US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th February, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending February 26th, 1972 Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. Make sure to also check the 1972’s Top 40 Singles here. nilsson-without-you-rca-victor-2 nilsson-without-you-1971 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-11 (2 weeks at #1) 2 3 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7 3 4 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-9 4 2 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-13 5 6 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-6 6 8 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-9 7 9 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-9 8 10 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-5 9 7 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-14 10 11 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-5 11 5 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 12 22 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-5 13 27 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-4 14 18 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-9 15 16 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-11 16 23 MY WORLD –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 17 12 DAY AFTER DAY –•– Badfinger (Apple)-13 18 25 FLOY JOY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-8 19 13 ANTICIPATION –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-12 20 17 STAY WITH ME –•– The Faces (Warner Brothers)-9 21 15 BLACK DOG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-10 22 35 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-7 23 34 I CAN’T HELP MYSELF (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) –•– Donnie Elbert (Avco)-5 24 14 BRAND NEW KEY –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-18 25 32 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Bulter and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-12 26 19 CLEAN UP WOMAN –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-14 27 38 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-4 28 24 FIRE AND WATER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-10 29 31 FOOTSTOMPIN’ MUSIC –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-8 30 37 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU –•– The English Congregation (Atco)-6 31 46 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-6 32 49 ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-3 33 41 WE’VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Columbia)-6 34 39 RING THE LIVING BELL –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-5 35 45 RUNNIN’ AWAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4 36 43 THE NICKEL SONG –•– Melanie (Buddah)-6 37 33 FEELIN’ ALRIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-14 38 47 TALKING LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-3 39 40 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-8 40 30 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN’ –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-15 OFF THE CHARTS 41 20 SUNSHINE –•– Jonathan Edwards (Capricorn)-16 42 36 THAT’S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT ‘CHA –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Artists)-12 43 21 THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Redbone (Epic)-15 POWER PLAYS 44 50 UNTIL IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO GO / WE CAN MAKE THE MORNING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 45 55 NO ONE TO DEPEND ON –•– Santana (Columbia)-3 46 56 HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-3 47 84 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-2 48 62 ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-3 49 57 CRAZY MAMA –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-5 50 59 LOVE ME, LOVE ME LOVE –•– Frank Mills (Sunflower)-5 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 60 — PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-1 64 — IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-1 69 — DO YOUR THING –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1 78 — A COWBOYS WORK IS NEVER DONE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-1 79 — BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW –•– The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. (Avco)-1 82 — DO WHAT YOU SET OUT TO DO –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Duke)-1 84 — WHAT IT IS –•– The Undisputed Trith (Gordy)-1 85 — AFRO-STRUT –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-1 88 — NICE TO BE WITH YOU –•– Gallery (Sussex)-1 89 — LIVING WITHOUT YOU –•– Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Polydor)-1 90 — UP IN HEAH –•– Ike and Tina Turner (United Artists)-1 95 — KEEP ON DOIN’ WHAT YOU’RE DOIN’ –•– Bobby Byrd (BrownStone)-1 97 — IT’S ALL UP TO YOU / OH, MY DEAR –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 98 — YOU GOT ME WALKING –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 99 — YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Linda Jones (Turbo)-1 100 — WE’RE TOGETHER –•– The Hillside Singers (Metromedia)-1