“A month in a life” – June 1970

All tracks released in June 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Lady D'Arbanville Cat Stevens *
2 It's only me John Hetherington
3 Yesterday's hero English rose
4 Awake in a dream Critters
5 Come to me Tommy James & Shondells
6 Tighter and tighter Alive and kicking
7 I will survive (05/70) Arrival *
8 Free the people Delaney, Bonnie & Friends
9 Children of the world Quiet world
10 Sweet dreams Yes
11 Midnight mistress Paul Anka
12 I just can't help believing B.J. Thomas
13 Song from M.A.S.H. (Suicide is painless) Al de Lory
14 If you let me make love to you Ronnie Dyson
15 In the summertime (05/70) Mungo Jerry # 1
16 Vehicle (05/70) Ides of March *
17 Hum a song Lulu
18 Help for my waiting Dorians
19 Maybe the next time Pat Rhoden
20 Are you ready (single edit) Pacific, Gas & Electric
21 Get ready Rare earth
22 Up around the bend Creedence Clearwater Revival *
23 I want to take you higher Ike & Tina Turner
24 What am I to do Black velvet
25 Walking through the country Grass roots
26 Oh my my Monkees
27 Good good Cliff Aungier
28 Rock 'n' roll madonna Elton John
29 Let's make each other happy Illusion
30 Love like a man (05/70) Ten years after *
31 Tell me Skin Alley
32 Silver bird Mark Lindsay
33 Annabella Dave Dee
34 Hang around Schadel
35 Dancing in the moonlight Boffalongo
36 Somebody stole my thunder Georgie Fame
37 Everybody's going to the love-in Bob Brady & Con chords
38 I'm gonna give you all my love Garrett Scott
39 I'll kiss your memory Barry Gibb
40 My name is woman Ann Booth
41 Fire and rain R. B. Greaves
42 Wolf Clodagh Rodgers
43 Rose garden 3rd avenue blues band
44 Spinning, spinning, spinning Simple image
45 Accidents (05/70) Thunderclap newman *
46 Surfin' soul Beachcomber
47 Yellow river (04/70) Christie # 1
48 Monday after Sunday Chicory tip
49 No, no you don't know Bennett & Evans
50 Natural day Accolade
51 Groupy girl (03/70) Tony Joe White *
52 Viva tirado El Chicano
53 My soul's got a hole in it Howard Tate
54 She didn't know Dee Dee Warwick
55 Sweet feeling Candi Staton
56 Get ready for love Paintbox
57 Jumping Jehosaphat Mud
58 Get on the line Sweet
59 I'm gonna be a rich man Foundations
60 Goodbye Sam Hello Samantha (03/70) Cliff Richard *
61 Lay a little lovin' on me Robin McNamara
62 When Evelyn was mine Graham Bonney
63 In the morning Bitter Almond
64 We're gonna change the world Matt Monro
65 Mae West Ken Moule's London Jazz Chamber group
66 Something Shirley Bassey *
67 God is on my side Tony Christie
68 Won't you join me Emil Dean Zoghby
69 Timothy Dolly Mixture
70 Big yellow taxi (05/70) Joni Mitchell *
71 Message from a black man Derrick Harriott
72 Check out your mind Impressions
73 Psychedelic shack Temptations *
74 Tears of joy Ray Merrell
75 Soon is slipping away Francoise Hardy
76 Peace in the end Fotheringay
77 Air Ekseption
78 Come to the sabbat Black widow
79 Ride captain ride Blues Image
80 I feel like I'm fixing to die rag (UK single version) Country Joe & the Fish
81 All right now (05/70) Free *
82 Mississippi queen Mountain
83 Road house blues Doors
84 Bridge over troubled water Harold & Ted
85 It takes a thief Des Champ orchestra
86 Turn me on Nina Simone
87 Love of the common people Nicky Thomas *
88 Man of action Les Reed orchestra

“A month in a life” – May 1970

All tracks released in May 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart as re-issue in 1971

