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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 9, 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 December 9, 1972

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  • 1
    • Me And Mrs. Jones

      Billy Paul
    • 3
    • 1
    • 7
      • 3
      • 1
      • 7
  • 6
    • One Night Affair

      Jerry Butler
    • 18
    • 6
    • 5
      • 18
      • 6
      • 5
  • 8
    • Trouble In My Home/I Found My Dad

      Joe Simon
    • 10
    • 8
    • 2
      • 10
      • 8
      • 2
  • 9
    • Man Sized Job

      Denise LaSalle
    • 7
    • 4
    • 10
      • 7
      • 4
      • 10
  • 10
    • Corner Of The Sky

      Jackson 5
    • 14
    • 10
    • 5
      • 14
      • 10
      • 5
  • 12
    • Superstition

      Stevie Wonder
    • 23
    • 12
    • 3
      • 23
      • 12
      • 3
  • 14
    • Keeper Of The Castle

      Four Tops
    • 20
    • 14
    • 4
      • 20
      • 14
      • 4
  • 15
    • Why Can't We Be Lovers

      Holland-Dozier
    • 9
    • 9
    • 14
      • 9
      • 9
      • 14
  • 16
    • Mama Told Me Not To Come

      Wilson Pickett
    • 16
    • 16
    • 5
      • 16
      • 16
      • 5
  • 17
    • If You Let Me

      Eddie Kendricks
    • 17
    • 17
    • 13
      • 17
      • 17
      • 13
  • 19
    • Theme From The Men

      Isaac Hayes
    • 19
    • 19
    • 9
      • 19
      • 19
      • 9
  • 20
    • I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know

      Donny Hathaway
    • 21
    • 20
    • 8
      • 21
      • 20
      • 8
  • 22
    • I Got A Bag Of My Own

      James Brown
    • 30
    • 22
    • 4
      • 30
      • 22
      • 4
  • 23
    • 992 Arguments

      The O'Jays
    • 28
    • 23
    • 4
      • 28
      • 23
      • 4
  • 31
    • I'll Be Your Shelter (In Time Of Storm)

      Luther Ingram
    • 38
    • 31
    • 2
      • 38
      • 31
      • 2
  • 32
    • The World Is A Ghetto

      War
    • 37
    • 32
    • 2
      • 37
      • 32
      • 2
  • 33
    • Slow Motion (Part 1)

      Johnny Williams
    • 12
    • 12
    • 14
      • 12
      • 12
      • 14
  • 36 NEW
  • NEW
    • We Need Order

      The Chi-lites
    • -
    • 36
    • 1
      • -
      • 36
      • 1
  • 40
    • Feel The Need

      Detroit Emeralds
    • 42
    • 40
    • 3
      • 42
      • 40
      • 3
  • 41
    • Lovin' You, Lovin' Me

      Candi Staton
    • 41
    • 41
    • 4
      • 41
      • 41
      • 4
  • 44
    • Girl You're Alright

      The Undisputed Truth