Hot 100 1972

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1972 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”).

Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.
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HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 1 3 Robert John The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube) 2:36 Atlantic 2846
Jan 1 3 Climax Precious And Few 2:43 Rocky Road 30055
Jan 1 6 Apollo 100 Featuring Tom Parker Joy 2:45 Mega 615-0050
Jan 1 10 T. Rex Bang A Gong (Get It On) 4:25 Reprise 1032
Jan 1 17 Faces Stay With Me 4:37 Warner Bros. 7545
Jan 1 37 5th Dimension, The Together Let’s Find Love 3:31 Bell 45170
Jan 1 47 Van Morrison Tupelo Honey 3:59 Warner Bros. 7543
Jan 8 16 Supremes, The Floy Joy 2:34 Motown 1195
Jan 8 29 Grand Funk Railroad Footstompin Music 3:45 Capitol 3255
Jan 8 33 Joe Cocker Feeling Alright 4:12 A&M 1063-2
Jan 8 36 Detroit Emeralds You Want It, You Got It 2:54 Westbound 192
Jan 8 65 Jerry Reed Another Puff 4:05 RCA 613
Jan 8 79 8th Day, The If I Could See The Light 3:09 Invictus 9107
Jan 8 100 Freda Payne The Road We Didn’t Take 3:33 Invictus 9109
Jan 8   Neil Diamond Crunchy Granola Suite 2:47 Uni 5531
Jan 15 2 Carpenters Hurting Each Other 2:46 A&M 1322
Jan 15 8 Chakachas, The Jungle Fever 4:22 Polydor 15030
Jan 15 61 Ten Years After Baby Won’t You Let Me Rock ‘N Roll You 2:15 Columbia 45530
Jan 15 68 Hudson and Landry Ajax Airlines 2:52 Dore 868
Jan 15 73 Aretha Franklin Oh Me Oh My (I’m A Fool For You Baby) 3:30 Atlantic 2838
Jan 15 84 James Last Music From Across The Way 3:10 Polydor 15028
Jan 15 93 Traffic Rock & Roll Stew (Part 1) 3:32 Island 1201
Jan 22 2 Joe Tex I Gotcha 2:18 Dial 1010
Jan 22 4 Osmonds, The Down By The Lazy River 2:38 MGM 14324
Jan 22 16 War Slippin’ Into Darkness 4:15 United Artists 50867
Jan 22 25 Addrisi Brothers, The We’ve Got To Get It On Again 2:49 Columbia 45521 A
Jan 22 29 English Congregation, The Softly Whispering I Love You 2:58 Atco 6865
Jan 22 35 Melanie The Nickel Song 3:04 Buddah 268
Jan 22 59 Delaney & Bonnie Move ‘Em Out 2:47 Atco 45-6866
Jan 22 67 JB’s, The Gimme Some More 3:03 People 602
Jan 22 74 Johnnie Taylor Standing In For Jody 3:42 Stax 0114
Jan 22 76 Roberta Flack Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow 3:59 Atlantic 2851
Jan 22 77 Billy Preston I Wrote A Simple Song 3:28 A&M 1320
Jan 22 92 Donnie Elbert Sweet Baby 2:25 All Platinum 2333
Jan 22 94 Laura Lee Love And Liberty 2:40 Hot Wax 7111
Jan 22 98 Gayle McCormick You Really Got A Hold On Me 3:00 Dunhill 4298
Jan 29 5 Bread Everything I Own 3:06 Elektra 45765
Jan 29 7 Cher The Way Of Love 2:30 Kapp 2158
Jan 29 9 Carole King Sweet Seasons 3:14 Ode 66022
Jan 29 16 Bee Gees My World 4:20 Atco 6871
Jan 29 22 J.J. Cale Crazy Mama 2:30 Shelter 7314
Jan 29 22 Donnie Elbert I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) 2:37 Avco 4587
Jan 29 24 Bobby Vinton Every Day Of My Life 2:48 Epic 10822
Jan 29 31 Melanie Ring The Living Bell 2:41 Neighborhood 4202
Jan 29 40 Elvis Presley Until It’s Time For You To Go 3:56 RCA Victor 74-0619
Jan 29 46 Frank Mills Love Me, Love Me Love 2:54 Sunflower 118
Jan 29 51 Raiders, The Country Wine 2:30 Columbia 45535
Jan 29 52 Black Sabbath Iron Man 3:33 Warner Bros. 7530
Jan 29 56 Michel LeGrand Brian’s Song 2:46 Bell 45171
Jan 29 57 Shirley Bassey Diamonds Are Forever 2:42 United Artists 50845
Jan 29 64 Goose Creek Symphony (Oh Lord Won’t You Buy Me A) Mercedes Benz 2:55 Capitol 3246
Jan 29 71 Lynn Anderson Cry 3:08 Columbia 4-45529
Jan 29 79 Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando Runaway And Happy Together 3:38 Bell 45175
Jan 29 86 Tammy Wynette Bedtime Story 4:13 Epic 10818

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 5 1 Neil Young Heart Of Gold 3:08 Reprise 1065
Feb 5 4 Paul Simon Mother And Child Reunion 3:05 Columbia 45547
Feb 5 23 Sly & The Family Stone Runnin’ Away 2:56 Epic 5-10829
Feb 5 46 Denise LaSalle Now Run And Tell That 3:19 Westbound 201
Feb 5 63 Lunar Funk Mr. Penguin (Part 1) 2:55 Bell 45172
Feb 5 65 Potliquor Cheer 3:23 Janus 179
Feb 5 75 Grin White Lies 3:27 Spindizzy 4005
Feb 5 75 Chilliwack Lonesome Mary 2:56 A&M 1310
Feb 5 90 Four Tops A Simple Game 2:49 Motown 1196
Feb 5 97 Livingston Taylor Get Out Of Bed 2:44 Capricorn 8025
Feb 5 98 Brewer and Shipley Shake Off The Demon 3:08 Kama Sutra 539
Feb 12 13 Yes Roundabout 3:27 Atlantic 45-2854
Feb 12 15 B.J. Thomas Rock And Roll Lullaby 4:30 Scepter 12344
Feb 12 27 James Brown Talking Loud And Saying Nothing (Part 1) 3:15 Polydor 14109
Feb 12 34 Grass Roots, The Glory Bound 2:35 Dunhill 4302
Feb 12 36 Santana No One To Depend On 3:13 Columbia 45552
Feb 12 42 Rod Stewart Handbags And Gladrags 3:59 Mercury 73031
Feb 12 57 Terry Black and Laurel Ward Goin’ Down (On The Road To L.A.) 2:59 Kama Sutra 540
Feb 12 59 Little Milton That’s What Love Will Make You Do 3:53 Stax 0111
