OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1970 - 1979

1972 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

            YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1972 (Singles)

                Based on point-system NME Charts (nr. 1 75 points, nr. 2 74 etc)

nr title artist pnts wks hp
1 Amazing grace Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band 1377 25 1
2 Without you Nilsson 1200 20 1
3 It's four in the morning Faron Young 1200 23 3
4 Mother mine Neil Reid 1131 20 2
5 I'd like to teach the world to sing New Seekers 1118 19 1
6 Puppy love Donny Osmond 1107 20 1
7 Saturday night at the movies / At the club Drifters 1059 20 3
8 American pie Don McLean 967 16 2
9 Mouldy old dough Lt. Pigeon 960 15 1
10 Amazing grace Judy Collins 934 22 20
11 Big six Judge Dread 925 18 11
12 Rock and roll, pts 1 & 2 Gary Glitter 915 15 2
13 Could it be forever David Cassidy 915 17 2
14 Circles New Seekers 887 16 4
15 Come what may (Après toi) Vicky Leandros 878 16 2
16 Vincent Don McLean 877 15 1
17 Oh babe what would you say Hurricane Smith 850 16 4
18 Popcorn Hot Butter 841 17 5
19 I can see clearly now Johnny Nash 834 15 5
20 Silver machine Hawkwind 831 15 3
21 Son of my father Chicory Tip 820 13 1
22 Metal guru T. Rex 814 14 1
23 Beg steal or borrow New Seekers 803 13 2
24 Sweet talking guy Chiffons 790 14 4
25 Breaking up is hard to do Partridge Family 788 13 3
26 Rockin' Robin Michael Jackson 781 14 3
27 California man Move 778 14 7
28 Take me bak 'ome Slade 775 13 1
29 Little Willy Sweet 758 14 4
30 Sylvia's mother Dr Hook & Medicine Show 757 13 2
31 A thing called love Johnny Cash 748 14 4
32 Donna 10cc 745 13 2
33 School's out Alice Cooper 738 12 1
34 You wear it well Rod Stewart 829 12 1
35 Goodbye to love Carpenters 721 14 9
36 Rocket man Elton John 720 13 2
37 Seaside shuffle Terry Dactyl & Dinosaurs 719 12 2
38 Sleepy shores Johnny Pearson Orchestra 712 13 8
39 Desiderata Les Crane 709 14 7
40 Alone again naturally Gilbert O'Sullivan 707 12 3
41 Wig wam bam Sweet 707 13 4
42 Brand new key Melanie 692 12 4
43 Have you seen her Chi-Lites 689 12 3
44 Sister Jane New World 682 13 9
45 I get the sweetest feeling Jackie Wilson 677 13 9
46 The first time ever I saw your face Roberta Flack 677 14 14
47 I just can't help believing Elvis Presley 676 12 6
48 Mother and child reunion Paul Simon 674 12 5
49 Run run run Jo Jo Gunne 673 12 6
50 Telegram Sam T. Rex 671 12 1
51 In a broken dream Python Lee Jackson 667 12 3
52 Too young Donny Osmond 666 13 5
53 Clair Gilbert O'Sullivan 665 10 1
54 Blue is the colour Chelsea Football Team 665 12 5
55 Hold your head up Argent 662 12 5
56 How can I be sure David Cassidy 659 11 1
57 Let's stay together Al Green 659 12 7
58 A horse with no name America 653 11 3
59 Radancer Marmalade 650 12 6
60 Got to be there Michael Jackson 649 11 5
61 Leader of the pack Shangri-Las 648 11 3
62 The young new Mexican puppeteer Tom Jones 643 12 6
63 Virginia plain Roxy Music 640 12 7
64 Meet me on the corner Lindisfarne 636 11 5
65 Mama weer all crazee now Slade 630 10 1
66 I didn't know I loved you Gary Glitter 628 11 4
67 Song sung blue Neil Diamond 628 13 14
68 Morning has broken Cat Stevens 627 13 9
69 Back off Boogaloo Ringo Starr 624 10 2
70 All the young dudes Mott the Hoople 624 11 3
71 Loop di love Shag 623 11 4
72 All I ever need is you Sonny & Cher 620 12 8
73 Stay with me Faces 619 12 6
