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1970

TOP PERFORMING SINGLES

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No 10
No 10

No 10

Single: War - Edwin Starr

B-Side: He Who Picks a Rose

From the Album: War & Peace

Released: June 10, 1970

Recorded: May 15, 1970

Studio: Hitsville USA (Studio A), Detroit, Michigan

Genre: Funk

Length: 3:22

Label: Gordy (Gordy 7101)

Songwriter(s): Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong

Producer(s): Norman Whitfield

No 9
No 9

No 9

Single: Mama Told Me (Not to Come) - Three Dog Night

B-Side: Rock & Roll Widow

From the Album: It Ain’t Easy

Released: May 1970

Recorded: 1969–1970

Studio: American Recording Company

Genre: Rock

Length: 3:19 (album) – 2:58 (single)

Label: Dunhill (Dunhill 4239)

Songwriter(s): Randy Newman

Producer(s): Richard Podolor

No 8
No 8

No 8

Single: (They Long To Be) Close To You - The Carpenters

B-Side: I Kept on Lovin’ You

From the Album: Close to You

Released: May 14, 1970

Recorded: 1970

Studio: –

Genre: Pop – Soft Rock

Length: 4:33 (album) – 3:40 (single)

Label: A&M (A&M 1183)

Songwriter(s): Burt Bacharach Hal David

Producer(s): Jack Daugherty

No 7
No 7

No 7

Single: Let It Be - The Beatles

B-Side: You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)

From the Album: Let it Be

Released: 6 March 1970

Recorded: 30 April 1969 & 4 January 1970

Studio: EMI & Apple

Genre: Rock

Length: 4:03 (album) – 3:50 (single)

Label: Apple (Apple 2764)

Songwriter(s): Lennon–McCartney

Producer(s): George Martin (single version), Phil Spector (album version)

No 6
No 6

No 6

Single: ABC - The Jackson 5

B-Side: The Young Folks

From the Album: ABC

Released: February 24, 1970

Recorded: December 1969

Studio: –

Genre: Bubblegum-soul

Length: 2:55

Label: Motown (Motown 1163)

Songwriter(s):  The Corporation (Berry Gordy, Freddie Perren, Alphonzo Mizell and Deke Richards)

Producer(s): The Corporation

No 5
No 5

No 5

Single: Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head - B.J. Thomas

B-Side: Never Had It So Good

From the Album: Raindrops keep Fallin’ on My Head

Released: October 1969

Recorded: 1969

Studio: A&R Recording Studios, New York City

Genre: Pop – Soft Rock

Length: 3:02

Label: Scepter (Scepter 12265)

Songwriter(s): Burt Bacharach, Hal David

Producer(s): Burt Bacharach, Hal David

No 4
No 4

No 4

Single: Band of Gold - Freda Payne

B-Side: The Easiest Way to Fall

From the Album: Band of Gold

Released: February 1970

Recorded: –

Studio: –

Genre: Soul

Length: 2:53

Label: Invictus (Invictus 9075)

Songwriter(s): Edythe Wayne, Ron Dunbar

Producer(s): Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier

No 3
No 3

No 3

Single: Get Ready - Rare Earth

B-Side: Get Ready (Instrumental)

From the Album: Get Ready

Released: September 30, 1969

Recorded: July 3–17, 1969

Studio: –

Genre: Soul

Length: 2:53

Label: Rare Earth (Rare Earth 5012)

Songwriter(s):William “Smokey” Robinson

Producer(s): Rare Earth

No 2
No 2

No 2

Single: American Woman - The Guess Who

B-Side: No Sugar Tonight

From the Album: American Woman

Released: March 1970

Recorded: August 13, 1969

Studio: –

Genre: Blues rock, hard rock, psychedelic rock

Length: 3:50 (single version), 5:07 (album version)

Label: RCA Victor (RCA 0325)

Songwriter(s):Burton Cummings Garry, Peterson Jim, Kale Randy Bachman

Producer(s): Jack Richardson

No 1 (Best Performing Single)
No 1 (Best Performing Single)

No 1 (Best Performing Single)

Single: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel

B-Side: Keep the Customer Satisfied

From the Album: Bridge Over Troubled Water

Released: January 20, 1970

Recorded: August, November 1969

Studio: Columbia Studio B and E, New York City

Genre: Pop rock, gospel

Length: 4:55

Label: Columbia (Columbia 45079)

Songwriter(s): Paul Simon

Producer(s): Roy Halee, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel

 

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