US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th January, 1970

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 VENUS –•– The Shocking Blue (Colossus)-6 (2)
3 4 I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10 (3)
4 2 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-11 (1)
5 5 WHOLE LOTTA LOVE / LIVING LOVING MAID (She’s Just a Woman) –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-9 (5)
6 3 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-13 (1)
7 11 DON’T CRY DADDY / RUBBERNECKIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (7)
8 10 JAM UP JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-10 (8)
9 7 DOWN ON THE CORNER / FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-12 (3)
10 12 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-12 (10)

11 9 LA LA LA (If I Had You) –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-9 (9)
12 14 JINGLE JANGLE –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-8 (12)
13 18 EARLY IN THE MORNING –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-9 (13)
14 17 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4 (14)
15 13 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-12 (6)
16 21 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (16)
17 8 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-14 (1)
18 15 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-13 (10)
19 19 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-13 (19)
20 16 COME TOGETHER / SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-14 (1)

21 34 ARIZONA –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (21)
22 40 THANK YOU (Falettin Me Be mice Elf Agin) / EVERYBODY IS A STAR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-3 (22)
23 31 WINTER WORLD OF LOVE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (23)
24 24 SHE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (24)
25 25 AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-9 (25)
26 26 FRIENDSHIP TAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-13 (17)
27 29 WONDERFUL WORLD, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Jimmy Cliff (A&M)-7 (27)
28 22 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-14 (10)
29 20 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-14 (2)
30 33 COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-10 (30)

31 45 WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES –•– Joe South (Capitol)-3 (31)
32 27 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-13 (32)
33 35 HEY THERE LONELY GIRL –•– Eddie Holman (ABC)-4 (33)
34 30 A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-11 (24)
35 36 SHE BELONGS TO ME –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-12 (35)
36 41 WALKIN’ IN THE RAIN –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-9 (36)
37 37 POINT IT OUT / DARLING DEAR –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (37)
38 39 SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-7 (38)
39 47 NO TIME –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5 (39)
40 23 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (7)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 28 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-12 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 CUPID –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-11 (41)
42 43 FANCY –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-9 (42)
43 44 BABY TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS –•– Jefferson (Janus)-5 (43)
44 28 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-12 (25)
45 46 LET’S WORK TOGETHER –•– Wilbert Harrison (Sue)-7 (45)
46 52 LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 2) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (46)
47 55 BLOWING AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-3 (47)
48 48 WHEN JULIE COMES AROUND –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-6 (48)
49 58 HOW CAN I FORGET YOU / GONNA GIVE HER ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2 (49)
50 53 MONSTER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

78 — HONEY COME BACK –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (78)
83 — HELLO IT’S ME –•– Nazz (SGC)-1 (83)
84 — THE TOUCH OF YOU –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top and Bottom)-1 (84)
85 — GIVE ME JUST A LITTLE MORE TIME –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-1 (85)
95 — PSYCHEDELIC SHACK –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (95)
97 — IF WALLS COULD TALK –•– Little Milton (Checker)-1 (97)
98 — COUNTRY PREACHER –•– The Cannonball Adderly Quintet (Capitol)-1 (98)
99 — THE GHETTO (Part 1) –•– Donny Hathaway (Atco)-1 (99)
100 — SHADES OF GREEN –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-1 (100)

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