Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in Australia during 1961. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome Tonight? / I Gotta Know 6
Bert Kaempfert - Wonderland by Night 3
Bobby Vee - Rubber Ball 3
Crash Craddock - One Last Kiss 1
Elvis Presley - Wooden Heart 4
Elvis Presley - Surrender 3
Del Shannon - Runaway 6
Andy Stewart - A Scottish Soldier 1
Ricky Nelson - Travelin' Man / Hello Mary Lou 5
Eddie Hodges - I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door 7
Highwaymen - Michael 1
Johnny O'Keefe - I'm Counting on You / Right Now 3
Bob Moore and His Orchestra - Mexico 2
Roy Orbison - Crying / Candy Man 3
James Darren - Goodbye, Cruel World 2
Charlie Drake - My Boomerang Won't Come Back 6

16 different songs hit number one in Australia during 1961.