SA Rock Lists

SA Charts 1965 - 1989
(As presented on Springbok Radio/Radio Orion)

Songs A-B

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DATETITLEARTISTPOSWKS
25-Dec-81 ABACAB GENESIS 3 15
19-Sep-69 ABERGAVENNY QUENTIN E. KLOPJAEGER 15 6
27-Aug-82 ABRACADABRA STEVE MILLER BAND 2 15
08-Jun-86 ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS DAVID BOWIE 6 17
25-Dec-81 ACTION MAN VILLAGE PEOPLE 11 6
01-Jun-86 ADDICTED TO LOVE ROBERT PALMER 4 16
25-Feb-83 AFRICA TOTO 18 4
19-Oct-84 AFRICAN QUEEN (NO MORE LOVE ON THE RUN) BILLY OCEAN 7 19
09-Sep-77 AFTER THE FIRE IS GONE BARBARA RAY & LANCE JAMES 5 16
05-Oct-84 AGADOO BLACK LACE 3 24
25-May-84 AGAINST ALL ODDS (TAKE A LOOK AT ME NOW) PHIL COLLINS 9 21
24-Nov-88 AGE OF REASON JOHN FARNHAM 22 7
25-Jan-80 AIN'T GONNA STOP (TILL I GET TO THE TOP) JOY 11 9
25-Sep-70 AIN'T LOVE A FUNNY THING SAM EVANS 6 7
17-May-74 THE AIR THAT I BREATHE HOLLIES 1 16
11-Aug-67 THE AIRPLANE SONG ROYAL GUARDSMEN 6 11
24-Nov-78 AIRPORT MOTORS 19 1
25-Jul-80 ALASKA MALIE KELLY 12 7
23-Nov-85 ALIVE AND KICKING SIMPLE MINDS 16 16
21-Sep-85 ALL AT ONCE WHITNEY HOUSTON 24 5
30-Apr-76 ALL BY MYSELF ERIC CARMEN 9 7
25-Jan-85 ALL CRIED OUT ALISON MOYET 7 13
10-Nov-88 ALL FIRED UP PAT BENATAR 12 15
30-Jun-78 ALL FOR A REASON ALESSI 17 3
01-Mar-87 ALL I ASK OF YOU CLIFF RICHARD & SARAH BRIGHTMAN 1 30
30-Jan-70 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM BOBBIE GENTRY & GLEN CAMPBELL 3 10
22-May-70 ALL KINDS OF EVERYTHING DANA 7 8
15-Dec-67 ALL MY LOVE CLIFF RICHARD 3 13
25-Nov-83 ALL NIGHT LONG (ALL NIGHT) LIONEL RICHIE 1 24
07-Jan-72 ALL OF THE TIME GIRL DEALIANS 13 6
05-Oct-84 ALL OF YOU DIANA ROSS & JULIO IGLESIAS 19 15
11-Nov-66 ALL OR NOTHING SMALL FACES 19 2
23-Jan-81 ALL OUT OF LOVE AIR SUPPLY 11 9
06-Jan-67 ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD CONNIE FRANCIS 14 8
16-Oct-70 ALL THE TEARS IN THE WORLD DAVE MILLS 5 12
12-Jan-68 ALL THE TIME QUINSEY 14 8
05-Aug-83 ALL TIME HIGH RITA COOLIDGE 8 13
22-Aug-80 ALOHA-OE, UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN GOOMBAY DANCE BAND 11 6
17-Sep-87 ALWAYS ATLANTIC STARR 6 20
07-Jan-88 ALWAYS ON MY MIND PET SHOP BOYS 3 29
09-Feb-68 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET? ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK 10 7
16-Feb-68 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET? JIM REEVES 15 3
14-Dec-86 AMANDA BOSTON 29 2
09-Apr-71 AMAZING GRACE JUDY COLLINS 4 10
05-May-72 AMAZING GRACE PIPES AND DRUMS AND THE MILITARY BAND OF THE ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS 1 12
12-Nov-71 AMEN PEANUTBUTTER CONSPIRACY 2 17
18-Apr-80 AMERICAN DREAM DIRT BAND 6 13
26-Nov-65 AMORE SCUSAMI (MY LOVE FORGIVE ME) THEO CAVALIEROS 8 9
11-Sep-81 AMOUR BARON LONGFELLOW 6 9
09-Feb-89 ANCHORAGE MICHELLE SHOCKED 19 2
22-Jun-73 AND I LOVE YOU SO PERRY COMO 2 16
02-Jun-88 ANGEL EYES (HOME AND AWAY) WET WET WET 13 16
