US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 3rd, 1970


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 3rd, 1970.

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US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 3RD, 1970

#1
AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH
Diana Ross

Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough record cover

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

1 1 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9 (3 weeks at #1)
2 3 LOOKIN’ OUT MY BACK DOOR / LONG AS I CAN SEE THE LIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9
3 7 CANDIDA –•– Dawn (Bell)-11
4 6 CRACKLIN’ ROSIE –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7
5 5 JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-10
6 19 I’LL BE THERE –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-3
7 9 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-10
8 8 SNOWBIRD –•– Anne Murray (Capitol)-12
9 2 WAR –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-13
10 13 ALL RIGHT NOW –•– Free (A&M)-8

11 4 PATCHES –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-12
12 12 GROOVY SITUATION –•– Gene Chandler (Mercury)-13
13 11 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG –•– Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers (Atlantic)-9
14 25 EXPRESS YOURSELF –•– Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers)-8
15 24 IT’S A SHAME –•– The Spinners (V.I.P.)-11
16 18 GREEN-EYED LADY –•– Sugarloaf (Liberty)-8
17 10 25 OR 6 TO 4 –•– Chicago (Columbia)-11
18 42 WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-4
19 14 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7
20 39 STILL WATER (Love) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6

21 23 JOANNE –•– Michael Nesmith and the First National Band (RCA)-9
22 22 NEANDERTHAL MAN –•– Hotlegs (Capitol)-7
23 26 INDIANA WANTS ME –•– R. Dean Taylor (Rare Earth)-5
24 30 OUT IN THE COUNTRY –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6
25 33 LOOK WHAT THEY’VE DONE TO MY SONG MA –•– The New Seekers (Elektra)-5
26 27 LONG LONG TIME –•– Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-8
27 31 CLOSER TO HOME –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-8
28 29 LOLA –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-6
29 16 RUBBER DUCKIE –•– Ernie (Columbia)-8
30 40 FIRE AND RAIN –•– James Taylor (Warner Brothers)-4

31 17 (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-16
32 37 IT’S ONLY MAKE BELEIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5
33 35 THAT’S WHERE I WENT WRONG –•– The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks (London)-9
34 38 EL CONDOR PASA –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-4
35 15 IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Mungo Jerry (Janus)-13
36 21 SPILL THE WINE –•– Eric Burdon and War (MGM)-20
37 43 SOMEBODY’S BEEN SLEEPING –•– 100 Proof Aged In Soul (Hot Wax)-5
38 20 MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Bread (Elektra)-17
39 50 DO WHAT YOU WANNA DO –•– Five Flights Up (TA)-7
40 44 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-6

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 3RD, 1970

41 28 SOLITARY MAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-23
45 32 PEACE WILL COME (According To Plan) / STOP I DON’T WANNA’ HEAR IT ANYMORE –•– Melanie (Buddah)-7

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 3RD, 1970

41 28 SOLITARY MAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-23
42 46 I STAND ACCUSED –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6
43 58 DEEPER AND DEEPER –•– Freda Payne (Invictus)-4
44 45 IF I DIDN’T CARE –•– The Moments (Stang)-7
45 32 PEACE WILL COME (According To Plan) / STOP I DON’T WANNA’ HEAR IT ANYMORE –•– Melanie (Buddah)-7
46 49 SUNDAY MORNING COMING DOWN –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-6
47 59 OUR HOUSE –•– Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Atlantic)-3
48 47 SOUL SHAKE / FREE THE PEOPLE –•– Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (Atco)-12
49 57 WE CAN MAKE MUSIC –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-4
50 51 AS THE YEARS GO BY –•– Mashmakhan (Epic)-7

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 3RD, 1970

62 — LUCRETIA MAC EVIL –•– Blood, Sweat, and Tears (Columbia)-1
63 — SUPER BAD (Parts 1 and 2) –•– James Brown (King)-1
70 — UNGENA ZA ULIMWENGU (Unite the World) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1
81 — MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Dionne Warwick (Sceptor)-1
88 — FRESH AIR –•– Quicksilver Messenger Service (Capitol)-1
89 — WOODSTOCK –•– The Assembled Multitude (Atlantic)-1
90 — IF YOU WERE MINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-1
92 — PART TIME LOVE –•– Ann Peebles (Hi)-1
93 — YOU BETTER THINK TWICE –•– Poco (Epic)-1
95 — SO CLOSE –•– Jake Holmes (Polydor)-1
97 — LET ME BACK IN –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1
98 — DAY IS DONE –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-1
99 — 5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years Of Love) –•– The Presidents (Sussex)-1
100 — GOT TO BELEIVE IN LOVE –•– Robin McNamara (Steed)-1