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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top Country Songs of 1972

1971 <-1972-> 1973


      

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1.07/1972

 ①  Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me by Mac Davis

 

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270

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US country 26
UK 29
[Columbia 45618]
written by Mac Davis
Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast2.04/1972

 ②  Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast by Wayne Newton

 

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from Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast   

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174

US 4
US AC 3
US country 55
[Chelsea 78-0100]
written by Peter Callander & Geoff Stephens
3.09/1972

 ③  Funny Face by Donna Fargo

 

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from The Happiest Girl in the Whole USA   The Happiest Girl in the Whole USA

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170

US 5
US AC 5
US country ✫1
[Dot 17429]
written by Donna Fargo
4.07/1972

 ④  Garden Party by Ricky Nelson

 

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from Garden Party   Garden Party

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155

US 6
US AC ✫1
US country 44
UK 41
as Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band
[Decca 32980]
written by Ricky Nelson (as Rick Nelson)
5.02/1972

 ⑤  It's Four in the Morning by Faron Young

 

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from It's Four in the Morning   

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111

US 92
US country ✫1
UK 3
[Mercury CC-35036]
written by Jerry Chesnut
6.05/1972

The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A. by Donna Fargo

 

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from The Happiest Girl in the Whole USA   The Happiest Girl in the Whole USA

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111

US 11
US AC 7
US country ✫1
written by Donna Fargo
7.09/1972

Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues by Danny O'Keefe

 

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from O'Keefe   

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104

US 9
US AC 5
US country 63
[Signpost 70006]
written by Danny O'Keefe
8.01/1972

Until It's Time for You to Go by Elvis Presley

 

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from Elvis Now   Elvis Now

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100

US 40
US AC 9
US country 68
UK 5
charted as Until It's Time for You to Go / We Can Make the Morning in US AC charts
[RCA 619 A]
written by Buffy Sainte-Marie
9.01/1972

A Thing Called Love by Johnny Cash

 

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from A Thing Called Love   A Thing Called Love

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100

US 103
US AC 37
US country 2
UK 4
as Johnny Cash & The Evangel Temple Choir
[Columbia 45534]
written by Jerry Reed (as Jerry Reed Hubbard)
10.03/1972

Hot Rod Lincoln by Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen

 

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from Lost in the Ozone   Lost in the Ozone

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97

US 9
US AC 28
US country 51
[novelty]
written by Charlie Ryan & W. S. Stevenson
11.12/1972

Separate Ways by Elvis Presley

 

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from Separate Ways   Separate Ways

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76

US 20
US AC 3
US country 16
[RCA 74-0815]
written by Richard Mainegra & Red West
12.12/1972

Jambalaya (On the Bayou) by John Fogerty

 

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from The Blue Ridge Rangers   

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75

US 16
US AC 11
US country 66
as The Blue Ridge Rangers
written by Hank Williams & Moon Mullican (uncredited)
Always on My Mind13.12/1972

Always on My Mind by Elvis Presley

 

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from Separate Ways   Separate Ways

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57

US country 16
UK 9
US: B-side to Always On My Mind and The Elvis Medley
[RCA 74-0815]
written by Johnny Christopher, Mark James [songwriter] & Wayne Carson Thompson
14.08/1972

If You Leave Me Tonight I'll Cry by Jerry Wallace

 

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from To Get to You   

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54

US 38
US AC 9
US country ✫1
[Decca 32989]
written by Gerald Sanford & Harold Mooney
15.03/1972

To Get to You by Jerry Wallace

 

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from To Get to You   

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33

US 48
US AC 21
US country 12
[Decca 32914]
written by Jean Chapel
16.01/1972

Cry by Lynn Anderson

 

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from Cry   

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32

US 71
US AC 16
US country 3
[Columbia 45529]
written by Churchill Kohlman
17.05/1972

Kate by Johnny Cash

 

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from A Thing Called Love   A Thing Called Love