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Tennessee woman Arizona swamp company
2 Make me smile Chicago
3 The green Manalishi Fleetwood Mac *
4 A hard way to go Savoy Brown
5 The river Octopus
6 Why are you leaving Billy Fury
7 In the city David and David
8 In somebody's memory Greenwich village
9 Julia Dave Clark five
10 Take to the mountains (03/70) Richard Barnes *
11 My name is love Casuals
12 You know how it is with a woman Jefferson
13 Loot Steve Ellis
14 El condor pasa Facio Santillan
15 Soolaimon Neil Diamond
16 Shining brightly Brinsley Schwarz
17 Big yellow taxi Ireen Sheer
18 I see a river Mayfield's mule
19 Yellow river (04/70) Christie *
20 Puppet man 5th Dimension
21 Since I don't have you Eddie Holman
22 I just wanna be me Thelma Houston
23 It's all in the game Four Tops *
24 Love or let me be lonely Friends of distinction
25 Kew gardens Ralph McTell
26 Follow me John Denver
27 Bitter green Ronnie Hawkins
28 Homeward bound Jack Jones
29 Honey come back (04/70) Glen Campbell *
30 Kentucky rain Elvis Presley *
31 The world at their feet John Shakespeare orchestra
32 Everything is beautiful 04/70) Ray Stevens *
33 Boulevard St. Michelle Arthur Wild
34 Don't you know (she said hello) (03/70) Butterscotch *
35 Chelsea (04/70) Stamford bridge *
36 Cottonfields Beach Boys *
37 Go back Crabby Appleton
38 Down the dustpipe (03/70) Status Quo *
39 Otaki Pipp (aka the Fourmyula)
40 Lucifer Bob Seger System
41 Spirit in the sky (02/70) Norman Greenbaum # 1
42 Some beautiful (03/70) Jack Wild *
43 Just about the same Association
44 Come running Van Morrison
45 Mississippi John Phillips
46 No dogs allowed Jose Feliciano
47 Sharkey Christopher (UK)
48 Row row row Peter Sully
49 Jig-a-jig East of Eden [*]
50 Keep the customer satisfied (03/70) Marsha Hunt *
51 Needle and thread Schadel
52 Gone movin' on Raiders
53 Abraham Martin & John (04/70) Marvin Gaye *
54 Up the ladder to the roof (04/70) Supremes *
55 ABC Jackson 5 *
56 So glad you chose me Marv Johnson
57 Turn back the hands of time Tyrone Davis
58 Can't stop loving you Flirtations
59 She looked my way Black abbots
60 The day will come between Sunday and Monday Kiki Dee
61 Kitsch (04/70) Barry Ryan & Paul Ryan orchestra *
62 Looking through cats eyes White mule
63 Raise the level of your conscious mind If
64 Inside Jethro Tull
65 Sunshine and rain Alan Price
66 Take a look around Deep water
67 Thinking about the good times New Inspiration
68 Question (04/70) Moody blues *
69 American woman (04/70) Guess who *
70 Woodstock Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
71 Serenade Wallace collection
72 Toast and marmalade for tea Tin Tin
73 Dear Prudence Five stairsteps
74 The persuader Rosetta Hightower
75 Let her go Ed Evanko
76 Crowded by emptiness Ginette Reno
77 My Marie Engelbert Humperdinck *
78 For the love of him Lena Martell
79 Sally Gerry Monroe *
80 Bet yer life I do Herman's Hermits *
81 Mademoiselle Ninette Soulful dynamics
82 Back home (04/70) England World Cup Squad '70 # 1
83 Great big bundle of love Brenton Wood
84 Let me out Concorde
85 Traces Barron Knights
86 Don't worry baby Tokens
87 Antique Annie's magic lantern show Marian Henderson
88 What is truth Johnny Cash *
89 A matter of pride Raymond Froggatt
90 Something Des O'Connor
91 The cat walk Village soul choir
92 Groovin' with mr. Bloe (03/70) Mr. Bloe *

