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Sunday April 23, 1972
. . . where the 1970s live forever!

Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending April 22, 1972



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1   THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE 2 5 14 8
Roberta Flack (Atlantic 2864)
2   ROCKIN' ROBIN 1 4 5 8
Michael Jackson (Motown 1197)
3   IN THE RAIN 4 6 7 10
Dramatics (Volt 4075)
4   I GOTCHA 5 7 8 13
Joe Tex (Dial 1010)
5   A HORSE WITH NO NAME 3 1 1 10
America (Warner Bros. 7555)
6   BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW 8 13 17 10
Stylistics (Avco 4591)
7   DAY DREAMING 10 11 18 7
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic 2866)
8   A COWBOY'S WORK IS NEVER DONE 9 14 16 10
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2163)
9   HEART OF GOLD 6 2 2 13
Neil Young (Reprise 1065)
10   ROUNDABOUT 12 16 20 12
Yes (Atlantic 2854)
11   FAMILY OF MAN 13 21 35 5
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4306)
12   LOOK WHAT YOU DONE FOR ME 18 38 53 5
Al Green (Hi 2211)
13   TAURUS 14 19 22 11
Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex 233)
14   I'LL TAKE YOU THERE 44 67 77 4  
Staple Singers (Stax 0125)
15   THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF 16 20 23 10
Honey Cone (Hot Wax 7113)
16   BABY BLUE 28 33 43 6  
Badfinger (Apple 1844)
17   VINCENT 21 26 32 6
Don McLean (United Artists 50887)
18   EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE 19 23 25 13
Bobby Vinton (Epic 10822)
19   SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS 20 25 28 18
War (United Artists 50867)
20   SUAVECITO 30 37 47 9
Malo (Warner Bros. 7559)
21   BACK OFF BOOGALOO 24 36 49 5
Ringo Starr (Apple 1849)
22   DOCTOR MY EYES 27 31 38 7
Jackson Browne (Asylum 11004)
23   JUMP INTO THE FIRE 25 30 41 6
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0673)
24   PUPPY LOVE 7 3 3 10  
Donny Osmond (MGM 14367)
25   MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION 11 8 4 12  
Paul Simon (Columbia 45547)
26   DO YOUR THING 23 24 29 10
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise 9042)
27   JUNGLE FEVER 15 9 6 18  
Chakachas (Polydor 15030)
28   THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT 17 10 9 18  
Robert John (Atlantic 2846)
29   ME AND JULIO DOWN BY THE SCHOOLYARD 40 52 74 4  
Paul Simon (Columbia 45585)
30   ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY 22 12 12 12
B.J. Thomas (Scepter 12344)
31   TAXI 37 46 60 8
Harry Chapin (Elektra 45770)
32   AM I LOSING YOU 35 44 57 5
Partridge Family (Bell 45,200)
33   HEARTBROKEN BOPPER 26 27 34 8
Guess Who (RCA Victor 74-0659)
34   OOH GIRL 70 88 -- 3  
Chi-Lites (Brunswick 55471)
35   TAKE A LOOK AROUND 29 28 30 10
Temptations (Gordy 7115)
36   HEARSAY 49 61 70 5  
Soul Children (Stax 0119)
37   HOT ROD LINCOLN 60 70 81 5  
Commander Cody (Paramount 0146)
38   HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT 42 51 62 5
Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul 35094)
39   BE MY LOVER 46 54 64 6
Alice Cooper (Warner Bros. 7568)
40   LAST NIGHT I DIDN'T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL 47 56 67 5
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,195)
41   YOU COULD HAVE BEEN A LADY 50 59 69 6
April Wine (Big Tree 133)
42   ROCK AND ROLL 43 47 56 7
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic 2865)
43   LAY-AWAY 52 62 72 6
Isley Brothers (T-Neck 934)
44   NICE TO BE WITH YOU 53 55 61 8
Gallery (Sussex 232)
45   MORNING HAS BROKEN 54 63 75 5
Cat Stevens (A&M 1335)
46   THE WAY OF LOVE 31 15 10 14  
Cher (Kapp 2158)
47   LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE -- -- -- 1  
Jackson Five (Motown 1199)
48   WALKIN' IN THE RAIN WITH THE ONE I LOVE 80 83 88 6  
Love Unlimited (Uni 55319)
49   GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH 38 40 51 7  
Wings (Apple 1847)
50   POOL OF BAD LUCK 59 68 78 5
Joe Simon (Spring 124)
51   RUN RUN RUN 56 64 73 6
Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum 11003)
52   YOU ARE THE ONE 62 71 83 7
Sugar Bears (Big Tree 122)
53   MISTER CAN'T YOU SEE 63 72 85 5
