US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 28th March, 1970

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8 (5 weeks at #1)
2 6 LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-2
3 4 INSTANT KARMA (We All Shine On) –•– John Ono Lennon (Apple)-5
4 2 THE RAPPER –•– The Jaggerz (Kama Sutra)-9
5 8 LOVE GROWS (Where My Rosemary Goes) –•– Edison Lighthouse (Bell)-6
6 14 ABC –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3
7 7 HE AIN’T HEAVY, HE’S MY BROTHER –•– The Hollies (Epic)-15
8 13 SPIRIT IN THE SKY –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-5
9 3 GIVE ME JUST A LITTLE MORE TIME –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-11
10 23 COME AND GET IT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-8

11 15 HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN –•– Frijid Pink (Parrot)-8
12 18 EASY COME, EASY GO –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-8
13 12 MA BELLE AMIE –•– The Tee Set (Colossus)-10
14 5 RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA –•– Brook Benton (Cotillion)-12
15 17 CELEBRATE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
16 16 KENTUCKY RAIN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
17 9 EVIL WAYS –•– Santana (Columbia)-10
18 10 DIDN’T I (Blow Your Mind This Time) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Grove)-12
19 19 CALL ME / SON OF A PREACHER MAN –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8
20 11 TRAVELIN’ BAND / WHO’LL STOP THE RAIN –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9

21 24 GOTTA HOLD ON TO THIS FEELING –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-6
22 25 UP THE LADDER TO THE ROOF –•– The Supremes (Motown)-4
23 21 THANK YOU (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) / EVERYBODY IS A STAR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-13
24 20 PSYCHEDELIC SHACK –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11
25 26 THE BELLS –•– The Originals (Soul)-8
26 35 SOMETHING’S BURNING –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-7
27 22 HEY THERE LONELY GIRL –•– Eddie Holman (ABC)-14
28 34 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7
29 38 LOVE OR LET ME BE LONELY –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-4
30 27 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN’ ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-22

31 28 DO THE FUNKY CHICKEN –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-8
32 47 TENNESSEE BIRDWALK –•– Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan (Wayside)-5
33 39 SHILO –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-8
34 46 AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-2
35 42 LONG LONESOME HIGHWAY –•– Michael Parks (MGM)-5
36 32 IT’S A NEW DAY –•– James Brown (King)-7
37 41 YOU’RE THE ONE –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-5
38 31 OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Lulu (Atco)-14
39 51 TEMMA HARBOUR –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-6
40 53 WHO’S YOUR BABY –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

43 40 JENNIFER TOMKINS –•– The Street People (Musicor)-13
44 30 THE THRILL IS GONE –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-14

POWER PLAYS

41 87 YOU NEED LOVE LIKE I DO (Don’t You) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-2
42 50 LET’S GIVE ADAM AND EVE ANOTHER CHANCE –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-4
43 40 JENNIFER TOMKINS –•– The Street People (Musicor)-13
44 30 THE THRILL IS GONE –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-14
45 45 GOTTA GET BACK TO YOU –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6
46 44 WALKING THROUGH THE COUNTRY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7
47 72 TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-2
48 43 TAKE A LOOK AROUND –•– Smith (Dunhill)-6
49 48 MY ELUSIVE DREAMS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8
50 52 STIR IT UP AND SERVE IT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5

NEW THIS WEEK

68 — WOODSTOCK –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-1
74 — EVERYBODY’S OUT OF TOWN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1
85 — THE FUNNIEST THING –•– Dennis Yost and the Classics IV (Imperial)-1
86 — BROWN PAPER BAG –•– Syndicate Of Sound (Buddah)-1
87 — BUT FOR LOVE –•– Jerry Naylor (Columbia)-1
90 — CAPTURE THE MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-1
94 — JULY 12, 1939 –•– Charlie Rich (Epic)-1
97 — IF ONLY I HAD MY MIND ON SOMETHING ELSE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1
98 — VEHICLE –•– The Ides Of March (Warner Brothers)-1
100 — WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-1

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