My favorite songs, 1972

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My top 3 of favorite songs of the year 1972 (out of 43 listed here):

  1. Marcos Valle – Democústico **
  2. Michael Jackson – Ben (radio version) **
  3. Chicago – Saturday in the park **

Other favorites:

  • Alexander Curly – I’ll never drink again ****
  • America – A horse with no name ****
  • Billy Paul – Me and Mrs. Jones **
  • Black Sabbath – Children of the grave ****
  • The Buoys – Give up your guns ****
  • Can – I’m so green ****
  • Chakachas – Jungle fever **
  • Chi Coltrane – Go like Elijah ***
  • Curtis Mayfield – Give me your love **
  • Dee Edwards – Why can’t there be love **
  • Dizzy Man’s Band – A matter of facts **
  • Earth & Fire – Memories ****
  • Julio Iglesias – Un canto a galicia ****/#
  • Lyn Colins – Think (about it) (Note: In 1988 a Dutch hit) **
  • Manu Dibango – Walking to waza **
  • Michael Jackson – Ben (acappella version) ****
  • Michael Viner’s Incredible Bongo Band – Bongo rock **
  • Miles Davis – Black satin **
  • The O’Jays – Back stabbers **
  • Peter Skellern – You’re a lady ****
  • The Temptations – Papa was a rollin’ stone **

Doubt case:

(I don’t know if I want to put it in the list above, or in the ‘bubbling under’ part)

  • Terry Callier – You goin’ miss your candyman **

Bubbling under:

  • African Music Machine – Making nassau fruit drink **
  • Alex Harvey – To make my life beautiful ****
  • Babe Ruth – The mexican **
  • Colin Blunstone – Caroline goodbye ****
  • Curtis Mayfield – Pusherman **
  • Eliana Pittman – É Dinheiro Só **
  • Elias Rahbani – Always in my heart ****
  • Jimmy McGriff – Healin’ feeling **
  • The Lafayette Afro Rock Band – Darkest light **
  • La Scoumoune – François de roubaix ****
  • Lynsey De Paul – Sugar me ****
  • Marvin Gaye – T plays it cool **
  • Michael Fugain – Une belle histoire ****
  • Mulatu Astatqe – Munaye (My muna) **
  • Phirpo y sus Caribes – Comencemos (Let’s Start) **
  • Prince Buster – Dance Cleopatra **
  • Quella Vecchia locanda – Verso la locanda **
  • Revolution System – Carman Brasilia ****/#
  • Stevie Wonder – Superstition **



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