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Billboard No.2 Songs - 1972 -

PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 2/26 & 2
TITLE(邦題): HURTING EACH OTHER
ARTIST: CARPENTERS
NO.1 SONG(S): WITHOUT YOU...NILSSON
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 4/22 & 2
TITLE(邦題): ROCKIN' ROBIN
ARTIST: MICHAEL JACKSON
NO.1 SONG(S): THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE...ROBERTA FLACK
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 5/6 & 2
TITLE(邦題): I GOTCHA
ARTIST: JOE TEX
NO.1 SONG(S): THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE...ROBERTA FLACK
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 7/8 & 1
TITLE(邦題): OUTA-SPACE
ARTIST: BILLY PRESTON
NO.1 SONG(S): LEAN ON ME...BILL WITHERS
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 7/15 & 2
TITLE(邦題): TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW
ARTIST: CORNELIUS BROTHERS & SISTER ROSE
NO.1 SONG(S): LEAN ON ME...BILL WITHERS
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 9/2 & 2
TITLE(邦題): LONG COOL WOMAN (IN A BLACK DRESS) (喪服の女)
ARTIST: THE HOLLIES
NO.1 SONG(S): ALONE AGAIN...GILBERT O'SULLIVAN
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 10/14 & 2
TITLE(邦題): USE ME
ARTIST: BILL WITHERS
NO.1 SONG(S): BEN...MICHAEL JACKSON
MY DING-A-LING...CHUCK BERRY
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 10/28 & 2
TITLE(邦題): BURNING LOVE
ARTIST: ELVIS PRESLEY
NO.1 SONG(S): MY DING-A-LING...CHUCK BERRY
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 11/4 & 2
TITLE(邦題): NIGHT IN WHITE SATIN (サテンの夜)
ARTIST: THE MOODY BLUES
NO.1 SONG(S): I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW...JOHNNY NASH
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 11/18 & 2
TITLE(邦題): I'D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME (片想いと僕)
ARTIST: LOBO
NO.1 SONG(S): I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW...JOHNNY NASH
PEAK DATE & WEEKS: 12/30 & 2
TITLE(邦題): CLAIR
ARTIST: GILBERT O'SULLIVAN
NO.1 SONG(S): ME AND MRS. JONES...BILLY PAUL

AFTER TALK
まず、年間5位のジョー・テックスは悲劇大賞から外れるね。なぜにこんな順位が付くんだろうか…。ホリーズはちょっとかわいそうだ。なぜなら「アローン・アゲイン」は4週間居座ったあげく1度落ちたくせに返り咲きの1位である。次は俺たちだね、と確信させといて…このむごい仕打ち! 実にけしからん。それと面白いのはここにきてロックの神様対王様の対決である!! チャック・ベリー初の1位をすでに18曲ももつエルヴィスが奪ってたらちょっと悲しいからこのままが美しいよね。依然ファミリー系、シンガーソングライター系が強いみたいだね。

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