SA Rock Lists

SA Charts 1965 - 1989
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FACE TO FACE (SA)PEAKWEEKS
20-Jul-84Here We Are
22
9
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
9


Joe FAGIN (UK) born January 1940PEAKWEEKS
1-Jun-84Why Don't We Spend The Night
10
18
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
18


FAIRGROUND ATTRACTION (UK)PEAKWEEKS
4-Aug-88Perfect
1
29
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
29


Marianne FAITHFULL (UK) born Marianne Evelyn Faithfull
29 December 1946
PEAKWEEKS
13-Aug-65This Little Bird
17
6
22-Feb-80Ballad Of Lucy Jordan
4
11
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
17


FALCO (Austria) born Johann Holzel 19 February 1957 died
6 February 1998
PEAKWEEKS
6-Apr-86Rock Me Amadeus
1
23
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
23


Agnetha FÄLTSKOG (Sweden) born Agnetha Åse Fältskog 5 April 1950.PEAKWEEKS
28-Oct-83Wrap Your Arms Around Me
2
18
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
18


FAME AND PRICE TOGETHER (UK) See Georgie FAME and Alan PRICE


Georgie FAME (UK) born Clive Powell 26 June 1943PEAKWEEKS
11-Jun-71Rosetta (with Alan PRICE)
12
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


FAMILY DOGG (UK) The main force behind Family Dogg was Steve Rowland who produced Rodriguez's second album 'Coming From Reality' (Aka 'After The Fact').PEAKWEEKS
5-Sep-69Way Of Life
13
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


FANTASTIC BAGGYS (US)PEAKWEEKS
26-Aug-66Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'
2
10
25-Nov-66Pa Pa Do Ron Ron
10
10
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
20


FAR CORPORATION (UK)PEAKWEEKS
23-Mar-86Stairway To Heaven (a cover of the Led Zeppelin classic)
16
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


Chris FARLOWE (UK) born John Henry Deighton 13 October 1940PEAKWEEKS
21-Oct-66Out Of Time (a cover of The Rolling Stones song)
16
3
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
3


John FARNHAM (Australia) born John Peter Farnham Jr in England on 1 July 1949. Moved to Australia with his parents when he was 5.PEAKWEEKS
21-Jun-87You're The Voice
4
22
24-Nov-88Age Of Reason
22
7
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
29


Susan FASSBENDER (UK) born Susan Whincup in 1959. Committed suicide in 1991.PEAKWEEKS
17-Apr-81Twilight Café
3
11
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
11


FAT BOYS (US) Prince Markie Dee, Kool Rock-Ski & Buff LovePEAKWEEKS
6-Oct-88The Twist (Yo, Twist!) (with Chubby CHECKER)
7
20
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
20


FAT LARRY'S BAND (US) Formed by "Fat" Larry James (2 August 1949 - 5 December 1987).PEAKWEEKS
7-Jan-83Zoom
9
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


Luisa FERNANDEZ (Spain) born 14 August 1961PEAKWEEKS
16-Jun-78Lay Love On You
7
11
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
11


Bryan FERRY (UK) born 26 September 1945PEAKWEEKS
10-Aug-85Slave To Love
24
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


Joanna FIELD (SA) born Joan Elizabeth Lubbe in Boksburg in 1948PEAKWEEKS
15-Oct-82Don't Fly Too High
4
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS (UK) featured 2 members of UK Ska band The Beat.PEAKWEEKS
7-Sep-85Johnny Come Home
12
12
14-Jun-87Ever Fallen In Love (cover of a song by The Buzzcocks)
1
23
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
35


FIREBALLS (US)PEAKWEEKS
29-Mar-68Bottle Of Wine
3
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


FIRST CLASS (UK)PEAKWEEKS
24-Jan-75Beach Baby
8
9
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
9


Eddie FISHER (US) born Edwin Jack Fisher 10 August 1928 died 22 September 2010. Was the father of Carrie Fisher who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.PEAKWEEKS
16-Dec-66Games That Lovers Play
20
2
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
2


FIVE AMERICANS (US)PEAKWEEKS
30-Jun-67Western Union
10
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


