AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1970’S WEEK OF MARCH 4, 1972

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1 1 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-12 (3 weeks at #1) (1) A+
2 2 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 (2) A-
3 3 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-10 (3) C
4 5 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-7 (4) D
5 8 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-6 (5) B+
6 7 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-10 (6)B
7 13 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-5 (7)A
8 4 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-14 (1)A
9 10 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-6 (9) A
10 14 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-10 (10) A

11 12 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-6 (11) B
12 9 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-15 (1)A+
13 6 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-10 (6)B
14 27 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-5 (14)A+
15 15 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-12 (15)C
16 16 MY WORLD –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (16)B
17 18 FLOY JOY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9 (17) C
18 11 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 (5)B
19 22 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-8 (19) C
20 47 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-3 (20) A

21 31 I GOTCHA –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-7 (21)B
22 23 I CAN’T HELP MYSELF (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) –•– Donnie Elbert (Avco)-6 (22) C
23 32 ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4 (23) C
24 19 ANTICIPATION –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-13 (13) A
25 25 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-13 (25) B
26 17 DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-14 (4) A+
27 35 RUNNIN’ AWAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5 (27) B+
28 21 BLACK DOG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-11 (15)A+
29 30 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU –•– The English Congregation (Atco)-7 (29)C
30 38 TALKING LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4 (30) B+

31 33 WE’VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Columbia)-7 (31) C
32 28 FIRE AND WATER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-11 (24)B+
33 34 RING THE LIVING BELL –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-6 (33) C
34 20 STAY WITH ME –•– The Faces (Warner Brothers)-10 (17) A+
35 29 FOOTSTOMPIN’ MUSIC –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-9 (29) D
36 36 THE NICKEL SONG –•– Melanie (Buddah)-7 (36) C+
37 39 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-9 (37) B+
38 60 PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-2 (38) F
39 48 ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-4 (39) B
40 64 IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-2 (40) A-

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