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Sunday April 16, 1972
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Cashbox Top Albums
Week Ending April 15, 1972



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1 AMERICA 2 2 2 9
America (WB BS 2576)
2 HARVEST 1 1 1 7
Neil Young (Reprise MS 2032)
3 PAUL SIMON 3 3 4 9
Paul Simon (Columbia KC 30750)
4 NILSSON SCHMILSSON 4 4 6 17
Nilsson (RCA LSP-4515)
5 EAT A PEACH 13 20 26 5
Allman Brothers (Capricorn 2CP 0102)
6 BABY I'M A WANT YOU 7 7 8 11
Bread (Elektra EKS-75015)
7 FRAGILE 5 5 5 13
Yes (Atlantic SD 7211)
8 AMERICAN PIE 8 6 3 21
Don McLean (United Artists UAS-5535)
9 MUSIC 6 8 7 19
Carole King (Ode SP-77013)
10 LET'S STAY TOGETHER 10 11 11 10
Al Green (Hi SHL 32070)
11 THE CONCERT FOR BANGLADESH 9 9 9 14
Various Artists (Apple STCX 3385)
12 MALO 16 16 19 10
Malo (WB BS 2584)
13 YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK 14 14 13 9
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic SD 7213)
14 HOT ROCKS 1964-1971 11 10 10 15
Rolling Stones (London 2PS 606/7)
15 BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS GREATEST HITS 17 19 21 6
Blood, Sweat & Tears (Columbia KC 31170)
16 HENDRIX IN THE WEST 12 13 18 6
Jimi Hendrix (Reprise MS 2049)
17 FIRST TAKE 43 60 -- 3  
Roberta Flack (Atlantic SD 8230)
18 LIVE 19 31 40 5
Donny Hathaway (Atco SD 33-386)
19 THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY SHOPPING BAG 29 56 68 4
Partridge Family (Bell 6072)
20 GOT TO BE THERE 20 21 22 10
Michael Jackson (Motown M 747L)
21 THE STYLISTICS 21 22 24 18
Stylistics (Avco AV 33023)
22 FM & AM 22 23 34 7
George Carlin (Little David LD 7214)
23 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU 25 35 39 7
Sonny & Cher (Kapp KRS-5560)
24 SMOKIN' 39 63 74 4  
Humble Pie (A&M SP-4342)
25 CHERISH 15 12 12 10
David Cassidy (Bell 6070)
26 LIVE CREAM, VOLUME II 36 87 -- 3
Cream (Atco SD 7005)
27 STRAIGHT SHOOTER 34 44 50 5
James Gang (ABC ABCX 741)
28 LED ZEPPELIN IV 18 15 14 21
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic SD 7208)
29 PHASE III 23 18 15 12
Osmonds (MGM 1SE-4796)
30 THE LOW SPARK OF HIGH HEELED BOYS 27 27 25 19
Traffic (Island ILPS 9180)
31 ROCKIN' 33 43 47 6
Guess Who (RCA LSP 4602)
32 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET 24 17 17 12
Dramatics (Volt VOS-6018)
33 TAPESTRY 26 28 31 53
Carole King (Ode SP-77009)
34 ELECTRIC WARRIOR 31 26 28 11
T. Rex (Reprise RS 6466)
35 TEASER AND THE FIRECAT 28 24 16 27
Cat Stevens (A&M SP-4313)
36 JACKSON FIVE'S GREATEST HITS 37 32 23 17
Jackson 5 (Motown M 741L)
37 QUIET FIRE 32 37 37 20
Roberta Flack (Atlantic SD 1594)
38 ALL DAY MUSIC 41 40 41 21
War (United Artists UAS 5546)
39 KILLER 30 29 32 19
Alice Cooper (WB BS 2567)
40 L.A. MIDNIGHT 44 47 51 7
B.B. King (ABC ABCX 743)
41 CABARET 45 50 61 6
Original Film Soundtrack (ABC ABCD 752)
42 DON QUIXOTE 56 72 81 5  
Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise MS 2056)
43 A CLOCKWORK ORANGE 46 46 48 10
Original Film Soundtrack (WB BS 2573)
44 BE ALTITUDE: RESPECT YOURSELF 54 64 93 4
Staple Singers (Stax STS 3002)
45 MADMAN ACROSS THE WATER 40 42 38 21
Elton John (UNI 2-93120)
46 BORDER LORD 47 53 64 6
Kris Kristofferson (Monument KZ 31302)
47 PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION 38 25 20 13
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Cotillion SMAS 94286)
48 SOLID ROCK 35 38 30 12  
Temptations (Gordy GS 901)
49 HELLBOUND TRAIN 63 76 89 4  
Savoy Brown (London XPAS 71052)
50 BURGERS 58 67 77 4
Hot Tuna (Grunt FTR 1004)
51 BOB DYLAN'S GREATEST HITS VOLUME II 61 54 46 19
Bob Dylan (Columbia KG 31120)
52 CHEECH & CHONG 42 30 29 19
Cheech & Chong (Ode SP 77010)
53 THE CARPENTERS 52 49 54 46
Carpenters (A&M SP-3502)
54 FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 55 57 57 26
Original Film Soundtrack (United Artists UAS 10900)
