RECORD WORLD 1970

25 or 6 to 4 - Chicago (#6)
5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years of Love) - The Presidents (#6)
ABC - The Jackson 5 (#1)

Add Some Music To Your Day - Beach Boys (#39)
After Midnight - Eric Clapton (#16)
Ain't It Funky Now (Part 1) - James Brown (#36)
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross (#1)
Airport Love Theme (Gwen & Vern) - Vincent Bell & Orchestra (#28)
All I Have To Do Is Dream - Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell (#29)
All Right Now - Free (#4)
Always Something There to Remind Me - R.B. Greaves (#20)
America Communicate With Me - Ray Stevens (#27)
American Woman / No Sugar Tonight - The Guess Who (#1)
And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind - Mark Lindsay (#37)
Are You Ready? - Pacific Gas & Electric (#10)
Arizona - Mark Lindsay (#9)

As the Years Go By - Mashmakhan (#26)
Baby Hold On - The Grass Roots (#26)
Baby Take Me in Your Arms - Jefferson (#19)
Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today) - The Temptations (#2)
Band of Gold - Freda Payne (#1)

Be My Baby - Andy Kim (#11)
The Bells - The Originals (#15)
Big Yellow Taxi - The Neighborhood (#26)
Black Magic Woman - Santana (#3)
Blowing Away - The 5th Dimension (#12)
Border Song (Holy Moses) - Aretha Franklin (#23)
The Boys In The Band - The Boys In The Band (#38)
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Lenny Welch (#29)
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel (#1)
Brother Rapp (Parts 1 & 2) - James Brown (#24)
California Girl - Eddie Floyd (#40)
Call Me - Aretha Franklin (#14)
Can't Stop Loving You - Tom Jones (#15)
Candida - Dawn (#2)
Canned Ham - Norman Greenbaum (#30)
Cecilia - Simon & Garfunkel (#1)
Celebrate - Three Dog Night (#11)
Chains And Things - B.B. King (#39)
Check Out Your Mind - The Impressions (#27)
Closer to Home - Grand Funk Railroad (#28)
Cold Turkey - John Lennon &  The Plastic Ono Band (#26)
Come And Get It - Badfinger (#3)
Come On And Say It - Grass Roots (#37)
Come Running - Van Morrison (#33)
Come Saturday Morning - The Sandpipers (#15)
Come To Me - Tommy James & The Shondells (#34)
Cracklin' Rosie - Neil Diamond (#1)
Cry Me A River - Joe Cocker (#7)

Cupid - Johnny Nash (#35)
Daughter of Darkness - Tom Jones (#10)
Deeper and Deeper - Freda Payne (#18)
Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) - The Delfonics (#9)
Do It - Neil Diamond (#30)
Do the Funky Chicken - Rufus Thomas (#28)
Do What You Wanna Do - Five Flights Up (#25)
Do You See My Love (for You Growing) - Jr. Walker & The All-Stars (#29)
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? - Chicago (#6)
Don't Cry Daddy / Rubberneckin' - Elvis Presley (#5)

Don't It Make You Want To Go Home - Brook Benton (#34)
Don't Play That Song (You Lied) - Aretha Franklin (#7)
Don't Stop Now / Since I Didn't Have You - Eddie Holman (#32)
Don't Try To Lay No Boogie Woogie On The King Of Rock & Roll - Crow (#35)
Early in the Morning - Vanity Fare (#9)
Easy Come, Easy Go - Bobby Sherman (#5)

El Condor Pasa - Simon & Garfunkel (#13)
The End of Our Road - Marvin Gaye (#30)
Engine Number 9 - Wilson Pickett (#13)
Everybody's Got the Right to Love - The Supremes (#13)
Everybody's Out of Town - B.J. Thomas (#15)
Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Stevens (#2)
Everything's Tuesday - Chairmen of the Board (#40)
Evil Ways - Santana (#10)
Evil Woman Don't Play Your Games With Me - Crow (#18)
Express Yourself - Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (#13)
Fancy - Bobbie Gentry (#37)
Fire and Rain - James Taylor (#3)
For the Love of Him - Bobbi Martin (#8)

