A month in a life – Aug 1972

All tracks released in August 1972 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Saturday in the park Chicago
2 Summer sun Jamestown Massacre
3 Getting together Silverbird
4 It's alright I don't mind Falk & Bod Robey
5 Down by the river Albert Hammond
6 Didn't I tell you Colin Hare
7 Living in harmony Cliff Richard *
8 Delta Dawn Tanya Tucker
9 Someone to give my love to Johnny Paycheck
10 Ain't it all worth living for Tompall & Glaser brothers
11 Can I find a way M. J. Parker
12 Carrie Clifford T. Ward
13 Come on over to my place (RR – 1965) Drifters *
14 Walk in the night (07/72) Jr. Walker & All stars *
15 Inner city blues Grover Washington, Jr.
16 Hang on to yourself Arnold Corns (David Bowie)
17 You don't mess around with Jim Jim Croce
18 Massai Part 1 Goom
19 Standing in the road (06/72) Blackfoot Sue *
20 School's out Alice Cooper # 1
21 Natural man Marcus Hook Roll Band
22 You wear it well Rod Stewart *
23 All the young dudes (07/72) Mott The Hoople *
24 Waste of time Alun Davies
25 Old fashioned girl John Keen
26 Living in America Patches [Leo Sayer]
27 Changing times Roman Stewart & Dave
28 Popcorn Popcorn makers
29 Concrete sea Terry Jacks
30 Just a little too much Olivia Newton-John
31 Sugar me (07/72) Lynsey De Paul *
32 Oh, Julie (Oh, Oh, July) Kindness
33 Love me love my dog Driftwood
34 Annabelle Daniel Boone
35 Miss Belinda Boulevard
36 Midnight flight Angelo and Eighteen
37 Where is the love (07/72) Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway *
38 Rock steady Aretha Franklin
39 Sittin' on a time bomb Honey Cone
40 Ain't no sunshine (07/72) Michael Jackson *
41 Soul sister Allen Toussaint
42 Somebody's on your case Ann Peebles
43 Walk with me, talk with me, darling (07/72) Four Tops *
44 Love love love (07/72) Bobby Hebb *
45 Stop her on sight (SOS) Winfield Parker
46 The same old thing Olympics
47 He was me (He was you) Scott English
48 Say a prayer Brotherhood of man
49 That's what friends are for B.J. Thomas
50 Conquistador Procol Harum *
51 Virginia Plain Roxy Music *
52 Free ride Edgar Winter Group
53 No easy road Wishbone Ash
54 Journey (07/72) Duncan Browne *
55 Bad side of the moon April Wine
56 Get up and dance Doors
57 Rock me on the water Jackson Browne
58 Puppy love Donny Osmond # 1
59 Godfather theme (Speak softly love) (07/72) Andy Williams *
60 Play me Neil Diamond
61 Can't find my way home Ellen McIlwaine
62 I need you America
63 My love song Tony Christie
64 Wedding song (There is love) Southern Comfort
65 Hey, my love Mark Radice
66 Pick up the pieces Wooden Horse
67 Brown eyed girl El Chicano
68 Easy times Formula Two
69 Joshua Dolly Parton
70 Bye bye love Jimmy Stevens
71 Layla (07/72) Derek & the Dominos *
72 Go all the way Raspberries
73 People come, people go Axe
74 Make hay while the sun shines Squeek
75 Bed and board Barbara Mason
76 Lean on me (06/72) Bill Withers *
77 I'm still in love with you (07/72) Al Green *
78 I thank you Donny Hathaway & June Conquest
79 The runway Grass Roots
80 Too busy thinking about my baby (03/72) Mardi Grass *
81 Popsicles and icicles Angelettes
82 When you say love Sonny & Cher
83 Big six (07/72) Judge Dread *
84 Lonely for your love Uniques
85 Heyken's serenade (Standchen) Royal Scots Dragoon Guards *

