SA Rock Lists

SA Charts 1965 - 1989
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J. GEILS BAND (US)PEAKWEEKS
9-Apr-82Centerfold
3
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


Terry JACKS (Canada) born Terrence Ross Jacks 29 March 1944PEAKWEEKS
12-Apr-74Seasons In The Sun
1
16
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
16


Dee D. JACKSON (UK) born Deirdre Elaine Cozier 15 July 1954PEAKWEEKS
8-Dec-78Automatic Lover
15
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


Janet JACKSON (US) born Janet Damita Jo Jackson 16 May 1966PEAKWEEKS
5-Oct-86What Have You Done For Me Lately
19
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


Jermaine JACKSON (US) born Jermaine La Jaune Jackson
11 December 1954
PEAKWEEKS
9-Mar-73Daddy's Home
9
12
17-Oct-80Let's Get Serious
20
1
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
13


Michael JACKSON (US) born Michael Joseph Jackson
29 August 1958 died 25 June 2009
PEAKWEEKS
22-Dec-72Ben (from a film of the same name)
14
12
23-Nov-79Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
1
20
25-Apr-80Off The Wall
20
3
7-Aug-81One Day In Your Life
1
16
17-Dec-82The Girl Is Mine (with Paul McCARTNEY)
5
14
1-Apr-83Billie Jean
2
18
1-Jul-83Beat It
8
17
25-Nov-83Say Say Say (with Paul McCARTNEY)
3
23
11-May-84Thriller
26
3
20-Aug-87I Just Can't Stop Loving You
7
25
22-Oct-87Bad
5
19
28-Jan-88The Way You Make Me Feel
16
8
Number of Hits
12
Total Weeks
178


THE JACKSONS (US)PEAKWEEKS
19-Dec-80Can You Feel It
1
16
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
16


Mick JADE (SA)PEAKWEEKS
19-Feb-71Give Me More
11
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


Mick JAGGER (UK) born Michael Philip Jagger 26 July 1943PEAKWEEKS
5-Oct-85Dancing In The Street (with David BOWIE)
10
10
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
10


Lance JAMES (SA) born 18 July 1938PEAKWEEKS
20-Mar-70Dankie
13
6
2-Apr-71Vicki (from a film of the same name starring Sandra Britz & Johan Esterhuizen)
4
14
7-Dec-73What's Your Mama's Name Child
17
5
9-Sep-77After The Fire Is Gone (with Barbara RAY)
5
16
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
41


Mark JAMES (US) born Francis Rodney Zambon in 1940PEAKWEEKS
25-Jun-76Moody Blue
15
4
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
4


Tommy JAMES & THE SHONDELLS (US) Tommy James was born Thomas Gregory Jackson 29 April 1947PEAKWEEKS
9-Sep-66Hanky Panky
3
13
14-Jul-67I Think We're Alone Now
8
10
2-Aug-68Mony Mony
5
10
21-Feb-69Crimson & Clover
1
13
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
46


Horst JANKOWSKI'S ORCHESTRA (Germany) born 30 January 1936 died 29 June 1998PEAKWEEKS
15-Oct-65A Walk In The Black Forest
15
3
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
3


JÉROME (Germany) born Jérome Charles 24 April 1946 died 18 September 1998PEAKWEEKS
13-Aug-71Nosy Rosie
13
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


JERONIMO (Germany)PEAKWEEKS
29-May-70Heya
13
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


Joan JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS (US) Joan Jett was born Joan Marie Larkin 22 September 1958PEAKWEEKS
23-Apr-82I Love Rock 'N Roll
1
19
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
19


JIGSAW (UK)PEAKWEEKS
12-Mar-76Sky High
20
2
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
2


Billy JOEL (US) born William Martin Joel 9 May 1949PEAKWEEKS
28-Jul-78Just The Way You Are
6
19
26-Jan-79My Life
2
15
4-May-79Honesty
8
10
29-Aug-80You May Be Right
14
8
30-Sep-83Tell Her About It
3
17
23-Dec-83Uptown Girl
8
16
12-Oct-85You're Only Human (Second Wind)
21
13
14-Dec-86A Matter Of Trust
3
24
Number of Hits
8
Total Weeks
122


Elton JOHN (UK) born Reginald Kenneth Dwight 25 March 1947PEAKWEEKS
19-Jan-73Crocodile Rock
6
11
20-Apr-73Daniel
7
14
18-Jan-74Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
7
7
13-Aug-76Don't Go Breaking My Heart (with Kiki DEE)
1
17
5-Jan-79Part Time Love
6
11
23-Mar-79Song For Guy
4
9
19-Sep-80Little Jeannie
8
10
11-Jun-82Blue Eyes
7
8
12-Aug-83I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
4
19
28-Oct-83I'm Still Standing
9
13
3-Aug-84Sad Songs (Say So Much)
5
13
16-Nov-84Passengers
15
14
7-Dec-85Nikita
1
23
22-Sep-88I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
27
2
Number of Hits
14
Total Weeks
171


Robert JOHN (US) born Robert John Pedrick, Jr in 1946PEAKWEEKS
28-Apr-72The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)
15
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7


George JONES (US) born George Glenn Jones 12 June 1931 died 26 April 2013PEAKWEEKS
1-Sep-67Walk Through This World With Me
16
3
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
3


Howard JONES (UK) born John Howard Jones 23 February 1955PEAKWEEKS
24-May-85Things Can Only Get Better
25
6
14-Sep-85Look Mama
23
5
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
11


Jessica JONES (SA)PEAKWEEKS
7-Jul-72Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
1
26
8-Dec-72Wake Up Wake Up
9
11
9-Nov-73Waikiki Man
13
11
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
48


Paul JONES (UK) born Paul Pond 24 February 1942PEAKWEEKS
10-Jun-77Stop, Stop, Stop
15
4
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
4


Tom JONES (UK) born Thomas Jones Woodward 7 June 1940PEAKWEEKS
11-Jun-65It's Not Unusual
1
13
2-Jul-65Little Lonely One
10
8
24-Sep-65What's New Pussycat
1
16
21-Jan-66Thunderball (from the James Bond film of the same name)
7
7
9-Dec-66Green Green Grass Of Home
1
19
2-Jun-67Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings
3
9
15-Sep-67I'll Never Fall In Love Again
3
10
15-Dec-67I'm Coming Home
5
13
5-Apr-68Delilah
1
14
16-Aug-68Help Yourself
1
12
27-Dec-68A Minute Of Your Time
15
7
30-May-69Love Me Tonight
12
7
2-Jan-70Without Love
3
13
22-May-70Daughter Of Darkness
1
10
25-Sep-70I (Who Have Nothing)
4
7
26-Mar-71She's A Lady
5
9
10-Dec-71Till
12
10
5-Mar-76Papa
20
1
26-Jan-89Kiss (with ART OF NOISE)
16
4
Number of Hits
19
Total Weeks
189


JOURNEY (US)PEAKWEEKS
3-Nov-78Wheel In The Sky
12
13
27-May-83Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
17
7
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
20


JOY (SA)PEAKWEEKS
25-Jan-80Ain't Gonna Stop (Till I Get To The Top)
11
9
4-Jul-80Paradise Road
1
19
29-May-81Love-Chain Reaction
18
2
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
30


Little Ronnie JOYCE (SA) died 1 August 2013PEAKWEEKS
5-Jul-74Give A Little Love
20
2
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
2


JUNIOR (UK) born Norman Washington Giscombe 6 June 1957PEAKWEEKS
24-Sep-82Mama Used To Say
11
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7

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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