Hot 100 1971

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1970 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”).

Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.

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HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 3 1 Sly & the Family Stone Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) 4:47 Epic 5-10555
Jan 3   Sly & the Family Stone Everybody Is A Star 3:00 Epic 5-10555
Jan 3 12 Joe South and the Believers Walk A Mile In My Shoes 3:42 Capitol 2704
Jan 3 21 5th Dimension, The Blowing Away 2:30 Soul City 780
Jan 3 36 Street People Jennifer Tomkins 1:53 Musicor 1365
Jan 3 51 Rascals, The Hold On 3:33 Atlantic 2695
Jan 3 56 Candi Staton I’m Just A Prisoner (Of Your Good Lovin’) 3:10 Fame 1460
Jan 3 57 New Hope, The Won’t Find Better (Than Me) 2:32 Jamie 1381
Jan 3 90 Berlin Philharmonic Theme Music for The film “2001 A Space Odyssey” 1:38 Polydor 15009
Jan 3 96 Rotary Connection Want You To Know 3:02 Cadet Con. 7018
Jan 10 10 Delfonics, The Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time) 3:25 Philly Groove 161
Jan 10 34 Lenny Welch Breaking Up Is Hard To Do 3:01 Commonwealth United 3004
Jan 10 41 Marvin Gaye How Can I Forget 2:04 Tamla 54190
Jan 10 47 Vic Dana If I Never Knew Your Name 3:15 Liberty 56150
Jan 10 54 Joe Simon Moon Walk Part 1 2:44 Sound Stage 7 2651
Jan 10 55 Luther Ingram My Honey And Me 3:15 KoKo 2104
Jan 10 60 Lovelites, The How Can I Tell My Mom & Dad 3:15 Uni 55181
Jan 10 78 New Colony Six, The Barbara, I Love You 2:40 Mercury 73004
Jan 10 78 Bobby Goldsboro Mornin’ Mornin’ 2:08 United Artists 50614
Jan 10 85 Les McCann and Eddie Harris Compared To What 3:13 Atlantic 2694 A
Jan 10 92 Johnny Winter Johnny B. Goode 2:45 Columbia 45058
Jan 17 3 Chairmen Of The Board Give Me Just A Little More Time 2:43 Invictus 9074
Jan 17 4 Brook Benton Rainy Night In Georgia 3:29 Cotillion 44057
Jan 17 7 Temptations, The Psychedelic Shack 3:53 Gordy 7096
Jan 17 19 Glen Campbell Honey Come Back 3:00 Capitol 2718
Jan 17 50 Brenda & The Tabulations The Touch Of You 3:04 Top & Bottom 401
Jan 17 66 Nazz Hello It’s Me 4:00 SGC 45-001
Jan 17 71 Little Milton If Walls Could Talk 2:58 Checker 1226
Jan 17 86 Cannonball Adderley Quintet Country Preacher 3:11 Capitol 2698
Jan 17 87 Donny Hathaway The Ghetto (Part 1) 2:42 Atco 6719
Jan 24 5 Tee Set, The Ma Belle Amie 3:10 Colossus 107
Jan 24 9 Santana Evil Ways 2:55 Columbia 45069 A
Jan 24 27 R.B. Greaves Always Something There To Remind Me 3:09 Atco 45-6726
Jan 24 36 Johnny Cash & June Carter If I Were A Carpenter 2:57 Columbia 4-45064
Jan 24 43 Dells, The Oh What A Day 2:46 Cadet 5663
Jan 24 52 Cold Blood You Got Me Hummin 2:39 San Francisco 60
Jan 24 62 Jerry Butler Got To See If I Can’t Get Mommy (To Come Back Home) 3:15 Mercury 73015
Jan 24 87 Sonny James ‘The Southern Gentleman’ It’s Just A Matter Of Time 2:33 Capitol 2700
Jan 24 88 Flaming Ember, The Shades Of Green 3:37 Hot Wax 6907
Jan 24 94 Roy Clark Then She’s A Lover 3:37 Dot 45-17335
Jan 31 2 Creedence Clearwater Revival Travelin’ Band 2:05 Fantasy 637
Jan 31   Creedence Clearwater Revival Who’ll Stop The Rain 2:24 Fantasy 637
Jan 31 2 Jaggerz, The The Rapper 2:42 Kama Sutra 502
Jan 31 42 Mama Cass Elliot New World Coming 2:12 Dunhill 4225
Jan 31 46 Steam I’ve Gotta Make You Love Me 3:10 Mercury 73020
Jan 31 55 Fleetwood Mac Oh Well (Part 1) 3:32 Reprise 0883
Jan 31 62 Kinks, The Victoria 3:37 Reprise 0863
Jan 31 63 Guy Drake Welfare Cadillac 3:07 Royal American 1-A
Jan 31 74 Murray Head with the Trinidad Singers Superstar 4:10 Decca 32603
Jan 31 74 Thelma Houston Save The Country 2:45 Dunhill 4222
Jan 31 75 Ronnie Hawkins Down In The Alley 5:10 Cotillion 44060
Jan 31 80 King Crimson The Court Of The Crimson King (Part 1) 3:22 Atlantic 2703
Jan 31 100 Tammy Wynette I’ll See Him Through 2:51 Epic 10571

