US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 31st, 1970


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 31st, 1970.

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US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 31ST, 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)-7 (3 weeks at #1)
2 4 WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-8
3 6 FIRE AND RAIN –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-8
4 2 CRACKLIN’ ROSIE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-11
5 3 GREEN-EYED LADY –•– Sugarloaf (Liberty)-12
6 5 ALL RIGHT NOW –•– Free (A&M)-12
7 8 INDIANA WANTS ME –•– R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)-9
8 7 CANDIDA –•– Dawn (Bell)-15
9 9 LOLA –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-10
10 17 IT’S ONLY MAKE BELEIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-9

11 11 STILL WATER (Love) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-10
12 13 EXPRESS YOURSELF –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-12
13 14 SOMEBODY’S BEEN SLEEPING –•– 100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax)-9
14 16 LOOK WHAT THEY’VE DONE TO MY SONG MA –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-9
15 23 IT DON’T MATTER TO ME –•– Bread (Elektra)-6
16 10 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-13
17 41 I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-4
18 20 EL CONDOR PASA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8
19 28 CRY ME A RIVER –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-4
20 25 SUPER BAD (Parts 1 and 2) –•– James Brown (King)-5

21 15 OUT IN THE COUNTRY –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10
22 26 GOD, LOVE, AND ROCK AND ROLL –•– Teagarden and Van Winkle (Westbound)-7
23 12 JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-14
24 34 DEEPER AND DEEPER –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-8
25 29 ENGINE NUMBER 9 –•– Wilson Pickett (Atantic)-6
26 27 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-10
27 45 THE TEARS OF A CLOWN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3
28 31 SEE ME, FEEL ME –•– The Who (Decca)-6
29 36 MONTEGO BAY –•– Bobby Bloom (MGM / L&R)-8
30 32 OUR HOUSE –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-7

31 33 LUCRETIA MAC EVIL –•– Blood, Sweat, and Tears (Columbia)-5
32 21 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-14
33 35 UNGENA ZA ULIMWENGU (Unite the World) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5
34 18 SNOWBIRD –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-16
35 39 GYPSY WOMAN –•– Brian Hyland (Uni)-9
36 19 LOOKIN’ OUT MY BACK DOOR / LONG AS I CAN SEE THE LIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-13
37 40 YELLOW RIVER –•– Christie (Epic)-16
38 37 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– Five Flights Up (TA)-11
39 43 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Dionne Warwick (Sceptor)-5
40 49 HEAVEN HELP US ALL –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 31ST, 1970

43 38 THAT’S WHERE I WENT WRONG –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-13
44 24 IT’S A SHAME –•– The Spinners (V.I.P.)-15
45 22 CLOSER TO HOME –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-12
47 30 LONG LONG TIME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-12

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 31ST, 1970

41 47 FOR THE GOOD TIMES –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-10
42 42 AS THE YEARS GO BY –•– Mashmakhan (Epic)-11
46 50 I AM SOMEBODY (Part 2) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-3
48 48 I DO TAKE YOU –•– The Three Degrees (Roulette)-8
49 74 YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME / PATCH IT UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-2
50 58 HEED THE CALL –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-3

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 31ST, 1970

79 — NO MATTER WHAT –•– Badfinger (Apple)-1
85 — I JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MYSELF –•– Gary Puckett (Columbia)-1
88 — BIG LEG WOMAN (With a Short Short Mini Skirt) –•– Israel “Popper Stopper” Tolbert (Warren)-1
93 — THANK GOD AND GREYHOUND –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-1
95 — STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1
96 — THAT’S THE WAY I WANT OUR LOVE –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage)-1
97 — AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-1
98 — CHAINS AND THINGS –•– B.B. King (ABC)-1
99 — SPIRIT IN THE SKY –•– Dorothy Morrison (Buddah)-1
100 — ONE LIGHT TWO LIGHTS –•– The Satisfactions (Lionel)-1