SA Rock Lists

SA Acts on the
US Singles and
Albums Charts
1955 - 1996


Sample entry

ARTIST
Chart entry date (day-MONTH-year)/highest position/
number of weeks on chart/TITLE/

USA TOP 200 SINGLES

Jonathan BUTLER born in Cape Town in 1962
27-JUN-87 27 14 LIES

CLOUT
2-SEP-78 67 10 SUBSTITUTE

FLAME better known as the FLAMES
7-NOV-70 95 2 SEE THE LIGHT

FOUR JACKS AND A JILL
30-MAR-68 18 14 MASTER JACK hit Billboard #8 according to composer Dave MARKS
10-AUG-68 96 2 MISTER NICO
09-NOV-68 130 1 HEY MISTER

JULUKA
16-JUL-83 106 4 SCATTERLINGS OF AFRICA

John KONGOS
10-JUL-71 70 7 HE'S GONNA STEP ON YOU AGAIN
19-FEB-72 111 2 TOKOLOSHE MAN

Miriam MAKEBA
25-FEB-56 45 9 LOVELY LIES [With MANHATTAN BROTHERS]
7-OCT-67 12 11 PATA PATA
27-JAN-68 85 3 MALAYISHA
23-MAR-68 123 3 WHAT IS LOVE?

Manfred MANN born Michael Liebowitz in Johannesburg in 1940
5-SEP-64 1 13 DO WAH DIDDY DIDDY
14-NOV-64 12 12 SHA LA LA
26-JUN-65 124 2 MY LITTLE RED BOOK
20-FEB-65 50 6 COME TOMORROW
2-JUL-66 29 8 PRETTY FLAMINGO
20-AUG-66 101 6 JUST LIKE A WOMAN
2-MAR-68 10 11 MIGHTY QUINN (QUINN THE ESKIMO)
13-JUL-68 104 4 MY NAME IS JACK
18-JAN-69 97 2 FOX ON THE RUN
30-OCT-71 108 1 PLEASE MRS. HENRY

Manfred MANN'S EARTH BAND
26-FEB-72 69 7 LIVING WITHOUT YOU
22-JUL-72 112 2 I'M UP AND I'M LEAVING
3-APR-76 97 3 SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT
20-NOV-76 1 20 BLINDED BY THE LIGHT
30-APR-77 40 8 SPIRIT IN THE NIGHT [Remix]
16-JUN-79 58 7 YOU ANGEL YOU
21-MAR-81 106 1 FOR YOU
21-JAN-84 22 15 RUNNER

Hugh MASEKELA
9-DEC-67 71 8 UP, UP AND AWAY
8-JUN-68 1 12 GRAZING IN THE GRASS
28-SEP-68 71 5 PUFFIN' ON DOWN THE TRACK
11-JAN-69 55 8 RIOT
12-APR-69 107 2 A LONG WAYS FROM HOME

Dave MATTHEWS BAND Dave born in Johannesburg on 9 January 1967
04-MAR-95 115 1 WHAT WOULD YOU SAY

QKUMBA ZOO
12-oct-96 69 7 THE CHILD (INSIDE)

Danny WILLIAMS Born 7 January 1942 in Port Elizabeth
04-JUL-64 110 5 MORE


USA ALBUMS HOT 200:

Jonathan BUTLER
24-MAY-86 101 16 INTRODUCING JONATHAN BUTLER
30-MAY-87 50 33 JONATHAN BUTLER [gold status 500 000+ copies sold]
5-NOV-88 113 22 MORE THAN FRIENDS

Johnny CLEGG & SAVUKA
10-sep-88 155 7 SHADOW MAN
12-MAY-90 123 13 CRUEL, CRAZY, BEAUTIFUL WORLD

FOUR JACKS AND A JILL
22-JUN-68 155 6 MASTER JACK

JULUKA
13-AUG-83 186 5 SCATTERLINGS
03-NOV-84 209 1 STAND YOUR GROUND

John KONGOS
26-FEB-72 204 2 KONGOS

Miriam MAKEBA
16-NOV-63 86 10 THE WORLD OF MIRIAM MAKEBA
30-MAY-64 122 4 THE VOICE OF AFRICA
10-JUL-65 85 11 AN EVENING WITH BELAFONTE/MAKEBA [With Harry BELAFONTE]
18-NOV-67 182 4 MIRIAM MAKEBA IN CONCERT!
9-DEC-67 74 22 PATA PATA

Manfred MANN Manfred was born Michael Liebowitz in Johannesburg in 1940
21-NOV-64 35 18 THE MANFRED MANN ALBUM
6-MAR-65 141 4 THE FIVE FACES OF MANFRED MANN
1-JUN-68 176 5 THE MIGHTY QUINN

Manfred MANN'S EARTH BAND
26-FEB-72 138 6 MANFRED MANN'S EARTH BAND
23-JUN-73 196 2 GET YOUR ROCKS OFF
2-MAR-74 96 15 SOLAR FIRE
30-NOV-74 157 3 THE GOOD EARTH
13-SEP-75 120 10 NIGHTINGALES & BOMBERS
25-SEP-76 10 37 THE ROARING SILENCE [500 000+ copies sold]
11-MAR-78 83 6 WATCH
12-MAY-79 144 13 ANGEL STATION
24-JAN-81 87 16 CHANCE
28-JAN-84 40 21 SOMEWHERE IN AFRIKA

Hugh MASEKELA
5-AUG-67 151 10 HUGH MASEKELA'S LATEST
6-JAN-68 90 10 HUGH MASEKELA IS ALIVE AND WELL AT THE WHISKY
8-JUN-68 17 22 THE PROMISE OF A FUTURE
29-MAR-69 195 2 MASEKELA
28-SEP-74 149 4 I AM NOT AFRAID
9-AUG-75 132 9 THE BOY'S DOIN' IT
11-FEB-78 65 19 HERB ALPERT/HUGH MASEKELA

Dave MATTHEWS BAND Dave born in Johannesburg on 9 January 1967
15-OCT-94 11 102+ UNDER THE TABLE AND DREAMING
18-MAY-96 2 20+ CRASH
Both the above albums were still on the charts in late 1996, the point to which our information goes up to.

Letta MBULU
19-MAR-77 192 3 THERE'S MUSIC IN THE AIR

NIGHT featuring Stevie LANGE (ne้ VAN KERKEN, married to Robert John "Mutt" LANGE for a while)
24-JAN-81 204 2 LONG DISTANCE

Trevor RABIN born in Johannesburg in 1954
9-DEC-78 192 4 TREVOR RABIN
19-AUG-89 111 10 CAN'T LOOK AWAY

Soundtrack composed by Mbongeni NGEMA & Hugh MASEKELA
24-OCT-92 200 1 SARAFINA! THE SOUND OF FREEDOM

All info generously supplied by Chris Kimberly, October 2000.


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