The 50 Biggest Hits In Australian Chart History

Each year one song outperforms all others to be the highest-selling single in Australia. Chart statistician Gavin Ryan has compiled the 50 biggest-selling singles in Australian chart history. "Can't Help Falling In Love" is Elvis Presley's only entry as being the biggest seller in 1962. In 1961 Elvis had the number 2 song of the year with "Wooden Heart". Elvis had a single in the top 10 every year from 1959 to 1965. No other artist has done such a thing, the Beatles only having a top 10 year end hit in four of their charting years. "Can't Help Falling In Love" was not Elvis' biggest-charting song, that honour goes to "It's Now Or Never" in 1960, but this song did spend 5 Months in the charts, and was the number 1 single for 1962. It was also Elvis' sixth No. 1 song of 11 in Australia.
Source: Elvis Australia / Updated: Jan 13, 2005 
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CD King (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 14, 2005report abuse
In Asia in the 60s, WOODEN HEART was Number One in the Charts and is still a much loved all-time favorite in most Asian countries. So is CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE and IT'S NOW OR NEVER. These 3 great songs are amongst my personal Elvis favorites. I hope they will all make it to the Top of the UK Charts again when release as part of the 18 No.1 Hits Campaign.
data (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 13, 2005report abuse
A lot of fans do'nt like Wooden heart, but fact is that it is the biggest Elvis hit in Germany , Belgium, Holland and i believe in a few other countrys, and another fact is that it also would have been a US number1 for Elvis back in 1960.61.
This was the number RCA gave Holland and Belgium when Elvis died in 1977 as a re release.
It is a number that children and a lot of parents like so i just see it as another side of Elvis talent. This is no big thing but it sure was a big hit.

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