List of Billboard 200 number-one albums of 1972

These are the Billboard magazine number-one albums of 1972, per the Billboard 200.

Chart historyEdit

Key
  Indicates best performing album of 1972
Issue date Album Artist(s) Label
January 1 Music Carole King Ode 70
January 8
January 15
January 22 American Pie Don McLean United Artists
January 29
February 5
February 12
February 19
February 26
March 4
March 11 Harvest   Neil Young Reprise
March 18
March 25 America America Warner Bros.
April 1
April 8
April 15
April 22
April 29 First Take Roberta Flack Atlantic
May 6
May 13
May 20
May 27
June 3 Thick as a Brick Jethro Tull Reprise
June 10
June 17 Exile on Main St. The Rolling Stones Rolling Stones
June 24
July 1
July 8
July 15 Honky Château Elton John Uni
July 22
July 29
August 5
August 12
August 19 Chicago V Chicago Columbia
August 26
September 2
September 9
September 16
September 23
September 30
October 7
October 14
October 21 Super Fly Curtis Mayfield / Soundtrack Curtom
October 28
November 4
November 11
November 18 Catch Bull at Four Cat Stevens A&M
November 25
December 2
December 9 Seventh Sojourn The Moody Blues Threshold
December 16
December 23
December 30

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