Get Ready - Rare Earth (#3)
Get Up I Feel Like Being Like a Sex Machine (Part 1) - James Brown (#17)
Gimme Dat Ding - The Pipkins (#8)
Give Me Just a Little More Time - Chairmen of the Board (#8)
Glory Glory - Rascals (#38)
Go Back - Crabby Appleton (#21)
God, Love and Rock & Roll - Teegarden & Van Winkle (#16)
Gotta Get Back To You - Tommy James & The Shondells (#25)
Gotta Hold on to This Feeling - Jr. Walker & The All-Stars (#14)
Green-Eyed Lady - Sugarloaf (#3)
Groovy Situation - Gene Chandler (#10)
Gypsy Woman - Brian Hyland (#3)

Hand Me Down World - The Guess Who (#14)
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother - Neil Diamond (#13)
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother - The Hollies (#8)
Heaven Help Us All - Stevie Wonder (#8)

Heed the Call - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition (#20)
Hey Lawdy Mama - Steppenwolf (#24)
Hey, Mister Sun - Bobby Sherman (#22)
Hey There Lonely Girl - Eddie Holman (#2)
Hi-De-Ho - Blood, Sweat & Tears (#8)
Hitchin' a Ride - Vanity Fare (#3)

Hold On - Rascals (#27)
Honey Come Back - Glen Campbell (#10)
The House Of the Rising Sun - Frijid Pink (#5)

How Can I Forget - Marvin Gaye (#27)
Hum A Song (From Your Heart) - Lulu (#40)
Humming Bird - B.B. King (#31)
I Am Somebody (Part 2) - Johnnie Taylor (#34)
I Don't Wanna Cry - Ronnie Dyson (#38)
I Just Can't Help Believing - B.J. Thomas (#12)
(I Know) I'm Losing You - Rare Earth (#6)
I Stand Accused - Isaac Hayes (#29)
I Think I Love You - The Partridge Family (#1)
I Want to Take You Higher - Sly & The Family Stone (#38)
I Want You Back - The Jackson 5 (#2)
I (Who Have Nothing) - Tom Jones (#10)

I'll Be Right Here - Tyrone Davis (#28)
I'll Be There - The Jackson 5 (#1)
I'll Never Fall in Love Again - Dionne Warwick (#7)

I'm Not My Brother's Keeper - The Flaming Ember (#21)
I've Gotta Make You Love Me - Steam (#31)
I've Lost You / Next Step Is Love - Elvis Presley (#14)
If I Didn't Care - The Moments (#40)
If I Were a Carpenter - Johnny Cash & June Carter (#26)
(If You Let Me Make Love to You Then) Why Can't I Touch You? - Ronnie Dyson (#7)
If You Were Mine - Ray Charles (#40)
In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry (#1)
Indiana Wants Me - R. Dean Taylor (#2)
Instant Karma (We All Shine On) - John Ono Lennon (#3)

Into The Mystic - Johnny Rivers (#38)
It Don't Matter to Me - Bread (#6)
It's a New Day (Parts 1 & 2) - James Brown (#26)
It's a Shame - Spinners (#17)
It's All in the Game - Four Tops (#16)
It's Only Make Believe - Glen Campbell (#8)
Jam Up and Jelly Tight - Tommy Roe (#4)

Jennifer Tomkins - Street People (#38)
Jingle Jangle - The Archies (#4)
Joanne - Michael Nesmith & The First National Band (#13)
Julie, Do Ya Love Me - Bobby Sherman (#1)
Kentucky Rain - Elvis Presley (#12)
La La La (If I Had You) - Bobby Sherman (#8)
Lay A Little Lovin' On Me - Robin McNamara (#6)
Lay Down (Candles in the Rain) - Melanie with The Edwin Hawkins Singers (#4)
Let It Be - The Beatles (#1)

Let Me Go to Him - Dionne Warwick (#25)
Let's Give Adam And Eve Another Chance - Gary Puckett (#33)
Let's Work Together - Canned Heat (#17)
Let's Work Together (Part 1) - Wilbert Harrison (#29)
The Letter - Joe Cocker with Leon Russell (#7)
Little Green Bag - George Baker Selection (#17)
Lola - The Kinks (#7)
The Long and Winding Road / For You Blue - The Beatles (#1)

