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1972 Number One Song Calendar

What was the number one song in 1972 on any date... when you were born... graduated... married... The answers for 1972 are below. Find a song for any year since 1960.


Pop Number One Songs in Tune Timeline order


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  1 American Pie 1   1-01-72  
  Don McLean  
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  2 Let's Stay Together 1   1-29-72  
  Al Green  
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  3 Day After Day 1   2-05-72  
  Badfinger  
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  4 Without You 1   2-12-72  
  Nilsson  
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  5 Heart Of Gold 1   3-11-72  
  Neil Young  
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  6 The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube) 1   3-18-72  
  Robert John  
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  7 A Horse With No Name 1   3-25-72  
  America  
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  8 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 1   4-15-72  
  Roberta Flack  
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  9 I'll Take You There 1   5-13-72  
  The Staple Singers  
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  10 The Candy Man 1   5-27-72  
  Sammy Davis, Jr.  
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  11 Nice To Be With You 1   6-17-72  
  Gallery  
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  12 Song Sung Blue 1   6-24-72  
  Neil Diamond  
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  13 Lean On Me 1   7-01-72  
  Bill Withers  
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  14 Alone Again (Naturally) 1   7-22-72  
  Gilbert O'Sullivan  
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  15 Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) 1   8-19-72  
  Looking Glass  
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  16 Black & White 1   9-09-72  
  Three Dog Night  
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  17 Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me 1   9-30-72  
  Mac Davis  
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  18 Saturday In The Park 1   10-07-72  
  Chicago  
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  19 Everybody Plays The Fool 1   10-14-72  
  The Main Ingredient  
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  20 Ben 1   10-21-72  
  Michael Jackson  
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  21 Nights In White Satin 1   10-28-72  
  The Moody Blues  
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  22 I Can See Clearly Now 1   11-11-72  
  Johnny Nash  
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  23 I Am Woman 1   12-02-72  
  Helen Reddy  
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  24 Papa Was A Rollin' Stone 1   12-09-72  
  The Temptations  
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  25 Me And Mrs. Jones 1   12-23-72  
  Billy Paul  
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Related Song Features for 1972 Number One Song Calendar


1972 Pop Top 100 Songs

the top pop songs of 1972 in order

1972 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song

Number One Song Calendars

1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

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