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30

US 75
US country 2
as Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Three
[Columbia 45590]
written by Marty Robbins
18.01/1972

Bedtime Story by Tammy Wynette

 

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from Bedtime Story   

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29

US 86
US country ✫1
[Epic 10818]
written by Billy Sherrill & Glenn Sutton
19.04/1972

Do You Remember These by The Statler Brothers

 

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from Interview   

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27

US 105
US AC 18
US country 2
[Mercury 73275]
written by Don Reid, Harold Reid & Larry Lee
20.04/1972

All His Children by Charley Pride

 

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from Sometimes a Great Nation   

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25

US 92
US country 2
with Henry Mancini
[RCA 624]
written by Henry Mancini, Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman
21.09/1972

When the Snow Is on the Roses by Sonny James

 

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24

US 103
US country ✫1
[Columbia 45644]
written by James Last, Ernst Bader, Larry Kusik & Eddie Snyder
22.05/1972

(Lost Her Love) On Our Last Date by Conway Twitty

 

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from I Can't Stop Loving You   

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24

US 112
US country ✫1
[Decca 32945]
written by Floyd Cramer & Conway Twitty
23.08/1972

It's Gonna Take a Little Bit Longer by Charley Pride

 

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from A Sunshine Day with Charley Pride   

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24

US 102
US country ✫1
[RCA Victor 0707]
written by Ben Peters
24.07/1972

Delta Dawn by Tanya Tucker

 

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from Delta Dawn   Delta Dawn

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24

US 72
US country 6
[Columbia 45588]
written by Larry Collins & Alex Harvey
25.09/1972

Oney by Johnny Cash

 

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from Any Old Wind That Blows   Any Old Wind That Blows

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22

US 101
US country 2
[Columbia 45660]
written by Jerry Chesnut
26.04/1972

Cotton Jenny by Anne Murray

 

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from Talk It Over in the Morning   

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22

US 71
US AC 32
US country 11
[Capitol 3260]
written by Gordon Lightfoot
27.1972

Woman (Sensuous Woman) by Don Gibson

 

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from Woman (Sensuous Woman)   

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22

US country ✫1written by Gary Paxton (as Gary S. Paxton)
28.1972

Turnin' Off a Memory by Merle Haggard

 

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from Let Me Tell You About a Song   

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22

US country ✫1as Merle Haggard & the Strangers
written by Merle Haggard
29.1972

That's Why I Love You Like I Do by Sonny James

 

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22

US country ✫1[Capitol 3322]
written by Jack Morrow
30.1972

She's Too Good to Be True by Charley Pride

 

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from Songs of Love by Charley Pride   

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22

US country ✫1[RCA 74-0802]
written by Johnny Duncan
31.1972

Rated X by Loretta Lynn

 

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from Entertainer of the Year   

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22

US country ✫1[Decca 33039]
written by Loretta Lynn
32.1972

One's on the Way by Loretta Lynn

 

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from One's on the Way   

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22

US country ✫1[Decca 32900**]
written by Shel Silverstein
33.1972

Old Dogs, Children, and Watermelon Wine by Tom T. Hall

 

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from The Storyteller   

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22

US country ✫1written by Tom T. Hall
34.1972

My Man (Understands) by Tammy Wynette

 

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from My Man   

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22

US country ✫1written by Billy Sherrill, Norro Wilson & Carmol Taylor
35.1972

My Hang-Up Is You by Freddie Hart

 

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from My Hang-Up Is You   

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22

US country ✫1written by Freddie Hart
36.1972

Made in Japan by Buck Owens

 

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from In the Palm of Your Hand   

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22

US country ✫1as Buck Owens & the Buckaroos
[Capitol 3314]
written by Bob Morris & Faye Morris
37.1972

It's Not Love (But It's Not Bad) by Merle Haggard

 

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from It's Not Love (But It's Not Bad)   

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22

US country ✫1as Merle Haggard & the Strangers
[Capitol 3419]
written by Hank Cochran & Glenn Martin
38.1972

