US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 2nd September, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 2nd, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. You can also view the entire 1972 chart 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 2 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-12 (5 weeks at #1) 2 3 LONG COOL WOMAN (In a Black Dress) –•– The Hollies (Epic)-11 3 4 I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-9 4 1 BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-12 5 5 HOLD YOUR HEAD UP –•– Argent (Epic)-12 6 10 BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-10 7 7 GOODBYE TO LOVE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8 8 9 YOU DON’T MESS AROUND WITH JIM –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-10 9 17 ROCK AND ROLL (Part 2) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-7 10 14 BACK STABBERS –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-7 11 13 THE GUITAR MAN –•– Bread (Elektra)-6 12 12 MOTORCYCLE MAMA –•– Sailcat (Elektra)-13 13 6 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-14 14 23 BLACK & WHITE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4 15 20 SATURDAY IN THE PARK –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5 16 16 LOOKIN’ THROUGH THE WINDOWS –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8 17 8 COCONUT –•– Nilsson (RCA)-13 18 24 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY –•– Daniel Boone (Mercury)-14 19 22 JOIN TOGETHER –•– The Who (Decca)-7 20 28 GO ALL THE WAY –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-10 21 11 HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE U.S.A. –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-15 22 27 POWER OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-9 23 40 HONKY CAT –•– Elton John (Uni)-4 24 25 BABY LET ME TAKE YOU (In My Arms) –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-14 25 15 DADDY DON’T YOU WALK SO FAST –•– Wayne Newton (Chelsea)-20 26 19 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-13 27 37 RUN TO ME –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 28 33 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-9 29 29 SMALL BEGINNINGS –•– Flash (Capitol)-11 30 34 POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-10 31 18 WHERE IS THE LOVE –•– Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (Atlantic)-15 32 42 EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-7 33 44 PLAY ME –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-4 34 36 YOU’RE STILL A YOUNG MAN –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-8 35 49 SPEAK TO THE SKY –•– Rick Springfield (Capitol)-5 36 26 HOW DO YOU DO –•– Mouth and MacNeal (Philips)-19 37 38 SWEET INSPIRATION / WHERE YOU LEAD (Medley) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-11 38 39 THIS WORLD –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-5 39 47 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-5 40 32 WHEN YOU SAY LOVE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-9 OFF THE CHARTS 44 35 GONE –•– Joey Heatherton (MGM)-15 POWER PLAYS 41 46 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Arlo Guthrie (Reprise)-6 42 63 MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-5 43 51 BEN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-5 45 54 EASY LIVIN –•– Uriah Heep (Mercury)-6 46 55 GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5 47 48 THE COLDEST DAYS OF MY LIFE (Part 1) –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-8 48 59 AMERICA –•– Yes (Atlantic)-4 49 50 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Mel and Tim (Stax)-9 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 78 — FOR EMILY, WHENEVER I MAY FIND HER / AMERICA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-1 80 — DON’T EVER BE LONELY (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-1 86 — THUNDER AND LIGHTNING –•– Chi Coltrane (Columbia)-1 87 — GOOD TIME CHARLIE’S GOT THE BLUES –•– Danny O’Keefe (Signpost)-1 88 — LOVING YOU JUST CROSSED MY MIND –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-1 89 — LISTEN TO THE MUSIC –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 90 — THINK (About It) –•– Lyn Collins (People)-1 92 — LIFE AND BREATH –•– Climax Featuring Sonny Geraci (Rocky Road)-13 98 — LADY ELEANOR –•– Lindisfarne (Elektra)-1 99 — FOOL’S PARADISE –•– The Sylvers (Pride)-1 100 — WHATEVER TURNS YOU ON –•– Travis Wammack (Fame)-1