US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th September, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending September 30th, 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. mac-davis-baby-dont-get-hooked-on-me-columbia TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-14 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 BLACK & WHITE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 3 3 SATURDAY IN THE PARK –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9 4 4 BACK STABBERS –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-11 5 6 BEN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-9 6 7 EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-12 7 9 GO ALL THE WAY –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-14 8 13 USE ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-6 9 18 BURNING LOVE / IT’S A MATTER OF TIME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 10 14 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-13 11 11 POWER OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-13 12 12 PLAY ME –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8 13 20 MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-7 14 17 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-9 15 19 SPEAK TO THE SKY –•– Rick Springfield (Capitol)-9 16 16 RUN TO ME –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-10 17 8 HONKY CAT –•– Elton John (Uni)-8 18 5 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-16 19 22 GARDEN PARTY –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-10 20 15 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY –•– Daniel Boone (Mercury)-18 21 27 YOU WEAR IT WELL –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-6 22 26 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Arlo Guthrie (Reprise)-10 23 28 GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-9 24 30 WHY / LONELY BOY –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-6 25 36 FREDDIE’S DEAD (Theme From “Superfly”) –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-7 26 34 TIGHT ROPE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-6 27 40 GOOD TIME CHARLIE’S GOT THE BLUES –•– Danny O’Keefe (Signpost)-5 28 38 DON’T EVER BE LONELY (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-5 29 32 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Mel and Tim (Stax)-11 30 10 ROCK AND ROLL (Part 2) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-11 31 37 LISTEN TO THE MUSIC –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 32 24 POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-14 33 23 BRANDY (You’re a Fine Girl) –•– The Looking Glass (Epic)-16 34 44 THUNDER AND LIGHTNING –•– Chi Coltrane (Columbia)-5 35 43 WITCHY WOMAN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-4 36 25 THE GUITAR MAN –•– Bread (Elektra)-10 37 47 IF I COULD REACH YOU –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4 38 41 IF YOU LEAVE ME TONIGHT I’LL CRY –•– Jerry Wallace (Decca)-7 39 39 EASY LIVIN –•– Uriah Heap (Mercury)-10 40 21 LONG COOL WOMAN (In a Black Dress) –•– The Hollies (Epic)-15 OFF THE CHARTS 50 29 YOU’RE STILL A YOUNG MAN –•– The Tower Of Power (Warner Borthers)-12 POWER PLAYS 41 46 I BELIEVE IN MUSIC –•– Gallery (Sussex)-8 42 45 MY MAN, A SWEET MAN –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-9 43 64 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-4 44 51 MIDNIGHT RIDER / WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Joe Cocker and the Chris Stainton Band (A&M)-3 45 53 FROM THE BEGINNING –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-6 46 49 GERONIMO’S CADILLAC –•– Michael Murphy (A&M)-9 47 52 LOVING YOU JUST CROSSED MY MIND –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-5 48 56 ROCK ME BABY –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-4 49 68 SPACE MAN –•– Nilsson (RCA)-3 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 81 — A LONELY MAN / THE MAN AND THE WOMAN (The Boy and the Girl) –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1 83 — GUILTY –•– Al Green (Bell)-1 86 — IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-1 87 — THE MOSQUITO –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 93 — IF YOU CAN BEAT ME ROCKIN’ (You Can Have My Chair) –•– Laura Lee (Hot Wax)-1 94 — DINAH FLO –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1 95 — FUNNY FACE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-1 97 — TAKE ME BAK ‘OME –•– Slade (Polydor)-1 98 — WHY CAN’T WE BE LOVERS –•– Holland-Dozier Featuring Lamont Dozier (Invictus)-1 99 — SING A SONG / MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC (Medley) –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 100 — SO LONG DIXIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1