US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 30th May, 1970

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-9 (1 week at #1)
2 1 AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-11
3 7 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-8
4 5 CECELIA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8
5 8 UP AROUND THE BEND / RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6
6 14 WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-10
7 18 THE LETTER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-7
8 3 TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-11
9 2 VEHICLE –•– The Ides Of March (Warner Brothers)-10
10 6 LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-11

11 12 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-12
12 35 THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD / FOR YOU BLUE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-2
13 10 REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE –•– Marmalade (London)-12
14 13 FOR THE LOVE OF HIM –•– Bobbi Martin (United Artists)-12
15 9 ABC –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-12
16 15 WOODSTOCK –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-10
17 17 MAKE ME SMILE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-9
18 20 DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5
19 24 COME SATURDAY MORNING –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-8
20 11 SPIRIT IN THE SKY –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-14

21 23 LITTLE GREEN BAG –•– The George Baker Selection (Colossus)-11
22 22 REACH OUT AND TOUCH (Somebody’s Hand) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-6
23 29 HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-11
24 25 PUPPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-7
25 26 MY BABY LOVES LOVIN’ –•– White Plains (Deram)-7
26 34 LAY DOWN (Candles In the Rain) –•– Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers (Buddah)-6
27 30 UNITED WE STAND –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-7
28 16 LOVE OR LET ME BE LONELY –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-13
29 47 QUESTION –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-5
30 31 SOOLAIMON (African Trilogy II) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-5

31 19 WHAT IS TRUTH –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-8
32 33 BROTHER RAPP (Parts 1 and 2) –•– James Brown (King)-5
33 36 THE WONDER OF YOU / MAMA LIKED THE ROSES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3
34 21 SOMETHING’S BURNING –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-16
35 38 RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE –•– Blues Image (Atco)-4
36 28 VIVA TIRADO (Part 1) –•– El Chicano (Kapp)-8
37 45 BAND OF GOLD –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-6
38 41 IT’S ALL IN THE GAME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6
39 40 SUGAR SUGAR / COLE, COOKE AND REDDING –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-9
40 42 LOVE LAND –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

46 32 LET ME GO TO HIM –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7
47 39 HEY LAWDY MAMA –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-8
50 37 AIRPORT LOVE THEME (Gwen and Vern) –•– Vincent Bell (Decca)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 80 BALL OF CONFUSION (That’s What the World Is Today) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2
42 52 HEY, MISTER SUN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-3
43 46 (You’ve Got Me) DANGLING ON A STRING –•– The Chairmen of the Board (Invictus)-5
44 65 GIMME DAT DING –•– The Pipkins (Capitol)-2
45 — THE LOVE YOU SAVE / I FOUND THAT GIRL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
48 83 MAMA TOLD ME (Not To Come) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2
49 43 OH HAPPY DAY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8
50 37 AIRPORT LOVE THEME (Gwen and Vern) –•– Vincent Bell (Decca)-8

NEW THIS WEEK

45 — THE LOVE YOU SAVE / I FOUND THAT GIRL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1
71 — O-O-H CHILD / DEAR PRUDENCE –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-9
73 — ARE YOU READY –•– Pacific Gas and Electric (Columbia)-1
75 — YOU, ME AND MEXICO –•– Edward Bear (Capitol)-1
76 — A LITTLE BIT OF SOAP –•– Paul Davis (Bang)-4
88 — DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Brook Benton with the Dixie Flyers (Cotillion)-1
90 — FRIENDS –•– Feather (White Whale)-1
91 — MORE THAN I CAN STAND –•– Bobby Womack (Minit)-3
92 — SOME BEAUTIFUL –•– Jack Wild (Capitol)-1
93 — LAY A LITTLE LOVIN’ ON ME –•– Robin McNamara (Steed)-1
94 — HEIGHDY-HO PRINCESS –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers)-1
96 — YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON / HURT SO BAD (Medley) –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-1
97 — FEELINGS –•– Barry Mann (Scepter)-1
98 — I THINK I LOVE YOU AGAIN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1
99 — PRIMROSE LANE –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1
100 — I CAN’T TELL THE BOTTOM FROM THE TOP –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1

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