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 7 1 Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 4:55 Columbia 4-45079
Feb 7 7 Badfinger Come And Get It 2:21 Apple 1815
Feb 7 7 Frijid Pink House Of The Rising Sun 3:23 Parrot 45-341
Feb 7 9 Bobby Sherman Easy Come, Easy Go 2:37 Metromedia 177
Feb 7 12 Originals, The The Bells 2:55 Soul 35069
Feb 7 13 Aretha Franklin Call Me 3:16 Atlantic 45-2706
Feb 7 24 Neil Diamond Shilo 3:43 Bang 575
Feb 7 26 Stevie Wonder Never Had A Dream Come True 3:12 Tamla 54191
Feb 7 28 Rufus Thomas Do The Funky Chicken 3:15 Stax 0059
Feb 7 45 Mel And Tim Good Guys Only Win In The Movies 2:45 Bamboo 109
Feb 7 46 Bobby Vinton My Elusive Dreams 3:12 Epic 5-10576
Feb 7 54 Al Martino Can’t Help Falling In Love 2:15 Capitol 2746
Feb 7 61 Gentrys, The Why Should I Cry 2:14 Sun 1108
Feb 7 69 Spirit 1984 3:18 Ode 7-128
Feb 7 72 Spiral Starecase Featuring Pat Upton She’s Ready 2:39 Columbia 4-45048
Feb 7 97 Byrds, The Jesus Is Just Alright 2:09 Columbia 45071
Feb 14 11 Kenny Rogers and the First Edition Something’s Burning 4:00 Reprise 0888
Feb 14   Aretha Franklin Son Of A Preacher Man 3:04 Atlantic 45-2706
Feb 14 16 Elvis Presley Kentucky Rain 3:20 RCA Victor 47-9791
Feb 14 27 Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell All I Have To Do Is Dream 2:32 Capitol 2745
Feb 14 32 James Brown It’s A New Day (Part 1) & (Part 2) 2:52 King 45-6292
Feb 14 44 Grass Roots, The Walking Through The Country 2:59 Dunhill 4227
Feb 14 54 Carpenters Ticket To Ride 3:37 A&M 1142
Feb 14 57 Band, The Rag Mama Rag 2:59 Capitol 2705
Feb 14 72 Grand Funk Railroad Heartbreaker 6:30 Capitol 2732
Feb 14 75 Isley Brothers Keep On Doin’ 3:57 T-Neck 914
Feb 14 90 Andy Kim A Friend In The City 3:10 Steed 723
Feb 14 94 Clarence Carter Take It Off Him And Put It On Me 2:50 Atlantic 2702
Feb 14 96 Bobby Bland If You’ve Got A Heart 2:40 Duke 458
Feb 21 5 Edison Lighthouse Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) 2:51 Bell 858
Feb 21 21 Jr. Walker and the All Stars Gotta Hold On To This Feeling 3:32 Soul 35070
Feb 21 39 Mary Hopkin Temma Harbour 3:20 Apple 1816
Feb 21 43 Smith Take A Look Around 2:33 Dunhill 4228
Feb 21 45 Eddie Floyd California Girl 3:39 Stax 0060
Feb 21 45 Tommy James & The Shondells Gotta Get Back To You 3:01 Roulette 7071
Feb 21 53 Neil Diamond Until It’s Time For You To Go 3:29 Uni 55204
Feb 21 55 Village Soul Choir, The The Cat Walk 3:26 Abbott 2010
Feb 21 64 5th Dimension, The Medley: A Change Is Gonna Come & People Gotta Be Free 5:32 Bell 860
Feb 21 60 5th Dimension, The The Declaration 4:36 Bell 860
Feb 21 82 Raiders, The Just Seventeen 3:49 Columbia 45082
Feb 21 87 Flying Machine, The Baby Make It Soon 2:40 Congress 6012
Feb 21 92 Merle Haggard and the Strangers The Fightin’ Side Of Me 2:57 Capitol 2719
Feb 28 3 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky 3:57 Reprise 0885
Feb 28 3 John Ono Lennon Instant Karma (We All Shine On) 3:18 Apple 1818
Feb 28 15 Three Dog Night Celebrate 3:02 Dunhill 4229
Feb 28 20 Michael Parks Long Lonesome Highway 2:00 MGM 14104
Feb 28 22 Little Sister You’re The One – Part 1 3:26 Stone Flower 45-9000
Feb 28 23 Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan Tennessee Bird Walk 2:52 Wayside 45-010
Feb 28 50 Doris Duke To The Other Woman (I’m The Other Woman) 2:55 Canyon 28
Feb 28 50 Tommy Roe Stir It Up And Serve It 2:30 ABC 11258
Feb 28 76 Dusty Springfield Silly, Silly, Fool 2:25 Atlantic 2705
Feb 28 84 Delaney & Bonnie and Friends Featuring Eric Clapton Comin’ Home 3:13 Atco 45-6725
Feb 28 88 Andy Williams Can’t Help Falling In Love 2:50 Columbia 45094
Feb 28 93 Johnny Cash Rock Island Line 2:04 Sun 1111
Feb 28 96 Chambers Brothers, The Love, Peace And Happiness 4:10 Columbia 45088
Feb 28 99 Whatnauts & the Whatnaut Band Message From A Black Man 3:19 A&I 001
Feb 28 100 Clique, The Sparkle And Shine 2:27 White Whale 338

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 7 6 Friends Of Distinction, The Love Or Let Me Be Lonely 3:11 RCA Victor 74-0319
Mar 7 10 Supremes, The Up The Ladder To The Roof 2:58 Motown 1162
Mar 7 40 Archies, The Who’s Your Baby? 2:59 Kirshner 63-5003
Mar 7 41 Gary Puckett and the Union Gap Let’s Give Adam And Eve Another Chance 2:47 Columbia 45097
Mar 7 43 Shocking Blue, The Mighty Joe 3:04 Colossus 111
Mar 7 48 Rick Nelson Easy To Be Free 3:09 Decca 732635
Mar 7 57 Ike and Tina Turner and the Ikettes Come Together 3:45 Minit 32087
Mar 7 64 Beach Boys, The Add Some Music To Your Day 3:39 Reprise 0894
Mar 7 67 Marvin Gaye Gonna Give Her All The Love I Got 3:12 Tamla 54190 B
Mar 7 76 Cuff Links, The Run Sally Run 2:23 Decca 32639
Mar 7 82 Jackie DeShannon Brighton Hill 2:16 Imperial 66438
Mar 7 95 Tokens, The Don’t Worry Baby 2:53 Buddah 159
Mar 7 97 Owen B. Mississippi Mama 1:56 Janus 107
Mar 14 1 Jackson 5, The ABC 2:56 Motown 1163
Mar 14 4 Rare Earth Get Ready 2:46 Rare Earth 5012
Mar 14 10 Marmalade, The Reflections Of My Life 4:18 London 20058
Mar 14 13 Bobbi Martin For The Love Of Him 2:35 United Artists 50602
Mar 14 42 Marty Robbins My Woman, My Woman, My Wife 3:29 Columbia 4-45091
Mar 14 65 Led Zeppelin Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman) 2:40 Atlantic 2690 B
Mar 14 70 Charley Pride Is Anybody Goin’ To San Antone 2:10 RCA Victor 47-9806
Mar 14 89 Jimmy Cliff Come Into My Life 2:55 A&M 1167
Mar 14 95 Lou Rawls You’ve Made Me So Very Happy 2:58 Capitol 2734
Mar 14 98 Ray Charles Laughin’ And Clownin’ 3:18 ABC 11259
Mar 21 1 Guess Who, The American Woman 3:51 RCA Victor 74-0325
Mar 21 1 Beatles, The Let It Be 3:50 Apple 2764
Mar 21 3 Tyrone Davis Turn Back The Hands Of Time 2:35 Dakar 45-616
Mar 21 5 Vanity Fare Hitchin’ A Ride 2:37 Page One 21029
Mar 21 21 George Baker Selection Little Green Bag 3:21 Colossus 112
Mar 21 25 Gladys Knight & the Pips You Need Love Like I Do (Don’t You) 3:38 Soul 35071
Mar 21 46 Jerry Butler I Could Write A Book 2:26 Mercury 73045
Mar 21 54 Joe South Children 3:15 Capitol 2755
Mar 21 51 James Brown Funky Drummer (Part 1) 2:36 King 6290
Mar 21 62 Bill Deal and The Rhondels Nothing Succeeds Like Success 2:43 Heritage 821
Mar 21 66 Five Stairsteps, The Dear Prudence 3:30 Buddah 165
Mar 21 80 Funkadelic I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing, Everybody’s Got A Thing 2:51 Westbound 158
Mar 21 88 Frank Sinatra I Would Be In Love (Anyway) 2:28 Reprise 895
Mar 21 91 Willie Henderson and the Soul Explosions Funky Chicken (Part 1) 2:12 Brunswick 55429
Mar 21 92 Box Tops, The You Keep Tightening Up On Me 2:50 Bell 865
Mar 21 96 Country Coalition Time To Get It Together 2:32 BluesWay 45-61034
Mar 28 2 Poppy Family, The (Featuring Susan Jacks) Which Way You Goin’ Billy? 3:25 London 129
Mar 28 2 Ides Of March, The Vehicle 2:53 Warner Bros. 7378 A
Mar 28 11 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Woodstock 3:52 Atlantic 45-2723
Mar 28 26 B.J. Thomas Everybody’s Out Of Town 2:42 Scepter 12277
Mar 28 57 Jay and the Americans Capture The Moment 2:21 United Artists 50654
Mar 28 59 Dennis Yost and the Classics IV The Funniest Thing 2:35 Imperial 66439
Mar 28 69 Jerry Naylor But For Love 2:30 Columbia 45-45106
Mar 28 73 Syndicate Of Sound Brown Paper Bag 2:18 Buddah 156
Mar 28 85 Charlie Rich July 12, 1939 4:25 Epic 10585
Mar 28 91 Bee Gees If Only I Had My Mind On Something Else 2:34 Atco 45-6741

