SA Rock Lists

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

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Peter GABRIEL (UK) born Peter Brian Gabriel 13 February 1950PEAKWEEKS
27-Jul-86Sledgehammer
3
19
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
19


Patsy GALLANT (Canada) born 15 August 1948PEAKWEEKS
18-Nov-77From New York To L.A.
5
14
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
14


GALLERY (US)PEAKWEEKS
30-Jun-72Nice To Be With You
3
27
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
27


GANG OF FOUR (UK)PEAKWEEKS
16-Dec-83Is It Love?
21
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


Boris GARDINER (Jamaica) born 13 January 1943PEAKWEEKS
24-Apr-70Elizabethan Reggae
7
7
2-Nov-86I Want To Wake Up With You
4
22
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
29


Art GARFUNKEL (US) born Arthur Ira Garfunkel 5 November 1941PEAKWEEKS
8-Feb-74I Shall Sing (cover of a Van Morrison song)
8
10
9-Jan-76I Only Have Eyes For You
11
8
20-Jul-79Bright Eyes
15
6
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
24


David GARRICK (UK) born Philip Darryl Core 12 September 1945 died 23 August 2013PEAKWEEKS
30-Dec-66Dear Mrs Applebee
19
3
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
3


Alan GARRITY (SA)PEAKWEEKS
23-Apr-71Put Your Hand In The Hand
1
13
16-Jun-72I Need Someone
2
33
5-Jan-73Home Isn't Home Anymore
5
16
28-Dec-73Good-Bye Mama
15
7
3-Mar-74Give Me Back My Woman
9
10
22-Aug-75She's My Woman
15
5
1-May-81Santa Maria
4
11
2-Apr-82You Stood By Me
18
3
Number of Hits
8
Total Weeks
98


Barbara GASKIN (UK) born 5 June 1950PEAKWEEKS
13-Nov-81It's My Party (with Dave STEWART)
3
13
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
13


Marvin GAYE (US) born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. 2 April 1939,
died 1 April 1984
PEAKWEEKS
7-Mar-69I Heard It Through The Grapevine
3
9
29-Mar-74Pledging My Love (with Diana Ross)
18
3
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
12


Crystal GAYLE (US) born Brenda Gail Webb 19 January 1951PEAKWEEKS
24-Nov-78Hello I Love You
4
16
30-Nov-79Half The Way
4
12
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
28


Gloria GAYNOR (US) born 7 September 1949PEAKWEEKS
11-Apr-75Never Can Say Goodbye
8
8
6-Jun-75Reach Out, I'll Be There
11
9
17-Oct-75Walk On By
12
6
20-Apr-79I Will Survive
2
19
24-Feb-84I Am What I Am
12
14
Number of Hits
5
Total Weeks
56


GELI & BILLY (SA) See Angelika ILLMAN and Billy FORREST


GENE AND DEBBE (US) Gene Thomas (born Gene Thomasson
28 December 1938, died 26 August 2012) and Debbe Neville
PEAKWEEKS
5-Jul-68Playboy
10
8
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
8


GENESIS (UK)PEAKWEEKS
25-Dec-81Abacab
3
15
13-Apr-84That's All
27
4
24-Aug-86Invisible Touch
17
8
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
27


GENTLE PEOPLE (SA)PEAKWEEKS
9-Jul-71Rain, Rain, Rain
3
12
31-Dec-71It's Summertime Again
20
1
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
13


Bobbie GENTRY (US) born Roberta Lee Streeter 27 July 1944PEAKWEEKS
29-Sep-67Ode To Billy Joe
11
5
31-Oct-69I'll Never Fall In Love Again
3
11
30-Jan-70All I Have To Do Is Dream (with Glen CAMPBELL)
3
10
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
26


GENTRYS (US)PEAKWEEKS
19-Nov-65Keep On Dancing
15
2
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
2


GERALDINE (Ireland) Full name: Geraldine Branagan. Married song writer Phil Coulter.PEAKWEEKS
16-Apr-82Take Me Back (a version of Michael Holm's hit 'I'll Return' with changed lyrics)
4
14
25-Jun-82Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
6
12
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
26


Danyel GERARD (France) born Gérard Daniel Kherlakian 7 March 1939PEAKWEEKS
8-Oct-71Butterfly
2
19
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
19


Andy GIBB (UK) born Andrew Roy Gibb 5 March 1958
died 10 March 1988
PEAKWEEKS
1-Sep-78Shadow Dancing
4
17
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
17


