1972-01-26 — WMAK 1300 AM ( Nashville, Tennessee )


1300/WMAK
SUPERHIT SURVEY

WEEK BEGINNING
January 26, 1972

TWLW ARTISTTITLEWKSNOTES
12 BadfingerDay After Day8
21 ClimaxPrecious And Few9Lead singer: Sonny Geraci, formerly of The Outsiders
38 NilssonWithout You5
45 Betty WrightClean Up Woman8
67 Al GreenLet's Stay Together7
73 Don McLeanAmerican Pie - Part I10
810 Charley PrideKiss An Angel Good Mornin'6
94 Beverly BremersDon't Say You Don't Remember9
1013 Carly SimonAnticipation5Aka “The Ketchup Song”
1118 Apollo 100Joy5
1221 CarpentersHurting Each Other3
1311 The Honey ConeOne Monkey Don't Stop No Show Part I7
1426 Three Dog NightNever Been To Spain4Another Hoyt Axton song from 3DN
159 The New SeekersI'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)9My late friend Pat McGeachy attended an international (cont in Goodies)
1620 FacesStay With Me5
1728 Robert JohnThe Lion Sleeps Tonight4Solomon Linda’s family FINALLY received some of the royalties due him 38 years AFTER he died. And then only because of a (cont i
1822 RedboneThe Witch Queen Of New Orleans7
1931 The Addrisi BrothersWe've Got To Get It On Again4They wrote a few songs for the Association.
2025 Scott EnglishBrandy4English wrote this song, renamed “Mandy” when popularized by Barry Manilow, so as not to confuse it with the Looking Glass song
2129 The OsmondsHe's The Light Of The World3“B” side of #30; not “Brothers” since ’70. It is interesting that one side of the single is “Osmond Brothers”, other “Osmonds"
2217 Donnie ElbertWhere Did Our Love Go10Holland-Dozier-Holland song originally recorded by the Supremes
2316 MelanieBrand New Key11There has to be more to this song than the obvious. (cont in Goodies)
2424 The Jackson 5Sugar Daddy5
2532 Hamilton, Joe Frank & ReynoldsDaisy Mae4
2615 Rare EarthHey Big Brother10
2734 The CongregationSoftly Whispering I Love You3. In the US, billed as English Congregation. (Now) local boy Mike Curb Congregation recorded & released this later in the year.
2830 The 5th DimensionTogether Let's Find Love4
2933 Carole KingSweet Seasons3
30-- The OsmondsDown By The Lazy River1"A" side of #21
3135 RaidersCountry Wine2
3239 Frank MillsLove Me, Love Me Love2
3337 CherThe Way Of Love2
3440 T. RexBang A Gong (Get It On)2
3538 The SupremesFloy Joy2
36HB The Bee GeesMy World1
37-- Rock FlowersNumber Wonderful1Created to advertise Mattel dolls, also called “Rock Flowers”; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmVzMiJ5dc0
38HB The Free MovementThe Harder I Try (The Bluer I Get)1
39-- Grand Funk RailroadFootstompin' Music1Reverted to “G.F. Railroad” after 3 albums billed as “Grand Funk”
40-- MelanieThe Nickel Song1
HB-- BreadEverything I Own
HB-- B.J. ThomasRock And Roll Lullaby
HB-- Paul SimonMother And Child Reunion


ALBUM CHARTS

TWLW ARTISTALBUMWKSNOTES
 Kenny Rogers And The First EditionThe Ballad Of CalicoFeature Album

Is this David Cassidy singing in the shower even?

Cover: 
America’s disc jockey of the year…
Scott Shannon.  Selected by “16-Spec” Magazine.

Song notes cont:
16.Presbyterian gathering. The only 2 songs that everybody knew were:
(1) Amazing Grace” and (2) I’d Like to Teach the World…”
17. Rolling Stone article by Rian Malan.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lion_Sleeps_Tonight
https://www.rollingstone.com/feature/in-the-jungle
-inside-the-long-hidden-genealogy-of-the-lion-sleeps-tonight-108274/
23. If she’d written this when she was 15, ok.I mean this is
Melanie Safka. But compare “Candles in the Rain” -> “Lay Down”.
Maybe it is a euphemism for sex. My theory is that the key is
for a car. (1) You buy a new set of skates, the key is included.
(2) “Don’t drive no car…”; “… who don’t drive…” [a car?]