UK number one songs in 1972

What songs were number one in 1972? This is the full list of the UK number one songs from the year 1972. There were a total of 18 UK #1 tracks in the year 1972 starting with Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West) by Benny Hill which went to #1 on 11th December, 1971 and remained at the top spot for 4 weeks.

The UK song that was number one for the longest single run in 1972 was Long Haired Lover from Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond which went to number one on 23rd December, 1972 and stayed at the top slot for 5 weeks.

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