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1972 Pop Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 pop songs of 1972, based on our weekly pop chart archive.

songs 1 to 25songs 26 to 50songs 51 to 75songs 76 to 100

Pop Top 100 in popularity order


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  1 Alone Again (Naturally) 1   Jul 1972  
  Gilbert O'Sullivan  
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  2 Lean On Me 1   Jul 1972  
  Bill Withers  
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  3 American Pie 1   Jan 1972  
  Don McLean  
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  4 Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) 1   Aug 1972  
  Looking Glass  
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  5 I'll Take You There 1   May 1972  
  The Staple Singers  
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  6 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 1   Apr 1972  
  Roberta Flack  
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  7 A Horse With No Name 1   Mar 1972  
  America  
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  8 Without You 1   Feb 1972  
  Nilsson  
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  9 Papa Was A Rollin' Stone 1   Dec 1972  
  The Temptations  
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  10 Day After Day 1   Feb 1972  
  Badfinger  
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  11 I Can See Clearly Now 1   Nov 1972  
  Johnny Nash  
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  12 The Candy Man 1   May 1972  
  Sammy Davis, Jr.  
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  13 I Am Woman 1   Dec 1972  
  Helen Reddy  
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  14 Let's Stay Together 1   Jan 1972  
  Al Green  
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  15 Nights In White Satin 1   Oct 1972  
  The Moody Blues  
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  16 Clair 3   Dec 1972  
  Gilbert O'Sullivan  
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  17 Nice To Be With You 1   Jun 1972  
  Gallery  
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  18 Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me 1   Sep 1972  
  Mac Davis  
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  19 The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube) 1   Mar 1972  
  Robert John  
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  20 Hurting Each Other 2   Mar 1972  
  Carpenters  
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  21 Black & White 1   Sep 1972  
  Three Dog Night  
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  22 Rockin' Robin 2   Apr 1972  
  Michael Jackson  
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  23 Song Sung Blue 1   Jun 1972  
  Neil Diamond  
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  24 Oh Girl 2   May 1972  
  The Chi-Lites  
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  25 Heart Of Gold 1   Mar 1972  
  Neil Young  
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Top 100 Pop Songs By Year

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
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