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Tuesday September 5, 1972
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending September 2, 1972



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1   BRANDY 2 2 2 13
Looking Glass (Epic 10874)
2   ALONE AGAIN NATURALLY 1 1 1 12
Gilbert O'Sullivan (MAM 3619)
3   I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU 3 4 9 10
Al Green (Hi 2216)
4   LONG COOL WOMAN 4 5 8 12
Hollies (Epic 10871)
5   HOLD YOUR HEAD UP 6 10 14 14
Argent (Epic 10852)
6   BACK STABBERS 7 19 24 9
O'Jays (Philadelphia Int'l 3517)
7   GOODBYE TO LOVE 8 12 17 9
Carpenters (A&M 1367)
8   THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE U.S.A. 9 9 11 14
Donna Fargo (Dot 17409)
9   YOU DON'T MESS AROUND WITH JIM 10 11 13 11
Jim Croce (ABC 11328)
10   ROCK & ROLL, PART 2 11 17 22 8
Gary Glitter (Bell 45,237)
11   BABY DON'T GET HOOKED ON ME 13 34 40 10
Mac Davis (Columbia 45618)
12   COCONUT 12 18 21 14
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0718)
13   BLACK AND WHITE 18 25 48 6
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4317)
14   GUITAR MAN 17 23 30 7
Bread (Elektra 45803)
15   LOOKIN' THROUGH THE WINDOWS 15 16 19 9
Jackson Five (Motown 1205)
16   (IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG) I DON'T WANT TO BE RIGHT 5 3 3 16  
Luther Ingram (KoKo 2111)
17   SATURDAY IN THE PARK 27 37 45 6
Chicago (Columbia 45657)
18   POWER OF LOVE 21 27 32 10
Joe Simon (Spring 128)
19   MOTORCYCLE MAMA 20 21 23 11
Sailcat (Elektra 45782)
20   SEALED WITH A KISS 16 14 16 14
Bobby Vinton (Epic 10861)
21   BABY LET ME TAKE YOU (IN MY ARMS) 19 20 20 15
Detroit Emeralds (Westbound 203)
22   BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY 24 29 34 14
Daniel Boone (Mercury 73281)
23   RUN TO ME 26 32 42 7
Bee Gees (Atco 6896)
24   YOU'RE STILL A YOUNG MAN 28 33 38 9
Tower Of Power (Warner Bros. 7612)
25   EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL 32 48 54 9
Main Ingredient (RCA Victor 74-0731)
26   GO ALL THE WAY 33 38 43 9
Raspberries (Capitol 3348)
27   GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (PT. 1) 34 44 49 6
James Brown (Polydor 14139)
28   JOIN TOGETHER 29 35 39 8
Who (Decca 32983)
29   POP THAT THANG 31 36 37 10
Isley Brothers (T-Neck 935)
30   HONKY CAT 35 46 60 4
Elton John (Uni 55343)
31   POPCORN 36 42 47 10
Hot Butter (Musicor 1458)
32   HAPPY 14 15 18 9  
Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones 19104)
33   PLAY ME 39 49 61 4
Neil Diamond (Uni 55346)
34   DADDY DON'T YOU WALK SO FAST 22 7 4 21  
Wayne Newton (Chelsea 0100)
35   SPEAK TO THE SKY 43 54 70 6
Rick Springfield (Capitol 3340)
36   THIS WORLD 38 45 51 7
Staple Singers (Stax 0137)
37   BEN 44 55 65 5
Michael Jackson (Motown 1207)
38   MY DING-A-LING 45 53 62 6
Chuck Berry (Chess 2131)
39   STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN 41 43 46 11
Mel & Tim (Stax 0127)
40   PUT IT WHERE YOU WANT IT 40 41 44 9
Crusaders (Blue Thumb 208)
41   MY MAN, A SWEET MAN 47 51 55 6
Millie Jackson (Spring 127)
42   SCHOOL'S OUT 23 6 6 15  
Alice Cooper (Warner Bros. 7596)
43   EASY LIVIN' 49 57 64 7
Uriah Heep (Mercury 73307)
44   BURNING LOVE 56 71 -- 3  
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 74-0769)
45   I BELIEVE IN MUSIC 51 59 67 5
Gallery (Sussex 239)
46   BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO 25 26 29 10  
Partridge Family (Bell 45,235)
47   WHY 60 64 74 4  
Donny Osmond (MGM 14424)
48   ROCK ME ON THE WATER 52 61 69 5
Jackson Browne (Asylum 11006)
49   AMERICA 53 62 71 5
Yes (Atlantic 2899)
50   CITY OF NEW ORLEANS 58 70 79 5
Arlo Guthrie (Reprise 1103)
51   YOU WEAR IT WELL 61 72 -- 3
Rod Stewart (Mercury 73330)
52   LOVE SONG 55 60 63 6
Tommy James (Roulette 7130)
53   SMALL BEGINNINGS 30 31 35 13  
Flash (Capitol 3345)
54   WHEN YOU SAY LOVE 37 30 31 9  
Sonny & Cher (Kapp 2176)
55   IF YOU LEAVE ME TONIGHT I'LL CRY 59 63 68 7
Jerry Wallace (Decca 32989)
56   NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN 68 78 88 7  
Moody Blues (Deram 85023)
