US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 5th August, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 5th, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. For the US 1972 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it here. gilbert-osullivan-alone-again-naturally-otra-vez-solo-naturalente-mam gilbert-osullivan-alone-again-naturally-1972-9 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-8 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-8 3 4 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-10 4 5 DADDY DON’T YOU WALK SO FAST –•– Wayne Newton (Chelsea)-16 5 3 TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-11 6 6 WHERE IS THE LOVE –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-11 7 7 SCHOOL’S OUT –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Borthers)-10 8 8 HOW DO YOU DO –•– Mouth and MacNeal (Philips)-15 9 10 LONG COOL WOMAN (In a Black Dress) –•– The Hollies (Epic)-7 10 11 LAYLA –•– Derek and the Dominoes (Atco)-24 11 9 LEAN ON ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-16 12 15 COCONUT –•– Nilsson (RCA)-9 13 13 DAY BY DAY –•– Godspell (Bell)-12 14 17 HOLD HER TIGHT –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-6 15 18 I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-5 16 19 HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE U.S.A. –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-11 17 16 CONQUISTADOR –•– Procol Harum (A&M)-11 18 14 ROCKET MAN (I Think It’s Gonna Be A long, Long Time) –•– Elton John (Uni)-14 19 12 TAKE IT EASY –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-10 20 23 HOLD YOUR HEAD UP –•– Argent (Epic)-8 21 27 YOU DON’T MESS AROUND WITH JIM –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-6 22 30 GOODBYE TO LOVE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 23 26 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 24 28 MOTORCYCLE MAMA –•– Sailcat (Elektra)-9 25 29 GONE –•– Joey Heatherton (MGM)-11 26 20 TOO YOUNG –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-9 27 22 OUTA-SPACE / I WROTE A SIMPLE SONG –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-21 28 31 HAPPY –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-4 29 38 LOOKIN’ THROUGH THE WINDOWS –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4 30 25 PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-10 31 34 BABY LET ME TAKE YOU (In My Arms) –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-10 32 36 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-6 33 37 SMALL BEGINNINGS –•– Flash (Capitol)-7 34 50 ROCK AND ROLL (Part 2) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-3 35 42 BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-6 36 47 WHEN YOU SAY LOVE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-5 37 24 I WANNA BE WHERE YOU ARE –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-11 38 49 JOIN TOGETHER –•– The Who (Decca)-3 39 62 THE GUITAR MAN –•– Bread (Elektra)-2 40 45 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY –•– Daniel Boone (Mercury)-10 OFF THE CHARTS 45 39 THE RUNWAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 48 40 WE’RE FREE –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-15 POWER PLAYS 41 41 SWEET INSPIRATION / WHERE YOU LEAD (Medley) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-7 42 53 POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-6 43 46 I’M COMING HOME –•– The Stories (Kama Sutra)-8 44 44 HONKY TONK (Part 1) –•– The James Brown Soul Train (Polydor)-7 46 48 WE’VE COME TOO FAR TO END IT NOW –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 47 52 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-5 49 54 IN THE GHETTO –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-7 50 55 BACK STABBERS –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-3 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 60 — SATURDAY IN THE PARK –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 71 — THIS WORLD –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-1 73 — ROCK ME ON THE WATER –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-1 79 — MY MAN, A SWEET MAN –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-1 80 — YOUR WONDERFUL, SWEET SWEET LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 83 — GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1 84 — WHAT A WONDERFUL THING WE HAVE –•– The Fabulous Rhinestones (Just Sunshine)-1 85 — BEN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-1 86 — IN TIME –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 89 — SPEAK TO THE SKY –•– Rick Springfield (Capitol)-1 90 — GERONIMO’S CADILLAC –•– Michael Murphy (A&M)-1 99 — MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-1 100 — NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-1