• From Paula's album 'Spellbound', 'Rush, Rush' samples the keyboard intro from the song 'Baby O'Riley' by The Who.

    Number one from Oct 21, 1991 to Oct 27, 1991 | Oct 14, 1991 to Oct 20, 1991

  • 'I Touch Myself' is from the Divinyls' self-titled album, and features in the film 'Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery'. Several cover versions have been recorded, including one by former Bardot member Tiffani Wood!

    Number one from Jan 28, 1991 to Feb 10, 1991

  • 3 weeks at number one  (about this song)

    Roxette's third and final Australian number one. Taken from the 'Joyride' album.

    Number one from Apr 22, 1991 to Apr 28, 1991 | Apr 8, 1991 to Apr 21, 1991

  • One of the most famous one hit wonder's of all time, 'Ice Ice Baby' was Vanilla Ice's only hit, from his album 'To The Extreme'.

    Number one from Jan 21, 1991 to Jan 27, 1991 | Jan 7, 1991 to Jan 20, 1991

  • This single, from Martika's album 'Martika's Kitchen', was produced by pop superstar Prince!

    Number one from Oct 7, 1991 to Oct 13, 1991

  • Micheal Jackson's only number one single in Australia, appeared on his hit album 'Dangerous'.

    Number one from Nov 25, 1991 to Dec 1, 1991 | Jan 6, 1992 to Jan 12, 1992 | Dec 30, 1991 to Jan 5, 1992 | Jan 13, 1992 to Jan 19, 1992 | Dec 9, 1991 to Dec 29, 1991 | Dec 2, 1991 to Dec 8, 1991

  • Londonbeat's only number one hit, this song stayed at the top spot for 4 weeks! It appears on their album 'In The Blood'.

    Number one from Mar 4, 1991 to Mar 10, 1991 | Feb 25, 1991 to Mar 3, 1991 | Feb 18, 1991 to Feb 24, 1991 | Feb 11, 1991 to Feb 17, 1991

  • On Daryl's solo album 'Rise', the female vocal in 'The Horses' was performed by Margaret Ulrich. The woman in the film clip, however, is a model!

    Number one from May 20, 1991 to May 26, 1991 | May 13, 1991 to May 19, 1991

  • Lead singer Richard Fairbrass ran for Mayor of London in 2007! This track featured on the album 'Up'.

    Number one from Nov 18, 1991 to Nov 24, 1991 | Nov 11, 1991 to Nov 17, 1991 | Nov 4, 1991 to Nov 10, 1991


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New South Wales

Location Station Frequency Day & Time
Wagga Wagga STAR FM 93.1 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Griffith STAR FM 99.7 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Coffs Harbour STAR FM 105.5 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Gosford SEA FM 101.3 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Sydney 2DAY FM 104.1 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Goulburn EAGLE FM 93.5 Sunday, 6:00 pm
Orange STAR FM 105.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Albury Wodonga STAR FM 104.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Newcastle NX FM 106.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Dubbo STAR FM 93.5 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Wollongong i98 FM 98 Sunday, 6:00 pm
Cooma SNOW 97.7 FM 97.7 Sunday, 6:00 pm
Lithgow 107.9 FM 107.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Port Macquarie STAR FM 102.3 Saturday, 3:00 pm

About Take 40

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The Take 40 Australia® brand encompasses radio, online, television and new media. Using a combination of radio airplay, digital and retail sales the Take 40 chart is Australia's most trusted record of the week's biggest songs.

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Ash London

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Ash has had some awesome music and artist encounters, listing some of her favourite memories including the world’s most awkward piggy back from Ed Sheeran. She is known for relating to all music talent and just by being her fun, laidback, quirky self. Even 5 Seconds of Summer has asked her to join their band!

Angus O'Loughlin

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He hangs his hat on doing "real" interviews where he is not afraid to explore anything and everything about the person sitting across from him.

Angus’s passion for music, creative spontaneity and boy-meets-world curiosity sees him as a favourite with the industry, fans, and artists alike; a guy who is just living his dream… and getting paid for it!