US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 16th September, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 16th, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. You can also check the complete 1972 Top Singles here. three-dog-night-black-and-white-probe three-dog-night-black-and-white-1972-4 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 9 BLACK & WHITE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 (1 week at #1) 2 4 BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-12 3 1 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-14 4 10 SATURDAY IN THE PARK –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7 5 6 BACK STABBERS –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-9 6 2 LONG COOL WOMAN (In a Black Dress) –•– The Hollies (Epic)-13 7 7 ROCK AND ROLL (Part 2) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-9 8 5 BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– Looking Glass (Epic)-14 9 13 HONKY CAT –•– Elton John (Uni)-6 10 3 I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Al Green (Hi)-11 11 11 THE GUITAR MAN –•– Bread (Elektra)-8 12 15 GO ALL THE WAY –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-12 13 26 BEN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-7 14 18 POWER OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-11 15 16 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY –•– Daniel Boone (Mercury)-16 16 22 EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-9 17 21 PLAY ME –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-6 18 23 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-11 19 20 RUN TO ME –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8 20 28 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-7 21 8 YOU DON’T MESS AROUND WITH JIM –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-12 22 40 BURNING LOVE / IT’S A MATTER OF TIME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 23 29 SPEAK TO THE SKY –•– Rick Springfield (Capitol)-7 24 25 POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-12 25 33 USE ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-4 26 31 MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-7 27 17 JOIN TOGETHER –•– The Who (Decca)-9 28 12 HOLD YOUR HEAD UP –•– Argent (Epic)-14 29 30 YOU’RE STILL A YOUNG MAN –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Brothers)-10 30 14 GOODBYE TO LOVE –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10 31 36 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Arlo Guthrie (Reprise)-8 32 24 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I DON’T WANT TO BE RIGHT –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-16 33 42 GARDEN PARTY –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-8 34 19 MOTORCYCLE MAMA –•– Sailcat (Elektra)-15 35 37 GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-7 36 27 LOOKIN’ THROUGH THE WINDOWS –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10 37 44 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Mel and Tim (Stax)-11 38 43 WHY / LONELY BOY –•– Donny Osmond (MGM / Kolob)-4 39 45 YOU WEAR IT WELL –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-4 40 41 EASY LIVIN –•– Uriah Heep (Mercury)-8 OFF THE CHARTS 43 38 THIS WORLD –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-7 45 35 BABY LET ME TAKE YOU (In My Arms) –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-16 POWER PLAYS 41 49 TIGHT ROPE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-4 42 56 IF YOU LEAVE ME TONIGHT I’LL CRY –•– Jerry Wallace (Decca)-5 44 53 FREDDIE’S DEAD (Theme From “Superfly”) –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-5 46 46 AMERICA –•– Yes (Atlantic)-6 47 52 MY MAN, A SWEET MAN –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-7 48 54 I BELIEVE IN MUSIC –•– Gallery (Sussex)-6 49 57 DON’T EVER BE LONELY (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-3 50 51 ROCK ME ON THE WATER –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-7 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 70 — MIDNIGHT RIDER / WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Joe Cocker and the Chris Stainton Band (A&M)-1 81 — WOMAN DON’T GO ASTRAY –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-1 83 — THAT’S HOW LOVE GOES –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-1 86 — DON’T DO IT –•– The Band (Capitol)-1 87 — I AM WOMAN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-4 90 — SPACEMAN –•– Nilsson (RCA)-1 92 — BUZZY BROWN –•– Tim Davis (Metromedia)-1 93 — BEST THING –•– Styx (Wooden Nickel)-1 97 — I’LL MAKE YOU MUSIC –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-1 98 — KEEP ON RUNNING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 99 — WE CAN MAKE IT TOGETHER –•– Steve and Eydie Featuring the Osmonds (MGM)-1 100 — WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1