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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP SINGLES OF 1970 (TOP 40) PDF Print E-mail
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Dec 01, 2017 at 08:22 PM

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP SINGLES OF 1970 (TOP 40)

Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head

       
  1-RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN' ON MY HEAD-B.J. THOMAS-SCEPTER-JANUARY           813
  2-I'LL BE THERE-JACKSON FIVE-MOTOWN-October                               716
  3-(THEY LONG TO BE) CLOSE TO YOU-CARPENTERS-A&M-August                    678
  4-I THINK I LOVE YOU-PARTRIDGE FAMILY-Bell-December                       654
  5-BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER-SIMON & GARFUNKEL-Columbia-March             652
  6-I WANT YOU BACK-JACKSON FIVE-Motown-January                             651
  7-MY SWEET LORD-GEORGE HARRISON-Apple-December                            646
  8-LET IT BE-Beatles-Apple-April                                           642
  9-WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN-Carpenters-A&M-November                           628
 10-THE TEARS OF A CLOWN-Smokey Robinson & The Miracles-Tamla-December      621
 11-War-Edwin Starr-Gordy-September                                         595
 12-ABC-Jackson Five-Motown-April                                           577
 13-One Less Bell To Answer-Fifth Dimension-Bell-December                   576
 14-Make It With You-Bread-Elektra-August                                   575
 15-American Woman-Guess Who-RCA-May                                        572
 16-Mama Told Me Not To Come-Three Dog Night-Dunhill-July                   566
 17-Ain't No Mountain High Enough-Diana Ross-Motown-September               565
 18-Band Of Gold-Freda Payne-Invictus-July                                  559
 19-The Love You Save-Jackson Five-Motown-July                              556
 20-Spirit In The Sky-Norman Greenbaum-Reprise-May                          545
 21-Venus-Shocking Blue-Collosus-February                                   543
 22-Ball Of Confusion-Temptations-Gordy-July                                536
 23-Fire & Rain-James Taylor-Warner Brothers-November                       522
 24-Cracklin' Rosie-Neil Diamond-Uni-October                                521
 25-Candida-Dawn-October                                                    513
 26-Instant Karma-John Ono Lennon & Plastic Ono Band-Apple-April            508
 27-Get Ready-Rare Earth-Rare Earth-July                                    508
 28-Fortunate Son-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-January              507
 29-Love Grows-Edison Lighthouse-Bell-April                                 495
 30-Green Eyed Lady-Sugarloaf-Liberty-October                               480
 31-Whole Lotta Love-Led Zeppelin-Atlantic-January                          475
 32-Everything Is Beautiful-Ray Stevens-Ray Stevens-Barnaby-June            473
 33-Thank You (Falettin Me Be Mice Elf Again)-Sly&The Family Stone-Epic-Mar.472
 34-Lookin' Out My Back Door-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-September 469
 35-Down On The Corner-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-January         469
 36-Love On A Two Way Street-Moments-Stang-June                             465
 37-All Right Now-Free-A&M-October                                          465
 38-Spill The Wine-Eric Burdon & War-MGM-September                          455
 39-Signed,Sealed,Delivered I'm Yours-Stevie Wonder-Tamla-August            450
 40-Patches-Clarence Carter-Atlantic-September                              445
 41-The Rapper-Jaggerz-Kama Sutra-March                                     442
 42-Indiana Wants Me-R.Dean Taylor-Rare Earth-November                      440
 43-Julie Do Ya Love Me-Bobby Sherman-Metromedia-October                    435
 44-Lay Down(Candles In The Rain)-Melanie-Buddah-July                       430
 45-Which Way You Going Billy-Poppy Family-London-June                      425
 46-Ride Captain Ride-Blues Image-Atco-July                                 420
 47-In The Summertime-Mongo Jerry-Janus-August                              415
 48-Hey There Lonely Girl-Eddie Hollman-ABC-March                           410
 49-Hitchin' A Ride-Vanity Fair-Page One-July                               405
 50-Rainy Night In Georgia-Brook Benton-Mercury-March                       400
 51-Long And Winding Road-Beatles-Apple-June                                395
 52-Cecilia-Simon & Garfunkel-Columbia-June                                 390
 53-Turn Back The Hands Of Time-Tyrone Davis-Dakar-May                      385
 54-Up Around The Bend-Creedence-Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-June            373
 55-Gypsy Woman-Brian Hyland-Uni-December                                   371
 56-Give Me Just A Little More Time-Chairmen Of The Board-Invictus-March    371