05-Jun-81 ANGEL OF THE MORNING JUICE NEWTON 3 10
16-Sep-77 ANGELO BROTHERHOOD OF MAN 1 17
16-Nov-73 ANGIE ROLLING STONES 2 16
05-Jan-73 ANNABELLE DANIEL BOONE 16 3
27-Sep-74 ANNIE'S SONG JOHN DENVER 11 7
01-Feb-80 ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL (PART 2) PINK FLOYD 1 11
16-Apr-71 ANOTHER DAY PAUL McCARTNEY 7 10
19-Aug-77 ANOTHER FUNNY HONEYMOON DAVID DUNDAS 11 7
04-Jul-75 ANOTHER LOVE TO COME CORNELIA 7 10
24-Oct-80 ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST QUEEN 3 16
27-Dec-74 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT CAT STEVENS 13 6
24-Apr-81 ANTMUSIC ADAM & THE ANTS 2 12
17-Feb-67 ANYWAY THAT YOU WANT ME TROGGS 6 9
19-Feb-71 APEMAN KINKS 12 4
16-Aug-74 APPLE OF MY EYE BADFINGER 11 11
18-Apr-69 AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN 5TH DIMENSION 3 8
13-Mar-70 ARIZONA MARK LINDSAY 3 10
03-Sep-76 ARMS OF MARY SUTHERLAND BROTHERS & QUIVER 3 14
05-Oct-85 AROUND MY DREAM SILVER POZZOLI 1 24
20-Nov-81 ARTHUR'S THEME (BEST THAT YOU CAN DO) CHRISTOPHER CROSS 7 14
02-May-75 AS SOON AS I HANG UP THE PHONE LORETTA LYNN & CONWAY TWITTY 1 16
20-Jul-73 ASHES OF LOVE DICKEY LEE 4 18
28-Feb-69 ATLANTIS DONOVAN 2 10
23-Nov-86 ATLANTIS IS CALLING MODERN TALKING 12 15
23-May-80 ATOMIC BLONDIE 16 5
10-Oct-75 AUTOBAHN KRAFTWERK 15 5
08-Dec-78 AUTOMATIC LOVER DEE D. JACKSON 15 6
07-Jun-68 BAAS JACK AL DEBBO 7 10
01-Feb-80 BABE STYX 1 13
03-Oct-80 BABOOSHKA KATE BUSH 12 8
11-Aug-72 BABY BLUE BADFINGER 18 2
31-Aug-73 BABY BLUE GEORGE BAKER SELECTION 1 17
19-Jul-68 BABY COME BACK EQUALS 1 14
12-May-78 BABY COME BACK PLAYER 9 10
27-Apr-79 BABY IT'S YOU PROMISES 3 15
26-Dec-69 BABY IT'S YOU SMITH 10 6
29-Jul-83 BABY JANE ROD STEWART 1 19
26-Mar-71 BABY JUMP MUNGO JERRY 18 3
04-Jul-75 BABY LOVE AFFAIR BUTTERCUP 7 9
22-Aug-69 BABY MAKE IT SOON MARMALADE 3 9
04-Jun-82 BABY MAKES HER BLUE JEANS TALK DR. HOOK 1 24
08-Dec-67 BABY NOW THAT I'VE FOUND YOU FOUNDATIONS 10 8
30-Jul-65 BABY THE RAIN MUST FALL GLENN YARBROUGH 3 11
05-Jul-74 BABY, BABY ANSWER ME (I'M CALLING) PETER VEE 12 6
15-Mar-85 BABY, YOU'VE BEEN GOOD TO ME ROBIN AULD 25 3
29-Jul-83 BABY'S GOT ANOTHER RICHARD JON SMITH 24 4
21-Jan-83 BACK CHAT QUEEN 18 2
24-Jan-75 BACK HOME AGAIN JOHN DENVER 10 12
01-Dec-78 BACK IN THE U.S.A. LINDA RONSTADT 11 8
31-Oct-69 BACKSTREET OUTLET 10 6
22-Oct-87 BAD MICHAEL JACKSON 5 19
03-Aug-86 BAD BOY MIAMI SOUND MACHINE 13 13
26-Jan-89 BAD MEDICINE BON JOVI 23 4
25-Jul-69 BAD MOON RISING CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL 1 13
09-Jul-87 BAILA BOLERO FUN FUN 13 10
21-Jul-78 BAKER STREET GERRY RAFFERTY 1 21
22-Feb-80 BALLAD OF LUCY JORDAN MARIANNE FAITHFULL 4 11
04-Mar-66 THE BALLAD OF THE GREEN BERETS SGT BARRY SADLER 1 14
22-Feb-87 BALLERINA GIRL LIONEL RICHIE 24 7
26-Oct-73 THE BALLROOM BLITZ SWEET 3 15
24-Apr-81 BANANA REPUBLIC BOOMTOWN RATS 12 5
13-Nov-70 BAND OF GOLD FREDA PAYNE 11 7
