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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) TOP SINGLES OF 1970 (MAGAZINE'S CHART) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Oct 06, 2017 at 10:24 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) TOP SINGLES OF 1970 (MAGAZINE'S CHART)* 




 


No.-Song-Artist-Label-Peak Month
  1 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER-SIMON & GARFUNKEL-COLUMBIA-MARCH
  2 (THEY LONG TO BE) CLOSE TO YOU-CARPENTERS-A&M-August
  3 AMERICAN WOMAN/NO SUGAR TONIGHT-GUESS WHO-RCA-May 
  4 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN' ON MY HEAD-B.J.THOMAS-Scepter-January
  5 WAR-EDWIN STARR-Gordy-September
  6 AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH-DIANA ROSS-Motown-September
  7 I'LL BE THERE-JACKSON FIVE-Motown-October
  8 GET READY-Rare Earth-Rare Earth-July 
  9 LET IT BE-Beatles-Apple-April
 10 BAND OF GOLD-Freda Payne-Invictus-July 
 11 Mama Told Me Not To Come-Three Dog Night-Dunhill-July
 12 Everything Is Beautiful-Ray Stevens-Ray Stevens-Barnaby-June   
 13 Make It With You-Bread-Elektra-August            
 14 Hitchin' A Ride-Vanity Fair-Page One-July      
 15 ABC-Jackson Five-Motown-April         
 16 The Love You Save/I Found That Girl-Jackson Five-Motown-July
 17 Cracklin' Rosie-Neil Diamond-Uni-October    
 18 Candida-Dawn-Bell-October    
 19 Thank You (Falettin Me Be Mice Elf Again)-Sly&The Family Stone-Epic-March 
 20 Spill The Wine-Eric Burdon & War-MGM-September      
 21 O-O-H Child/Dear Prudence-Five Stairsteps-Buddah-July      
 22 Spirit In The Sky-Norman Greenbaum-Reprise-May    
 23 Lay Down(Candles In The Rain)-Melanie-Buddah-July       
 24 Ball Of Confusion-Temptations-Gordy-July
 25 Love On A Two Way Street-Moments-Stang-June  
 26 All Right Now-Free-A&M-October
 27 Which Way You Going Billy-Poppy Family-London-June   
 28 I Want You Back-Jackson Five-Motown-January          
 29 Julie Do Ya Love Me-Bobby Sherman-Metromedia-October     
 30 Green Eyed Lady-Sugarloaf-Liberty-October
 31 Signed,Sealed,Delivered I'm Yours-Stevie Wonder-Tamla-August
 32 Ride Captain Ride-Blues Image-Atco-July                        
 33 Venus-Shocking Blue-Collosus-February 
 34 Instant Karma-John Ono Lennon & Plastic Ono Band-Apple-April
 35 Patches-Clarence Carter-Atlantic-September
 36 Lookin' Out My Back Door/Long As I Can See The Light-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-Septem.
 37 Rainy Night In Georgia-Brook Benton-Mercury-March
 38 Something's Burning-Kenny Rogers-Reprise-May
 39 Give Me Just a Little More Time-Chairmen of the Board-Invictus-March
 40 Love Grows-Edison Lighthouse-Bell-April 
 41 Long And Winding Road-Beatles-Apple-June 
 42 Snowbird-Anne Murray-Capitol-September 
 43 Reflections Of My Life-Marmalade-London-May  
 44 Hey There Lonely Girl-Eddie Hollman-ABC-March   
 45 The Rapper-Jaggerz-Kama Sutra-March   
 46 He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother-Hollies-Epic-March   
 47-Tighter,Tighter-Alive & Kicking-Roulette-August
 48 Come And Get It-Badfinger-Apple-April
 49 Cecilia-Simon & Garfunkel-Columbia-June
 50 Love Land-Charles Wright/Watts 103rd...Band-Warner Brothers-July
 51 Turn Back The Hands Of Time-Tyrone Davis-Dakar-May
 52 Lola-Kinks-Reprise-October
 53 In The Summertime-Mongo Jerry-Janus-August
 54 Indiana Wants Me-R.Dean Taylor-Rare Earth-November 
 55 (I Know) I'm Losing You-Rare Earth-Rare Earth-October 
 56 Easy Come,Easy Go-Bobby Sherman-Metromedia-April 
 57 Express Yourself-Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band-WB-October
 58 Still Water (Love)-Four Tops-Motown-November
 59 Make Me Smile-Chicago-Columbia-June 
 60 House Of The Rising Sun-Frijid Pink-Parrot-April  
 61 25 Or 6 To 4-Chicago-Columbia-August   
 62 My Baby Loves Lovin'-White Plains-Deram-July  
 63 Love Or Let Me Be Lonely-Friends Of Distinction-RCA-May
 64 United We Stand-The Brotherhood of Man-Deram-July   
 65 We've Only Just Begun-Carpenters-A&M-November      
 66 Arizona-Mark Lindsay-Columbia-February
 67 Fire & Rain-James Taylor-Warner Brothers-November
 68 Groovy Situation-Gene Chandler-Mercury-October
 69 Evil Ways-Santana-Columbia-March   
 70 No Time-Guess Who-RCA-February     
 71 Didn't I(Blow Your Mind This Time)-Delfonics-Philly Groove-March 
 72 The Wonder of You/Mama Liked The Roses-Elvis Presley-RCA-July 
 73 Up Around The Bend/Run Through The Jungle-Creedence-Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-June
 74 (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then)Why Can't I Touch You?-Ronnie Dyson-Columbia-August
 75 I Just Can't Help Believing-BJ Thomas-Scepter-August 
 76 It's A Shame-Spinners-V.I.P.-October   
 77 For The Love Of Him-Bobbi Martin-United Artist-April
 78 Mississippi Queen-Mountain-Windfall-July
 79 I Want To Take You Higher-Ike & Tina Turner-Liberty-August
 80 The Letter-Joe Cocker-A&M-June 
 81 Ma Belle Amie-Tee Set-Colossus-March  
 82 The Bells-The Originals-Soul-April
 83 Yellow River-Christie-Epic-November
 84 Somebody's Been Sleeping-100 Proof-Hot Wax-November  
 85 Vehicle-Ides Of March-Warner Brothers-May  
 86 Gimme Dat Ding-Pitkins-Capitol-June 
 87 Lay A Little Lovin' On Me-Robin McNamara-Steed-August 
 88 Up The Ladder To The Roof-Supremes-Motown-March 
 89 Travelin' Band/Who'll Stop The Rain-Creedence Clearwater Revival-February
 90 Come Saturday Morning-Sandpipers-A&M-June
 91 Psychedelic Shack-Temptations-Gordy-February   
 92 Without Love (There Is Nothing)-Tom Jones-Parrot-May  
 93 Are You Ready?-Pacific Gas & Electric-Columbia-August
 94 Woodstock-Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young-Atlantic-April
 95 I'll Never Fall In Love Again-Dionne Warwick-Scepter-February
 96 Look What They've Done To My Song,Ma-Eve Graham & New Seekers-Elektra-October
 97 Walk A Mile In My Shoes-Joe South & The Believers-Capitol-February
 98 The Thrill Is Gone-B.B. King-ABC-February
 99 It's Only Make Believe-Glen Campbell-Capitol-October
100 Call Me-Aretha Franklin-Atlantic-April
* As published in the December 26,1970 issue of Billboard Magazine     
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