US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 4th July, 1970

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending July 4th, 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. the-jackson-5-skywriter-1977 the-jackson-5-the-love-you-save-motown TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 THE LOVE YOU SAVE / I FOUND THAT GIRL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6 (2 weeks at #1) 2 2 MAMA TOLD ME (Not To Come) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7 3 3 BALL OF CONFUSION (That’s What the World Is Today) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 4 4 THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD / FOR YOU BLUE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-7 5 5 HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-16 6 6 RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE –•– Blues Image (Atco)-9 7 11 BAND OF GOLD –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-11 8 8 LAY DOWN (Candles In the Rain) –•– Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers (Buddah)-11 9 9 THE WONDER OF YOU / MAMA LIKED THE ROSES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 10 7 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-17 11 10 WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-15 12 17 GIMME DAT DING –•– The Pipkins (Capitol)-7 13 14 UNITED WE STAND –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-12 14 37 (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3 15 13 MY BABY LOVES LOVIN’ –•– White Plains (Deram)-12 16 12 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-13 17 22 A SONG OF JOY –•– Miguel Rios (A&M)-4 18 32 O-O-H CHILD / DEAR PRUDENCE –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-14 19 29 LOVE LAND –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-13 20 44 TIGHTER, TIGHTER –•– Alive and Kicking (Roulette)-5 21 21 QUESTION –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-10 22 19 EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-14 23 26 MISSISSIPPI QUEEN –•– Mountain (Windfall)-12 24 25 IT’S ALL IN THE GAME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-11 25 27 SUGAR SUGAR / COLE, COOKE AND REDDING –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-14 26 15 UP AROUND THE BEND / RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-11 27 18 MAKE ME SMILE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-14 28 30 CHECK OUT YOUR MIND –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-8 29 31 ARE YOU READY –•– Pacific Gas and Electric (Columbia)-6 30 33 TEACH YOUR CHILDREN –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (Atlantic)-5 31 23 SPIRIT IN THE DARK –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-7 32 36 SAVE THE COUNTRY –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4 33 16 THE LETTER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-12 34 34 WESTBOUND #9 –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-7 35 20 CECELIA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-13 36 39 MISSISSIPPI –•– John Phillips (Dunhill)-8 37 40 GO BACK –•– Crabby Appleton (Elektra)-9 38 24 HEY, MISTER SUN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-8 39 49 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-2 40 38 I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7 OFF THE CHARTS 41 35 BABY HOLD ON –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9 POWER PLAYS 42 43 I CAN’T LEAVE YOUR LOVE ALONE –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-13 43 51 STEAL AWAY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-5 44 59 MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-4 45 46 AIN’T THAT LOVING YOU (For More Reasons Than One) –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-7 46 48 CANNED HAM –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-4 47 55 SILVER BIRD –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 48 63 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 49 58 OHIO –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-2 50 62 MAYBE –•– The Three Degrees (Roulette)-5 NEW THIS WEEK 80 — EVERYTHING A MAN COULD EVER NEED –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 83 — SUPERMAN –•– The Ides of March (Warner Brothers)-1 84 — SUSIE-Q / DESTINY –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA)-1 86 — TELL IT ALL BROTHER –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-1 87 — SUNSHINE –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-1 88 — HELLO DARLIN’ –•– Conway Twitty (Decca)-1 90 — WONDER COULD I LIVE THERE ANYMORE –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1 92 — STEALING IN THE NAME OF THE LORD –•– Paul Kelly (Happy Tiger)-1 93 — HANG CLAPPING SONG –•– The Meters (Josie)-1 94 — GOOD MORNING FREEDOM –•– Daybreak (Uni)-3 95 — LET THE MUSIC TAKE YOUR MIND –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1 99 — I HEARD THE VOICE OF JESUS –•– Turley Richards (Warner Brothers)-2 Compiled from national sales and CHR (Top 40) radio station airplay by Billboard Copyright © 1970 Billboard Publications