Australian Singles Chart for 1987

by Mark Gibson on December 3, 2012

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These are the songs that Australians were listening to in 1987. Here is the end of year singles chart based on sales.

Top Australian Singles

  1. “Locomotion” – Kylie Minogue
  2. “Electric Blue” – Icehouse
  3. “Suddenly” – Angry Anderson
  4. “He’s Gonna Step on You Again” – The Party Boys
  5. “Pressure Down” – John Farnham
  6. “Crazy” – Icehouse
  7. “Funkytown” – Pseudo Echo
  8. “Beds Are Burning” – Midnight Oil
  9. “Good Times” – INXS & Jimmy Barnes
  10. “What’s My Scene”- Hoodoo Gurus

Top selling singles in Australia for 1987

*Denotes Australian artist

  1. “Locomotion” – Kylie Minogue*
  2. “La Bamba” – Los Lobos
  3. “Old Time Rock and Roll” – Bob Seger
  4. “Slice of Heaven” – Dave Dobbyn with Herbs
  5. “Respectable” – Mel and Kim
  6. “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” – Kim Wilde
  7. “Walk Like an Egyptian” – The Bangles
  8. “Electric Blue” – Icehouse*
  9. “Boom Boom (Let’s Go Back to My Room)” – Paul Lekakis
  10. “The Final Countdown”- Europe
  11. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” – Whitney Houston
  12. “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” – Starship
  13. “Suddenly” – Angry Anderson*
  14. “He’s Gonna Step on You Again” – The Party Boys*
  15. “I Want to Wake Up with You” – Boris Gardiner
  16. “Pressure Down” – John Farnham*
  17. “Livin’ on a Prayer” – Bon Jovi
  18. “Crazy” – Icehouse*
  19. “Funkytown” – Pseudo Echo*
  20. “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)”-Aretha Franklin & George Michael
  21. “Beds Are Burning” – Midnight Oil*
  22. “Bad” – Michael Jackson
  23. “Good Times” – INXS & Jimmy Barnes*
  24. “Star Trekkin’” – The Firm
  25. “What’s My Scene”- Hoodoo Gurus*

My pick for 1987 is Wa Wa Nee with Stimulation

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