OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1970 - 1979

1970 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

            YEAR-END USA TOP 150 of 1970 (Singles)

Based on point-system Billboard Hot 100 (nr. 1 100 points, nr. 2 99 etc), january - december 1970

NR TITLE ARTIST PNTS WKS HP
1 Get ready Rare Earth 1489 20 4
2 Band of gold Freda Payne 1483 20 3
3 Close to you Carpenters 1465 17 1
4 Hitchin' a ride Vanity Fare 1403 22 5
5 I'll be there Jackson Five 1398 15 1
6 We've only just begun Carpenters 1334 16 2
7 Candida Dawn 1314 18 3
8 American woman Guess Who 1307 15 1
9 Make it with you Bread 1307 17 1
10 Spill the wine Eric Burdon & War 1303 21 3
11 Oooh child / Dear Prudence Five Stairsteps 1292 22 8
12 War Edwin Starr 1291 15 1
13 Bridge over troubled water Simon & Garfunkel 1288 14 1
14 Let it be Beatles 1287 14 1
15 Fire and rain James Taylor 1284 16 3
16 Spirit in the sky Norman Greenbaum 1283 15 3
17 Mama told me (not to come) Three Dog Night 1260 15 1
18 Cracklin' Rosie Neil Diamond 1260 15 1
19 Green eyed lady Sugarloaf 1258 17 3
20 Lay down Melanie & Edwin Hawkins Singers 1257 17 6
21 Ball of confusion Temptations 1253 15 3
22 Ain't no mountain high enough Diana Ross & Supremes 1241 14 1
23 Love on a two way street Moments 1240 15 3
24 All right now Free 1215 16 4
25 Everything is beautiful Ray Stevens 1210 15 1
26 Which way you going Billy Poppy Family 1206 17 2
27 Raindrops keep falling on my head B.J. Thomas 1205 13 1
28 Julie do ya love me Bobby Sherman 1187 15 5
29 Indiana wants me R Dean Taylor 1187 15 5
30 ABC Jackson Five 1184 13 1
31 Signed sealed delivered I'm yours Stevie Wonder 1173 14 3
32 The love you save / I found that girl Jackson Five 1169 13 1
33 Ride captain ride Blues Image 1147 15 4
34 Gypsy woman Brian Hyland 1121 17 3
35 Instant karma John Lennon & Yoko Ono 1121 13 3
36 Patches Clarence Carter 1110 14 4
37 Lookin' out my backdoor / Long as I can see the light Creedence Clearwater Revival 1109 13 2
38 Thank you / Everybody is a star Sly & Family Stone 1107 13 1
39 Yellow river Christie 1103 23 23
40 I want you back Jackson Five 1102 12 1
41 Rainy night in Georgia Brook Benton 1101 15 4
42 Something's burning Kenny Rogers & First Edition 1098 11 16
43 Give me just a little more time Chairman of the Board 1096 15 3
44 Love grows Edison Lighthouse 1096 13 5
45 Snowbird Anne Murray 1089 16 8
46 Reflections of my life Marmalade 1079 15 10
47 Hey there lonely girl Eddie Holman 1075 13 2
48 The rapper Jaggerz 1060 13 2
49 He ain't heavy he's my brother Hollies 1060 16 7
50 Tighter and tighter Alive and Kicking 1054 14 7
51 Come and get it Badfinger 1050 15 7
52 Cecilia Simon & Garfunkel 1047 13 4
53 Love land Charles Wright & Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band 1040 17 16
54 Turn back the hands of time Tyrone Davis 1036 13 3
55 Montego Bay Bobby Bloom 1032 16 8
56 Lola Kinks 1028 14 9
57 In the summertime Mungo Jerry 1036 13 3
58 I know I'm losing you Rare Earth 1025 14 7
59 Easy come easy go Bobby Sherman 1024 14 9
60 Venus Shocking Blue 1021 11 1
61 Express yourself Charles Wright & Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band 1001 15 12
62 Still water  Four Tops 999 14 11
63 Make me smile Chicago 995 14 9
64 I think I love you Partridge Family 993 12 1
65 House of the rising sun Frijid Pink 991 13 7
66 25 or 6 to 4 Chicago 987 12 4
67 My baby loves lovin'  White Plains 987 15 13
68 Love me or let me be lonely Friends of Distinction 982 13 6
69 United we stand Brotherhood of Man 975 15 13
70 Somebody's sleeping in my bed 100 Proof Aged 966 14 8
71 Arizona Mark Lindsay 958 12 10
72 Groovy situation Gene Chandler 956 15 12
73 Evil ways Santana 950 13 9