I Can't Stop Loving You by Conway Twitty

 

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from I Can't Stop Loving You   

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22

US country ✫1[Decca 32988]
written by Don Gibson
39.1972

I Ain't Never by Mel Tillis

 

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from I Ain't Never   

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22

US country ✫1[MGM 14418]
written by Mel Tillis & Webb Pierce
40.1972

Grandma Harp by Merle Haggard

 

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from Let Me Tell You About a Song   

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22

US country ✫1as Merle Haggard & the Strangers
[Capitol 3294]
written by Merle Haggard
41.1972

Got the All Overs for You (All Over Me) by Freddie Hart

 

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from Got the All Overs for You   

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22

US country ✫1as Freddie Hart & the Heartbeats
[Capitol 3453]
written by Freddie Hart
42.1972

Eleven Roses by Hank Williams, Jr.

 

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from Eleven Roses   

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22

US country ✫1written by Lamar Morris & Dorrell McCall
43.1972

Bless Your Heart by Freddie Hart

 

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from Bless Your Heart   

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22

US country ✫1as Freddie Hart & the Heartbeats
[Capitol 3353]
written by Freddie Hart & Jack Grayson (as Jack Lebsock)
44.04/1972

The Lonesomest Lonesome by Ray Price

 

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from The Lonesomest Lonesome   

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21

US 109
US country 2
[Columbia 45583]
written by Mac Davis
45.07/1972

There's a Party Goin' On by Jody Miller

 

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from There's a Party Goin' On   

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21

US 115
US AC 23
US country 4
[Epic 10878]
written by Billy Sherrill & Glenn Sutton
46.08/1972

I've Got to Have You by Sammi Smith

 

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from Something Old, Something New   

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21

US 77
US AC 35
US country 13
[Mega 0079]
written by Kris Kristofferson
47.08/1972

I Will Never Pass This Way Again by Glen Campbell

 

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from Glen Travis Campbell   

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21

US 61
US AC 14
US country 45
[Capitol 3411]
written by Ronnie Gaylord
48.12/1972

Songman by Cashman & West

 

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from A Song or Two   

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20

US 62
US AC 16
US country 69
written by Terry Cashman & Tommy West
Alabama Wild Man49.07/1972

Alabama Wild Man by Jerry Reed

 

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from Jerry Reed   

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19

US 62
US country 22
[R]
[RCA 738]
written by Jerry Reed
50.1972

Reach Out Your Hand by Tammy Wynette

 

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from Bedtime Story   

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19

US country 2[Epic 10856]
written by Billy Sherrill & Tammy Wynette
51.1972

Only Love Can Break a Heart by Sonny James

 

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19

US country 2written by Burt Bacharach & Hal David
52.1972

Loving You Could Never Be Better by George Jones

 

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from We Can Make It   

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19

US country 2[Epic 10858]
written by Earl Montgomery
53.1972

Ann (Don't Go Runnin') by Tommy Overstreet

 

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from This Is Tommy Overstreet   

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19

US country 2written by Buzz Cason (as James E. Cason)
54.12/1972

One Last Time by Glen Campbell

 

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from Glen Travis Campbell   

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19

US 78
US AC 20
US country 33
written by Don Addrisi & Dick Addrisi
55.09/1972

Don't She Look Good by Bill Anderson

 

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from Don't She Look Good   

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18

US country 2[Decca 33002]
written by Jerry Chesnut (as Jerry Chestnut)
56.10/1972

Fool Me by Lynn Anderson

 

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from Listen to a Country Song   

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18

US 101
US country 4
[Columbia 45692]
written by Joe South
57.06/1972

Listen to a Country Song by Lynn Anderson

 

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from Listen to a Country Song   

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17

US 107
US country 4
written by Alan Garth & Jim Messina
58.1972

Sing Me a Love Song to Baby by Billy Walker

 

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from All Time Greatest Hits   

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16

US country 3[MGM 14422]
written by Rayburn Anthony, Gene Dobbins & Benny Whitehead
59.1972

Pride's Not Hard to Swallow by Hank Williams, Jr.

