US Top 40 Singles Week Ending May 2nd, 1970


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending May 2nd, 1970.

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Check out the top 100 songs of 1970 here.

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US TOP 40 – MAY 2ND, 1970

#1
ABC
Jackson 5

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 ABC –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-8 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-7
3 3 SPIRIT IN THE SKY –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-10
4 5 AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7
5 4 INSTANT KARMA (We All Shine On) –•– John Ono Lennon (Apple)-10
6 8 LOVE OR LET ME BE LONELY –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-9
7 6 LOVE GROWS (Where My Rosemary Goes) –•– Edison Lighthouse (Bell)-11
8 7 COME AND GET IT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-13
9 19 VEHICLE –•– The Ides Of March (Warner Brothers)-6
10 10 TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-7

11 12 SOMETHING’S BURNING –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-12
12 11 UP THE LADDER TO THE ROOF –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9
13 14 REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE –•– Marmalade (London)-8
14 9 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-13
15 16 WOODSTOCK –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-6
16 21 EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-5
17 18 FOR THE LOVE OF HIM –•– Bobbi Martin (United Artists)-8
18 13 EASY COME, EASY GO –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-13
19 27 CECELIA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-4
20 33 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-4

21 17 THE BELLS –•– The Originals (Soul)-13
22 22 YOU’RE THE ONE –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-10
23 23 TENNESSEE BIRDWALK –•– Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan (Wayside)-10
24 32 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-8
25 28 YOU NEED LOVE LIKE I DO (Don’t You) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7
26 26 EVERYBODY’S OUT OF TOWN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6
27 15 HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN –•– Frijid Pink (Parrot)-13
28 31 WHAT IS TRUTH –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-4
29 34 LITTLE GREEN BAG –•– The George Baker Selection (Colossus)-7
30 48 UP AROUND THE BEND / RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-2

31 20 LONG LONESOME HIGHWAY –•– Michael Parks (MGM)-10
32 38 WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-6
33 24 SHILO –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-13
34 35 AIRPORT LOVE THEME (Gwen and Vern) –•– Vincent Bell (Decca)-4
35 40 MAKE ME SMILE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-5
36 54 VIVA TIRADO (Part 1) –•– El Chicano (Kapp)-4
37 49 REACH OUT AND TOUCH (Somebody’s Hand) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-2
38 56 PUPPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-3
39 39 COME RUNNING –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-5
40 41 COME SATURDAY MORNING –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-4

THIS WEEK’S DROP – MAY 2ND, 1970

No drops for the week

POWER PLAYS – MAY 2ND, 1970

41 46 THE LETTER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-3
42 43 OH HAPPY DAY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4
43 52 HEY LAWDY MAMA –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-4
44 44 THE GIRLS’ SONG –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5
45 47 MISS AMERICA –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5
46 53 HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-7
47 45 CALIFORNIA GIRL –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-11
48 58 LET ME GO TO HIM –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3
49 — DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1
50 55 YOU MAKE ME REAL / ROADHOUSE BLUES –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4

NEW THIS WEEK – MAY 2ND, 1970

49 — DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1
68 — SOOLAIMON (African Trilogy II) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1
77 — BROTHER RAPP (Parts 1 and 2) –•– James Brown (King)-1
80 — GROVER HENSON FEELS FORGOTTEN –•– Bill Cosby (Uni)-1
86 — (You’ve Got Me) DANGLING ON A STRING –•– The Chairmen of the Board (Invictus)-1
87 — THEM CHANGES –•– Buddy Miles and the Freedom Express (Mercury)-1
88 — MISSISSIPPI QUEEN –•– Mountain (Windfall)-3
91 — LUCIFER –•– The Bob Segar System (Capitol)-3
93 — DARKNESS, DARKNESS –•– The Youngblods (RCA)-1
94 — QUESTION –•– The Moody Blues (Threshold)-1
98 — LOVE LIKE A MAN –•– Ten Years After (Deram)-1
99 — CHECK YOURSELF –•– The Italian Asphalt and Pavement Company (Colossus)-1
100 — DARLING DEAR / POINT IT OUT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9