“A month in a life” – April 1970

All tracks released in April 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Sea and sand Shirley Bassey
2 It will soon be spring Cleo Laine
3 El condor pasa (If I could) (03/70) Julie Felix *
4 I don’t believe in “if” anymore (03/70) Roger Whittaker *
5 Streets of London Johnstons
6 Do you love me (02/70) Deep feeling *
7 All that keeps ya goin’ Tompall & Glaser brothers
8 Fairy tales John Edmond
9 Come on down Dean Martin
10 Sweet London lady Lou Christie
11 Cold wind Dando Shaft
12 Everybody go home, the party’s over (03/70) Clodagh Rodgers *
13 It can happen to you Sasha Distel
14 Live for tomorrow Harry Jones Barrie Webb (O.P.M.C.)
15 Belfast boy Don Fardon *
16 Working in the city Chain reaction
17 Lady Pearl Currant Kraze
18 I am the one Bruce Ruffin
19 Dr. Handy’s dandy candy Harlan county
20 Royal International Love in Hairpower
21 Love as high as a mountain Ladybirds
22 Million dollar bash Jonathan King
23 You make me real Doors
24 Squadron leader Johnson Rumplestiltskin
25 Tired of waiting for you (single edit) Flock
26 The Seeker (03/70) Who *
27 The good mr. Square Pretty things
28 I want to take you higher Brian Auger & the Trinity
29 Out demons out Edgar Broughton band *
30 Lay down Melanie & Edwin Hawkins singers
31 Take a look around Smith
32 I’ve got you on my mind White plains *
33 Knowing you are there Western Union
34 Who are my friends J. Vincent Edwards
35 Free as the wind Brooklyn bridge
36 Since I met you baby Paula Dean & Nyah shuffle
37 I’m too far gone (to turn around) Christine Perfect
38 I don’t wanna be left outside Ellie Greenwich
39 Never ever leave me Geraldine Hunt
40 Let’s get a little sentimental Montanas
41 It’s for you Three dog night
42 Back home England World Cup Squad ’70 *
43 Travellin’ band Creedence Clearwater Revival *
44 Who’ll stop the rain Creedence Clearwater Revival *
45 Rag mama rag (02/70) Band *
46 II x II Cowsills
47 Give a damn Pythagoras Theorem
48 Railroad Maurice Gibb
49 Maybe we can get it together Bob Darin
50 Where did all the good times go Dee Clark
51 All kinds of everything (03/70) Dana # 1
52 So young Roy Orbison
53 Bordeaux Rose Fairfield Parlour
54 Come tomorrow Vanity fare
55 Peace Peter
56 I can’t tell the bottom from the top Hollies *
57 Let’s give Adam and Eve another chance Gary Puckett & Union gap
58 Let no man put asunder Warm expression
59 Who are my friends Easybeats
60 Castles in the sky Blonde on blonde
61 Son of a gun Mapleoak
62 Brontosaurus (03/70) Move *
63 Runnin’ wild Gun
64 Pirate Moon
65 Teach your children Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
66 Take me back Granny’s intentions
67 World in changes Dave Mason
68 That’s all a man can say David Lincoln
69 Love is a beautiful song Dave Mills
70 We’re on our way Teresa Graves
71 You, me and Mexico Edward Bear
72 Light of love Kindness
73 Little green bag George Baker selection
74 Monkey man (02/70) Toots & the Maytals *
75 Evil ways Santana
76 Mighty Joe (03/70) Shocking blue *
77 Melanie makes me smile Tony Burrows
78 Heartbreak house Penny Lane
79 Daughter of darkness Tom Jones *
80 Bridge over troubled water (02/70) Simon & Garfunkel # 1
81 Loneliness remembers what happiness forgets Dionne Warwick
82 Peace of mind Paula Parfitt
83 So far away Root & Jenny Jackson
84 Do the funky chicken (02/70) Rufus Thomas *
85 I got a thing, you got a thing Funkadelic
86 At the sign of the swinging cymbal Brass incorporated

“A month in a life” – March 1970

All tracks released in March 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart as re-issue in 1971

