US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 24th, 1970


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 24th, 1970.

You can view the entire 1970 chart here.

Check out the top 100 artists of 1970 here.

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US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 24TH, 1970

#1
I’LL BE THERE
Jackson 5

Jackson 5 - I'll Be There record cover

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

1 1 I’LL BE THERE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 CRACKLIN’ ROSIE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-10
3 3 GREEN-EYED LADY –•– Sugarloaf (Liberty)-11
4 5 WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-7
5 4 ALL RIGHT NOW –•– Free (A&M)-11
6 10 FIRE AND RAIN –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-7
7 6 CANDIDA –•– Dawn (Bell)-14
8 11 INDIANA WANTS ME –•– R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)-8
9 12 LOLA –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-9
10 7 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-12

11 18 STILL WATER (Love) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-9
12 9 JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-13
13 13 EXPRESS YOURSELF –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-11
14 28 SOMEBODY’S BEEN SLEEPING –•– 100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax)-8
15 15 OUT IN THE COUNTRY –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9
16 17 LOOK WHAT THEY’VE DONE TO MY SONG MA –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-8
17 20 IT’S ONLY MAKE BELEIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8
18 16 SNOWBIRD –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-15
19 8 LOOKIN’ OUT MY BACK DOOR / LONG AS I CAN SEE THE LIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-12
20 21 EL CONDOR PASA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-7

21 19 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-13
22 23 CLOSER TO HOME –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-11
23 31 IT DON’T MATTER TO ME –•– Bread (Elektra)-5
24 14 IT’S A SHAME –•– The Spinners (V.I.P.)-14
25 34 SUPER BAD (Parts 1 and 2) –•– James Brown (King)-4
26 30 GOD, LOVE, AND ROCK AND ROLL –•– Teagarden and Van Winkle (Westbound)-6
27 35 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-9
28 46 CRY ME A RIVER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-3
29 45 ENGINE NUMBER 9 –•– Wilson Pickett (Atantic)-5
30 25 LONG LONG TIME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-11

31 39 SEE ME, FEEL ME –•– The Who (Decca)-5
32 32 OUR HOUSE –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-6
33 33 LUCRETIA MAC EVIL –•– Blood, Sweat, and Tears (Columbia)-4
34 36 DEEPER AND DEEPER –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-7
35 38 UNGENA ZA ULIMWENGU (Unite the World) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4
36 40 MONTEGO BAY –•– Bobby Bloom (MGM / L&R)-7
37 37 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– Five Flights Up (TA)-10
38 29 THAT’S WHERE I WENT WRONG –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-12
39 41 GYPSY WOMAN –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-8
40 42 YELLOW RIVER –•– Christie (Epic)-15

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 24TH, 1970

44 27 JOANNE –•– Michael Nesmith and the First National Band (RCA)-12

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 24TH, 1970

41 60 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-3
42 43 AS THE YEARS GO BY –•– Mashmakhan (Epic)-10
43 47 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Dionne Warwick (Sceptor)-4
45 68 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-2
46 44 I STAND ACCUSED –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-9
47 48 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-9
48 51 I DO TAKE YOU –•– The Three Degrees (Roulette)-7
49 78 HEAVEN HELP US ALL –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-2
50 77 I AM SOMEBODY (Part 2) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-2

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 24TH, 1970

73 — SHARE THE LAND –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1
74 — YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME / PATCH IT UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1
81 — ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-1
82 — EASY RIDER (Let the Wind Pay the Way) –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-1
83 — (Don’t Try To Lay No Boogie Woogie On the) “KING OF ROCK AND ROLL” –•– Crow (Amaret)-1
87 — I NEED HELP (I Can’t Do It Alone) (Part 1) –•– Bobby Byrd (King)-1
89 — I CAN’T BELIEVE THAT YOU’VE STOPPED LOVING ME –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1
91 — GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-1
92 — RUN, WOMAN, RUN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-1
97 — FIFTEEN YEARS AGO –•– Conway Twitty (Decca)-1
98 — WHERE DID ALL THE GOOD TIMES GO –•– Dennis Yost and the Classics IV (Liberty)-1
99 — STAND BY ME –•– David and Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-1
100 — ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Neil Young (Reprise)-1