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Template:Use mdy dates Template:Year nav topic5 List of notable events in music that took place in the year 1970.


Events Edit

Bands formed Edit

Bands disbanded Edit

Albums released Edit

In 1970, 4,000 albums and 5,700 singles were released in the US.[6]

Biggest hit singles Edit

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the charts of 1970.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 The Beatles Let It Be 1970 Template:Flagicon US BB 1 – Mar 1970, Canada 1 – Mar 1970, Netherlands 1 – Mar 1970, Switzerland 1 – Mar 1970, Norway 1 – Mar 1970, Australia 1 of 1970, Australia 1 for 8 weeks Sep 1970, Australia Goset 1 – Apr 1970, UK 2 – Mar 1970, Germany 2 – Apr 1970, DDD 3 of 1970, Italy 8 of 1970, US CashBox 9 of 1970, RYM 9 of 1970, France 10 – Mar 1970, Virgin 11, WXPN 12, Japan 14 of all time (international songs), Europe 15 of the 1970s, US BB 20 of 1970, Rolling Stone 20, POP 20 of 1970, OzNet 25, Poland 28 – Dec 2003, Global 33 (5 M sold) – 1970, Scrobulate 34 of classic rock, Belgium 77 of all time, Germany 149 of the 1970s, TheQ 318, Acclaimed 342
2 Mungo Jerry In the Summertime 1970 Template:Flagicon UK 1 – Jun 1970, Netherlands 1 – Jun 1970, Switzerland 1 – Jun 1970, Norway 1 – Jul 1970, Germany 1 – Jul 1970, Éire 1 – Jul 1970, Australia 1 for 1 weeks Feb 1971, Australia Goset 1 – Aug 1970, South Africa 2 of 1970, US BB 3 – Jul 1970, Canada 4 – Jul 1970, Italy 5 of 1970, France 7 – Aug 1970, Australia 16 of 1970, US BB 26 of 1970, POP 26 of 1970, Global 33 (5 M sold) – 1970, US CashBox 35 of 1970, Germany 45 of the 1970s, DDD 47 of 1970, RYM 61 of 1970, Acclaimed 2195
3 Simon & Garfunkel Bridge over Troubled Water 1970 Template:Flagicon UK 1 – Feb 1970, US BB 1 – Feb 1970, Canada 1 – Feb 1970, Australia Goset 1 – Mar 1970, Grammy in 1970, DDD 2 of 1970, Germany 4 – Apr 1970, US CashBox 5 of 1970, Netherlands 5 – Feb 1970, Switzerland 5 – Mar 1970, Australia 5 of 1970, Norway 7 – Apr 1970, US BB 9 of 1970, France 10 – Apr 1970, Europe 18 of the 1970s, RYM 19 of 1970, 28 in 2FM list, Global 33 (5 M sold) – 1970, POP 41 of 1970, WXPN 41, Rolling Stone 47, Acclaimed 64, Scrobulate 66 of oldies, Belgium 162 of all time, Germany 239 of the 1970s
4 Shocking Blue Venus 1970 Template:Flagicon US BB 1 – Dec 1969, Canada 1 – Dec 1969, France 1 – Apr 1970, Switzerland 1 – Oct 1969, Australia 1 for 2 weeks Aug 1970, Australia Goset 1 – Jan 1970, Norway 2 – Feb 1970, Germany 2 – Jan 1970, Netherlands 3 – Jul 1969, Italy 3 of 1970, US CashBox 6 of 1970, South Africa 7 of 1970, UK 8 – Jan 1970, Japan 15 of all time (international songs), POP 17 of 1970, Australia 19 of 1970, Europe 20 of the 1960s, US BB 21 of 1970, RYM 26 of 1969, Global 33 (5 M sold) – 1969, DDD 34 of 1969, Germany 261 of the 1960s
5 Led Zeppelin Whole Lotta Love 1970 Template:Flagicon France 1 – Jan 1970, Germany 1 – Mar 1970, Australia 1 for 2 weeks Sep 1970, Australia Goset 1 – Feb 1970, TheQ 1, DDD 1 of 1969, Canada 2 – Dec 1969, US BB 4 – Dec 1969, Netherlands 4 – Dec 1969, Switzerland 5 – Mar 1970, RYM 8 of 1969, Australia 11 of 1970, Europe 11 of the 1960s, Scrobulate 11 of classic rock, US BB 38 of 1970, POP 38 of 1970, Belgium 48 of all time, US CashBox 54 of 1970, Poland 74 of all time, Rolling Stone 75, Acclaimed 85, Germany 120 of the 1970s, WXPN 400

1970's significant singlesEdit

  1. Paranoid Black Sabbath
  2. (They Long to Be) Close to You The Carpenters

Published popular songs Edit

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