SA Rock Lists

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

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Sheila E (US) born Sheila Escovedo, 12 December 1959PEAKWEEKS
13-Jul-86A Love Bizarre
3
22
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
22


William E. (SA) See Billy FORREST


Mike EAGER (SA) (aka Michael EAGER)PEAKWEEKS
6-Aug-76Rock Me To Sleep
13
8
11-Feb-77What Have I Done
8
10
18-Jun-82Just How High
6
12
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
30


EAGLES (US)PEAKWEEKS
15-Sep-72Take It Easy
16
3
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
3


EARTH, WIND & FIRE (US)PEAKWEEKS
7-Jul-78Fantasy
7
13
9-Mar-79September
18
4
21-Sep-79Boogie Wonderland
17
4
5-Mar-82Let's Groove
8
11
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
32


Dennis EAST (SA)PEAKWEEKS
23-Aug-74A Rose Has To Die
6
13
29-Oct-76A Million Drums
5
16
3-Jun-77Stone Walls
12
9
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
38


Sheena EASTON (UK) born Sheena Shirley Orr 27 April 1959PEAKWEEKS
28-Nov-809 To 5 (Aka Morning Train)
11
8
31-Jul-81For Your Eyes Only (from the James Bond film of the same name)
7
7
8-Mar-85Strut
18
10
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
25


EDISON LIGHTHOUSE (UK)PEAKWEEKS
27-Feb-70Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
3
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


John EDMOND (SA) born 18 November 1936 in Luanshya, Northern Rhodesia (present day Zambia)PEAKWEEKS
9-Jan-70Fairytales
13
5
3-Jul-70Round And Around
13
8
4-Jun-71Boom Sha La La Lo
10
10
5-May-72Pasadena
17
5
18-Aug-72Every Day Every Night
7
17
13-Apr-73Toy Train
6
18
13-Jun-75Goodbye Is The Saddest Song
10
7
Number of Hits
7
Total Weeks
70


Dave EDMUNDS (UK) born David William Edmunds 15 April 1944PEAKWEEKS
18-Dec-70I Hear You Knockin'
1
15
14-Sep-73Born To Be With You
10
10
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
25


EIGHTH WONDER (UK) band featuring Patsy KensitPEAKWEEKS
29-Sep-88Cross My Heart
22
11
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
11


ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA (UK) Aka ELOPEAKWEEKS
4-Feb-77Livin' Thing
1
12
31-Mar-78Turn To Stone
17
3
31-Aug-79Shine A Little Love
16
4
16-Nov-79Confusion
10
10
28-Mar-80Don't Bring Me Down
9
6
29-Aug-80I'm Alive
9
9
19-Dec-80Xanadu (with Olivia NEWTON-JOHN)
20
1
9-Oct-81Hold On Tight
4
12
2-Sep-83Rock 'N' Roll Is King
7
16
11-May-86Calling America
23
8
Number of Hits
10
Total Weeks
81


Yvonne ELLIMAN (US) born Yvonne Marianne Elliman 29 December 1951PEAKWEEKS
4-Mar-77Love Me
3
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


Aubrey ELLIS (SA)PEAKWEEKS
28-Jan-66Birds Don't Sing Here Anymore
19
3
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
3


ELO (UK) See ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA


EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER (UK)PEAKWEEKS
4-Nov-77C'est La Vie
14
4
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
4


Jon ENGLISH (Australia) born Jonathan James English in England 26 March 1949. Moved to Australia in 1961PEAKWEEKS
16-Oct-81Get Your Love Right
14
4
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
4


EQUALS (UK)PEAKWEEKS
19-Jul-68Baby Come Back
1
14
2-May-69Softly Softly
8
7
17-Oct-69Viva Bobby Joe
9
6
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
27


ERASURE (UK)PEAKWEEKS
9-Nov-86Oh L'Amour
2
25
15-Feb-87Sometimes
1
21
23-Jun-88Ship Of Fools
11
14
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
60


ERUPTION (US)PEAKWEEKS
28-Apr-78I Can't Stand The Rain
5
11
25-May-79One Way Ticket
5
15
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
26


ESCAPE CLUB (UK)PEAKWEEKS
1-Dec-88Wild, Wild West
4
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


Manuel ESCORCIO (SA) born Manuel Maria Lamarque EscorcioPEAKWEEKS
6-May-83Save Your Love (with Dee MILLER)
18
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


David ESSEX (UK) born David Albert Cook 23 July 1947PEAKWEEKS
9-Jan-76Hold Me Close
10
7
15-Apr-83A Winter's Tale
4
15
2-Dec-83You're In My Heart
11
11
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
33


EUROPE (Sweden)PEAKWEEKS
18-Jan-87The Final Countdown
1
22
6-Oct-88Superstitious
12
20
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
42


EURYTHMICS (UK)PEAKWEEKS
20-May-83Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
5
16
2-Sep-83Love Is A Stranger
2
24
5-Oct-85There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) (features Stevie Wonder on harmonica)
6
17
17-Aug-86When Tomorrow Comes
19
8
12-Apr-87Thorn In My Side
23
11
24-Dec-87Beethoven (I Love To Listen To)
23
7
14-Apr-88Shame
16
17
Number of Hits
7
Total Weeks
100


Paul EVANS (US) born 5 March 1938PEAKWEEKS
13-Apr-79Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)
15
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


Sam EVANS (SA) born in Glasgow and moved to South Africa in 1965PEAKWEEKS
25-Sep-70Ain't Love A Funny Thing
6
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7


EVERLY BROTHERS (US) Don and Phil EverlyPEAKWEEKS
18-Oct-68It's My Time
18
2
1-Mar-85On The Wings Of A Nightingale
6
21
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
23


EVERY MOTHER'S SON (US)PEAKWEEKS
6-Oct-67Come On Down To My Boat
9
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7


ÉVOID (SA)PEAKWEEKS
30-Sep-83Shadows
3
21
27-Jan-84Taximan
6
17
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
38


EXILE (US)PEAKWEEKS
27-Oct-78Kiss You All Over
1
22
24-Aug-79How Could This Go Wrong
10
5
7-Dec-79The Part Of Me That Needs You Most
2
17
20-Jun-80Take Me Down
11
7
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
51


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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