Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday’s Music Moves Me: Top Five From KHJ (Los Angeles) On This Date In 1972


Back on the survey trail for the third “freebie” week in a row! This time, the top five as measured by Boss Radio KHJ in Los Angeles on this date in 1972.

#5: Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast – Wayne Newton This was Wayne’s highest-charting single, reaching #4 on the Hot 100 and #1 on the Cash Box survey, and was also a #1 hit in Canada and Australia. For the year, it was #10. It was the title track from his 1972 album.

#4: Brandy – The Looking Glass Just a great song, down from #2 the week before. It hit #1 on the Hot 100 and Cash Box surveys, and was #12 for the year.

#3: I’m Still In Love With You – Al Green Up one slot from the previous week, it spent a couple of weeks at #1 on the Soul chart and #3 on the Hot 100. It was #59 for the year.

#2: I Don’t Want To Be Right – Luther Ingram Up from #3 the previous week. It reached #1 on the Soul chart and #3 on the Hot 100, and it was #16 for the year.

#1: Alone Again (Naturally) – Gilbert O’Sullivan Casey Kasem ranked this song #5 for the Seventies. It was a huge international hit, reaching #1 for a total of six weeks (non-consecutive) on the Hot 100 and the Easy Listening chart, and #3 in England.

And that’s Monday’s Music Moves Me for August 1, 2016

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