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Saturday May 27, 1972
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending May 27, 1972



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1 I'LL TAKE YOU THERE 1 3 8 9
Staple Singers (Stax 0125)
2 OOH GIRL 4 8 11 8
Chi-Lites (Brunswick 55471)
3 LOOK WHAT YOU DONE FOR ME 3 4 7 10
Al Green (Hi 2211)
4 THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE 2 1 1 13
Roberta Flack (Atlantic 2864)
5 CANDY MAN 15 28 35 11
Sammy Davis Jr. (MGM 14320)
6 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE 9 16 21 6
Jackson Five (Motown 1199)
7 HOT ROD LINCOLN 8 17 19 10
Commander Cody (Paramount 0146)
8 ME AND JULIO DOWN BY THE SCHOOLYARD 7 10 12 9
Paul Simon (Columbia 45585)
9 WALKIN' IN THE RAIN WITH THE ONE I LOVE 16 19 26 11
Love Unlimited (Uni 55319)
10 BACK OFF BOOGALOO 10 14 16 10
Ringo Starr (Apple 1849)
11 TUMBLING DICE 19 26 32 6
Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones 19103)
12 SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS 13 13 14 23
War (United Artists 50867)
13 MORNING HAS BROKEN 18 23 27 10
Cat Stevens (A&M 1335)
14 DOCTOR MY EYES 12 15 17 12
Jackson Browne (Asylum 11004)
15 SYLVIA'S MOTHER 23 30 38 10
Dr. Hook (Columbia 45562)
16 SONG SUNG BLUE 26 34 49 5
Neil Diamond (Uni 55326)
17 LAST NIGHT I DIDN'T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL 21 24 28 10
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,195)
18 IT'S GOING TO TAKE SOME TIME 22 25 41 5
Carpenters (A&M 1351)
19 NICE TO BE WITH YOU 24 27 33 13
Gallery (Sussex 232)
20 ROCKIN' ROBIN 5 2 2 13  
Michael Jackson (Motown 1197)
21 TAXI 20 21 25 13
Harry Chapin (Elektra 45770)
22 I SAW THE LIGHT 28 37 45 9
Todd Rundgren (Bearsville 0003)
23 VINCENT 11 11 13 11  
Don McLean (United Artists 50887)
24 I GOTCHA 6 5 3 18  
Joe Tex (Dial 1010)
25 LOVE THEME FROM THE GODFATHER (SPEAK SOFTLY LOVE) 30 33 43 8
Andy Williams (Columbia 45579)
26 SMILIN' 29 35 44 7
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic 10850)
27 YOU COULD HAVE BEEN A LADY 27 29 30 11
April Wine (Big Tree 133)
28 ISN'T LIFE STRANGE 32 39 48 6
Moody Blues (Threshold 67009)
29 DIARY 34 42 51 6
Bread (Elektra 45784)
30 SOMEDAY NEVER COMES 36 43 53 5
Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy 676)
31 ASK ME WHAT YOU WANT 35 41 46 10
Millie Jackson (Spring 123)
32 I NEED YOU 53 67 -- 3  
America (Warner Bros. 7580)
33 OUTA-SPACE 40 49 63 6
Billy Preston (A&M 1320)
34 OLD MAN 39 47 58 5
Neil Young (Reprise 1084)
35 SUAVECITO 14 12 15 14  
Malo (Warner Bros. 7559)
36 ROCKET MAN 42 53 66 5
Elton John (Uni 55328)
37 TROGLODYTE (CAVE MAN) 57 69 98 4  
Jimmy Castor Bunch (RCA Victor 48-1029)
38 DADDY DON'T YOU WALK SO FAST 43 50 60 7
Wayne Newton (Chelsea 0100)
39 I'VE BEEN LONELY FOR SO LONG 45 54 65 6
Frederick Knight (Stax 0117)
40 THERE IT IS (PT. 1) 46 55 74 5
James Brown (Polydor 14125)
41 RUN RUN RUN 31 32 34 11
Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum 11003)
42 A COWBOY'S WORK IS NEVER DONE 17 7 6 15  
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2163)
43 LIVING IN A HOUSE DIVIDED 56 75 -- 3  
Cher (Kapp 2171)
44 IMMIGRATION MAN 52 62 81 4
Crosby & Nash (Atlantic 2873)
45 AUTOMATICALLY SUNSHINE 47 56 78 5
Supremes (Motown 1200)
46 LONG HAIRED LOVER FROM LIVERPOOL 48 57 77 6
Little Jimmy Osmond (MGM 14376)
47 I'M MOVIN' ON 54 65 75 7
John Kay (Dunhill 4309)
48 HOW CAN I BE SURE 58 74 -- 3
David Cassidy (Bell 45,220)
49 LIFE AND BREATH 51 61 76 5
Climax (Rocky Road 30061)
50 LEAN ON ME 59 76 84 5
Bill Withers (Sussex 235)
