Top 40 Chart Song Facts.
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The following data is compiled from the Australian Top 40 Charts between 1956 & 1979.
in time I will be adding more and more...

Australian Artists.

First 10 Australian's into Aust Charts.

Artist Song Date Entered Charts Reached Weeks in Charts
Les Welch And They Called It Dixieland Jun - 2 - 56 at #17 #6 11 Weeks
Red Perksey Orchestra: Vocals Ray Dickson A Town Like Alice Sep - 8 - 56 at #9 #6 11 weeks
Red Perksey Orchestra: Vocals Ray Dickson (A Little Boy Called) Smiley Nov - 17 - 56 at #20 #11 13 weeks
Slim Dusty A Pub With No Beer Jun - 21 - 58 at #13 #1 18 weeks
Slim Dusty Answer To A Pub With No Beer Jul - 12 - 58 at #12 #12 6 weeks
Johnny O'Keefe So Tough Aug - 16 - 58 at #18 #16 6 weeks
Col Joye Bye Bye Baby May - 23 - 59 at #19 #3 16 weeks
Johnny Reb Pathway To Paradise Jul - 25 - 59 at #20 #13 9 weeks
Johnny O'Keefe Why Do They Doubt Our Love Aug - 1 - 59 at #20 #8 9 weeks
Col Joye (Rock N Roll) Clementine Aug - 8 - 59 at #20 #3 15 weeks


First 10 Female Australian's into Aust Charts.

Artist Song Date Entered Charts Reached Weeks in Charts
Noeleen Batley Barefoot Boy Nov - 5 - 60 at #19 #9 13 weeks
Patsy Ann Noble Good Looking Boy Nov - 25 - 61 at #20 #17 3 weeks
Judy Stone I'll Step Down/Momme & Daddy Were Twistin Apr - 7 - 62 at #19 #19 5 weeks
Dorothy Baker I'm The Girl From Wolverton Mountain Sep - 29 - 62 at #17 #16 3 weeks
Little Pattie He's My Blonde Headed Feb - 1 - 64 at #19 #19 1 week
Judy Stone 4003221 Tears From Now Apr - 25 - 64 at #16 #11 8 weeks
Dinah Lee Don't You Know Yockomo Oct - 10 - 64 at #17 #17 4 weeks
Dinah Lee Reet Petite/Do The Blue Beat Nov - 7 - 64 at #18 #16 4 weeks
Judy Stone Born A Woman Sep - 17 - 66 at #19 #3 10 weeks
Bev Harrell What Am I Doing Here With You Jan - 28 - 67 at #17 #12 8 weeks


First 10 Male Australian's into Aust Charts.

Note that First 10 Males and first 10 Australians are the same, this only means that the first 10 Australians were also males.. But I Have included both lists so this is clear.

Artist Song Date Entered Charts Reached Weeks in Charts
Les Welch And They Called It Dixieland Jun - 2 - 56 at #17 #6 11 Weeks
Red Perksey Orchestra: Vocals Ray Dickson A Town Like Alice Sep - 8 - 56 at #9 #6 11 weeks
Red Perksey Orchestra: Vocals Ray Dickson (A Little Boy Called) Smiley Nov - 17 - 56 at #20 #11 13 weeks
Slim Dusty A Pub With No Beer Jun - 21 - 58 at #13 #1 18 weeks
Slim Dusty Answer To A Pub With No Beer Jul - 12 - 58 at #12 #12 6 weeks
Johnny O'Keefe So Tough Aug - 16 - 58 at #18 #16 6 weeks
Col Joye Bye Bye Baby May - 23 - 59 at #19 #3 16 weeks
Johnny Reb Pathway To Paradise Jul - 25 - 59 at #20 #13 9 weeks
Johnny O'Keefe Why Do They Doubt Our Love Aug - 1 - 59 at #20 #8 9 weeks
Col Joye (Rock N Roll) Clementine Aug - 8 - 59 at #20 #3 15 weeks


First 10 #1 Australian Hits into Aust Charts.

Artist Song Date Entered Charts Reached Weeks in Charts
Slim Dusty Pub With No Beer Jun - 21 - 58 at #13 #1 for 1 Week 18 weeks
Col Joye Oh Yeah Uh Huh Oct - 17 - 59 at #17 #1 for 4 weeks 17 weeks
Johnny O'Keefe She's My Baby Jan - 16 - 60 at #18 #1 for 1 week 15 weeks
Rolf Harris Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport May - 7 - 60 at #19 #1 for 3 weeks 15 weeks
Johnny O'Keefe Come On And Take My Hand Aug - 20 - 60 at #14 #1 for 1 week 14 weeks
Johnny O'Keefe Counting On You Sep - 2 - 61 at #16 #1 for 3 weeks 15 weeks
Lucky Starr I've Been Everywhere Apr - 21 - 62 at #10 #1 for 2 weeks 13 weeks
Frank Ifield I Remember You Aug - 18 - 62 at #13 #1 for 2 weeks 12 weeks
Johnny O'Keefe Move Baby Move Jun - 15 - 63 at #17 #1 for 2 weeks 15 weeks
Rog E.G. 55 Days At Peking Jul - 27 - 63 at #20 #1 for 4 weeks 11 weeks

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