Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the UK during 1972. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis. In the early years of the UK chart, occasionally two songs were at number one simultaneously. This will be indicated with two asterisks.
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Benny Hill - Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) 4
New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) 4
T Rex - Telegram Sam 2
Chicory Tip - Son Of My Father 3
Nilsson - Without You 5
The Pipes and Drums and Military Band of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards - Amazing Grace 5
T Rex - Metal Guru 4
Don McLean - Vincent 2
Slade - Take Me Back 'Ome 1
Donny Osmond - Puppy Love 5
Alice Cooper - School's Out 3
Rod Stewart - You Wear It Well 1
Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now 3
David Cassidy - How Can I Be Sure 2
Lieutenant Pigeon - Mouldy Old Dough 4
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair 2
Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling 4
Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool 5
Source: The Official Charts Company

18 different songs hit number one in the UK during 1972.