51 BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW 25 6 4 15  
Stylistics (Avco 4591)
52 WOMAN'S GOTTA HAVE IT 55 60 68 6
Bobby Womack (United Artists 50902)
53 WALK IN THE NIGHT 50 52 55 9
Jr. Walker & All Stars (Soul 35095)
54 I WANNA BE WHERE YOU ARE 71 -- -- 2  
Michael Jackson (Motown 1202)
55 HEARSAY 33 22 23 10  
Soul Children (Stax 0119)
56 AMAZING GRACE 64 77 -- 3
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (RCA Victor 74-0709)
57 IT DOESN'T MATTER 62 71 -- 3
Stephen Stills (Atlantic 2876)
58 YOU'RE THE MAN 69 81 -- 3  
Marvin Gaye (Tamla 54221)
59 HOT 'N' NASTY 68 79 96 5
Humble Pie (A&M 1349)
60 SUPERWOMAN (WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I NEEDED YOU) 73 -- -- 2  
Stevie Wonder (Tamla 54216)
61 THE YOUNG NEW MEXICAN PUPPETEER 66 70 83 4
Tom Jones (Parrot 40070)
62 HOW DO YOU DO? 75 78 85 5  
Mouth & Macneal (Philips 40715)
63 YOU SAID A BAD WORD 80 -- -- 2  
Joe Tex (Dial 1012)
64 POWDER BLUE MERCEDES QUEEN 77 88 -- 3  
Raiders (Columbia 45601)
65 WE'RE FREE 65 66 73 6
Beverly Bremers (Scepter 12348)
66 CAT'S EYE IN THE WINDOW 70 80 -- 3
Tommy James (Roulette 7126)
67 (IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG) I DON'T WANT TO BE RIGHT 85 -- -- 2  
Luther Ingram (KoKo 2111)
68 I GOT SOME HELP I DON'T NEED 72 73 79 6
B.B. King (ABC 11321)
69 TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW 87 -- -- 2  
Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose (United Artists 50910)
70 AIN'T THAT LOVING YOU (FOR MORE REASONS THAN ONE) 67 68 72 5
Isaac Hayes & David Porter (Enterprise 9049)
71 DAY BY DAY 89 99 -- 3  
Godspell (Bell 45,210)
72 I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU 78 87 -- 3
Jerry Butler (Mercury 73290)
73 AN AMERICAN TRILOGY 79 84 92 4
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 74-0672)
74 GUNS, GUNS, GUNS 83 -- -- 2
Guess Who (RCA Victor 74-0708)
75 FUNK FACTORY 88 -- -- 2  
Wilson Pickett (Atlantic 2878)
76 PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND -- -- -- 1  
Stylistics (Avco 4595)
77 TO GET TO YOU 84 89 90 6
Jerry Wallace (Decca 32914)
78 TAKE IT EASY 96 -- -- 2  
Eagles (Asylum 11005)
79 JUST AS LONG AS YOU NEED ME (PT. 1) 86 95 99 4
Independents (Wand 11245)
80 RIDE, SALLY, RIDE -- -- -- 1  
Dennis Coffey (Sussex 237)
81 LAYLA -- -- -- 11
Derek & The Dominos (Atco 6809)
82 RIP OFF -- -- -- 1  
Laura Lee (Hot Wax 7204)
83 SOME DAY I'LL BE A FARMER 90 -- -- 2
Melanie (Neighborhood 4204)
84 LOVE THEME FROM THE GODFATHER 91 92 97 4
Nino Rota (Paramount 0152)
85 CONQUISTADOR -- -- -- 1  
Procol Harum (A&M 1347)
86 PASS THE PEAS 92 97 -- 3
JB's (People 607)
87 GIVING UP 93 -- -- 2
Donny Hathaway (Atco 6884)
88 SCHOOL'S OUT -- -- -- 1  
Alice Cooper (Warner Bros. 7596)
89 I CAN'T TURN YOU LOOSE 95 96 -- 3
Edgar Winter's White Trash (Epic 10855)
90 GONE 97 -- -- 2
Joey Heatherton (MGM 14387)
91 WE'RE ON OUR WAY -- -- -- 1  
Chris Hodge (Apple 1850)
92 BEAUTIFUL 98 -- -- 2
Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise 1088)
93 KATE -- -- -- 1  
Johnny Cash & Tennessee Three (Columbia 45590)
94 BABY LET ME TAKE YOU (IN MY ARMS) -- -- -- 1  
Detroit Emeralds (Westbound 203)
95 DARLING BE HOME SOON -- -- -- 1  
Association (Columbia 45602)
96 TELL ME THIS IS A DREAM -- -- -- 1  
Delfonics (Philly Groove 172)
97 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME 100 -- -- 2
David T. Walker (Ode 66025)
98 FRANCENE -- -- -- 1  
ZZ Top (London 179)
99 IT'S THE SAME OLD LOVE -- -- -- 1  
Courtship (Tamla 54217)
100 AFTER MIDNIGHT -- -- -- 1  
J.J. Cale (Shelter 7321)

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