Top 10 Australian Songs List – Best Aussie Music – Popular Australia Songs

by Dinesh Sharma Aka Vella Di · 0 comments

Each one of us loves listening to different genres of songs and out of the many different kinds, we have the Australian songs which is different and unique in its own style. Australian music basically depicts the rhythms of speech, the Australian language, environment and different aspects of life. The Indigenous music of Australia makes most use of the environment to create sounds and tones. Over these years Australian songs have gained wide recognition and we can see that there are different types of Australian songs like the classical one, bush, folk country music, jazz music and pop rock. The classical music of Australia unlike any other classical form has its roots in traditional form of classical music.

Top Australian Songs List

Top 10 Australian Songs 2017 List

1.  Friday on My Mind – The Easybeats
2.  Truly Madly Deeply – Savage Garden
3.  Down Under – Men At Work
4.  Still Call Australia Home – Peter Allen
5.  A Pub with No Beer – Slim Dusty
6.  True Blue – John Williamson
7.  It’s A Long Way To The Top – AC/DC
8.  You’re The Voice – John Farnham
9.  Eagle Rock – Daddy Cool
10. Great Southern Land – Icehouse

The opera in Australia however emerged in the year 1840. That too is considered to be a classical form of music. The classical Australian form of music made use of the violin, viola, and piano. The Australian military band then made use of popular Australian classical music for parades, functions and other ceremonies. After this, next comes the folk, the Australian folk music was influenced by the British, Irish and Scottish genres. The next country music in Australia emerged in the 1780’s.

Top Australian Songs of All Time Hits

  • The Loved One – The Loved Ones
  • Power and the Passion – Midnight Oil
  • Amor, Amor – Bing Crosby
  • Khe Sanh – Cold Chisel
  • Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House
  • The Day You Come – Powderfinger
  • Sounds of Then – GANGgajang
  • The Real Thing – Russell Morris
  • Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep) – Perry Como and Joe Loss
  • Along the Road to Gundagai – Jack O’Hagan & Other
  • Quasimodo’s Dream – The Reels
  • To Her Door – Paul Kelly
  • Beds are Burning – Midnight Oil
  • Wide Open Road – The Triffids
  • I’ll Be Gone – Spectrum
  • Sunday, Monday or Always – Frank Sinatra and George Trevare

Aussie Songs

Popular Australian Songs ever Greatest Hits

  • Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House
  • Throw Your Arms Around Me – Hunters and Collectors
  • A Little Bird Told Me – Evelyn Knight and Joe Loss
  • And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda – The Bushwackers
  • Most People I Know Think That I’m Crazy – Billy Thorpe And The Aztecs
  • I Had the Craziest Dream – Vera Lynn and Harry James
  • Reckless – Australian Crawl
  • I’m Stranded – The Saints
  • Even When I’m Sleeping – Leonardo’s Bride
  • For The Working Class Man – Jimmy Barnes
  • Cool Change – Little River Band
  • A Friend of Yours – Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra
  • I Was Only Nineteen – Redgum
  • Prisoner of Love – Ink Spots and Perry Como
  • Beds Are Burning – Midnight Oil
  • The Ship Song – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
  • Cattle and Cane – The Go-Betweens

The themes of the country music include loneliness, floods, isolation and other natural calamities. The Australian jazz music was and is still the popular form of music which people and audience enjoy to the core. The pop music in Australia however emerged in the year 1950 and as we know pop and rock music is different from each other, both genres are enjoyed by people. Rock is hard core and has heavy drum beats while pop is melodious. There are many bands coming up these days with different genres of Australian Songs and each is diverse and different from each other.

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