US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th May, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending May 13th, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. Curious to see the entire chart for this year? View the 1972 US Top Singles here. roberta-flack-the-first-time-ever-i-saw-your-face-atlantic-4 roberta-flack-the-first-time-ever-i-saw-your-face-atlantic-3 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-11 (5 weeks at #1) 2 2 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-17 3 11 OH GIRL –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-6 4 7 I’LL TAKE YOU THERE –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-6 5 4 ROCKIN’ ROBIN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-10 6 3 BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW –•– The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. (Avco)-12 7 9 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE FOR ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-7 8 5 DAY DREAMING –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 9 10 BACK OFF BOOGALOO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-7 10 6 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-13 11 23 TUMBLING DICE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-3 12 13 VINCENT / CASTLES IN THE AIR –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-9 13 17 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (Paramount)-8 14 8 DOCTOR MY EYES –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-9 15 19 MORNING HAS BROKEN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-7 16 12 THE FAMILY OF MAN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 17 26 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4 18 20 SLIPPIN’ INTO DARKNESS –•– War (United Artists)-17 19 16 A COWBOYS WORK IS NEVER DONE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-12 20 37 SYLVIA’S MOTHER –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-7 21 24 THE CANDY MAN –•– Sammy Davis Jr. with the Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-10 22 14 BABY BLUE –•– Badfinger (Apple)-8 23 18 SUAVECITO –•– Malo (Warner Brothers)-11 24 25 ME AND JULIO DOWN BY THE SCHOOLYARD –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-6 25 28 (Last Night) I DIDN’T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7 26 31 I SAW THE LIGHT –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-6 27 27 RUN RUN RUN –•– Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum)-9 28 29 TAXI –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-10 29 34 NICE TO BE WITH YOU –•– Gallery (Sussex)-12 30 40 DIARY –•– Bread (Elektra)-4 31 36 WALKIN’ IN THE RAIN WITH THE ONE I LOVE –•– Love Unlimited (Uni)-7 32 15 IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-12 33 35 YOU COULD HAVE BEEN A LADY –•– April Wine (Big Tree)-8 34 43 IT’S GOING TO TAKE SOME TIME –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3 35 67 SONG SUNG BLUE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-2 36 44 ASK ME WHAT YOU WANT –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-8 37 30 JUMP INTO THE FIRE –•– Nilsson (RCA)-9 38 33 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 39 47 ISN’T LIFE STRANGE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-4 40 57 OUTA-SPACE / I WROTE A SIMPLE SONG –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-9 OFF THE CHARTS 42 39 EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-16 50 21 PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-12 57 38 MISTER CAN’T YOU SEE –•– Buffy Sainte-Marie (Vanguard)-7 POWER PLAYS 41 45 LOVE THEME FROM “THE GODFATHER” (Speak Softly Love) –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 43 72 SOMEDAY NEVER COMES –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-2 44 46 HEARSAY –•– The Soul Children (Stax)-9 46 58 I’VE BEEN LONELY FOR SO LONG –•– Frederick Knight (Stax)-4 47 59 OLD MAN –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-3 48 56 SMILIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4 49 53 WALK IN THE NIGHT –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-7 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 71 — TROGLODYTE (Cave Man) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (RCA)-1 90 — GIVING UP –•– Donny Hathaway (Atco)-1 92 — LAYLA –•– Derek and the Dominos (Atco)-11 93 — DON’T WANT TO SAY GOODBYE –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-1 95 — KATE –•– Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Three (Columbia)-1 97 — JUST AS LONG AS YOU NEED ME (Part 1) –•– The Independents (Wand)-1 99 — ME AND JESUS –•– Tom T. Hall (Mercury)-1 100 — AIN’T THAT LOVING YOU (For More Reasons Than One) –•– Isaac Hayes and David Porter (Enterprise)-1