Feb 12 81 Mamas and The Papas, The Step Out 2:42 Dunhill 4301
Feb 12 92 Faron Young It’s Four In The Morning 2:55 Mercury 73250
Feb 12 95 Rock Flowers Number Wonderful 2:22 Wheel 32
Feb 19 1 America A Horse With No Name 4:10 Warner Bros. 7555
Feb 19 18 Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band Taurus 3:00 Sussex 233
Feb 19 23 Honey Cone The Day I Found Myself 3:12 Hot Wax 7113
Feb 19 37 David Cassidy Could It Be Forever 2:16 Bell 45187
Feb 19 60 Paul Williams Waking Up Alone 3:35 A&M 1325
Feb 19 86 Fantastics, The (Love Me) Love The Life I Lead 3:05 Bell 45157
Feb 19 89 Tommy James Tell ‘Em Willie Boy’s A’Comin’ 2:47 Roulette 7119
Feb 19 91 Bobby Sherman Together Again 2:20 Metromedia 240
Feb 19 94 Mark-Almond One Way Sunday 3:35 Blue Thumb 206
Feb 19 96 Ian Matthews Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home) 2:15 Vertigo 103
Feb 26 3 Stylistics, The Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. Betcha By Golly, Wow 3:17 Avco 4591
Feb 26 3 Donny Osmond Puppy Love 2:58 MGM 14367
Feb 26 4 Gallery Nice To Be With You 2:37 Sussex 232 A
Feb 26 5 Dramatics, The In The Rain 5:08 Volt 4075
Feb 26 8 Sonny & Cher A Cowboys Work Is Never Done 3:14 Kapp 2163
Feb 26 30 Isaac Hayes Do Your Thing 3:16 Enterprise 9042
Feb 26 49 Nite-Liters, The Afro-Strut 2:50 RCA Victor 74-0591
Feb 26 64 Bobby Bland Do What You Set Out To Do 3:30 Duke 472
Feb 26 69 Manfred Mann’s Earth Band Living Without You 3:27 Polydor 14113
Feb 26 71 Undisputed Truth, The What It Is 3:12 Gordy 7114
Feb 26 74 Linda Jones Your Precious Love 3:35 Turbo 021
Feb 26 83 Ike and Tina Turner Up In Heah 3:03 United Artists 50881
Feb 26 88 Bobby Byrd Keep On Doin’ What You’re Doin’ 2:44 BrownStone 4205
Feb 26 93 Jackie Wilson You Got Me Walking 2:42 Brunswick 55467
Feb 26 94 Dells, The It’s All Up To You 3:08 Cadet 5689
Feb 26 100 Hillside Singers, The We’re Together 2:18 Metromedia 241

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 4 1 Roberta Flack The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 4:15 Atlantic 45-2864
Mar 4 18 Malo Suavecito 3:25 Warner Bros. 7559
Mar 4 30 Temptations, The Take A Look Around 3:10 Gordy 7115
Mar 4 40 James Brown King Heroin 3:56 Polydor 14116
Mar 4 41 Elton John Tiny Dancer 6:12 Uni 55318
Mar 4 43 Jerry Lee Lewis Chantilly Lace 2:50 Mercury 73273 A
Mar 4 46 Giorgio Son Of My Father 3:42 Dunhill 4304
Mar 4 47 Guess Who, The Heartbroken Bopper 3:15 RCA 659
Mar 4 62 Mike Kennedy Louisianna 3:30 ABC 11309
Mar 4 76 Laura Lee Since I Fell For You 5:36 Hot Wax 7201
Mar 4 85 Linda Ronstadt Rock Me On The Water 3:30 Capitol 3273
Mar 4 91 Scott English Brandy 3:17 Janus 171
Mar 4 93 B.B. King Sweet Sixteen 3:26 ABC 11319
Mar 11 1 Sammy Davis Jr. with the Mike Curb Congregation The Candy Man 3:10 MGM 14320
Mar 11 2 Michael Jackson Rockin’ Robin 2:30 Motown 1197
Mar 11 21 Wings Give Ireland Back To The Irish 3:42 Apple 1847
Mar 11 24 Harry Chapin Taxi 6:40 Elektra 45770
Mar 11 49 Alice Cooper Be My Lover 3:15 Warner Bros. 7568
Mar 11 51 Sugar Bears You Are The One 3:05 Big Tree 122
Mar 11 57 Quincy Jones Money Runner 3:05 Reprise 1062
Mar 11 63 Kris Kristofferson Josie 3:12 Monument 7-8536
Mar 11 81 John Denver Everyday 3:15 RCA 647
Mar 11 84 Dionne Warwicke If We Only Have Love 4:16 Warner Bros. 7560
Mar 11 91 Chicory Son Of My Father 3:12 Epic 10837
Mar 11 96 Bullet Willpower Weak, Temptation Strong 2:44 Big Tree 131
Mar 18 5 Aretha Franklin Day Dreaming 2:45 Atlantic 45-2866
Mar 18 8 Jackson Browne Doctor My Eyes 2:55 Asylum 11004
Mar 18 12 Don McLean Vincent 3:55 United Artists 50887 A
Mar 18 27 Jo Jo Gunne Run Run Run 2:33 Asylum 11003
Mar 18 27 Nilsson Jump Into The Fire 3:32 RCA 0673
Mar 18 44 Soul Children, The Hearsay 3:20 Stax 0119
Mar 18 47 Led Zeppelin Rock And Roll 3:40 Atlantic 2865
Mar 18 48 Jerry Wallace To Get To You 2:44 Decca 32914
Mar 18 70 Emerson, Lake & Palmer Nutrocker 3:43 Cotillion 45-44151
Mar 18 88 Canned Heat Rockin’ With The King 3:12 United Artists 50892
Mar 18 97 PG&E Thank God For You Baby 3:40 Columbia 4-45519
Mar 25 9 Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen Hot Rod Lincoln 2:40 Paramount 0146
Mar 25 12 Three Dog Night The Family Of Man 3:10 Dunhill 4306
Mar 25 14 Badfinger Baby Blue 3:32 Apple 1844
Mar 25 27 Millie Jackson Ask Me What You Want 2:55 Spring 123
Mar 25 32 April Wine You Could Have Been A Lady 3:20 Big Tree 133
Mar 25 33 Gladys Knight and the Pips Help Me Make It Through The Night 4:20 Soul 35094
Mar 25 42 Joe Simon Pool Of Bad Luck 3:16 Spring 124
Mar 25 50 Carly Simon Legend In Your Own Time 3:45 Elektra 45774
Mar 25 61 Tyrone Davis I Had It All The Time 5:23 Dakar 4501
Mar 25 65 Paul Anka Jubilation 6:29 Buddah 294

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 1 4 Al Green Look What You Done For Me 3:02 Hi 2211
Apr 1 5 Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show Sylvia’s Mother 3:31 Columbia 45562
Apr 1 6 Cat Stevens Morning Has Broken 3:15 A&M 1335