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 The windmills of your mind Jose Feliciano
2 Border song Elton John
3 My woman's man (01/70) Dave Dee *
4 Electric Los Angeles sunset Al Stewart
5 But for love Jerry Naylor
6 Can't help falling in love (02/70) Andy Williams *
7 Hanging on the edge of sadness Flying machine
8 I.O.I.O. Bee Gees *
9 Stand out Love
10 Volunteers Jefferson Airplane
11 Sandy's gone Skid row
12 Are you growing tired of my love Cupid's inspiration
13 Change our minds Dave Berry
14 Gimme dat ding Pipkins *
15 Who's your baby Archies
16 Easy come easy go Bobby Sherman
17 Shine on Ruby Mountain Kenny Young
18 Blowing away 5th Dimension
19 But you know I love you Evie Sands
20 And now she says she is young Timon
21 Everybody get together (02/70) Dave Clark five *
22 I keep forgettin' Checkmates Ltd
23 The singer sang his song Nomads
24 Story Honeybus
25 Love minus zero – No limit Turley Richards
26 Candle in the wind Wilfred
27 Govinda Radha Krishna Temple *
28 Bridge over troubled water (02/70) Simon & Garfunkel # 1
29 I'll be home (in a day or so) Dream police
30 A street called Hope (02/70) Gene Pitney *
31 In this room Tim Hollier
32 Why (must we fall in love) Diana Ross & Supremes & Temptations *
33 California girl Eddie Floyd
34 Didn't I (blow your mind this time) Delfonics [*]
35 Baby I'm for real Originals
36 Call me Aretha Franklin
37 Never had a dream come true Stevie Wonder *
38 By the way (02/70) Tremeloes *
39 New world coming Mama Cass Elliot
40 Well I did Long John Baldry
41 Need you girl Vaughan Thomas
42 Honey come back Chuck Jackson
43 (All of a sudden) my heart sings Bachelors
44 Nobody's fool Jim Reeves *
45 I'll go on hoping (02/70) Des O'Connor *
46 The only one to love me Anita Harris & New World Symphony Orchestra
47 It's five o'clock Aphrodite's child
48 Let it be Beatles *
49 When tomorrow comes tomorrow Family dogg
50 Roll over Mary Locomotive
51 Prettiest star David Bowie
52 Seasons Earth & Fire
53 Just seventeen Raiders
54 Who do you love (02/70) Juicy Lucy *
55 Black hearted woman Allman brothers band
56 A man of constant sorrow Ginger Baker's air force
57 Love, peace and happiness Chambers brothers
58 Evil woman Black sabbath
59 Shape of things to come Slade
60 Powerful Jim Serpentine
61 Morning train Uzi
62 House of the rising sun (02/70) Frijid Pink *
63 Something to remember me by Magnet
64 Heya Jeronimo
65 Good morning freedom Blue mink *
66 Sufferin' in the land Jimmy Cliff
67 Spirit in the sky (02/70) Norman Greenbaum *
68 This man alone Edward Woodward
69 Halfway to where Freshmen
70 No trams to Lime street Marty Wilde
71 Power of love Ray Conniff
72 I'll be near you Jackie Trent
73 Wand'rin' Star (01/70) Lee Marvin # 1
74 Don't bogart me Fraternity of man
75 Young, gifted and black (02/70) Bob & Marcia *
76 Love land Watts 103rd street rhythm band
77 I can't help myself (RR – 1965) Four Tops *
78 Knock knock who's there Mary Hopkin *
79 Back to dreaming again Pat Shannon
80 I love them all (the boys in the band) Nancy Sinatra
81 When Julie comes around (02/70) Cuff links *
82 Goodbye Jo Cashman, Pistilli and West
83 There's a hole in the future Richie Havens
84 Red balloon Rick Nelson
85 Long long love Smokey Circles

