US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 24th 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)-13 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 VENUS –•– The Shocking Blue (Colossus)-7 (2)
3 3 I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-11 (3)
4 4 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-12 (1)
5 5 WHOLE LOTTA LOVE / LIVING LOVING MAID (She’s Just a Woman) –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-10 (5)
6 6 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-14 (1)
7 7 DON’T CRY DADDY / RUBBERNECKIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 (7)
8 14 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 (8)
9 8 JAM UP JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-11 (8)
10 16 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (10)

11 12 JINGLE JANGLE –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-9 (11)
12 10 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-13 (10)
13 13 EARLY IN THE MORNING –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-10 (13)
14 11 LA LA LA (If I Had You) –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-10 (9)
15 22 THANK YOU (Falettin Me Be Mice Elf Agin) / EVERYBODY IS A STAR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4 (15)
16 15 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-13 (6)
17 23 WINTER WORLD OF LOVE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-8 (17)
18 17 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-15 (1)
19 21 ARIZONA –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-8 (19)
20 33 HEY THERE LONELY GIRL –•– Eddie Holman (ABC)-5 (20)

21 9 DOWN ON THE CORNER / FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-13 (3)
22 20 COME TOGETHER / SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-15 (1)
23 24 SHE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (23)
24 25 AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-10 (24)
25 27 WONDERFUL WORLD, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Jimmy Cliff (A&M)-8 (25)
26 31 WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES –•– Joe South (Capitol)-4 (26)
27 19 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-14 (19)
28 36 WALKIN’ IN THE RAIN –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-10 (28)
29 39 NO TIME –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6 (29)
30 18 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-14 (10)

31 47 BLOWING AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (31)
32 30 COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-11 (30)
33 35 SHE BELONGS TO ME –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-13 (33)
34 34 A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-12 (24)
35 38 SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-8 (35)
36 43 BABY TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS –•– Jefferson (Janus)-6 (36)
37 45 LET’S WORK TOGETHER –•– Wilbert Harrison (Sue)-8 (37)
38 95 PSYCHEDELIC SHACK –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 (38)
39 41 CUPID –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-12 (39)
40 46 LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 2) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

43 26 FRIENDSHIP TAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-14 (17)
44 37 POINT IT OUT / DARLING DEAR –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (37)
51 29 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-15 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 WHEN JULIE COMES AROUND –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-7 (41)
42 42 FANCY –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-10 (42)
45 44 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-13 (25)
46 50 MONSTER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-5 (46)
47 49 HOW CAN I FORGET YOU / GONNA GIVE HER ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (47)
48 54 THE THRILL IS GONE –•– B.B. King (Bluesway)-5 (48)
49 52 TRACES / MEMORIES (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-5 (49)
50 51 ONE TIN SOLDIER –•– The Original Caste (TA)-11 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — EVIL WAYS –•– Santana (Columbia)-1 (71)
80 — IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– Johnny Cash and June Carter (Columbia)-1 (80)
82 — OH WHAT A DAY –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (82)
83 — MA BELLE AMIE –•– The Tee Set (Colossus)-1 (83)
94 — IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (94)
95 — THEN SHE’S A LOVER –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-1 (95)
97 — ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-1 (97)
98 — GOT TO SEE IF I CAN’T GET MOMMY (To Come Back Home) –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (98)
99 — YOU GOT ME HUMMIN –•– Cold Blood (San Francisco)-1 (99)
100 — I’VE GOTTA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Steam (Mercury)-1 (100)