Stylistics (Avco 4591)
9   A COWBOY'S WORK IS NEVER DONE 14 16 21 9
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2163)
10   DAY DREAMING 11 18 32 6
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic 2866)
11   MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION 8 4 4 11
Paul Simon (Columbia 45547)
12   ROUNDABOUT 16 20 27 11
Yes (Atlantic 2854)
13   FAMILY OF MAN 21 35 54 4
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4306)
14   TAURUS 19 22 26 10
Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex 233)
15   JUNGLE FEVER 9 6 7 17
Chakachas (Polydor 15030)
16   THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF 20 23 30 9
Honey Cone (Hot Wax 7113)
17   THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT 10 9 5 17
Robert John (Atlantic 2846)
18   LOOK WHAT YOU DONE FOR ME 38 53 73 4  
Al Green (Hi 2211)
19   EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE 23 25 31 12
Bobby Vinton (Epic 10822)
20   SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS 25 28 35 17
War (United Artists 50867)
21   VINCENT 26 32 45 5
Don McLean (United Artists 50887)
22   ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY 12 12 13 11
B.J. Thomas (Scepter 12344)
23   DO YOUR THING 24 29 36 9
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise 9042)
24   BACK OFF BOOGALOO 36 49 65 4  
Ringo Starr (Apple 1849)
25   JUMP INTO THE FIRE 30 41 53 5
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0673)
26   HEARTBROKEN BOPPER 27 34 41 7
Guess Who (RCA Victor 74-0659)
27   DOCTOR MY EYES 31 38 49 6
Jackson Browne (Asylum 11004)
28   BABY BLUE 33 43 60 5
Badfinger (Apple 1844)
29   TAKE A LOOK AROUND 28 30 34 9
Temptations (Gordy 7115)
30   SUAVECITO 37 47 59 8
Malo (Warner Bros. 7559)
31   THE WAY OF LOVE 15 10 9 13  
Cher (Kapp 2158)
32   TINY DANCER 29 31 38 7
Elton John (Uni 55318)
33   WITHOUT YOU 17 11 6 19  
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0604)
34   SON OF MY FATHER 34 37 40 9
Giorgio (Dunhill 4304)
35   AM I LOSING YOU 44 57 84 4
Partridge Family (Bell 45,200)
36   COULD IT BE FOREVER 18 15 16 10  
David Cassidy (Bell 45,187)
37   TAXI 46 60 71 7
Harry Chapin (Elektra 45770)
38   GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH 40 51 57 6
Wings (Apple 1847)
39   GLORY BOUND 22 24 25 10  
Grass Roots (Dunhill 4302)
40   ME AND JULIO DOWN BY THE SCHOOLYARD 52 74 -- 3  
Paul Simon (Columbia 45585)
41   KING HEROIN 32 33 37 8
James Brown (Polydor 14116)
42   HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT 51 62 78 4
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul 35094)
43   ROCK AND ROLL 47 56 67 6
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic 2865)
44   I'LL TAKE YOU THERE 67 77 -- 3  
Staple Singers (Stax 0125)
45   LET'S STAY TOGETHER 48 52 56 5
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise 9045)
46   BE MY LOVER 54 64 76 5
Alice Cooper (Warner Bros. 7568)
47   LAST NIGHT I DIDN'T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL 56 67 77 4
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,195)
48   CRAZY MAMA 35 36 39 9  
J.J. Cale (Shelter 7314)
49   HEARSAY 61 70 80 4  
Soul Children (Stax 0119)
50   YOU COULD HAVE BEEN A LADY 59 69 79 5
April Wine (Big Tree 133)
51   WAKING UP ALONE 53 59 66 10
Paul Williams (A&M 1325)
52   LAY-AWAY 62 72 81 5
Isley Brothers (T-Neck 934)
53   NICE TO BE WITH YOU 55 61 72 7
Gallery (Sussex 232)
54   MORNING HAS BROKEN 63 75 86 4
Cat Stevens (A&M 1335)
55   AFRO-STRUT 39 42 48 8  
Nite-Liters (RCA Victor 74-0591)
56   RUN RUN RUN 64 73 82 5
Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum 11003)
57   I HAD IT ALL THE TIME 66 76 85 4
Tyrone Davis (Dakar 4501)
58   CHANTILLY LACE 60 66 75 6
Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury 73273)
59   POOL OF BAD LUCK 68 78 88 4
Joe Simon (Spring 124)
60   HOT ROD LINCOLN 70 81 98 4
Commander Cody (Paramount 0146)
61   DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER 41 13 8 13  
Osmonds (MGM 14324)
62   YOU ARE THE ONE 71 83 87 6
Sugar Bears (Big Tree 122)
63   MISTER CAN'T YOU SEE 72 85 97 4
Buffy Sainte-Marie (Vanguard 35151)
64   YOU WERE MADE FOR ME 73 84 94 6
Luther Ingram (KoKo 2110)
65   EVERYTHING GOOD IS BAD 74 80 -- 3
100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax 7202)
66   WE'VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN 43 21 15 14  
Addrisi Brothers (Columbia 45521)
67   IKO IKO 80 89 -- 3  
Dr. John (Atco 6882)
68   LOUISIANA 65 65 68 7
Mike Kennedy (ABC 11309)
69   CANDY MAN 78 87 92 5
Sammy Davis Jr. (MGM 14320)
70   OOH GIRL 88 -- -- 2  
Chi-Lites (Brunswick 55471)
71   SYLVIA'S MOTHER 81 92 -- 4
Dr. Hook (Columbia 45562)
72   LEGEND IN YOUR OWN TIME 75 79 90 4
Carly Simon (Elektra 45774)
73   EVERYTHING I OWN 42 19 12 13  
Bread (Elektra 45765)
74   ASK ME WHAT YOU WANT 79 90 95 4
Millie Jackson (Spring 123)
75   TOO BEAUTIFUL TO LAST 77 82 -- 3
Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot 40069)
76   WALK IN THE NIGHT 85 98 -- 3
Jr. Walker & All Stars (Soul 35095)
77   PRECIOUS AND FEW 45 27 19 17  
Climax (Rocky Road 30055)
78   JUBILATION 82 86 96 4
Paul Anka (Buddah 294)
79   I SAW THE LIGHT 90 97 -- 3  
Todd Rundgren (Bearsville 0003)
80   WALKIN' IN THE RAIN WITH THE ONE I LOVE 83 88 93 5
Love Unlimited (Uni 55319)
81   SMILIN' -- -- -- 1  
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic 10850)
82   SIMPLE SONG OF FREEDOM 84 91 99 4
Buckwheat (London 176)
83   WHAT'D I SAY -- -- -- 1  
Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5043)
84   MONEY RUNNER 86 94 -- 5
Quincy Jones (Reprise 1062)
85   SING A SONG 89 96 -- 3
David Clayton-Thomas (Columbia 45569)
86   DOING MY OWN THING (PT. 1) 91 99 -- 3
Johnnie Taylor (Stax 0122)
87   TELEGRAM SAM -- -- -- 1  
T. Rex (Reprise 1078)
88   LOVE THEME FROM THE GODFATHER (SPEAK SOFTLY LOVE) 92 -- -- 2
Andy Williams (Columbia 45579)
89   CHANGES 95 -- -- 2
David Bowie (RCA Victor 74-0605)
90   HOME IS WHERE THE HATRED IS 94 100 -- 3
Esther Phillips (Kudu 904)
91   LOVE'S STREET AND FOOL'S ROAD -- -- -- 1  
Solomon Burke (MGM 14353)
92   NUTROCKER 97 93 -- 3
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Cotillion 44151)
93   DADDY DON'T YOU WALK SO FAST -- -- -- 1  
Wayne Newton (Chelsea 0100)
94   JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU) 96 -- -- 2
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists 50890)
95   UPSETTER -- -- -- 1  
Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol 3316)
96   TAOS NEW MEXICO 100 -- -- 2
R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth 5041)
97   DARLING BABY 98 -- -- 3
Jackie Moore (Atlantic 2861)
98   I'M MOVIN' ON -- -- -- 1  
John Kay (Dunhill 4309)
99   IF YOU LOVE ME LIKE YOU SAY YOU LOVE ME -- -- -- 1  
Betty Wright (Alston 4609)
100   AMERIKAN MUSIC -- -- -- 1  
Steve Alaimo (Entrance 7507)

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:

   • "Hurting Each Other" by Carpenters (# 49)
   • "Bang A Gong" by T. Rex (# 50)
   • "No One To Depend On" by Santana (# 57)
   • "Runnin' Away" by Sly & The Family Stone (# 58)
   • "Josie" by Kris Kristofferson (# 69)
   • "Ain't Understanding Mellow" by Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager (# 76)
   • "American Pie" by Don McLean (# 87)
   • "Since I Fell For You" by Laura Lee (# 93)
   • "Thank God For You Baby" by PG&E (# 99)


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