74 Storm in a teacup Fortunes 617 11 7
75 Mary had a little lamb Wings 617 11 9
76 Poppa Joe Sweet 615 12 11
77 Theme from The Persuaders John Barry Orchestra 615 12 13
78 Betcha by golly wow Stylistics 613 12 13
79 My ding-a-ling Chuck Berry 609 9 1
80 Look wot you dun Slade 609 10 4
81 Mad about you Bruce Ruffin 605 12 9
82 You're a lady Peter Skellern 604 11 3
83 A whiter shade of pale Procol Harum 601 13 13
84 Lady Eleanor Lindisfarne 600 11 3
85 American trilogy Elvis Presley 598 11 8
86 Elected Alice Cooper 596 10 4
87 Ain't no sunshine Michael Jackson 595 11 8
88 Children of the revolution T. Rex 593 10 2
89 Ooh-wakka-doo-wakka-day Gilbert O'Sullivan 591 11 8
90 Burlesque Family 588 12 13
91 Theme from The Onedin Line Vienna Phiilharmonic Orchestra 583 12 15
92 Sugar me Lynsey de Paul 581 11 5
93 Come on over to my place Drifters 581 11 9
94 The locomotion Little Eva 581 11 11
95 Stir it up Johnny Nash 580 12 13
96 Let's dance Chris Montez 577 11 9
97 It's one of those nights Partridge Family 577 11 11
98 Layla Derek & Dominoes 574 11 7
99 Standing in the road Blackfoot Sue 568 10 4
100 Day after day Badfinger 562 11 10
101 Oh Carol /Breaking up is hard to do Neil Sedaka 561 12 19
102 Heart of gold Neil Young 553 11 10
103 Starman David Bowie 550 11 10
104 Burning love Elvis Presley 546 9 7
105 Moon river Greyhound 542 11 12
106 Deborah /One inch rock T. Rex 541 10 7
107 Suzanne beware of the devil Dandy Livingstone 531 11 14
108 Soley Soley Middle of the Road 530 9 5
109 No matter how I try Gilbert O'Sullivan 530 10 8
110 Ernie Benny Hill 529 10 1
111 Softly whispering I love you Congregation 527 9 4
112 Run to me Bee Gees 527 10 9
113 Where did our love go Donnie Elbert 523 10 8
114 John I'm only dancing David Bowie 523 10 12
115 Walk in the night Jr Walker & Allstars 523 11 16
116 Floy joy Supremes 514 10 9
117 There are more questions than answers Johnny Nash 513 9 9
118 Nut rocker B. Bumble & Stingers 512 11 19
119 Take a look around Temptations 511 10 13
120 Crocodile rock Elton John 509 8 5
121 Join together Who 508 9 9
122 Walkin' in the rain with the one I love Love Unlimited 507 10 14
123 Living in harmony Cliff Richard 505 10 12
124 Leeds United Leeds United FC 502 10 10
125 Little bit of love Free 502 10 13
126 I can't help myself Donnie Elbert 501 10 11
127 Until it's time for you to go Elvis Presley 500 9 5
128 Isn't life strange Moody Blues 495 10 13
129 Baby I'm a want you Bread 486 10 14
130 Crazy horses Osmonds 484 7 2
131 Here I go again Archie Bell & Drells 478 10 11
132 Why Donny osmond 477 7 3
133 Tumbling dice Rolling Stones 477 8 5
134 Lay down Strawbs 476 9 12
135 My huy Mary Wells 468 10 14
136 Too beautiful to last Engelbert Humperdinck 468 10 14
137 Hallelujah freedom Junior Campbell 467 9 10
138 My world Bee Gees 464 9 16
139 Crying laughing loving loying Labi Siffre 463 9 11
140 Automatically sunshine Supremes 454 9 10
141 I'm stone in love with you Stylistics 450 8 9
142 Theme from Shaft Isaac Hayes 447 8 5
143 Morning has broken Val Doonican 443 9 12
144 Doobedood'ndoobe  Diana Ross 441 9 12
145 Oh girl Chi-Lites 439 9 14
146 Hi-ho silver lining Jeff Beck 438 8 17
147 I've been lonely for so long Frederick Knight 438 10 22
148 Something tells me something is gonna happen tonight Cilla Black 437 8 3
149 Me and Julio down by the schoolyard Paul Simon 436 9 15
150 Guitar man Bread 436 9 16

 

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