US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 26th September, 1970

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TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Cash Box Pos Top 40 Only)

1 1 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (#1)
2 2 WAR –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-12 (#6)
3 3 LOOKIN’ OUT MY BACK DOOR / LONG AS I CAN SEE THE LIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8 (#2)
4 4 PATCHES –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-11 (#4)
5 5 JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-9 (#3)
6 12 CRACKLIN’ ROSIE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-6 (#7)
7 9 CANDIDA –•– Dawn (Bell)-10 (#5)
8 13 SNOWBIRD –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-11 (#12)
9 14 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-9 (#9)
10 6 25 OR 6 TO 4 –•– Chicago (Columbia)-10 (#8)

11 11 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-8 (#10)
12 17 GROOVY SITUATION –•– Gene Chandler (Mercury)-12 (#14)
13 20 ALL RIGHT NOW –•– Free (A&M)-7 (#16)
14 15 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6 (#11)
15 7 IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Mungo Jerry (Janus)-12 (#19)
16 18 RUBBER DUCKIE –•– Ernie (Columbia)-7 (#13)
17 8 (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-15 (#54)
18 39 GREEN-EYED LADY –•– Sugarloaf (Liberty)-7 (#36)
19 40 I’LL BE THERE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-2 (#15)
20 10 MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-16 (#52)

21 16 SPILL THE WINE –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-19 (#33)
22 27 NEANDERTHAL MAN –•– Hotlegs (Capitol)-6 (#22)
23 28 JOANNE –•– Michael Nesmith and the First National Band (RCA)-8 (#18)
24 25 IT’S A SHAME –•– The Spinners (V.I.P.)-10 (#17)
25 26 EXPRESS YOURSELF –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-7 (#27)
26 35 INDIANA WANTS ME –•– R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)-4 (#25)
27 30 LONG LONG TIME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-7 (Not on chart)
28 23 SOLITARY MAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-22 (#34)
29 36 LOLA –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-5 (#31)
30 33 OUT IN THE COUNTRY –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5 (#21)

31 31 CLOSER TO HOME –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-7 (#30)
32 32 PEACE WILL COME (According To Plan) / STOP I DON’T WANNA’ HEAR IT ANYMORE –•– Melanie (Buddah)-6 (#20)
33 34 LOOK WHAT THEY’VE DONE TO MY SONG MA –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-4 (#29)
34 19 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (Off)
35 37 THAT’S WHERE I WENT WRONG –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-8 (#26)
36 21 HAND ME DOWN WORLD –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-11 (#32)
37 42 IT’S ONLY MAKE BELEIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (#23)
38 45 EL CONDOR PASA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-3 (#24)
39 46 STILL WATER (Love) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (#28)
40 50 FIRE AND RAIN –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-3 (#45)

OFF THE CHARTS

41 29 EVERYBODY’S GOT THE RIGHT TO LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-11
48 38 EVERYTHING’S TUESDAY –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-9

POWER PLAYS

42 65 WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3
43 52 SOMEBODY’S BEEN SLEEPING –•– 100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax)-4
44 64 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-5
45 48 IF I DIDN’T CARE –•– The Moments (Stang)-6
46 49 I STAND ACCUSED –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5
47 43 SOUL SHAKE / FREE THE PEOPLE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-11
49 53 SUNDAY MORNING COMING DOWN –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-5
50 63 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– Five Flights Up (TA)-6

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — SEE ME, FEEL ME –•– The Who (Decca)-1
78 — IT DON’T MATTER TO ME –•– Bread (Elektra)-1
83 — ENGINE NUMBER 9 –•– Wilson Pickett (Atantic)-1
86 — LOVIN’ YOU BABY –•– White Plains (Deram)-1
90 — OUR WORLD –•– Blue Mink (Philips)-1
95 — GAS LAMPS AND CLAY –•– Blues Image (Atco)-1
96 — JUST LET IT COME –•– Alive and Kicking (Roulette)-1
97 — FUNKY MAN –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1
98 — BABY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE –•– Faith, Hope and Charity (Maxwell)-1
99 — SWEETHEART –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1

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