Buffy Sainte-Marie (Vanguard 35151)
54   I HAD IT ALL THE TIME 57 66 76 5
Tyrone Davis (Dakar 4501)
55   CANDY MAN 69 78 87 6  
Sammy Davis Jr. (MGM 14320)
56   CHANTILLY LACE 58 60 66 7
Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury 73273)
57   LET'S STAY TOGETHER 45 48 52 6  
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise 9045)
58   IKO IKO 67 80 89 4
Dr. John (Atco 6882)
59   YOU WERE MADE FOR ME 64 73 84 7
Luther Ingram (KoKo 2110)
60   LOVE THEME FROM THE GODFATHER (SPEAK SOFTLY LOVE) 88 92 -- 3  
Andy Williams (Columbia 45579)
61   EVERYTHING GOOD IS BAD 65 74 80 4
100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax 7202)
62   SYLVIA'S MOTHER 71 81 92 5
Dr. Hook (Columbia 45562)
63   WALK IN THE NIGHT 76 85 98 4  
Jr. Walker & All Stars (Soul 35095)
64   ASK ME WHAT YOU WANT 74 79 90 5
Millie Jackson (Spring 123)
65   CRAZY MAMA 48 35 36 10  
J.J. Cale (Shelter 7314)
66   I SAW THE LIGHT 79 90 97 4  
Todd Rundgren (Bearsville 0003)
67   LEGEND IN YOUR OWN TIME 72 75 79 5
Carly Simon (Elektra 45774)
68   SON OF MY FATHER 34 34 37 10  
Giorgio (Dunhill 4304)
69   SMILIN' 81 -- -- 2  
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic 10850)
70   ISN'T LIFE STRANGE -- -- -- 1  
Moody Blues (Threshold 67009)
71   COULD IT BE FOREVER 36 18 15 11  
David Cassidy (Bell 45,187)
72   KING HEROIN 41 32 33 9  
James Brown (Polydor 14116)
73   TUMBLING DICE -- -- -- 1  
Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones 19103)
74   JUBILATION 78 82 86 5
Paul Anka (Buddah 294)
75   TOO BEAUTIFUL TO LAST 75 77 82 4
Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot 40069)
76   DIARY -- -- -- 1  
Bread (Elektra 45784)
77   SIMPLE SONG OF FREEDOM 82 84 91 5
Buckwheat (London 176)
78   WHAT'D I SAY 83 -- -- 2
Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5043)
79   CHANGES 89 95 -- 3
David Bowie (RCA Victor 74-0605)
80   DADDY DON'T YOU WALK SO FAST 93 -- -- 2  
Wayne Newton (Chelsea 0100)
81   DOING MY OWN THING (PT. 1) 86 91 99 4
Johnnie Taylor (Stax 0122)
82   TELEGRAM SAM 87 -- -- 2
T. Rex (Reprise 1078)
83   WOMAN'S GOTTA HAVE IT -- -- -- 1  
Bobby Womack (United Artists 50902)
84   LOVE'S STREET AND FOOL'S ROAD 91 -- -- 2
Solomon Burke (MGM 14353)
85   WE'RE FREE -- -- -- 1  
Beverly Bremers (Scepter 12348)
86   OUTA-SPACE -- -- -- 1  
Billy Preston (A&M 1320)
87   HOME IS WHERE THE HATRED IS 90 94 100 4
Esther Phillips (Kudu 904)
88   LONG HAIRED LOVER FROM LIVERPOOL -- -- -- 1  
Little Jimmy Osmond (MGM 14376)
89   I'VE BEEN LONELY FOR SO LONG -- -- -- 1  
Frederick Knight (Stax 0117)
90   TAOS NEW MEXICO 96 100 -- 3
R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth 5041)
91   JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU) 94 96 -- 3
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists 50890)
92   I'M MOVIN' ON 98 -- -- 2
John Kay (Dunhill 4309)
93   MENDELSSOHN'S 4TH (SECOND MOVEMENT) -- -- -- 1  
Apollo 100 (Mega 0069)
94   AMERIKAN MUSIC 100 -- -- 2
Steve Alaimo (Entrance 7507)
95   UPSETTER 95 -- -- 2
Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol 3316)
96   I GOT SOME HELP I DON'T NEED -- -- -- 1  
B.B. King (ABC 11321)
97   BEG, STEAL OR BORROW -- -- -- 1  
New Seekers (Elektra 45780)
98   IF YOU LOVE ME LIKE YOU SAY YOU LOVE ME 99 -- -- 2
Betty Wright (Alston 4609)
99   TO GET TO YOU -- -- -- 1  
Jerry Wallace (Decca 32914)
100   VAHEVALA -- -- -- 1  
Loggins & Messina (Columbia 45550)

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:

   • "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John (# 32)
   • "Without You" by Nilsson (# 33)
   • "Glory Bound" by Grass Roots (# 39)
   • "Waking Up Alone" by Paul Williams (# 51)
   • "Afro-Strut" by Nite-Liters (# 55)
   • "Down By The Lazy River" by Osmonds (# 61)
   • "We've Got To Get It On Again" by Addrisi Brothers (# 66)
   • "Louisiana" by Mike Kennedy (# 68)
   • "Everything I Own" by Bread (# 73)
   • "Precious And Few" by Climax (# 77)
   • "Money Runner" by Quincy Jones (# 84)
   • "Sing A Song" by David Clayton-Thomas (# 85)
   • "Nutrocker" by Emerson, Lake & Palmer (# 92)
   • "Darling Baby" by Jackie Moore (# 97)


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