US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th March, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending March 25th, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. You can also check the complete 1972 Top Singles here.   america-a-horse-with-no-name-warner-bros-4 america-a-horse-with-no-name-warner-bros-3 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-6 (1 week at #1) 2 1 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-8 3 3 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-13 4 9 PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-5 5 6 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-8 6 4 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-15 7 8 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-9 8 11 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-11 9 5 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-9 10 14 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-10 11 10 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-10 12 7 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-13 13 17 IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-5 14 33 ROCKIN’ ROBIN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-3 15 13 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-13 16 18 ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7 17 42 THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-4 18 30 BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW –•– The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. (Avco)-5 19 23 A COWBOYS WORK IS NEVER DONE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-5 20 28 ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-7 21 21 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Bulter and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-16 22 20 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-18 23 25 RUNNIN’ AWAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-8 24 12 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-11 25 26 WE’VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Columbia)-10 26 29 CRAZY MAMA –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-9 27 15 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-13 28 24 FLOY JOY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-12 29 16 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-9 30 19 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-15 31 36 TAURUS –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-6 32 58 DAY DREAMING –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 33 40 TAKE A LOOK AROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 34 35 GLORY BOUND –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 35 39 EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 36 37 NO ONE TO DEPEND ON –•– Santana (Columbia)-7 37 63 GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH –•– Wings (Apple)-3 38 45 THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-6 39 41 COULD IT BE FOREVER –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-6 40 43 DO YOUR THING –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5 OFF THE CHARTS 42 27 TALKING LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7 43 31 RING THE LIVING BELL –•– Melanie (Neighborhood)-9 45 38 I CAN’T HELP MYSELF (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) –•– Donnie Elbert (Avco)-9 48 34 SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU –•– The English Congregation (Atco)-10 POWER PLAYS 41 50 SLIPPIN’ INTO DARKNESS –•– War (United Artists)-10 44 48 KING HEROIN –•– James Brown (Polydor)-4 46 47 NOW RUN AND TELL THAT –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-8 47 53 TINY DANCER –•– Elton John (Uni)-4 49 56 SUAVECITO –•– Malo (Warner Brothers)-4 50 55 CHANTILLY LACE / THINK ABOUT IT DARLIN’ –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-4 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 74 — HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 78 — BABY BLUE –•– Badfinger (Apple)-1 79 — THE FAMILY OF MAN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1 86 — I HAD IT ALL THE TIME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1 89 — POOL OF BAD LUCK –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1 90 — LEGEND IN YOUR OWN TIME –•– Carly Simon (Elektra)-1 94 — YOU COULD HAVE BEEN A LADY –•– April Wine (Big Tree)-1 98 — HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (Paramount)-1 99 — ASK ME WHAT YOU WANT –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-1 100 — JUBILATION –•– Paul Anka (Buddah)-1