Australian Singles Chart for 1988

by Mark Gibson on February 12, 2013

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These are the songs that Australians were listening to in 1988. Here is the end of year singles chart based on sales.

Top Australian Singles

  1. “I Should Be So Lucky” – Kylie Minogue
  2. “Age of Reason” – John Farnham
  3. “Better Be Home Soon” – Crowded House
  4. “Got to Be Certain” – Kylie Minogue
  5. “Wanna Be Up” – Chantoozies
  6. “Run to Paradise” – The Choirboys

Top selling singles in Australia for 1988

*Denotes Australian artist

  1. “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” – Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
  2. “Simply Irresistible” – Robert Palmer
  3. “The Flame” – Cheap Trick
  4. “Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car” – Billy Ocean
  5. “I Should Be So Lucky” – Kylie Minogue*
  6. “Perfect” – Fairground Attraction
  7. “What a Wonderful World” – Louis Armstrong
  8. “Never Gonna Give You Up” – Rick Astley
  9. “Age of Reason” – John Farnham*
  10. “Better Be Home Soon” – Crowded House*
  11. “Heaven is a Place on Earth” – Belinda Carlisle
  12. “Whenever You Need Somebody” – Rick Astley
  13. “Don’t Be Cruel” – Cheap Trick
  14. “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” – Bobby McFerrin
  15. “Doctorin’ the Tardis” – The Timelords
  16. “All Fired Up” – Pat Benatar
  17. “Got My Mind Set On You” – George Harrison
  18. “Got to Be Certain” – Kylie Minogue*
  19. “Faith” – George Michael
  20. “A Groovy Kind of Love” – Phil Collins
  21. “Stutter Rap” – Morris Minor and the Majors
  22. “Wanna Be Up” – Chantoozies*
  23. “Underneath the Radar” – Underworld
  24. “Love in the First Degree” – Bananarama
  25. “Run to Paradise” – The Choirboys*

My pick for 1988 is Choirboys with Run To Paradise

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