1970 Top R&B Song List

1Jackson 5►The Love You Save
2Smokey Robinson & The Miracles►The Tears Of A Clown
3The Jackson 5►I Want You Back
4Jackson 5►ABC
5Stevie Wonder►Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours
6Sly & The Family Stone►Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin
7The Moments►Love on a Two-Way Street
8Diana Ross►Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
9The 5th Dimension►One Less Bell to Answer
10The Temptations►Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today)
11Tyrone Davis►Turn Back the Hands of Time
12Brook Benton►Rainy Night in Georgia
13The Supremes►Stoned Love
14Aretha Franklin►Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)
15Clarence Carter►Patches
16King Floyd►Groove Me
17The Temptations►Psychedelic Shack
18Edwin Starr►War
19Stevie Wonder►Heaven Help Us All
20Aretha Franklin►Call Me
21James Brown►Super Bad (Part 1 & Part 2)
22Diana Ross►Remember Me
23James Brown►Get Up (I Feel Like Being Like a) Sex Machine
24The Delfonics►Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
25Four Tops►Still Water (Love)
26The Supremes & Four Tops►River Deep – Mountain High
27Gladys Knight & the Pips►If I Were Your Woman
28Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band►Express Yourself
29B.B. King►The Thrill Is Gone
30Jr. Walker & the All-Stars►Gotta Hold On to This Feeling
31The Supremes►Up the Ladder to the Roof
32Wilson Pickett►Engine Number 9
33Chairmen of the Board►Pay to the Piper
34Spinners►It’s A Shame
35Four Tops►It’s All in the Game
36The Originals►The Bells
37The Impressions►Check Out Your Mind
38Gladys Knight & the Pips►You Need Love Like I Do (Don’t You)
39Eddie Holman►Hey There Lonely Girl
40James Brown►Brother Rapp (Part 1) & (Part 2)
41Wilson Pickett►Sugar, Sugar
42Aretha Franklin►Spirit in the Dark
43Johnnie Taylor►Love Bones
44Chairmen of the Board►Give Me Just a Little More Time
45Smokey Robinson & The Miracles►Point It Out
46Candi Staton►Stand by Your Man
47The Presidents►5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years of Love)
48Rufus Thomas►Do the Funky Chicken
49Jr. Walker & the All-Stars►Do You See My Love (For You Growing)
50100 Proof Aged In Soul►Somebody’s Been Sleeping
51James Brown►It’s a New Day (Parts 1 & 2)
52Little Sister►You’re the One (Parts 1 & 2)
53The Three Degrees►Maybe
54Johnnie Taylor►Steal Away
55James Brown►Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Part 2)
56Rufus Thomas►(Do the) Push and Pull (Part 1)
57The Whispers►Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong
58Diana Ross►Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand)
59Edwin Starr►Stop the War Now
60Gene Chandler►Groovy Situation
61Little Milton►Baby I Love You
62Ronnie Dyson►(If You Let Me Make Love to You Then) Why Can’t I Touch You?
63The Impressions►(Baby) Turn On To Me
64Johnnie Taylor►I Am Somebody (Part 2)
65Rare Earth►Born to Wander
66Freda Payne►Deeper and Deeper
67Joe Simon►Farther On Down The Road
68Curtis Mayfield►(Don’t Worry) If There’s a Hell Below We’re All Going to Go
69Clarence Carter►I Can’t Leave Your Love Alone
70The Dells►Open Up My Heart
71Stevie Wonder►Never Had a Dream Come True
72Jackie Moore►Precious, Precious
73Nina Simone►To Be Young, Gifted And Black
74The Friends of Distinction►Love or Let Me Be Lonely
75Luther Ingram►Ain’t That Loving You (For More Reasons Than One)
76Candi Staton►Sweet Feeling
77B.B. King►Chains and Things
78Tyrone Davis►I’ll Be Right Here
79The Moments►All I Have
80Marvin Gaye►The End of Our Road
81The Temptations►Ungena Za Ulimwengu (Unite the World)
82Joe Simon►Your Time to Cry
83Ann Peebles►Part Time Love
84Doris Duke►To the Other Woman (I’m the Other Woman)
85The Three Degrees►I Do Take You
86The Supremes►Everybody’s Got the Right to Love
87Dee Dee Warwick with The Dixie Flyers►She Didn’t Know (She Kept On Talking)
88The Moments►If I Didn’t Care
89Ronnie Dyson►I Don’t Wanna Cry
90The Delfonics►Trying to Make a Fool of Me
91Smokey Robinson & The Miracles►Who’s Gonna Take The Blame
92The Five Stairsteps►O-o-h Child
93Little Sister►Somebody’s Watching You
94Otis Leavill►I Love You
95Freda Payne►Band of Gold
96The Dells►Oh What A Day
97Little Milton►If Walls Could Talk
98Bobby Bland►If You’ve Got A Heart
99Joe Simon►Yours Love
100The Intruders►When We Get Married