Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the UK 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. In the early years of the UK chart, occasionally two songs were at number one simultaneously. This will be indicated with two asterisks.
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Date Artist - Title Weeks
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Rolf Harris - Two Little Boys 6
Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) 5
Lee Marvin - Wandrin' Star 3
Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water 3
Dana - All Kinds Of Everything 2
Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky 2
England World Cup Squad - Back Home 3
Christie - Yellow River 1
Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime 7
Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You 6
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown 1
Freda Payne - Band Of Gold 6
Matthews' Southern Comfort - Woodstock 3
Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Child (Slight Return) 1
Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knocking 6
Source: The Official Charts Company

15 different songs hit number one in the UK during 1970.