US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 1st July, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending July 1st, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. For the US 1972 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it here. neil-diamond-song-sung-blue-uni-5 neil-diamond-song-sung-blue-1972-7 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 SONG SUNG BLUE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-9 (1 week at #1) 2 1 THE CANDY MAN –•– Sammy Davis Jr. with the Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-17 3 3 OUTA-SPACE / I WROTE A SIMPLE SONG –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-16 4 7 LEAN ON ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-11 5 10 TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-6 6 6 TROGLODYTE (Cave Man) –•– The Jimmy Castor Bunch (RCA)-8 7 4 NICE TO BE WITH YOU –•– Gallery (Sussex)-19 8 14 ROCKET MAN (I Think It’s Gonna Be A long, Long Time) –•– Elton John (Uni)-9 9 13 I NEED YOU –•– America (Warner Brothers)-7 10 15 DADDY DON’T YOU WALK SO FAST –•– Wayne Newton (Chelsea)-11 11 12 AMAZING GRACE –•– The Pipes and Drums and the Military Band of the Royal Scot Dragoon Guards (RCA)-7 12 5 I’LL TAKE YOU THERE –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-13 13 8 (Last Night) I DIDN’T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-14 14 19 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-5 15 9 OH GIRL –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-13 16 23 LAYLA –•– Derek and the Dominoes (Atco)-18 17 11 SYLVIA’S MOTHER –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-14 18 28 TOO YOUNG –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-4 19 29 HOW DO YOU DO –•– Mouth and MacNeal (Philips)-10 20 35 TAKE IT EASY –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-5 21 27 I WANNA BE WHERE YOU ARE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-6 22 22 LIVING IN A HOUSE DIVIDED –•– Cher (Kapp)-7 23 40 SCHOOL’S OUT –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Borthers)-5 24 17 MORNING HAS BROKEN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-14 25 26 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-7 26 33 WHERE IS THE LOVE –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-6 27 45 BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-3 28 30 I’VE BEEN LONELY FOR SO LONG –•– Frederick Knight (Stax)-11 29 32 ALL THE KING’S HORSES –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 30 34 CONQUISTADOR –•– Procol Harum (A&M)-6 31 21 WALKING IN THE RAIN WITH THE ONE I LOVE –•– Love Unlimited (Uni)-14 32 37 DAY BY DAY –•– Godspell (Bell)-7 33 24 TUMBLING DICE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-10 34 59 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-3 35 25 IT’S GOING TO TAKE SOME TIME –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10 36 18 THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-18 37 16 I SAW THE LIGHT –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-13 38 38 SUPERWOMAN (Where Were You When I Needed You) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 39 43 PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-7 40 36 IMMIGRATION MAN –•– Graham Nash and Daivd Crosby (Atlantic)-9 OFF THE CHARTS 41 20 DIARY –•– Bread (Elektra)-11 POWER PLAYS 42 42 YOU SAID A BAD WORD –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-7 43 58 MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB / LITTLE WOMAN LOVE –•– Wings (Apple)-3 44 49 COCONUT –•– Nilsson (RCA)-4 45 47 AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-7 46 52 HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE U.S.A. –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-6 47 51 WE’RE ON OUR WAY –•– Chris Hodge (Apple)-5 48 53 WE’RE FREE –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-10 49 56 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 50 75 LONG COOL WOMAN (In a Black Dress) –•– The Hollies (Epic)-2 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 60 — YOU DON’T MESS AROUND WITH JIM –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-1 76 — HOLD HER TIGHT –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-1 77 — BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1 80 — I MISS YOU (Part 1) –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phil. Intl.)-1 81 — WAR SONG –•– Neil Young and Graham Nash (Reprise)-1 87 — POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 88 — GO ALL THE WAY –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-1 92 — DELTA DAWN –•– Tanya Tucker (Columbia)-1 93 — MOTHER NATURE / FUNKY MUSIC SHO NUFF TURNS ME ON –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 94 — IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– Bob Seger (Palladium)-1 95 — BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-1 100 — STARMAN –•– David Bowie (RCA)-1