SA Rock Lists

SA Charts 1965 - 1989
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LA BIONDA (Italy)PEAKWEEKS
10-Nov-78One For You, One For Me
2
13
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
13


Patti LABELLE (US) born Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards 24 May 1944PEAKWEEKS
22-Jun-86On My Own (with Michael McDONALD)
2
18
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
18


Francis LAI ORCHESTRA (France) born 26 April 1932PEAKWEEKS
23-Apr-71Theme From Love Story (from the Film 'Love Story' starring Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal)
9
10
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
10


LAID BACK (Norway)PEAKWEEKS
17-Feb-84Sunshine Reggae
2
19
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
19


Frankie LAINE (US) born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio 30 March 1913 died 6 February 2007PEAKWEEKS
15-Sep-67Laura (What's He Got That I Ain't Got)
5
8
21-Mar-69You Gave Me A Mountain
12
6
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
14


Audrey LANDERS (US) born Audrey Hamburg 18 July 1956. Was know for her role as Aston Cooper in the television series 'Dallas'.PEAKWEEKS
3-Aug-84Manuel Goodbye
1
30
30-Nov-85Summernight In Rome
10
15
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
45


Ken J. LARKIN (SA) born 1950PEAKWEEKS
18-Jul-69Turn Around
5
14
12-Dec-69Does Anybody Miss Me
13
7
8-May-70She's Gone
16
4
21-Dec-73One More Night
14
7
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
32


LASTIQUE (SA)PEAKWEEKS
30-Jan-81Hold On
14
6
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
6


Cyndi LAUPER (US) born Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper 22 June 19853PEAKWEEKS
6-Apr-84Girls Just Want To Have Fun
3
22
17-Aug-84Time After Time
25
6
2-Nov-84She Bop
6
19
21-Dec-86True Colors
14
12
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
59


Julian LAXTON BAND (SA)PEAKWEEKS
2-Jul-76Celebrate The Rain
10
8
14-Jan-77Blue Water
7
8
17-Mar-78Fooled Around And Fell In Love
13
8
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
24


Viktor LAZLO (Belgium) born Sonia Dronier 7 October 1970PEAKWEEKS
1-Oct-87Breathless
13
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


Vicky LEANDROS (Greece) born Vassiliki Papathanasiou 23 August 1949PEAKWEEKS
2-Jun-72Come What May (Aka Aprés Toi) (winner of the 1972 Eurovision Song Competition)
1
23
2-Mar-73The Love In Your Eyes
2
20
17-Aug-73When Bouzoukis Played
7
12
5-Apr-74Dreams Are Good Friends
12
7
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
62


Amanda LEAR (Germany) born Amanda Tapp 18 November 1939, 1946 or 1950PEAKWEEKS
23-Jun-78Follow Me
3
13
25-Aug-78Enigma (Give A Bit Of Mmh To Me)
11
10
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
23


LED ZEPPELIN (UK)PEAKWEEKS
13-Feb-70Whole Lotta Love
6
7
26-Feb-71Immigrant Song
7
8
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
15


Dickey LEE (US) born Royden Dickey Lipscomb 21 September 1936PEAKWEEKS
20-Jul-73Ashes Of Love
4
18
13-Feb-76Rocky
18
4
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
22


Leapy LEE (UK) born Graham Pulleyblank 2 July 1939PEAKWEEKS
11-Oct-68Little Arrows
2
15
27-Jun-69Little Yellow Aeroplane
1
9
27-Mar-70Good Morning
16
4
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
28


Virginia LEE (SA) born 27 June 1927 died 7 Jan 1990PEAKWEEKS
4-Jun-65Tennessee Yodel Polka (with Slim WHITMAN)
8
7
17-Sep-65Goodbye My Love (with Murray CAMPBELL)
10
9
6-May-66Darling It's Wonderful
3
9
2-Sep-66Lonely River
10
7
16-Jun-67Spanish Nights And You
17
2
22-Dec-67Wish Me A Rainbow
18
2
Number of Hits
6
Total Weeks
36


Paul LEKAKIS (US) born October 1966PEAKWEEKS
8-Mar-87Boom Boom (Let's Go Back To My Room)
1
20
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
20


