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Tuesday May 16, 1972
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Cashbox Top Albums
Week Ending May 13, 1972



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1 FIRST TAKE 1 3 8 7
Roberta Flack (Atlantic SD 8230)
2 HARVEST 3 2 2 11
Neil Young (Reprise MS 2032)
3 AMERICA 2 1 1 13
America (WB BS 2576)
4 PAUL SIMON 4 4 3 13
Paul Simon (Columbia KC 30750)
5 FRAGILE 6 6 6 17
Yes (Atlantic SD 7211)
6 EAT A PEACH 5 5 5 9
Allman Brothers (Capricorn 2CP 0102)
7 NILSSON SCHMILSSON 7 7 4 21
Nilsson (RCA LSP-4515)
8 MALO 9 10 12 14
Malo (WB BS 2584)
9 LET'S STAY TOGETHER 10 9 10 14
Al Green (Hi SHL 32070)
10 BABY I'M A WANT YOU 8 8 7 15
Bread (Elektra EKS-75015)
11 GRAHAM NASH / DAVID CROSBY 30 43 68 4  
Graham Nash / David Crosby (Atlantic SD 7220)
12 ALL I EVER NEED IS YOU 13 17 18 11
Sonny & Cher (Kapp KRS-5560)
13 YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK 15 14 15 13
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic SD 7213)
14 GOT TO BE THERE 16 18 21 14
Michael Jackson (Motown M 747L)
15 SMOKIN' 17 22 23 8
Humble Pie (A&M SP-4342)
16 THE CONCERT FOR BANGLADESH 11 13 11 18
Various Artists (Apple STCX 3385)
17 FM & AM 14 15 16 11
George Carlin (Little David LD 7214)
18 AMERICAN PIE 18 12 9 25
Don McLean (United Artists UAS-5535)
19 LIVE 22 19 19 9
Donny Hathaway (Atco SD 33-386)
20 MUSIC 12 11 13 23
Carole King (Ode SP-77013)
21 THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY SHOPPING BAG 19 16 17 8
Partridge Family (Bell 6072)
22 BE ALTITUDE: RESPECT YOURSELF 25 26 33 8
Staple Singers (Stax STS 3002)
23 TAPESTRY 24 25 30 57
Carole King (Ode SP-77009)
24 MACHINE HEAD 28 30 -- 3
Deep Purple (WB BS 2607)
25 LIVE CREAM, VOLUME II 23 23 24 7
Cream (Atco SD 7005)
26 ALL DAY MUSIC 29 31 34 25
War (United Artists UAS 5546)
27 BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS GREATEST HITS 21 20 14 10
Blood, Sweat & Tears (Columbia KC 31170)
28 THE GODFATHER 31 36 44 5
Original Film Soundtrack (Paramount PAS-1003)
29 MARDI GRAS 40 67 -- 3  
Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy 9404)
30 MANASSAS 69 99 -- 3  
Stephen Stills / Manassas (Atlantic SD 2-903)
31 WHATCHA SEE IS WHATCHA GET 33 34 36 16
Dramatics (Volt VOS-6018)
32 BURGERS 32 33 46 8
Hot Tuna (Grunt FTR 1004)
33 STRAIGHT SHOOTER 26 27 27 9
James Gang (ABC ABCX 741)
34 LOVE THEME FROM "THE GODFATHER" 38 45 62 5
Andy Williams (Columbia KC 31303)
35 ROADWORK 37 37 50 6
Edgar Winter's White Trash (Epic KEG 31249)
36 MARK, DON & MEL 1969-71 -- -- -- 1  
Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol SABB-11042)
37 HISTORY OF ERIC CLAPTON 46 79 -- 3
Eric Clapton (Atco SD 2-803)
38 AND THAT'S THE TRUTH 39 40 49 8
Lily Tomlin (Polydor PD 5023)
39 JOPLIN IN CONCERT -- -- -- 1  
Janis Joplin (Columbia C2X 31160)
40 CABARET 41 39 40 10
Original Film Soundtrack (ABC ABCD 752)
41 A LONELY MAN 80 92 -- 3  
Chi-Lites (Brunswick BL 754179)
42 HOT ROCKS 1964-1971 20 24 22 19  
Rolling Stones (London 2PS 606/7)
43 ROBERTA FLACK & DONNY HATHAWAY 95 -- -- 2  
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway (Atlantic SD 7216)
44 CHEECH & CHONG 43 46 47 23
Cheech & Chong (Ode SP 77010)
45 QUIET FIRE 44 35 38 24
Roberta Flack (Atlantic SD 1594)
46 SATURATE BEFORE USING 50 54 60 9
Jackson Browne (Asylum SD 5051)
47 HENDRIX IN THE WEST 27 21 20 10  
Jimi Hendrix (Reprise MS 2049)
48 HELLBOUND TRAIN 51 44 45 8
Savoy Brown (London XPAS 71052)
49 TEASER AND THE FIRECAT 42 41 41 31
Cat Stevens (A&M SP-4313)
50 SHAFT 73 83 90 40  
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise ENS-2-5002)
51 A CLOCKWORK ORANGE 55 57 51 14
Original Film Soundtrack (WB BS 2573)
52 I GOTCHA 76 -- -- 2  
Joe Tex (Dial DL 602)
53 THE STYLISTICS 35 28 25 22  
Stylistics (Avco AV 33023)
