List of Oricon number-one singles of 1972

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The highest-selling singles in Japan are ranked in the Oricon Singles Chart, which is published by Oricon Style magazine. The data are compiled by Oricon based on each singles' physical sales. This list includes the singles that reached the number one place on that chart in 1972.

Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[edit]

Issue date Song Artist(s) Ref.
January 3 "Ame no Midōsuji (ja)" Ouyang Fei Fei (ja) [1]
January 10 "Akuma ga Nikui (ja)" Takao Hirata & Sell Stars (ja)
January 17
January 24
January 31
February 7
February 14 "Wakare no Asa (ja)" Pedro & Capricious (ja)
February 21
February 28
March 6
March 13 "Chiisana Koi (ja)" Mari Amachi
March 20
March 27
April 3
April 10 "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)"
Japanese title: "Aisuru Harmony" (愛するハーモニー, Aisuru Hāmonī, lit. "Love Harmony")
The New Seekers
April 17 "Yoake no Teishaba" Shōji Ishibashi (ja)
April 24
May 1
May 8 "Taiyō ga Kureta Kisetsu (ja)" Aoi Sankaku Jōgija (ja)
May 15 "Seto no Hanayome (ja)" Rumiko Koyanagi
May 22
May 29
June 5
June 12 "Hitori Janai no (ja)" Mari Amachi
June 19
June 26
July 3
July 10
July 17
July 24 "Sayonara wo Suru Tame ni (ja)" Billy Ban Ban (ja)
July 31
August 7 "Tabi no Yado (ja)" Takuro Yoshida
August 14
August 21
August 28
September 4
September 11 "Kyō no Niwaka Ame (ja)" Rumiko Koyanagi
September 18
September 25
October 2 "Niji o Watatte (ja)" Mari Amachi
October 9
October 16
October 23
October 30 "Onna no Michi" Shiro Miya & Pinkara Trio
November 6
November 13
November 20
November 27
December 4
December 11
December 18
December 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-26. Retrieved 2008-10-13.