List of number-one singles of 1988 (Canada)

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This is a list of the weekly Canadian RPM magazine[n 1] number one Top Singles chart of 1988.[n 2][n 3]
Canada identifies Canadian musical acts.

Volume:Issue Issue Date(s) Weeks on Top Song Artist
47:11-12 19 December 1987 - 9 January 1988 § 4 "Faith" George Michael
47:13-15 16-30 January 3 "Got My Mind Set on You" George Harrison
47:16-18 6-20 February 3 "Could've Been" Tiffany
47:19-21 27 February - 12 March 3 "Pump Up the Volume" M/A/R/R/S
47:22-24 19 March - 2 April 3 "Never Gonna Give You Up" Rick Astley
47:25-26, 48:1-2 9-30 April 4 "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car" Billy Ocean
48:3-4 7-14 May 2 "Wishing Well" Terence Trent D'Arby
48:5-6 21-28 May 2 "Always on My Mind" Pet Shop Boys
48:7 4 June 1 "Beds Are Burning" Midnight Oil
48:8-9 11-18 June 2 "One More Try" George Michael
48:10-13 25 June - 16 July 4 "Together Forever" Rick Astley
48:14 23 July 1 "New Sensation" INXS
48:15 30 July 1 "The Flame" Cheap Trick
48:16 6 August 1 "Roll With It" Steve Winwood
48:17-19 13-27 August 3 "I Don't Wanna Go on with You Like That" Elton John
48:20 3 September 1 "Fast Car" Tracy Chapman
48:21 10 September 1 "Perfect World" Huey Lewis and the News
48:22-23 17-24 September 2 "Monkey" George Michael
48:24 1 October 1 "It Would Take a Strong Strong Man" Rick Astley
48:25 8 October 1 "One Good Woman" Peter Cetera
48:26, 49:1 15-22 October 2 "Don't Worry, Be Happy" Bobby McFerrin
49:2-5 29 October - 12 November 3 "A Groovy Kind of Love" Phil Collins
49:6-8† 19 November - 10 December 4 "Desire" U2
49:9 17 December 1 "Kissing a Fool" George Michael
49:10 24 December 1988 – 7 January 1989 ‡ 3 "Look Away" Chicago

Notes:

§ - RPM did not publish issues for the first two weeks of January 1988; weeks are implied.
† - The 26 November 1988 issue appears to be a number "6A" within volume 49.
‡ - RPM did not publish from 14 December 1988 to 14 January 1989; weeks are implied.

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Notes
  1. ^ The magazine's weekly record charts were digitized by the AV Trust. The collection is archived by Library and Archives Canada here.
    The PDF text search does not work unless you have additional software installed. You must view each entry on the chart for a match.
  2. ^ A collection of all the .pdf files cited is available here.
  3. ^ On 21 March 1966, the chart became the RPM 100, as expanded to the top 100 singles.
  • RPM, volume 47, 48, 49 (1987-1989)
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