Apr 1 8 5th Dimension, The (Last Night) I Didn’t Get To Sleep At All 3:10 Bell 45195
Apr 1 9 Ringo Starr Back Off Boogaloo 3:21 Apple 1849
Apr 1 14 Love Unlimited Walking In The Rain With The One I Love 4:50 Uni 55319
Apr 1 38 Buffy Sainte-Marie Mister Can’t You See 3:01 Vanguard 35151
Apr 1 45 100 Proof (Aged In Soul) Everything Good Is Bad 3:14 Hot Wax 7202
Apr 1 46 Jr. Walker & The All Stars Walk In The Night 3:55 Soul 35095
Apr 1 48 Isaac Hayes Let’s Stay Together 3:32 Enterprise 9045
Apr 1 54 Isley Brothers, The Lay-Away 3:08 T-Neck 934
Apr 1 59 Partridge Family, The (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) Am I Losing You 2:22 Bell 45200
Apr 1 71 Anne Murray Cotton Jenny 2:57 Capitol 3260
Apr 1 84 Buckwheat Simple Song Of Freedom 3:02 London 176
Apr 1 84 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jambalaya (On The Bayou) 3:20 United Artists 50890
Apr 1 91 Kenny Rogers and the First Edition School Teacher 3:50 Reprise 1069
Apr 1 92 Charley Pride with Henry Mancini All His Children 2:55 RCA 624
Apr 8 1 Staple Singers, The I’ll Take You There 3:19 Stax 0125
Apr 8 1 Chi-Lites, The Oh Girl 3:16 Brunswick 55471
Apr 8 16 Todd Rundgren I Saw The Light 2:59 Bearsville 0003
Apr 8 22 Paul Simon Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard 2:40 Columbia 45585
Apr 8 34 Andy Williams Love Theme From The Godfather (Speak Softly Love) 3:02 Columbia 45579
Apr 8 61 Rare Earth What’d I Say 3:10 Rare Earth 5043
Apr 8 91 Jim Capaldi Eve 3:43 Island 1204
Apr 8 93 Luther Ingram You Were Made For Me 3:57 KoKo 2110
Apr 8 100 Peter Yarrow Don’t Ever Take Away My Freedom 3:37 Warner Bros. 7567
Apr 15 66 David Bowie Changes 3:32 RCA Victor 74-0605 (Orange)
Apr 15 71 Dr. John Iko Iko 3:10 Atco 6882
Apr 15 83 R. Dean Taylor Taos, New Mexico 3:10 Rare Earth 5041
Apr 15 84 Kenny Loggins with Jim Messina Vahevala 3:40 Columbia 45550
Apr 15 89 Solomon Burke Love’s Street And Fool’s Road 3:10 MGM 14353
Apr 15 94 Apollo 100 Mendelssohn’s 4th (Second Movement) 2:32 Mega 69
Apr 15 94 Jerry Garcia Sugaree 4:35 Warner Bros. 7569
Apr 22 1 Bill Withers Lean On Me 3:45 Sussex 235
Apr 22 2 Billy Preston Outa-Space 4:08 A&M 1320
Apr 22 4 Wayne Newton Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast 3:24 Chelsea 0100
Apr 22   Don McLean Castles In The Air 2:50 United Artists 50887 B
Apr 22 13 Jackson 5 Little Bitty Pretty One 2:48 Motown 1199
Apr 22 15 Bread Diary 3:05 Elektra 45784
Apr 22 27 Frederick Knight I’ve Been Lonely For So Long 3:11 Stax 0117
Apr 22 29 Moody Blues, The Isn’t Life Strange 6:03 Threshold 67009
Apr 22 38 Little Jimmy Osmond with the Mike Curb Congregation Long Haired Lover From Liverpool 2:15 MGM 14376 A
Apr 22 42 Sly & The Family Stone Smilin’ 2:53 Epic 5-10850
Apr 22 52 John Kay I’m Movin’ On 3:10 Dunhill 4309
Apr 22 66 Carlo Savina Love Theme From “The Godfather” 2:37 Paramount 152
Apr 22 67 T. Rex Telegram Sam 3:45 Reprise 1078
Apr 22 81 New Seekers, The Beg, Steal or Borrow 2:48 Elektra 45780
Apr 22 90 Bang Questions 3:15 Capitol 3304
Apr 29 7 Rolling Stones, The Tumbling Dice 3:30 Rolling Stones 19103
Apr 29 8 Mouth and MacNeal How Do You Do? 2:57 Philips 40715
Apr 29 12 Carpenters It’s Going To Take Some Time 2:54 A&M 1351
Apr 29 31 Neil Young Old Man 3:17 Reprise 1084
Apr 29 40 Beverly Bremers We’re Free 3:06 Scepter 12348
Apr 29 73 Grand Funk Railroad Upsetter 2:40 Capitol 3316
Apr 29 77 Allman Brothers Band, The Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More 3:40 Capricorn 0003
Apr 29 79 Steve Alaimo Amerikan Music 2:23 Entrance 7507
Apr 29 80 Tom Jones The Young New Mexican Puppeteer 4:33 Parrot 40070
Apr 29 80 Al Martino Speak Softly Love 2:52 Capitol 3313
Apr 29 85 Fanny Ain’t That Peculiar 3:39 Reprise 1080
Apr 29 86 Engelbert Humperdinck Too Beautiful To Last 3:06 Parrot 40069
Apr 29 93 Lighthouse I Just Wanna Be Your Friend 3:02 Evolution 1058
Apr 29 99 Delaney & Bonnie Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way 2:28 Atco 6883

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 6 1 Neil Diamond Song Sung Blue 3:15 Uni 55326
May 6 6 Elton John Rocket Man 4:35 Uni 55328
May 6 25 Creedence Clearwater Revival Someday Never Comes 3:55 Fantasy 676
May 6 36 Graham Nash and David Crosby Immigration Man 3:02 Atlantic 2873
May 6 37 Supremes, The Automatically Sunshine 2:35 Motown 1200
May 6 43 James Brown There It Is (Part 1) 3:05 Polydor 1412
May 6 52 Humble Pie Hot ‘N’ Nasty 3:22 A&M 1349
May 6 52 Climax Featuring Sonny Geraci Life And Breath 3:15 Rocky Road 30061
May 6 60 Bobby Womack Woman’s Gotta Have It 3:30 United Artists 50902
May 6 66 Elvis Presley An American Trilogy (Dixie/Battle Hymn Of the Republic/All My Trials) 4:23 RCA 0672
May 6 81 Edgar Winter’s White Trash I Can’t Turn You Loose 2:56 Epic 10855
May 6 92 B.B. King I Got Some Help I Don’t Need 3:03 ABC 11321
May 13 6 Jimmy Castor Bunch Troglodyte (Cave Man) 3:24 RCA 1029