19-Jul-74 BAND ON THE RUN WINGS 2 14
13-May-66 BANG BANG (MY BABY SHOT ME DOWN) CHER 10 6
22-Nov-68 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG ARCHIES 3 14
04-Feb-72 BANKS OF THE OHIO OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN 9 9
30-Jul-71 THE BANNER MAN BLUE MINK 3 8
03-Oct-75 BARBADOS TYPICALLY TROPICAL 1 14
01-Apr-66 BARBARA ANN BEACH BOYS 2 13
10-Sep-82 BARBARA'S DAUGHTER VANGIE COKER 6 14
10-Dec-87 BARCELONA FREDDIE MERCURY & MONTSERRAT CABALLÉ 6 18
28-Oct-77 BARRACUDA HEART 1 18
24-Jan-75 BEACH BABY FIRST CLASS 8 9
14-Apr-67 THE BEAT GOES ON SONNY AND CHER 18 2
01-Jul-83 BEAT IT MICHAEL JACKSON 8 17
05-Nov-76 BEAUTIFUL NOISE NEIL DIAMOND 7 6
31-Mar-72 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY DANIEL BOONE 1 23
14-Apr-88 BEDS ARE BURNING MIDNIGHT OIL 1 22
24-Dec-87 BEETHOVEN (I LOVE TO LISTEN TO) EURYTHMICS 23 7
13-Jun-75 BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS BOBBY ANGEL 5 11
28-Apr-72 BEG, STEAL OR BORROW NEW SEEKERS 10 8
19-Apr-74 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS DIANA ROSS 14 8
07-Aug-81 BEING WITH YOU SMOKEY ROBINSON 7 9
22-Dec-72 BEN MICHAEL JACKSON 14 12
04-Nov-66 BEND IT DAVE DEE, DOZY, BEAKY, MICK & TICH 1 12
16-Feb-68 BEND ME, SHAPE ME AMERICAN BREED 3 10
05-Nov-76 THE BEST DISCO IN TOWN RITCHIE FAMILY 18 5
19-Jun-81 BETTE DAVIS EYES KIM CARNES 1 16
21-Sep-79 BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW STINGRAY 4 12
29-Aug-75 BEYOND THE SUNSET BILL ANDERSON & JAN HOWARD 8 6
13-Jun-69 BICYCLE BILL MATT HURTER 17 2
25-May-84 BIG IN JAPAN ALPHAVILLE 5 21
28-Jun-87 BIG LOVE FLEETWOOD MAC 11 15
01-Aug-69 BIG SHIP CLIFF RICHARD 18 1
01-Apr-83 BILLIE JEAN MICHAEL JACKSON 2 18
30-Mar-84 BIRD OF PARADISE SNOWY WHITE 13 16
28-Jan-66 BIRDS DON'T SING HERE ANYMORE AUBREY ELLIS 19 3
07-Jun-85 BLACK CARS GINO VANNELLI 23 11
09-Sep-66 BLACK IS BLACK LOS BRAVOS 2 12
30-Oct-70 BLACK NIGHT DEEP PURPLE 6 12
28-Nov-75 BLANKET ON THE GROUND BILLIE JO SPEARS 15 7
29-Jul-83 BLIND VISION BLANCMANGE 28 3
16-Feb-73 BLOCKBUSTER! SWEET 7 12
27-Oct-88 THE BLOOD THAT MOVES THE BODY A-HA 11 15
25-Mar-77 THE BLUE DANUBE HUSTLE RICE & BEANS ORCHESTRA 17 2
11-Jun-82 BLUE EYES ELTON JOHN 7 8
28-Aug-81 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN MARIA TYL 7 8
30-Nov-84 BLUE JEAN DAVID BOWIE 13 16
09-Sep-66 BLUE SIDE OF LONESOME JIM REEVES 6 11
03-Jun-66 BLUE TURNS TO GREY CLIFF RICHARD 19 2
14-Jan-77 BLUE WATER JULIAN LAXTON BAND 7 8
14-Apr-78 BLUEST HEARTACHE OF THE YEAR CLIVE RISKO 16 8
18-Jul-80 BOAT ON THE RIVER STYX 7 10
08-Feb-85 BODY ROCK MARIA VIDAL 5 15
12-Mar-76 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY QUEEN 2 15
16-May-80 BOLERO TOMITA 12 4
06-Oct-72 BONELY BONELA GRIES HEIMER 19 1
21-Sep-79 BOOGIE WONDERLAND EARTH, WIND & FIRE 17 4
08-Mar-87 BOOM BOOM (LET'S GO BACK TO MY ROOM) PAUL LEKAKIS 1 20
