US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 22nd August, 1970

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TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 2 MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-11 (1 week at #1)
2 1 (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-10
3 4 SPILL THE WINE –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-14
4 6 WAR –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-7
5 5 IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Mungo Jerry (Janus)-7
6 3 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9
7 16 PATCHES –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-6
8 7 BAND OF GOLD –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-18
9 12 I JUST CAN’T HELP BELIEVING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-10
10 9 TIGHTER, TIGHTER –•– Alive and Kicking (Roulette)-12

11 13 LAY A LITTLE LOVIN’ ON ME –•– Robin McNamara (Steed)-13
12 14 (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) WHY CAN’T I TOUCH YOU –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-10
13 18 25 OR 6 TO 4 –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
14 10 BALL OF CONFUSION (That’s What the World Is Today) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-14
15 8 MAMA TOLD ME (Not To Come) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-14
16 11 O-O-H CHILD / DEAR PRUDENCE –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-21
17 26 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3
18 19 OVERTURE FROM TOMMY (A Rock Opera) –•– The Assembled Multitude (Atlantic)-9
19 20 TELL IT ALL BROTHER –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-8
20 23 LOOKIN’ OUT MY BACK DOOR / LONG AS I CAN SEE THE LIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3

21 15 GET UP I FEEL LIKE BEING A SEX MACHINE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– James Brown (King)-6
22 25 HI-DE-HO –•– Blood, Sweat, and Tears (Columbia)-4
23 48 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-3
24 21 OHIO –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-9
25 28 EVERYBODY’S GOT THE RIGHT TO LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6
26 29 HAND ME DOWN WORLD –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6
27 27 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– The Who (Decca)-7
28 34 SOLITARY MAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-17
29 30 BIG YELLOW TAXI –•– The Neighborhood (Big Tree)-9
30 31 THE SLY, SLICK, AND THE WICKED –•– The Lost Generation (Brunswick)-12

31 17 THE LOVE YOU SAVE / I FOUND THAT GIRL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-13
32 35 DO YOU SEE MY LOVE (For You Growing) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-7
33 38 JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-4
34 36 GROOVY SITUATION –•– Gene Chandler (Mercury)-7
35 37 I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER –•– Ike and Tina Turner and the Ikettes (Liberty)-14
36 44 I’VE LOST YOU / THE NEXT STEP IS LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4
37 47 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-4
38 42 SNOWBIRD –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-6
39 24 WESTBOUND #9 –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-14
40 53 IT’S A SHAME –•– The Spinners (V.I.P.)-5

OFF THE CHARTS

43 40 MAYBE –•– The Three Degrees (Roulette)-12

POWER PLAYS

41 41 WIGWAM –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5
42 50 CANDIDA –•– Dawn (Bell)-5
44 59 RUBBER DUCKIE –•– Ernie (Columbia)-2
45 46 AMERICA, COMMUNICATE WITH ME –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-5
46 — I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1
47 58 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW –•– Dave Mason (Blue Thumb)-4
48 56 HUMMINGBIRD –•– B.B. King (ABC)-5
49 51 STEALING IN THE NAME OF THE LORD –•– Paul Kelly (Happy Tiger)-8
50 49 PAPER MACHE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7

NEW THIS WEEK

46 — I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1
55 — PEACE WILL COME (According To Plan) / STOP I DON’T WANNA’ HEAR IT ANYMORE –•– Melanie (Buddah)-1
62 — CRACKLIN’ ROSIE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1
74 — STAY AWAY FROM ME (I Love You Too Much) –•– Major Lance (Curtom)-1
77 — WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO MY LOVE –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-1
80 — ON THE BEACH (In the Summertime) –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1
81 — NEANDERTHAL MAN –•– Hotlegs (Capitol)-1
82 — RIKI TIKI TAVI –•– Donovan (Epic)-1
86 — IF I DIDN’T CARE –•– The Moments (Stang)-1
87 — DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top & Bottom)-1
88 — WHAT A BUMMER –•– The Jaggerz (Kama Sutra)-1
90 — I WANNA KNOW IF IT’S GOOD FOR YOU –•– Funkadelic (Westbound)-1
91 — SCREAMING NIGHT HOG –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1
93 — SHE SAID YES –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1
94 — BABY, I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1
95 — WHERE ARE YOU GOING –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1
96 — WE CAN MAKE IT BABY –•– The Originals (Soul)-1
97 — DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– Five Flights Up (TA)-1
99 — SING OUT THE LOVE (In My Heart) –•– Arkade (Dunhill)
100 — AS THE YEARS GO BY –•– Mashmakhan (Epic)-1

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

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