LEMON PIPERS (US)PEAKWEEKS
8-Mar-68Green Tambourine
6
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7


John LENNON (UK) born John Winston Lennon 9 October 1940 died 8 December 1980PEAKWEEKS
17-Dec-71Imagine
1
12
11-Feb-72Mother
5
13
20-Dec-74Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
15
8
18-Jul-75Stand By Me
1
13
26-Dec-80(Just Like) Starting Over
4
13
27-Mar-81Woman
4
13
Number of Hits
6
Total Weeks
72


Julian LENNON (UK) born John Charles Julian Lennon 8 April 1963. Son of John Lennon.PEAKWEEKS
1-Feb-85Too Late For Goodbyes
18
11
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
11


LEVEL 42 (UK)PEAKWEEKS
10-Aug-86Lessons In Love
1
26
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
26


Jona LEWIE (UK) born John Lewis 14 March 1947PEAKWEEKS
12-Sep-80(You'll Always Find Me In The) Kitchen At Parties
15
9
6-Feb-81Stop The Cavalry
4
10
10-Jul-81Louise (We Get It Right)
5
10
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
29


Gary LEWIS AND THE PLAYBOYS (US) Gary Lewis was born Gary Harold Lee Levitch 31 July 1946, the son of comedian Jerry LewisPEAKWEEKS
13-Jan-67(You Don't Have To) Paint Me A Picture
7
9
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
9


Huey LEWIS & THE NEWS (US) Huey Lewis was born Hugh Anthony Cregg III 5 July 1950PEAKWEEKS
26-Oct-85The Power Of Love (from the film 'Back to The Future')
4
22
12-Oct-86Stuck With You
5
18
15-Feb-87Hip To Be Square
20
10
3-Nov-88Perfect World
14
12
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
62


LIEUTENANT PIGEON (UK)PEAKWEEKS
3-Nov-72Mouldy Old Dough
2
15
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
15


Gordon LIGHTFOOT (Canada) born Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, Jr. 17 November 1938PEAKWEEKS
13-Aug-71Me And Bobby McGee
7
7
12-Jul-74Sundown
1
12
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
19


LIMAHL (UK) born Christopher Hamill 19 December 1958 (Limahl was an anagram of his surname)PEAKWEEKS
11-Jan-85The Neverending Story (from the film of the same name)
2
17
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
17


LINCOLN (SA)PEAKWEEKS
21-May-71Long Days And Lonely Nights
2
13
15-Oct-71I Believe
15
3
1-Dec-72Everlasting Faith
18
1
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
17


Bob LIND (US) born Robert Neale Lind 25 November 1942PEAKWEEKS
29-Apr-66Elusive Butterfly
4
8
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
8


Des LINDBERG (SA)PEAKWEEKS
22-Apr-66Die Gezoem Van Die Bye
1
13
9-Dec-66Ramblin' Boy
2
18
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
31


Des & Dawn LINDBERG (SA)PEAKWEEKS
21-May-71The Seagull's Name Was Nelson
4
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


Mark LINDSAY (US) born 9 March 1942PEAKWEEKS
13-Mar-70Arizona
3
10
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
10


LIPPS INC. (US)PEAKWEEKS
5-Sep-80Funkytown
5
8
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
8


LIVING IN A BOX (UK)PEAKWEEKS
9-Jul-87Living In A Box
14
15
29-Oct-87Scales Of Justice
20
13
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
28


James LLOYD (Netherlands)PEAKWEEKS
14-Aug-70Keep On Smiling
6
13
28-Apr-72If You Go
15
3
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
16


Dickie LOADER (SA)PEAKWEEKS
24-Jun-66Sea Of Heartbreak
7
13
23-May-69Young Love Can Hurt
9
10
2-Oct-70Poor Little Rich Girl
7
6
26-May-72With This Ring
20
1
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
30


LOBO (US) born Roland Kent LaVoie 31 July 1943PEAKWEEKS
18-Jun-71Me And You And A Dog Named Boo
6
9
15-Dec-72I'd Love You To Want Me
1
21
23-Mar-73Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend
6
12
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
42


John LODGE (UK) born John Charles Lodge 20 July 1945PEAKWEEKS
24-Oct-75I Dreamed Last Night (with Justin HAYWARD)
14
4
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
4


