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Nov 30, 2017 at 09:49 PM

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP SINGLES OF 1970 (TOP 100)




      
Number-Song-Artist-Label-Month                                         Points  Peak
  1-RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN' ON MY HEAD-B.J. THOMAS-SCEPTER-JANUARY         1794    1
  2-I WANT YOU BACK-JACKSON FIVE-MOTOWN-January                           1531    1
  3-I THINK I LOVE YOU-PARTRIDGE FAMILY-BELL-December                     1509    1
  4-GET READY-RARE EARTH-Rare Earth-July                                  1489    4
  5-BAND OF GOLD-FREDA PAYNE-Invictus-July                                1481    3
  6-ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER-FIFTH DIMENSION-Bell-December                 1446    2
  7-(THEY LONG TO BE) CLOSE TO YOU-CARPENTERS-A&M-August                  1426    1
  8-HITCHIN' A RIDE-Vanity Fair-Page One-July                             1403    5
  9-I'LL BE THERE-JACKSON FIVE-Motown-October                             1400    1
 10-WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN-Carpenters-A&M-November                         1334    2
 11-War-Edwin Starr-Gordy-September                                       1311    1
 12-American Woman-Guess Who-RCA-May                                      1308    1
 13-Make It With You-Bread-Elektra-August                                 1307    1
 14-Spill The Wine-Eric Burdon & War-MGM-September                        1305    2
 15-Everything Is Beautiful-Ray Stevens-Ray Stevens-Barnaby-June          1300    1
 16-For The Good Times-Ray Price-Columbia-December                        1294   11
 17-O-O-H Child-Five Stair Steps-Buddha-July                              1291    8
 18-Bridge Over Troubled Water-Simon & Garfunkel-Columbia-March          1288    1
 19-Let It Be-Beatles-Apple-April                                         1287    1
 20-Fire & Rain-James Taylor-Warner Brothers-November                     1284    3
 21-Spirit In The Sky-Norman Greenbaum-Reprise-May                        1273    3
 22-Cracklin' Rosie-Neil Diamond-Uni-October                              1261    1
 23-Mama Told Me Not To Come-Three Dog Night-Dunhill-July                 1260    1
 24-Lay Down(Candles In The Rain)-Melanie-Buddah-July                     1257    6
 25-Ball Of Confusion-Temptations-Gordy-July                              1253    3
 26-The Tears Of A Clown-Smokey Robinson & The Miracles-Tamla-December    1251    1
 27-Green Eyed Lady-Sugarloaf-Liberty-October                             1248    3
 28-Ain't No Mountain High Enough-Diana Ross-Motown-September             1243    1
 29-Love On A Two Way Street-Moments-Stang-June                           1240    3
 30-Candida-Dawn-October                                                  1219    3
 31-All Right Now-Free-A&M-October                                        1215    4
 32-Which Way You Going Billy-Poppy Family-London-June                    1206    2
 33-My Sweet Lord-George Harrison-Apple-December                          1198    1
 34-Fortunate Son-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-January            1198    3
 35-Down On The Corner-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-January       1190    3
 36-Venus-Shocking Blue-Collosus-February                                 1188    1
 37-Julie Do Ya Love Me-Bobby Sherman-Metromedia-October                  1188    5
 38-Indiana Wants Me-R.Dean Taylor-Rare Earth-November                    1188    5
 39-ABC-Jackson Five-Motown-April                                         1185    1
 40-Signed,Sealed,Delivered I'm Yours-Stevie Wonder-Tamla-August          1174    3
 41-The Love You Save-Jackson Five-Motown-July                            1169    1
 42-Solitary Man-Neil Diamond-Uni-September                               1146   21
 43-Instant Karma-John Ono Lennon & Plastic Ono Band-Apple-April          1124    3
 44-Gypsy Woman-Brian Hyland-Uni-December                                 1113    3
 45-Lookin' Out My Back Door-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-Septemb.1110    2
 46-Thank You (Falettin Me Be Mice Elf Again)-Sly&Family Stone-Epic-March 1107    1
 47-Patches-Clarence Carter-Atlantic-September                            1106    4
 48-Yellow River-Christie-Epic-December                                   1103   23
 49-Hey There Lonely Girl-Eddie Hollman-ABC-March                         1102    2
 50-Black Magic Woman-Santana-Columbia-December                           1102    4
 51-Whole Lotta Love-Led Zeppelin-Atlantic-January                        1101    4
 52-Give Me Just A Little More Time-Chairmen Of The Board-Invictus-March  1097    3
 53-Love Grows-Edison Lighthouse-Bell-April                               1096    5
 54-Rainy Night In Georgia-Brook Benton-Mercury-March                     1091    4
 55-Snowbird-Anne Murray-Capitol-September                                1080    8
 56-Reflections Of My Life-Marmalade-London-May                           1070   10
 57-He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother-Hollies-Epic-March                     1068    7
