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Friday December 8, 1972
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending December 2, 1972



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1   I'D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME 2 3 7 12
Lobo (Big Tree 147)
2   IF YOU DON'T KNOW ME BY NOW 4 7 8 10
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes (Philadelphia Int'l 3520)
3   PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE 6 9 12 8
Temptations (Gordy 7121)
4   I AM WOMAN 5 8 10 15
Helen Reddy (Capitol 3350)
5   YOU OUGHT TO BE WITH ME 8 16 18 7
Al Green (Hi 2227)
6   SUMMER BREEZE 7 14 17 11
Seals & Crofts (Warner Bros. 7606)
7   I'LL BE AROUND 1 2 4 14
Spinners (Atlantic 2904)
8   I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW 3 1 2 15
Johnny Nash (Epic 10902)
9   CLAIR 12 19 30 7
Gilbert O'Sullivan (MAM 3626)
10   ME & MRS. JONES 14 32 48 7
Billy Paul (Philadelphia Int'l 3521)
11   IT NEVER RAINS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 13 22 32 8
Albert Hammond (Mums 6011)
12   IF I COULD REACH YOU 10 12 14 14
Fifth Dimension (Bell 45,261)
13   VENTURA HIGHWAY 16 20 26 8
America (Warner Bros. 7641)
14   WITCHY WOMAN 11 13 16 15
Eagles (Asylum 11008)
15   OPERATOR 18 21 25 8
Jim Croce (ABC 11335)
16   ROCKIN' PNEUMONIA--BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU 19 26 37 8
Johnny Rivers (United Artists 50960)
17   I'M STONE IN LOVE WITH YOU 20 27 36 8
Stylistics (Avco 4603)
18   SOMETHING'S WRONG WITH ME 22 31 42 12
Austin Roberts (Chelsea 0101)
19   DIALOGUE, PARTS I & II 23 28 41 6
Chicago (Columbia 45717)
20   CRAZY HORSES 21 24 35 7
Osmonds (MGM 14450)
21   FUNNY FACE 25 29 33 10
Donna Fargo (Dot 17429)
22   CORNER OF THE SKY 26 30 38 6
Jackson Five (Motown 1214)
23   SWEET SURRENDER 27 33 47 5
Bread (Elektra 45818)
24   ROCK & ROLL SOUL 24 25 29 12
Grand Funk (Capitol 3363)
25   WALK ON WATER 33 44 55 5
Neil Diamond (Uni 55352)
26   CONVENTION '72 9 10 21 7  
Delegates (Mainstream 5525)
27   GARDEN PARTY 15 4 3 17  
Rick Nelson (Decca 32980)
28   THUNDER AND LIGHTNING 17 15 15 14  
Chi Coltrane (Columbia 45640)
29   FREDDIE'S DEAD (THEME FROM SUPERFLY) 28 6 6 16
Curtis Mayfield (Curtom 1975)
30   I WANNA BE WITH YOU 41 59 79 4  
Raspberries (Capitol 3473)
31   KEEPER OF THE CASTLE 46 58 68 5  
Four Tops (Dunhill 4330)
32   I DIDN'T KNOW I LOVED YOU (TILL I SAW YOU ROCK AND ROLL) 36 43 51 6
Gary Glitter (Bell 45,276)
33   LONG DARK ROAD 42 50 59 5
Hollies (Epic 10920)
34   AND YOU AND I 43 54 62 5
Yes (Atlantic 2920)
35   LIVING IN THE PAST 54 67 77 4  
Jethro Tull (Chrysalis 2006)
36   THEME FROM THE MEN 37 39 40 9
Isaac Hayes (Enterprise 9058)
37   SUPERFLY 59 71 81 4  
Curtis Mayfield (Curtom 1978)
38   WHAT AM I CRYING FOR? 44 51 60 8
Dennis Yost & Classics IV (MGM South 7002)
39   SUNNY DAYS 45 55 63 8
Lighthouse (Evolution 1069)
40   ALIVE 47 60 69 5
Bee Gees (Atco 6909)
41   PIECES OF APRIL 53 68 80 4  
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4331)
42   SITTING 57 70 82 4  
Cat Stevens (A&M 1396)
43   IN HEAVEN THERE IS NO BEER 52 61 71 6
Clean Living (Vanguard 35162)
44   NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN 32 11 5 20  
Moody Blues (Deram 85023)
45   WORK TO DO 49 52 61 6
Isley Brothers (T-Neck 936)
46   MAN SIZED JOB 40 42 45 10
Denise LaSalle (Westbound 206)
47   I GOT A BAG OF MY OWN 56 66 76 4
James Brown (Polydor 14153)
48   YOUR MAMA DON'T DANCE 58 69 78 5
Loggins & Messina (Columbia 45719)
49   BEEN TO CANAAN 73 -- -- 2  
Carole King (Ode 66031)
50   992 ARGUMENTS 63 74 84 4  
O'Jays (Philadelphia Int'l 3522)
51   NO 55 63 73 7
Bulldog (Decca 32996)
52   SPECIAL SOMEONE 51 56 66 9
Heywoods (Family 0911)
53   WHY CAN'T WE BE LOVERS 48 49 53 11
Holland-Dozier (Invictus 9125)
54   SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES 66 77 87 5  
