US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th April, 1970

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-4 (1 week at #1)
2 4 ABC –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5
3 3 INSTANT KARMA (We All Shine On) –•– John Ono Lennon (Apple)-7
4 6 SPIRIT IN THE SKY –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-7
5 1 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-10
6 5 LOVE GROWS (Where My Rosemary Goes) –•– Edison Lighthouse (Bell)-8
7 7 HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN –•– Frijid Pink (Parrot)-10
8 9 COME AND GET IT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-10
9 10 EASY COME, EASY GO –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-10
10 8 THE RAPPER –•– The Jaggerz (Kama Sutra)-11

11 16 UP THE LADDER TO THE ROOF –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6
12 23 THE BELLS –•– The Originals (Soul)-10
13 13 CALL ME / SON OF A PREACHER MAN –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10
14 20 LOVE OR LET ME BE LONELY –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-6
15 17 AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4
16 14 RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA –•– Brook Benton (Cotillion)-14
17 12 GIVE ME JUST A LITTLE MORE TIME –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-13
18 18 EVIL WAYS –•– Santana (Columbia)-12
19 11 HE AIN’T HEAVY, HE’S MY BROTHER –•– The Hollies (Epic)-17
20 15 CELEBRATE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7

21 24 SOMETHING’S BURNING –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-9
22 32 TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-4
23 21 GOTTA HOLD ON TO THIS FEELING –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-8
24 33 YOU’RE THE ONE –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-7
25 30 SHILO –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-10
26 28 LONG LONESOME HIGHWAY –•– Michael Parks (MGM)-7
27 29 TENNESSEE BIRDWALK –•– Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan (Wayside)-7
28 22 DIDN’T I (Blow Your Mind This Time) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Grove)-14
29 19 MA BELLE AMIE –•– The Tee Set (Colossus)-12
30 31 REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE –•– Marmalade (London)-5

31 25 KENTUCKY RAIN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9
32 27 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell (Capitol)-9
33 35 WOODSTOCK –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-3
34 37 YOU NEED LOVE LIKE I DO (Don’t You) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4
35 36 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-5
36 34 DO THE FUNKY CHICKEN –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-10
37 42 EVERYBODY’S OUT OF TOWN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-3
38 75 VEHICLE –•– The Ides Of March (Warner Brothers)-3
39 43 FOR THE LOVE OF HIM –•– Bobbi Martin (United Artists)-5
40 58 LITTLE GREEN BAG –•– The George Baker Selection (Colossus)-4

OFF THE CHARTS

41 39 TEMMA HARBOUR –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-8
44 40 WHO’S YOUR BABY –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-6

POWER PLAYS

42 50 MY WOMAN MY WOMAN, MY WIFE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-5
43 45 MIGHTY JOE –•– The Shocking Blue (Colossus)-6
45 41 LET’S GIVE ADAM AND EVE ANOTHER CHANCE –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-6
46 52 I COULD WRITE A BOOK –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-4
47 54 CALIFORNIA GIRL –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-8
48 48 EASY TO BE FREE –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-6
49 44 JENNIFER TOMKINS –•– The Street People (Musicor)-15
50 53 TO THE OTHER WOMAN (I’m the Other Woman) –•– Doris Duke (Canyon)-7

NEW THIS WEEK

56 — LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-1
64 — LOVE LAND –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-1
66 — WHAT IS TRUTH –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1
68 — CECELIA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-1
75 — SO EXCITED –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-1
77 — HEY LAWDY MAMA –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1
79 — HE MADE A WOMAN OUT OF ME –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-1
88 — COME SATURDAY MORNING –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-1
89 — VIVA TIRADO (Part 1) –•– El Chicano (Kapp)-1
90 — AIRPORT LOVE THEME (Gwen and Vern) –•– Vincent Bell (Decca)-1
95 — OH HAPPY DAY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1
97 — YOU MAKE ME REAL / ROADHOUSE BLUES –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1
99 — I CAN’T LEAVE YOUR LOVE ALONE –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1
100 — ANGELICA –•– Oliver (Crewe)-1

Compiled from national sales and CHR (Top 40) radio station airplay by Billboard
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