US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 6th June, 1970

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-10 (2 weeks at #1)
2 6 WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-11
3 3 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-9
4 5 UP AROUND THE BEND / RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7
5 4 CECELIA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-9
6 11 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-12
7 7 THE LETTER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-8
8 2 AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-12
9 17 MAKE ME SMILE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10
10 12 THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD / FOR YOU BLUE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-3

11 9 VEHICLE –•– The Ides Of March (Warner Brothers)-11
12 8 TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-12
13 18 DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6
14 13 REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE –•– Marmalade (London)-13
15 45 THE LOVE YOU SAVE / I FOUND THAT GIRL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2
16 26 LAY DOWN (Candles In the Rain) –•– Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers (Buddah)-7
17 35 RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE –•– Blues Image (Atco)-5
18 19 COME SATURDAY MORNING –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-9
19 14 FOR THE LOVE OF HIM –•– Bobbi Martin (United Artists)-13
20 22 REACH OUT AND TOUCH (Somebody’s Hand) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7

21 10 LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-12
22 23 HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-12
23 27 UNITED WE STAND –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-8
24 41 BALL OF CONFUSION (That’s What the World Is Today) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3
25 25 MY BABY LOVES LOVIN’ –•– White Plains (Deram)-8
26 29 QUESTION –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-6
27 16 WOODSTOCK –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-11
28 20 SPIRIT IN THE SKY –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-15
29 33 THE WONDER OF YOU / MAMA LIKED THE ROSES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
30 15 ABC –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-13

31 38 IT’S ALL IN THE GAME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7
32 37 BAND OF GOLD –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-7
33 48 MAMA TOLD ME (Not To Come) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3
34 21 LITTLE GREEN BAG –•– The George Baker Selection (Colossus)-12
35 30 SOOLAIMON (African Trilogy II) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-6
36 40 LOVE LAND –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-9
37 39 SUGAR SUGAR / COLE, COOKE AND REDDING –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-10
38 44 GIMME DAT DING –•– The Pipkins (Capitol)-3
39 42 HEY, MISTER SUN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-4
40 43 (You’ve Got Me) DANGLING ON A STRING –•– The Chairmen of the Board (Invictus)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

42 36 VIVA TIRADO (Part 1) –•– El Chicano (Kapp)-9
43 32 BROTHER RAPP (Parts 1 and 2) –•– James Brown (King)-6
44 24 PUPPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 57 CHECK OUT YOUR MIND –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-4
45 60 SPIRIT IN THE DARK –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-3
46 52 BABY HOLD ON –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5
47 51 MISSISSIPPI QUEEN –•– Mountain (Windfall)-8
48 64 MISSISSIPPI –•– John Phillips (Dunhill)-4
49 69 WHO’S GONNA TAKE THE BLAME –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3
50 62 COME TO ME –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — TIGHTER, TIGHTER –•– Alive and Kicking (Roulette)-1
76 — WHAT AM I GONNA DO –•– Smith (Dunhill)-1
77 — (How Bout a Little Hand For) THE BOYS IN THE BAND –•– The Boys In the Band (Spring)-1
82 — THEM CHANGES –•– Buddy Miles and the Freedom Express (Mercury)-4
83 — TRYING TO MAKE A FOOL OF ME –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1
85 — TEACH YOUR CHILDREN –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (Atlantic)-1
87 — LONG AND LONESOME ROAD –•– The Shocking Blue (Colossus)-1
88 — STEAL AWAY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1
89 — THE SLY, SLICK, AND THE WICKED –•– The Lost Generation (Brunswick)-1
91 — MELANIE MAKES ME SMILE –•– Tony Burrows (Bell)-1
93 — MAYBE –•– The Three Degrees (Roulette)-1
96 — GIMME SHELTER –•– Merry Clayton (Ode)-1
99 — OH MY MY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1
100 — SHE CRIED –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1

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