AMERICAN TOP 40 REPLAY- WEEK OF AUGUST 19, 1972

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The American Top 40 replay this week is from the week of August 19, 1972. An exceptional week. For example The Who and The Rolling Stones back to back..

1 1 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1) A
2 2 BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-10 (2) A
3 6 LONG COOL WOMAN (In a Black Dress) –•– The Hollies (Epic)-9 (3) A
4 3 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-12 (3) A
5 7 I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-7 (5) A
6 5 WHERE IS THE LOVE –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-13 (5) B
7 4 DADDY DON’T YOU WALK SO FAST –•– Wayne Newton (Chelsea)-18 (4) D
8 18 HOLD YOUR HEAD UP –•– Argent (Epic)-10 (8) B
9 11 COCONUT –•– Nilsson (RCA)-11 (9) A-
10 12 GOODBYE TO LOVE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-6 (10) B

11 13 THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE U.S.A. –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-13 (11) B
12 17 YOU DON’T MESS AROUND WITH JIM –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-8 (12) A
13 8 TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-13 (2) A
14 10 SCHOOL’S OUT –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-12 (7) A+
15 9 HOW DO YOU DO –•– Mouth and MacNeal (Philips)-17 (8) A-
16 20 MOTORCYCLE MAMA –•– Sailcat (Elektra)-11 (16) C
17 26 THE GUITAR MAN –•– Bread (Elektra)-4 (17) B
18 27 BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-8 (18) F
19 21 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-11 (19) C
20 22 LOOKIN’ THROUGH THE WINDOWS –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6 (20) B

21 25 ROCK AND ROLL (Part 2) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-5 (21)B
22 23 HAPPY –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6 (22) A
23 28 JOIN TOGETHER –•– The Who (Decca)-5 (23) A
24 24 GONE –•– Joey Heatherton (MGM)-13 (24) C
25 15 LEAN ON ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-18 (1) A+
26 37 BACK STABBERS –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-5 (26) A+
27 30 BABY LET ME TAKE YOU (In My Arms) –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-12 (27) B
28 29 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-8 (28) D
29 31 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY –•– Daniel Boone (Mercury)-12 (29) B
30 14 HOLD HER TIGHT –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8 (14) D

31 32 SMALL BEGINNINGS –•– Flash (Capitol)-9 (31) C
32 33 WHEN YOU SAY LOVE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-7 (32) B
33 40 SATURDAY IN THE PARK –•– Chicago (Columbia)-3 (33) A
34 16 LAYLA –•– Derek and the Dominos (Atco)-25 (10) A+
35 19 DAY BY DAY –•– Godspell (Bell)-14 (13)  B+
36 41 POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-8 (36) A
37 42 POWER OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-7 (37) A
38 39 SWEET INSPIRATION / WHERE YOU LEAD (Medley) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-9 (38) B
39 44 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-7 (39) B+
40 45 GO ALL THE WAY –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-8 (40) A

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22 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40 REPLAY- WEEK OF AUGUST 19, 1972

  1. This chart may have the most A’s than I’ve seen. It is a great top 40… then the Osmonds and Wayne Newton had to crash the party.

    • Yes when I heard it was going to be from 1972 the first thing I did was search for The Osmonds- I knew they had to be there somewhere. To quote The Osmonds- one [or two] bad apples don’t spoil the whole bunch.

    • Great reference Hans…and yes I remember that one also with that MGM label…unfortunately.

      I never heard of the Flash song before…and I’m glad I didn’t. I think you were very kind with the C. That guitar was annoying.

      Even Cassidy made an appearance…I just have more sympathy for him.

    • Thinking back on it- I must have been on a high from the other songs and in a generous mood gave that a C I don’t think I had ever heard it before either- and hope I never do again…. i generally like the Partridge Family but that wasn’t a good song to start with in my opinion.

    • I can see that because it is a very good top 40. When I first played it…I thought cool its a rock song…then not cool…it’s a bad rock song.

      That old Neil Sedaka song…nope not a good choice.

    • Oh no doubt. The scenes between Danny and David are gold…I love the sarcastic humor…The Brady Bunch were too perfect…

  2. Oh gawd, that Wayne Newton song … Breaking up is Hard to Do by the Partridge Family … ugh. I’m trying not to remember! Jim Croce died way too young. The Rolling Stones – Happy? Mind officially blown here.

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