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Top 20 Song Chart for January 1, 1972

Don McLean and American Pie finds the top song spot on the chart this week. Finding a spot at number two this week is Brand New Key by Melanie. Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone is at number three on the chart.


3 1   American Pie  
  Don McLean
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1 2   Brand New Key 1  
  Melanie
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4 3   Family Affair 1  
  Sly & The Family Stone
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12 4   Let's Stay Together 1  
  Al Green
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2 5   Got To Be There 2  
  Michael Jackson
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15 6   Clean Up Woman 4  
  Betty Wright
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5 7   Scorpio 4  
  Dennis Coffey And The Detroit Guitar Band
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11 8   You Are Everything 5  
  The Stylistics
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9 9   Cherish  
  David Cassidy
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6 10   An Old Fashioned Love Song 4  
  Three Dog Night
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13 11   One Monkey Don't Stop No Show 7  
  The Honey Cone
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20 12   Sugar Daddy 6  
  The Jackson 5
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14 13   Sunshine 5  
  Jonathan Edwards
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17 14   Hey, Girl 13  
  Donny Osmond
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7 15   All I Ever Need Is You 6  
  Sonny & Cher
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19 16   Day After Day 1  
  Badfinger
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8 17   Theme From Shaft 1  
  Isaac Hayes
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- 18   Drowning In The Sea Of Love 11  
  Joe Simon
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- 19   I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) 14  
  The Hillside Singers
    YouTube    

10 20   Baby I'm-A Want You 5  
  Bread
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