Roberta FLACK (US) born Roberta Cleopatra Flack 10 February 1937 or 1939 (sources differ).PEAKWEEKS
26-May-72The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
2
12
23-Mar-73Killing Me Softly With His Song (the song was inspired by the music of Don Mclean)
8
13
4-Nov-83Tonight, I Celebrate My Love (with Peabo BRYSON)
4
27
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
52


THE FLAMES (SA)PEAKWEEKS
6-Sep-68For Your Precious Love
1
11
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
11


FLASH AND THE PAN (Australia)PEAKWEEKS
9-Feb-79Down Among The Dead Men
19
1
28-Jun-85Midnight Man
29
1
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
2


FLEETWOOD MAC (US)PEAKWEEKS
18-Jul-69Man Of The World
11
4
28-Nov-69Oh Well
20
1
24-Jul-70The Green Manalishi (With The Two Pronged Crown)
17
3
2-Dec-77Go Your Own Way
4
10
14-Mar-80Sara
18
2
28-Jun-87Big Love
11
15
3-Sep-87Seven Wonders
11
14
14-Jan-88Little Lies
22
2
26-May-88Everywhere
13
12
Number of Hits
9
Total Weeks
63


FLIRTATIONS (US)PEAKWEEKS
20-Jul-84Earthquake
6
17
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
17


FLIRTS (US)PEAKWEEKS
21-Dec-84Danger
23
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


FLOATERS (US)PEAKWEEKS
3-Mar-78Float On
13
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS (UK)PEAKWEEKS
27-May-83Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)
8
16
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
16


FLOOD (SA)PEAKWEEKS
6-Feb-76Let Me Into Your Life
1
17
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
17


FLYING MACHINE (UK)PEAKWEEKS
2-Jan-70Smile A Little Smile For Me
18
3
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
3


Ellen FOLEY (US) born 5 June 1951. Sang on Meat Loaf's hit 'Paradise By The Dashboard Light'.PEAKWEEKS
11-Apr-80We Belong To The Night
7
10
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
10


Wayne FONTANA (US) born Glyn Geoffrey Ellis 28 October 1946PEAKWEEKS
4-Jun-65The Game Of Love (with The MINDBENDERS)
19
1
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
1


Steve FORBERT (US) born Samuel Stephen Forbert 13 December 1954PEAKWEEKS
2-May-80Romeo's Tune
10
8
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
8


FOREIGNER (US)PEAKWEEKS
15-Dec-78Double Vision
6
13
25-Sep-81Urgent
1
17
12-Feb-82Waiting For A Girl Like You
14
3
14-May-82Juke Box Hero
7
11
18-Jan-85I Want To Know What Love Is
2
23
Number of Hits
5
Total Weeks
67


Billy FORREST (SA) born William Charles Boardman in Kimbeley on 6 July 1940PEAKWEEKS
3-May-68Lazy Life (as Quentin E. Klopjaeger)
1
16
18-Apr-69Melody Fayre (As Quentin E. Klopjaeger)
14
5
19-Sep-69Abergavenny (As Quentin E. Klopjaeger)
15
6
19-Mar-71We're All Playing In The Same Band (As Quentin E. Klopjaeger)
19
2
20-Aug-71Joey The Lipstick Collector (As Dennis)
18
3
5-Nov-71Papa's Gonna Kiss It Better (As William E)
8
10
27-Oct-72Hello-A (with Sharon TANDY)
5
13
24-Nov-72Lovely Lorraine (As William E)
20
2
5-Oct-73Do You Love Me (with Angelika ILLMAN (aka Geli))
2
17
8-Feb-74Liefde Is My Nooi Se Naam (Afrikaans cover of Tommy Overstreet's hit 'Heaven Is My Woman's Love'
19
3
30-Aug-74Hazy Hazy (Crazy Crazy) (with Angelika ILLMAN (aka Geli))
18
4
26-Nov-76Our Sweet Precious Love
9
11
17-Sep-82She Can't Say That Anymore
5
15
13-May-83I Loved 'Em Everyone
17
6
Number of Hits
14
Total Weeks
113


FORTUNES (UK)PEAKWEEKS
10-Sep-65You've Got Your Troubles
6
10
17-Dec-65Here It Comes Again
8
10
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
20


