US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th June, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending June 17th, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. Make sure to also check the 1972’s Top 40 Singles here. sammy-davis-jr-the-candy-man-mgm sammy-davis-jr-with-the-mike-curb-congregation-the-candy-man-1972 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 THE CANDY MAN –•– Sammy Davis Jr. with the Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-15 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 I’LL TAKE YOU THERE –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-11 3 4 SONG SUNG BLUE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7 4 3 OH GIRL –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-11 5 6 NICE TO BE WITH YOU –•– Gallery (Sussex)-17 6 9 OUTA-SPACE / I WROTE A SIMPLE SONG –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-14 7 13 TROGLODYTE (Cave Man) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (RCA)-6 8 10 (Last Night) I DIDN’T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-12 9 5 SYLVIA’S MOTHER –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-12 10 20 LEAN ON ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-9 11 7 THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-16 12 12 IT’S GOING TO TAKE SOME TIME –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 13 8 MORNING HAS BROKEN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-12 14 11 TUMBLING DICE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8 15 15 DIARY –•– Bread (Elektra)-9 16 16 I SAW THE LIGHT –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-11 17 19 AMAZING GRACE –•– The Pipes and Drums and the Military Band of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (RCA)-5 18 14 WALKIN’ IN THE RAIN WITH THE ONE I LOVE –•– Love Unlimited (Uni)-12 19 22 I NEED YOU –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5 20 23 ROCKET MAN (I Think It’s Gonna Be A long, Long Time) –•– Elton John (Uni)-7 21 18 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (Paramount)-13 22 17 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE FOR ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-12 23 42 TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-4 24 33 LIVING IN A HOUSE DIVIDED –•– Cher (Kapp)-5 25 25 SOMEDAY NEVER COMES –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7 26 36 DADDY DON’T YOU WALK SO FAST –•– Wayne Newton (Chelsea)-9 27 35 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-5 28 24 TAXI –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-15 29 29 ISN’T LIFE STRANGE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-9 30 27 ASK ME WHAT YOU WANT –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-13 31 32 I’VE BEEN LONELY FOR SO LONG –•– Frederick Knight (Stax)-9 32 44 LAYLA –•– Derek and the Dominos (Atco)-16 33 38 I WANNA BE WHERE YOU ARE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-4 34 50 HOW DO YOU DO –•– Mouth and MacNeal (Philips)-8 35 72 TOO YOUNG –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-2 36 37 IMMIGRATION MAN –•– Graham Nash and David Crosby (Atlantic)-7 37 40 AUTOMATICALLY SUNSHINE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-7 38 39 LONG HAIRED LOVER FROM LIVERPOOL / MOTHER OF MINE –•– Little Jimmy Osmond with the Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-9 39 21 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9 40 49 ALL THE KING’S HORSES –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 OFF THE CHARTS 48 30 ME AND JULIO DOWN BY THE SCHOOLYARD –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-11 50 31 OLD MAN –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-8 54 34 LOVE THEME FROM “THE GODFATHER” (Speak Softly Love) –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-11 POWER PLAYS 41 48 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-3 42 55 CONQUISTADOR –•– Procol Harum (A&M)-4 43 45 YOU SAID A BAD WORD –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-5 44 51 DAY BY DAY –•– Godspell (Bell)-5 45 47 SUPERWOMAN (Where Were You When I Needed You) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 46 54 TAKE IT EASY –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-3 47 59 PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-3 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 68 — BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-1 81 — THE RUNWAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 82 — HOLD YOUR HEAD UP –•– Argent (Epic)-1 83 — I’M COMING HOME –•– Stories (Kama Sutra)-1 85 — MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB / LITTLE WOMAN LOVE –•– Wings (Apple)-1 88 — ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-1 89 — MEN OF LEARNING –•– Vigrass and Osborne (Uni)-1 90 — BROWN EYED GIRL –•– El Chicano (Kapp)-1 100 — CAT’S EYE IN THE WINDOW –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1