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RECORD WORLD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1970 PDF Print E-mail
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RECORD WORLD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1970

Pos.-Title-Artist-Peak Month  
  1 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN' ON MY HEAD-B.J. THOMAS-JANUARY 598 
  2 MY SWEET LORD-GEORGE HARRISON-December 598 
  3 ISN'T IT A PITY-GEORGE HARRISON-December 598 
  4 I'LL BE THERE-THE JACKSON 5-October 550 
  5 WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN-CARPENTERS-November 538 
  6 SPIRIT IN THE SKY-NORMAN GREENBAUM-May 534 
  7 LET IT BE-BEATLES-April 516 
  8 VENUS-The Shocking Blue-January 516 
  9 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER-Simon & Garfunkel-February 506 
 10 MAKE IT WITH YOU-Bread-August 494 
 11 One Less Bell To Answer-5th Dimension-December 484 
 12 American Woman-The Guess Who-May 460 
 13 No Sugar Tonight-The Guess Who-May 460 
 14 Someday We'll Be Together-Diana Ross & The Supremes-January 460 
 15 War-Edwin Starr-September 456 
 16 Patches-Clarence Carter-September 454 
 17 Abc-The Jackson 5-April 452 
 18 Mama Told Me (Not To Come)-Three Dog Night-July 450 
 19 I Think I Love You-The Partridge Family-November 440 
 20 Band Of Gold-Freda Payne-July 430 
 21 Thank You-Sly & The Family Stone-February 430 
 22 Everybody Is A Star-Sly & The Family Stone-February 430 
 23 Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)-Edison Lighthouse-April 406 
 24 Candida-Dawn-October 392 
 25 Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours-Stevie Wonder-August 390 
 26 (They Long To Be) Close To You-Carpenters-August 388 
 27 I Want You Back-The Jackson 5-January 382 
 28 Turn Back The Hands Of Time-Tyrone Davis-May 380 
 29 Indiana Wants Me-R. Dean Taylor-November 380 
 30 The Long And Winding Road-Beatles-June 374 
 31 For You Blue-Beatles-June 374 
 32 The Tears Of A Clown-Smokey Robinson & The Miracles-November 372 
 33 Julie, Do Ya Love Me-Bobby Sherman-October 368 
 34 Cracklin' Rosie-Neil Diamond-October 368 
 35 Lookin' Out My Back Door-Creedence Clearwater Revival-September 366 
 36 Long As I Can See The Light-Creedence Clearwater Revival-September 366 
 37 House Of The Rising Sun-Frijid Pink-April 366 
 38 Which Way You Goin' Billy?-The Poppy Family-June 360 
 39 Hey There Lonely Girl-Eddie Holman-February 356 
 40 Tighter, Tighter-Alive And Kicking-August 350 
 41 Instant Karma (We All Shine On)-John Ono Lennon-April 344 
 42 Rainy Night In Georgia-Brook Benton-March 340 
 43 Everything Is Beautiful-Ray Stevens-June 340 
 44 All Right Now-Free-October 340 
 45 Black Magic Woman-Santana-December 338 
 46 Jam Up Jelly Tight-Tommy Roe-January 334 
 47 Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)-Melanie with The Edwin Hawkins Singers-July 328 
 48 Get Ready-Rare Earth-June 328 
 49 In The Summertime-Mungo Jerry-September 324 
 50 Spill The Wine-Eric Burdon & War-August 324 
 51 Jingle Jangle-Archies-January 324 
 52 The Rapper-The Jaggerz-March 322 
 53 The Love You Save-The Jackson 5-June 322 
 54 Ride Captain Ride-Blues Image-July 316 
 55 Whole Lotta Love-Led Zeppelin-January 314 
 56 Fire And Rain-James Taylor-November 312 
 57 Don't Cry Daddy-Elvis Presley-January 312 
 58 Ain't No Mountain High Enough-Diana Ross-September 310 
 59 Ball Of Confusion-The Temptations-July 302 
 60 Gypsy Woman-Brian Hyland-December 302 
 61 Cecilia-Simon & Garfunkel-June 298 
 62 Without Love (There Is Nothing)-Tom Jones-February 292 
 63 Hitchin' A Ride-Vanity Fare-July 288 
 64 Run Through The Jungle-Creedence Clearwater Revival-May 288 
 65 Up Around The Bend-Creedence Clearwater Revival-May 288 
 66 Come And Get It-Badfinger-April 282 
 67 Love On A Two-way Street-The Moments-June 282 
 68 Somebody's Been Sleeping-100 Proof Aged In Soul-November 264 
 69 Vehicle-The Ides Of March-May 262 
 70 For The Love Of Him-Bobbi Martin-May 252 
 71 No Time-The Guess Who-February 250 
 72 Ma Belle Amie-The Tee Set-March 242 
 73 Snowbird-Anne Murray-October 242 
 74 The Wonder Of You-Elvis Presley-July 234 
 75 Psychedelic Shack-The Temptations-February 228 
 76 O-o-h Child-The Five Stairsteps-August 228 
 77 Love Or Let Me Be Lonely-The Friends Of Distinction-May 228 
