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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top Songs of 1970

1969 <-1970-> 1971


  

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1.
02/1970
393

✫1
US
✫1
AC




✫1
UK
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1971]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #47]
[Columbia 45079]
written by Paul Simon
2.
11/1970
383

✫1
US
10
AC




✫1
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #454]
charted as My Sweet Lord / Isn't It a Pity in US charts
[Apple 2995]
written by George Harrison
Let It Be
3.
03/1970
332

✫1
US
✫1
AC




2
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #20]
[Apple 2764]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
4.
05/1970
307

9
US
✫1
AC
37
country


✫1
UK
[live]
[RCA 47-9835]
written by Baker Knight
Cracklin' Rosie
5.
08/1970
294

✫1
US
2
AC




3
UK
[Uni 55250]
written by Neil Diamond
6.
05/1970
291

✫1
US






3
UK
[Dunhill 4239]
written by Randy Newman
7.
06/1970
283

✫1
US
4
AC




5
UK
[Elektra 45686]
written by David Gates
I Think I Love You
8.
10/1970
253

✫1
US
8
AC




18
UK
starring Shirley Jones and featuring David Cassidy
[Bell 910]
written by Tony Romeo
9.
03/1970
230

✫1
US






19
UK
B side No Sugar Tonight charted from 4 april 1970 in US Hot 100
written by Burton Cummings, Garry Peterson, Jim Kale & Randy Bachman
Lola
10.
07/1970
206

9
US






2
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #422]
[Reprise 0930]
written by Ray Davies
Come and Get It
11.
01/1970
199

7
US






4
UK
[Apple 1815]
written by Paul McCartney
25 or 6 to 4
12.
07/1970
191

4
US






7
UK
[Columbia 45194 A]
written by Robert Lamm
The Long and Winding Road
13.
05/1970
186

✫1
US
2
AC






14.
02/1970
184

7
US






4
UK
[Parrot 341]
written by traditional
No Matter What
15.
10/1970
173

8
US






5
UK
[Apple 1822]
written by Pete Ham
Your Song
16.
11/1970
171

8
US
9
AC




7
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #136]
[Uni 55265]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Question
17.
05/1970
166

21
US






2
UK
[Threshold 67004]
written by Justin Hayward
Fire and Rain
18.
09/1970
161

3
US
7
AC




42
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #227]
[Warner 7423]
written by James Taylor
Neanderthal Man
19.
07/1970
161

22
US






2
UK
[Capitol 2886]
written by Kevin Godley, Lol Creme & Eric Stewart
Let's Work Together
20.
01/1970
158

26
US






2
UK
[Liberty 56151]
written by Wilbert Harrison
Lookin' Out My Back Door/Long as I Can See the Light
21.
08/1970
152

2
US








written by John Fogerty
Lonely Days
22.
12/1970
152

3
US
28
AC




33
UK
If You Could Read My Mind
23.
12/1970
151

5
US
✫1
AC




30
UK
[Reprise 0974]
written by Gordon Lightfoot
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
24.
10/1970
146

11
US
✫1
AC
56
country


9
UK
25.
11/1970
145









✫1
UK
written by Jimi Hendrix
26.
03/1970
137

4
US




20
R&B


[live]
[Rare Earth 5012]
written by Smokey Robinson (as William "Smokey" Robinson)
27.
01/1970
136

2
US








written by John Fogerty
Cecilia
28.
04/1970
133

4
US
31
AC




51
UK
written by Paul Simon
29.
11/1970
130

4
US
29
AC






[Columbia 45270]
written by Peter Green
30.
08/1970
128

4
US








[A&M 1206]
written by Andy Fraser & Paul Rodgers
31.
04/1970
117

4
US








written by John Fogerty
32.
08/1970
107

61
US






4
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #250]
[Warner 7437]
written by Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi, Bill Ward & Ozzy Osbourne
33.
04/1970
107

7
US






39
UK
with Leon Russell
[A&M 1174]
written by Wayne Carson Thompson
Up Around the Bend
34.
06/1970
103









3
UK
[Fantasy 641]
written by John Fogerty
Apeman
35.
12/1970
101

45
US






5
UK
[Reprise 979]
written by Ray Davies
I've Lost You
36.
08/1970
101

32
US
5
AC
57
country


9
UK
charted as I've Lost You / The Next Step Is Love in US AC charts
[RCA 47-9873]
written by Alan Blaikley & Ken Howard
37.
08/1970
98

7
US




20
R&B


[Rare Earth 5017]
written by Norman Whitfield, Eddie Holland Jr. & Cornelius Grant
38.
01/1970
95









4
UK
written by Ian Anderson
39.
05/1970
88

103
US






5
UK
[Capitol 2765]
written by Leadbelly (as Lead Belly)
40.
09/1970
84

10
US
2
AC






[Elektra 45701]
written by David Gates
Evil Ways
41.
01/1970
83

9
US
19
AC






[Columbia 45069]
written by Clarence Henry
Make Me Smile
42.
04/1970
81

9
US








[Columbia 45127]
written by James Pankow
43.
12/1970
75

14
US
32
AC




37
UK
[Atlantic 2778]
written by Stephen Stills
44.
10/1970
70

10
US








charted as Share the Land / Bus Rider in Australia charts
[RCA 0388]
written by Burton Cummings
Big Yellow Taxi
45.
06/1970
67

67
US
33
AC




11
UK
[Reprise 0906]
written by Joni Mitchell
Patch It Up
46.
10/1970
65

11
US








US: B-side to You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
[RCA 47-9916]
written by Eddie Rabbitt & Rory Michael Bourke
47.
03/1970
64