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 4   Guess Who, The No Sugar Tonight 2:04 RCA Victor 74-0325
Apr 4 1 Ray Stevens Everything Is Beautiful 3:29 Barnaby 2011
Apr 4 9 Chicago Make Me Smile 2:58 Columbia 45127
Apr 4 21 Mountain Mississippi Queen 2:30 Windfall 532
Apr 4 39 Van Morrison Come Running 2:30 Warner Bros. 7383
Apr 4 43 5th Dimension, The The Girls’ Song 2:59 Soul City 781
Apr 4 44 Mark Lindsay Miss America 3:32 Columbia 45229
Apr 4 48 Eddie Holman Don’t Stop Now 2:55 ABC 45-11261
Apr 4 50 Meters, The Chicken Strut 2:05 Josie 1018
Apr 4 52 Eddie & Dutch My Wife, The Dancer 2:13 Ivanhoe 1-502
Apr 4 61 George Perkins& The Silver Stars Cryin’ In The Streets (Part 1) 3:10 Silver Fox 18
Apr 4 64 O’Jays, The Deeper (In Love With You) 2:35 Neptune 22
Apr 4 75 Bobby Goldsboro Can You Feel It 3:08 United Artists 50650
Apr 4 84 Bob Seger System, The Lucifer 2:20 Capitol 2748
Apr 4 84 Turley Richards Love Minus Zero-No Limit 3:06 Warner Bros. 7376
Apr 4 86 Flamingos, The Buffalo Soldier 3:45 Polydor 14019
Apr 4 91 Wilson Pickett Cole, Cooke And Redding 3:45 Atlantic 2722
Apr 4 93 Lettermen, The Hang On Sloopy 3:35 Capitol 2774
Apr 4 99 Ferrante and Teicher Lay Lady Lay 2:54 United Artists 50646
Apr 4 100 Howard Tate My Soul’s Got A Hole In It 2:49 Turntable 1018
Apr 11 3 Moments, The Love On A Two-Way Street 3:25 Stang 5012
Apr 11 4 Simon & Garfunkel Cecilia 2:40 Columbia 45133
Apr 11 16 Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Band Love Land 3:02 Warner Bros. 7365
Apr 11 19 Johnny Cash What Is Truth 2:37 Columbia 45134
Apr 11 28 El Chicano Viva Tirado (Part 1) 4:25 Kapp 2085
Apr 11 31 Vincent Bell Airport Love Theme (Gwen And Vern) 2:58 Decca 32659
Apr 11 35 Steppenwolf Hey Lawdy Mama 3:21 Dunhill 4234
Apr 11 40 Glen Campbell Oh Happy Day 3:35 Capitol 2787
Apr 11 42 Clarence Carter I Can’t Leave Your Love Alone 2:34 Atlantic 2726
Apr 11 50 Doors, The You Make Me Real 2:50 Elektra 45685
Apr 11   Doors, The Roadhouse Blues 3:50 Elektra 45685
Apr 11 54 B.B. King So Excited 2:39 BluesWay 45-61035
Apr 11 71 Bobbie Gentry He Made A Woman Out Of Me 2:32 Capitol 2788
Apr 18 7 Joe Cocker with Leon Russell & The Shelter People The Letter 4:10 A&M 1174
Apr 18 13 White Plains My Baby Loves Lovin’ 2:49 Deram 45-85058
Apr 18 13 Brotherhood Of Man, The United We Stand 2:54 Deram 45-85059
Apr 18 24 5th Dimension, The Puppet Man 2:58 Bell 880
Apr 18 32 Dionne Warwick Let Me Go To Him 3:51 Scepter 12276
Apr 18 44 Who, The The Seeker 3:12 Decca 32670
Apr 18 50 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell The Onion Song 2:55 Tamla 54192
Apr 18 51 Dells, The Open Up My Heart 3:35 Cadet 5667 A
Apr 18 52 Paul Davis A Little Bit Of Soap 2:30 Bang 576
Apr 18 52 Gentrys, The Cinnamon Girl 2:12 Sun 1114
Apr 18 56 Joe Simon Farther On Down The Road 3:05 Sound Stage 7 2656
Apr 18 72 Brook Benton My Way 4:08 Cotillion 45-44072
Apr 18 82 Liquid Smoke I Who Have Nothing 3:09 Avco-Embassy 4522
Apr 18 100 Archie Bell And The Drells Don’t Let The Music Slip Away 2:15 Atlantic 2721
Apr 25 3 Freda Payne Band Of Gold 2:50 Invictus 9075
Apr 25 4 Creedence Clearwater Revival Up Around The Bend 2:43 Fantasy 641
Apr 25   Creedence Clearwater Revival Run Through The Jungle 3:00 Fantasy 641
Apr 25 6 Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers Lay Down (Candles In The Rain) 3:49 Buddah 167
Apr 25 20 Diana Ross Reach Out And Touch (Somebody’s Hand) 2:59 Motown 1165
Apr 25 24 Four Tops It’s All In The Game 2:49 Motown 1164
Apr 25 54 Lulu with The Dixie Flyers Hum A Song (From Your Heart) 2:42 Atco 45-6749
Apr 25 82 R.B. Greaves Fire & Rain 3:22 Atco 45-6745
Apr 25 90 Bobby Womack More Than I Can Stand 2:53 Minit 32093
Apr 25 95 Jesse Anderson I Got A Problem 2:39 Thomas 805
Apr 25 96 Street People Thank You Girl 2:14 Musicor 1401
Apr 25 97 Oliver Angelica 4:40 Crewe 341

