US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th August, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 26th, 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. looking-glass-brandy-youre-a-fine-girl-epic-3 looking-glass-brandy-youre-a-fine-girl-1972-4 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-11 (1 week at #1) 2 1 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-11 3 3 LONG COOL WOMAN (In a Black Dress) –•– The Hollies (Epic)-10 4 5 I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-8 5 8 HOLD YOUR HEAD UP –•– Argent (Epic)-11 6 4 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-13 7 10 GOODBYE TO LOVE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7 8 9 COCONUT –•– Nilsson (RCA)-12 9 12 YOU DON’T MESS AROUND WITH JIM –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-9 10 18 BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-9 11 11 HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE U.S.A. –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-14 12 16 MOTORCYCLE MAMA –•– Sailcat (Elektra)-12 13 17 THE GUITAR MAN –•– Bread (Elektra)-5 14 26 BACK STABBERS –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-6 15 7 DADDY DON’T YOU WALK SO FAST –•– Wayne Newton (Chelsea)-19 16 20 LOOKIN’ THROUGH THE WINDOWS –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7 17 21 ROCK AND ROLL (Part 2) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-6 18 6 WHERE IS THE LOVE –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-14 19 19 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-12 20 33 SATURDAY IN THE PARK –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4 21 14 SCHOOL’S OUT –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Borthers)-13 22 23 JOIN TOGETHER –•– The Who (Decca)-6 23 47 BLACK & WHITE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3 24 29 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY –•– Daniel Boone (Mercury)-13 25 27 BABY LET ME TAKE YOU (In My Arms) –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-13 26 15 HOW DO YOU DO –•– Mouth and MacNeal (Philips)-18 27 37 POWER OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-8 28 40 GO ALL THE WAY –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-9 29 31 SMALL BEGINNINGS –•– Flash (Capitol)-10 30 13 TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-14 31 25 LEAN ON ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-19 32 32 WHEN YOU SAY LOVE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-8 33 39 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-8 34 36 POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-9 35 24 GONE –•– Joey Heatherton (MGM)-14 36 41 YOU’RE STILL A YOUNG MAN –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-7 37 43 RUN TO ME –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 38 38 SWEET INSPIRATION / WHERE YOU LEAD (Medley) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-10 39 45 THIS WORLD –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-4 40 44 HONKY CAT –•– Elton John (Uni)-3 OFF THE CHARTS 41 22 HAPPY –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-7 43 30 HOLD HER TIGHT –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-9 45 28 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-9 POWER PLAYS 42 51 EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-6 44 55 PLAY ME –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-3 46 49 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Arlo Guthrie (Reprise)-5 47 69 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-4 48 50 THE COLDEST DAYS OF MY LIFE (Part 1) –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-7 49 57 SPEAK TO THE SKY –•– Rick Springfield (Capitol)-4 50 52 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Mel and Tim (Stax)-8 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 80 — USE ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1 82 — TIGHT ROPE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-1 84 — SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) / HARRY HIPPIE –•– Bobby Womack and Peace (United Aritsts)-1 85 — WHY / LONELY BOY –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-1 87 — YOU WEAR IT WELL –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-1 89 — FROM THE BEGINNING –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-1 90 — I WILL NEVER PASS THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 95 — TOAST TO THE FOOL –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-1 99 — A PIECE OF PAPER –•– Gladstone (ABC)-1 100 — I’VE GOT TO HAVE YOU –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-1