US Top 40 Singles Week Ending April 29th, 1972


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending April 29th, 1972.

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US TOP 40 – APRIL 29th, 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)-9 (3 weeks at #1)
2 2 ROCKIN’ ROBIN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-8
3 3 I GOTCHA / A MOTHER’S PRAYER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-15
4 6 BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW –•– The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. (Avco)-10
5 4 A HORSE WITH NO NAME –•– America (Warner Brothers)-11
6 7 DAY DREAMING –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
7 5 IN THE RAIN –•– The Dramatics (Volt)-10
8 9 A COWBOYS WORK IS NEVER DONE –•– Sonny and Cher (Kapp)-10
9 10 DOCTOR MY EYES –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-7
10 12 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE FOR ME –•– Al Green (Hi)-5

11 19 BACK OFF BOOGALOO –•– Ringo Starr (Apple)-5
12 14 THE FAMILY OF MAN –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6
13 16 VINCENT / CASTLES IN THE AIR –•– Don McLean (United Artists)-7
14 15 BABY BLUE –•– Badfinger (Apple)-6
15 11 PUPPY LOVE –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-10
16 20 OH GIRL –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-4
17 8 HEART OF GOLD –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-13
18 23 I’LL TAKE YOU THERE –•– The Staple Singers (Stax)-4
19 21 SUAVECITO –•– Malo (Warner Brothers)-9
20 31 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (Paramount)-6

21 27 MORNING HAS BROKEN –•– Cat Stevens (A&M)-5
22 26 SLIPPIN’ INTO DARKNESS –•– War (United Artists)-15
23 18 TAURUS –•– Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band (Sussex)-11
24 25 EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-14
25 13 ROUNDABOUT –•– Yes (Atlantic)-12
26 17 MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-13
27 28 JUMP INTO THE FIRE –•– Nilsson (RCA)-7
28 33 THE CANDY MAN –•– Sammy Davis Jr. with the Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-8
29 37 RUN RUN RUN –•– Jo Jo Gunne (Asylum)-7
30 36 ME AND JULIO DOWN BY THE SCHOOLYARD –•– Paul Simon (Columbia)-4

31 38 TAXI –•– Harry Chapin (Elektra)-8
32 62 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2
33 34 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6
34 40 (Last Night) I DIDN’T GET TO SLEEP AT ALL –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-5
35 30 GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH –•– Wings (Apple)-8
36 45 YOU COULD HAVE BEEN A LADY –•– April Wine (Big Tree)-6
37 42 NICE TO BE WITH YOU –•– Gallery (Sussex)-10
38 35 THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-11
39 29 CRAZY MAMA –•– J.J. Cale (Shelter)-14
40 41 MISTER CAN’T YOU SEE –•– Buffy Sainte-Marie (Vanguard)-5

THIS WEEK’S DROP – APRIL 29th, 1972

45 39 DO YOUR THING –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-10

POWER PLAYS – APRIL 29th, 1972

41 52 WALKIN’ IN THE RAIN WITH THE ONE I LOVE –•– Love Unlimited (Uni)-5
42 43 POOL OF BAD LUCK –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-6
43 44 CHANTILLY LACE / THINK ABOUT IT DARLIN’ –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Mercury)-9
44 53 SYLVIA’S MOTHER –•– Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Columbia)-5
46 55 I SAW THE LIGHT –•– Todd Rundgren (Bearsville)-4
47 56 ASK ME WHAT YOU WANT –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-6
48 50 LET’S STAY TOGETHER –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5
49 49 BE MY LOVER –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-8
50 — TUMBLING DICE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1

NEW THIS WEEK – APRIL 29th, 1972

50 — TUMBLING DICE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-1
77 — OLD MAN –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-1
79 — IT’S GOING TO TAKE SOME TIME –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
80 — AIN’T WASTIN’ TIME NO MORE –•– The Allman Brothers Band (Capricorn)-1
81 — AMERIKAN MUSIC –•– Steve Alaimo (Entrance)-1
82 — UPSETTER –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-1
87 — AIN’T THAT PECULIAR –•– Fanny (Reprise)-1
90 — TOO BEAUTIFUL TO LAST –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1
92 — SPEAK SOFTLY LOVE (Love Theme From “The Godfather”) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1
93 — I JUST WANNA BE YOUR FRIEND –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-1
97 — HOW DO YOU DO –•– Mouth and MacNeal (Philips)-1
98 — WE’RE FREE –•– Beverly Bremers (Scepter)-1
99 — THE YOUNG NEW MEXICAN PUPPETEER –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1
100 — WHERE THERE’S A WILL THERE’S A WAY –•– Delaney and Bonnie (Atco)-1