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 2 8 Five Stairsteps, The O-o-h Child 3:11 Buddah 165
May 2 13 Tom Jones Daughter Of Darkness 3:18 Parrot 40048
May 2 21 Moody Blues, The Question 4:55 Threshold 67004
May 2 25 Wilson Pickett Sugar Sugar 3:00 Atlantic 2722
May 2 30 Neil Diamond Soolaimon (African Trilogy II) 4:25 Uni 55224
May 2 32 James Brown Brother Rapp (Parts 1) & (Part 2) 3:00 King 45-6310
May 2 38 Chairmen Of The Board (You’ve Got Me) Dangling On A String 2:46 Invictus 9078
May 2 56 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell California Soul 2:46 Tamla 54192
May 2 70 Bill Cosby Grover Henson Feels Forgotten 3:30 Uni 55223
May 2 81 Buddy Miles and the Freedom Express Them Changes 3:00 Mercury 73008
May 2 86 Youngbloods, The Darkness, Darkness 3:43 RCA 0342
May 2 88 Fabulous Counts Get Down People 2:32 Moira 108
May 2 97 I.A.P. Co. Check Yourself 3:08 Colossus 110
May 2 98 Ten Years After Love Like A Man 3:05 Deram 45-7529
May 2 100 Miracles, The Darling Dear 2:59 Tamla 54189 A
May 9 4 Blues Image Ride Captain Ride 3:06 Atco 45-6746
May 9 35 Grass Roots, The Baby Hold On 2:34 Dunhill 4237
May 9 36 Crabby Appleton Go Back 2:53 Elektra 45687
May 9   Eddie Holman Since I Don’t Have You 3:11 ABC 11261 B
May 9 51 Johnny Rivers Into The Mystic 4:38 Imperial 66448
May 9   Dells, The Nadine 2:47 Cadet 5667 B
May 9 60 Candi Staton Sweet Feeling 2:45 Fame 1466
May 9 70 Dee Dee Warwick with the Dixie Flyers She Didn’t Know (She Kept On Talking) 3:45 Atco 6754
May 9 75 Jaggerz, The I Call My Baby Candy 2:59 Kama Sutra 509
May 9 81 Tee Set, The If You Do Believe In Love 2:37 Colossus 114
May 9 82 Little Milton Baby I Love You 2:44 Checker 1227
May 9 93 Jamul Tobacco Road 3:44 Lizard 21001
May 9 94 Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons Patch Of Blue 3:05 Philips 40662
May 16 9 Elvis Presley The Wonder Of You 2:37 RCA Victor 47-9835
May 16   Elvis Presley Mama Liked The Roses 2:35 RCA Victor 47-983
May 16 24 Bobby Sherman Hey, Mister Sun 2:32 Metromedia 188
May 16 28 Impressions, The Check Out Your Mind 3:20 Curtom 1951
May 16 32 John Phillips Mississippi 3:10 Dunhill 4236
May 16 47 Tommy James & the Shondells Come To Me 2:35 Roulette 7076
May 16 51 Faith, Hope & Charity So Much Love 3:03 Maxwell 805
May 16 53 Mac Davis Whoever Finds This, I Love You 4:27 Columbia 45117 A
May 16 56 Crow Cottage Cheese 2:43 Amaret 45-119
May 16 62 Fortunes, The That Same Old Feeling 2:53 World Pacific 77937
May 16 64 Brenda & The Tabulations And My Heart Sang (Tra La La) 3:15 Top & Bottom 403
May 16 72 Vic Dana Red Red Wine 3:10 Liberty 56163
May 16 74 Quincy Jones Killer Joe 2:45 A&M 1163
May 16 91 Jackie Wilson Let This Be A Letter (To My Baby) 2:54 Brunswick 55435
May 16 96 Raeletts, The I Want To (Do Everything For You) 3:05 Tangerine 1006
May 23 1 Three Dog Night Mama Told Me (Not To Come) 2:58 Dunhill 45-4239
May 23 1 Beatles, The The Long And Winding Road 3:40 Apple 2832
May 23   Beatles, The For You Blue 2:25 Apple 2832
May 23 3 Temptations, The Ball Of Confusion (That’s What The World Is Today) 4:04 Gordy 7099
May 23 3 Eric Burdon and War Spill The Wine 4:51 MGM 14118
May 23 9 Pipkins, The Gimme Dat Ding 2:10 Capitol 2819
May 23 23 Aretha Franklin with The Dixie Flyers Spirit In The Dark 2:58 Atlantic 45-2731
May 23 24 Flaming Ember, The Westbound #9 3:30 Hot Wax 7003
May 23 34 Ike & Tina Turner & The Ikettes I Want To Take You Higher 2:51 Liberty 56177
May 23 38 Sly & The Family Stone I Want To Take You Higher 2:55 Epic 5-10450
May 23 45 Luther Ingram Ain’t That Loving You (For More Reasons Than One) 3:12 KoKo 2105
May 23 46 Smokey Robinson and the Miracles Who’s Gonna Take The Blame 3:34 Tamla 54194
May 23 67 Pickettywitch That Same Old Feeling 3:03 Janus 118
May 23 75 Delaney & Bonnie & Friends Free The People 2:55 Atco 6756
May 23 85 Ginger Baker’s Air Force Man Of Constant Sorrow 3:31 Atco 6750
May 30 1 Jackson 5, The The Love You Save 3:01 Motown 1166
May 30 11 Robin McNamara Lay A Little Lovin’ On Me 3:04 Steed 45-724
May 30 14 Pacific Gas and Electric Are You Ready? 5:49 Columbia 4-45158
May 30 45 Brook Benton with the Dixie Flyers Don’t It Make You Want To Go Home 3:20 Cotillion 45-44078
May 30 47 Little Richard Freedom Blues 3:00 Reprise 0907
May 30 68 Edward Bear You, Me And Mexico 2:46 Capitol 2801
May 30 79 Feather Friends 2:45 White Whale 353
May 30 82 Hollies, The I Can’t Tell The Bottom From The Top 3:50 Epic 10613
May 30 86 O.C. Smith Primrose Lane 2:28 Columbia 45160
May 30 92 Jack Wild Some Beautiful 2:32 Capitol 2742
May 30 93 Barry Mann Feelings 2:16 Scepter 12281
May 30 94 Neon Philharmonic Heighdy-Ho Princess 3:20 Warner Bros. 7380
May 30 96 Jackie DeShannon You Keep Me Hangin’ On/Hurt So Bad (Medley) 3:55 Imperial 66452
May 30 97 Brenda Lee I Think I Love You Again 2:38 Decca 32675

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 6 7 Alive and Kicking Tighter, Tighter 2:45 Roulette 7078
Jun 6 16 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Teach Your Children 2:53 Atlantic 45-2735
Jun 6 29 Three Degrees, The Maybe 4:06 Roulette 7079
Jun 6 30 Lost Generation, The The Sly, Slick, And The Wicked 2:57 Brunswick 55436
Jun 6 37 Johnnie Taylor Steal Away 3:15 Stax 0068
Jun 6 40 Delfonics, The Trying To Make A Fool Of Me 2:58 Philly Groove 162
Jun 6 48 Boys In The Band, The (How About A Little Hand For) The Boys In The Band 2:59 Spring 103
Jun 6 73 Merry Clayton Gimme Shelter 3:41 Ode 66003
Jun 6 73 Lettermen, The She Cried 3:12 Capitol 2820
Jun 6 73 Smith What Am I Gonna Do 2:46 Dunhill 45-4238
Jun 6 75 Shocking Blue, The Long And Lonesome Road 2:41 Colossus 116
Jun 6 87 Tony Burrows Melanie Makes Me Smile 3:04 Bell 884
Jun 6 98 Monkees, The Oh My My 3:00 Colgems 5011
Jun 13 1 Bread Make It With You 3:14 Elektra 45686
Jun 13 14 Miguel Rios A Song Of Joy (Himmo A La Alegria) 4:45 A&M 1193
Jun 13 25 Mark Lindsay Silver Bird 3:05 Columbia 4-45180
Jun 13 27 5th Dimension, The Save The Country 2:39 Bell 895
Jun 13 40 Marvin Gaye The End Of Our Road 2:48 Tamla 54195
Jun 13 46 Norman Greenbaum Canned Ham 2:47 Reprise 0919
Jun 13 70 Al DeLory Song From M*A*S*H 2:30 Capitol 2811
Jun 13 94 Daybreak Good Morning Freedom 2:36 Uni 55234
Jun 13 97 Tammy Wynette He Loves Me All The Way 2:35 Epic 5-10612
Jun 13 99 Ray Charles Singers Move Me, O Wondrous Music 2:47 Command 45-4135
Jun 20 1 Carpenters (They Long To Be) Close To You 3:40 A&M 1183
Jun 20 8 Ronnie Dyson (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) Why Can’t I Touch You 3:26 Columbia 45110
Jun 20 9 B.J. Thomas I Just Can’t Help Believing 2:57 Scepter 12283
Jun 20 45 Intruders, The When We Get Married 3:05 Gamble 4004
Jun 20 50 Tommy Roe Pearl 2:55 ABC 45-11266
Jun 20 55 Neil Young and Crazy Horse Cinnamon Girl 2:45 Reprise 0911
Jun 20 93 George Baker Selection Dear Ann 3:04 Colossus 117
Jun 20 96 Satisfactions, The This Bitter Earth 2:25 Lionel 3201
Jun 20 98 Manhattans, The If My Heart Could Speak 3:52 DeLuxe 122
Jun 20 99 Turley Richards I Heard The Voice Of Jesus 4:25 Warner Bros. 7397
Jun 27 3 Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) 2:30 Tamla 54196
Jun 27 14 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Ohio 3:00 Atlantic 45-2740
Jun 27 16 Assembled Multitude, The Overture From Tommy (A Rock Opera) 2:30 Atlantic 45-2737
Jun 27 29 Neighborhood, The Big Yellow Taxi 2:10 Big Tree 102
Jun 27 43 Engelbert Humperdinck My Marie 3:05 Parrot 40049
Jun 27 53 Tyrone Davis I’ll Be Right Here 2:41 Dakar 45-618
Jun 27 64 Main Ingredient, The You’ve Been My Inspiration 2:55 RCA Victor 74-0340
Jun 27 75 Dion Your Own Back Yard 3:50 Warner Bros. 7401
Jun 27 77 Andy Williams One Day Of Your Life 2:30 Columbia 4-45175
Jun 27 78 Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan Humphrey The Camel 3:04 Wayside 45-013
Jun 27 79 Rattles, The The Witch 2:29 Probe 480
Jun 27 98 Illusion, The Let’s Make Each Other Happy 3:35 Steed 726
Jun 27 100 Turtles, The Eve Of Destruction 2:35 White Whale 355

