With a music career spanning 4 decades as the lead vocalist of iconic Aussie rock band Cold Chisel and then as a solo performer, you can’t talk Australian music without mentioning Jimmy Barnes.
Where was Jimmy Barnes Born?
Australian rock singer-songwriter Jimmy Barnes was born James Dixon Swan in Scotland on 28 April 1956. His family emigrated to Australia when he was four years old.
Jimmy Barnes Biography
Jimmy released his first solo album “Bodyswerve” in 1984 within a year of the last Cold Chisel show. He followed this a year later with the release of “For the Working Class Man” – a seven times platinum record. The title track became Jimmy’s signature song. “Freight Train Heart”, released in 1987 gave him his first Number One single with “Too Much Ain’t Enough Love”. His first five solo albums which all debuted at Number One were multi-platinum sellers. The release of “Soul Deep” in 1991 sold a staggering nine times platinum. In total, Jimmy has sold over 12 million albums.
Jimmy has been a passionate supporter of Australian music throughout his career and he has championed many up and coming musicians. He has worked with some of the country’s leading entertainers, including INXS, Diesel, Kasey Chambers, John Farnham and Archie Roach, to name a few.
Since 2000, Jimmy has continued to record and tour, hitting the Number One spot again with “Double Happiness” in 2005 and “The Rhythm and The Blues” in 2008.
Jimmy Barnes Booking Agent
Jimmy Barnes booking agent Vogue Entertainment can manage your event booking and deliver Jimmy Barnes and his band for your special event or corporate event. Vogue Entertainment is a Melbourne booking agency for Jimmy Barnes and many other celebrities. Tag: Jimmy Barnes management
How To Book Jimmy Barnes
If you want to book Jimmy Barnes for an event or corporate function, please call Vogue Entertainment directly on 1300 296 133. Vogue Entertainment management and event managers will provide executive client service to ensure your event is executed with precision while maintaining a warm and energetic working environment.
Jimmy Barnes Family
Barnes is incredibily proud to have his adult children all establishing themselves as successful musicians. There’s Jackie Barnes on drums. Elly-May Barnes on backup vocals. Eliza-Jane Barnes alternating with Mahalia Barnes as the warm-up act.
In a recent article – “I can’t think of anybody to do the job better than my kids, otherwise I’d hire them,” Barnes says. “To be brutally honest, if they weren’t great they wouldn’t be in my band.”
Book Jimmy Barnes for Your Event
Call Vogue Entertainment on 1300 296 133 to check booking availability for the Jimmy Barnes Band for your corporate event, special event or festival or contact us via email.
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