“A month in a life” – Feb 1970

All tracks released in February 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Black Jack Davy Velvet opera
2 Cecilia John & Ann Ryder
3 Light flght (10/69) Pentangle *
4 Love story Peggy Lee
5 Flying machine Nanette (Nanette Workman)
6 Raindrops keep fallin' on my head Bobbie Gentry *
7 Back to dreaming again Grass roots
8 Easy loving Troggs
9 Better by far Jimmy James
10 United we stand (01/70) Brotherhood of man *
11 She Tommy James & Shondells
12 Robin Concords
13 Painting pictures Napoleon Smith
14 Sympathy Rare bird *
15 Jesus is just alright Byrds
16 You keep tightening up on me Box tops
17 Something's burning Kenny Rogers & First Edition *
18 How the web was woven Jackie Lomax
19 I believe Edwin Hawkins singers
20 I'll never fall in love again Ella Fitzgerald
21 You say it Al Green
22 Thank you (Falettinme be mice elf agin) Sly & Family stone
23 You got me hummin' Cold blood
24 Look at that girl Otis Redding
25 My honey and me Luther Ingram
26 My baby loves lovin' (01/70) White plains *
27 Lincoln county Love affair
28 Jennifer Tomkins Street people
29 Sing no love songs Eureka Stockade
30 Be young be foolish be happy (RR – 1968) Tams *
31 Yesterday Joe White
32 Magical spiel (01/70) Barry Ryan & the Candy choir *
33 Colour of the sunset Danny McCulloch
34 In the land of the few Love sculpture
35 Real cool world Greatest show on earth
36 Instant karma John Lennon, Yoko Ono & Plastic Ono Band *
37 Till (01/70) Dorothy Squires *
38 Don't speak of love Vince Hill
39 If this was the last song Peter Straker
40 August October (01/70) Robin Gibb *
41 Love grows (where my Rosemary goes) (01/70) Edison Lighthouse # 1
42 Live today little girl Wake
43 Amber velvet Elves
44 Sugar Betty Everett
45 Danger, heartbreak dead ahead Kim Weston
46 Ain't that cute Doris Troy
47 Farewell is a lonely sound Jimmy Ruffin *
48 Bring the curtain down William Bell
49 Save the country Thelma Houston
50 Don't cry daddy Elvis Presley *
51 Try a litte kindness (01/70) Glen Campbell *
52 Wand'rin' star (01/70) Lee Marvin *
53 If I were a carpenter Johnny Cash & June Carter
54 Without darkness (there is no light) Peter Sarstedt
55 Bridge over troubled water Simon & Garfunkel *
56 You've made me so very happy Lou Rawls
57 These eyes Jr. Walker & All stars
58 Flying Faces
59 Another 45 miles Golden earring
60 Stiletto Sid Ramin
61 The joy of living Cliff Richard & Hank B Marvin *
62 Diane Golden gate
63 Take down a note Miss Smith Helen Shapiro
64 You're such a good looking woman (01/70) Joe Dolan *
65 That same old feeling (01/70) Pickettywitch *
66 Morning please don't come Dusty & Tom Springfield
67 Cha la la I need you Shuffles
68 Just a heartbreak ago Matt Monro
69 Picking up pebbles Matt Flinders
70 Two little rooms Naked truth
71 Here comes the rain Trader Horne
72 Stop Paul Vigrass
73 A friend in the city Andy Kim
74 I'll never fall in love again Dionne Warwick
75 Take a girl like you Foundations
76 Years may come, years my go (01/70) Herman's Hermits *
77 Raindrops keep falling on my head (12/69) B.J. Thomas *
78 Dig the way I feel Mary Wells
79 Didn't you know Gladys Knight & Pips
80 Was it good to you Isley brothers
81 Oh what a day Dells
82 Love will find a way Howard Walker & Bombthrowers
83 Nobody but you Bacon fat
84 Spoonful Canned heat
85 Down on the corner Creedence Clearwater Revival *
86 Stir it up and serve it Tommy Roe
87 Cecilia Harmony grass
88 Vietnam (01/70) Jimmy Cliff *
89 Groovin' with mr. Bloe Humbug