May 13 10 Derek and the Dominos Layla 7:00 Atco 6809
May 13 75 Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Three Kate 2:19 Columbia 45590
May 13 81 Donny Hathaway Giving Up 3:50 Atco 6884
May 13 84 Independents, The Just As Long As You Need Me (Part 1) 3:32 Wand 11245
May 13 86 Isaac Hayes and David Porter Ain’t That Loving You (For More Reasons Than One) 4:22 Enterprise 9049
May 13 86 Raspberries Don’t Want To Say Goodbye 5:00 Capitol 3280
May 13 98 Tom T. Hall Me And Jesus 3:20 Mercury 73278
May 20 9 America I Need You 3:04 Warner Bros. 7580
May 20 11 Pipes and Drums and Military Band of The Royal Scot Dragoon Guards, The Amazing Grace 3:15 RCA 709
May 20 13 Godspell Day By Day 3:07 Bell 45210
May 20 22 Cher Living In A House Divided 2:57 Kapp 2171
May 20 25 David Cassidy How Can I Be Sure 3:06 Bell 45220
May 20 33 Stevie Wonder Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You) 3:29 Tamla 54216
May 20 41 Joe Tex You Said A Bad Word 2:33 Dial 1012
May 20 42 J.J. Cale After Midnight 2:23 Shelter 7321
May 20 50 Marvin Gaye You’re The Man (Part 1) 3:05 Tamla 54221
May 20 54 Raiders, The Powder Blue Mercedes Queen 3:05 Columbia 45601
May 20 57 John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band with Elephants Memory & The Invisible Strings Woman Is The Nigger Of The World 5:15 Apple 1848
May 20 69 ZZ Top Francene 2:59 London 179
May 20 70 Guess Who, The Guns, Guns, Guns 3:26 RCA 708
May 20 85 Jerry Butler I Only Have Eyes For You 3:31 Mercury 73290
May 20 96 Hot Sauce Bring It Home (And Give It To Me) 3:03 Volt 4076
May 27 2 Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose Too Late To Turn Back Now 3:12 United Artists 50910
May 27 11 Donna Fargo Happiest Girl In The Whole USA 2:27 Dot 17409
May 27 16 Michael Jackson I Wanna Be Where You Are 2:58 Motown 1202
May 27 16 Procol Harum Conquistador 4:16 A&M 1347
May 27 24 Joey Heatherton Gone 3:13 MGM 14387
May 27 24 Detroit Emeralds Baby Let Me Take You (In My Arms) 3:40 Westbound 203
May 27 56 Python Lee Jackson In A Broken Dream 3:37 GNP Crescendo 449
May 27 58 Gordon Lightfoot Beautiful 3:14 Reprise 1088
May 27 58 Wilson Pickett Funk Factory 2:54 Atlantic 45-2878
May 27 61 Stephen Stills It Doesn’t Matter 2:30 Atlantic 2876
May 27 63 Bettye Swann Victim Of A Foolish Heart 2:58 Atlantic 2869
May 27 94 Donny Hathaway and June Conquest I Thank You 2:36 Curtom 1971
May 27 95 JB’s, The Pass The Peas 3:25 People 607

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 3 3 Luther Ingram (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right 3:25 KoKo 2111
Jun 3 7 Alice Cooper School’s Out 3:29 Warner Bros. 7596
Jun 3 12 Eagles Take It Easy 3:21 Asylum 11005
Jun 3 15 Daniel Boone Beautiful Sunday 3:00 Mercury 73281
Jun 3 25 Stylistics, The People Make The World Go Round 3:28 Avco 4595
Jun 3 26 Aretha Franklin All The King’s Horses 3:43 Atlantic 2883
Jun 3 44 Chris Hodge We’re On Our Way 2:43 Apple 1850
Jun 3 76 Jackie DeShannon Vanilla Olay 3:01 Atlantic 2871 A
Jun 3 93 Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band Getting It On 2:31 Sussex 237 A
Jun 3   Dennis Coffey Ride, Sally, Ride 3:06 Sussex 237 B
Jun 10 5 Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway Where Is The Love 2:43 Atlantic 45-2879
Jun 10 8 Nilsson Coconut 3:48 RCA 0718
Jun 10 12 Sailcat Motorcycle Mama 2:07 Elektra 45782
Jun 10 13 Donny Osmond Too Young 2:58 MGM 14407
Jun 10 19 Bobby Vinton Sealed With A Kiss 2:52 Epic 10861
Jun 10 63 Undisputed Truth, The Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone 3:25 Gordy 7117
Jun 10 68 Laura Lee Rip Off 3:16 Hot Wax 7204
Jun 10 70 Petula Clark My Guy 3:00 MGM 14392
Jun 10 70 Barbara Mason Bed And Board 3:30 Buddah 296
Jun 10 77 Eddie Kendricks Eddie’s Love 3:20 Tamla 54218
Jun 10 78 Danyel Gerard Butterfly 3:24 MGM/Verve 10670
Jun 10 81 New Riders of the Purple Sage I Don’t Need No Doctor 3:05 Columbia 45607
Jun 10 86 Kenny Loggins & Jim Messina Nobody But You 2:43 Columbia 45617
Jun 17 1 Gilbert O’Sullivan Alone Again (Naturally) 3:36 MAM 3619
Jun 17 1 Looking Glass Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl) 2:55 Epic 5-10874
Jun 17 5 Argent Hold Your Head Up 3:15 Epic 5-10852
Jun 17 28 Wings Mary Had A Little Lamb 3:30 Apple 1851
Jun 17 39 Grass Roots, The The Runway 2:52 Dunhill 4316
Jun 17 42 Stories I’m Coming Home 2:37 Kama Sutra 545
Jun 17 45 El Chicano Brown Eyed Girl 3:11 Kapp 2173
Jun 17 65 Vigrass and Osborne Men Of Learning 3:23 Uni 55330
Jun 17 90 Tommy James Cat’s Eye In The Window 3:29 Roulette 7126
Jun 24 1 Helen Reddy I Am Woman 3:08 Capitol 3350
Jun 24 2 Hollies, The Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) 2:57 Epic 10871
Jun 24   Wings Little Woman Love 2:06 Apple 1851
Jun 24 29 Flash Small Beginnings 3:10 Capitol 3345
Jun 24 37 Barbra Streisand Sweet Inspiration & Where You Lead (Live) 6:02 Columbia 45626
Jun 24 44 James Brown Soul Train Honky Tonk (Part 1) 3:05 Polydor 14129
