Top 100 Hits of 1972

 1. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face , Roberta Flack

2. Alone Again (Naturally) , Gilbert O'Sullivan

3. American Pie , Don McLean

4. Without You , Nilsson

5. The Candy Man , Sammy Davis Jr.

6. I Gotcha , Joe Tex

7. Lean On Me , Bill Withers

8. Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me , Mac Davis

9. Brand New Key , Melanie

10. Daddy Dont You Walk So Fast, Wayne Newton

11. Let's Stay Together , Al Green

12. Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) , Looking Glass

13. Oh Girl , The Chi-Lites

14. Nice to Be With You , Gallery

15. My Ding-A-Ling , Chuck Berry

16. (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right , Luther Ingram

17. Heart of Gold , Neil Young

18. Betcha By Golly Wow , The Stylistics

19. I'll Take You There , The Staple Singers

20. Ben , Michael Jackson

21. The Lion Sleeps Tonight , Robert John

22. Outa-Space , Billy Preston

23. Slippin' Into Darkness , War

24. Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress) , The Hollies

25. How Do You Do, Mouth and MacNeal

27. Song Sung Blue , Neil Diamond

28. A Horse With No Name , America

28. Popcorn , Hot Butter

29. Everybody Plays the Fool , The Main Ingredient

30. Precious and Few , Climax

31. Last Night I Didn't Get to Sleep At All , The 5th Dimension

32. Nights In White Satin , The Moody Blues

33. Go All the Way , The Raspberries

34. Too Late to Turn Back Now , Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose

35. Back Stabbers , The O'Jays

36. Down By the Lazy River , The Osmonds

37. Sunshine (Go Away Today), Jonathan Edwards

38. Starting All Over Again , Mel and Tim

39. Day After Day , Badfinger

40. Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long Long Time), Elton John

41. Rockin' Robin , Michael Jackson

42. Beautiful Sunday , Daniel Boone

43. Scorpio , Dennis Coffey and The Detroit Guitar Band

44. Morning Has Broken , Cat Stevens

45. The City of New Orleans, Arlo Guthrie

46. Garden Party , Rick Nelson

47. I Can See Clearly Now , Johnny Nash

48. Burning Love , Elvis Presley

49. Clean Up Woman , Betty Wright

50. Hold Your Head Up , Argent

51. Jungle Fever , The Chakachas

52. Everything I Own , Bread

53. In the Rain , The Dramatics

54. Look What You Done for Me , Al Green

55. The Happiest Girl In the Whole U.S.A. , Donna Fargo

56. Bang a Gong (Get It On) , T. Rex

57. Mother and Child Reunion , Paul Simon

58. Where Is the Love , Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway

59. I'm Still In Love With You , Al Green

60. Layla , Derek and The Dominos

61. Day Dreaming , Aretha Franklin

62. The Way of Love , Cher

63. Black and White , Three Dog Night

64. Sylvia's Mother , Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show

65. Hurting Each Other , The Carpenters

66. Coconut , Nilsson

67. Puppy Love , Donny Osmond

68. You Don't Mess Around With Jim , Jim Croce

69. Hot Rod Lincoln , Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen

70. A Cowboy's Work Is Never Done , Sonny and Cher

71. Joy , Apollo 100

72. Anticipation , Carly Simon

73. Never Been to Spain , Three Dog Night

74. Kiss an Angel Good Morning , Charlie Pride

75. School's Out , Alice Cooper

76. Saturday In the Park , Chicago

77. Drowning In the Sea of Love , Joe Simon

78. Use Me , Bill Withers

79. Family Affair , Sly and The Family Stone

80. Troglodyte, Jimmy Castor Bunch

81. The Witch Queen of New Orleans , Redbone

82. Freddie's Dead , Curtis Mayfield

83. Power of Love, Joe Simon

84. Ain't Understanding Mellow , Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager

85. Taxi , Harry Chapin

86. Don't Say You Don't Remember , Beverly Bremers

87. Sealed With a Kiss , Bobby Vinton

88. I Saw the Light , Todd Rundgren

89. Motorcycle Mama , Sailcat

90. Day By Day , Godspell Soundtrack

91. Roundabout , Yes

92. Doctor My Eyes , Jackson Browne

93. I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony) , The New Seekers

94. Vincent /Castles in the Air , Don Mclean

95. Baby Let Me Take You (In My Arms), Detroit Emeralds

96. Speak to the Sky , Rick Springfield

97. I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing , The Hillside Singers

98. Walkin' In the Rain With the One I Love , Love Unlimited

99. Get On the Good Foot, Pt. 1 , James Brown

100. Pop That Thang , The Isley Brothers