LYRICS WORLD     Top 40 Hits of 1972 HOME PAGE MAIN INDEX

Ain't Understanding Mellow - Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager   (#21)
Alive - Bee Gees   (#34)
All the King's Horses - Aretha Franklin   (#26)
All the Young Dudes - Mott the Hoople   (#37)
Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan   (#1)
Amazing Grace - The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards   (#11)  (instrumental)
American City Suite - Cashman & West   (#27)
Angel - Rod Stewart   (#40)
Ask Me What You Want - Millie Jackson   (#27)
Automatically Sunshine - The Supremes   (#37)
Baby Blue - Badfinger   (#14)
Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me - Mac Davis   (#1)
Baby Let Me Take You (in My Arms) - Detroit Emeralds   (#24)
Back Off Boogaloo - Ringo Starr   (#9)
Back Stabbers - The O'Jays   (#3)
Bang a Gong (Get it On) - T. Rex   (#10)
Beautiful Sunday - Daniel Boone   (#15)
Been to Canaan - Carole King   (#24)
Ben - Michael Jackson   (#1)
Betcha By Golly, Wow - The Stylistics   (#3)
Black and White - Three Dog Night   (#1)
Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) - Looking Glass   (#1)
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - The Partridge Family   (#28)
Burning Love - Elvis Presley   (#2)
The Candy Man - Sammy Davis, Jr.with the Mike Curb Congregation   (#1)
The City of New Orleans - Arlo Guthrie   (#18)
Clair - Gilbert O'Sullivan   (#2)
Coconut - Nilsson   (#8)
Conquistador - Procol Harum   (#16)
Convention '72 - The Delegates   (#8)
Corner of the Sky - The Jackson 5   (#18)
Could It Be Forever - David Cassidy   (#37)
Could It Be I'm Falling in Love - Spinners   (#4)
A Cowboy's Work is Never Done - Sonny & Cher   (#8)
Crazy Horses - The Osmonds   (#14)
Crazy Mama - J.J. Cale   (#22)
Crocodile Rock - Elton John   (#1)
Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast - Wayne Newton   (#4)
Daddy's Home - Jermaine Jackson   (#9)
Dancing in the Moonlight - King Harvest   (#13)
Day After Day - Badfinger   (#4)
Day by Day - Godspell   (#13)
Day Dreaming - Aretha Franklin   (#5)
The Day I Found Myself - The Honey Cone   (#23)
Dialogue (Parts 1 and 2) - Chicago   (#24)
Diary - Bread   (#15)
Do It Again - Steely Dan   (#6)
Do You Want To Dance? - Bette Midler   (#17)
Do Your Thing - Isaac Hayes   (#30)
Doctor My Eyes - Jackson Browne   (#8)
Don't Do It - The Band   (#34)
Don't Ever Be Lonely (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) - Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose   (#23)
Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend - Lobo   (#8)
Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight - James Taylor   (#14)
Don't Say You Don't Remember - Beverly Bremers   (#15)
Down By the Lazy River - The Osmonds   (#4)
Dreidel - Don McLean   (#21)
Easy Livin' - Uriah Heep   (#39)
Elected - Alice Cooper   (#26)
Every Day of My Life - Bobby Vinton   (#24)
Everybody Plays the Fool - The Main Ingredient   (#3)
Everything I Own - Bread   (#5)
The Family of Man - Three Dog Night   (#12)
Feeling Alright - Joe Cocker   (#33)
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack   (#1)
Floy Joy - The Supremes   (#16)
Footstompin' Music - Grand Funk Railroad   (#29)
Freddie's Dead (Theme from "Superfly") - Curtis Mayfield   (#4)
From the Beginning - Emerson, Lake & Palmer   (#39)
Garden Party - Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band   (#6)
George Jackson - Bob Dylan   (#33)
Geronimo's Cadillac - Michael Martin Murphey   (#37)
Get on the Good Foot (Part 1) - James Brown   (#18)
Give Ireland Back to the Irish - Wings   (#21)
Glory Bound - The Grass Roots   (#34)
Go All the Way - Raspberries   (#5)
Gone - Joey Heatherton   (#24)
Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues - Danny O'Keefe   (#9)
Goodbye to Love - Carpenters   (#7)
The Guitar Man - Bread   (#11)
The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A. - Donna Fargo   (#11)
Happy - The Rolling Stones   (#22)