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 4 17 Kenny Rogers and the First Edition Tell It All Brother 3:25 Reprise 0923
Jul 4 49 Paul Kelly Stealing In The Name Of The Lord 3:35 Happy Tiger 541
Jul 4 52 Glen Campbell Everything A Man Could Ever Need 2:31 Capitol 2843
Jul 4 57 Archies, The Sunshine 2:56 Kirshner 63-1009
Jul 4 60 Conway Twitty Hello Darlin’ 2:25 Decca 32661
Jul 4 64 Ides Of March, The Superman 2:57 Warner Bros. 7403
Jul 4 78 Kool & The Gang Let The Music Take Your Mind 2:50 De-Lite 529
Jul 4 83 Jose Feliciano Destiny 2:28 RCA 358 B
Jul 4 84 Jose Feliciano Susie-Q 5:14 RCA 358 A
Jul 4 87 Charley Pride Wonder Could I Live There Anymore 2:35 RCA 9855
Jul 4 89 Meters, The Hand Clapping Song 2:55 Josie 1021
Jul 11 1 Edwin Starr War 3:19 Gordy 7101
Jul 11 3 Mungo Jerry In The Summertime 3:27 Janus 125
Jul 11 12 Gene Chandler Groovy Situation 3:12 Mercury 73083
Jul 11 21 Neil Diamond Solitary Man 2:28 Bang 578
Jul 11 27 Who, The Summertime Blues 3:22 Decca 32708
Jul 11 32 Jr. Walker & The All Stars Do You See My Love (For You Growing) 3:30 Soul 35073
Jul 11 43 Dionne Warwick Paper Mache 2:56 Scepter 12285
Jul 11 77 Mary Hopkin Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) 3:04 Apple 1823
Jul 11 78 Little Carl Carlton Drop By My Place 2:27 Back Beat 613
Jul 11 81 Bobbie Gentry Apartment #21 3:20 Capitol 2849
Jul 11 91 Brooklyn Bridge, The Down By The River 3:04 Buddah 179
Jul 11 93 Bobby Vinton No Arms Can Ever Hold You 2:31 Epic 5-10629
Jul 11 94 Bee Gees I.O.I.O. 2:44 Atco 6752
Jul 11 97 Bobbi Martin Give A Woman Love 3:02 United Artists 50687
Jul 18 4 Clarence Carter Patches 3:10 Atlantic 45-2748
Jul 18 8 Anne Murray Snowbird 2:08 Capitol 2738
Jul 18 15 James Brown Get Up I Feel Like Being Like A Sex Machine (Part I) 2:49 King 45-6318
Jul 18 17 Guess Who, The Hand Me Down World 3:14 RCA Victor 74-0367
Jul 18 21 Supremes, The Everybody’s Got The Right To Love 2:38 Motown 1167
Jul 18 23 Christie Yellow River 2:40 Epic 5-10626
Jul 18 68 Buddy Miles and the Freedom Express Down By The River 3:07 Mercury 73086
Jul 18 74 Dells, The Long Lonely Nights 2:27 Cadet 5672
Jul 18 90 Glass House, The I Can’t Be You (You Can’t Be Me) 2:38 Invictus 9076
Jul 18 91 McKinley Travis Baby, Is There Something On Your Mind 3:10 Pride 2
Jul 18 93 Jim Campbell The Lights Of Tucson 2:12 Laurie 3546
Jul 25 3 Dawn Candida 3:02 Bell 903
Jul 25 4 Chicago 25 Or 6 To 4 2:52 Columbia 4-45194
Jul 25 14 Spinners It’s A Shame 2:57 V.I.P. 25057
Jul 25 41 Bob Dylan Wigwam 3:08 Columbia 4-45199
Jul 25 45 Ray Stevens America, Communicate With Me 3:06 Barnaby 7-2016
Jul 25 48 B.B. King Hummingbird 3:59 ABC 11268
Jul 25 55 Frijid Pink Sing A Song For Freedom 3:00 Parrot 45-349
Jul 25 56 Freddy Robinson Black Fox 3:43 World Pac. 88155
Jul 25 58 Rascals, The with Sweet Inspirations Glory Glory 3:24 Atlantic 2743
Jul 25 67 Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi 2:16 Reprise 0906
Jul 25 74 Ten Wheel Drive with Genya Ravan Morning Much Better 2:38 Polydor 14037
Jul 25 75 Isley Brothers Girls Will Be Girls, Boys Will Be Boys 2:45 T-Neck 921
Jul 25 76 Booker T. & The MG’s Something 3:38 Stax 0073
Jul 25 85 Andy Kim It’s Your Life 2:45 Steed 727

