AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 70’S- TOP 100 OF 1970

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American Top 40 -The 70’s- Top 100 of 1970. This week no Casey on 70’s on 7 they are doing some lame listeners countdown of the Top 300 1970’s songs- so I went back to 1970- and the Top 100 chart hits for that year.

1Bridge Over Troubled WaterSimon & Garfunkel A+
2(They Long to Be) Close to YouThe Carpenters A
3American WomanThe Guess Who A-
4Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My HeadB.J. Thomas B
5WarEdwin Starr A
6Ain’t No Mountain High EnoughDiana Ross B+
7I’ll Be ThereThe Jackson 5 A
8Get ReadyRare Earth B-
9Let It BeThe Beatles A+
10Band of GoldFreda Payne A
11Mama Told Me (Not to Come)Three Dog Night A
12Everything Is BeautifulRay Stevens D
13Make It with YouBread A-
14Hitchin’ a RideVanity Fare A
15ABCThe Jackson 5 A
16The Love You SaveThe Jackson 5 A
17Cracklin’ RosieNeil Diamond A
18CandidaDawn C
19Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)Sly & the Family Stone A+
20Spill the WineEric Burdon & War A
21O-o-h ChildFive Stairsteps A
22Spirit in the SkyNorman Greenbaum A
23Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)Melanie B-
24Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today)The Temptations A
25Love on a Two-Way StreetThe Moments A-
26Which Way You Goin’ Billy?The Poppy Family C
27All Right NowFree A
28I Want You BackThe Jackson 5 A+
29Julie, Do Ya Love MeBobby Sherman D
30Green-Eyed LadySugarloaf B
31Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m YoursStevie Wonder A
32Ride Captain RideBlues Image A
33VenusShocking Blue A
34Instant Karma!John Lennon A+
35PatchesClarence Carter A+
36Lookin’ out My Back DoorCreedence Clearwater Revival A+
37Rainy Night in GeorgiaBrook Benton A
38Something’s BurningKenny Rogers & The First Edition B-
39Give Me Just a Little More TimeChairmen of the Board A
40Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)Edison Lighthouse A-
41The Long and Winding RoadThe Beatles A
42SnowbirdAnne Murray A
43Reflections of My LifeMarmalade A
44Hey There Lonely GirlEddie Holman B
45The RapperThe Jaggerz B
46He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My BrotherThe Hollies A+
47Tighter, TighterAlive N Kickin’ B
48Come and Get ItBadfinger A
49CeciliaSimon & Garfunkel B
50Love LandCharles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band B
51Turn Back the Hands of TimeTyrone Davis A
52LolaThe Kinks A
53In the SummertimeMungo Jerry A
54Indiana Wants MeR. Dean Taylor B
55(I Know) I’m Losing YouRare Earth B
56Easy Come, Easy GoBobby Sherman D
57Express YourselfCharles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band A
58Still Water (Love)The Four Tops A-
59Make Me SmileChicago A-
60The House of the Rising SunFrijid Pink C
6125 or 6 to 4Chicago A
62My Baby Loves Lovin’White Plains C
63Love or Let Me Be LonelyThe Friends of Distinction A
64United We StandThe Brotherhood of Man B+
65We’ve Only Just BegunThe Carpenters A
66ArizonaMark Lindsay A-
67Fire and RainJames Taylor A+
68Groovy SituationGene Chandler B
69Evil WaysSantana A
70No TimeThe Guess Who A-
71Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)The Delfonics A
72The Wonder of YouElvis Presley A
73Up Around the BendCreedence Clearwater Revival A+
74(If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) Why Can’t I Touch You?Ronnie Dyson C
75I Just Can’t Help BelievingB.J. Thomas C
76It’s a ShameThe Spinners A
77For the Love of HimBobbi Martin C
78Mississippi QueenMountain B
79I Want to Take You HigherIke & Tina Turner B+
80The LetterJoe Cocker A
81Ma Belle AmieTee-Set B+
82The BellsThe Originals B
83Yellow RiverChristie B+
84Somebody’s Been Sleeping100 Proof (Aged in Soul) B-
85VehicleThe Ides of March B
86Gimme Dat DingThe Pipkins B
87Lay a Little Lovin’ on MeRobin McNamara C
88Up the Ladder to the RoofThe Supremes B
89Travelin’ BandCreedence Clearwater Revival A+
90Come Saturday MorningThe Sandpipers C
91Psychedelic ShackThe Temptations A+
92Without Love (There Is Nothing)Tom Jones B
93Are You Ready?Pacific Gas & Electric B
94WoodstockCrosby, Stills, Nash & Young A+
95I’ll Never Fall in Love AgainDionne Warwick A
96Look What They’ve Done to My Song MaThe New Seekers C
97Walk A Mile In My ShoesJoe South A+
98The Thrill Is GoneB.B. King A+
99It’s Only Make BelieveGlen Campbell B+
100Call MeAretha Franklin A

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