US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 11th July, 1970

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending July 11th, 1970. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970 here and the top 100 songs of 1970 here. You can also view the entire 1970 chart here. three-dog-night-mama-told-me-not-to-come-1970-11 three-dog-night-mama-told-me-not-to-come-1970-5 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 2 MAMA TOLD ME (Not To Come) –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (1 week at #1) 2 1 THE LOVE YOU SAVE / I FOUND THAT GIRL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7 3 3 BALL OF CONFUSION (That’s What the World Is Today) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 4 6 RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE –•– Blues Image (Atco)-10 5 7 BAND OF GOLD –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-12 6 8 LAY DOWN (Candles In the Rain) –•– Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers (Buddah)-12 7 14 (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4 8 4 THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD / FOR YOU BLUE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-8 9 9 THE WONDER OF YOU / MAMA LIKED THE ROSES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 10 5 HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-17 11 12 GIMME DAT DING –•– The Pipkins (Capitol)-8 12 18 O-O-H CHILD / DEAR PRUDENCE –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-15 13 10 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-18 14 13 UNITED WE STAND –•– The Brotherhood Of Man (Deram)-13 15 17 A SONG OF JOY –•– Miguel Rios (A&M)-5 16 15 MY BABY LOVES LOVIN’ –•– White Plains (Deram)-13 17 20 TIGHTER, TIGHTER –•– Alive and Kicking (Roulette)-6 18 19 LOVE LAND –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-14 19 29 ARE YOU READY –•– Pacific Gas and Electric (Columbia)-7 20 44 MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-5 21 23 MISSISSIPPI QUEEN –•– Mountain (Windfall)-13 22 16 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-14 23 11 WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-16 24 30 TEACH YOUR CHILDREN –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (Atlantic)-6 25 25 SUGAR SUGAR / COLE, COOKE AND REDDING –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-15 26 39 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’m Yours) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 27 21 QUESTION –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-11 28 28 CHECK OUT YOUR MIND –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-9 29 22 EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-15 30 49 OHIO –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-3 31 32 SAVE THE COUNTRY –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-5 32 24 IT’S ALL IN THE GAME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-12 33 34 WESTBOUND #9 –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-8 34 36 MISSISSIPPI –•– John Phillips (Dunhill)-9 35 31 SPIRIT IN THE DARK –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-8 36 53 I JUST CAN’T HELP BELIEVING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4 37 37 GO BACK –•– Crabby Appleton (Elektra)-10 38 60 SPILL THE WINE –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-8 39 47 SILVER BIRD –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 40 48 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 OFF THE CHARTS 41 38 HEY, MISTER SUN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-9 45 40 I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-8 POWER PLAYS 42 57 TRYING TO MAKE A FOOL OF ME –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-6 43 43 STEAL AWAY –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6 44 50 MAYBE –•– The Three Degrees (Roulette)-6 46 46 CANNED HAM –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-5 47 51 FREEDOM BLUES –•– Little Richard (Reprise)-8 48 55 LAY A LITTLE LOVIN’ ON ME –•– Robin McNamara (Steed)-7 49 69 (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) WHY CAN’T I TOUCH YOU –•– Ronnie Dyson (Columbia)-4 50 45 AIN’T THAT LOVING YOU (For More Reasons Than One) –•– Luther Ingram (KoKo)-8 NEW THIS WEEK 72 — WAR –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-1 74 — IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Mungo Jerry (Janus)-1 80 — SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– The Who (Decca)-1 84 — PAPER MACHE –•– Dionne Warwcik (Scepter)-1 85 — APARTMENT 21 –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-1 86 — GROOVY SITUATION –•– Gene Chandler (Mercury)-1 87 — DO YOU SEE MY LOVE (For You Growing) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1 90 — SOLITARY MAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-11 91 — DOWN BY THE RIVER –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-1 94 — I.O.I.O. –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 96 — DROP BY MY PLACE –•– Little Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-1 97 — GIVE A WOMAN LOVE –•– Bobbie Martin (United Artists)-1 98 — QUE SERA, SERA (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-1 100 — NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 Compiled from national sales and CHR (Top 40) radio station airplay by Billboard Copyright © 1970 Billboard Publications