US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 17th January, 1970

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending January 17th, 1970. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970 here and the top 100 songs of 1970 here. Curious to see the entire chart for this year? View the 1970 US Top Singles here. bjthomas-raindrops-keep-fallin-on-my-head-scepter bj-thomas-raindrops-keep-fallin-on-my-head-scepter   TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-12 (3 weeks at #1) (1) 2 6 VENUS –•– The Shocking Blue (Colossus)-6 (2) 3 4 I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-10 (3) 4 2 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-11 (1) 5 5 WHOLE LOTTA LOVE / LIVING LOVING MAID (She’s Just a Woman) –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-9 (5) 6 3 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-13 (1) 7 11 DON’T CRY DADDY / RUBBERNECKIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (7) 8 10 JAM UP JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-10 (8) 9 7 DOWN ON THE CORNER / FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-12 (3) 10 12 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-12 (10) 11 9 LA LA LA (If I Had You) –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-9 (9) 12 14 JINGLE JANGLE –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-8 (12) 13 18 EARLY IN THE MORNING –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-9 (13) 14 17 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4 (14) 15 13 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-12 (6) 16 21 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (16) 17 8 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-14 (1) 18 15 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-13 (10) 19 19 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-13 (19) 20 16 COME TOGETHER / SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-14 (1) 21 34 ARIZONA –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (21) 22 40 THANK YOU (Falettin Me Be mice Elf Agin) / EVERYBODY IS A STAR –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-3 (22) 23 31 WINTER WORLD OF LOVE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (23) 24 24 SHE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (24) 25 25 AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-9 (25) 26 26 FRIENDSHIP TAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-13 (17) 27 29 WONDERFUL WORLD, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Jimmy Cliff (A&M)-7 (27) 28 22 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-14 (10) 29 20 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-14 (2) 30 33 COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-10 (30) 31 45 WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES –•– Joe South (Capitol)-3 (31) 32 27 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-13 (32) 33 35 HEY THERE LONELY GIRL –•– Eddie Holman (ABC)-4 (33) 34 30 A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-11 (24) 35 36 SHE BELONGS TO ME –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-12 (35) 36 41 WALKIN’ IN THE RAIN –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-9 (36) 37 37 POINT IT OUT / DARLING DEAR –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (37) 38 39 SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-7 (38) 39 47 NO TIME –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5 (39) 40 23 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (7) OFF THE CHARTS 44 28 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-12 (25) POWER PLAYS 41 42 CUPID –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-11 (41) 42 43 FANCY –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-9 (42) 43 44 BABY TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS –•– Jefferson (Janus)-5 (43) 44 28 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-12 (25) 45 46 LET’S WORK TOGETHER –•– Wilbert Harrison (Sue)-7 (45) 46 52 LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 2) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (46) 47 55 BLOWING AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-3 (47) 48 48 WHEN JULIE COMES AROUND –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-6 (48) 49 58 HOW CAN I FORGET YOU / GONNA GIVE HER ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2 (49) 50 53 MONSTER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-4 (50) NEW THIS WEEK 78 — HONEY COME BACK –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (78) 83 — HELLO IT’S ME –•– Nazz (SGC)-1 (83) 84 — THE TOUCH OF YOU –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top and Bottom)-1 (84) 85 — GIVE ME JUST A LITTLE MORE TIME –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-1 (85) 95 — PSYCHEDELIC SHACK –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (95) 97 — IF WALLS COULD TALK –•– Little Milton (Checker)-1 (97) 98 — COUNTRY PREACHER –•– The Cannonball Adderly Quintet (Capitol)-1 (98) 99 — THE GHETTO (Part 1) –•– Donny Hathaway (Atco)-1 (99) 100 — SHADES OF GREEN –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-1 (100)