SA Rock Lists

SA Charts 1965 - 1989
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NAKED EYES (UK)PEAKWEEKS
9-Dec-83Promises Promises
29
1
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
1


Johnny NASH (US) born John Lester Nash, Jr 19 August 1940PEAKWEEKS
8-Sep-72I Can See Clearly Now
1
28
23-Feb-73There Are More Questions Than Answers
8
9
1-Aug-75The Look In Your Eyes
5
15
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
52


Neville NASH (SA)PEAKWEEKS
10-Oct-80Gimme The Love
13
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


NAZARETH (UK)PEAKWEEKS
14-Mar-75Love Hurts
1
18
22-Apr-77I Don't Want To Go On Without You
13
6
6-Oct-78Place In Your Heart
3
20
29-Oct-82Love Leads To Madness
3
14
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
58


Sam NEELY (US) born 22 August 1948 died 19 July 2006PEAKWEEKS
18-Apr-75You Can Have Her
9
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7


Rick NELSON (US) born Eric Hilliard Nelson 8 May 1940 died
31 December 1985
PEAKWEEKS
4-Jun-65I Need You
1
20
17-Nov-72Garden Party
6
16
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
36


Willie NELSON (US) born Willie Hugh Nelson 29 April 1933PEAKWEEKS
8-Jun-84To All The Girls I've Loved Before (with Julio IGLESIAS)
2
30
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
30


NENA (Germany) born Gabriele Susanne Kerner 24 March 1960PEAKWEEKS
16-Mar-8499 Red Balloons (German version was called '99 Luftballoons')
3
21
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
21


Michael NESMITH (US) born Robert Michael Nesmith
30 December 1942
PEAKWEEKS
19-Mar-71Silver Moon
3
9
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
9


Robbie NEVIL (US) born Robert S. Nevil 2 October 1958PEAKWEEKS
12-Apr-87C'est La Vie
13
10
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
10


NEW CHRISTY MINSTRELS (US)PEAKWEEKS
16-Jun-67Yamao Toko No Uta
3
11
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
11


NEW EDITION (US)PEAKWEEKS
5-Aug-83Candy Girl
1
24
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
24


NEW SEEKERS (UK)PEAKWEEKS
10-Sep-71Never Ending Song Of Love
2
21
25-Feb-72I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) (used in a Coca-Cola advert)
10
9
28-Apr-72Beg, Steal Or Borrow
10
8
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
38


NEW VAUDEVILLE BAND (UK)PEAKWEEKS
18-Nov-66Winchester Cathedral
1
15
3-Mar-67There's A Kind Of Hush
2
13
4-Aug-67Finchley Central
14
4
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
32


NEW WORLD (Australia)PEAKWEEKS
3-Sep-71Tom-Tom Turnaround
4
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


Gary NUMAN (UK) See SHARPE & NEWMAN


Juice NEWTON (US) born Judy Kay Newton 18 February 1952PEAKWEEKS
5-Jun-81Angel Of The Morning
3
10
18-Sep-81Queen Of Hearts
2
19
14-May-82The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
18
1
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
30


Olivia NEWTON-JOHN (UK) born 26 September 1948PEAKWEEKS
21-May-71If Not For You (cover of the Bob Dylan song)
1
10
4-Feb-72Banks Of The Ohio
9
9
6-Sep-74If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
1
20
29-Nov-74I Honestly Love You
5
10
22-Apr-77Every Face Tells A Story
5
9
21-Jul-78You're The One That I Want (with John TRAVOLTA. From the film 'Grease')
2
18
27-Oct-78Summer Nights (with John TRAVOLTA. From the film 'Grease')
9
7
26-Sep-80Magic (from the film 'Xanadu')
5
9
19-Dec-80Xanadu (with ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA. From the film 'Xanadu')
20
1
13-Aug-82Physical
11
6
26-Nov-82Heart Attack
4
12
23-Dec-83Twist Of Fate
5
16
Number of Hits
12
Total Weeks
127


Stevie NICKS (US) born Stephanie Lynn Nicks 26 May 1948PEAKWEEKS
4-Sep-81Stop Draggin' My Heart Around (with Tom PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS)
4
12
9-Sep-83Stand Back
27
3
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
15


NIGHT (SA)PEAKWEEKS
28-Sep-79Hot Summer Nights
13
9
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
9


NIGHTMARE (UK)PEAKWEEKS
18-Jan-80Great Balls Of Fire
7
11
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
11


NILSSON (US) born Harry Edward Nilsson III 15 June 1941 died 15 January 1994PEAKWEEKS
11-Sep-70Everybody's Talkin'
11
5
10-Mar-72Without You
2
16
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
21


NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND (SA) See DIRT BAND


Kenny NOLAN (US)PEAKWEEKS
17-Jun-77I Like Dreamin'
10
11
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
11


NOLANS (Ireland)PEAKWEEKS
4-Apr-80I'm In The Mood For Dancing
1
13
25-Jul-80Don't Make Waves
5
9
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
22


Chris NORMAN (US) born Christopher Ward Norman
25 October 1950
PEAKWEEKS
12-Jan-79Stumblin' In (with Suzi QUATRO)
2
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
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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