FOSTER & ALLEN (Ireland) Mick Foster and Tony AllenPEAKWEEKS
2-Jul-82A Bunch Of Thyme
9
18
30-Sep-83Maggie
21
7
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
25


Bruce FOSTER (US) born Bruce Stephen Foster. Grew up in New Jersey in the US then moved to England.PEAKWEEKS
13-Jan-78Born To Break My Heart
18
4
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
4


David FOSTER (US) born David Walter Foster 1 November 1949PEAKWEEKS
14-Dec-85Love Theme From St Elmo's Fire (from the film 'St Elmo's Fire')
5
20
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
20


FOUNDATIONS (UK)PEAKWEEKS
8-Dec-67Baby Now That I've Found You
10
8
17-Jan-69Build Me Up Buttercup
3
10
23-May-69In The Bad, Bad Old Days
18
2
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
20


FOUR JACKS & A JILL (SA)PEAKWEEKS
28-Jan-66Jimmy Come Lately
2
12
3-Jun-66No Other Baby
11
6
2-Jun-67The House With The White Washed Gables
20
1
20-Oct-67Timothy
1
20
5-Jan-68Master Jack (reached number 18 on the US Billboard Hot 100)
1
21
26-Jan-68I Looked Back
14
3
26-Apr-68Mr Nico (reached number 96 on the US Billboard Hot 100)
12
5
9-Nov-73Universal Feeling
11
10
Number of Hits
8
Total Weeks
78


FOUR SEASONS (US)PEAKWEEKS
25-Feb-66Let's Hang On
19
1
29-Jul-66Opus 17
12
6
6-Feb-76Who Loves You
13
5
9-Apr-76December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
1
17
20-Mar-81Spend The Night In Love
4
14
Number of Hits
5
Total Weeks
43


FOUR TOPS (US)PEAKWEEKS
5-Feb-71River Deep, Mountain High (with the SUPREMES)
14
4
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
4


FOX (UK)PEAKWEEKS
25-Jul-75Only You Can
10
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


Samantha FOX (UK) born Samantha Karen Fox 15 April 1966PEAKWEEKS
20-Jul-86Touch Me (I Want Your Body)
24
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7


Peter FRAMPTON (UK) born Peter Kenneth Frampton
22 April 1950
PEAKWEEKS
14-Jan-77Show Me The Way
11
8
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
8


Connie FRANCIS (US) born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero
12 December 1938
PEAKWEEKS
4-Jun-65Forget Domani
1
8
6-Jan-67All The Love In The World
14
8
10-Feb-67Games That Lovers Play
17
3
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
19


FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD (UK)PEAKWEEKS
10-Aug-84Two Tribes
8
14
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
14


Aretha FRANKLIN (US) born Aretha Louise Franklin
25 March 1942
PEAKWEEKS
15-Nov-68I Say A Little Prayer
11
4
15-Feb-87I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) (with George Michael)
10
21
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
25


John FRED & HIS PLAYBOY BAND (US) John Fred (real name: John Fred Gourrier) was born 8 May 1941PEAKWEEKS
23-Feb-68Judy In Disguise
1
10
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
10


FREEEZ (UK)PEAKWEEKS
11-Nov-83I.O.U.
3
20
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
20


Denise FREEMAN (SA)PEAKWEEKS
22-Sep-72A Shoulder To Cry On
2
19
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
19


Ace FREHLEY (US) born Paul Daniel Frehley 27 April 1951PEAKWEEKS
29-Dec-78New York Groove
4
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


Glenn FREY (US) born Glenn Lewis Frey 6 November 1948, died 18 January 2016PEAKWEEKS
10-May-85The Heat Is On (from the film 'Beverly Hills Cop')
7
20
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
20


FRIDA (Norway) born Anni-Frid Synni Lyngstad 15 November 1945PEAKWEEKS
22-Oct-82I Know There's Something Going On
5
14
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
14


FUN FUN (Italy)PEAKWEEKS
9-Mar-84Happy Station
1
23
29-Jun-84Colour My Love
5
20
9-Jul-87Baila Bolero
13
10
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
53


FUREYS & DAVEY ARTHUR (Ireland)PEAKWEEKS
26-Feb-82When You Were Sweet Sixteen
5
13
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
13


FUZZ (SA)PEAKWEEKS
12-Feb-71Sailing
9
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6

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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