It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 4, 1972… Johnny Nash is all optimism with I Can See Clearly Now at the top of the list while Moody Blues’ Knights in White Satin takes second.

40: All The Young Dudes – Mott The Hoople
39: It Never Rains In Southern California – Albert Hammond
38: Midnight Rider – Joe Cocker And The Chris Staton Band
37: Ventura Highway – America
36: Rock ‘N Roll Soul – Grand Funk
35: Operator – Jim Croce
34: Don’t Do It – The Band
33: Don’t Ever Be Lonely – Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose
32: Popcorn – Hot Butter
31: You Ought To Be With Me – Al Green
30: American City Suite – Cashman & West
29: Loving You Just Crossed My Mind – Sam Neely
28: Elected – Alice Cooper
27: If You Don’t Know Me By Now – Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
26: Convention ’72 – The Delegates
25: Why – Donny Osmond
24: Spaceman – Nilsson
23: The City Of New Orleans – Arlo Guthrie
22: I Believe In Music – Gallery
21: Summer Breeze – Seals And Crofts
20: Tightrope – Leon Russell
19: Starting All Over Again – Mel & Tim
18: Thunder And Lightning – Chi Coltrane
17: Papa Was A Rolling Stone – The Temptations
16: Everybody Plays The Fool – Main Ingredient
15: Witchy Woman – The Eagles
14: If I Could Reach You – The Fifth Dimension
13: Use Me – Bill Withers
12: I Am Woman – Helen Reddy
11: Listen To The Music – The Doobie Brothers
10: Ben – Michael Jackson
9: Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues – Danny O’ Keefe
8: I’d Love You To Want Me – Lobo
7: I’ll Be Around – The Spinners
6: Garden Party – Rick Nelson
5: Burning Love – Elvis Presley
4: Freddy’s Dead – Curtis Mayfield
3: My Ding-A-Ling – Chuck Berry
2: Knight’s In White Satin – The Moody Blues
1: I Can See Clearly Now – Johnny Nash

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