Robin GIBB (UK) born Robin Hugh Gibb 22 December 1949 died 20 May 2012PEAKWEEKS
22-Aug-69Saved By The Bell
1
12
7-Sep-84Boys Do Fall In Love
7
19
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
31


Debbie GIBSON (US) born Deborah Ann Gibson 31 August 1970PEAKWEEKS
10-Nov-88Foolish Beat
26
4
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
4


Don GIBSON (US) born Donald Eugene Gibson 3 April 1928 died 17 November 2003PEAKWEEKS
15-Dec-72Woman (Beautiful Woman) (Aka Woman (Sensuous Woman))
2
27
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
27


Johnny GIBSON (SA)PEAKWEEKS
14-Jun-68Silver And Blue
12
6
26-Oct-73My Daddy Was A Rock 'N Roll Man
3
20
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
26


Marie GIBSON (SA)PEAKWEEKS
9-Apr-76One Day At A Time
1
19
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
19


Jim GILSTRAP (US) born James Earl Gilstrap 10 November 1946PEAKWEEKS
22-Aug-75Swing Your Daddy
14
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


GIORGIO (Italy) born Giovanni Giorgio Moroder 26 April 1940PEAKWEEKS
6-Nov-70Looky Looky
1
17
24-Nov-72Today's A Tomorrow
8
11
26-Apr-85Together In Electric Dreams (with Phil OAKEY. From the film 'Electric Dreams')
26
5
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
33


GLASS TIGER (Canada)PEAKWEEKS
19-Apr-87Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
8
15
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
15


GO WEST (UK)PEAKWEEKS
3-Aug-85We Close Our Eyes
23
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


GOOMBAY DANCE BAND (Germany)PEAKWEEKS
11-Apr-80Sun Of Jamaica
1
18
22-Aug-80Aloha-Oe, Until We Meet Again
11
6
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
24


Anton GOOSEN (SA) born 5 March 1946PEAKWEEKS
13-Apr-79Kruidjie-Roer-My-Nie
10
16
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
16


Eddy GRANT (Guyana) born Edmond Montague Grant 5 March 1948PEAKWEEKS
29-May-81Do You Feel My Love
6
13
10-Dec-82I Don't Wanna Dance
1
19
22-Apr-83Electric Avenue
9
14
23-Dec-83Till I Can't Take Love No More
17
15
20-Jul-84Romancing The Stone (from a film of the same name starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner)
20
8
Number of Hits
5
Total Weeks
69


Rudy GRANT (Guyana) born Rudolph GrantPEAKWEEKS
3-Jul-81Lately
16
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


GRASS ROOTS (US)PEAKWEEKS
9-Sep-66Where Were You When I Needed You
13
5
28-Jul-67Let's Live For Today
1
12
27-Dec-68Midnight Confessions
9
7
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
24


Dobie GRAY (US) born Lawrence Darrow Brown 26 July 1940 died 6 December 2011PEAKWEEKS
22-Mar-74Loving Arms
1
20
7-Oct-77Let Go
7
13
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
33


Gerry GRAYSON (SA) born Gerry Cloete in Oudtshoorn in 1945PEAKWEEKS
13-Sep-74Don't Break This Heart
13
9
21-May-76Tears On The Telephone (with DEBBIE)
12
7
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
16


R.B. GREAVES (US) born Ronald Bertram Aloysius Greaves III
28 November 1944 died 27 September 2012
PEAKWEEKS
30-Jan-70Take A Letter Maria
17
4
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
4


Pat GREGORY (SA)PEAKWEEKS
22-Nov-68Hey Mr Dreamer
17
2
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
2


GROEP TWEE (SA) Gert van Tonder & Sias ReyneckePEAKWEEKS
10-Mar-67Die Ou Kraalliedjie
3
15
27-Aug-71Daar's Niks Soos Ware Liefde
3
18
17-Nov-72Dink Jy Darem Nog Aan My
20
1
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
34


Pierre GROSCOLAS (France) born 29 October 1946PEAKWEEKS
12-Mar-76Lady Lay
4
10
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
10


GROUP 66 (SA)PEAKWEEKS
25-Mar-66One By One
11
6
24-Jun-66Endless Sleep
8
8
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
14


GUESS WHO (Canada)PEAKWEEKS
8-Aug-69These Eyes
10
6
14-Nov-69Laughing
20
1
13-Dec-74Clap For The Wolfman
14
5
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
12


GUYS & DOLLS (UK)PEAKWEEKS
23-May-75There's A Whole Lot Of Loving
12
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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