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US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 25th November, 1972

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending November 25th, 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.

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-12 (4 weeks at #1)
2 2 I’D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-10
3 3 I’LL BE AROUND / HOW COULD I LET YOU GET AWAY –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-15
4 4 I AM WOMAN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-14
5 6 PAPA WAS A ROLLIN’ STONE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7
6 10 SUMMER BREEZE –•– Seals and Crofts (Warner Brothers)-12
7 13 IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW –•– Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Phila. Intl.)-9
8 15 YOU OUGHT TO BE WITH ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-6
9 5 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-17
10 11 IF I COULD REACH YOU –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-12

11 8 CONVENTION ’72 –•– The Delegates (Mainstream)-6
12 7 FREDDIE’S DEAD (Theme From “Superfly”) –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-15
13 18 VENTURA HIGHWAY –•– America (Warner Brothers)-6
14 21 IT NEVER RAINS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA –•– Albert Hammond (Mums)-6
15 20 I’M STONE IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– The Stylistics (Avco)-7
16 9 WITCHY WOMAN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-12
17 28 CLAIR –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-5
18 29 SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH ME –•– Austin Roberts (Chelsea)-7
19 24 CRAZY HORSES –•– The Osmonds (MGM / Kolob)-6
20 22 OPERATOR (That’s Not the Way It Feels) –•– Jim Croce (ABC)-7

21 25 FUNNY FACE –•– Donna Fargo (Dot)-9
22 19 BURNING LOVE / IT’S A MATTER OF TIME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-15
23 39 ME AND MRS. JONES –•– Billy Paul (Philadelphia International)-4
24 12 GARDEN PARTY –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-18
25 16 LISTEN TO THE MUSIC –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-13
26 32 ROCKIN’ PNEUMONIA – BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-8
27 36 CORNER OF THE SKY –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
28 38 DIALOGUE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
29 30 ROCK ‘N ROLL SOUL –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-10
30 40 SWEET SURRENDER –•– Bread (Elektra)-3

31 23 GOOD TIME CHARLIE’S GOT THE BLUES –•– Danny O’Keefe (Signpost)-13
32 14 MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-15
33 26 ELECTED –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-8
34 51 WALK ON WATER –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-3
35 33 I BELIEVE IN MUSIC –•– Gallery (Sussex)-16
36 47 LIVING IN THE PAST –•– Jethro Tull (Chrysalis)-4
37 17 THUNDER AND LIGHTNING –•– Chi Coltrane (Columbia)-12
38 43 SUNNY DAYS –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-8
39 27 AMERICAN CITY SUITE (Sweet City Song / All Around the Town / A Friend Is Dying) –•– Cashman and West (Dunhill)-10
40 83 SUPERFLY –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-2

OFF THE CHARTS

42 37 ALL THE YOUNG DUDES –•– Mott the Hoople (Columbia)-10
48 34 DON’T DO IT –•– The Band (Capitol)-11

POWER PLAYS

41 60 KEEPER OF THE CASTLE –•– The Four Tops (Dunhill)-3
43 44 THEME FROM “THE MEN” –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6
44 45 SO LONG DIXIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-9
45 52 LONG DARK ROAD –•– The Hollies (Epic)-4
46 48 LIES –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-4
47 49 I DIDN’T KNOW I LOVED YOU (‘Till I Saw You Rock and Roll) –•– Gary Glitter (Bell)-4
49 50 LET IT RAIN –•– Eric Clapton (Polydor)-10
50 54 BABY SITTER –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-7

DEBUTS THIS WEEK

77 — I WANNA BE WITH YOU –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-1
81 — ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– John Denver (RCA)-1
83 — EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVE SONG –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-1
88 — BEEN TO CANAAN –•– Carole King (Ode)-1
89 — WHAT WOULD THE CHILDREN THINK –•– Rick Springfield (Capitol)-1
90 — THE JEAN GENIE –•– David Bowie (RCA)-1
91 — I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-3
94 — WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER –•– Timmy Thomas (Glades)-1
96 — YOU’RE A LADY –•– Peter Skellern (London)-1
97 — AMERICA / FOR EMILY, WHENEVER I MAY FIND HER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8
98 — YOU’RE A LADY –•– Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando (Bell)-1
100 — I’M SORRY –•– Joey Heatherton (MGM)-1

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