US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 22nd, 1972


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 22nd, 1972.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 22nd, 1972

#1
THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE
Roberta Flack

THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE - Roberta Flack record cover

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE –•– Roberta Flack (Atlantic)-8 (2 weeks at #1)
2 4 ROCKIN’ ROBIN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-7
3 3 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-14
4 2 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-10
5 6 IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-9
6 8 BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW –•– The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. (Avco)-9
7 9 DAY DREAMING –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6
8 5 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-12
9 10 A COWBOYS WORK IS NEVER DONE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-9
10 16 DOCTOR MY EYES –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-6

11 7 PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-9
12 17 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE FOR ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-4
13 13 ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-11
14 15 THE FAMILY OF MAN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
15 19 BABY BLUE –•– Badfinger (Apple)-5
16 20 VINCENT / CASTLES IN THE AIR –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-6
17 11 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-12
18 18 TAURUS –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-10
19 31 BACK OFF BOOGALOO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-4
20 35 OH GIRL –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-3

21 26 SUAVECITO –•– Malo (Warner Brothers)-8
22 14 JUNGLE FEVER –•– The Chakachas (Polydor)-15
23 37 I’LL TAKE YOU THERE –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-3
24 12 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (Wimoweh) –•– Robert John (Atlantic)-17
25 25 EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-13
26 33 SLIPPIN’ INTO DARKNESS –•– War (United Artists)-14
27 43 MORNING HAS BROKEN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-4
28 30 JUMP INTO THE FIRE –•– Nilsson (RCA)-6
29 22 CRAZY MAMA –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-13
30 21 GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH –•– Wings (Apple)-7

31 39 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (Paramount)-5
32 28 ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-11
33 38 THE CANDY MAN –•– Sammy Davis Jr. with the Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-7
34 36 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5
35 23 THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-10
36 49 ME AND JULIO DOWN BY THE SCHOOLYARD –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-3
37 40 RUN RUN RUN –•– Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum)-6
38 50 TAXI –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-7
39 34 DO YOUR THING –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-9
40 53 (Last Night) I DIDN’T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 22nd, 1972

46 24 THE WAY OF LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-13
51 27 WITHOUT YOU –•– Nilsson (RCA)-19
54 29 EVERYTHING I OWN –•– Bread (Elektra)-13
58 32 DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-14

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 22nd, 1972

41 64 MISTER CAN’T YOU SEE –•– Buffy Sainte-Marie (Vanguard)-4
42 61 NICE TO BE WITH YOU –•– Gallery (Sussex)-9
43 51 POOL OF BAD LUCK –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-5
44 44 CHANTILLY LACE / THINK ABOUT IT DARLIN’ –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-8
45 56 YOU COULD HAVE BEEN A LADY –•– April Wine (Big Tree)-5
47 47 ROCK AND ROLL –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-6
49 55 BE MY LOVER –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-7
50 57 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-4

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 22nd, 1972

62 — LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
78 — TELEGRAM SAM –•– T. Rex (Reprise)-1
79 — SMILIN’ –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1
81 — DIARY –•– Bread (Elektra)-1
82 — I’VE BEEN LONELY FOR SO LONG –•– Frederick Knight (Stax)-1
83 — LEAN ON ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-1
85 — I’M MOVIN’ ON –•– John Kay (Dunhill)-1
88 — BEG, BORROW OR STEAL –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-1
89 — ISN’T LIFE STRANGE –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-1
90 — OUTA-SPACE / I WROTE A SIMPLE SONG –•– Billy Preston (A&M)-6
95 — LOVE THEME FROM “THE GODFATHER” –•– Nino Rota (Paramount)-1
98 — LONG HAIRED LOVER FROM LIVERPOOL / MOTHER OF MINE –•– Little Jimmy Osmond with the Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-1
99 — QUESTIONS –•– Bang (Capitol)-1
100 — DADDY DON’T YOU WALK SO FAST –•– Wayne Newton (Chelsea)-1