US number one songs in 1972

What songs were number one in 1972? This is the full list of the US number one songs from the year 1972. There were a total of 23 US #1 tracks in the year 1972 starting with Brand New Key by Melanie which went to #1 on 25th December, 1971 and remained at the top spot for 3 weeks.

The US song that was number one for the longest single run in 1972 was The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack which went to number one on 15th April, 1972 and stayed at the top slot for 6 weeks.

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