Jun 24 46 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles We’ve Come Too Far To End It Now 3:25 Tamla 54220
Jun 24 48 Candi Staton In The Ghetto 2:54 Fame 91000
Jun 24 86 Delfonics, The Tell Me This Is A Dream 3:30 Philly Groove 172
Jun 24 93 Courtship, The It’s The Same Old Love 2:58 Tamla 54217
Jun 24 95 Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando Vaya Con Dios 3:04 Bell 45225
Jun 24 99 Robert John Hushabye 2:58 Atlantic 2884

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 1 1 Mac Davis Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me 3:02 Columbia 45618
Jul 1 5 Raspberries Go All The Way 3:10 Capitol 3348
Jul 1 8 Jim Croce You Don’t Mess Around With Jim 3:00 ABC 11328
Jul 1 14 Osmonds, The Hold Her Tight 3:07 MGM 14405
Jul 1 24 Isley Brothers, The Pop That Thang 2:25 T-Neck 935
Jul 1 28 Partridge Family, The Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy Breaking Up Is Hard To Do 2:30 Bell 45235
Jul 1 58 Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes I Miss You (Part 1) 3:16 Phil. Int’l. 3516
Jul 1 61 Neil Young and Graham Nash War Song 3:34 Reprise 1099
Jul 1 65 David Bowie Starman 3:59 RCA Victor 0719
Jul 1 72 Tanya Tucker Delta Dawn 2:52 Columbia 4-45588
Jul 1 76 Bob Seger If I Were A Carpenter 3:24 Palladium 1079
Jul 1 92 Temptations, The Mother Nature 2:59 Gordy 7119
Jul 8 3 Al Green I’m Still In Love With You 3:12 Hi 2216
Jul 8 9 Hot Butter Popcorn 2:30 Musicor 1458
Jul 8 11 Joe Simon Power Of Love 2:45 Spring 128
Jul 8 19 Mel And Tim Starting All Over Again 3:51 Stax 0127
Jul 8 32 Sonny & Cher When You Say Love 2:31 Kapp 2176
Jul 8 52 Paul Simon Duncan 4:34 Columbia 4-45638
Jul 8 56 Lobo A Simple Man 2:52 Big Tree 141
Jul 8 64 Trammps, The Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart 3:21 Buddah 306
Jul 8 65 Billy Preston That’s The Way God Planned It 3:22 Apple 1808-2
Jul 8 65 Ray Charles Look What They’ve Done To My Song, Ma 3:45 ABC 11329
Jul 8 88 Magic Lanterns Country Woman 2:55 Charisma 100
Jul 15 3 Main Ingredient, The Everybody Plays The Fool 3:22 RCA 74-0731
Jul 15 7 Carpenters Goodbye To Love 3:50 A&M 1367
Jul 15 16 Jackson 5 Lookin’ Through The Windows 3:33 Motown 1205
Jul 15 22 Rolling Stones, The Happy 3:04 Rolling Stones 19104
Jul 15 29 Tower Of Power You’re Still A Young Man 3:36 Warner Bros. 7612
Jul 15 47 Chi-Lites, The The Coldest Days Of My Life (Part 1) 4:27 Brunswick 55478
Jul 15 52 Crusaders, The Put It Where You Want It 3:00 Blue Thumb 208
Jul 15 62 Jerry Reed Alabama Wild Man 2:33 RCA 738
Jul 15 74 B.J. Thomas That’s What Friends Are For 4:00 Scepter 12354
Jul 15 87 New Seekers, The Circles 4:35 Elektra 45787
Jul 15 91 Janis Joplin Down On Me 2:19 Columbia 45630
Jul 15 92 Stephen Stills and Manassas Rock And Roll Crazies 2:35 Atlantic 2888
Jul 22 3 O’Jays, The Back Stabbers 3:07 Phil. Int’l. 3517
Jul 22 7 Gary Glitter Rock And Roll (Part 2) 3:10 Bell 45237
Jul 22 17 Who, The Join Together 4:22 Decca 32983
Jul 22 81 Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar 3:44 Paramount 169
Jul 22 88 John Denver Goodbye Again 3:37 RCA Victor 0737
Jul 22 91 Albert Hammond Down By The River 2:43 Mums 6009
Jul 22 93 Emotions, The I Could Never Be Happy 3:26 Volt 4083
Jul 22 95 Jerry Lee Lewis Turn On Your Love Light 2:24 Mercury 73296
Jul 29 6 Rick Nelson & the Stone Canyon Band Garden Party 3:45 Decca 32980
Jul 29 11 Bread The Guitar Man 3:42 Elektra 45803
Jul 29 16 Bee Gees Run To Me 3:05 Atco 6896
Jul 29 18 Arlo Guthrie The City Of New Orleans 4:31 Reprise 1103
Jul 29 39 Uriah Heep Easy Livin’ 2:37 Mercury 73307
Jul 29 69 Joan Baez In The Quiet Morning 2:58 A&M 1362
Jul 29 93 Todd Rundgren Couldn’t I Just Tell You 3:15 Bearsville 7
Jul 29 96 Honey Cone, The Sittin’ On A Time Bomb (Waitin’ For The Hurt To Come) 3:28 Hot Wax 7205

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 5 1 Chuck Berry My Ding-A-Ling 4:18 Chess 2131
Aug 5 1 Michael Jackson Ben 2:42 Motown 1207
Aug 5 2 Moody Blues, The Nights In White Satin 4:20 Deram 85023
Aug 5 3 Chicago Saturday In The Park 3:52 Columbia 45657
Aug 5 14 Rick Springfield Speak To The Sky 2:42 Capitol 3340
Aug 5 18 James Brown Get On The Good Foot (Part 1) 3:36 Polydor 14139
Aug 5 37 Michael Murphey Geronimo’s Cadillac 3:25 A&M 1368
Aug 5 38 Staple Singers, The This World 3:39 Stax 0137
Aug 5 42 Millie Jackson My Man, A Sweet Man 2:35 Spring 127
Aug 5 48 Jackson Browne Rock Me On The Water 3:47 Asylum 11006
Aug 5 59 Supremes, The Your Wonderful, Sweet Sweet Love 2:59 Motown 1206
Aug 5 69 Engelbert Humperdinck In Time 3:13 Parrot 40071
Aug 5 78 Fabulous Rhinestones, The What A Wonderful Thing We Have 3:09 Just Sunshine 500
Aug 12 1 Three Dog Night Black & White 3:24 Dunhill 4317
Aug 12 8 Elton John Honky Cat 5:12 Uni 55343
Aug 12 11 Neil Diamond Play Me 3:49 Uni 55346
Aug 12 22 Gallery I Believe In Music 2:26 Sussex 239
Aug 12 46 Yes America 4:06 Atlantic 2899
Aug 12 86 Allman Brothers Band, The Melissa 3:51 Capricorn 0007