A month in a life – July 1972

All tracks released in July 1972 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 When I need you most of all David Buskin
2 Bring me back Tony Kelly
3 Why do you pretend David & Goliath
4 Come on home Gerry Morris
5 Robbie's song Anne Murray
6 It's four in the morning (06/72) Faron Young *
7 Made in Japan Steve Montgomery
8 Grin and bare it Barbara Windsor
9 Taos New Mexico R. Dean Taylor
10 King and Queen Temple Row
11 Give to you, girl Norman Haines
12 Julie my woman Ratchell
13 Too late to turn back now Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose
14 Brandy (you're a fine girl) Looking Glass
15 My guy (RR – 1964) Mary Wells *
16 Watch me Labi Siffre *
17 Automatically sunshine (06/72) Supremes *
18 I'm satisfied with you Furys
19 Rita Arthur Conley
20 Lady Willow Mick Softly
21 Belinda Mike D'Abo
22 Always Barlaston Down
23 Cast the first stone Tom Fogerty
24 Friends (where are your friends) Asgard
25 Morning dew Nazareth
26 Silver machine (06/72) Hawkwind *
27 The harder they come Jimmy Cliff
28 Blue morning C.O.B.
29 Rolling Stone Suzi Quatro
30 Travellin' lady Rainbow Family
31 The coldest days of my life Chi-Lites
32 Sail away Randy Newman
33 You're losing me Allan Clarke
34 In the morning Valerie Savage
35 Dream on Dennis Lambert
36 Run to me Bee Gees *
37 Tame the lion Emitt Rhodes
38 Oh Lord Erasmus Chorum
39 So long Dixie Blood, sweat & tears
40 I'm coming home Stories
41 Soul line Don Gregory & Soul trainers
42 Get on the good foot (Part 1) James Brown
43 Music is the message (Part 1) Kool & The gang
44 I wanna make up (before we break up) Major Lance
45 Macarthur Park (RR – 1968) Richard Harris *
46 Speak softly love Al Martino
47 An American trilogy (03/72) Mickey Newbury *
48 Puppy love (06/72) Donny Osmond # 1
49 Candy man Sammy Davis Jr.
50 Should I (have loved you) Peter Noone
51 Masquerade Edward Bear
52 Let's dance Cats
53 Down on me Janis Joplin
54 Hey Man Jericho
55 School's out (06/72) Alice Cooper *
56 10538 Overture (06/72) Electric Light Orchestra *
57 Easy livin' Uriah Heep
58 Take me bak 'ome (05/72) Slade # 1
59 She's just a friend of mine Hobnail
60 Today's a tomorrow (you worried 'bout yesterday) Giorgio Moroder
61 Hold her tight Osmonds
62 The locomotion (RR – 1962) Little Eva *
63 Samson and Delilah (06/12) Middle of the road *
64 Even if I could change Lulu
65 I'm going home Edward Jenkins
66 Breakthrough Art Gentry
67 In the ghetto Candi Staton
68 Woman's got to have it Bobby Womack
69 Need your love Notations
70 I need to be loved Fontella Bass
71 When you've gotta go Solomon King
72 The big hurt Vikki Carr
73 Breaking up is hard to do (EP) (06/72) Partridge Family *
74 Give a boy a break Gallagher & Lyle
75 Doggie Candlewick Green
76 Mayday Design [UK]
77 If you can't be my woman Boones Farm
78 Nobody but you Loggins & Messina
79 Men of learning Vigrass & Osborne
80 Seaside shuffle Terry Dactyl & The Dinosaurs *
81 Do you really have a heart Kathy Kirby
82 Poor soul Heritage
83 I get the sweetest feeling Jackie Wilson *
84 Trouble over the weekend Betty Everett
85 Working on a building of love (06/72) Chairmen Of The Board *
86 Popcorn Hot Butter *
87 Midnight rider Joe Cocker & Chris Stainton Band
88 Spreadin' honey Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band