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 1   Jackson 5, The I Found That Girl 3:09 Motown 1166
Aug 1 5 Bobby Sherman Julie, Do Ya Love Me 2:52 Metromedia 194
Aug 1 7 Rare Earth (I Know) I’m Losing You 3:38 Rare Earth 5017
Aug 1 14 Blood, Sweat and Tears Hi-De-Ho 3:58 Columbia 4-45204
Aug 1 32 Elvis Presley I’ve Lost You 3:31 RCA 9873 A
Aug 1   Elvis Presley The Next Step Is Love 3:30 RCA 9873 B
Aug 1 38 Chairman Of The Board Everything’s Tuesday 2:49 Invictus 9079
Aug 1 42 Dave Mason Only You Know And I Know 4:05 Blue Thumb 114
Aug 1 57 Tommy James Ball And Chain 3:30 Roulette 7084
Aug 1 78 Joe Simon Yours Love 3:03 Sound Stage 7 2664
Aug 1 79 Caboose, The Black Hands White Cotton 3:31 Enterprise 9015
Aug 1 90 Miss Abrams and the Strawberry Point School Third Grade Class Mill Valley 2:57 Reprise 0928
Aug 1 96 Lou Rawls Bring It On Home 2:59 Capitol 2856
Aug 1 99 Mama Cass Elliot A Song That Never Comes 2:29 Dunhill 4244
Aug 8 1 Diana Ross Ain’t No Mountain High Enough 3:28 Motown 1169
Aug 8 2 Creedence Clearwater Revival Lookin’ Out My Back Door 2:31 Fantasy 645
Aug 8   Creedence Clearwater Revival Long As I Can See The Light 3:27 Fantasy 645
Aug 8 11 Aretha Franklin with The Dixie Flyers Don’t Play That Song 3:00 Atlantic 2751
Aug 8 21 Michael Nesmith and the First National Band Joanne 3:10 RCA 0368
Aug 8 29 Poppy Family, The Featuring Susan Jacks That’s Where I Went Wrong 2:32 London 45-139
Aug 8 48 Bert Sommer We’re All Playing In The Same Band 3:17 Eleuthera 470
Aug 8 50 Elephant’s Memory Mongoose 4:56 Metromedia 182
Aug 8 51 Marmalade, The Rainbow 3:05 London 45-20059
Aug 8 69 Grateful Dead Uncle John’s Band 3:07 Warner Bros. 7410
Aug 8 84 Jackie DeShannon It’s So Nice 2:32 Liberty 56187
Aug 8 94 Tony Joe White Save Your Sugar For Me 2:05 Monument 1206
Aug 15 3 Sugarloaf Green-Eyed Lady 3:33 Liberty 56183
Aug 15 4 Free All Right Now 4:14 A&M 1206
Aug 15 16 Ernie (Jim Henson) Rubber Duckie 2:23 Columbia 4-45207
Aug 15 22 Grand Funk Railroad Closer To Home 5:30 Capitol 2877
Aug 15 25 Linda Ronstadt Long Long Time 2:59 Capitol 2846
Aug 15 43 Delaney & Bonnie and Friends Soul Shake 3:10 Atco 45-6756
Aug 15 69 Steve Miller Band Going To The Country 2:08 Capitol 2878
Aug 15 72 Chi-Lites, The I Like Your Loving 2:48 Brunswick 55438
Aug 15 89 Cool Heat Groovin’ With Mr. Bloe 2:56 Forward 152
Aug 15 92 Elton John Border Song 3:20 Uni 55246
Aug 22 1 Neil Diamond Cracklin’ Rosie 2:47 Uni 55250
Aug 22 12 Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Band Express Yourself 3:49 Warner Bros. 7417
Aug 22 14 Tom Jones I (Who Have Nothing) 2:55 Parrot 40051
Aug 22 22 Hotlegs Neanderthal Man 4:18 Capitol 2886
Aug 22 31 Mashmakhan As The Years Go By 3:00 Epic 5-10634
Aug 22 32 Melanie Peace Will Come (According To Plan) 4:47 Buddah 186
Aug 22 37 Five Flights Up Do What You Wanna Do 2:25 T-A 202
Aug 22 44 Moments, The If I Didn’t Care 2:59 Stang 5016
Aug 22 52 O.C. Smith Baby, I Need Your Loving 2:55 Columbia 45206
Aug 22 54 5th Dimension, The On The Beach (In The Summertime) 3:30 Bell 913
Aug 22 55 Donovan Riki Tiki Tavi 2:56 Epic 5-10649
Aug 22 61 Brotherhood Of Man, The Where Are You Going To My Love 3:18 Deram 45-85065
Aug 22 62 Steppenwolf Screaming Night Hog 3:17 Dunhill 4248
Aug 22 67 Major Lance Stay Away From Me (I Love You Too Much) 3:06 Curtom 1953
Aug 22 68 Wilson Pickett She Said Yes 3:13 Atlantic 2753
Aug 22 74 Originals, The We Can Make It Baby 2:45 Soul 35074
Aug 22 77 Brenda & The Tabulations Don’t Make Me Over 3:55 Top & Bottom 404
Aug 22 81 Funkadelic I Wanna Know If It’s Good To You 3:00 Westbound 167
Aug 22 88 Jaggerz, The What A Bummer 2:30 Kama Sutra 513
Aug 22 95 Jerry Butler Where Are You Going 3:10 Mercury 73101
Aug 22 99 Arkade Sing Out The Love (In My Heart) 2:15 Dunhill 4247
Aug 29 11 Ray Price For The Good Times 3:48 Columbia 4-45178
Aug 29 9 Kinks, The Lola 4:06 Reprise 0930
Aug 29 11 Four Tops Still Water (Love) 2:58 Motown 1170
Aug 29 15 Three Dog Night Out In The Country 3:08 Dunhill 4250
Aug 29 24 Candi Staton Stand By Your Man 2:42 Fame 1472
Aug 29 42 Isaac Hayes I Stand Accused 6:50 Enterprise 9017
Aug 29 46 Johnny Cash Sunday Morning Coming Down 4:06 Columbia 45211
Aug 29 59 James Gang, The Funk #49 3:05 ABC 11272
Aug 29 91 Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers Monster Mash 3:01 Parrot 348
Aug 29 98 Vanity Fare (I Remember) Summer Morning 2:54 Page One 21033

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 5 3 Brian Hyland Gypsy Woman 2:32 Uni 55240
Sep 5 5 R. Dean Taylor Indiana Wants Me 3:00 Rare Earth 5013
Sep 5 8 100 Proof (Aged In Soul) Somebody’s Been Sleeping 2:46 Hot Wax 7004
Sep 5 10 Glen Campbell It’s Only Make Believe 2:21 Capitol 2905
Sep 5 14 New Seekers, The Featuring Eve Graham Look What They’ve Done To My Song Ma 3:18 Elektra 45699
Sep 5 56 Impressions, The (Baby) Turn On To Me 2:56 Curtom 1954
Sep 5 74 Traffic Empty Pages 3:57 United Artists 50692
Sep 5 85 Little Richard Greenwood Mississippi 3:20 Reprise 942
Sep 5 87 Mavis Staples I Have Learned To Do Without You 4:09 Volt 4044
Sep 5 94 Johnny Rivers & Friends Fire And Rain 3:15 Imperial 66453
Sep 5 98 O’Jays, The Looky Looky (Look at Me Girl) 2:44 Neptune 31
Sep 12 2 Carpenters We’ve Only Just Begun 3:09 A&M 1217
Sep 12 3 James Taylor Fire And Rain 3:20 Warner Bros. 7423
Sep 12 8 Bobby Bloom Montego Bay 2:24 L&R 157
Sep 12 18 Simon and Garfunkel El Condor Pasa 3:06 Columbia 45237
Sep 12 24 Freda Payne Deeper And Deeper 3:17 Invictus 9080
Sep 12 48 Three Degrees, The I Do Take You 3:07 Roulette 7088
Sep 12 49 Tommy Roe We Can Make Music 2:50 ABC 11273
Sep 12 51 Paul Davis I Just Wanna Keep It Together 2:30 Bang 579
Sep 12 87 Ronnie Milsap Loving You Is A Natural Thing 2:53 Chips 2889
Sep 12 97 Spirit Animal Zoo 2:54 Epic 10648
Sep 12 99 Love Alone Again Or 2:50 Elektra 45700
Sep 19 1 Jackson 5 I’ll Be There 3:44 Motown 1171
Sep 19 22 Teegarden & Van Winkle God, Love And Rock & Roll 3:01 Westbound 170
Sep 19 30 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Our House 2:59 Atlantic 45-2760
Sep 19 44 Mark Lindsay And the Grass Won’t Pay No Mind 3:32 Columbia 4-45125
Sep 19 50 Whispers, The Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong 2:45 Soul Clock 1004
Sep 19 53 Delfonics, The When You Get Right Down To It 2:48 Philly Groove 163
Sep 19 55 Shirley Bassey Something 3:33 United Artists 50698
Sep 19 61 Grass Roots, The Come On And Say It 2:25 Dunhill 4249
Sep 19 67 Diane Kolby Holy Man 3:05 Columbia 4-45169
Sep 19 72 Otis Leavill Love Uprising 2:38 Dakar 45-620
Sep 19 77 Fantasy Stoned Cowboy 3:44 Liberty 56190
Sep 19 88 R.B. Greaves Georgia Took Her Back 2:37 Atco 45-6778
Sep 26 10 Bread It Don’t Matter To Me 2:46 Elektra 45701
Sep 26 12 Who, The See Me, Feel Me 3:22 Decca 732729
Sep 26 14 Wilson Pickett Engine Number 9 2:46 Atlantic 45-2765
Sep 26 47 Engelbert Humperdinck Sweetheart 2:59 Parrot 40054
Sep 26 64 Blue Mink Our World 4:04 Philips 40686
Sep 26 69 Alive ‘N Kickin’ Just Let It Come 2:17 Roulette 7087
Sep 26 81 Blues Image Gas Lamps And Clay 2:39 Atco 45-6777
Sep 26 82 White Plains Lovin’ You Baby 3:05 Deram 85066
Sep 26 87 Kool & The Gang Funky Man 3:03 De-Lite 534
Sep 26 96 Faith, Hope and Charity Baby Don’t Take Your Love 2:48 Maxwell 808

