US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th June, 1970

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD / FOR YOU BLUE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-5 (2 weeks at #1)
2 10 THE LOVE YOU SAVE / FOUND THAT GIRL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4
3 2 WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-13
4 4 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-15
5 19 MAMA TOLD ME (Not To Come) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5
6 20 BALL OF CONFUSION (That’s What the World Is Today) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5
7 5 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-11
8 7 THE LETTER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-10
9 16 HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-14
10 11 LAY DOWN (Candles In the Rain) –•– Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers (Buddah)-9

11 12 RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE –•– Blues Image (Atco)-7
12 3 EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-12
13 8 UP AROUND THE BEND / RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9
14 14 MY BABY LOVES LOVIN’ –•– White Plains (Deram)-10
15 15 THE WONDER OF YOU / MAMA LIKED THE ROSES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6
16 9 MAKE ME SMILE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12
17 27 BAND OF GOLD –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-9
18 22 UNITED WE STAND –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-10
19 18 AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-14
20 6 CECELIA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-11

21 21 QUESTION –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-8
22 13 DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8
23 31 GIMME DAT DING –•– The Pipkins (Capitol)-5
24 32 HEY, MISTER SUN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-6
25 26 IT’S ALL IN THE GAME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-9
26 34 SPIRIT IN THE DARK –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-5
27 17 COME SATURDAY MORNING –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-11
28 35 SUGAR SUGAR / COLE, COOKE AND REDDING –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-12
29 37 MISSISSIPPI QUEEN –•– Mountain (Windfall)-10
30 39 CHECK OUT YOUR MIND –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-6

31 33 LOVE LAND –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-11
32 49 A SONG OF JOY –•– Miguel Rios (A&M)-2
33 30 REACH OUT AND TOUCH (Somebody’s Hand) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9
34 43 ARE YOU READY –•– Pacific Gas and Electric (Columbia)-4
35 47 O-O-H CHILD / DEAR PRUDENCE –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-12
36 40 BABY HOLD ON –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7
37 54 WESTBOUND #9 –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-5
38 56 TEACH YOUR CHILDREN –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (Atlantic)-3
39 44 I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5
40 42 MISSISSIPPI –•– John Phillips (Dunhill)-6

OFF THE CHARTS

41 25 REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE –•– Marmalade (London)-15
44 23 LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-14
45 38 (You’ve Got Me) DANGLING ON A STRING –•– The Chairmen of the Board (Invictus)-8

POWER PLAYS

42 90 SAVE THE COUNTRY –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-2
43 57 I CAN’T LEAVE YOUR LOVE ALONE –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-11
46 55 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Brook Benton with the Dixie Flyers (Cotillion)-4
47 58 TIGHTER, TIGHTER –•– Alive and Kicking (Roulette)-3
48 48 COME TO ME –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6
49 50 GO BACK –•– Crabby Appleton (Elektra)-7
50 66 AIN’T THAT LOVING YOU (For More Reasons Than One) –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-5

NEW THIS WEEK

56 — (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-1
82 — I JUST CAN’T HELP BELIEVING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1
89 — (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) WHY CAN’T I TOUCH YOU –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-1
90 — WHEN WE GET MARRIED –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1
91 — PEARL –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-1
93 — DEAR ANN –•– The George Baker Selection (Colossus)-1
95 — CINNAMON GIRL –•– Neil Young with Crazy Horse (Reprise)-1
98 — IF MY HEART COULD SPEAK –•– The Manhattans (Deluxe)-1
99 — THIS BITTER EARTH –•– The Satisfactions (Lionel)-1
100 — I HEARD THE VOICE OF JESUS –•– Turley Richards (Warner Brothers)-1

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

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