Long Lonesome Highway - Michael Parks (#13)
Long Long Time - Linda Ronstadt (#21)
Look What They've Done to My Song, Ma - The New Seekers (#8)
Lookin' Out My Back Door / Long As I Can See The Light- Creedence Clearwater Revival (#1)

Love Bones - Johnnie Taylor (#39)
Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse (#4)
Love Land - Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (#14)
Love on a Two-Way Street - The Moments (#3)
Love or Let Me Be Lonely - The Friends of Distinction (#5)
The Love You Save - The Jackson 5 (#1)

Lucretia MacEvil - Blood, Sweat &Tears (#17)
Ma Belle Amie - The Tee Set (#4)
Make It Easy on Yourself - Dionne Warwick (#27)
Make It With You - Bread (#1)
Make Me Smile - Chicago (#13)
Mama Told Me (Not to Come) - Three Dog Night (#1)
Maybe - The Three Degrees (#15)
Midnight Cowboy - Ferrante & Teicher (#10)
Mighty Joe - Shocking Blue (#27)
Miss America - Mark Lindsay (#39)
Mississippi - John Phillips (#34)
Mississippi Queen - Mountain (#25)
Mongoose - Elephant's Memory (#40)
Montego Bay - Bobby Bloom (#8)
Monster - Steppenwolf (#24)
My Baby Loves Lovin' - White Plains (#21)
My Elusive Dreams - Bobby Vinton (#39)
My Marie - Engelbert Humperdinck (#24)
My Sweet Lord / Isn't It A Pity - George Harrison (#1)
My Woman, My Woman, My Wife - Marty Robbins (#39)
Neanderthal Man - Hotlegs (#11)
Never Had a Dream Come True - Stevie Wonder (#18)
New World Coming - Mama Cass Elliot (#24)
No Matter What - Badfinger (#4)
No Time - The Guess Who (#3)
O-o-h Child - The Five Stairsteps (#4)
Oh Happy Day - Glen Campbell  ( ??? Error * )
Oh Me, Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby) - Lulu (#17)
Oh What A Day - Dells (#36)
Ohio - Crosby, Stills, Nash &Young (#13)
One Less Bell to Answer - The 5th Dimension (#2)
One Tin Soldier - The Original Caste (#38)
Only Love Can Break Your Heart - Neil Young (#14)
Only You Know And I Know - Dave Mason (#33)
Our House - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (#20)
Out In the Country - Three Dog Night (#14)
Overture from Tommy (A Rock Opera) - The Assembled Multitude (#22)
Paper Mache - Dionne Warwick (#32)
Patches - Clarence Carter (#2)
Peace Will Come (According to Plan) - Melanie (#22)
Pearl - Tommy Roe (#30)
Point It Out - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (#32)
Psychedelic Shack - The Temptations (#6)
Puppet Man - The 5th Dimension (#19)
Question - The Moody Blues (#19)
Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head - B.J. Thomas (#1)
Rainy Night In Georgia - Brook Benton (#2)
The Rapper - The Jaggerz (#1)
Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand) - Diana Ross (#9)
Reflections of My Life - The Marmalade (#7)
Ride Captain Ride - Blues Image (#5)

Riki Tiki Tavi - Donovan (#35)
Rubber Duckie - Ernie (Jim Henson) (#11)
Save the Country - The 5th Dimension (#18)
Screaming Night Hog - Steppenwolf (#38)
See Me, Feel Me - The Who (#9)
The Seeker - The Who (#30)
Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong - Whispers (#38)
Share the Land - The Guess Who (#9)
She - Tommy James & The Shondells (#18)
She Belongs to Me - Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band (#23)
She Came in Through the Bathroom Window - Joe Cocker (#32)
Shilo - Neil Diamond (#25)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours - Stevie Wonder (#1)
Silver Bird - Mark Lindsay (#22)
The Sly, Slick, and the Wicked - The Lost Generation (#10)
Soul Shake - Delaney & Bonnie & Friends (#31)
Snowbird - Anne Murray (#4)
So Close - Jake Holmes (#27)
So Much Love - Faith Hope & Charity (#35)

Solitary Man - Neil Diamond (#16)
Something's Burning - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition (#7)
A Song of Joy (Himno A La Alegria) - Miguel Rios (#10)

