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TOP 40 SOUTH AFRICAN
POP LEGENDS
60s to 80s

A list of my favourite South African pop legends from the 60s, 70s & 80s. Compiled February/March 2002. I've also listed representative songs for each artist; either their most well-known song/ biggest hit and/or my personal favourite. This list is subject to change without notice!

  1. Alan Garrity - I Need Someone
  2. The Staccatos - Cry To Me
  3. Clout - Substitute
  4. Maria - I'm On Fire, Clap Your Hands And Stamp Your Feet
  5. Ballyhoo - Man On The Moon
  6. Dave Mills - Love Is A Beautiful Song, Theresa
  7. Richard Jon Smith - Candlelight, Michael Row The Boat Ashore, That's Why I Love You
  8. Peanut Butter Conspiracy - Understanding, Amen
  9. Margaret Singana - Mama Tembu's Wedding, I Never Loved A Man
  10. The Flames - For Your Precious Love
  11. The Dealians - Look Out Here Comes Tomorrow, When Love Comes Knocking At Your Door
  12. Four Jacks and A Jill - Master Jack, Timothy
  13. McCully Workshop - Buccaneer+, Chinese Junkman+
  14. Jody Wayne - The Wedding
  15. Barbara Ray - I Don't Wanna Play House
  16. John Ireland - You're Living Inside My Head
  17. Jonathan Butler - Please Stay, I Love How You Love Me
  18. John Edmond - Fairy Tales, Toy Train, Pasadena
  19. The Rising Sons - How Do You Do?, Going Down Jordan
  20. Dennis East - A Million Drums
  21. Wanda Arletti - Zanzibar
  22. Cinema - My Kind Of Girl
  23. Soft Shoes - Elvis Astaire
  24. Des & Dawn Lindberg - The Seagull's Name Was Nelson
  25. Gene Rockwell - Heart
  26. Billy Forrest - Lazy Life (as Quentin E Klopjaeger)
  27. Pendulum - Take My Heart
  28. Rabbitt - Charlie
  29. Jeremy Taylor - Ag Pleez Deddy
  30. Jessica Jones - Sunday Monday Tuesday
  31. Little Sister - Dear Abbie
  32. Roy Bulkin - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
  33. The Bats - Shabby Little Hut
  34. Dickie Loader - Exclusively Yours
  35. Dream Merchants - Time And The River
  36. Lauren Copley - Its Too Late Now, Kentucky Blues
  37. Peter Vee - Can We Get To That?
  38. Crocodile Harris - Give Me The Good News+, Miss Eva Goodnight+
  39. Lesley Rae Dowling - The Spaniard
  40. David Scobie - Gypsy Girl

+Tracks available to download at Rhythm Online.


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