1972-02-16 — WMAK 1300 AM ( Nashville, Tennessee )


1300/WMAK
SUPERHIT SURVEY

WEEK BEGINNING
February 16, 1972

TWLW ARTISTTITLEWKSNOTES
12 CarpentersHurting Each Other6
21 NilssonWithout You8
38 Robert JohnThe Lion Sleeps Tonight7. Solomon Linda’s family FINALLY received some of the royalties due him 38 years AFTER he died. And then only because of a (cont
43 Apollo 100Joy8
514 The OsmondsDown By The Lazy River4
69 Scott EnglishBrandy7English co-wrote this song, renamed “Mandy” when popularized by Barry Manilow, so as not to confuse it with the Looking Glass so
74 Three Dog NightNever Been To Spain7Another Hoyt Axton song from 3DN
85 The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones; Featuring David Cassidy)It's One Of Those Nights (Yes Love)
913 The Addrisi BrothersWe've Got To Get It On Again7They wrote a few songs for the Association.
1010 RedboneThe Witch Queen Of New Orleans10
1124 BreadEverything I Own
126 ClimaxPrecious And Few12Lead singer: Sonny Geraci, formerly of The Outsiders
1318 The CongregationSoftly Whispering I Love You6In the US, billed as English Congregation. (Now) local boy Mike Curb Congregation recorded & released this later in the year.
1421 The Bee GeesMy World4
1523 Frank MillsLove Me, Love Me Love5
1619 CherThe Way Of Love5
1720 Carole KingSweet Seasons6
187 BadfingerDay After Day11
1917 Hamilton, Joe Frank & ReynoldsDaisy Mae7
2031 B.J. ThomasRock And Roll Lullaby
2130 MelanieThe Nickel Song4
2222 T. RexBang A Gong (Get It On)5
2329 Rock FlowersNumber Wonderful4Band created to advertise Mattel dolls, also called “Rock Flowers”; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmVzMiJ5dc0
2412 Carly SimonAnticipation8Aka “The Ketchup Song”
2515 Charley PrideKiss An Angel Good Mornin'9
2611 Betty WrightClean Up Woman11
2732 Grand Funk RailroadFootstompin' Music4
2836 Donnie ElbertI Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
2935 Paul SimonMother And Child Reunion
3037 Michel LeGrandBrian's Song2
3134 Rod StewartHandbags And Gladrags
3216 Al GreenLet's Stay Together10
3333 Sly & The Family StoneRunnin' Away
3439 Shirley BasseyDiamonds Are Forever2
3540 Neil YoungHeart Of Gold2
36-- David CassidyCould It Be Forever1LW: HB?
37-- AmericaA Horse With No Name1LW: HB?
38-- MelanieRing The Living Bell1LW: HB?
39-- Terry Black And Laurel WardGoin' Down (On The Road To L.A.)1LW: HB? Met in the Toronto cast of “Hair”, later married.
40-- Donny OsmondPuppy Love1LW: HB?
HB Sonny & CherA Cowboys Work Is Never Done
HB GiorgioSon Of My Father
HB Dionne WarwickIf We Only Have Love


ALBUM CHARTS

TWLW ARTISTALBUMWKSNOTES
 Jo Jo GunneJo Jo GunneFeature Album

The Bee Gees are pictured receiving 2 gold records mark-
ing one million sales of their last two singles, “Lonely
Days” and “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart,”
both of which were No. 1 at WMAK.

Cover: 
If your afternoons are bright and smooth, you and
John Young will get along great,  John Young,
noon – 3, weekday afternoons on WMAK.

Song note cont:
3. 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/