Nils LOFGREN (US) born Nils Hilmer Lofgren 21 June 1951PEAKWEEKS
16-Nov-79Shine Silently
15
8
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
8


Johnny LOGAN (Ireland) born 13 May 1954PEAKWEEKS
1-Aug-80What's Another Year (winner of the 1980 Eurovision Song Competition)
12
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7


Kenny LOGGINS (US) born Kenneth Clark Loggins 7 Junuary 1948PEAKWEEKS
9-Jan-81I'm Alright (from the film 'Caddyshack')
5
12
13-Apr-84Footloose (from the film of the same name)
1
20
14-Sep-86Danger Zone (from the film 'Top Gun')
3
21
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
53


David LONDON (US)PEAKWEEKS
10-Oct-80Samantha (from the film 'Can't Stop The Music' which starred The Village People)
8
9
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
9


Baron LONGFELLOW (US) (See Andy KIM)


Steve LONSDALE (SA)PEAKWEEKS
4-Sep-70Both Sides Now
17
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


THE LOOK (UK)PEAKWEEKS
27-Mar-81I Am The Beat
1
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


LOOKING GLASS (US)PEAKWEEKS
29-Sep-72Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)
14
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7


Trini LOPEZ (US) born Trinidad López III 15 May 1957PEAKWEEKS
24-Mar-67Gonna Get Along Without You Now
12
5
23-Feb-68The Letter (a cover of the Box Tops song)
7
5
1-Mar-68Master Jack (a cover of the Four Jacks & A Jill song)
12
3
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
13


Richard LORING (SA)PEAKWEEKS
30-May-75One More Angel In Heaven (from the musical 'Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat')
20
2
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
2


LOS BRAVOS (Spain)PEAKWEEKS
9-Sep-66Black Is Black
2
12
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
12


LOS LOBOS (US)PEAKWEEKS
10-Sep-87La Bamba (from the film of the same name)
1
26
17-Dec-87Come On, Let's Go (from the film 'La Bamba')
15
17
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
43


Peter LOTIS (SA) born 4 July 1931 died 14 May 2015PEAKWEEKS
21-Jul-67Walking In The Sunshine
10
8
24-May-68Honey
9
8
22-Jun-73Sunday Girl
7
15
16-Jun-78Heidi (English version of the song from the animated television series)
2
13
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
44


LOVE AFFAIR (UK)PEAKWEEKS
1-Mar-68Everlasting Love
9
6
13-Dec-68A Day Without Love
15
2
10-Jan-69Day Without Love
16
2
Number of Hits
3
Total Weeks
10


LOVE GENERATION (Germany)PEAKWEEKS
11-Nov-77San Francisco '69
13
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


LOVE UNLIMITED (US)PEAKWEEKS
15-Feb-74Love's Theme
1
17
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
17


LOVEMASTERS (SA)PEAKWEEKS
22-Mar-87Caravan Of Love
9
17
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
17


LOVERBOY (Canada)PEAKWEEKS
19-Jun-81Turn Me Loose
4
8
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
8


LOVIN' SPOONFUL (US)PEAKWEEKS
30-Sep-66Summer In The City
11
7
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
7


LULU (UK) born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie 3 November 1948PEAKWEEKS
3-Jan-69I'm A Tiger
2
9
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
9


LUV (Netherlands)PEAKWEEKS
22-Dec-78You're The Greatest Lover
15
8
27-Apr-79Trojan Horse
17
7
Number of Hits
2
Total Weeks
15


Loretta LYNN (US) born Loretta Webb 14 April 1932PEAKWEEKS
2-May-75As Soon As I Hang Up The Phone (with Conway TWITTY)
1
16
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
16


Tami LYNN (US) Aka Tamiya Lynn she was born Gloria Brown in 1942PEAKWEEKS
27-Aug-71I'm Gonna Run Away From You
11
5
Number of Hits
1
Total Weeks
5


Glenys LYNNE (SA) born 5 May 1945PEAKWEEKS
9-Jun-67Cookie (with Jody WAYNE)
7
6
24-May-74Haai Casanova
7
13
20-Sep-74My Hart Het 'N Kleine Venster
19
3
9-Jul-76Ramaja
1
16
Number of Hits
4
Total Weeks
38

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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