US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 10th, 1970


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 10th, 1970.

You can view the entire 1970 chart here.

Check out the top 100 artists of 1970 here.

Check out the top 100 songs of 1970 here.

US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 10TH, 1970

#1
CRACKLIN’ ROSIE
Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond - Cracklin Rosie record cover

TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 4 CRACKLIN’ ROSIE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8 (1 week at #1)
2 6 I’LL BE THERE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4
3 3 CANDIDA –•– Dawn (Bell)-12
4 1 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-10
5 10 ALL RIGHT NOW –•– Free (A&M)-9
6 5 JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-11
7 2 LOOKIN’ OUT MY BACK DOOR / LONG AS I CAN SEE THE LIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10
8 16 GREEN-EYED LADY –•– Sugarloaf (Liberty)-9
9 18 WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-5
10 7 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-11

11 8 SNOWBIRD –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-13
12 9 WAR –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-14
13 28 LOLA –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-7
14 14 EXPRESS YOURSELF –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-9
15 15 IT’S A SHAME –•– The Spinners (V.I.P.)-12
16 11 PATCHES –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-13
17 30 FIRE AND RAIN –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-5
18 24 OUT IN THE COUNTRY –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7
19 20 STILL WATER (Love) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7
20 25 LOOK WHAT THEY’VE DONE TO MY SONG MA –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-6

21 21 JOANNE –•– Michael Nesmith and the First National Band (RCA)-10
22 23 INDIANA WANTS ME –•– R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)-6
23 12 GROOVY SITUATION –•– Gene Chandler (Mercury)-14
24 32 IT’S ONLY MAKE BELEIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6
25 26 LONG LONG TIME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-9
26 17 25 OR 6 TO 4 –•– Chicago (Columbia)-12
27 27 CLOSER TO HOME –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-9
28 13 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-10
29 34 EL CONDOR PASA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5
30 33 THAT’S WHERE I WENT WRONG –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-10

31 37 SOMEBODY’S BEEN SLEEPING –•– 100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax)-6
32 29 RUBBER DUCKIE –•– Ernie (Columbia)-9
33 19 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8
34 22 NEANDERTHAL MAN –•– Hotlegs (Capitol)-8
35 47 OUR HOUSE –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-4
36 53 IT DON’T MATTER TO ME –•– Bread (Elektra)-3
37 62 LUCRETIA MAC EVIL –•– Blood, Sweat, and Tears (Columbia)-2
38 39 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– Five Flights Up (TA)-8
39 43 DEEPER AND DEEPER –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-5
40 40 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-7

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 10TH, 1970

57 31 (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-17
61 36 SPILL THE WINE –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-21

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 10TH, 1970

41 52 GOD, LOVE, AND ROCK AND ROLL –•– Teagarden and Van Winkle (Westbound)-4
42 42 I STAND ACCUSED –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-7
43 70 UNGENA ZA ULIMWENGU (Unite the World) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2
44 41 SOLITARY MAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-24
45 50 AS THE YEARS GO BY –•– Mashmakhan (Epic)-8
46 57 GYPSY WOMAN –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-6
47 65 MONTEGO BAY –•– Bobby Bloom (MGM / L&R)-5
48 44 IF I DIDN’T CARE –•– The Moments (Stang)-8
49 49 WE CAN MAKE MUSIC –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5
50 51 YELLOW RIVER –•– Christie (Epic)-13

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 10TH, 1970

62 — CRY ME A RIVER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1
75 — I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-1
84 — LET’S WORK TOGETHER –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-1
85 — TIME WAITS FOR NO ONE –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-1
86 — AMERICA / STANDING (Medley) / BECAUSE I LOVE YOU –•– The Five Stairsteps (Buddah)-1
90 — DREAMS –•– Buddy Miles (Mercury)-1
92 — UP ON THE ROOF –•– Laura Nyro (Columbia)-1
95 — FATHER COME ON HOME –•– Pacific Gas and Electric (Columbia)-1
96 — TIME TO KILL –•– The Band (Capitol)-1
99 — I’M BETTER OFF WITHOUT YOU –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-1
100 — LISTEN HERE –•– Brian Auger and the Trinity (RCA)-1