US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 12th February, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending February 12th, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. For the US 1972 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it here. al-green-lets-stay-together-london-3 al-green-lets-stay-together-1971-5 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-11 (1 week at #1) 2 1 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-12 3 5 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-9 4 8 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-7 5 6 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 6 9 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5 7 12 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-4 8 10 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-7 9 3 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-16 10 4 DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-11 11 11 CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-12 12 7 SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-14 13 14 ANTICIPATION –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-10 14 20 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-7 15 23 BLACK DOG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-8 16 35 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-3 17 19 STAY WITH ME –•– The Faces (Warner Brothers)-7 18 13 SCORPIO –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-16 19 17 DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-12 20 15 YOU ARE EVERYTHING –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-15 21 21 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-13 22 22 THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Redbone (Epic)-13 23 29 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-9 24 25 FIRE AND WATER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8 25 31 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-7 26 39 MY WORLD –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 27 28 THAT’S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT ‘CHA –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-10 28 40 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-3 29 42 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-3 30 33 FLOY JOY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6 31 18 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-11 32 16 SUGAR DADDY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10 33 34 FEELIN’ ALRIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-12 34 36 FOOTSTOMPIN’ MUSIC –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-6 35 38 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Bulter and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-10 36 26 I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (In Perfect Harmony) –•– The Hillside Singers (Metromedia)-12 37 37 TOGETHER LET’S FIND LOVE –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7 38 24 LEVON –•– Elton John (Uni)-9 39 62 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-2 40 44 I CAN’T HELP MYSELF (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) –•– Donnie Elbert (Avco)-3 OFF THE CHARTS 42 27 MAKE ME THE WOMAN THAT YOU GO HOME TO –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 POWER PLAYS 41 49 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU –•– The English Congregation (Atco)-4 43 46 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-6 44 45 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-5 45 47 DO THE FUNKY PENGUIN (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-8 46 51 THE NICKEL SONG –•– Melanie (Buddah)-4 47 48 TUPELO HONEY –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-7 48 53 WE’VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Columbia)-4 49 68 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-4 50 66 RING THE LIVING BELL –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-3 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 61 — TALKING LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1 66 — NO ONE TO DEPEND ON –•– Santana (Columbia)-1 71 — ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1 80 — HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-1 88 — ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-1 89 — GLORY BOUND –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 90 — STEP OUT –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 94 — GOIN’ DOWN (On the Road To L.A.) –•– Terry Black and Laurel Ward (Kama Sutra)-1 95 — NUMBER WONDERFUL –•– The Rock Flowers (Wheel)-1 96 — THAT’S WHAT LOVE WILL MAKE YOU DO –•– Little Milton (Stax)-1 99 — IT’S FOUR IN THE MORNING –•– Faron Young (Mercury)-1