US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th March, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending March 11th, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. You can also view the entire 1972 chart 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)-13 (4 weeks at #1) 2 7 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-6 3 6 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-11 4 4 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8 5 5 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-7 6 3 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-11 7 20 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-4 8 2 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-9 9 11 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-7 10 10 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-11 11 38 PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-3 12 14 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-6 13 9 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-7 14 13 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-11 15 19 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-9 16 17 FLOY JOY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-10 17 15 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-13 18 21 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-8 19 12 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-16 20 8 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Al Green (Hi)-15 21 23 ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-5 22 22 I CAN’T HELP MYSELF (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) –•– Donnie Elbert (Avco)-7 23 16 MY WORLD –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 24 25 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Bulter and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-14 25 27 RUNNIN’ AWAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6 26 18 NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-12 27 40 IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-3 28 31 WE’VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Columbia)-8 29 29 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU –•– The English Congregation (Atco)-8 30 30 TALKING LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5 31 33 RING THE LIVING BELL –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-7 32 39 ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-5 33 59 A COWBOYS WORK IS NEVER DONE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-3 34 60 BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW –•– The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. (Avco)-3 35 36 THE NICKEL SONG –•– Melanie (Buddah)-8 36 37 YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-10 37 41 NO ONE TO DEPEND ON –•– Santana (Columbia)-5 38 42 CRAZY MAMA –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-7 39 52 TAURUS –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-4 40 43 UNTIL IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO GO / WE CAN MAKE THE MORNING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 OFF THE CHARTS 44 35 FOOTSTOMPIN’ MUSIC –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-10 53 28 BLACK DOG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-12 POWER PLAYS 41 46 COULD IT BE FOREVER –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-4 42 44 HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-5 43 45 GLORY BOUND –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 45 55 EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 46 47 LOVE ME, LOVE ME LOVE –•– Frank Mills (Sunflower)-7 47 61 THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-4 48 50 NOW RUN AND TELL THAT –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-6 49 53 DO YOUR THING –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-3 50 62 TAKE A LOOK AROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 68 — ROCKIN’ ROBIN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-1 77 — MONEY RUNNER –•– Quincy Jones (Reprise)-1 78 — GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH –•– Wings (Apple)-1 81 — BE MY LOVER –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1 82 — EVERYDAY –•– John Denver (RCA)-1 90 — IF WE ONLY HAVE LOVE –•– Dionne Warwick (Warner Brothers)-1 92 — SON OF MY FATHER –•– Chicory (Epic)-1 96 — WILLPOWER WEAK, TEMPTATION STRONG –•– Bullet (Big Tree)-1 97 — THE CANDY MAN –•– Sammy Davis Jr. with the Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-1 98 — YOU ARE THE ONE –•– The Sugar Bears (Big Tree)-1 99 — JOSIE –•– Kris Kristofferson (Monument)-1 100 — TAXI –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-1