Aug 12 90 Jamestown Massacre Summer Sun 3:04 Warner Bros. 7603
Aug 12 96 Lenny Welch A Sunday Kind Of Love 2:51 Atco 6894
Aug 12 99 Graham Nash and David Crosby Southbound Train 3:18 Atlantic 2892
Aug 19 2 Elvis Presley Burning Love 2:48 RCA 74-0769 A
Aug 19 4 Curtis Mayfield Freddie’s Dead (Theme From Superfly) 3:15 Curtom 1975
Aug 19 38 Jerry Wallace If You Leave Me Tonight I’ll Cry 2:42 Decca 32989
Aug 19 61 Van Morrison Jackie Wilson Said (I’m In Heaven When You Smile) 2:56 Warner Bros. 7616
Aug 19 62 B.B. King Guess Who 4:05 ABC 11330
Aug 19 67 Tommy James Love Song 3:35 Roulette 7130
Aug 19 77 Spinners How Could I Let You Get Away 3:46 Atlantic 2904
Aug 19 81 Aretha Franklin Wholy Holy 2:49 Atlantic 2901
Aug 19 98 Buffy Sainte-Marie He’s An Indian Cowboy In The Rodeo 2:05 Vanguard 35156
Aug 26 2 Bill Withers Use Me 3:46 Sussex 241
Aug 26 11 Leon Russell Tight Rope 2:59 Shelter 7325
Aug 26 13 Rod Stewart You Wear It Well 4:21 Mercury 73330
Aug 26 13 Donny Osmond Why 2:45 MGM 14424 A
Aug 26 39 Emerson, Lake and Palmer From The Beginning 3:48 Cotillion 44158
Aug 26 45 Gladstone A Piece Of Paper 2:59 ABC 11327
Aug 26 51 Bobby Womack & Peace Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) 3:07 United Artists 50946
Aug 26 61 Glen Campbell I Will Never Pass This Way Again 2:41 Capitol 3411
Aug 26 67 Dramatics, The Toast To The Fool 3:58 Volt 4082
Aug 26 77 Sammi Smith I’ve Got To Have You 3:11 Mega 79

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 2 9 Danny O’Keefe Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues 3:02 Signpost 70006 A
Sep 2 11 Doobie Brothers, The Listen To The Music 3:26 Warner Bros. 7619
Sep 2 17 Chi Coltrane Thunder And Lightning 3:00 Columbia 45640
Sep 2 23 Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose Don’t Ever Be Lonely (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) 2:58 United Artists 50954
Sep 2 29 Sam Neely Loving You Just Crossed My Mind 3:15 Capitol 3381
Sep 2 53 Simon and Garfunkel For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her (Live) 2:25 Columbia 45663
Sep 2 66 Lyn Collins Think (About It) 3:18 People 608
Sep 2 82 Lindisfarne Lady Eleanor 3:25 Elektra 45799
Sep 2 94 Sylvers, The Fool’s Paradise 2:28 Pride 1001
Sep 2 95 Travis Wammack Whatever Turns You On 2:55 Fame 91001
Sep 9 1 Johnny Nash I Can See Clearly Now 2:45 Epic 10902
Sep 9 6 Seals and Crofts Summer Breeze 3:24 Warner Bros. 7606
Sep 9 9 Eagles Witchy Woman 3:53 Asylum 11008
Sep 9 10 5th Dimension, The If I Could Reach You 3:08 Bell 45261
Sep 9 38 David Cassidy Rock Me Baby 2:14 Bell 45260
Sep 9 46 Cher Don’t Hide Your Love 2:50 Kapp 2184
Sep 9 50 Billy Preston Slaughter 2:46 A&M 1380
Sep 9 53 Four Tops (It’s The Way) Nature Planned It 3:50 Motown 1210
Sep 9 66 Danny Holien Colorado 5:10 Tumbleweed 1004
Sep 9 71 Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show Carry Me, Carrie 4:18 Columbia 45667
Sep 9 72 Five Man Electrical Band Money Back Guarantee 3:25 Lion 127
Sep 9 84 Carlos Santana and Buddy Miles Evil Ways 3:18 Columbia 45666 A
Sep 9 91 Jerry Butler Featuring Brenda Lee Eager (They Long To Be) Close To You 3:39 Mercury 73301
Sep 16 3 Spinners, The I’ll Be Around 3:10 Atlantic 45-2904
Sep 16   Donny Osmond Lonely Boy 2:54 MGM 14424 B
Sep 16 23 Nilsson Spaceman 3:30 RCA Victor 74-0788
Sep 16 27 Joe Cocker and the Chris Stainton Band Midnight Rider 4:00 A&M 1370
Sep 16 34 Band, The Don’t Do It 3:30 Capitol 3433
Sep 16 46 Jermaine Jackson That’s How Love Goes 3:23 Motown 1201
Sep 16 53 King Floyd Woman Don’t Go Astray 2:21 Chimneyville 443
Sep 16 63 Beverly Bremers I’ll Make You Music 3:02 Scepter 12363
Sep 16 68 Steve and Eydie Featuring The Osmonds We Can Make It Together 2:53 MGM 14383
Sep 16 82 Styx Best Thing 3:06 Wooden Nickel 106
Sep 16   Carlos Santana and Buddy Miles Them Changes 4:47 Columbia 45666 B
Sep 16 90 Stevie Wonder Keep On Running 3:14 Tamla 54223
Sep 16 91 Tim Davis Buzzy Brown 3:39 Metromedia 253
Sep 16 94 Bobby Goldsboro With Pen In Hand 3:27 United Artists 50938
Sep 23 2 Lobo I’d Love You To Want Me 3:59 Big Tree 147
Sep 23 27 Cashman and West American City Suite (Sweet City Song/All Around the Town/A Friend Is Dying) 7:42 Dunhill 4324
Sep 23 29 Grand Funk Railroad Rock ‘N Roll Soul 3:29 Capitol 3363
Sep 23 37 Mott the Hoople All The Young Dudes 3:33 Columbia 45673
Sep 23 48 Eric Clapton Let It Rain 5:07 Polydor 15049
Sep 23 48 Wayne Newton Can’t You Hear The Song? 3:38 Chelsea 105
Sep 23 52 Casey Kelly Poor Boy 3:27 Elektra 45804
Sep 23 76 Ocean One More Chance 3:09 Kama Sutra 556
Sep 23 84 New Seekers, The Dance, Dance, Dance 2:02 Elektra 45805
Sep 23 92 Tommy Roe Mean Little Woman, Rosalie 2:50 MGM South 7001
Sep 30 5 Donna Fargo Funny Face 2:42 Dot 17429
Sep 30 3 Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes If You Don’t Know Me By Now 3:27 Phil. Int’l. 3520
Sep 30 44 Blood, Sweat and Tears So Long Dixie 4:27 Columbia 4-45661
