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Thursday August 13, 1970
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Cashbox Top 100 Singles
Week Ending August 8, 1970



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1 CLOSE TO YOU 1 2 3 9
Carpenters (A&M 1183)
2 MAKE IT WITH YOU 3 5 10 9
Bread (Elektra 45686)
3 SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED 5 7 15 8
Stevie Wonder (Tamla 54196)
4 SPILL THE WINE 9 14 26 11
War (MGM 14118)
5 BAND OF GOLD 2 3 4 15
Freda Payne (Invictus 9075)
6 TIGHTER, TIGHTER 8 9 12 11
Alive & Kicking (Roulette 7078)
7 OOH CHILD 4 6 8 10
Five Stairsteps (Buddah 165)
8 LAY A LITTLE LOVIN' ON ME 15 24 35 12
Robin McNamara (Steed 724)
9 WAR 18 28 49 5
Edwin Starr (Gordy 7101)
10 IN THE SUMMERTIME 13 42 61 5
Mungo Jerry (Janus 125)
11 MAMA TOLD ME NOT TO COME 7 4 1 12
Three Dog Night (Dunhill 4239)
12 BALL OF CONFUSION 6 1 2 12
Temptations (Gordy 7099)
13 THE LOVE YOU SAVE 11 10 9 12
Jackson Five (Motown 1166)
14 I JUST CAN'T HELP BELIEVING 21 27 31 8
B.J. Thomas (Scepter 12283)
15 OHIO 14 15 16 8
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Atlantic 2740)
16 (IF YOU LET ME MAKE LOVE TO YOU THEN) WHY CAN'T I TOUCH YOU? 19 30 38 9
Ronnie Dyson (Columbia 45110)
17 TEACH YOUR CHILDREN 16 16 17 10
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Atlantic 2735)
18 RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE 10 8 6 15
Blues Image (Atco 6746)
19 SUMMERTIME BLUES 25 33 50 6
Who (Decca 32708)
20 SILVER BIRD 20 23 25 9
Mark Lindsay (Columbia 45180)
21 GET UP I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE (PT. 1) 26 37 57 4
James Brown (King 6318)
22 25 OR 6 TO 4 37 57 67 4  
Chicago (Columbia 45194)
23 WESTBOUND #9 24 26 29 13
Flaming Ember (Hot Wax 7003)
24 OVERTURE FROM TOMMY 32 39 48 9
Assembled Multitude (Atlantic 2737)
25 TELL IT ALL BROTHER 29 38 47 6
First Edition (Reprise 0923)
26 MAYBE 28 32 36 9
Three Degrees (Roulette 7079)
27 PATCHES 38 47 71 4  
Clarence Carter (Atlantic 2748)
28 EVERYBODY'S GOT THE RIGHT TO LOVE 34 43 60 5
Supremes (Motown 1167)
29 DO YOU SEE MY LOVE (FOR YOU GROWING) 36 46 77 5
Jr. Walker & All Stars (Soul 35073)
30 SUNSHINE 31 34 42 7
Archies (Kirshner 1009)
31 PAPER MACHE 35 44 55 5
Dionne Warwick (Scepter 12285)
32 BIG YELLOW TAXI 41 52 58 6
Neighborhood (Big Tree 102)
33 I'LL BE RIGHT HERE 33 36 45 8
Tyrone Davis (Dakar 618)
34 MY MARIE 27 29 34 7
Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot 40049)
35 HAND ME DOWN WORLD 43 53 65 4
Guess Who (RCA Victor 74-0367)
36 PEARL 30 35 40 8
Tommy Roe (ABC 11266)
37 HI-DE-HO 49 -- -- 2  
Blood, Sweat & Tears (Columbia 45204)
38 WIGWAM 51 62 76 4  
Bob Dylan (Columbia 45199)
39 ARE YOU READY 12 13 14 12  
Pacific Gas & Electric (Columbia 45158)
40 JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME 53 69 -- 3  
Bobby Sherman (Metromedia 194)
41 LAY DOWN 17 12 5 17  
Melanie (Buddah 167)
42 LOOKIN' OUT MY BACK DOOR -- -- -- 1  
Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy 645)
43 I'VE LOST YOU 60 -- -- 2  
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 47-9873)
44 GLORY GLORY 54 64 73 4
Rascals (Atlantic 2743)
45 EVERYTHING A MAN COULD EVER NEED 47 51 62 6
Glen Campbell (Capitol 2843)
46 THE SLY, SLICK AND THE WICKED 50 54 68 7
Lost Generation (Brunswick 55436)
47 AMERICA, COMMUNICATE WITH ME 59 78 89 4  
Ray Stevens (Barnaby 2016)
48 HUMMINGBIRD 57 66 79 4
B.B. King (ABC 11268)
49 GROOVY SITUATION 61 70 84 7  
Gene Chandler (Mercury 73083)
