US Top 40 Singles Week Ending May 9th, 1970


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending May 9th, 1970.

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US TOP 40 – MAY 9TH, 1970

#1
AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT
The Guess Who

TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 AMERICAN WOMAN / NO SUGAR TONIGHT –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 1 ABC –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-9
3 2 LET IT BE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-8
4 9 VEHICLE –•– The Ides Of March (Warner Brothers)-7
5 3 SPIRIT IN THE SKY –•– Norman Greenbaum (Reprise)-11
6 6 LOVE OR LET ME BE LONELY –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-10
7 16 EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL –•– Ray Stevens (Barnaby)-6
8 5 INSTANT KARMA (We All Shine On) –•– John Ono Lennon (Apple)-11
9 10 TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-8
10 13 REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE –•– Marmalade (London)-9

11 15 WOODSTOCK –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-7
12 11 SOMETHING’S BURNING –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-13
13 30 UP AROUND THE BEND / RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3
14 19 CECELIA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5
15 17 FOR THE LOVE OF HIM –•– Bobbi Martin (United Artists)-9
16 20 LOVE ON A TWO WAY STREET –•– The Moments (Stang)-5
17 12 UP THE LADDER TO THE ROOF –•– The Supremes (Motown)-10
18 8 COME AND GET IT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-14
19 24 GET READY –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-9
20 28 WHAT IS TRUTH –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-5

21 14 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-14
22 7 LOVE GROWS (Where My Rosemary Goes) –•– Edison Lighthouse (Bell)-12
23 32 WHICH WAY YOU GOIN’ BILLY –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-7
24 18 EASY COME, EASY GO –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-14
25 35 MAKE ME SMILE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-6
26 41 THE LETTER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-4
27 29 LITTLE GREEN BAG –•– The George Baker Selection (Colossus)-8
28 23 TENNESSEE BIRDWALK –•– Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan (Wayside)-11
29 26 EVERYBODY’S OUT OF TOWN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7
30 37 REACH OUT AND TOUCH (Somebody’s Hand) –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-3

31 49 DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-2
32 34 AIRPORT LOVE THEME (Gwen and Vern) –•– Vincent Bell (Decca)-5
33 31 LONG LONESOME HIGHWAY –•– Michael Parks (MGM)-11
34 38 PUPPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-4
35 36 VIVA TIRADO (Part 1) –•– El Chicano (Kapp)-5
36 40 COME SATURDAY MORNING –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-5
37 33 SHILO –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-14
38 43 HEY LAWDY MAMA –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-5
39 48 LET ME GO TO HIM –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4
40 42 OH HAPPY DAY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5

THIS WEEK’S DROP – MAY 9TH, 1970

41 21 THE BELLS –•– The Originals (Soul)-14
45 25 YOU NEED LOVE LIKE I DO (Don’t You) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8
46 22 YOU’RE THE ONE –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-11
49 39 COME RUNNING –•– Van Morrison (Warner Brothers)-6

POWER PLAYS – MAY 9TH, 1970

42 46 HITCHIN’ A RIDE –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-8
43 44 THE GIRLS’ SONG –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6
44 45 MISS AMERICA –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6
47 63 THE SEEKER –•– The Who (Decca)-4
48 53 DON’T STOP NOW / SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU –•– Eddie Holman (ABC)-6
50 51 CHICKEN STRUT –•– The Meters (Josie)-6

NEW THIS WEEK – MAY 9TH, 1970

79 — BABY HOLD ON –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1
85 — RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE –•– Blues Image (Atco)-1
86 — GO BACK –•– Crabby Appleton (Elektra)-1
90 — INTO THE MYSTIC –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1
91 — BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Little Milton (Checker)-1
92 — I CALL MY BABY CANDY –•– The Jaggerz (Kama Sutra)-1
93 — TOBACCO ROAD –•– Jamul (Lizard)-1
94 — PATCH OF BLUE –•– Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons (Philips)-1
95 — IF YOU DO BELIEVE IN LOVE –•– The Tee Set (Colossus)-1
96 — SWEET FEELING –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-1
99 — SHE DIDN’T KNOW (She Kept On Talking) –•– Dee Dee Warwick with the Dixie Flyers (Atco)-1
100 — AND MY HEART SANG (Tra La La) –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Top and Bottom)-1