54 LED ZEPPELIN IV 34 32 26 25  
Led Zeppelin (Atlantic SD 7208)
55 JACKSON FIVE'S GREATEST HITS 36 29 31 21  
Jackson 5 (Motown M 741L)
56 PHASE III 45 38 29 16  
Osmonds (MGM 1SE-4796)
57 THE BEST OF CHARLEY PRIDE, VOL II 47 50 64 7
Charley Pride (RCA LSP 4682)
58 FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 49 51 52 30
Original Film Soundtrack (United Artists UAS 10900)
59 JO JO GUNNE 61 68 72 7
Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum SD 5053)
60 BLACK MOSES 64 63 66 23
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise ENS 2-5003)
61 MUSIC OF MY MIND 71 82 93 4
Stevie Wonder (Tamla T7-314R1)
62 DON QUIXOTE 48 49 39 9  
Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise MS 2056)
63 INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY 67 70 81 5
Fifth Dimension (Bell 6073)
64 ENNEA 66 78 89 4
Chase (Epic KE 31097)
65 MADMAN ACROSS THE WATER 52 52 53 25  
Elton John (UNI 2-93120)
66 KILLER 54 48 35 23  
Alice Cooper (WB BS 2567)
67 GODSPELL 70 81 91 14
Original Cast Recording (Bell 1102)
68 CHERISH 53 55 28 14  
David Cassidy (Bell 6070)
69 STRAIGHT UP 60 59 61 20
Badfinger (Apple SW-3387)
70 HE TOUCHED ME 75 86 -- 3
Elvis Presley (RCA LSP 4690)
71 SPACE AND FIRST TAKES 56 56 55 8  
Lee Michaels (A&M SP-4336)
72 HEADKEEPER 58 58 58 10  
Dave Mason (Blue Thumb BTS 34)
73 D&B TOGETHER 78 89 -- 3
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends (Columbia KC 31377)
74 BORDER LORD 59 42 43 10  
Kris Kristofferson (Monument KZ 31302)
75 BOBBY SHERMAN'S GREATEST HITS, VOL. 1 57 47 48 8  
Bobby Sherman (Metromedia MD 1048)
76 ALVIN LEE AND COMPANY 88 -- -- 2  
Ten Years After (Deram XDES 18064)
77 HISTORIC FIGURES AND ANCIENT HEADS 72 72 75 7
Canned Heat (United Artists UAS 5557)
78 CRUSADERS 1 77 80 83 8
Crusaders (Blue Thumb BTS 6001)
79 KINK KRONIKLES 83 -- -- 2
Kinks (Reprise RS 6454)
80 THE LOW SPARK OF HIGH HEELED BOYS 63 53 32 23  
Traffic (Island ILPS 9180)
81 THE CARPENTERS 62 60 63 50  
Carpenters (A&M SP-3502)
82 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE 65 69 69 7  
Joe Simon (Spring SPR 5702)
83 OZONE 89 -- -- 11
Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen (Paramount PAS 6017)
84 BARE TREES -- -- -- 1  
Fleetwood Mac (Reprise MS 2080)
85 BOB DYLAN'S GREATEST HITS VOLUME II 68 73 73 23  
Bob Dylan (Columbia KG 31120)
86 L.A. MIDNIGHT 79 66 56 11
B.B. King (ABC ABCX 743)
87 SITTIN' IN 92 -- -- 2
Loggins And Messina (Columbia C 31044)
88 PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION 81 61 54 17
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Cotillion SMAS 94286)
89 POWERGLIDE -- -- -- 1  
New Riders Of The Purple Sage (Columbia KC 31284)
90 SOLID ROCK 82 62 57 16
Temptations (Gordy GS 901)
91 CRY 74 77 78 5  
Lynn Anderson (Columbia KC 31316)
92 ELECTRIC WARRIOR 84 64 42 15
T. Rex (Reprise RS 6466)
93 A MESSAGE FROM THE PEOPLE -- -- -- 1  
Ray Charles (ABC ABCX 755)
94 SANTANA III 90 75 79 31
Santana (Columbia KC 30595)
95 HEADS & TAILS -- -- -- 1  
Harry Chapin (Elektra EKS-75023)
96 EV'RY DAY OF MY LIFE 98 -- -- 2
Bobby Vinton (Epic KE 31286)
97 SAMMY DAVIS JR., NOW -- -- -- 1  
Sammy Davis Jr. (MGM SE 4832)
98 CHICAGO AT CARNEGIE HALL 87 74 65 27  
Chicago (Columbia C4X 30865)
99 JOY 86 71 59 8  
Apollo 100 (Mega M 31-1010)
100 TEA FOR THE TILLERMAN 94 84 84 67
Cat Stevens (A&M SP-4280)

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:

   • "Rockin'" by Guess Who (# 85)
   • "Rare Earth In Concert" by Rare Earth (# 91)
   • "Jesus Christ Superstar" by Original Broadway Soundtrack (# 93)
   • "Brian's Song" by Michel Legrand (# 96)
   • "Anticipation" by Carly Simon (# 97)
   • "Harmony" by Three Dog Night (# 99)
   • "Feedback" by Spirit (#100)


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