Sep 30 57 Holland-Dozier Featuring Lamont Dozier Why Can’t We Be Lovers 3:44 Invictus 9125
Sep 30 57 Chi-Lites, The A Lonely Man 5:23 Brunswick 55483 A
Sep 30   Chi-Lites, The The Man And The Woman (The Boy And The Girl) 4:02 Brunswick 55483 B
Sep 30 65 Laura Lee If You Can Beat Me Rockin’ (You Can Have My Chair) 2:52 Hot Wax 7207
Sep 30 69 Al Green Guilty 2:55 Bell 45258
Sep 30 85 Doors, The The Mosquito 2:47 Elektra 45807
Sep 30 86 Boz Scaggs Dinah Flo 3:03 Columbia 45670
Sep 30 94 Barbra Streisand Sing A Song & Make Your Own Kind Of Music (Live) 4:15 Columbia 45686
Sep 30 97 Slade Take Me Bak ‘Ome 3:13 Polydor 15046

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 7 6 Johnny Rivers Rockin’ Pneumonia – Boogie Woogie Flu 3:30 United Artists 50960
Oct 7 26 Alice Cooper Elected 3:40 Warner Bros. 7631
Oct 7 34 Lighthouse Sunny Days 3:38 Evolution 1069
Oct 7 55 Denise LaSalle A Man Sized Job 2:49 Westbound 206
Oct 7 61 Petula Clark The Wedding Song (There Is Love) 3:12 MGM 14431
Oct 7 66 Eddie Kendricks If You Let Me 3:16 Tamla 54222
Oct 7 83 Foghat I Just Want To Make Love To You (Studio) 3:14 Bearsville 8
Oct 7 93 Temprees, The Dedicated To The One I Love 3:32 We Produce 1808
Oct 7 100 B.J. Thomas Happier Than The Morning Sun 3:22 Scepter 12364
Oct 14 1 Temptations, The Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone 6:58 Gordy 7121
Oct 14 10 Stylistics, The I’m Stone In Love With You 3:18 Avco 4603
Oct 14 12 Austin Roberts Something’s Wrong With Me 3:07 Chelsea 0101
Oct 14 17 Jim Croce Operator (That’s Not The Way It Feels) 3:45 ABC 11335
Oct 14 44 Bulldog No 2:34 Decca 32996
Oct 14 46 Betty Wright Baby Sitter 2:50 Alston 4614
Oct 14 91 National Lampoon Deteriorata 4:25 Banana 218
Oct 14 96 Guess Who, The Runnin’ Back To Saskatoon (Live) 3:27 RCA 803
Oct 21 3 Al Green You Ought To Be With Me 3:15 Hi 2227
Oct 21 5 Albert Hammond It Never Rains In Southern California 3:12 Mums 6011
Oct 21 8 America Ventura Highway 3:32 Warner Bros. 7641
Oct 21 8 Delegates, The Convention 72 5:07 Mainstream 5525
Oct 21 14 Osmonds, The Crazy Horses 2:32 MGM 14450
Oct 21 38 Isaac Hayes Theme From “The Men” 4:00 Enterprise 9058
Oct 21 39 Dennis Yost and the Classics IV What Am I Crying For? 2:58 MGM South 7002
Oct 21 60 Donny Hathaway I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know 4:34 Atco 6903
Oct 21 66 Tower Of Power Down To The Nightclub 2:37 Warner Bros. 7635
Oct 21 75 Harry Chapin Sunday Morning Sunshine 3:28 Elektra 45811
Oct 21 85 Supremes, The I Guess I’ll Miss The Man 2:40 Motown 1213
Oct 21 86 Melanie Together Alone 4:24 Neighborhood 4207
Oct 21 87 Mouth and MacNeal Hey, You Love 3:35 Philips 40717
Oct 21 91 Joe Simon Misty Blue 3:02 Sound Stage 7 1508
Oct 21 92 Sammy Davis Jr. with the Mike Curb Congregation The People Tree 2:32 MGM 14426
Oct 21 96 Raiders, The Song Seller 3:33 Columbia 45688
Oct 28 13 King Harvest Dancing In The Moonlight 2:57 Perception 515
Oct 28 2 Gilbert O’Sullivan Clair 3:00 MAM 3626
Oct 28 18 Jackson 5 Corner Of The Sky 3:35 Motown 1214
Oct 28 24 Chicago Dialogue (Part I & II) 5:00 Columbia 45717
Oct 28 51 Isley Brothers, The Work To Do 3:11 T-Neck 936
Oct 28 64 Heywoods, The Special Someone 2:38 Family 911
Oct 28 93 Move, The Do Ya 4:03 United Artists 50928
Oct 28 97 Tony Cole Suite: Man And Woman 4:39 20th Fox 2001
Oct 28 98 Van Morrison Redwood Tree 3:01 Warner Bros. 7638

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 4 11 Jethro Tull Living In The Past 3:18 Chrysalis 2006
Nov 4 1 Billy Paul Me And Mrs. Jones 4:42 Phil. Int’l. 3521
Nov 4 26 Hollies, The Long Dark Road 3:25 Epic 10920
Nov 4 35 Gary Glitter I Didn’t Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock And Roll) 3:21 Bell 45276
Nov 4 42 J.J. Cale Lies 2:54 Shelter 7326
Nov 4 49 Clean Living In Heaven There Is No Beer 2:26 Vanguard 35162
Nov 4 52 Jerry Butler One Night Affair 2:54 Mercury 73335
Nov 4 67 Rare Earth Good Time Sally 2:52 Rare Earth 5048
Nov 4 78 Joe Simon I Found My Dad 2:45 Spring 130 B
Nov 4 83 Candi Staton Lovin’ You, Lovin’ Me 3:00 Fame 91005
Nov 4 93 Billy Lee Riley I Got A Thing About You Baby 2:30 Entrance 7508
Nov 4 94 Bones Roberta 3:00 Signpost 70008
Nov 4 95 Tommy James Celebration 2:45 Roulette 7135
Nov 11 4 Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina Your Mama Don’t Dance 2:46 Columbia 4-45719
Nov 11 10 Four Tops, The Keeper Of The Castle 2:44 Dunhill 4330
Nov 11 25 Joni Mitchell You Turn Me On, I’m A Radio 2:40 Asylum 11010
Nov 11 27 Blue Haze Smoke Gets In Your Eyes 3:15 A&M 1357
Nov 11 15 Bread Sweet Surrender 2:35 Elektra 45818
Nov 11 17 Neil Diamond Walk On Water 4:40 Uni 55352
Nov 11 42 Yes And You And I (Part 2) 5:43 Atlantic 2920
Nov 11 57 O’Jays, The 992 Arguments 2:27 Phil. Int’l. 3522
Nov 11 86 Daniel Boone Annabelle 2:57 Mercury 73339
Nov 11 99 Wilson Pickett Mama Told Me Not To Come 2:54 Atlantic 2909
Nov 18 1 Stevie Wonder Superstition 4:06 Tamla 54226
