List of Adult Contemporary top 10 singles in 1970 (U.S.)

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This is a list of songs that have charted in the top ten of the Billboard Adult Contemporary in 1970.

Top-ten singles[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles which peaked in 1970
Top ten

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Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

top ten

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Singles from 1969
November 29 "Midnight Cowboy" Ferrante & Teicher 2 January 10 10
December 13 "A Brand New Me" Dusty Springfield 3 January 10 6
December 20 "Winter World of Love" Engelbert Humperdinck 3 February 7 10
"Don't Cry Daddy" Elvis Presley 3 January 17 8
December 27 "Come Saturday Morning"[B] The Sandpipers 8 May 30 6
Singles from 1970
January 3 "Traces/Memories Medley" The Lettermen 3 January 24 6
"Tonight I'll Say a Prayer"[A] Eydie Game 8 January 10 3
January 10 "Without Love" Tom Jones 1 January 31 8
January 17 "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" Dionne Warwick 1 February 7 8
"Walkin' in the Rain" Jay & the Americans 8 January 31 4
January 24 "Honey Come Back" Glen Campbell 4 February 7 6
February 7 "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" Joe South 3 February 14 4
"Blowing Away" The 5th Dimension 7 February 7 2
"Rainy Night in Georgia" Brook Benton 2 March 7 9
February 14 "New World Coming" Cass Elliot 4 February 28 6
"Always Something There to Remind Me" R.B. Greaves 3 February 28 4
"Breaking Up is Hard to Do" Lenny Welch 8 February 21 3
February 21 "Bridge Over Troubled Water" Simon & Garfunkel 1 February 28 8
February 28 "If I Were a Carpenter" Johnny Cash & June Carter 9 February 28 3
March 7 "Can't Help Falling in Love" Al Martino 5 March 14 3
"Temma Harbour" Mary Hopkin 4 April 11 7
"All I Have to Do Is Dream" Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 4 March 14 5
"Kentucky Rain" Elvis Presley 3 March 14 6
March 14 "Easy Come, Easy Go" Bobby Sherman 2 March 28 7
"My Elusive Dreams" Bobby Vinton 7 March 21 3
March 21 "Brighton Hill" Jackie DeShannon 9 March 28 3
March 28 "Long Lonesome Highway" Michael Parks 5 April 25 5
"I Would Be in Love" Frank Sinatra 4 April 18 5
April 4 "Let It Be" The Beatles 1 April 11 6
April 11 "For the Love of Him" Bobbi Martin 1 May 9 8
"Shilo" Neil Diamond 8 April 18 2
"Love or Let Me Be Lonely" The Friends of Distinction 9 April 18 2
April 18 "Everybody's Out of Town" B.J. Thomas 3 April 25 4
"But for Love" Jerry Naylor 5 May 2 3
April 25 "Airport Love Theme" Vincent Bell 2 May 9 8
"What is Truth" Johnny Cash 4 May 9 5
"Oh Happy Day" Glen Campbell 7 May 16 6
May 2 "The Girls' Song" The 5th Dimension 6 May 9 3
"Let Me Go to Him" Dionne Warwick 5 May 9 6
"Everything is Beautiful" Ray Stevens 1 May 23 8
May 9 "Daughter of Darkness" Tom Jones 1 June 13 7
May 16 "Can You Feel It" Bobby Goldsboro 8 May 16 1
"Viva Tirado Part 1" El Chicano 10 May 16 2
May 23 "Soolaim=n (African Trilogy 2)" Neil Diamond 5 May 23 3
"Which Way You Goin' Billy?" The Poppy Family 6 May 30 4
May 30 "The Wonder of You" Elvis Presley 1 June 20 6
June 6 "The Long and Winding Road" The Beatles 2 June 20 3
"Primrose Lane" O.C. Smith 4 June 13 6
June 13 "Hey, Mister Sun" Bobby Sherman 3 June 20 4
"Song from Mash" Al DeLory 7 July 4 6
June 20 "A Song of Joy" Miguel Rios 1 June 27 7
"Don't It Make You Want to Go Home" Brook Benton 4 June 27 4
"One Day of Your Life" Andy Williams 2 July 4 6
June 27 "(They Long to Be) Close to You" The Carpenters 1 July 11 11
"Walking in the Sand" Al Martino 9 June 27 2
"She Cried" The Lettermen 6 July 4 4
July 11 "I Just Can't Help Believing" B.J. Thomas 1 August 22 10
"My Marie" Engelbert Humperdinck 2 July 18 7
"Overture from Tommy" The Assembled Multitude 8 July 18 4