11
US








as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
[Atlantic 2723]
written by Joni Mitchell
Travellin' Band
48.
04/1970
63









8
UK
written by John Fogerty
Lady D'Arbanville
49.
06/1970
63









8
UK
written by Cat Stevens
See Me, Feel Me
50.
09/1970
62

12
US








[Decca 32729]
written by Pete Townshend
51.
08/1970
61

15
US
11
AC






[Dunhill/ABC 4250]
written by Paul Williams & Roger Nichols
52.
11/1970
59

20
US
4
AC






53.
10/1970
59

11
US








[A&M 1200]
written by Arthur Hamilton
El Condor Pasa
54.
09/1970
59

18
US
6
AC






[Columbia 45237]
written by Daniel Alomía Robles & Paul Simon
55.
05/1970
59

98
US






10
UK
[Deram 7529]
written by Alvin Lee
Immigrant Song
56.
11/1970
57

16
US








[Atlantic 2777]
written by Jimmy Page & Robert Plant
Teach Your Children
57.
06/1970
56

16
US
28
AC






as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
[Atlantic 2735]
written by Graham Nash
58.
08/1970
56

14
US
14
AC






59.
07/1970
55

21
US
6
AC






[R]
[Bang 578]
written by Neil Diamond
60.
08/1970
55









11
UK
written by Charlie Whitney (as John "Charlie" Whitney), Roger Chapman & John Williamson
61.
02/1970
55

57
US






16
UK
written by Robbie Robertson
Joanne
62.
08/1970
54

21
US
6
AC






as Michael Nesmith & The First National Band
[RCA Victor 0368]
written by Michael Nesmith
63.
02/1970
53

15
US








[Dunhill 4229]
written by Garry Bonner & Alan Gordon [Alan Lee Gordon]
Ohio
64.
06/1970
53

14
US








as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #385]
[Atlantic 2740]
written by Neil Young
Shilo
65.
02/1970

Shilo by Neil Diamond

from Shilo   
52

24
US
8
AC






[R]
[Bang 575]
written by Neil Diamond
66.
12/1970
51

17
US




48
R&B


[Rare Earth 5021]
written by Tom Baird
67.
11/1970
51

20
US








as Runt
written by Todd Rundgren
68.
04/1970
50

21
US








[Windfall 532]
written by Leslie West & Corky Laing
69.
07/1970
50

17
US








[RCA 0367]
written by Burton Cummings & Kurt Winter
70.
10/1970
50

18
US








[Atco 6784]
written by J.J. Cale
71.
11/1970
49

19
US








[Dunhill/ABC 4262]
written by Billy Fox, Tommy Kaye & January Tyme
72.
07/1970
49

27
US






38
UK
[Decca 32708]
written by Eddie Cochran & Jerry Capehart
73.
08/1970
44

22
US








[Capitol 2877]
written by Mark Farner
74.
08/1970
44

25
US
20
AC






[Capitol 2846]
written by Gary White
Chestnut Mare
75.
12/1970
40

121
US






19
UK
[Columbia 45259]
written by Roger McGuinn & Jacques Levy
76.
08/1970
39

32
US
5
AC
57
country




US: B-side to I've Lost You ; charted as I've Lost You / The Next Step Is Love in US AC charts
[RCA 47-9873]
written by Paul Evans & Paul Parnes
77.
05/1970
38

30
US
5
AC






[Uni 55224]
written by Neil Diamond
78.
09/1970
35

30
US
20
AC






as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
[Atlantic 2760]
written by Graham Nash
79.
09/1970
34









20
UK
[Fantasy 645]
written by John Fogerty
80.
10/1970
33

29
US
39
AC






81.
01/1970
31

62
US






33
UK
[Reprise 863]
written by Ray Davies
82.
10/1970
27

33
US








[Reprise 0958]
written by Neil Young
83.
11/1970
26

42
US
7
AC






as Michael Nesmith & The First National Band
[RCA Victor 0399]
written by Michael Nesmith
84.
04/1970
23

35
US








[Dunhill 4234]
written by John Kay, Larry Byrom & Jerry Edmonton
Wigwam
85.
07/1970
22

41
US
13
AC






[Columbia 45199]
written by Bob Dylan
86.
02/1970
19

53
US
11
AC






[Uni 55204]
written by Buffy Sainte-Marie
87.
08/1970
17

42
US








[Blue Thumb 114]
written by Dave Mason
88.
08/1970
16

43
US








89.
10/1970
15

49
US








[Capitol 2920]
written by Jesse Oris Farrow
90.
12/1970
15

47
US








[live]
[Capitol 2996]
written by Mark Farner
91.
08/1970
14

59
US








Cinnamon Girl
92.
06/1970
14

55
US








[Reprise 0911]
written by Neil Young
I.O.I.O.
93.
03/1970
13

94
US






49
UK
94.
01/1970

Hold On by The Rascals

from See   See
13

51
US








written by Felix Cavaliere
95.
08/1970
13

55
US








[Epic 10649]
written by Donovan (as Donovan Leitch)
96.
04/1970
13

50
US








97.
11/1970
12

54
US








[Dunhill 4261]
written by John Kay & Larry Byrom
98.
10/1970
11

72
US








[Epic 10636]
written by Jim Messina
Carolina in My Mind
99.
11/1970
11

67
US








[Apple 1805]
written by James Taylor
100.
09/1970
11

74
US








[United Artists 50692]
written by Steve Winwood & Jim Capaldi

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