US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 7th, 1972


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 7th, 1972.

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US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 7TH, 1972

#1
BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME
Mac Davis

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 BABY DON’T GET HOOKED ON ME –•– Mac Davis (Columbia)-15 (3 weeks at #1)
2 5 BEN –•– Michael Jackson (Motown)-10
3 4 BACK STABBERS –•– The O’Jays (Philadelphia International)-12
4 6 EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOOL –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-13
5 7 GO ALL THE WAY –•– The Raspberries (Capitol)-15
6 8 USE ME –•– Bill Withers (Sussex)-7
7 9 BURNING LOVE / IT’S A MATTER OF TIME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8
8 2 BLACK & WHITE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9
9 13 MY DING-A-LING –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-8
10 10 POPCORN –•– Hot Butter (Musicor)-14

11 12 PLAY ME –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-9
12 14 NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-10
13 3 SATURDAY IN THE PARK –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10
14 15 SPEAK TO THE SKY –•– Rick Springfield (Capitol)-10
15 19 GARDEN PARTY –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-11
16 26 TIGHT ROPE –•– Leon Russell (Shelter)-7
17 21 YOU WEAR IT WELL –•– Rod Stewart (Mercury)-7
18 24 WHY / LONELY BOY –•– Donny Osmond (MGM)-7
19 23 GET ON THE GOOD FOOT (Part 1) –•– James Brown (Polydor)-10
20 22 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Arlo Guthrie (Reprise)-11

21 25 FREDDIE’S DEAD (Theme From “Superfly”) –•– Curtis Mayfield (Curtom)-8
22 20 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY –•– Daniel Boone (Mercury)-19
23 27 GOOD TIME CHARLIE’S GOT THE BLUES –•– Danny O’Keefe (Signpost)-6
24 31 LISTEN TO THE MUSIC –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6
25 29 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Mel and Tim (Stax)-12
26 28 DON’T EVER BE LONELY (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) –•– Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (United Artists)-6
27 18 ALONE AGAIN (Naturally) –•– Gilbert O’Sullivan (MAM)-17
28 17 HONKY CAT –•– Elton John (Uni)-9
29 34 THUNDER AND LIGHTNING –•– Chi Coltrane (Columbia)-6
30 35 WITCHY WOMAN –•– The Eagles (Asylum)-5

31 37 IF I COULD REACH YOU –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-5
32 11 POWER OF LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-14
33 43 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW –•– Johnny Nash (Epic)-5
34 16 RUN TO ME –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-11
35 41 I BELIEVE IN MUSIC –•– Gallery (Sussex)-9
36 44 MIDNIGHT RIDER / WOMAN TO WOMAN –•– Joe Cocker and the Chris Stainton Band (A&M)-4
37 46 GERONIMO’S CADILLAC –•– Michael Murphy (A&M)-10
38 38 IF YOU LEAVE ME TONIGHT I’LL CRY –•– Jerry Wallace (Decca)-8
39 47 LOVING YOU JUST CROSSED MY MIND –•– Sam Neely (Capitol)-6
40 51 I’LL BE AROUND / HOW COULD I LET YOU GET AWAY –•– The Spinners (Atlantic)-8

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 7TH, 1972

49 39 EASY LIVIN –•– Uriah Heap (Mercury)-11
55 32 POP THAT THANG –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-15

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 7TH, 1972

41 48 ROCK ME BABY –•– David Cassidy (Bell)-5
42 42 MY MAN, A SWEET MAN –•– Millie Jackson (Spring)-10
43 49 SPACE MAN –•– Nilsson (RCA)-4
44 60 I’D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME –•– Lobo (Big Tree)-3
45 45 FROM THE BEGINNING –•– Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Cotillion)-7
46 58 I AM WOMAN –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-7
47 57 A PIECE OF PAPER –•– Gladstone (ABC)-7
48 52 DON’T HIDE YOUR LOVE –•– Cher (Kapp)-5
50 59 DON’T DO IT –•– The Band (Capitol)-4

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 7TH, 1972

67 — ELECTED –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1
80 — ROCKIN’ PNEUMONIA – BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU –•– Johnny Rivers (United Artists)-1
82 — IF YOU LET ME –•– Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)-1
89 — WEDDING SONG (There Is Love) –•– Petula Clark (MGM)-1
90 — SUNNY DAYS –•– Lighthouse (Evolution)-1
93 — DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Temprees (We Produce)-1
98 — MAN SIZED JOB –•– Denise LaSalle (Westbound)-1
99 — I JUST WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO YOU –•– Foghat (Bearsville)-1
100 — HAPPIER THAN THE MORNING SUN –•– B.J. Thomas with the Blossoms (Scepter)-1