US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 13th June, 1970

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 10 THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD / FOR YOU BLUE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-4 (1 week at #1)
2 2 WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-12
3 1 EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-11
4 6 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-14
5 3 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-10
6 5 CECELIA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-10
7 7 THE LETTER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-9
8 4 UP AROUND THE BEND / RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8
9 9 MAKE ME SMILE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11
10 15 THE LOVE YOU SAVE / I FOUND THAT GIRL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3

11 16 LAY DOWN (Candles In the Rain) –•– Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers (Buddah)-8
12 17 RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE –•– Blues Image (Atco)-6
13 13 DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7
14 25 MY BABY LOVES LOVIN’ –•– White Plains (Deram)-9
15 29 THE WONDER OF YOU / MAMA LIKED THE ROSES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5
16 22 HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-13
17 18 COME SATURDAY MORNING –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-10
18 8 AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-13
19 33 MAMA TOLD ME (Not To Come) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4
20 24 BALL OF CONFUSION (That’s What the World Is Today) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4

21 26 QUESTION –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-7
22 23 UNITED WE STAND –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-9
23 21 LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-13
24 11 VEHICLE –•– The Ides Of March (Warner Brothers)-12
25 14 REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE –•– Marmalade (London)-14
26 31 IT’S ALL IN THE GAME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-8
27 32 BAND OF GOLD –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-8
28 12 TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-13
29 19 FOR THE LOVE OF HIM –•– Bobbi Martin (United Artists)-14
30 20 REACH OUT AND TOUCH (Somebody’s Hand) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8

31 38 GIMME DAT DING –•– The Pipkins (Capitol)-4
32 39 HEY, MISTER SUN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-5
33 36 LOVE LAND –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-10
34 45 SPIRIT IN THE DARK –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-4
35 37 SUGAR SUGAR / COLE, COOKE AND REDDING –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-11
36 34 LITTLE GREEN BAG –•– The George Baker Selection (Colossus)-13
37 47 MISSISSIPPI QUEEN –•– Mountain (Windfall)-9
38 40 (You’ve Got Me) DANGLING ON A STRING –•– The Chairmen of the Board (Invictus)-7
39 41 CHECK OUT YOUR MIND –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-5
40 46 BABY HOLD ON –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

41 35 SOOLAIMON (African Trilogy II) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7

POWER PLAYS

42 48 MISSISSIPPI –•– John Phillips (Dunhill)-5
43 52 ARE YOU READY –•– Pacific Gas and Electric (Columbia)-3
44 57 I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4
45 43 BROTHER RAPP (Parts 1 and 2) –•– James Brown (King)-7
46 49 WHO’S GONNA TAKE THE BLAME –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4
47 55 O-O-H CHILD / DEAR PRUDENCE –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-11
48 50 COME TO ME –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5
49 — A SONG OF JOY –•– Miguel Rios (A&M)-1
50 62 GO BACK –•– Crabby Appleton (Elektra)-6

NEW THIS WEEK

49 — A SONG OF JOY –•– Miguel Rios (A&M)-1
79 — SONG FROM M*A*S*H –•– Al DeLory (Capitol)-1
84 — CANNED HAM –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-1
85 — THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1
90 — SAVE THE COUNTRY –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1
95 — SILVER BIRD –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1
96 — MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-1
97 — GOOD MORNING FREEDOM –•– Daybreak (Uni)-1
99 — MOVE ME, O WONDEROUS MUSIC –•– The Ray Charles Singers (Command)-1
100 — HE LOVES ME ALL THE WAY –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-1

Compiled from national sales and CHR (Top 40) radio station airplay by Billboard
Copyright © 1970 Billboard Publications

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