A month in a life – June 1972

All tracks released in June 1972 unless otherwise indicated

* : New entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Good time American Spring
2 Someday never comes Creedence Clearwater Revival
3 Who has the answers Andy Kim
4 Jesahel Congregation
5 Hobo Beggars Opera
6 From my head to my toe Barry Ryan
7 Ooh-wakka-doo-wakka-day Gilbert O'Sullivan *
8 Circles New Seekers *
9 In the quiet morning (For Janis Joplin) Joan Baez
10 Pictures Ray Brooks
11 A piece of paper Gladstone
12 Most people I know think that I'm crazy Aztecs
13 157 Riverside Avenue R.E.O. Speedwagon
14 After the storm Andromeda
15 Tragedy Argent *
16 Questions Bang
17 Take me bak 'ome (05/72) Slade *
18 Nut rocker (RR – 1962) B. Bumble & Stingers *
19 Everything's funny Troggs
20 Eeny meeny miny mo (Three's a crowd) 8th Day
21 Reggae on Broadway Bob Marley
22 See what you get out of me Black Rod
23 Feel the need in me Damon Shawn
24 You brought the joy Freda Payne
25 Love machine Politicians
26 It's going to take some time Carpenters
27 Vincent Don McLean # 1
28 Sealed with a kiss Bobby Vinton
29 You're a song (that I can't sing) Frankie Valli & Four Seasons
30 Take it easy Eagles
31 Ridin' high Everly brothers
32 Old man Neil Young
33 Sylvia's mother (04/72) Dr. Hook & Medicine show *
34 Morning glory Mary Travers
35 Mister can't you see Buffy Sainte-Marie
36 Vanilla Olay Jackie DeShannon
37 Hail the man Ken Lazarus
38 Wrapped up in your love Joe Perkins
39 Betcha by golly wow (04/72) Stylistics *
40 I can see clearly now Johnny Nash *
41 I got a thing about you baby Billy Lee Riley
42 I'll take you there (05/72) Staple singers *
43 I've been lonely for so long (04/72) Frederick Knight *
44 Just as long as you need me Independents
45 I've never found a girl (to love me like you do) Clem Curtis
46 Thank you, honey chile Oscar Toney Jr.
47 Superstar Undisputed Truth
48 Black water gold (pearl) African Music Machine
49 We're on our way Chris Hodge
50 Glory bound Grass roots
51 Metal guru T. Rex # 1
52 Rock and roll (part 1) (03/72) Gary Glitter *
53 Living in a house divided Cher
54 One way ticket Curtiss Maldoon
55 Coconut (05/72) Nilsson *
56 Beautiful Gordon Lightfoot
57 Southbound Train David Crosby & Graham Nash
58 An American trilogy Elvis Presley *
59 Yesterday when I was young Dusty Springfield
60 Simple Man Paul Williams
61 Stand by the door Audience
62 Whisper in the night Graham Bonnet
63 Magnificent sanctuary band David Clayton-Thomas
64 Dallas Steely Dan
65 On fire for you baby Mick Grabham
66 Starman (04/72) David Bowie *
67 Just walk in my shoes (RR – 1966) Gladys Knight & The Pips *
68 Everything I need Jo Ann Love
69 Love a little longer Flirtations
70 Where there's a will Jimmy Thomas
71 I can feel it Chase
72 Great white lady John Kongos
73 Join together Who *
74 I really want it Pluto
75 Sir Percy (Wimbledon Theme) Tony King Orchestra
76 Summertime, Summertime Hobbyhorse & Mary Hopkin
77 Little Willy Sweet *
78 David McKenzie Philip John Filby
79 Summer feeling Paul Gabriel
80 Vaya con Dios Dawn ft Tony Orlando
81 Give me one more chance Donald Peers *
82 In time Engelbert Humperdinck
83 Puppy Love Donny Osmond *
84 Sailing Sutherland Brothers Band
85 Walkin' in the rain with the one I love Love Unlimited *
86 Mad about you Bruce Ruffin *
87 Scotch on the rocks Force Ten