57   ZING WENT THE STRINGS OF MY HEART 57 56 59 12
Trammps (Buddah 306)
58   HOW DO YOU DO? 42 8 5 19  
Mouth & Macneal (Philips 40715)
59   FREDDIE'S DEAD (THEME FROM SUPERFLY) 69 84 -- 3
Curtis Mayfield (Curtom 1975)
60   USE ME 72 86 -- 3  
Bill Withers (Sussex 241)
61   GERONIMO'S CADILLAC 65 76 86 4
Michael Murphey (A&M 1368)
62   I MISS YOU (PT. 1) 46 40 41 11  
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes (Philadelphia Int'l 3516)
63   GARDEN PARTY 75 87 98 4  
Rick Nelson (Decca 32980)
64   IN THE QUIET MORNING 64 67 72 7
Joan Baez (A&M 1362)
65   THINK (ABOUT IT) 66 68 76 4
Lyn Collins (People 608)
66   (THEY LONG TO BE) CLOSE TO YOU 67 69 78 7
Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury 73301)
67   TIGHTROPE 78 88 -- 3  
Leon Russell (Shelter 7325)
68   DOWN BY THE RIVER 70 73 75 7
Albert Hammond (Mums 6009)
69   GOOD TIME CHARLIE'S GOT THE BLUES 85 -- -- 2  
Danny O'Keefe (Signpost 70006)
70   TOAST TO THE FOOL 74 75 80 5
Dramatics (Volt 4082)
71   A PIECE OF PAPER 81 90 100 4
Gladstone (ABC 11327)
72   WHERE IS THE LOVE 48 13 7 13  
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway (Atlantic 2879)
73   YOUR WONDERFUL, SWEET SWEET LOVE 76 79 83 5
Supremes (Motown 1206)
74   SWEET CAROLINE (GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD) 84 -- -- 2
Bobby Womack & Peace (United Artists 50946)
75   DON'T EVER BE LONELY (A POOR LITTLE FOOL LIKE ME) -- -- -- 1  
Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose (United Artists 50954)
76   JACKIE WILSON SAID (I'M IN HEAVEN WHEN YOU SMILE) 86 99 -- 3
Van Morrison (Warner Bros. 7616)
77   FROM THE BEGINNING 88 -- -- 2  
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Cotillion 44158)
78   SUMMER SUN 80 82 84 6
Jamestown Massacre (Warner Bros. 7603)
79   I'LL BE AROUND -- -- -- 1  
Spinners (Atlantic 2904)
80   IF I COULD REACH YOU -- -- -- 1  
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,261)
81   WHATEVER TURNS YOU ON 83 85 89 6
Travis Wammack (Fame 91001)
82   WOMAN DON'T GO ASTRAY -- -- -- 1  
King Floyd (Chimneyville 443)
83   DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE 100 -- -- 2  
Temprees (We Produce 1808)
84   THUNDER AND LIGHTNING -- -- -- 1  
Chi Coltrane (Columbia 45640)
85   LOVING YOU JUST CROSSED MY MIND 90 94 97 4
Sam Neely (Capitol 3381)
86   IN TIME 87 91 92 4
Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot 40071)
87   WITCHY WOMAN 99 -- -- 2  
Eagles (Asylum 11008)
88   I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW 96 -- -- 2
Johnny Nash (Epic 10902)
89   I WILL NEVER PASS THIS WAY AGAIN -- -- -- 1  
Glen Campbell (Capitol 3411)
90   LISTEN TO THE MUSIC -- -- -- 1  
Doobie Brothers (Warner Bros. 7619)
91   (IT'S THE WAY) NATURE PLANNED IT 91 -- -- 2
Four Tops (Motown 1210)
92   GUESS WHO 94 -- -- 2
B.B. King (ABC 11330)
93   KEEP ON RUNNING -- -- -- 1  
Stevie Wonder (Tamla 54223)
94   FOR EMILY, WHENEVER I MAY FIND HER -- -- -- 1  
Simon & Garfunkel (Columbia 45663)
95   BEAT ME DADDY EIGHT TO THE BAR 93 93 95 4
Commander Cody (Paramount 0169)
96   ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART 98 -- -- 2
Jackie DeShannon (Atlantic 2871)
97   BUZZY BROWN -- -- -- 1  
Tim Davis (Metromedia 253)
98   FEEL ALRIGHT 97 98 -- 3
Cargoe (Ardent 2901)
99   MONEY BACK GUARANTEE -- -- -- 1  
Five Man Electrical Band (Lion 127)
100   A SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE 95 97 -- 3
Lenny Welch (Atco 6894)

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:

   • "Lean On Me" by Bill Withers (# 50)
   • "Wholy Holy" by Aretha Franklin (# 54)
   • "A Simple Man" by Lobo (# 62)
   • "Day By Day" by Godspell (# 63)
   • "Too Late To Turn Back Now" by Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose (# 71)
   • "Don't Take My Kindness For Weakness" by Soul Children (# 73)
   • "In The Ghetto" by Candi Staton (# 77)
   • "Slipping Into Darkness" by Ramsey Lewis (# 79)
   • "Alabama Wild Man" by Jerry Reed (# 82)
   • "I Could Never Be Happy" by Emotions (# 92)


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