Nov 18 6 Steely Dan Do It Again 4:08 ABC 22448
Nov 18 7 War The World Is A Ghetto 3:59 United Artists 50975
Nov 18 8 Curtis Mayfield Superfly 3:10 Curtom 1978
Nov 18 16 Cat Stevens Sitting 3:10 A&M 1396
Nov 18 19 Three Dog Night Pieces Of April 4:09 Dunhill 4331
Nov 18 76 Slade Mama Weer All Crazee Now 3:42 Polydor 15053
Nov 18 84 Limmie & Family Cookin’ You Can Do Magic 2:50 Avco 4602
Nov 18 34 Bee Gees, The Alive 4:00 Atco 45-6909
Nov 18 40 Rod Stewart Angel 4:04 Mercury 73344
Nov 18 44 James Brown I Got A Bag Of My Own 3:46 Polydor 14153
Nov 18 65 Wackers, The Day And Night 2:48 Elektra 45816
Nov 25 3 Timmy Thomas Why Can’t We Live Together 3:28 Glades 1703
Nov 25 9 John Denver Rocky Mountain High 4:41 RCA 0829
Nov 25 16 Raspberries I Wanna Be With You 2:59 Capitol 3473
Nov 25 24 Carole King Been To Canaan 3:37 Ode 66031
Nov 25 50 Peter Skellern You’re A Lady 4:36 London 20075
Nov 25 70 Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando You’re A Lady 4:45 Bell 45285
Nov 25 87 Joey Heatherton I’m Sorry 2:40 MGM 14434
Nov 25 63 Mac Davis Everybody Loves A Love Song 3:02 Columbia 45727
Nov 25 70 Rick Springfield What Would The Children Think 3:27 Capitol 3466
Nov 25 71 David Bowie The Jean Genie 3:59 RCA Victor 838
Nov 25 97 Simon and Garfunkel America 3:23 Columbia 45663

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1972

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 2 1 Carly Simon You’re So Vain 4:25 Elektra 45824
Dec 2 3 Hurricane Smith Oh, Babe, What Would You Say? 3:22 Capitol 3383
Dec 2 6 Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show The Cover Of “Rolling Stone” 2:53 Columbia 4-45732
Dec 2 14 James Taylor Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight 2:34 Warner Bros. 7655
Dec 2 16 Blue Ridge Rangers, The Jambalaya (On The Bayou) 3:13 Fantasy 689
Dec 2 20 Elvis Presley Separate Ways 2:36 RCA 815 A
Dec 2 27 Chuck Berry Reelin And Rocking (Live) 4:16 Chess 2136
Dec 2 40 Luther Ingram I’ll Be Your Shelter (In Time Of Storm) 3:25 KoKo 2113
Dec 2 56 Joe Cocker and the Chris Stainton Band Woman To Woman 4:28 A&M 1370 B
Dec 2 50 Joe Simon Trouble In My Home 3:29 Spring 130 A
Dec 2 61 Chi-Lites, The We Need Order 2:48 Brunswick 55489
Dec 2 86 Lyn Collins Me And My Baby Got A Good Thing Going 3:15 People 615
Dec 2 86 Allman Brothers Band, The One Way Out 3:40 Capricorn 0014
Dec 2 90 Delbert McClinton I Received A Letter 2:50 Clean 60003
Dec 9 1 Elton John Crocodile Rock 3:54 MCA 40000
Dec 9 9 Jermaine Jackson Daddy’s Home 2:59 Motown 1216
Dec 9 16 Brighter Side Of Darkness Love Jones 3:19 20th Fox 2002
Dec 9 31 Bobby Womack & Peace Harry Hippie 3:50 United Artists 50946
Dec 9 39 Who, The The Relay 3:52 Track 33041
Dec 9 47 Bill Withers Let Us Love 3:34 Sussex 247
Dec 9 63 Valerie Simpson Silly Wasn’t I 2:10 Tamla 54224
Dec 9 78 Glen Campbell One Last Time 3:14 Capitol 3483
Dec 9 82 Barbra Streisand Didn’t We 2:28 Columbia 45739
Dec 9 95 Millie Jackson I Miss You Baby 2:55 Spring 131
Dec 9 92 Mary Hopkin Knock Knock Who’s There 2:28 Apple 1855
Dec 16 3 Edward Bear Last Song 3:15 Capitol 3452
Dec 16 7 Marvin Gaye Trouble Man 3:55 Tamla 54228
Dec 16 10 Wings Hi, Hi, Hi 3:10 Apple 1857
Dec 16 35 Doobie Brothers, The Jesus Is Just Alright 3:50 Warner Bros. 45071
Dec 16 39 Partridge Family, The (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) Looking Through The Eyes Of Love 3:03 Bell 45301
Dec 16 45 Smokey Robinson and the Miracles I Can’t Stand To See You Cry 3:28 Tamla 54225
Dec 16 89 Ten Years After Choo Choo Mama 2:34 Columbia 45736
Dec 23 17 Bette Midler Do You Want To Dance? 2:44 Atlantic 45-2928
Dec 23 21 Don McLean Dreidel 3:45 United Artists 51100
Dec 23 37 Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose I’m Never Gonna Be Alone Anymore 2:37 United Artists 50996
Dec 23 46 Main Ingredient, The You’ve Got To Take It (If You Want It) 3:28 RCA 856
Dec 23 51 Keith Hampshire Daytime Night-Time 3:07 A&M 1403
Dec 23 53 Nilsson Remember (Christmas) 3:56 RCA 0855
Dec 23 56 James Brown-Lyn Collins What My Baby Needs Now Is A Little More Lovin’ 2:54 Polydor 14157
Dec 23 65 Wayne Newton Anthem 2:52 Chelsea 109
Dec 23 68 Paul Davis Boogie Woogie Man 2:18 Bang 599
Dec 23 72 Merry Clayton Oh No, Not My Baby 3:04 Ode 66030
Dec 23 96 Brownsville Station The Red Back Spider 2:40 Big Tree 156
Dec 30 4 Spinners Could It Be I’m Falling In Love 4:12 Atlantic 2927
Dec 30 8 Lobo Don’t Expect Me To Be Your Friend 3:38 Big Tree 158
Dec 30 22 Eagles Peaceful Easy Feeling 4:15 Asylum 11013
Dec 30 23 Gallery Big City Miss Ruth Ann 2:34 Sussex 248
Dec 30 51 Emerson, Lake and Palmer Lucky Man (Re-Release) 4:36 Cotillion 44106
Dec 30 59 Cashman and West Songman 3:27 Dunhill 4333
Dec 30 61 Engelbert Humperdinck I Never Said Goodbye 3:53 Parrot 40072
Dec 30 76 Rita Coolidge Fever 3:28 A&M 1398
Dec 30 82 Bobby Vinton But I Do 2:21 Epic 5-10936
Dec 30 91 Kris Kristofferson Jesus Was A Capricorn 2:20 Monument 8558