US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 1st, 1972


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 1st, 1972.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 1st, 1972

#1
A HORSE WITH NO NAME
America

A HORSE WITH NO NAME - America record cover

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-7 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-9
3 4 PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-6
4 5 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-9
5 3 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-14
6 10 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-11
7 6 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-16
8 8 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-12
9 14 ROCKIN’ ROBIN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-4
10 17 THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-5

11 13 IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-6
12 9 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-10
13 7 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-10
14 18 BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW –•– The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. (Avco)-6
15 16 ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-8
16 19 A COWBOYS WORK IS NEVER DONE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-6
17 20 ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-8
18 11 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-11
19 32 DAY DREAMING –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3
20 12 PRECIOUS AND FEW –•– Climax (Carousel / Rocky Road)-14

21 15 BANG A GONG (Get It On) –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-14
22 37 GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH –•– Wings (Apple)-4
23 21 AIN’T UNDERSTANDING MELLOW –•– Jerry Bulter and Brenda Lee Eager (Mercury)-17
24 38 THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-7
25 26 CRAZY MAMA –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-10
26 31 TAURUS –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-7
27 25 WE’VE GOT TO GET IT ON AGAIN –•– The Addrisi Brothers (Columbia)-11
28 23 RUNNIN’ AWAY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-9
29 35 EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-10
30 33 TAKE A LOOK AROUND –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5

31 40 DO YOUR THING –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6
32 49 SUAVECITO –•– Malo (Warner Brothers)-5
33 24 HURTING EACH OTHER –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-12
34 34 GLORY BOUND –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8
35 53 VINCENT / CASTLES IN THE AIR –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-3
36 79 THE FAMILY OF MAN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2
37 39 COULD IT BE FOREVER –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-7
38 36 NO ONE TO DEPEND ON –•– Santana (Columbia)-8
39 41 SLIPPIN’ INTO DARKNESS –•– War (United Artists)-11
40 44 KING HEROIN –•– James Brown (Polydor)-5

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 1st, 1972

45 29 SWEET SEASONS –•– Carole King (Ode)-10
52 27 JOY –•– Apollo 100 (Mega)-14
56 22 AMERICAN PIE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-19
58 30 DON’T SAY YOU DON’T REMEMBER –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-16

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 1st, 1972

41 61 DOCTOR MY EYES –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-3
42 78 BABY BLUE –•– Badfinger (Apple)-2
43 47 TINY DANCER –•– Elton John (Uni)-5
44 — LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE FOR ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
46 46 NOW RUN AND TELL THAT –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-9
47 50 CHANTILLY LACE / THINK ABOUT IT DARLIN’ –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-5
48 52 HEARTBROKEN BOPPER –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5
49 54 AFRO-STRUT –•– The Nite-Liters (RCA)-6
50 55 SON OF MY FATHER –•– Giorgio (Dunhill)-5

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 1st, 1972

44 — LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE FOR ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-1
67 — LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1
75 — LAY-AWAY –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1
77 — (Last Night) I DIDN’T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1
78 — MORNING HAS BROKEN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-1
83 — COTTON JENNY –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-1
86 — WALK IN THE NIGHT –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1
87 — JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (United Artists)-1
88 — BACK OFF BOOGALOO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-1
89 — MISTER CAN’T YOU SEE –•– Buffy Sainte-Marie (Vanguard)-1
90 — AM I LOSING YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-1
95 — ALL HIS CHILDREN –•– Charley Pride with Henry Mancini (RCA)-1
96 — EVERYTHING GOOD IS BAD, EVERYTHING BAD IS GOOD –•– 100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax)-1
97 — WALKIN’ IN THE RAIN WITH THE ONE I LOVE –•– Love Unlimited (Uni)-1
98 — SIMPLE SONG OF FREEDOM –•– Buckwheat (London)-1
99 — SCHOOL TEACHER –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-1
100 — SYLVIA’S MOTHER –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-1