 57-25 Or 6 To 4-Chicago-Columbia-August                                    360
 58-Tighter,Tighter-Alive & Kicking-Roulette-August                         345
 59-Come And Get It-Badfinger-Apple-April                                   342
 60-Love Or Let Me Be Lonely-Friends Of Distinction-RCA-May                 338
 61-O-O-H Child-Five Stair steps-Buddha-July                                338
 62-Don't Cry Daddy-Elvis Presley-RCA-January                               335
 63-Without Love-Tom Jones-Parrot-May                                       329
 64-Reflections Of My Life-Marmalade-London-May                             329
 65-House Of The Rising Sun-Frigid Pink-Parrot-April                        323
 66-No Time-Guess Who-RCA-February                                          318
 67-Midnight Cowboy-Ferrante & Teicher-United Artist-January                318
 68-Stoned Love-Supremes-Motown-December                                    310
 69-Easy Come,Easy Go-Bobby Sherman-Metromedia-April                        309
 70-Travelin' Band-Creedence Clearwater Revival-February                    308
 71-Snowbird-Anne Murray-Capitol-September                                  307
 72-Vehicle-Ides Of March-Warner Brothers-May                               296
 73-The Wonders Of You-Elvis Presley-RCA-June                               292
 74-Arizona-Mark Lindsay-Columbia-February                                  290
 75-The Letter-Joe Cocker-A&M-June                                          289
 76-Lola-Kinks-Reprise-October                                              288
 77-He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother-Hollies-Epic-March                       286
 78-Jingle,Jangle-Archies-Kirshner-January                                  286
 79-Jam Up & Jelly Tight-Tommy Roe-ABC-January                              285
 80-Something's Burning-Kenny Rodgers-Reprise-May                           271
 81-I Just Can't Help Believing-BJ Thomas-Scepter-August                    270
 82-I'm Losing You-Rare-Rare Earth-Rare Earth-October                       269
 83-Montego Bay-Bobby Bloom-MGM-November                                    269
 84-Somebody's Been Sleeping-100 Proof-Hot Wax-November                     264
 85-Why Can't I Touch You-Ronnie Dyson-Columbia-August                      264
 86-Make Me Smile-Chicago-Columbia-June                                     261
 87-Ma Belle Amie-Tee Set-Colossus-March                                    260
 88-Evil Ways-Santana-Columbia-March                                        260
 89-Psychedelic Shack-Temptations-Gordy-February                            258
 90-My Baby Loves Love-White Plains-Deram-June                              256
 91-Didn't I-Delfonics-Philly Groove-March                                  255
 92-Express Yourself-Charles Wright&Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band-WB-Oct.  246
 93-Still Waters-Four Tops-Motown-October                                   245
 94-For The Love Of Him-Bobbi Martin-United Artist-March                    243
 95-Gimme Dat Ding-Pitkins-Capitol-June                                     237
 96-United We Stand-Brotherhood Of Man-Deram-June                           220
 97-No Matter What-Badfinger-Apple-December                                 212
 98-Early In The Morning-Vanity Fair-Page One-January                       210
 99-Groovy Situation-Gene Chandler-Mercury-September                        205
100-Call Me-Aretha Franklin-Atlantic-March                                  194
101-Don't Play That Song-Aretha Franklin-Atlantic-September                 192
102-I'll Never Fall In Love Again-Dionne Warwick-Scepter-February           188
103-Bells-Originals-Soul-April                                              184
104-It's A Shame-Spinners-Atlantic-October                                  176
105-Up The Ladder To The Roof-Supremes-Motown-March                         160
106-5-10-15-20-25-30 Years Of Love-Presidents-Buddha-December               146
107-Loveland-Charles Wright-Warner Brothers-July                            135
108-Come Saturday Morning-Sandpipers-A&m-May                                132
109-Share The Land-Guess Who-RCA-December                                   124
110-It Don't Matter To Me-Bread-Elektra-November                            120
111-Evil Woman-Crow-Armamount-January                                       118
112-Cry Me A River-Joe Cocker-A&M-November                                  116
113-Mississippi Queen-Mountain-Windfall-July                                116
114-You Don't Have To Say You Love Me-Elvis Presley-RCA-December            114
115-Solitary Man-Neil Diamond-Uni-September                                 114
116-Walk A Mile In My Shoes-Joe South & The Believers-Capitol-February      114
117-Yellow River-Christie-Epic-December                                     112

 

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