50 THE NEXT STEP IS LOVE 74 -- -- 2  
Elvis Presley (RCA Victor 47-9873)
51 SOLITARY MAN 65 84 98 15  
Neil Diamond (Bang 578)
52 I'M LOSING YOU 68 -- -- 2  
Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5017)
53 DON'T PLAY THAT SONG -- -- -- 1  
Aretha Franklin (Atlantic 2751)
54 SING A SONG FOR FREEDOM 64 76 -- 3
Frijid Pink (Parrot 349)
55 AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH -- -- -- 1  
Diana Ross (Motown 1169)
56 CINNAMON GIRL 56 58 66 8
Neil Young (Reprise 0911)
57 CHECK OUT YOUR MIND 22 21 23 13  
Impressions (Curtom 1951)
58 GIMME DAT DING 39 11 7 13  
Pipkins (Capitol 2819)
59 STEAL AWAY 23 25 33 12  
Johnnie Taylor (Stax 0068)
60 STEALING IN THE NAME OF THE LORD 66 71 80 8
Paul Kelly (Happy Tiger 541)
61 I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER 70 77 83 10
Ike & Tina Turner & Ikettes (Liberty 56177)
62 YOU'VE BEEN MY INSPIRATION 67 72 81 7
Main Ingredient (RCA Victor 74-0340)
63 A SONG OF JOY (HIMNO A LA ALEGRIA) 40 17 11 10  
Miguel Rios (A&M 1193)
64 QUE SERA, SERA (WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE) 63 49 51 7
Mary Hopkin (Apple 1823)
65 NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU 58 61 64 6
Bobby Vinton (Epic 10629)
66 SNOWBIRD 76 80 93 4
Anne Murray (Capitol 2738)
67 HITCHIN' A RIDE 42 18 13 21  
Vanity Fare (Page One 21029)
68 BALL AND CHAIN 79 -- -- 2  
Tommy James (Roulette 7084)
69 MY GIRL 71 74 85 4
Eddie Floyd (Stax 0072)
70 LONG LONELY NIGHTS 75 81 88 5
Dells (Cadet 5672)
71 BLACK FOX 85 -- -- 2  
Freddy Robinson (World Pacific 88155)
72 COTTAGE CHEESE 78 85 90 12
Crow (Amaret 119)
73 RAINBOW 83 -- -- 2
Marmalade (London 20059)
74 LONG AS I CAN SEE THE LIGHT -- -- -- 1  
Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy 645)
75 GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS, BOYS WILL BE BOYS 80 87 -- 3
Isley Brothers (T-Neck 921)
76 IT'S A SHAME 87 89 95 4  
Spinners (V.I.P. 25057)
77 YOURS LOVE 81 86 -- 3
Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7 2664)
78 DOWN BY THE RIVER 84 95 -- 3
Buddy Miles (Mercury 73086)
79 ONLY YOU KNOW AND I KNOW 86 -- -- 2
Dave Mason (Blue Thumb 114)
80 EVERYTHING'S TUESDAY -- -- -- 1  
Chairmen Of The Board (Invictus 9079)
81 BLACK HANDS WHITE COTTON 82 88 100 4
Caboose (Enterprise 9015)
82 IT'S YOUR LIFE 88 94 -- 3
Andy Kim (Steed 727)
83 THAT'S WHERE I WENT WRONG 89 -- -- 2
Poppy Family (London 139)
84 RUBBER DUCKIE -- -- -- 1  
Ernie (Columbia 45207)
85 DROP BY MY PLACE 77 83 87 4
Little Carl Carlton (Back Beat 613)
86 MORNING MUCH BETTER 92 -- -- 2
Ten Wheel Drive with Genya Ravan (Polydor 14037)
87 LOVE LAND 46 19 18 20  
Charles Wright & Watts 103rd Street (Warner Bros. 7365)
88 CANDIDA 94 -- -- 2
Dawn (Bell 903)
89 COMIN' BACK TO ME (OOH BABY) -- -- -- 1  
Smith (Dunhill 4246)
90 I CAN'T BE YOU (YOU CAN'T BE ME) 91 96 -- 3
Glass House (Invictus 9076)
91 HELLO DARLIN' -- 82 86 6
Conway Twitty (Decca 32661)
92 MONGOOSE 96 -- -- 2
Elephant's Memory (Metromedia 182)
93 SONG FROM M*A*S*H -- -- -- 2
Al DeLory (Capitol 2811)
94 SOMETHING 93 -- -- 2
Booker T. & MG's (Stax 0073)
95 THE WITCH 98 -- -- 3
Rattles (Probe 480)
96 YELLOW RIVER 73 73 75 6  
Christie (Epic 10626)
97 GREEN EYED LADY -- -- -- 1  
Sugarloaf (Liberty 56183)
98 CLOSER TO HOME -- -- -- 1  
Grand Funk (Capitol 2877)
99 LET THE MUSIC TAKE YOUR MIND 100 -- -- 6
Kool & The Gang (De-Lite 529)
100 STAY AWAY FROM ME (I LOVE YOU TOO MUCH) 95 98 -- 3
Major Lance (Curtom 1953)

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