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Monday May 15, 1972
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending May 13, 1972



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1   THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE 1 1 1 11
Roberta Flack (Atlantic 2864)
2   ROCKIN' ROBIN 2 2 2 11
Michael Jackson (Motown 1197)
3   I'LL TAKE YOU THERE 8 10 14 7
Staple Singers (Stax 0125)
4   LOOK WHAT YOU DONE FOR ME 7 9 12 8
Al Green (Hi 2211)
5   I GOTCHA 3 3 4 16
Joe Tex (Dial 1010)
6   BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW 4 5 6 13
Stylistics (Avco 4591)
7   A COWBOY'S WORK IS NEVER DONE 6 7 8 13
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2163)
8   OOH GIRL 11 13 34 6
Chi-Lites (Brunswick 55471)
9   BABY BLUE 9 14 16 9
Badfinger (Apple 1844)
10   ME AND JULIO DOWN BY THE SCHOOLYARD 12 20 29 7
Paul Simon (Columbia 45585)
11   VINCENT 13 15 17 9
Don McLean (United Artists 50887)
12   SUAVECITO 15 17 20 12
Malo (Warner Bros. 7559)
13   SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS 14 16 19 21
War (United Artists 50867)
14   BACK OFF BOOGALOO 16 18 21 8
Ringo Starr (Apple 1849)
15   DOCTOR MY EYES 17 19 22 10
Jackson Browne (Asylum 11004)
16   LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE 21 29 47 4
Jackson Five (Motown 1199)
17   HOT ROD LINCOLN 19 23 37 8
Commander Cody (Paramount 0146)
18   DAY DREAMING 5 6 7 10  
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic 2866)
19   WALKIN' IN THE RAIN WITH THE ONE I LOVE 26 31 48 9
Love Unlimited (Uni 55319)
20   FAMILY OF MAN 10 11 11 8
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4306)
21   TAXI 25 26 31 11
Harry Chapin (Elektra 45770)
22   HEARSAY 23 25 36 8
Soul Children (Stax 0119)
23   MORNING HAS BROKEN 27 34 45 8
Cat Stevens (A&M 1335)
24   LAST NIGHT I DIDN'T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL 28 33 40 8
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,195)
25   IT'S GOING TO TAKE SOME TIME 41 55 -- 3  
Carpenters (A&M 1351)
26   TUMBLING DICE 32 46 73 4
Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones 19103)
27   NICE TO BE WITH YOU 33 39 44 11
Gallery (Sussex 232)
28   CANDY MAN 35 44 55 9
Sammy Davis Jr. (MGM 14320)
29   YOU COULD HAVE BEEN A LADY 30 35 41 9
April Wine (Big Tree 133)
30   SYLVIA'S MOTHER 38 48 62 8
Dr. Hook (Columbia 45562)
31   IN THE RAIN 18 4 3 13  
Dramatics (Volt 4075)
32   RUN RUN RUN 34 43 51 9
Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum 11003)
33   LOVE THEME FROM THE GODFATHER (SPEAK SOFTLY LOVE) 43 51 60 6
Andy Williams (Columbia 45579)
34   SONG SUNG BLUE 49 63 -- 3  
Neil Diamond (Uni 55326)
35   SMILIN' 44 53 69 5
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic 10850)
36   LAY-AWAY 37 38 43 9
Isley Brothers (T-Neck 934)
37   I SAW THE LIGHT 45 52 66 7
Todd Rundgren (Bearsville 0003)
38   YOU ARE THE ONE 42 50 52 10
Sugar Bears (Big Tree 122)
39   ISN'T LIFE STRANGE 48 60 70 4
Moody Blues (Threshold 67009)
40   MISTER CAN'T YOU SEE 40 41 53 8
Buffy Sainte-Marie (Vanguard 35151)
41   ASK ME WHAT YOU WANT 46 56 64 8
Millie Jackson (Spring 123)
42   DIARY 51 65 76 4
Bread (Elektra 45784)
43   SOMEDAY NEVER COMES 53 67 -- 3
Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy 676)
44   A HORSE WITH NO NAME 20 8 5 13  
America (Warner Bros. 7555)
45   JUMP INTO THE FIRE 22 22 23 9  
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0673)
46   EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE 24 24 18 16  
Bobby Vinton (Epic 10822)
47   OLD MAN 58 70 -- 3  
Neil Young (Reprise 1084)
48   AM I LOSING YOU 31 32 32 8  
Partridge Family (Bell 45,200)
49   OUTA-SPACE 63 77 86 4  
Billy Preston (A&M 1320)
50   DADDY DON'T YOU WALK SO FAST 60 71 80 5
Wayne Newton (Chelsea 0100)
51   EVERYTHING GOOD IS BAD 54 58 61 7
100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax 7202)
52   WALK IN THE NIGHT 55 59 63 7
Jr. Walker & All Stars (Soul 35095)
53   ROCKET MAN 66 81 -- 3  
Elton John (Uni 55328)
54   I'VE BEEN LONELY FOR SO LONG 65 80 89 4  