55 A NOD IS AS GOOD AS A WINK. . . TO A BLIND HORSE 50 39 27 18
Faces (WB BS 2574)
56 CHICAGO AT CARNEGIE HALL 48 45 45 23
Chicago (Columbia C4X 30865)
57 ELVIS NOW 53 41 43 8
Elvis Presley (RCA LSP 4671)
58 AND THAT'S THE TRUTH 69 80 91 4  
Lily Tomlin (Polydor PD 5023)
59 WOYAYA 51 34 36 9
Osibisa (Decca DL 75327)
60 SPACE AND FIRST TAKES 66 70 80 4
Lee Michaels (A&M SP-4336)
61 ROADWORK 75 -- -- 2  
Edgar Winter's White Trash (Epic KEG 31249)
62 HEADKEEPER 64 66 71 6
Dave Mason (Blue Thumb BTS 34)
63 JOY 65 75 85 4
Apollo 100 (Mega M 31-1010)
64 STRAIGHT UP 49 33 33 16  
Badfinger (Apple SW-3387)
65 BOBBY SHERMAN'S GREATEST HITS, VOL. 1 59 74 83 4
Bobby Sherman (Metromedia MD 1048)
66 E. PLURIBUS FUNK 62 55 60 20
Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol SW 853)
67 BLACK MOSES 60 51 55 19
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise ENS 2-5003)
68 ANTICIPATION 67 61 59 20
Carly Simon (Elektra EKS-75016)
69 GARCIA 57 36 35 11  
Jerry Garcia (WB BS 2582)
70 SATURATE BEFORE USING 74 77 88 5
Jackson Browne (Asylum SD 5051)
71 HARMONY 68 59 53 27
Three Dog Night (ABC/Dunhill DSX 50108)
72 DIONNE 70 65 52 11
Dionne Warwick (WB BS 2585)
73 THE GODFATHER -- -- -- 1  
Original Film Soundtrack (Paramount PAS-1003)
74 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE 80 91 -- 3
Joe Simon (Spring SPR 5702)
75 GATHER ME 71 52 42 25
Melanie (Neighborhood NRS-47001)
76 THE BEST OF CHARLEY PRIDE, VOL II 94 100 -- 3  
Charley Pride (RCA LSP 4682)
77 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT 78 79 82 8
Detroit Emeralds (Westbound WB 2013)
78 SUMMER OF '42 76 68 56 18
Peter Nero (Columbia C 31105)
79 INNER CITY BLUES 72 48 49 12
Grover Washington, Jr. (Kudu KU 03)
80 LOVE THEME FROM "THE GODFATHER" -- -- -- 1  
Andy Williams (Columbia KC 31303)
81 HISTORIC FIGURES AND ANCIENT HEADS 84 94 -- 3
Canned Heat (United Artists UAS 5557)
82 JAMMING WITH EDWARD 73 58 44 10
Various Artists (Rolling Stones COC 39100)
83 SANTANA III 82 62 62 27
Santana (Columbia KC 30595)
84 JO JO GUNNE 87 90 -- 3
Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum SD 5053)
85 CRUSADERS 1 88 92 98 4
Crusaders (Blue Thumb BTS 6001)
86 RARE EARTH IN CONCERT 77 71 63 16
Rare Earth (Rare Earth R 534D)
87 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR 85 83 66 75
Original Broadway Soundtrack (Decca DXSA 7206)
88 MARK-ALMOND II 81 78 70 11
Mark-Almond (Blue Thumb BTS 32)
89 CRY -- -- -- 1  
Lynn Anderson (Columbia KC 31316)
90 TEA FOR THE TILLERMAN 86 85 73 63
Cat Stevens (A&M SP-4280)
91 EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY 90 81 69 44
Rod Stewart (Mercury SRM-1-609)
92 STANDING OVATION 95 96 65 14
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul S 736L)
93 DEAR FRIENDS 89 88 87 6
Firesign Theatre (Columbia KG 31099)
94 INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY -- -- -- 1  
Fifth Dimension (Bell 6073)
95 WILD LIFE 93 84 72 17
Wings (Apple SW 3386)
96 KEEP THE FAITH 96 95 92 7
Black Oak Arkansas (Atco SD 33-381)
97 SHAFT 97 99 86 36
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise ENS-2-5002)
98 THERE'S A RIOT GOIN' ON 91 82 75 23
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic KE 30986)
99 REVOLUTION OF THE MIND 92 89 76 17
James Brown (Polydor PD 3003)
100 OH HOW WE DANCED -- -- -- 1  
Jim Capaldi (Island SW 9314)

designates a album that was up more than 10 spots this week
designates a album that was down more than 10 spots this week

designates a album that entered the chart this week

Albums which dropped out of the Top 100 this week:

   • "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing" by Ray Conniff & The Singers (# 79)
   • "Weird Scenes Inside The Gold Mine" by Doors (# 83)
   • "Message From A Drum" by Redbone (# 98)
   • "Stones" by Neil Diamond (# 99)
   • "To You With Love, Donny" by Donny Osmond (#100)


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