Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1970. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head 4
Jackson Five - I Want You Back 1
Shocking Blue - Venus 1
Sly and The Family Stone - Thank You (Fallettin Me Be Mice Elf Agin) 2
Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water 6
Beatles - Let It Be 2
Jackson Five - ABC 2
Guess Who - American Woman 3
Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful 2
Beatles - The Long and Winding Road 2
Jackson Five - The Love You Save 2
Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come) 2
Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You 4
Bread - Make It With You 1
Edwin Starr - War 3
Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough 3
Neil Diamond - Cracklin' Rosie 1
Jackson Five - I'll Be There 5
Partridge Family - I Think I Love You 3
Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown 2
George Harrison - My Sweet Lord 4
Source: Billboard Magazine

21 different songs hit number one in the US during 1970.

Top 5 Songs of 1970

Number One Song of 1970: Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
  1. Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
  2. Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
  3. Guess Who - American Woman / No Sugar Tonight
  4. B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
  5. Edwin Starr - War
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1970.