US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th November, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending November 4th, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. For the US 1972 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it here. johnny-nash-i-can-see-clearly-now-cbs-4 johnny-nash-i-can-see-clearly-now-epic TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 5 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-9 (1 week at #1) 2 3 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-14 3 1 MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-12 4 6 FREDDIE’S DEAD (Theme From “Superfly”) –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-12 5 2 BURNING LOVE / IT’S A MATTER OF TIME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12 6 7 GARDEN PARTY –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-15 7 14 I’LL BE AROUND / HOW COULD I LET YOU GET AWAY –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-12 8 15 I’D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-7 9 10 GOOD TIME CHARLIE’S GOT THE BLUES –•– Danny O’Keefe (Signpost)-10 10 8 BEN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-14 11 12 LISTEN TO THE MUSIC –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10 12 17 I AM WOMAN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-11 13 4 USE ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-11 14 19 IF I COULD REACH YOU –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-9 15 16 WITCHY WOMAN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-9 16 9 EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-17 17 38 PAPA WAS A ROLLIN’ STONE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 18 22 THUNDER AND LIGHTNING –•– Chi Coltrane (Columbia)-10 19 20 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Mel and Tim (Stax)-16 20 11 TIGHT ROPE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-11 21 28 SUMMER BREEZE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-9 22 26 I BELIEVE IN MUSIC –•– Gallery (Sussex)-13 23 18 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Arlo Guthrie (Reprise)-15 24 25 SPACE MAN –•– Nilsson (RCA)-8 25 13 WHY / LONELY BOY –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-11 26 57 CONVENTION ’72 –•– The Delegates (Mainstream)-3 27 36 IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-6 28 32 ELECTED –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-5 29 30 LOVING YOU JUST CROSSED MY MIND –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-10 30 34 AMERICAN CITY SUITE (Sweet City Song / All Around the Town / A Friend Is Dying) –•– Cashman and West (Dunhill)-7 31 59 YOU OUGHT TO BE WITH ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-3 32 24 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-18 33 23 DON’T EVER BE LONELY (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-10 34 35 DON’T DO IT –•– The Band (Capitol)-8 35 46 OPERATOR (That’s Not the Way It Feels) –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-4 36 44 ROCK ‘N ROLL SOUL –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-7 37 42 VENTURA HIGHWAY –•– America (Warner Brothers)-3 38 27 MIDNIGHT RIDER / WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Joe Cocker and the Chris Stainton Band (A&M)-8 39 50 IT NEVER RAINS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-3 40 41 ALL THE YOUNG DUDES –•– Mott the Hoople (Columbia)-7 OFF THE CHARTS 42 39 FROM THE BEGINNING –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-11 43 31 GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-14 POWER PLAYS 41 60 I’M STONE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-4 44 49 ROCKIN’ PNEUMONIA – BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-5 45 51 FUNNY FACE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-6 46 55 SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH ME –•– Austin Roberts (Chelsea)-4 47 47 THAT’S HOW LOVE GOES –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-8 48 48 CAN’T YOU HEAR THE SONG –•– Wayne Newton (Chelsea)-7 50 70 CRAZY HORSES –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-3 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 71 — I DIDN’T KNOW I LOVED YOU (‘Till I Saw You Rock and Roll) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-1 74 — ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-1 76 — LIVING IN THE PAST –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-1 77 — IN HEAVEN THERE IS NO BEER –•– Clean Living (Vanguard)-1 79 — LIES –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-1 82 — I FOUND MY DAD / TROUBLE IN MY HOME –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1 84 — ONE NIGHT AFFAIR –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 85 — GOOD TIME SALLY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-1 89 — LONG DARK ROAD –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1 90 — LOVIN’ YOU, LOVIN’ ME –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-1 93 — I GOT A THING ABOUT YOU BABY –•– Billy Lee Riley (Entrance)-1 94 — ROBERTA –•– Bones (Signpost)-1 100 — CELEBRATION –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1