74 No time Guess Who 944 12 5
75 For the good times Ray Price 944 18 14
76 Didn't I blow your mind this time Delfonics 942 14 10
77 Tears of a clown Smokey Robinson & Miracles 938 11 1
78 The wonder of you Elvis Presley 937 12 9
79 Up around the bend / Run through the jungle Creedence Clearwater Revival 932 11 4
80 Why can't I touch you Ronnie Dyson 930 14 8
81 I just can't help believin'  B.J. Thomas 930 13 9
82 It's a shame Spinners 923 15 14
83 For the love of him Bobbi Martin 921 14 13
84 I want to take you higher Ike & Tina Turner 913 18 34
85 The letter Joe Cocker 910 12 7
86 Mississippi Queen Mountain 907 17 21
87 Ma belle amie Tee Set 903 12 5
88 The bells Originals 900 14 12
89 The long and winding road Beatles 894 10 1
90 Vehicle Ides of March 888 12 2
91 Gimme dat ding Pipkins 887 12 9
92 Lay a little lovin' on me Robin McNamara 882 15 11
93 As the years go by Mashmakan 878 18 31
94 Up the ladder to the roof Supremes 869 11 10
95 Travellin' band / Who'll stop the rain Creedence Clearwater Revival 864 10 2
96 Come saturday morning Sandpipers 862 18 17
97 See me feel me Who 861 13 12
98 Psychedelic shack Temptations 856 11 7
99 Without love Tom Jones 855 10 5
100 Engine number nine Wilson Pickett 853 13 14
101 Woodstock Crosby Stills Nash & Young 847 11 11
102 Are you ready Pacific Gas & Electric 847 12 14
103 I'll never fall in love again Dionne Warwick 836 10 6
104 Look what they've done to my song New Seekers 834 12 14
105 Walk a mile in my shoes Joe South 832 10 6
106 The thrill is gone BB King 829 13 15
107 It's only make believe Glenn Campbell 824 12 10
108 Call me Aretha Franklin 814 12 13
109 Solitary man Neil Diamond 810 14 21
110 Westbound 9 Flaming Ember 809 14 24
111 Overture from Tommy Assembled Multitude 804 13 16
112 Whole lotta love Led Zeppelin 802 9 4
113 It don't matter to me Bread 798 11 10
114 Little green bag George Baker Selection 797 13 21
115 Shiloh Neil Diamond 787 14 24
116 5-10-15-20 Presidents 784 13 11
117 Heaven help us all Stevie Wonder 781 11 9
118 Oh me oh my Lulu 777 13 22
119 Don't play that song Aretha Franklin 772 10 11
120 Closer to home Grand Funk Railroad 768 12 22
121 Stand by your man Candi Station 761 14 24
122 Sugar sugar Wilson Pickett 760 16 25
123 El condor pasa Simon & Garfunkel 757 11 18
124 Do the funky chicken Rufus Thomas 749 12 28
125 Question Moody Blues 740 12 21
126 Teach your children Crosby Stills Nash & Young 737 11 16
127 Joanne Michael Nesmith 733 12 21
128 It's all in the game Four Tops 733 13 24
129 Everybody's got the right to love Supremes 731 11 21
130 Someday we'll be together Diana Ross & Supremes 723 8 2
131 Tennessee boardwalk Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan 723 13 23
132 Out in the country Three Dog Night 721 11 15
133 Share the land Guess Who 720 10 10
134 Check out your mind Impressions 719 12 28
135 Super bad James Brown 718 10 13
136 You don't have to say you love me Elvis Presley 715 10 11
137 Jennifer Tomkins Street People 714 15 36
138 One less bell to answer Fifth Dimension 707 10 2
139 Gotta hold on to this feeling Jr Walker & All Stars 707 10 21
140 Don't cry daddy Elvis Presley 706 8 6
141 Long long time Linda Ronstadt 705 12 25
142 Hand me down world Guess Who 704 11 17
143 Long lonesome highway Michael Parks 700 12 20
144 Tell it all brothers Kenny Rogers & First Edition 696 11 17
145 Celebrate Three Dog Night 689 9 15
146 Deeper and deeper Freda Payne 685 12 24
147 A song of joy Miguel Rios 684 9 14
148 Jingle jangle Archies 681 8 10
149 Daughter of darkness Tom Jones 678 9 13
150 The sly slick and the wicked Lost Generation 678 14 30

 

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