US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 31st January, 1970

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

1 3 I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 VENUS –•– The Shocking Blue (Colossus)-8 (2)
3 1 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-14 (1)
4 5 WHOLE LOTTA LOVE / LIVING LOVING MAID (She’s Just a Woman) –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-11 (4)
5 8 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6 (5)
6 7 DON’T CRY DADDY / RUBBERNECKIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-10 (6)
7 10 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (7)
8 15 THANK YOU (Falettin Me Be Mice Elf Agin) / EVERYBODY IS A STAR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5 (8)
9 4 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-13 (1)
10 6 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-15 (1)

11 11 JINGLE JANGLE –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-10 (11)
12 13 EARLY IN THE MORNING –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-11 (12)
13 20 HEY THERE LONELY GIRL –•– Eddie Holman (ABC)-6 (13)
14 19 ARIZONA –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-9 (14)
15 9 JAM UP JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-12 (8)
16 17 WINTER WORLD OF LOVE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-9 (16)
17 29 NO TIME –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7 (17)
18 12 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-14 (10)
19 26 WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES –•– Joe South (Capitol)-5 (19)
20 28 WALKIN’ IN THE RAIN –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-11 (20)

21 38 PSYCHEDELIC SHACK –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (21)
22 31 BLOWING AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (22)
23 14 LA LA LA (If I Had You) –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-11 (9)
24 18 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-16 (1)
25 36 BABY TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS –•– Jefferson (Janus)-7 (25)
26 25 WONDERFUL WORLD, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Jimmy Cliff (A&M)-9 (25)
27 16 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-14 (6)
28 21 DOWN ON THE CORNER / FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-14 (3)
29 22 COME TOGETHER / SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-16 (1)
30 55 HONEY COME BACK –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-3 (30)

31 35 SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-9 (31)
32 48 THE THRILL IS GONE –•– B.B. King (Bluesway)-6 (32)
33 23 SHE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (23)
34 63 RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA –•– Brook Benton (Cotillion)-4 (34)
35 27 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-15 (19)
36 37 LET’S WORK TOGETHER –•– Wilbert Harrison (Sue)-9 (36)
37 33 SHE BELONGS TO ME –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-14 (33)
38 24 AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-11 (24)
39 42 FANCY –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-11 (39)
40 40 LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 2) –•– James Brown (King)-7 (40)

OFF THE CHARTS

44 39 CUPID –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-13 (39)
46 32 COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-12 (30)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 WHEN JULIE COMES AROUND –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-8 (41)
42 47 HOW CAN I FORGET YOU / GONNA GIVE HER ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (42)
43 46 MONSTER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-6 (43)
45 59 DIDN’T I (Blow Your Mind This Time) –•– The Defonics (Philly Groove)-4 (45)
47 49 TRACES / MEMORIES (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-6 (47)
48 50 ONE TIN SOLDIER –•– The Original Caste (TA)-12 (48)
49 58 LOVE BONES –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-7 (49)
50 — TRAVELIN’ BAND / WHO’LL STOP THE RAIN –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

50 — TRAVELIN’ BAND / WHO’LL STOP THE RAIN –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (50)
79 — THE RAPPER –•– The Jaggerz (Kama Sutra)-1 (79)
81 — OH WELL (Part 1) –•– Fleetwood Mac (Reprise)-1 (81)
82 — NEW WORLD COMING –•– Mama Cass Elliot (Dunhill)-1 (82)
83 — DOWN IN THE ALLEY –•– Ronnie Hawkins (Cotillion)-1 (83)
92 — JE T’AIME…MOI NON PLUS –•– Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg (Fontana)-3 (92)
93 — WELFARE CADILLAC –•– Guy Drake (Royal American)-1 (93)
96 — THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING (Part 1) –•– King Crimson (Atlantic)-1 (96)
97 — VICTORIA –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-1 (97)
98 — SAVE THE COUNTRY –•– Thelma Houston (Dunhill-1 (98)
99 — SUPERSTAR –•– Murray Head with the Trinidad Singers (Decca)-1 (99)
100 — I’LL SEE HIM THROUGH –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-1 (100)