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 3 41 Ray Charles If You Were Mine 2:49 ABC 45-11271
Oct 3 11 Presidents, The 5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years Of Love) 3:00 Sussex 207
Oct 3 13 James Brown Super Bad (Part 1 & Part 2) 4:05 King 45-6329
Oct 3 29 Blood, Sweat & Tears Lucretia Mac Evil 3:05 Columbia 4-45235
Oct 3 33 Temptations, The Ungena Za Ulimwengu (Unite The World) 4:14 Gordy 7102
Oct 3 37 Dionne Warwick Make It Easy On Yourself 3:32 Scepter 12294
Oct 3 45 Ann Peebles Part Time Love 2:48 Hi 45-2178
Oct 3 49 Quicksilver Messenger Service Fresh Air 3:21 Capitol 2920
Oct 3 49 Jake Holmes So Close 3:26 Polydor 2-14041
Oct 3 58 Tyrone Davis Let Me Back In 2:40 Dakar 621
Oct 3 72 Poco You Better Think Twice 3:18 Epic 10636
Oct 3 79 Assembled Multitude, The Woodstock 2:15 Atlantic 2764
Oct 3 80 Robin McNamara Got To Believe In Love 2:25 Steed 728
Oct 3 98 Brooklyn Bridge Day Is Done 2:29 Buddah 193
Oct 10 1 Partridge Family, The Starring Shirley Jones Featuring David Cassidy I Think I Love You 2:50 Bell 910
Oct 10 11 Joe Cocker Cry Me A River 3:50 A&M 1200
Oct 10 26 Canned Heat Let’s Work Together 2:45 Liberty 56151
Oct 10 60 Friends Of Distinction, The Time Waits For No One 2:49 RCA Victor 74-0385
Oct 10 77 Band, The Time To Kill 3:24 Capitol 2870
Oct 10 82 Five Stairsteps, The America / Standing (Medley) 2:37 Buddah 188
Oct 10   Five Stairsteps, The Because I Love You 3:59 Buddah 188
Oct 10 86 Buddy Miles Dreams 3:03 Mercury 73119
Oct 10 91 Main Ingredient, The I’m Better Off Without You 3:07 RCA 382
Oct 10 92 Laura Nyro Up On The Roof 3:15 Columbia 4-45230
Oct 10 93 Pacific Gas and Electric Father Come On Home 2:57 Columbia 45221
Oct 10 100 Brian Auger And The Trinity Listen Here 3:34 RCA 381
Oct 17 1 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles The Tears Of A Clown 3:02 Tamla 54199
Oct 17 9 Stevie Wonder Heaven Help Us All 3:07 Tamla 54200
Oct 17 18 Eric Clapton After Midnight 2:51 Atco 45-6784
Oct 17 33 Kenny Rogers and the First Edition Heed The Call 3:17 Reprise 0953
Oct 17 34 Flaming Ember, The I’m Not My Brothers Keeper 2:55 Hot Wax 7006
Oct 17 39 Johnnie Taylor I Am Somebody (Part 2) 3:18 Stax 0078
Oct 17 50 Ronnie Dyson I Don’t Wanna Cry 3:00 Columbia 45240
Oct 17 74 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Jerusalem 2:30 A&M 1225
Oct 17 89 Isley Brothers, The Get Into Something 3:51 T-Neck 924
Oct 17 94 Etta James Losers Weepers (Part 1) 2:56 Cadet 5676
Oct 17 94 Waylon Jennings The Taker 2:28 RCA Victor 47-9885
Oct 24 6 King Floyd Groove Me 2:54 Chimneyville 435
Oct 24 2 5th Dimension, The One Less Bell To Answer 3:29 Bell 940
Oct 24 10 Guess Who, The Share The Land 3:53 RCA Victor 74-0388
Oct 24 11 Elvis Presley You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me 2:29 RCA Victor 47-9916
Oct 24   Elvis Presley Patch It Up 3:09 RCA Victor 47-9916
Oct 24 33 Neil Young Only Love Can Break Your Heart 3:13 Reprise 0958
Oct 24 52 Crow (Don’t Try To Lay No Boogie Woogie On The) “King Of Rock And Roll” 2:29 Amaret 45-125
Oct 24 61 David and Jimmy Ruffin Stand By Me 3:48 Soul 35076
Oct 24 66 Iron Butterfly Easy Rider (Let The Wind Pay The Way) 3:05 Atco 6782
Oct 24 69 Dennis Yost & The Classics IV Where Did All The Good Times Go 2:34 Liberty 56200
Oct 24 69 Bobby Byrd I Need Help (I Can’t Do It Alone) 2:55 King 6323
Oct 24 71 Charley Pride I Can’t Believe That You’ve Stopped Loving Me 3:06 RCA Victor 47-9902
Oct 24 81 Conway Twitty Fifteen Years Ago 3:09 Decca 32742
Oct 24 92 Tammy Wynette Run, Woman, Run 2:25 Epic 10653
Oct 31 6 Barbra Streisand Stoney End 2:57 Columbia 45236
Oct 31 8 Jerry Reed Amos Moses 2:19 RCA Victor 47-9904
Oct 31 8 Badfinger No Matter What 2:57 Apple 1822
Oct 31 45 B.B. King Chains And Things 3:27 ABC 11280
Oct 31 61 Israel “Popper Stopper” Tolbert Big Leg Woman (With A Short Short Mini Skirt) 3:00 Warren 106
Oct 31 61 Gary Puckett I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself 2:57 Columbia 4-45249
Oct 31 90 Roy Clark Thank God And Greyhound 2:35 Dot 17355
Oct 31 93 Joe Simon That’s The Way I Want Our Love 2:31 Sound Stage 7 2667
Oct 31 94 Satisfactions, The One Light Two Lights 2:54 Lionel 3205
Oct 31 99 Dorothy Morrison Spirit In The Sky 3:00 Buddah 196

