Top R&B Hits of 1972

September – December 1971

9/04:        SPANISH HARLEM - Aretha Franklin
9/18:        AIN'T NO SUNSHINE - Bill Withers
9/25:        STICK UP - The Honey Cone
10/02:      MAKE IT FUNKY - James Brown
10/16:      THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE - The Persuaders
10/30:      TRAPPED BY A THING CALLED LOVE - Denise LaSalle
11/06:      THEME FROM SHAFT - Isaac Hayes
12/04:      FAMILY AFFAIR - Sly & The Family Stone

 

January – May 1972

1/01:        GOT TO BE THERE- Michael Jackson
1/08:        CLEAN UP WOMAN - Betty Wright
1/15:        DROWNING IN THE SEA OF LOVE - Joe Simon
1/22:        LET'S STAY TOGETHER - Al Green
3/04:        YOU WANT IT, YOU GOT IT - The Detroit Emeralds
3/18:        NOW RUN AND TELL THAT - Denise LaSalle
4/01:        KING HEROIN - James Brown
4/08:        IN THE RAIN - The Dramatics
4/15:        THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE - Roberta Flack
5/06:        DAY DREAMING - Aretha Franklin
5/13:        OH GIRL - The Chi-Lites 
5/20:        I'LL TAKE YOU THERE - The Staple Singers

 

Soul Train - Syndicated October 1971



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