 58-Ride Captain Ride-Blues Image-Atco-July                               1067    4
 59-Stoned Love-Supremes-Motown-December                                  1065    7
 60-The Rapper-Jaggerz-Kama Sutra-March                                   1061    2
 61-Come And Get It-Badfinger-Apple-April                                 1056    7
 62-Arizona-Mark Lindsay-Columbia-February                                1055   10
 63-Cecilia-Simon & Garfunkel-Columbia-June                               1046    4
 64-Loveland-Charles Wright-Warner Brothers-July                          1040   16
 65-Turn Back The Hands Of Time-Tyrone Davis-Dakar-May                    1039    3
 66-Midnight Cowboy-Ferrante & Teicher-United Artist-January              1038   10
 67-Tighter,Tighter-Alive & Kicking-Roulette-August                       1033    7
 68-Montego Bay-Bobby Bloom-MGM-November                                  1032    8
 69-Lola-Kinks-Reprise-October                                            1028    9
 70-I'm Losing You-Rare-Rare Earth-Rare Earth-October                     1026    7
 71-Easy Come,Easy Go-Bobby Sherman-Metromedia-April                      1024    9
 72-Don't Cry Daddy-Elvis Presley-RCA-January                             1016    6
 73-In The Summertime-Mongo Jerry-Janus-August                            1006    3
 74-Express Yourself-Charles Wright&Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band-WB-Oct.1002   12
 75-Still Waters-Four Tops-Motown-October                                  999   11
 76-No Time-Guess Who-RCA-February                                         995    5
 77-Make Me Smile-Chicago-Columbia-June                                    995    9
 78-Jam Up & Jelly Tight-Tommy Roe-ABC-January                             992    8
 79-Something's Burning-Kenny Rodgers-Reprise-May                          991   11
 80-House Of The Rising Sun-Frigid Pink-Parrot-April                       990    7
 81-25 Or 6 To 4-Chicago-Columbia-August                                   988    4
 82-Love Or Let Me Be Lonely-Friends Of Distinction-RCA-May                981    6
 83-United We Stand-Brotherhood Of Man-Deram-June                          976   13
 84-Somebody's Been Sleeping-100 Proof-Hot Wax-November                    968    8
 85-Groovy Situation-Gene Chandler-Mercury-September                       958   12
 86-Evil Ways-Santana-Columbia-March                                       951    9
 87-Didn't I-Delfonics-Philly Groove-March                                 942   10
 88-The Wonders Of You-Elvis Presley-RCA-June                              938    9
 89-Jingle,Jangle-Archies-Kirshner-January                                 937   10
 90-Up Around The Bend-Creedence-Clearwater Revival-Fantasy-June           934    4
 91-I Just Can't Help Believing-BJ Thomas-Scepter-August                   933    9
 92-Why Can't I Touch You-Ronnie Dyson-Columbia-August                     929    8
 93-My Baby Loves Love-White Plains-Deram-June                             927   13
 94-It's A Shame-Spinners-VIP-October                                      926   14
 95-For The Love Of Him-Bobbi Martin-United Artist-March                   918   13
 96-Mississippi Queen-Mountain-Windfall-July                               910   21
 97-The Letter-Joe Cocker-A&M-June                                         909    7
 98-Without Love-Tom Jones-Parrot-May                                      906    5
 99-5-10-15-20-25-30 Years Of Love-Presidents-Buddha-December              906   11
100-Ma Belle Amie-Tee Set-Colossus-March                                   904    3
101-The Bells-Originals-Soul-April                                         901   12
102-Long And Winding Road-Beatles-Apple-June                               896    1
103-Come Saturday Morning-Sandpipers-A&m-May                               893   17
104-Vehicle-Ides Of March-Warner Brothers-May                              891    2
105-Gimme Dat Ding-Pitkins-Capitol-June                                    889    9
106-Early In The Morning-Vanity Fair-Page One-January                      888   12
107-Evil Woman-Crow-Armamount-January                                      887   19
108-I'll Never Fall In Love Again-Dionne Warwick-Scepter-February          885    6
109-Up The Ladder To The Roof-Supremes-Motown-March                        868   10
110-Travelin' Band-Creedence Clearwater Revival-February                   859    2
111-Psychedelic Shack-Temptations-Gordy-February                           856    7
112-Walk A Mile In My Shoes-Joe South & The Believers-Capitol-February     835   12
113-No Matter What-Badfinger-Apple-December                                819    8
114-Call Me-Aretha Franklin-Atlantic-March                                 818   13
115-It Don't Matter To Me-Bread-Elektra-November                           800   10
116-Don't Play That Song-Aretha Franklin-Atlantic-September                793   11
117-Share The Land-Guess Who-RCA-December                                  718   10
118-You Don't Have To Say You Love Me-Elvis Presley-RCA-December           714   11
119-Cry Me A River-Joe Cocker-A&M-November                                 680   11

 

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