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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 14, 1972

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 14, 1972

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  • 7
    • Woman Don't Go Astray

      King Floyd
    • 8
    • 7
    • 8
      • 8
      • 7
      • 8
  • 8
    • (It's The Way) Nature Planned It

      Four Tops
    • 11
    • 8
    • 6
      • 11
      • 8
      • 6
  • 9
    • My Man, A Sweet Man

      Millie Jackson
    • 7
    • 7
    • 11
      • 7
      • 7
      • 11
  • 13
    • Honey I Still Love You

      The Mark IV
    • 15
    • 13
    • 9
      • 15
      • 13
      • 9
  • 15
    • (They Long To Be) Close To You

      Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager
    • 10
    • 6
    • 12
      • 10
      • 6
      • 12
  • 16
    • Fool's Paradise

      The Sylvers
    • 17
    • 16
    • 7
      • 17
      • 16
      • 7
  • 17
    • Why Can't We Be Lovers

      Holland-Dozier
    • 26
    • 17
    • 6
      • 26
      • 17
      • 6
  • 18
    • Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)

      Bobby Womack & Peace
    • 20
    • 18
    • 8
      • 20
      • 18
      • 8
  • 20
    • My Mind Keeps Telling Me (That I Really Love You, Girl)

      Eddie Holman
    • 23
    • 20
    • 6
      • 23
      • 20
      • 6
  • 23
    • Slow Motion (Part 1)

      Johnny Williams
    • 28
    • 23
    • 6
      • 28
      • 23
      • 6
  • 24
    • Baby Sitter

      Betty Wright
    • 32
    • 24
    • 4
      • 32
      • 24
      • 4
  • 25
    • Dedicated To The One I Love

      The Temprees
    • 29
    • 25
    • 4
      • 29
      • 25
      • 4
  • 28
    • This World

      The Staple Singers
    • 14
    • 6
    • 11
      • 14
      • 6
      • 11
  • 30
    • If You Let Me

      Eddie Kendricks
    • 34
    • 30
    • 5
      • 34
      • 30
      • 5
  • 32
    • Don't Ever Be Lonely (A Poor Little Fool Like Me)

      Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose
    • 40
    • 32
    • 3
      • 40
      • 32
      • 3
  • 33
    • Man Sized Job

      Denise LaSalle
    • 48
    • 33
    • 2
      • 48
      • 33
      • 2
  • 36
    • If You Can Beat Me Rockin' (You Can Have My Chair)

      Laura Lee
    • 46
    • 36
    • 2
      • 46
      • 36
      • 2
  • 38 NEW
  • NEW
    • If You Don't Know Me By Now

      Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes
    • -
    • 38
    • 1
      • -
      • 38
      • 1
  • 39
    • That's How Love Goes

      Jermaine Jackson
    • 44
    • 39
    • 3
      • 44
      • 39
      • 3
  • 40