04-Jun-71 BOOM SHA LA LA LO JOHN EDMOND 10 10
02-Mar-84 BOP GIRL PAT WILSON 28 2
16-Sep-66 BORN FREE MATT MONRO 5 12
15-Mar-85 BORN IN THE USA BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN 25 6
17-Aug-79 BORN TO BE ALIVE PATRICK HERNANDEZ 6 10
14-Sep-73 BORN TO BE WITH YOU DAVE EDMUNDS 10 10
13-Jan-78 BORN TO BREAK MY HEART BRUCE FOSTER 18 4
01-Nov-74 BORN WITH A SMILE ON MY FACE STEPHANIE DE SYKES 15 5
04-Sep-70 BOTH SIDES NOW STEVE LONSDALE 17 5
29-Mar-68 BOTTLE OF WINE FIREBALLS 3 12
17-Nov-72 BOTTOMS UP MIDDLE OF THE ROAD 16 6
08-Feb-85 BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS MATTHEW WILDER 29 2
28-Nov-75 BOUNCY BOUNCY BOUNCE LIONEL PETERSEN 9 10
06-Jun-69 THE BOXER SIMON & GARFUNKEL 3 11
03-Oct-69 A BOY NAMED SUE JOHNNY CASH 13 4
28-Sep-79 BOY OH BOY RACEY 2 19
08-Sep-88 BOYS AND GIRLS MANDY SMITH 7 24
07-Sep-84 BOYS DO FALL IN LOVE ROBIN GIBB 7 19
01-Dec-88 BOYS (SUMMERTIME LOVE) SABRINA 6 12
04-Feb-72 BRAND NEW KEY MELANIE 1 13
04-Jan-87 BRAND NEW LOVER DEAD OR ALIVE 19 12
29-Sep-72 BRANDY (YOU'RE A FINE GIRL) LOOKING GLASS 14 7
09-May-80 BRASS IN POCKET PRETENDERS 1 17
12-Sep-75 BRAZIL RITCHIE FAMILY 11 8
10-Nov-78 BREAK IT TO THEM GENTLY BURTON CUMMINGS 3 12
02-Mar-84 BREAK MY STRIDE MATTHEW WILDER 4 22
13-Jul-84 BREAKDANCE IRENE CARA 4 14
14-Dec-79 BREAKFAST IN AMERICA SUPERTRAMP 9 9
13-Oct-72 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO PARTRIDGE FAMILY 19 3
29-Mar-85 BREAKING UP MY HEART SHAKIN' STEVENS 10 23
01-Oct-87 BREATHLESS VIKTOR LAZLO 13 12
20-Mar-70 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER SIMON & GARFUNKEL 4 14
20-Jul-79 BRIGHT EYES ART GARFUNKEL 15 6
10-Dec-87 BRILLIANT DISGUISE BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN 19 12
09-Mar-86 BROKEN WINGS MR. MISTER 20 10
13-Jul-86 BROTHER LOUIE MODERN TALKING 1 28
04-Sep-70 BROWN EYES CHRIS ANDREWS 1 12
04-Jun-71 BROWN SUGAR ROLLING STONES 20 1
22-Nov-74 BUBBLEGUM DAN HILL 20 1
11-Nov-77 BUCCANEER MCCULLY WORKSHOP 1 15
01-Jul-83 BUFFALO SOLDIER BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS 1 22
17-Jan-69 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP FOUNDATIONS 3 10
02-Jul-82 A BUNCH OF THYME FOSTER & ALLEN 9 18
02-Oct-70 BURNING BRIDGES MIKE CURB CONGREGATION 1 14
26-Jan-86 BURNING HEART SURVIVOR 27 5
22-Sep-72 BURNING LOVE ELVIS PRESLEY 7 17
12-Aug-66 BUS STOP HOLLIES 11 7
08-Oct-82 THE BUSHMAN STEVE KEKANA 13 8
16-Apr-76 BUT I DO RICHARD JON SMITH 9 9
09-Aug-68 BUTCHERS AND BAKERS STACCATOS 7 10
08-Oct-71 BUTTERFLY DANYEL GERARD 2 19
27-Jun-80 BUZZ BUZZ A DIDDLE IT MATCHBOX 16 8
16-May-75 BYE BYE BABY BAY CITY ROLLERS 6 12

All info generously supplied by John Samson, September/October 2000 with major input from Chris Kimberley and Kevin Farquharson. Updated and corrected (where necessary) May 2016 with further input from Peet van Staaden and Ian McLean


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