 

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from After You/Pride's Not Hard to Swallow   

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16

US country 3written by Jerry Chesnut
60.1972

Here I Am Again by Loretta Lynn

 

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from Here I Am Again   

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16

US country 3[Decca 32974]
written by Shel Silverstein
Good Hearted Woman61.1972

Good Hearted Woman by Waylon Jennings

 

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from Good Hearted Woman   

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16

US country 3written by Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson
62.1972

(I've Got a) Happy Heart by Susan Raye

 

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from Pitty, Pitty, Patter   

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16

US country 3written by Pat Levely & Buck Owens
63.05/1972

Me and Jesus by Tom T. Hall

 

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from We All Got Together and...   

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16

US 98
US country 8
[Mercury 73278]
written by Tom T. Hall
64.01/1972

Another Puff by Jerry Reed

 

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from Ko-Ko Joe   

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15

US 65
US country 27
[RCA 613]
written by Earl Jarrett & Jerry Reed
65.04/1972

Manhattan, Kansas by Glen Campbell

 

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15

US 114
US country 6
written by Joe Allen
66.1972

Someone to Give My Love To by Johnny Paycheck

 

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from Someone to Give My Love To   

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15

US country 4[Epic 10836]
written by Jerry Foster & Bill Rice
67.1972

Lonely Women Make Good Lovers by Bob Luman

 

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from Lonely Women Make Good Lovers   

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15

US country 4[Epic 10905]
written by Freddy Weller & Spooner Oldham (as Lindon Oldham)
68.1972

I've Found Someone of My Own by Cal Smith

 

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from I've Found Someone of My Own   

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15

US country 4[Decca 32959]
written by Frank Robinson
69.1972

I'm a Truck by Red Simpson

 

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from I'm a Truck   

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15

US country 4written by Robert Stanton
70.1972

I Can't See Me Without You by Conway Twitty

 

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from I Can't See Me Without You   

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15

US country 4written by Conway Twitty
71.1972

Coat of Many Colors by Dolly Parton

 

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from Coat of Many Colors   

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15

US country 4[RCA 74-0538]
written by Dolly Parton
72.03/1972

Josie by Kris Kristofferson

 

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from Border Lord   

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15

US 63
US country 70
[Monument 8536]
written by Kris Kristofferson
73.1972

White Silver Sands by Sonny James

 

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14

US country 5[Columbia 45706]
written by Charles 'Red' Matthews & Gladys Reinhart
74.1972

This Little Girl of Mine by Faron Young

 

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from This Little Girl of Mine   

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14

US country 5[Mercury CC-35036]
written by Jan Crutchfield
75.1972

Love's the Answer by Tanya Tucker

 

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from Delta Dawn   Delta Dawn

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14

US country 5[Columbia 45721]
written by Emily Mitchell & Norro Wilson
76.1972

Just for What I Am by Connie Smith

 

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from Ain't We Havin' Us a Good Time   

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14

US country 5[RCA 74-0655]
written by Dallas Frazier & A.L. "Doodle" Owens (as Arthur Leo Owens)
I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door77.1972

I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door by Billy Crash Craddock

 

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from Two Sides of "Crash"   

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14

US country 5[Cartwheel 216]
written by Aaron Schroeder & Sid Wayne
78.1972

A Picture of Me (Without You) by George Jones

 

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from A Picture of Me (Without You)   

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14

US country 5written by Norro Wilson & George Richey
79.04/1972

All the Lonely Women in the World by Bill Anderson

 

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from All the Lonely Women in the World   

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14

US country 5[Decca 32930]
written by Bill Anderson
80.1972

When You Say Love by Bob Luman

 

