#1 hits of 1972

Gordy Records

September 3 – A Date I’ll Always Remember

There aren’t a lot of songs that mention a specific date unrelated to any historical event.  Ode To Billie Joe comes to mind (It was the 3rd of June another sleepy dusty delta day), and […]

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Uni Records - 1972

A #1 Neil Diamond Hit He Thought Was a B-Side At Best

Even great songwriters like Neil Diamond never know what’s going to be a hit with the public.  No one was more surprised about what turned out to be one of his biggest hits than Neil […]


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The President’s “Duet” With Al Green On ‘Let’s Stay Together’

When President Barack Obama stopped by New York’s Apollo Theater last week for a fundraiser, he had a little fun and went acapella when he saw  Al Green in the audience,breaking into a couple of […]


This Man Had One Of The Biggest Songs Of 1972 – Nothing To Smile About

It’s a song that could clear the dance floor.  It was one of the saddest songs of the year, heck, it was one of the saddest songs of all time.  And it wasn’t the only […]


A Song With The Greatest Hook Of All Time

It started off as a joke, but [lastfm]Mac Davis[/lastfm] laughed all the way to the bank.