Harry Hippie - Bobby Womack & Peace   (#31)
Heart of Gold - Neil Young   (#1)
Help Me Make It Through the Night - Gladys Knight & The Pips   (#33)
Hey Girl - Donny Osmond   (#9)
Hi, Hi, Hi - Paul McCartney & Wings   (#10)
Hold Her Tight - The Osmonds   (#14)
Hold Your Head Up - Argent   (#5)
Honky Cat - Elton John   (#8)
A Horse With No Name - America   (#1)
Hot Rod Lincoln - Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen   (#9)
How Can I Be Sure - David Cassidy   (#25)
How Do You Do? - Mouth & MacNeal   (#8)
Hurting Each Other - Carpenters   (#2)
I Am Woman - Helen Reddy   (#1)
I Believe In Music - Gallery   (#22)
I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash   (#1)
I Can't Help Myself - Donnie Elbert   (#22)
I Didn't Know I Loved You ('Till I Saw You Rock and Roll) - Gary Glitter   (#35)
I Gotcha - Joe Tex   (#2)
I Need You - America   (#9)
I Saw the Light - Todd Rundgren   (#16)
I Wanna Be Where You Are - Michael Jackson   (#16)
I Wanna Be with You - Raspberries   (#16)
I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) - The Hillside Singers   (#13)
I'd Love You To Want Me - Lobo   (#2)
I'll Be Around - Spinners   (#3)
I'll Take You There - The Staple Singers   (#1)
I'm Still In Love With You - Al Green   (#3)
I'm Stone in Love with You - The Stylistics   (#10)
I've Been Lonely for So Long - Frederick Knight   (#27)
If I Could Reach You - The 5th Dimension   (#10)
(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right - Luther Ingram   (#3)
If You Don't Know Me By Now - Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes   (#3)
If You Leave Me Tonight I'll Cry - Jerry Wallace   (#38)
Immigration Man - David Crosby and Graham Nash   (#36)
In the Rain - The Dramatics   (#5)
Isn't Life Strange - The Moody Blues   (#29)
It Never Rains in Southern California - Albert Hammond   (#5)
It's Going to Take Some Time - Carpenters   (#12)
Join Together - The Who   (#17)
Joy - Apollo 100   (#6)  (instrumental)
Jump Into the Fire - Nilsson   (#27)
Jungle Fever - The Chakachas   (#8)  (instrumental)
King Heroin - James Brown   (#40)
(Last Night) I Didn't Get to Sleep at All - The 5th Dimension   (#8)
Layla - Derek & The Dominos   (#10)
Lean On Me - Bill Withers   (#1)
Let's Stay Together - Al Green   (#1)
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube) - Robert John   (#3)
Listen to the Music - The Doobie Brothers   (#11)
Little Bitty Pretty One - The Jackson 5   (#13)
Living in a House Divided - Cher   (#22)
Living in the Past - Jethro Tull   (#11)
Long Cool Woman (in a Black Dress) - The Hollies   (#2)
Long Dark Road - The Hollies   (#26)
Long Haired Lover from Liverpool - Little Jimmy Osmond   (#38)
Look What You Done For Me - Al Green   (#4)
Lookin' Through the Windows - The Jackson 5   (#16)
Looking for a Love - J. Geils Band   (#39)
Looking Through the Eyes Of Love - The Partridge Family   (#39)
Love Theme from "The Godfather" (Speak Softly Love) - Andy Williams   (#34)
Loving You Just Crossed My Mind - Sam Neely   (#29)
Mary Had a Little Lamb - Wings   (#28)
Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard - Paul Simon   (#22)
Me and Mrs. Jones - Billy Paul   (#1)
Midnight Rider - Joe Cocker   (#27)
Mister Can't You See - Buffy Sainte-Marie   (#38)
Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens   (#6)
Mother And Child Reunion - Paul Simon   (#4)
Motorcycle Mama - Sailcat   (#12)
My Ding-a-Ling - Chuck Berry   (#1)
My World - Bee Gees   (#16)
Nice To Be With You - Gallery   (#4)
The Nickel Song - Melanie   (#35)
Nights In White Satin - The Moody Blues   (#2)
No One to Depend On - Santana   (#36)
Oh Girl - The Chi-Lites   (#1)
Oh, Babe, What Would You Say? - Hurricane Smith   (#3)
Old Man - Neil Young   (#31)
One Monkey Don't Stop No Show (Part 1) - The Honey Cone   (#15)
Operator (That's Not the Way it Feels) - Jim Croce   (#17)
Outa-Space - Billy Preston   (#2)  (instrumental)
Papa Was A Rolling Stone - The Temptations   (#1)