“A month in a life” – Jan 1970

All tracks released in January 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Same Old Story Blodwyn Pig
2 Maudie Chicken shack
3 Ride a rainbow Creepy John Thomas
4 Come and get it (12/69) Badfinger *
5 Melanie cries alone Consortium
6 She lets her hair down Tokens
7 By the light of the magical moon T.Rex
8 Island Renaissance
9 Tiny goddess Tim Andrews
10 Leavin' on a jet plane (11/69) Peter Paul & Mary *
11 The magic wasn’t there Julie Covington
12 Love's song (Adelina) Daliah Lavi
13 I guess the Lord must be in New York city Nilsson
14 Ma belle amie Tee set
15 I'm gonna love you Jamie & the sweetcorn
16 Na na hey hey kiss him goodbye (10/69) Steam *
17 I'm a man (12/69) Chicago *
18 Flowers never bend with the rainfall Toast
19 Lady Godiva (Come home) Grapefruit
20 There's a better day comin' Crazy elephant
21 Free Pearly gate
22 Temma harbour Mary Hopkin *
23 It was yesterday today Pepper and Salt
24 Sweet sensation (12/69) Melodians *
25 Elizabethan reggae (RI 1969) Boris Gardiner *
26 Sweet woman Lee Lynch
27 Going to Bethel Route 17
28 1984 Spirit
29 The witches promise Jethro Tull *
30 Everybody needs a little loving Jackie Lee
31 We have all the time in the world Vic Damone
32 Look at the rain Jackie Trent
33 Each and every part of me Heath Hampstead
34 The april fools Rosetta Hightower
35 Raindrops keep falling on my head (12/69) Sacha Distel *
36 Sign for love John & Ann Ryder
37 Want you to know Rotary connection
38 He made a woman out of me Betty Lavette
39 Love bones Johnnie Taylor
40 I can't get next to you Temptations *
41 Funk # 48 James gang
42 Turn it a loose James Brown
43 I want you back Jackson 5 *
44 I'm in love again Debonaires
45 Me and you O.C. Smith
46 Take it off him and put it on me Clarence Carter
47 You're alright Ray Charles Joe Tex
48 Both sides now (RR – 1968) Judy Collins *
49 Girlie Peddlers *
50 Witchi tai to Topo D. Bil
51 Wedding Bell blues (12/69) 5th Dimension *
52 Can't stop now Ferris wheel
53 Mrs. Richie Harmony grass
54 La la la (If I had you) Bobby Sherman
55 Jingle jangle Archies
56 Goodbye summer girl Peter Lee Stirling
57 Love grows (where my Rosemary goes) Edison Lighthouse # 1
58 Dearest Belinda Chads
59 Moon Hop (10/69) Derrick Morgan *
60 Friends (11/69) Arrival *
61 Together Illusion
62 This is not my country Conclusion is
63 Colorado springs eternal Matthew's southern comfort
64 By tomorrow Sandie Shaw
65 Walk a mile in my shoes Joe South
66 Just plain beautiful Delaney and Bonnie
67 Voodoo Woman Simon Stokes & Nighthawks
68 Snarlin' mumma lion Judd
69 Happy Paul Anka
70 Venus (10/69) Shocking Blue *
71 Let's work together Canned heat *
72 Without your love Cupid’s Inspiration
73 Angel on my shoulder Merrilee Rush
74 Which way to nowhere Julie Rogers
75 Groovin' (out on life) Newbeats
76 Babylon Freddie Notes & Rudies
77 Victoria (12/69) Kinks *
78 Let it all hang out (11/69) Jonathan King *
79 Just a little misunderstanding (RR – 1966) Contours *
80 Keep on searching Flirtations
81 Hey there lonely girl Eddie Holman
82 A brand new lover Sweet inspirations
83 Why is the wine sweeter Eddie Floyd
84 The ghetto (Part 2) Donny Hathaway
85 Pickney gal (11/69) Desmond Dekker & Aces *
86 Two little boys (11/69) Rolf Harris # 1
87 Come saturday morning Sandpipers
88 Marian Cats
89 Yesterday when I was young Charles Aznavour