 78 Who'll Stop The Rain-Creedence Clearwater Revival-March 226 
 79 Travelin' Band-Creedence Clearwater Revival-March 226 
 80 Rubberneckin'-Elvis Presley-January 226 
 81 Something's Burning-Kenny Rogers & The First Edition-May 222 
 82 Gimme Dat Ding-The Pipkins-July 214 
 83 (I Know) I'm Losing You-Rare Earth-October 212 
 84 It's Only Make Believe-Glen Campbell-November 210 
 85 Arizona-Mark Lindsay-February 210 
 86 I'll Never Fall In Love Again-Dionne Warwick-February 208 
 87 Early In The Morning-Vanity Fare-January 206 
 88 No Matter What-Badfinger-December 202 
 89 The Sly, Slick, And The Wicked-The Lost Generation-August 200 
 90 Daughter Of Darkness-Tom Jones-June 198 
 91 Green-eyed Lady-Sugarloaf-October 196 
 92 5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years Of Love)-The Presidents-December 188 
 93 Easy Come, Easy Go-Bobby Sherman-April 186 
 94 25 Or 6 To 4-Chicago-September 186 
 95 Lay A Little Lovin' On Me-Robin McNamara-August 182 
 96 The Letter-Joe Cocker-June 180 
 97 Lola-The Kinks-November 170 
 98 Why Can't I Touch You?-Ronnie Dyson-September 168 
 99 He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother-The Hollies-April 168 
100 Reflections Of My Life-The Marmalade-May 168 
101 Up The Ladder To The Roof-The Supremes-April 168 
102 La La La (If I Had You)-Bobby Sherman-January 168 
103 Montego Bay-Bobby Bloom-December 166 
104 Cry Me A River-Joe Cocker-November 160 
105 Share The Land-The Guess Who-December 160 
106 Heaven Help Us All-Stevie Wonder-December 158 
107 Woodstock-Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young-May 158 
108 A Song Of Joy (Himno A La Alegria)-Miguel Rios-July 154 
109 Celebrate-Three Dog Night-April 150 
110 I Just Can't Help Believing-B.J. Thomas-August 148 
111 Don't Play That Song-Aretha Franklin & The Dixie Flyers-September 136 
112 Look What They've Done To My Song Ma-The New Seekers-October 134 
113 Give Me Just A Little More Time-Chairmen Of The Board-March 132 
114 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)-Delfonics-March 130 
115 It Don't Matter To Me-Bread-November 128 
116 Super Bad-James Brown-November 126 
117 Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand)-Diana Ross-June 122 
118 I (Who Have Nothing)-Tom Jones-September 122 
119 Midnight Cowboy-Ferrante & Teicher-January 118 
120 Are You Ready?-Pacific Gas & Electric-August 118 
121 Neanderthal Man-Hotlegs-October 112 
122 Blowing Away-5th Dimension-February 112 
123 Tell It All Brother-Kenny Rogers & The First Edition-September 110 
124 Walk A Mile In My Shoes-Joe South & The Believers-February 110 
125 Ohio-Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young-August 106 
126 The Thrill Is Gone-B.B. King-February 106 
127 Patch It Up-Elvis Presley-December 92 
128 You Don't Have To Say You Love Me-Elvis Presley-December 92 
129 Hi-de-ho-Blood, Sweat & Tears-September 88 
130 Honey Come Back-Glen Campbell-February 84 
131 Still Water (Love)-The Four Tops-November 84 
132 Evil Ways-Santana-March 82 
133 Be My Baby-Andy Kim-December 78 
134 Rubber Duckie-Ernie-October 78 
135 See Me, Feel Me-The Who-December 78 
136 Groovy Situation-Gene Chandler-October 78 
137 Express Yourself-The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band-October 72 
138 Kentucky Rain-Elvis Presley-March 72 
139 El Condor Pasa-Simon & Garfunkel-October 70 
140 Make Me Smile-Chicago-June 70 
141 He Ain't Heavy,He's My Brother-Neil Diamond-December 70 
142 United We Stand-Brotherhood Of Man-July 70 
143 Engine Number 9-Wilson Pickett-December 70 
144 Long Lonesome Highway-Michael Parks-May 70 
145 Stand By Your Man-Candi Staton-November 70 
146 Summertime Blues-The Who-August 68 
147 Call Me-Aretha Franklin-March 68 
148 The Next Step Is Love-Elvis Presley-September 68 
149 Walkin' In The Rain-Jay & The Americans-February 42 
150 Joanne-Michael Nesmith & The First National Band-October 36 
151 Everybody's Got The Right To Love-The Supremes-September 36 
152 Hand Me Down World-The Guess Who-September 34 
153 Winter World Of Love-Engelbert Humperdinck-January 34 
154 Out In The Country-Three Dog Night-October 34 
155 Gotta Hold On To This Feeling-Jr. Walker & The All Stars-April 34 
156 I've Lost You-Elvis Presley-September 34 
157 Only Love Can Break Your Heart-Neil Young-December 34 
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