US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 27th June, 1970

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TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 THE LOVE YOU SAVE / I FOUND THAT GIRL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5 (1 week at #1)
2 5 MAMA TOLD ME (Not To Come) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6
3 6 BALL OF CONFUSION (That’s What the World Is Today) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6
4 1 THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD / FOR YOU BLUE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-6
5 9 HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-15
6 11 RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE –•– Blues Image (Atco)-8
7 4 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-16
8 10 LAY DOWN (Candles In the Rain) –•– Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers (Buddah)-10
9 15 THE WONDER OF YOU / MAMA LIKED THE ROSES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7
10 3 WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-14

11 17 BAND OF GOLD –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-10
12 7 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-12
13 14 MY BABY LOVES LOVIN’ –•– White Plains (Deram)-11
14 18 UNITED WE STAND –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-11
15 13 UP AROUND THE BEND / RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10
16 8 THE LETTER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-11
17 23 GIMME DAT DING –•– The Pipkins (Capitol)-6
18 16 MAKE ME SMILE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-13
19 12 EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-13
20 20 CECELIA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-12

21 21 QUESTION –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-9
22 32 A SONG OF JOY –•– Miguel Rios (A&M)-3
23 26 SPIRIT IN THE DARK –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-6
24 24 HEY, MISTER SUN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-7
25 25 IT’S ALL IN THE GAME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-10
26 29 MISSISSIPPI QUEEN –•– Mountain (Windfall)-11
27 28 SUGAR SUGAR / COLE, COOKE AND REDDING –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-13
28 19 AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-15
29 31 LOVE LAND –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-12
30 30 CHECK OUT YOUR MIND –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-7

31 34 ARE YOU READY –•– Pacific Gas and Electric (Columbia)-5
32 35 O-O-H CHILD / DEAR PRUDENCE –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-13
33 38 TEACH YOUR CHILDREN –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (Atlantic)-4
34 37 WESTBOUND #9 –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-6
35 36 BABY HOLD ON –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8
36 42 SAVE THE COUNTRY –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-3
37 56 (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-2
38 39 I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6
39 40 MISSISSIPPI –•– John Phillips (Dunhill)-7
40 49 GO BACK –•– Crabby Appleton (Elektra)-8

OFF THE CHARTS

41 27 COME SATURDAY MORNING –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-12
42 22 DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9

POWER PLAYS

43 43 I CAN’T LEAVE YOUR LOVE ALONE –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-12
44 47 TIGHTER, TIGHTER –•– Alive and Kicking (Roulette)-4
45 46 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Brook Benton with the Dixie Flyers (Cotillion)-5
46 50 AIN’T THAT LOVING YOU (For More Reasons Than One) –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-6
47 48 COME TO ME –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7
48 52 CANNED HAM –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-3
49 — SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1
50 45 (You’ve Got Me) DANGLING ON A STRING –•– The Chairmen of the Board (Invictus)-9

NEW THIS WEEK

49 — SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1
58 — OHIO –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-1
82 — OVERTURE FROM TOMMY (A Rock Opera) –•– The Assembled Multitude (Atlantic)-1
83 — ONE DAY OF YOUR LIFE –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1
90 — MY MARIE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1
91 — THE WITCH –•– The Rattles (Probe)-1
92 — BIG YELLOW TAXI –•– The Neighborhood (Big Tree)-1
94 — YOUR OWN BACK YARD –•– Dion (Warner Brothers)-1
95 — I’LL BE RIGHT HERE –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1
97 — YOU’VE BEEN MY INSPIRATION –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1
98 — LET’S MAKE EACH OTHER HAPPY –•– Illusion (Steed)-1
99 — HUMPHREY THE CAMEL –•– Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan (Wayside)-1
100 — EVE OF DESTRUCTION –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1

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