Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1970

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Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1970
Compilation album by Various artists
Released September 12, 1989
Genre Pop, Rock
Length 32:09
Label Rhino Records
Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits chronology
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Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1970
Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1971
(1989)Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 19711989
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Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1970 is a compilation album released by Rhino Records in 1989, featuring 10 hit recordings from 1970.

All tracks on the album reached the top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, with six of the songs going to No. 1 on the chart.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "Venus" (Billboard peak No. 1 in February) Leeuwen Shocking Blue 3:05
2. "Mama Told Me (Not to Come)" (Billboard peak No. 1 in July) Newman Three Dog Night 3:21
3. "I Think I Love You" (Billboard peak No. 1 in November) Romeo The Partridge Family 2:52
4. "The Tears of a Clown" (Billboard peak No. 1 in December) Robinson/Wonder/Cosby Smokey Robinson and the Miracles 3:00
5. "The Rapper" (Billboard peak No. 2 in March) Iris The Jaggerz 2:43
6. "I Want You Back" (Billboard peak No. 1 in January) Perren/Mizell/Richards/Gordy The Jackson 5 3:01
7. "Spirit in the Sky" (Billboard peak No. 3 in April) Greenbaum Norman Greenbaum 4:01
8. "Vehicle" (Billboard peak No. 2 in May) Peterik The Ides Of March 2:55
9. "War" (Billboard peak No. 1 in August) Whitfield/Strong Edwin Starr 3:25
10. "Green-Eyed Lady" (Billboard peak No. 3) Corbetta/Phillips/Riordan Sugarloaf 3:39