The Scottish-born singer made his name out of Australia, first with the group Cold Chisel and then as a solo artist, with 13 solo albums and nine No. 1 hits down under. Barnes also worked with INXS, on its cover of the Easybeats’ “Good Times” and co-writing the original “Laying Down the Law;” after frontman Michael Hutchence’s death he also fronted the band at the Mushroom 25 Concert in 1998. Barnes has recorded with Tina Turner, Huey Lewis, Mick Fleetwood, Kim Carnes, Journey’s Jonathan Cain and Neal Schon and others, and was part of the all-star hard rock group Living Loud. Barnes was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame in 2005.
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