Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in Australia during 1981. 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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Date Artist - Title Weeks
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Joe Dolce Music Theatre - Shaddap You Face 8
John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over 4
Slim Dusty - Duncan 2
Swingers - Counting The Beat 3
Adam and the Ants - Antmusic 5
Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine to Five) 2
Roxy Music - Jealous Guy 4
Shakin' Stevens - This Ole House 1
Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes 5
Stars On 45 - Stars On 45 Medley 4
Devo - DEV-O Live (EP) 3 (2)
Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl 1
Devo - DEV-O Live (EP) 3 (1)
Shakin' Stevens - You Drive Me Crazy 3
Diana Ross and Lionel Richie - Endless Love 4
Billy Field - You Weren't In Love With Me 1
Rolling Stones - Start Me Up 1
Olivia Newton-John - Physical 5
Men at Work - Down Under 6

18 different songs hit number one in Australia during 1981.