US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th October, 1970

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

1 4 CRACKLIN’ ROSIE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 6 I’LL BE THERE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4
3 3 CANDIDA –•– Dawn (Bell)-12
4 1 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-10
5 10 ALL RIGHT NOW –•– Free (A&M)-9
6 5 JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-11
7 2 LOOKIN’ OUT MY BACK DOOR / LONG AS I CAN SEE THE LIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10
8 16 GREEN-EYED LADY –•– Sugarloaf (Liberty)-9
9 18 WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
10 7 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-11

11 8 SNOWBIRD –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-13
12 9 WAR –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-14
13 28 LOLA –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-7
14 14 EXPRESS YOURSELF –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-9
15 15 IT’S A SHAME –•– The Spinners (V.I.P.)-12
16 11 PATCHES –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-13
17 30 FIRE AND RAIN –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-5
18 24 OUT IN THE COUNTRY –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7
19 20 STILL WATER (Love) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7
20 25 LOOK WHAT THEY’VE DONE TO MY SONG MA –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-6

21 21 JOANNE –•– Michael Nesmith and the First National Band (RCA)-10
22 23 INDIANA WANTS ME –•– R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)-6
23 12 GROOVY SITUATION –•– Gene Chandler (Mercury)-14
24 32 IT’S ONLY MAKE BELEIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6
25 26 LONG LONG TIME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-9
26 17 25 OR 6 TO 4 –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12
27 27 CLOSER TO HOME –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-9
28 13 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-10
29 34 EL CONDOR PASA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5
30 33 THAT’S WHERE I WENT WRONG –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-10

31 37 SOMEBODY’S BEEN SLEEPING –•– 100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax)-6
32 29 RUBBER DUCKIE –•– Ernie (Columbia)-9
33 19 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8
34 22 NEANDERTHAL MAN –•– Hotlegs (Capitol)-8
35 47 OUR HOUSE –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-4
36 53 IT DON’T MATTER TO ME –•– Bread (Elektra)-3
37 62 LUCRETIA MAC EVIL –•– Blood, Sweat, and Tears (Columbia)-2
38 39 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– Five Flights Up (TA)-8
39 43 DEEPER AND DEEPER –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-5
40 40 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-7

OFF THE CHARTS

57 31 (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-17
61 36 SPILL THE WINE –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-21

POWER PLAYS

41 52 GOD, LOVE, AND ROCK AND ROLL –•– Teagarden and Van Winkle (Westbound)-4
42 42 I STAND ACCUSED –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-7
43 70 UNGENA ZA ULIMWENGU (Unite the World) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2
44 41 SOLITARY MAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-24
45 50 AS THE YEARS GO BY –•– Mashmakhan (Epic)-8
46 57 GYPSY WOMAN –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-6
47 65 MONTEGO BAY –•– Bobby Bloom (MGM / L&R)-5
48 44 IF I DIDN’T CARE –•– The Moments (Stang)-8
49 49 WE CAN MAKE MUSIC –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5
50 51 YELLOW RIVER –•– Christie (Epic)-13

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — CRY ME A RIVER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1
75 — I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-1
84 — LET’S WORK TOGETHER –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-1
85 — TIME WAITS FOR NO ONE –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-1
86 — AMERICA / STANDING (Medley) / BECAUSE I LOVE YOU –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-1
90 — DREAMS –•– Buddy Miles (Mercury)-1
92 — UP ON THE ROOF –•– Laura Nyro (Columbia)-1
95 — FATHER COME ON HOME –•– Pacific Gas and Electric (Columbia)-1
96 — TIME TO KILL –•– The Band (Capitol)-1
99 — I’M BETTER OFF WITHOUT YOU –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1
100 — LISTEN HERE –•– Brian Auger and the Trinity (RCA)-1

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

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