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 7 7 Chicago Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? 3:17 Columbia 45264
Nov 7 27 Redeye Games 2:34 Pentagram 204
Nov 7 34 Mike Curb Congregation, The Burning Bridges 2:44 MGM 14151
Nov 7 7 Supremes, The Stoned Love 2:57 Motown 1172
Nov 7 17 Andy Kim Be My Baby 2:59 Steed 729
Nov 7 20 Neil Diamond He Ain’t Heavy.. He’s My Brother 3:59 Uni 55264
Nov 7 36 Neil Diamond Do It 2:18 Bang 580
Nov 7 51 Clarence Carter It’s All In Your Mind 2:31 Atlantic 2774
Nov 7 73 Crystal Mansion Featuring Johnny Caswell Carolina In My Mind 3:37 Colossus 128
Nov 7 75 Gene Chandler Simply Call It Love 2:35 Mercury 73121
Nov 7 81 Ray Stevens Sunset Strip 3:35 Barnaby 7-2021
Nov 7 87 Ringo Starr Beaucoups Of Blues 2:33 Apple 2969
Nov 7 91 Dunn and McCashen Alright In The City 2:31 Capitol 2935
Nov 7 93 Martha Reeves and the Vandellas I Gotta Let You Go 2:29 Gordy 7103
Nov 7 95 Flame, The See The Light 3:05 Brother 45-3500
Nov 14 4 Santana Black Magic Woman 3:16 Columbia 45270
Nov 14 9 Van Morrison Domino 3:02 Warner Bros. 7434
Nov 14 10 Perry Como It’s Impossible 3:12 RCA Victor 74-0387
Nov 14 13 Chairmen Of The Board Pay To The Piper 3:06 Invictus 9081
Nov 14 20 Runt (Todd Rundgren) We Gotta Get You A Woman 3:04 Ampex 31001
Nov 14 47 Jim Ed Brown Morning 3:05 RCA Victor 45-9909
Nov 14 54 O.V. Wright Ace Of Spade 2:20 Back Beat 615
Nov 14 54 Steppenwolf Who Needs Ya 2:47 Dunhill 4261
Nov 14 67 James Taylor Carolina In My Mind 3:04 Apple 1805
Nov 14 85 Intruders, The This Is My Love Song 2:55 Gamble 4007
Nov 21 1 Dawn Knock Three Times 2:56 Bell 938
Nov 21 9 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Mr. Bojangles 5:15 Liberty 56197
Nov 21 16 Led Zeppelin Immigrant Song 2:21 Atlantic 2777
Nov 21 19 Three Dog Night One Man Band 2:48 Dunhill 4262
Nov 21 29 Curtis Mayfield (Don’t Worry) If There’s A Hell Below We’re All Going To Go 3:21 Curtom 1955
Nov 21 56 Moments, The All I Have 3:20 Stang 5017
Nov 21 60 Al Green I Can’t Get Next To You 3:42 Hi 2182
Nov 21 25 Tom Jones Can’t Stop Loving You 4:08 Parrot 40056
Nov 21 37 Aretha Franklin Border Song (Holy Moses) 3:20 Atlantic 2772
Nov 21 87 Mary Hopkin Think About Your Children 2:57 Apple 1825
Nov 21 88 Bobby Vee Sweet Sweetheart 2:45 Liberty 56208
Nov 21 92 Little Anthony and the Imperials Help Me Find A Way (To Say I Love You) 3:10 United Artists 50720
Nov 21 93 Bill Anderson Where Have All Our Heroes Gone 3:59 Decca 32744
Nov 28 3 Lynn Anderson Rose Garden 2:52 Columbia 4-45252
Nov 28 8 Elton John Your Song 3:57 Uni 55265
Nov 28 9 Gladys Knight & The Pips If I Were Your Woman 2:59 Soul 35078
Nov 28 14 Supremes, The and Four Tops River Deep-Mountain High 3:13 Motown 1173
Nov 28 38 B.J. Thomas Most Of All 2:52 Scepter 12299
Nov 28 42 Michael Nesmith and the First National Band Silver Moon 3:15 RCA 399
Nov 28 49 Free Stealer 2:30 A&M 1230
Nov 28 1 George Harrison My Sweet Lord 4:35 Apple 2995
Nov 28   George Harrison Isn’t It A Pity 6:53 Apple 2995
Nov 28 61 Black Sabbath Paranoid 2:50 Warner Bros. 7437
Nov 28 71 Robert John When The Party Is Over 2:33 A&M 1210
Nov 28 98 Donnie Elbert Can’t Get Over Losing You 3:08 Rare Bullet 101

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1970

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 5 3 Bee Gees Lonely Days 3:45 Atco 45-6795
Dec 5 30 Jackie Moore Precious, Precious 3:25 Atlantic 45-2681
Dec 5 43 Dionne Warwick The Green Grass Starts To Grow 3:00 Scepter 12300
Dec 5 45 Redbone Maggie 2:42 Epic 5-10670
Dec 5 52 Melanie Ruby Tuesday 3:52 Buddah 202
Dec 5 62 Gypsy Gypsy Queen – Part 1 3:53 Metromedia 202
Dec 5 83 Anne Murray Sing High – Sing Low 2:40 Capitol 2988
Dec 5 66 Deep Purple Black Night 2:58 Warner Bros. 7405
Dec 5 83 Loretta Lynn Coal Miner’s Daughter 3:00 Decca 32749
Dec 5 89 Bobby Bland Keep On Loving Me (You’ll See The Change) 2:32 Duke 464
Dec 5 94 Sandpipers, The Free To Carry On 2:41 A&M 1227
Dec 5 95 Klowns, The Lady Love 3:21 RCA Victor 74-0393
Dec 12 14 Stephen Stills Love The One You’re With 3:03 Atlantic 2778
Dec 12 15 Judy Collins Amazing Grace 4:04 Elektra 45709
Dec 12 17 Rare Earth Born To Wander 2:54 Rare Earth 5021
Dec 12 32 Little Sister Somebody’s Watching You 2:52 Stone Flower 45-9001
Dec 12 47 Grand Funk Railroad Mean Mistreater (Live) 3:50 Capitol 2996
Dec 12 49 Main Ingredient, The I’m So Proud 3:33 RCA 401
Dec 12 54 Johnny Cash Flesh And Blood 2:44 Columbia 45269
Dec 12 72 Frijid Pink Heartbreak Hotel 2:50 Parrot 352
Dec 12 86 Buddy Miles We Got To Live Together – Part 1 3:20 Mercury 73159
Dec 12 82 R.B. Greaves Whiter Shade Of Pale 3:20 Atco 45-6789
Dec 12 84 Teegarden and Van Winkle Everything Is Going To Be Alright 3:40 Westbound 171
Dec 12 89 Five Flights Up After The Feeling Is Gone 2:45 T-A 207
Dec 12 93 Archie Bell & The Drells Wrap It Up 2:40 Atlantic 2768
Dec 12 94 Rozetta Johnson A Womans’ Way 3:39 Clintone 001
Dec 12 97 Dave Mason Satin Red And Black Velvet Woman 2:20 Blue Thumb 7117
Dec 19 25 Rufus Thomas (Do The) Push And Pull (Part 1) 3:14 Stax 0079
Dec 19 26 Edwin Starr Stop The War Now 3:35 Gordy 7104
Dec 19 40 Joe Simon Your Time To Cry 2:57 Spring 108
Dec 19 50 Ray Stevens Bridget The Midget (The Queen Of The Blues) 3:37 Barnaby 7-2024
Dec 19 50 Eric Burdon and War They Can’t Take Away Our Music 6:50 MGM 14196
Dec 19 53 Originals, The God Bless Whoever Sent You 3:15 Soul 35079
Dec 19 56 Jackie Wilson (I Can Feel Those Vibrations) This Love Is Real 2:53 Brunswick 55443
Dec 19 62 Tommy James Church Street Soul Revival 2:58 Roulette 7093
Dec 19 72 Chi-Lites, The Are You My Woman? (Tell Me So) 2:35 Brunswick 55442
Dec 19   Aretha Franklin with the Dixie Flyers You And Me 2:54 Atlantic 2772
Dec 26 4 Dave Edmunds I Hear You Knocking 2:48 MAM 3601
Dec 26 5 Gordon Lightfoot If You Could Read My Mind 3:48 Reprise 0974
Dec 26 7 Wadsworth Mansion Sweet Mary 2:55 Sussex 209
Dec 26 11 Bobby Goldsboro Watching Scotty Grow 2:33 United Artists 50727
Dec 26 15 Grass Roots, The Temptation Eyes 2:35 Dunhill 4263
Dec 26 16 Diana Ross Remember Me 3:16 Motown 1176
Dec 26 21 Elvis Presley I Really Don’t Want To Know 2:45 RCA 9960 A
Dec 26   Elvis Presley There Goes My Everything 2:58 RCA 9960 B
Dec 26 33 Liz Damon’s Orient Express 1900 Yesterday 2:51 White Whale 368
Dec 26 67 Brook Benton with the Dixie Flyers Shoes 2:50 Cotillion 44093
Dec 26 75 Jr. Walker & The All Stars Holly Holy 3:12 Soul 35081
Dec 26 90 Jazz Crusaders, The Way Back Home 2:40 Chisa 8010
Dec 26 96 Betty Everett I Got To Tell Somebody 2:20 Fantasy 652