US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 18th November, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending November 18th, 1972. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970s here. Make sure to also check the 1972’s Top 40 Singles 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 1 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-11 (3 weeks at #1) 2 3 I’D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-9 3 5 I’LL BE AROUND / HOW COULD I LET YOU GET AWAY –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-14 4 8 I AM WOMAN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-13 5 2 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-16 6 13 PAPA WAS A ROLLIN’ STONE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 7 4 FREDDIE’S DEAD (Theme From “Superfly”) –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-14 8 9 CONVENTION ’72 –•– The Delegates (Mainstream)-5 9 10 WITCHY WOMAN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-11 10 16 SUMMER BREEZE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-11 11 12 IF I COULD REACH YOU –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-11 12 6 GARDEN PARTY –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-17 13 20 IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-8 14 7 MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-14 15 21 YOU OUGHT TO BE WITH ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-5 16 11 LISTEN TO THE MUSIC –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12 17 18 THUNDER AND LIGHTNING –•– Chi Coltrane (Columbia)-11 18 24 VENTURA HIGHWAY –•– America (Warner Brothers)-5 19 14 BURNING LOVE / IT’S A MATTER OF TIME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-14 20 25 I’M STONE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-6 21 27 IT NEVER RAINS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-5 22 30 OPERATOR (That’s Not the Way It Feels) –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-6 23 15 GOOD TIME CHARLIE’S GOT THE BLUES –•– Danny O’Keefe (Signpost)-12 24 32 CRAZY HORSES –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-5 25 31 FUNNY FACE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-8 26 26 ELECTED –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-7 27 28 AMERICAN CITY SUITE (Sweet City Song / All Around the Town / A Friend Is Dying) –•– Cashman and West (Dunhill)-9 28 36 CLAIR –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-4 29 33 SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH ME –•– Austin Roberts (Chelsea)-6 30 35 ROCK ‘N ROLL SOUL –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-9 31 23 SPACE MAN –•– Nilsson (RCA)-10 32 38 ROCKIN’ PNEUMONIA – BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-7 33 22 I BELIEVE IN MUSIC –•– Gallery (Sussex)-15 34 34 DON’T DO IT –•– The Band (Capitol)-10 35 17 BEN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-16 36 42 CORNER OF THE SKY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4 37 37 ALL THE YOUNG DUDES –•– Mott the Hoople (Columbia)-9 38 44 DIALOGUE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Chicago (Columbia)-4 39 48 ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-3 40 55 SWEET SURRENDER –•– Bread (Elektra)-2 OFF THE CHARTS 41 19 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Mel and Tim (Stax)-18 42 29 LOVING YOU JUST CROSSED MY MIND –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-12 POWER PLAYS 43 49 SUNNY DAYS –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-7 44 56 THEME FROM “THE MEN” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5 45 59 SO LONG DIXIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-8 46 46 THAT’S HOW LOVE GOES –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-10 47 62 LIVING IN THE PAST –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-3 48 70 LIES –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-3 49 64 I DIDN’T KNOW I LOVED YOU (‘Till I Saw You Rock and Roll) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-3 50 51 LET IT RAIN –•– Eric Clapton (Polydor)-9 DEBUTS THIS WEEK 63 — ALIVE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 79 — I GOT A BAG OF MY OWN –•– James Brown (Polydor)-1 80 — ANGEL –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-1 82 — SUPERSTITION –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 83 — SUPERFLY –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-1 85 — DAY AND NIGHT –•– The Wackers (Elektra)-1 89 — SITTING –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1 90 — PIECES OF APRIL –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1 93 — THE WORLD IS A GHETTO –•– War (United Artists)-1 96 — MAMA WEER ALL CRAZEE NOW –•– Slade (Polydor)-1 98 — DO IT AGAIN –•– Steely Dan (ABC)-1 100 — YOU CAN DO MAGIC –•– Limmie & Family Cookin’ (Avco)-1