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Wednesday May 20, 1970
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending May 16, 1970



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1   AMERICAN WOMAN 2 3 4 9
Guess Who (RCA Victor 74-0325)
2   SPIRIT IN THE SKY 1 1 2 13
Norman Greenbaum (Reprise 0885)
3   ABC 3 2 1 10
Jackson Five (Motown 1163)
4   TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME 7 9 12 11
Tyrone Davis (Dakar 616)
5   UP AROUND THE BEND 13 17 21 5
Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy 641)
6   VEHICLE 6 10 11 9
Ides Of March (Warner Bros. 7378)
7   CECILIA 12 18 25 6
Simon & Garfunkel (Columbia 45133)
8   REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE 9 12 14 12
Marmalade (London 20058)
9   EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL 16 23 32 8
Ray Stevens (Barnaby 2011)
10   FOR THE LOVE OF HIM 10 11 15 10
Bobbi Martin (United Artists 50602)
11   WHAT IS TRUTH 11 13 26 6
Johnny Cash (Columbia 45134)
12   LET IT BE 4 4 3 10
Beatles (Apple 2764)
12   SOMETHING'S BURNING 5 6 6 15
First Edition (Reprise 0888)
13   WOODSTOCK 15 16 17 9
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Atlantic 3723)
14   LOVE OR LET ME BE LONELY 8 8 10 11
Friends Of Distinction (RCA Victor 74-0319)
15   WHICH WAY YOU GOIN' BILLY? 18 22 27 10
Poppy Family (London 129)
16   LITTLE GREEN BAG 17 19 19 10
George Baker Selection (Colossus 112)
17   MAKE ME SMILE 21 26 31 8
Chicago (Columbia 45127)
18   LOVE ON A TWO-WAY STREET 24 39 52 5
Moments (Stang 5012)
19   GET READY 23 29 30 10
Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5012)
20   THE LETTER 25 36 49 5
Joe Cocker (A&M 1174)
21   HEY LAWDY MAMA 22 25 28 7
Steppenwolf (Dunhill 4234)
22   DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS 27 40 59 4
Tom Jones (Parrot 40048)
23   REACH OUT AND TOUCH (SOMEBODY'S HAND) 26 32 44 5
Diana Ross (Motown 1165)
24   TENNESSEE BIRDWALK 14 15 16 10
Jack Blanchard (Wayside 010)
25   INSTANT KARMA 19 5 5 13
John Lennon (Apple 1818)
26   LET ME GO TO HIM 28 35 46 5
Dionne Warwick (Scepter 12276)
27   AIRPORT LOVE THEME (GWEN AND VERN) 29 33 43 8
Vincent Bell (Decca 32659)
28   PUPPET MAN 31 43 55 6
Fifth Dimension (Bell 880)
29   COME SATURDAY MORNING 35 44 63 11
Sandpipers (A&M 1134)
30   THE SEEKER 32 37 41 6
Who (Decca 32670)
31   HITCHIN' A RIDE 37 55 67 9
Vanity Fare (Page One 21029)
32   COME AND GET IT 20 7 7 15  
Badfinger (Apple 1815)
33   IT'S ALL IN THE GAME 50 61 72 4  
Four Tops (Motown 1164)
34   OH HAPPY DAY 41 45 51 6
Glen Campbell (Capitol 2787)
35   SOOLAIMON (AFRICAN TRILOGY II) 46 56 68 4  
Neil Diamond (Uni 55224)
36   MY BABY LOVES LOVIN' 42 51 65 6
White Plains (Deram 85058)
37   LAY DOWN 51 67 78 5  
Melanie (Buddah 167)
38   LONG AND WINDING ROAD -- -- -- 1  
Beatles (Apple 2832)
39   LONG LONESOME HIGHWAY 38 20 13 12
Michael Parks (MGM 14104)
40   VIVA TIRADO (PT. 1) 47 53 75 7
El Chicano (Kapp 2085)
41   YOU MAKE ME REAL 40 42 48 7
Doors (Elektra 45685)
42   BROTHER RAPP (PTS. 1 & 2) 53 64 -- 3  
James Brown (King 6310)
43   UNITED WE STAND 56 66 83 5  
Brotherhood Of Man (Deram 85059)
44   MISS AMERICA 39 31 34 7
Mark Lindsay (Columbia 45125)
45   HUM A SONG (FROM YOUR HEART) 52 62 74 5
Lulu with Dixie Flyers (Atco 6749)
46   DON'T STOP NOW 43 47 56 6
Eddie Holman (ABC 11261)
47   THE WONDER OF YOU 69 -- -- 2  
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 47-9835)
48   MY WAY 48 49 58 5
Brook Benton (Cotillion 44072)
49   I CAN'T LEAVE YOUR LOVE ALONE 55 58 69 5
Clarence Carter (Atlantic 2726)
50   BABY HOLD ON 61 73 -- 3  
Grass Roots (Dunhill 4237)
51   LOVE LAND 57 60 71 8
Charles Wright & Watts 103rd Street (Warner Bros. 7365)
52   QUESTION 67 78 -- 3  
Moody Blues (Threshold 67004)
53   CHICKEN STRUT 54 57 61 9
Meters (Josie 1018)
54   (YOU'VE GOT ME) DANGLING ON A STRING 70 86 -- 3  
Chairmen Of The Board (Invictus 9078)
55   BAND OF GOLD 64 75 -- 3
Freda Payne (Invictus 9075)
56   INTO THE MYSTIC 71 81 -- 3  
Johnny Rivers (Imperial 66448)
57   PATCH OF BLUE 63 68 81 4
