US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 21st March, 1970

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-7 (4 weeks at #1)
2 3 THE RAPPER –•– The Jaggerz (Kama Sutra)-8
3 6 GIVE ME JUST A LITTLE MORE TIME –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-10
4 15 INSTANT KARMA (We All Shine On) –•– John Ono Lennon (Apple)-4
5 4 RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA –•– Brook Benton (Cotillion)-11
6 — LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1
7 9 HE AIN’T HEAVY, HE’S MY BROTHER –•– The Hollies (Epic)-14
8 13 LOVE GROWS (Where My Rosemary Goes) –•– Edison Lighthouse (Bell)-5
9 10 EVIL WAYS –•– Santana (Columbia)-9
10 11 DIDN’T I (Blow Your Mind This Time) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Grove)-11

11 2 TRAVELIN’ BAND / WHO’LL STOP THE RAIN –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8
12 5 MA BELLE AMIE –•– The Tee Set (Colossus)-9
13 29 SPIRIT IN THE SKY –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-4
14 41 ABC –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2
15 18 HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN –•– Frijid Pink (Parrot)-7
16 17 KENTUCKY RAIN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
17 20 CELEBRATE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4
18 19 EASY COME, EASY GO –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-7
19 21 CALL ME / SON OF A PREACHER MAN –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7
20 12 PSYCHEDELIC SHACK –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10

21 7 THANK YOU (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) / EVERYBODY IS A STAR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-12
22 8 HEY THERE LONELY GIRL –•– Eddie Holman (ABC)-13
23 32 COME AND GET IT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-7
24 25 GOTTA HOLD ON TO THIS FEELING –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-5
25 39 UP THE LADDER TO THE ROOF –•– The Supremes (Motown)-3
26 34 THE BELLS –•– The Orginals (Soul)-7
27 14 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN’ ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-21
28 31 DO THE FUNKY CHICKEN –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-7
29 16 NO TIME –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-14
30 27 THE THRILL IS GONE –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-13

31 22 OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Lulu (Atco)-13
32 35 IT’S A NEW DAY –•– James Brown (King)-6
33 24 I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motwon)-19
34 36 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6
35 37 SOMETHING’S BURNING –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-6
36 23 ARIZONA –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-16
37 26 NEVER HAD A DREAM COME TRUE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7
38 61 LOVE OR LET ME BE LONELY –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-3
39 44 SHILO –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-7
40 38 JENNIFER TOMKINS –•– The Street People (Musicor)-12

POWER PLAYS

6 — LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1
41 64 YOU’RE THE ONE –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-4
42 66 LONG LONESOME HIGHWAY –•– Michael Parks (MGM)-4
43 43 TAKE A LOOK AROUND –•– Smith (Dunhill)-5
44 45 WALKING THROUGH THE COUNTRY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6
45 49 GOTTA GET BACK TO YOU –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5
46 — AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1
47 84 TENNESSEE BIRDWALK –•– Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan (Wayside)-4
48 46 MY ELUSIVE DREAMS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7
49 47 IF I NEVER KNEW YOUR NAME –•– Vic Dana (Liberty)-11
50 63 LET’S GIVE ADAM AND EVE ANOTHER CHANCE –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-3

NEW THIS WEEK

6 — LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1
46 — AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1
72 — TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1
82 — LITTLE GREEN BAG –•– The George Baker Selection (Colossus)-1
84 — I COULD WRITE A BOOK –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1
85 — DEAR PRUDENCE / O-O-H CHILD –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-1
86 — FUNKY DRUMMER (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1
87 — YOU NEED LOVE LIKE I DO (Don’t You) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1
88 — NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESS –•– Bill Deal and the Rhondels (Heritage)-1
89 — I WOULD BE IN LOVE (Anyway) –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1
91 — FUNKY CHICKEN (Part 1) –•– Willie Henderson and the Soul Explosions (Brunswick)-1
92 — YOU KEEP TIGHTENING UP ON ME –•– The Box Tops (Bell)-1
93 — HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-1
95 — CHILDREN –•– Joe Smith (Capitol)-1
99 — TIME TO GET IT TOGETHER –•– Country Coalition (BluesWay)-1
100 — I GOT A THING, YOU GOT A THING, EVERYBODY’S GOT A THING –•– Funkadelic (Westbound)-1