US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 19th December, 1970

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending December 19th, 1970. Check out the top 100 artists of 1970 here and the top 100 songs of 1970 here. Make sure to also check the 1970’s Top 40 Singles here. smokey-robinson-and-the-miracles-the-tears-of-a-clown-1970-3 TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart 1 1 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (2 weeks at #1) 2 6 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-4 3 4 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-9 4 2 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-11 5 7 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN –•– Santana (Columbia)-6 6 20 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-5 7 12 STONED LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-7 8 9 DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS –•– Chicago (Columbia)-7 9 3 GYPSY WOMAN –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-16 10 8 NO MATTER WHAT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-8 11 10 SHARE THE LAND –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-9 12 11 WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-15 13 13 5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years Of Love) –•– The Presidents (Sussex)-12 14 5 I’LL BE THERE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-14 15 22 DOMINO –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-6 16 16 HEAVEN HELP US ALL –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 17 19 BE MY BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-7 18 18 AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Eric Clapton (Atco)-10 19 23 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-17 20 21 HE AIN’T HEAVY…HE’S MY BROTHER –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7 21 15 FIRE AND RAIN –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-15 22 17 MONTEGO BAY –•– Bobby Bloom (MGM / L&R)-15 23 28 ONE MAN BAND –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5 24 14 YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME / PATCH IT UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 25 32 PAY TO THE PIPER –•– The Chairmen Of the Board (Invictus)-6 26 29 CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 27 40 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-8 28 30 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-9 29 34 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-6 30 35 RIVER DEEP-MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– The Supremes and the Four Tops (Motown)-4 31 36 IMMIGRANT SONG –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-5 32 42 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4 33 33 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-9 34 26 ENGINE NUMBER 9 –•– Wilson Pickett (Atantic)-13 35 38 I’M NOT MY BROTHER’S KEEPER –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-10 36 39 DO IT –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-7 37 41 BORDER SONG / YOU AND ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 38 49 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-4 39 67 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-2 40 48 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-4 OFF THE CHARTS 43 25 SEE ME, FEEL ME –•– The Who (Decca)-13 47 27 YELLOW RIVER –•– Christie (Epic)-23 48 37 HEED THE CALL –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-10 57 31 LET’S WORK TOGETHER –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-11 POWER PLAYS 41 56 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 42 44 IF YOU WERE MINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-12 43 25 SEE ME, FEEL ME –•– The Who (Decca)-13 44 46 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-6 45 50 GAMES –•– Redeye (Pentagram)-7 46 47 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-5 47 27 YELLOW RIVER –•– Christie (Epic)-23 48 37 HEED THE CALL –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-10 49 53 MORNING –•– Jim Ed Brown (RCA)-6 50 45 CHAINS AND THINGS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-8 NEW THIS WEEK 62 — STOP THE WAR NOW –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-1 80 — CHURCH STREET SOUL REVIVAL –•– Tommy James (Roulette)-1 81 — YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-1 86 — BRIDGET THE MIDGET (The Queen Of the Blues) –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-1 88 — THEY CAN’T TAKE AWAY OUR MUSIC –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-1 90 — ARE YOU MY WOMAN (Tell Me So) –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1 92 — (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-1 94 — GOD BLESS WHOEVER SENT YOU –•– The Originals (Soul)-1 99 — BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-3 100 — (I Can Feel Those Vibrations) THIS LOVE IS REAL –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 Compiled from national sales and CHR (Top 40) radio station airplay by Billboard Copyright © 1970 Billboard Publications