Jimmy Barnes is one of the best-selling Australian music artists of all time, and this 2018 he’s back with his nation-wide Working Class Man Tour. His career as the frontman of Australian rock band Cold Chisel as well as his time as a solo performer have seen him earn a combination of 14 Australian Top 40 albums with Cold Chisel as well as 16 best-selling solo albums, 9 of which reached No. 1 on the Australian album chart. Oz rock icon Jimmy Barnes has earned his place as Australia’s top music artist with the highest number of hit albums.
Jimmy Barnes is most famous for being the singer of Australian rock band Cold Chisel, whose most popular hits include “Khe Sanh”, “Flame Trees”, “Cheap Wine”, “Bow River”, “Choirgirl” , “Forever Now”, “When the War is Over” and more, which earned them tremendous chart success in the ‘70s through to the ‘90s. With 8 studio albums under their belt and 28 singles, as well as an induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 1993, Cold Chisel are one of Australia’s favourite rock bands.
Jimmy Barnes launched his own solo career in the ‘80s, earning platinum releases with his first 5 solo albums Bodyswerve (1984), For the Working Class Man (1985), Freight Train Heart (1987), Two Fires (1990), and Soul Deep (1991). In total Jimmy Barnes has released 16 solo studio albums, 10 of them going platinum. His most recent releases include Soul Searchin’ in June 2016 and children’s album Och Aye the G’nu in March 2017. Jimmy Barnes was himself inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2005, and has won awards such as Best Male Artist in 1989 and 1992.
This 2018 Jimmy Barnes embarks an the brand new nation-wide Working Class Man Tour. Hear the very best of Jimmy Barnes’ best-selling songs on this unmissable tour including “Working Class Man”, “Driving Wheels”, “Good Times”, “No Second Prize”, and “I’d Die to Be With You Tonight”, as well as songs from his time with Cold Chisel. As well as all of his hits Jimmy Barnes will tell fascinating stories from his incredible career.
You can catch Jimmy Barnes’ Working Class Man Tour at the Tanks Arts Centre in Cairns this May 23 and May 23. For fans of Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel this is not to be missed.
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