Billboard Hot 100 – 1970

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Billboard Magazine’s top 100 songs of 1970 were:

  1. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  2. Close To You – Carpenters
  3. American Woman – The Guess Who
  4. Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head – B.J. Thomas
  5. War – Edwin Starr
  6. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Diana Ross
  7. I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
  8. Get Ready – Rare Earth
  9. Let It Be – The Beatles
  10. Band Of Gold – Freda Payne
  11. Mama Told Me (Not To Come) – Three Dog Night
  12. Everything Is Beautiful – Ray Stevens
  13. Make It With You – Bread
  14. Hitchin’ A Ride – Vanity Fair
  15. ABC – Jackson 5
  16. Love You Save – Jackson 5
  17. Cracklin’ Rosie – Neil Diamond
  18. Candida – Tony Orlando & Dawn
  19. Thank You – Sly & The Family Stone
  20. Spill The Wine – Eric Burdon & War
  21. Ooh Child – Five Stairsteps & Cubie
  22. Spirit In The Sky – Norman Greenbaum
  23. Lay Down – Melanie With The Edwin Hawkins Singers
  24. Ball Of Confusion – The Temptations
  25. Love On A Two Way Street – Moments
  26. Which Way You Goin’ Billy – Poppy Family
  27. All Right Now – Free
  28. I Want You Back – Jackson 5
  29. Julie, Do Ya Love Me – Bobby Sherman
  30. Green-Eyed Lady – Sugarloaf
  31. Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
  32. Ride Captain Ride – Blues Image
  33. Venus – Shocking Blue
  34. Instant Karma (We All Shine On) – John Lennon
  35. Patches – Clarence Carter
  36. Lookin’ Out My Back Door – Creedence Clearwater Revival
  37. Rainy Night In Georgia – Brook Benton
  38. Something’s Burning – Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
  39. Give Me Just A Little More Time – Chairmen Of The Board
  40. Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) – Edison Lighthouse
  41. Long And Winding Road – The Beatles
  42. Snowbird – Anne Murray
  43. Reflections Of My Life – Marmalade
  44. Hey There Lonely Girl – Eddie Holman
  45. The Rapper – Jaggerz
  46. He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother – The Hollies
  47. Tighter Tighter – Alive & Kicking
  48. Come And Get It – Badfinger
  49. Cecilia – Simon & Garfunkel
  50. Love Land – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
  51. Turn Back The Hands Of Time – Tyrone Davis
  52. Lola – The Kinks
  53. In The Summertime – Mungo Jerry
  54. Indiana Wants Me – R Dean Taylor
  55. (I Know) I’m Losing You – Rare Earth
  56. Easy Come, Easy Go – Bobby Sherman
  57. Express Yourself – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
  58. Still Water – The Four Tops
  59. Make Me Smile – Chicago
  60. House Of The Rising Sun – Frijid Pink
  61. 25 Or 6 To 4 – Chicago
  62. My Baby Loves Lovin’ – White Plains
  63. Love Or Let Me Be Lonely – Friends Of Distinction
  64. United We Stand – Brotherhood Of Man
  65. We’ve Only Just Begun – Carpenters
  66. Arizona – Mark Lindsay
  67. Fire And Rain – James Taylor
  68. Groovy Situation – Gene Chandler
  69. Evil Ways – Santana
  70. No Time – The Guess Who
  71. Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time) – Delfonics
  72. Wonder Of You (Live) – Elvis Presley
  73. Up Around The Bend – Creedence Clearwater Revival
  74. (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) Why Can’t I Touch You? – Ronnie Dyson
  75. I Just Can’t Help Believing – B.J. Thomas
  76. It’s A Shame – Spinners
  77. For The Love Of Him – Bobbi Martin
  78. Mississippi Queen – Mountain
  79. I Want To Take You Higher – Ike & Tina Turner
  80. The Letter – Joe Cocker
  81. Ma Belle Amie – Tee Set
  82. The Bells – Originals
  83. Yellow River – Christie
  84. Somebody’s Been Sleeping – 100 Proof Aged In Soul
  85. Vehicle – Ides Of March
  86. Gimme Dat Ding – Pipkins
  87. Lay A Little Lovin’ On Me – Robin McNamara
  88. Up The Ladder To The Roof – The Supremes
  89. Travelin’ Band – Creedence Clearwater Revival
  90. Come Saturday Morning – Sandpipers
  91. Psychedelic Shack – The Temptations
  92. Without Love (There Is Nothing) – Tom Jones
  93. Are You Ready – Pacific Gas & Electric
  94. Woodstock – Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young
  95. I’ll Never Fall In Love Again – Dionne Warwick
  96. Look What They’ve Done To My Song, Ma – New Seekers
  97. Walk A Mile In My Shoes – Joe South
  98. The Thrill Is Gone – BB King
  99. It’s Only Make Believe – Glen Campbell
  100. Call Me – Aretha Franklin

Next week… 1971!

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