Soolaimon (African Trilogy II) - Neil Diamond (#24)
Somebody's Been Sleeping - 100 Proof (Aged In Soul) (#6)
Spill the Wine - Eric Burdon & War (#1)

Spirit in the Dark - Aretha Franklin (#20)
Spirit in the Sky - Norman Greenbaum (#1)
Stand By Your Man - Candi Staton (#13)
Steal Away - Johnnie Taylor (#27)
Stir It Up And Serve It - Tommy Roe (#27)
Still Water (Love) - Four Tops (#8)
Stoned Love - The Supremes (#5)
Sugar Sugar - Wilson Pickett (#15)
Summertime Blues - The Who (#14)
Sunshine - Archies (#17)
Super Bad (Parts 1 & 2) - James Brown (#9)
Sweetheart - Engelbert Humperdinck (#35)
Take A Look Around - Smith (#26)
Teach Your Children - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (#16)
The Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (#2)
Tell It All Brother - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition (#12)
Temma Harbour - Mary Hopkin (#40)
Tennessee Bird Walk - Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan (#16)
Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) / Everybody Is A Star- Sly & The Family Stone (#1)
That's Where I Went Wrong - Poppy Family (featuring Susan Jacks) (#26)
(They Long to Be) Close to You - Carpenters (#1)
The Thrill Is Gone - B.B. King (#13)
Tighter, Tighter - Alive and Kicking (#3)
Travelin' Band / Who'll Stop The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival (#2)
Turn Back the Hands of Time - Tyrone Davis (#1)

Ugena Za Ulimwengu (Unite the World) - The Temptations (#31)
United We Stand - The Brotherhood of Man (#13)
Until It's Time For You To Go - Neil Diamond (#40)
Up Around the Bend / Run Through The Jungle- Creedence Clearwater Revival (#2)
Up on Cripple Creek - The Band (#27)
Up the Ladder to the Roof - The Supremes (#7)
Vehicle - The Ides of March (#3)
Venus - The Shocking Blue (#1)

Viva Tirado (Part 1) - El Chicano (#31)
Walk A Mile in My Shoes - Joe South &The Believers (#11)
Walkin' In the Rain - Jay & The Americans (#10)
Walking Through The Country - Grass Roots (#27)
War - Edwin Starr (#1)
We Can Make Music - Tommy Roe (#37)
We've Only Just Begun - Carpenters (#1)
Westbound #9 - The Flaming Ember (#24)
What Is Truth? - Johnny Cash (#15)
When Julie Comes Around - Cuff Links (#24)
When We Get Married - Intruders (#39)
When You Get Right Down To It - Delfonics (#38)
Which Way You Goin' Billy? - Poppy Family (#2)
Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin (#4)

Who's Your Baby - The Archies (#25)
Wigwam - Bob Dylan (#34)
Winter World of Love - Engelbert Humperdinck (#14)
Without Love (There Is Nothing) - Tom Jones (#3)
The Wonder of You - Elvis Presley (#4)

Wonderful World, Beautiful People - Jimmy Cliff (#18)
Woodstock - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (#10)
Yellow River - Christie (#20)
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me / Patch It Up - Elvis Presley (#7)
You Make Me Real - Doors (#28)
You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You) - Gladys Knight & The Pips (#31)
You're the One (Part 1) - Little Sister (#20)
(You've Got Me) Dangling on a String - Chairmen of the Board (#31)


*  Oh Happy Day - Glen Campbell -  This song made both the Cash Box & Billboard Top 40. My source  book omits it altogether. I would think that it was omitted in error and so for now peak position is  unknown. My preliminary findings do suggest a Top 40 position.

So Much Love - Faith Hope & Charity - This song was added to the 1970 hitlist upon the verification of a #35 peak. Special Thanks to Jempi L. for providing the needed info. Updated 12/27/04.



BOLDFACE BLACK = TOP TEN  
BOLDFACE BLUE = DID NOT CHART BB TOP 40 (Top 40 hit in RW & CB)
BOLDFACE RED = CHARTED EXCLUSIVELY IN THE RW TOP 40 (Sans BB-CB)
RECORD WORLD TOP FORTY 1970
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