July 18 "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be"[C] Mary Hopkin 7 July 18 2
"Make It with You" Bread 4 August 22 8
July 25 "Everything a Man Could Ever Need" Glen Campbell 3 August 8 5
"Silver Bird" Mark Lindsay 7 July 25 4
"Paper Mache" Dionne Warwick 6 August 1 5
August 1 "Save the Country" The 5th Dimension 10 August 1 1
August 8 "Snowbird" Anne Murray 1 August 29 11
"No Arms Can Ever Hold You" Bobby Vinton 8 August 15 2
August 15 "Solitary Man" Neil Diamond 6 August 15 3
August 22 "Julie, Do Ya Love Me" Bobby Sherman 2 September 26 8
"Rainbow" Marmalade 7 August 29 3
August 29 "I've Lost You" Elvis Presley 5 September 12 3
"Tell It All Brother" Kenny Rogers & the First Edition 8 August 29 2
"Summer Symphony" The Jack Gold Sound 10 August 29 2
September 5 "I (Who Have Nothing)" Tom Jones 2 September 5 5
September 12 "Cracklin' Rosie" Neil Diamond 2 October 10 7
"Joanne" Michael Nesmith 6 September 12 5
"That's Where I Went Wrong" The Poppy Family 7 September 12 2
"Look What They've Done to My Song Ma" The New Seekers 4 September 26 8
September 19 "It's Only Make Believe" Glen Campbell 2 October 17 9
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough" Diana Ross 6 October 3 3
"For What It's Worth" Sergio Mendes 10 September 19 2
September 26 "We've Only Just Begun" The Carpenters 1 October 10 12
October 3 "Candida" Tony Orlando & Dawn 8 October 3 2
October 10 "El Condor Pasa (If I Could)" Simon & Garfunkel 6 October 17 3
"Pieces of My Heart" Johnny Mathis 9 October 10 2
October 17 "Sweetheart" Engelbert Humperdinck 2 October 31 4
"Something" Shirley Bassey 6 October 24 3
"And the Grass Won't Pay No Mind" Mark Lindsay 5 November 7 6
October 24 "Make It Easy on Yourself" Dionne Warwick 2 November 7 5
"It Don't Matter to Me" Bread 2 November 21 5
October 31 "Fire and Rain" James Taylor 7 November 7 5
"Home Lovin' Man" Andy Williams 10 October 31 2
November 7 "Stoney End" Barbara Streisand 2 December 12 7
November 14 "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" Elvis Presley 1 November 28 5
"It's Impossible" Perry Como 1 December 5 11
"Jerusalem" Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass 6 November 28 4
November 21 "I Think I Love You" The Partridge Family 8 December 5 2
November 28 "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" Neil Diamond 4 November 28 5
December 5 "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?" Chicago 5 December 12 5
December 12 "Can't Stop Loving You" Tom Jones 3 December 12 5
"Rose Garden" Lynn Anderson 5 December 26 9
December 19 "Silver Moon" Michael Nesmith 7 December 26 2

1969 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1970 which peaked in 1969
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November 15 "Leaving on a Jet Plane" Peter, Paul & Mary 1 November 22 8
November 22 "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" B.J. Thomas 1 December 13 11
December 6 "Early in the Morning" Vanity Fare 4 December 13 8

1971 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1970 which peaked in 1971
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Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

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November 28 "One Less Bell to Answer" The 5th Dimension 1 January 2 10
December 12 "Most of All" B.J. Thomas 2 January 9 7
December 19 "Knock Three Times" Tony Orlando & Dawn 2 February 6 4
December 26 "The Green Grass Starts to Grow" Dionne Warwick 2 January 16 6

Notes[edit]

A The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending January 31, 1970.

B The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending May 30, 1970.

C The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending August 8, 1970.

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