People Make the World Go Round - The Stylistics   (#25)
Pieces of April - Three Dog Night   (#19)
Play Me - Neil Diamond   (#11)
Pop That Thang - The Isley Brothers   (#24)
Popcorn - Hot Butter   (#9)  (instrumental)
Power of Love - Joe Simon   (#11)
Precious and Few - Climax   (#3)
Puppy Love - Donny Osmond   (#3)
The Relay - The Who   (#39)
Ring the Living Bell - Melanie   (#31)
Rock 'N' Roll Soul - Grand Funk Railroad   (#29)
Rock and Roll (Part 2) - Gary Glitter   (#7)  (instrumental)
Rock and Roll Lullaby - B.J. Thomas   (#15)
Rock Me Baby - David Cassidy   (#38)
Rocket Man - Elton John   (#6)
Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu - Johnny Rivers   (#6)
Rockin' Robin - Michael Jackson   (#2)
Roundabout - Yes   (#13)
Run Run Run - Jo Jo Gunne   (#27)
Run To Me - Bee Gees   (#16)
Runnin' Away - Sly & The Family Stone   (#23)
The Runway - The Grass Roots   (#39)
Saturday in the Park - Chicago   (#3)
School's Out - Alice Cooper   (#7)
Scorpio - Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar Band   (#6)  (instrumental)
Sealed with a Kiss - Bobby Vinton   (#19)
Separate Ways - Elvis Presley   (#20)
Sitting - Cat Stevens   (#16)
Slippin' into Darkness - War   (#16)
Small Beginnings - Flash   (#29)
Softly Whispering I Love You - The English Congregation   (#29)
Someday Never Comes - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (#25)
Something's Wrong With Me - Austin Roberts   (#12)
Song Sung Blue - Neil Diamond   (#1)
Spaceman - Nilsson   (#23)
Speak to the Sky - Rick Springfield   (#14)
Starting All Over Again - Mel & Tim   (#19)
Stay with Me - Faces   (#17)
Suavecito - Malo   (#18)
Summer Breeze - Seals & Crofts   (#6)
Sunny Days - Lighthouse   (#34)
Sunshine - Jonathan Edwards   (#4)
Superfly - Curtis Mayfield   (#8)
Superstition - Stevie Wonder   (#1)
Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You?) - Stevie Wonder   (#33)
Sweet Inspiration / Where You Lead - Barbra Streisand   (#37)
Sweet Seasons - Carole King   (#9)
Sweet Surrender - Bread   (#15)
Sylvia's Mother - Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show   (#5)
Take a Look Around - The Temptations   (#30)
Take It Easy - Eagles   (#12)
Talking Loud and Saying Nothing (Part 1) - James Brown   (#27)
Taurus - Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar Band   (#18)  (instrumental)
Taxi - Harry Chapin   (#24)
The Theme from "The Men" - Isaac Hayes   (#38)  (instrumental)
This World - The Staple Singers   (#38)
Thunder and Lightning - Chi Coltrane   (#17)
Tight Rope - Leon Russell   (#11)
Together Let's Find Love - The 5th Dimension   (#37)
Too Late To Turn Back Now - Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose   (#2)
Too Young - Donny Osmond   (#13)
Troglodyte (Cave Man) - The Jimmy Castor Bunch   (#6)
Tumbling Dice - The Rolling Stones   (#7)
Until It's Time for You to Go - Elvis Presley   (#40)
Use Me - Bill Withers   (#2)
Ventura Highway - America   (#8)
Vincent - Don McLean   (#12)
Walk On Water - Neil Diamond   (#17)
Walkin' In the Rain With the One I Love - Love Unlimited   (#14)
The Way of Love - Cher   (#7)
We're Free - Beverly Bremers   (#40)
We've Got to Get It On Again - The Addrisi Brothers   (#25)
What Am I Crying For? - Classics IV featuring Dennis Yost   (#39)
When You Say Love - Sonny & Cher   (#32)
Where Is the Love - Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway   (#5)
White Lies, Blue Eyes - Bullet   (#28)
Why - Donny Osmond   (#13)
Why Can't We Live Together - Timmy Thomas   (#3) Instrumental
Witchy Woman - Eagles   (#9)
Without You - Nilsson   (#1)
You Could Have Been A Lady - April Wine   (#32)
You Don't Mess Around with Jim - Jim Croce   (#8)
You Ought To Be With Me - Al Green   (#3)
You Turn Me On, I'm a Radio - Joni Mitchell   (#25)
You Want It, You Got It - Detroit Emeralds   (#36)
You Wear it Well - Rod Stewart   (#13)
You're Still A Young Man - Tower of Power   (#29)
Your Mama Don't Dance - Loggins & Messina   (#4)