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Monday September 18, 1972
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending September 16, 1972



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1 LONG COOL WOMAN 2 4 4 14
Hollies (Epic 10871)
2 BACK STABBERS 4 6 7 11
O'Jays (Philadelphia Int'l 3517)
3 ALONE AGAIN NATURALLY 3 2 1 14
Gilbert O'Sullivan (MAM 3619)
4 ROCK & ROLL, PART 2 8 10 11 10
Gary Glitter (Bell 45,237)
5 I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU 1 3 3 12
Al Green (Hi 2216)
6 BABY DON'T GET HOOKED ON ME 9 11 13 12
Mac Davis (Columbia 45618)
7 BLACK AND WHITE 10 13 18 8
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4317)
8 YOU DON'T MESS AROUND WITH JIM 7 9 10 13
Jim Croce (ABC 11328)
9 SATURDAY IN THE PARK 12 17 27 8
Chicago (Columbia 45657)
10 GUITAR MAN 11 14 17 9
Bread (Elektra 45803)
11 BRANDY 5 1 2 15
Looking Glass (Epic 10874)
12 EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL 14 25 32 11
Main Ingredient (RCA Victor 74-0731)
13 POWER OF LOVE 15 18 21 12
Joe Simon (Spring 128)
14 RUN TO ME 17 23 26 9
Bee Gees (Atco 6896)
15 HOLD YOUR HEAD UP 6 5 6 16
Argent (Epic 10852)
16 GO ALL THE WAY 19 26 33 11
Raspberries (Capitol 3348)
17 MY DING-A-LING 24 38 45 8
Chuck Berry (Chess 2131)
18 GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (PT. 1) 21 27 34 8
James Brown (Polydor 14139)
19 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY 20 22 24 16
Daniel Boone (Mercury 73281)
20 HONKY CAT 23 30 35 6
Elton John (Uni 55343)
21 POPCORN 25 31 36 12
Hot Butter (Musicor 1458)
22 YOU'RE STILL A YOUNG MAN 22 24 28 11
Tower Of Power (Warner Bros. 7612)
23 PLAY ME 26 33 39 6
Neil Diamond (Uni 55346)
24 POP THAT THANG 27 29 31 12
Isley Brothers (T-Neck 935)
25 BEN 30 37 44 7
Michael Jackson (Motown 1207)
26 SPEAK TO THE SKY 29 35 43 8
Rick Springfield (Capitol 3340)
27 BURNING LOVE 31 44 56 5
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 74-0769)
28 WHY 33 47 60 6
Donny Osmond (MGM 14424)
29 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN 32 39 41 13
Mel & Tim (Stax 0127)
30 GOODBYE TO LOVE 13 7 8 11  
Carpenters (A&M 1367)
31 YOU WEAR IT WELL 37 51 61 5
Rod Stewart (Mercury 73330)
32 EASY LIVIN' 34 43 49 9
Uriah Heep (Mercury 73307)
33 CITY OF NEW ORLEANS 40 50 58 7
Arlo Guthrie (Reprise 1103)
34 MY MAN, A SWEET MAN 36 41 47 8
Millie Jackson (Spring 127)
35 I BELIEVE IN MUSIC 39 45 51 7
Gallery (Sussex 239)
36 USE ME 49 60 72 5  
Bill Withers (Sussex 241)
37 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN 46 56 68 9
Moody Blues (Deram 85023)
38 JOIN TOGETHER 28 28 29 10
Who (Decca 32983)
39 THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE U.S.A. 16 8 9 16  
Donna Fargo (Dot 17409)
40 GARDEN PARTY 54 63 75 6  
Rick Nelson (Decca 32980)
41 COCONUT 18 12 12 16  
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0718)
42 MOTORCYCLE MAMA 35 19 20 13
Sailcat (Elektra 45782)
43 FREDDIE'S DEAD (THEME FROM SUPERFLY) 51 59 69 5
Curtis Mayfield (Curtom 1975)
44 (IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG) I DON'T WANT TO BE RIGHT 42 16 5 18
Luther Ingram (KoKo 2111)
45 IF YOU LEAVE ME TONIGHT I'LL CRY 48 55 59 9
Jerry Wallace (Decca 32989)
46 ROCK ME ON THE WATER 45 48 52 7
Jackson Browne (Asylum 11006)
47 GOOD TIME CHARLIE'S GOT THE BLUES 60 69 85 4  
Danny O'Keefe (Signpost 70006)
48 AMERICA 44 49 53 7
Yes (Atlantic 2899)
49 TIGHTROPE 58 67 78 5
Leon Russell (Shelter 7325)
50 DON'T EVER BE LONELY (A POOR LITTLE FOOL LIKE ME) 59 75 -- 3
Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose (United Artists 50954)
51 LOVE SONG 50 52 55 8
Tommy James (Roulette 7130)
52 ROCK ME BABY 65 -- -- 2  
David Cassidy (Bell 45,260)
53 A PIECE OF PAPER 62 71 81 6
Gladstone (ABC 11327)
54 GERONIMO'S CADILLAC 57 61 65 6
Michael Murphey (A&M 1368)
55 SWEET CAROLINE (GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD) 63 74 84 4
Bobby Womack & Peace (United Artists 50946)
56 IF I COULD REACH YOU 69 80 -- 3  
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,261)
57 THIS WORLD 43 36 38 9  
Staple Singers (Stax 0137)
58 I'LL BE AROUND 72 79 -- 3  
Spinners (Atlantic 2904)
59 FROM THE BEGINNING 67 77 88 4
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Cotillion 44158)
60 ZING WENT THE STRINGS OF MY HEART 55 57 57 14
Trammps (Buddah 306)
61 THINK (ABOUT IT) 61 65 66 6
Lyn Collins (People 608)
62 WOMAN DON'T GO ASTRAY 71 82 -- 3
King Floyd (Chimneyville 443)
63 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW 75 88 96 4  
Johnny Nash (Epic 10902)
64 THUNDER AND LIGHTNING 74 84 -- 3
Chi Coltrane (Columbia 45640)
65 LISTEN TO THE MUSIC 76 90 -- 3  
Doobie Brothers (Warner Bros. 7619)
66 TOAST TO THE FOOL 68 70 74 7
Dramatics (Volt 4082)
67 WITCHY WOMAN 78 87 99 4  
Eagles (Asylum 11008)
68 DON'T HIDE YOUR LOVE 81 -- -- 2  
Cher (Kapp 2184)
69 MIDNIGHT RIDER -- -- -- 1  
Joe Cocker & Chris Stainton Band (A&M 1370)
70 SPACEMAN -- -- -- 1  
Nilsson (RCA Victor 74-0788)
71 SLAUGHTER 96 -- -- 2  
Billy Preston (A&M 1380)
72 LOVING YOU JUST CROSSED MY MIND 77 85 90 6
Sam Neely (Capitol 3381)
73 WHATEVER TURNS YOU ON 79 81 83 8
Travis Wammack (Fame 91001)
74 EVIL WAYS 85 -- -- 2  
Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles (Columbia 45666)
75 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE 80 83 100 4
Temprees (We Produce 1808)
76 I WILL NEVER PASS THIS WAY AGAIN 83 89 -- 3
Glen Campbell (Capitol 3411)
77 (IT'S THE WAY) NATURE PLANNED IT 84 91 91 4
Four Tops (Motown 1210)
78 STOP DOGGIN' ME 89 -- -- 2  
Johnnie Taylor (Stax 0142)
79 THAT'S HOW LOVE GOES 94 -- -- 2  
Jermaine Jackson (Motown 1201)
80 GUESS WHO 86 92 94 4
B.B. King (ABC 11330)
81 FOR EMILY, WHENEVER I MAY FIND HER 87 94 -- 3
Simon & Garfunkel (Columbia 45663)
82 KEEP ON RUNNING 88 93 -- 3
Stevie Wonder (Tamla 54223)
83 DON'T DO IT -- -- -- 1  
The Band (Capitol 3433)
84 TROUBLE -- -- -- 1  
Frederick Knight (Stax 0139)
85 I'D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME -- -- -- 1  
Lobo (Big Tree 147)
86 BUZZY BROWN 91 97 -- 3
Tim Davis (Metromedia 253)
87 LET IT RAIN -- -- -- 1  
Eric Clapton (Polydor 15049)
88 AMERICAN CITY SUITE -- -- -- 1  
Cashman & West (Dunhill 4324)
89 MONEY BACK GUARANTEE 93 99 -- 3
Five Man Electrical Band (Lion 127)
90 I AM WOMAN 92 -- -- 4
Helen Reddy (Capitol 3350)
91 I'LL MAKE YOU MUSIC -- -- -- 1  
Beverly Bremers (Scepter 12363)
92 HAPPIER THAN THE MORNING SUN -- -- -- 1  
B.J. Thomas (Scepter 12364)
93 FEEL ALRIGHT 97 98 97 5
Cargoe (Ardent 2901)
94 I'VE GOT TO HAVE YOU -- -- -- 1  
Sammi Smith (Mega 0079)
95 GUILTY -- -- -- 1  
Al Green (Bell 45,258)
96 ROCK & ROLL SOUL -- -- -- 1  
Grand Funk (Capitol 3363)
97 LADY ELEANOR 99 -- -- 2
Lindisfarne (Elektra 45799)
98 SOMETHING'S WRONG WITH ME 100 -- -- 2
Austin Roberts (Chelsea 0101)
99 JACKIE WILSON SAID (I'M IN HEAVEN WHEN YOU SMILE) 73 76 86 5  
Van Morrison (Warner Bros. 7616)
100 COLORADO -- -- -- 1  
Danny Holien (Tumbleweed 1004)

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