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (Philips 40662)
58   SUGAR SUGAR 73 83 -- 3  
Wilson Pickett (Atlantic 2722)
59   KILLER JOE 66 69 88 4
Quincy Jones (A&M 1163)
60   OPEN UP MY HEART 62 70 77 7
Dells (Cadet 5667)
61   FARTHER ON DOWN THE ROAD 65 71 82 5
Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7 2656)
62   HEY, MISTER SUN -- -- -- 1  
Bobby Sherman (Metromedia 188)
63   UP THE LADDER TO THE ROOF 45 14 9 11  
Supremes (Motown 1162)
64   MISSISSIPPI QUEEN 89 -- -- 2  
Mountain (Windfall 532)
65   MAMA LIKED THE ROSES 72 -- -- 2
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 47-9835)
66   I CALL MY BABY CANDY 81 -- -- 2  
Jaggerz (Kama Sutra 509)
67   CINNAMON GIRL 82 93 95 6  
Gentrys (Sun 1114)
68   IF YOU DO BELIEVE IN LOVE 79 89 -- 3  
Tee Set (Colossus 114)
69   GO BACK 76 80 -- 3
Crabby Appleton (Elektra 45687)
70   GROVER HENSON FEELS FORGOTTEN 75 76 84 5
Bill Cosby (Uni 55223)
71   RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE 84 95 -- 3  
Blues Image (Atco 6746)
72   LUCIFER 80 87 93 5
Bob Seger System (Capitol 2748)
73   CALIFORNIA SOUL 77 63 70 5
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell (Tamla 54192)
74   FOR YOU BLUE -- -- -- 1  
Beatles (Apple 2832)
75   SWEET FEELING 87 94 94 4  
Candi Staton (Fame 1466)
76   ROADHOUSE BLUES 83 84 91 4
Doors (Elektra 45685)
77   GIMME DAT DING -- -- -- 1  
Pipkins (Capitol 2819)
78   LOVE LIKE A MAN 85 -- -- 2
Ten Years After (Deram 7529)
79   WESTBOUND #9 -- -- -- 1  
Flaming Ember (Hot Wax 7003)
80   THAT SAME OLD FEELING -- -- -- 1  
Fortunes (World Pacific 77937)
81   WHOEVER FINDS THIS, I LOVE YOU 86 88 -- 3
Mac Davis (Columbia 45117)
82   AND MY HEART SANG (TRA LA LA) 90 91 -- 3
Brenda & The Tabulations (Top & Bottom 403)
83   SHE DIDN'T KNOW (SHE KEPT ON TALKING) -- -- -- 1  
Dee Dee Warwick (Atco 6754)
84   BABY I LOVE YOU 91 99 100 4
Little Milton (Checker 1227)
85   MISSISSIPPI 100 -- -- 2  
John Phillips (Dunhill 4236)
86   WHAT AM I GONNA DO -- -- -- 1  
Smith (Dunhill 4238)
87   DARKNESS, DARKNESS 92 -- -- 2
Youngbloods (RCA Victor 74-0342)
88   THAT SAME OLD FEELING -- -- -- 1  
Pickettywitch (Janus 118)
89   COME TO ME -- -- -- 1  
Tommy James & The Shondells (Roulette 7076)
90   MORE THAN I CAN STAND 95 -- -- 3
Bobby Womack (Minit 32093)
91   GOD BLESS -- 100 98 3
Arthur Conley (Atco 6747)
92   I WANT TO (DO EVERYTHING FOR YOU) 97 -- -- 2
Raeletts (Tangerine 1006)
93   FRIENDS -- -- -- 1  
Feather (White Whale 353)
94   I THINK I LOVE YOU AGAIN -- -- -- 1  
Brenda Lee (Decca 32675)
95   YOU, ME AND MEXICO -- -- -- 1  
Edward Bear (Capitol 2801)
96   GET DOWN PEOPLE 98 -- -- 2
Fabulous Counts (Moira 108)
97   BIRDS OF ALL NATIONS 99 -- -- 2
George McCannon III (Amos 135)
98   RED RED WINE -- -- -- 1  
Vic Dana (Liberty 56163)
99   CHECK OUT YOUR MIND -- -- -- 1  
Impressions (Curtom 1951)
100   LET THIS BE A LETTER (TO MY BABY) -- -- -- 1  
Jackie Wilson (Brunswick 55435)

designates a song that was up more than 10 spots this week
designates a song that was down more than 10 spots this week

designates a song that entered the chart this week

Songs which dropped out of the Top 100 this week:

   • "Come Running" by Van Morrison (# 30)
   • "Everybody's Out Of Town" by B.J. Thomas (# 33)
   • "You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You)" by Gladys Knight & The Pips (# 34)
   • "Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes" by Edison Lighthouse (# 36)
   • "Easy Come, Easy Go" by Bobby Sherman (# 44)
   • "You're The One (Pt. 2)" by Little Sister (# 49)
   • "Deeper (In Love With You)" by O'Jays (# 58)
   • "So Excited" by B.B. King (# 59)
   • "House Of The Rising Sun" by Frijid Pink (# 60)
   • "My Wife, The Dancer" by Eddie & Dutch (# 68)
   • "He Made A Woman Out Of Me" by Bobbie Gentry (# 74)
   • "I Who Have Nothing" by Liquid Smoke (# 78)
   • "Uhh" by Dyke & Blazers (# 88)
   • "Take Me With You" by Honey Cone (# 93)
   • "Oh My My" by Monkees (# 94)
   • "You Know How It Is With A Woman" by Jefferson (# 96)


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