Frederick Knight (Stax 0117)
55   THERE IT IS (PT. 1) 74 87 -- 3  
James Brown (Polydor 14125)
56   AUTOMATICALLY SUNSHINE 78 89 -- 3  
Supremes (Motown 1200)
57   LONG HAIRED LOVER FROM LIVERPOOL 77 82 88 4  
Little Jimmy Osmond (MGM 14376)
58   JUBILATION 64 69 74 8
Paul Anka (Buddah 294)
59   CHANGES 67 74 79 6
David Bowie (RCA Victor 74-0605)
60   WOMAN'S GOTTA HAVE IT 68 73 83 4
Bobby Womack (United Artists 50902)
61   LIFE AND BREATH 76 88 -- 3  
Climax (Rocky Road 30061)
62   IMMIGRATION MAN 81 -- -- 2  
Crosby & Nash (Atlantic 2873)
63   DOING MY OWN THING (PT. 1) 70 75 81 7
Johnnie Taylor (Stax 0122)
64   TELEGRAM SAM 71 78 82 5
T. Rex (Reprise 1078)
65   I'M MOVIN' ON 75 86 92 5
John Kay (Dunhill 4309)
66   WE'RE FREE 73 79 85 4
Beverly Bremers (Scepter 12348)
67   I NEED YOU -- -- -- 1  
America (Warner Bros. 7580)
68   AIN'T THAT LOVING YOU (FOR MORE REASONS THAN ONE) 72 84 -- 3
Isaac Hayes & David Porter (Enterprise 9049)
69   TROGLODYTE (CAVE MAN) 98 -- -- 2  
Jimmy Castor Bunch (RCA Victor 48-1029)
70   THE YOUNG NEW MEXICAN PUPPETEER 83 -- -- 2  
Tom Jones (Parrot 40070)
71   IT DOESN'T MATTER -- -- -- 1  
Stephen Stills (Atlantic 2876)
72   AIN'T WASTING TIME NO MORE 80 -- -- 2
Allman Brothers (Capricorn 0003)
73   I GOT SOME HELP I DON'T NEED 79 85 96 4
B.B. King (ABC 11321)
74   HOW CAN I BE SURE -- -- -- 1  
David Cassidy (Bell 45,220)
75   LIVING IN A HOUSE DIVIDED -- -- -- 1  
Cher (Kapp 2171)
76   LEAN ON ME 84 90 -- 3
Bill Withers (Sussex 235)
77   AMAZING GRACE -- -- -- 1  
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (RCA Victor 74-0709)
78   HOW DO YOU DO? 85 100 -- 3
Mouth & Macneal (Philips 40715)
79   HOT 'N' NASTY 96 99 -- 3  
Humble Pie (A&M 1349)
80   CAT'S EYE IN THE WINDOW -- -- -- 1  
Tommy James (Roulette 7126)
81   YOU'RE THE MAN -- -- -- 1  
Marvin Gaye (Tamla 54221)
82   UPSETTER 88 94 95 5
Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol 3316)
83   VAHEVALA 89 96 100 4
Loggins & Messina (Columbia 45550)
84   AN AMERICAN TRILOGY 92 -- -- 2
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 74-0672)
85   SPEAK SOFTLY LOVE 91 -- -- 2
Al Martino (Capitol 3313)
86   HOME IS WHERE THE HATRED IS 87 92 87 7
Esther Phillips (Kudu 904)
87   I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU -- -- -- 1  
Jerry Butler (Mercury 73290)
88   POWDER BLUE MERCEDES QUEEN -- -- -- 1  
Raiders (Columbia 45601)
89   TO GET TO YOU 90 93 99 4
Jerry Wallace (Decca 32914)
90   DON'T WANT TO SAY GOODBYE 93 95 -- 3
Raspberries (Capitol 3280)
91   AIN'T THAT PECULIAR -- -- -- 1  
Fanny (Reprise 1080)
92   LOVE THEME FROM THE GODFATHER 97 -- -- 2
Nino Rota (Paramount 0152)
93   PUT IT WHERE YOU WANT IT -- -- -- 1  
Crusaders (Blue Thumb 208)
94   QUESTIONS -- -- -- 1  
Bang (Capitol 3304)
95   JUST AS LONG AS YOU NEED ME (PT. 1) 99 -- -- 2
Independents (Wand 11245)
96   I CAN'T TURN YOU LOOSE -- -- -- 1  
Edgar Winter's White Trash (Epic 10855)
97   PASS THE PEAS -- -- -- 1  
JB's (People 607)
98   AMERIKAN MUSIC 100 -- 94 4
Steve Alaimo (Entrance 7507)
99   DAY BY DAY -- -- -- 1  
Godspell (Bell 45,210)
100   YOU AND I 95 97 -- 3
Black Ivory (Today 1508)

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:

   • "Heart Of Gold" by Neil Young (# 29)
   • "Roundabout" by Yes (# 36)
   • "Be My Lover" by Alice Cooper (# 39)
   • "Puppy Love" by Donny Osmond (# 47)
   • "Help Me Make It Through The Night" by Gladys Knight & The Pips (# 50)
   • "Iko Iko" by Dr. John (# 52)
   • "Taurus" by Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band (# 56)
   • "Pool Of Bad Luck" by Joe Simon (# 57)
   • "Mother And Child Reunion" by Paul Simon (# 59)
   • "Legend In Your Own Time" by Carly Simon (# 61)
   • "You Were Made For Me" by Luther Ingram (# 62)
   • "Simple Song Of Freedom" by Buckwheat (# 69)
   • "Love's Street And Fool's Road" by Solomon Burke (# 82)
   • "Beg, Steal Or Borrow" by New Seekers (# 86)
   • "Soulsville" by Isaac Hayes (# 94)


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