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from When You Say Love   

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13

US country 6[Epic 10823]
written by Jerry Foster & Bill Rice
81.1972

We Can Make It by George Jones

 

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from We Can Make It   

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13

US country 6[Epic 10831]
written by Billy Sherrill & Glenn Sutton
Touch Your Woman82.1972

Touch Your Woman by Dolly Parton

 

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from Touch Your Woman   

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13

US country 6[RCA 74-0662]
written by Dolly Parton
83.1972

The Class of '57 by The Statler Brothers

 

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from Country Music Then and Now   

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13

US country 6written by Don Reid & Harold Reid
84.1972

The Ceremony by George Jones & Tammy Wynette

 

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from Me and the First Lady   

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13

US country 6as Tammy Wynette & George Jones
[Epic 10881]
written by Carmol Taylor, Billy Sherrill & Jenny Strickland
85.1972

The Best Part of Living by Marty Robbins

 

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from I've Got a Woman's Love   

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13

US country 6written by B.D. Johnson
86.1972

Pretend I Never Happened by Waylon Jennings

 

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from Lonesome On'ry and Mean   

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13

US country 6[RCA 74-0808]
written by Willie Nelson
87.1972

I Take It On Home by Charlie Rich

 

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from Behind Closed Doors   Behind Closed Doors

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13

US country 6[Epic 10867]
written by Kenny O'Dell
88.01/1972

Oklahoma Sunday Morning by Glen Campbell

 

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12

US 104
US AC 36
US country 15
[Capitol 3254]
written by Tony Macaulay, Albert Hammond & Mike Hazlewood
89.1972

It's a Matter of Time by Elvis Presley

 

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from Burning Love and Hits from His Movies, Volume 2   Burning Love and Hits from His Movies, Volume 2

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12

US AC 9
US country 36
charted as It's a Matter of Time / Burning Love in US AC charts
[RCA 74-0769]
written by Clive Westlake
90.1972

Sweet Dream Woman by Waylon Jennings

 

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from Good Hearted Woman   

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11

US country 7[RCA 74-0716]
written by Chip Taylor & Al Gorgoni
91.1972

If It Ain't Love (Let's Leave It Alone) by Connie Smith

 

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from If it Ain't Love (And Other Great Dallas Frazier Songs)   

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11

US country 7written by Dallas Frazier
92.1972

Borrowed Angel by Mel Street

 

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from Borrowed Angel   

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11

US country 7[Royal American 64]
written by Mel Street
93.1972

Ain't That a Shame by Hank Williams, Jr.

 

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11

US country 7written by Fats Domino (as Antoine Domino) & Dave Bartholomew
94.1972

What Ain't to Be, Just Might Happen by Porter Wagoner

 

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from What Ain't to Be Just Might Happen   

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11

US country 8[RCA 74-0648]
written by Porter Wagoner
95.1972

Soft, Sweet and Warm by David Houston

 

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from Good Things   

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11

US country 8[Epic 10870]
written by Norro Wilson & Carmol Taylor
96.1972

Missing You by Jim Reeves

 

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from Missing You   

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11

US country 8[RCA 74-0744]
written by Dale Noe & Red Sovine
97.1972

Love Is the Look You're Looking For by Connie Smith

 

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from Love Is the Look You're Looking For   

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11

US country 8[RCA 74-0860]
written by Rose Lee Mathis
98.1972

I'll Still Be Waiting for You by Buck Owens

 

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from Live at John Ascuga's Nugget   

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11

US country 8as Buck Owens & the Buckaroos
[Capitol 3262]
written by Buck Owens
99.03/1972

Everybody's Reaching Out for Someone by Pat Daisy

 

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10

US 112
US AC 38
US country 20
[RCA 74-0637]
written by Dickey Lee & Allen Reynolds
100.1972

The Lawrence Welk - Hee Haw Counter-Revolution Polka by Roy Clark

 

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from Roy Clark Live!   

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10

US country 9written by Vaughn Horton

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