Up next we’re going to go go behind the top 10 songs of this VERY same week from the year 1970. an amazing 52 years ago Where we had on of the most diverse charts ever with Creedence Clearwater Revival vs newcomers Led Zeppelin, Motown was well represented with the Jackon 5 and Diana Ross and The Supremes as well as Dutch Rock act Shocking Blue, . Who is the new #1 based on all time streams? Once again we will re rank them based on the all time performance and tell your stories…
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#10 it’s a song from a late 60s teen idol who starred in the tv show Here come the Brides. It’s Bobby Sherman with “La La La (If I Had You)”
#9 portion he started out writing hit songs for many including the Monkees and becomes on of the biggest male artists of all time it’s the Solitary Man, Neil Diamond with Holly Holy.
#8 we have song would be a #1 hit twice by two different artists and you could even say it was a #1 hit three different times on technicality. It’s Shocking Blue with Venus.
#7 position it’s a musical family who 2 youngest siblings would become two of the greatest icons of later decades. It’s the the Jackson 5 with I Want you back.
#6 it’s a rock foursome that is in the decades long argument of the Greatest of All Time. Although they would’t have many chart hits, their album would blow sky high. I’m talking about Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and John boHnam. Led Zeppelin with Whole Lotta Love
#5 we have one of the most popular song to pay at sporting events to blast at the losing team as time runs out on the clock. Its STEAM with Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
#4 position You have one the all famous double A sides from a group that started to challenge the biggest artists of the time to write their own ticket as one of the greats. It’s Creedence Clearwater Revival with Fortunate Son/ Down on the Corners
#3 slot it’s a group who went toe to toe with the Beatles, beach boys and stones on the singles chart and charted 13 #1 hits. including this one. It’s Diana Ross and the Supremes with Someday We’ll Be Together
#2 we have a song from a folk group that was written by a crossover country artists who would take the nation by storm in the 70s. It’s Leaving ON a Jet Plane by the trio of Peter Paul and Mary.
#1 song in this cart from January 3rd 1970. Well it’s a song from a popular movie that was the box office champion of 1969 starring the duo or Robert Redford and Paul Newman, written by a great duo of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, it’s Raindrops Keep Fallin on my Head by the late great B.J. Thomas. I was extremely fortunate to interview BJ thomas about this oscar winning song before he passed away after a brave fight with Cancer. Here’s what the legend said about it.