The Number One Hits Of 1972

1972The Number One Hits Of 1972:
December 25, 1971 – January 14, 1972:
MelanieBrand New Key

January 15, 1972 – February 11, 1972:
Don McLeanAmerican Pie

February 12, 1972 – February 18, 1972:
Al GreenLet’s Stay Together

February 19, 1972 – March 17, 1972:
NilssonWithout You

March 18, 1972 – March 24, 1972:
Neil YoungHeart of Gold

March 25, 1972 – April 14, 1972:
AmericaA Horse with No Name

April 15, 1972 – May 26, 1972:
Roberta FlackThe First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

May 27, 1972 – June 2, 1972:
The Chi-LitesOh Girl

June 3, 1972 – June 9, 1972:
The Staple SingersI’ll Take You There

June 10, 1972 – June 30, 1972:
Sammy Davis Jr.Candy Man

July 1, 1972 – July 7, 1972:
Neil DiamondSong Sung Blue

July 8, 1972 – July 28, 1972:
Bill WithersLean On Me

July 29, 1972 – August 25, 1972:
Gilbert O’SullivanAlone Again (Naturally)

August 26, 1972 – September 15, 1972:
Looking GlassBrandy (You’re a Fine Girl)

September 16, 1972 – September 22, 1972:
Three Dog NightBlack and White

September 23, 1972 – October 13, 1972:
Mac DavisBaby, Don’t Get Hooked on Me

October 14, 1972 – October 20, 1972:
Michael JacksonBen

October 21, 1972 – November 3, 1972:
Chuck BerryMy Ding-a-ling

November 4, 1972 – December 1, 1972:
Johnny NashI Can See Clearly Now

December 2, 1972 – December 8, 1972:
The TemptationsPapa Was a Rollin’ Stone

December 9, 1972 – December 15, 1972:
Helen ReddyI Am Woman

December 16, 1972 – January 5, 1973:
Billy PaulMe and Mrs. Jones

The biggest Pop Artists of 1972 include:
Al Green, America, Aretha Franklin, Betty Wright, Bill Withers, Billy Preston, Bobby Womack, Bread, The Carpenters, The Chi-Lites, Don McLean, Donny Hathaway, Donny Osmond, The Dramatics, Elton John, Gilbert O’Sullivan, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, The Jackson 5, James Brown, Joe Simon, Johnnie Taylor, Kurtis Mayfield, Looking Glass, Luther Ingram, Micheal Jackson, Millie Jackson, Neil Diamond, Nilsson, The O’Jays, The Osmonds, The Persuaders, Roberta Flack, The Spinners, The Staple Singers, Stevie Wonder, The Stylistics, The Temptations, Three Dog Night, Tyrone Davis, War

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard’s Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)



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