Blue Haze (A&M 1357)
55   SUPERSTITION 65 76 86 4
Stevie Wonder (Tamla 54226)
56   DON'T LET ME BE LONELY TONIGHT 75 -- -- 2  
James Taylor (Warner Bros. 7655)
57   ANGEL 68 78 -- 3  
Rod Stewart (Mercury 73344)
58   DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT 67 73 83 6
King Harvest (Perception 515)
59   DON'T DO IT 29 23 24 12  
The Band (Capitol 3433)
60   EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVE SONG 70 80 -- 3
Mac Davis (Columbia 45727)
61   ELECTED 30 18 19 9  
Alice Cooper (Warner Bros. 7631)
62   ONE NIGHT AFFAIR 71 81 94 4
Jerry Butler (Mercury 73335)
63   SEPARATE WAYS 78 -- -- 2  
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 74-0815)
64   LIES 69 79 90 5
J.J. Cale (Shelter 7326)
65   YOU TURN ME ON I'M A RADIO 74 88 95 4
Joni Mitchell (Asylum 11010)
66   REELIN' & ROCKIN' 76 -- -- 2
Chuck Berry (Chess 2136)
67   SO LONG DIXIE 62 64 65 10
Blood, Sweat & Tears (Columbia 45661)
68   OH, BABE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY? 80 92 -- 3  
Hurricane Smith (Capitol 3383)
69   BURNING LOVE 31 5 1 16  
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 74-0769)
70   I'LL BE YOUR SHELTER (IN TIME OF STORM) 82 -- -- 2  
Luther Ingram (KoKo 2113)
71   IF YOU LET ME 50 53 57 11  
Eddie Kendricks (Tamla 54222)
72   LET US LOVE -- -- -- 1  
Bill Withers (Sussex 247)
73   LOVIN' YOU, LOVIN' ME 79 85 89 4
Candi Staton (Fame 91005)
74   ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH -- -- -- 1  
John Denver (RCA Victor 74-0829)
75   GOLDEN RAINBOW 83 89 -- 3
Looking Glass (Epic 10900)
76   THE WORLD IS A GHETTO 86 -- -- 2
War (United Artists 50975)
77   YOU'RE SO VAIN -- -- -- 1  
Carly Simon (Elektra 45824)
78   YOU'RE A LADY 84 91 96 4
Dawn (Bell 45,285)
79   YOU'RE A LADY 85 90 97 4
Peter Skellern (London 20075)
80   WOMAN TO WOMAN -- -- -- 1  
Joe Cocker & Chris Stainton Band (A&M 1370)
81   TRAGEDY 87 93 98 4
Argent (Epic 10919)
82   I RECEIVED A LETTER 88 97 -- 3
Delbert & Glen (Clean 60003)
83   GOOD TIME SALLY 89 -- -- 2
Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5048)
84   WHY CAN'T WE LIVE TOGETHER 98 -- -- 2  
Timmy Thomas (Glades 1703)
85   ANNABELLE 90 94 -- 3
Daniel Boone (Mercury 73339)
86   A WHITER SHADE OF PALE 92 98 -- 15
Procol Harum (A&M 1389)
87   WHAT WOULD THE CHILDREN THINK 94 -- -- 2
Rick Springfield (Capitol 3466)
88   TROUBLE IN MY HOME -- -- -- 1  
Joe Simon (Spring 130)
89   YOU CAN DO MAGIC 91 96 100 4
Limmie & Family Cookin' (Avco 4602)
90   DO IT AGAIN 96 -- -- 2
Steely Dan (ABC 11338)
91   DAY AND NIGHT 95 -- -- 2
Wackers (Elektra 45816)
92   PEACE IN THE VALLEY OF LOVE 93 100 -- 3
Persuaders (Win Or Lose 225)
93   MAMA TOLD ME NOT TO COME 81 86 93 4  
Wilson Pickett (Atlantic 2909)
94   I'M SORRY -- -- -- 1  
Joey Heatherton (MGM 14434)
95   KNOCK KNOCK WHO'S THERE -- -- -- 1  
Mary Hopkin (Apple 1855)
96   COVER OF THE ROLLING STONE 100 -- -- 2
Dr. Hook (Columbia 45732)
97   I MISS YOU BABY -- -- -- 1  
Millie Jackson (Spring 131)
98   LOVE JONES 99 -- -- 2
Brighter Side Of Darkness (20th Century 2002)
99   FEEL THE NEED IN ME -- -- -- 1  
Detroit Emeralds (Westbound 209)
100   WONDER GIRL -- -- 92 3
Sparks (Bearsville 0006)

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:

   • "Listen To The Music" by Doobie Brothers (# 34)
   • "All The Young Dudes" by Mott The Hoople (# 35)
   • "I Believe In Music" by Gallery (# 38)
   • "American City Suite" by Cashman & West (# 39)
   • "Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues" by Danny O'Keefe (# 60)
   • "My Ding-A-Ling" by Chuck Berry (# 61)
   • "I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know" by Donny Hathaway (# 64)
   • "Baby Sitter" by Betty Wright (# 72)
   • "Sunday Morning Sunshine" by Harry Chapin (# 77)
   • "Mama Weer All Crazee Now" by Slade (# 97)


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