AMERICAN TOP 40 REPLAY- WEEK OF FEBRUARY 12, 1972

American Top 40 replay this week- from the week of February 12, 1972. Pretty good week of quality hits- save the dreaded Osmonds!

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1 2 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)A+
2 1 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-12 (1)A+
3 5 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-9 (3)A+
4 8 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-7 (4) C
5 6 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (5) B
6 9 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5 (6) B+
7 12 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-4 (7) D
8 10 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-7 (8) B
9 3 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-16 (1) C
10 4 DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-11 (4) A+

11 11 CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-12 (6) B
12 7 SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-14 (4) A
13 14 ANTICIPATION –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-10 (13)A-
14 20 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-7 (14)A
15 23 BLACK DOG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-8 (15)A+
16 35 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-3 (16)A+
17 19 STAY WITH ME –•– The Faces (Warner Brothers)-7 (17) A+
18 13 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-16 (6) B
19 17 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-12 (11) A
20 15 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-15 (9) A

21 21 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-13 (21)A
22 22 THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Redbone (Epic)-13 (22) C
23 29 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-9 (23)B
24 25 FIRE AND WATER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8 (24) B
25 31 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-7 (25) A
26 39 MY WORLD –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (26) B
27 28 THAT’S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT ‘CHA –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-10 (27) B+
28 40 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-3 (28) B
29 42 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-3 (29) B-
30 33 FLOY JOY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6 (30) C

31 18 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-11 (7) C
32 16 SUGAR DADDY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10 (10) B
33 34 FEELING ALRIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-12 (33) A
34 36 FOOTSTOMPIN’ MUSIC –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-6 (34) C
35 38 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-10 (35) B-
36 26 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The Hillside Singers (Metromedia)-12 (13) C
37 37 TOGETHER LET’S FIND LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7 (37) B
38 24 LEVON –•– Elton John (Uni)-9 (24) A
39 62 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-2 (39) A
40 44 I CAN’T HELP MYSELF (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) –•– Donnie Elbert (Avco)-3 (40) C

5 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40 REPLAY- WEEK OF FEBRUARY 12, 1972

  1. God help me…I use to sing along with Down By The Lazy River when I was around 5 years old. I guess we all have our crosses to bear.
    Very good overall top 40. That is a great top 3.

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