• Jimmy Barnes, 1985. NFSA title: 1527383

Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Man

Jimmy Barnes has been hailed as our greatest rock singer and to say he’s a national icon would be an understatement. His days fronting Cold Chisel and his early solo career provided the soundtrack for a generation.

The NFSA shines a light on Jimmy’s phenomenal career with exclusive and rarely-seen interviews, live performances, posters, photographs and oral history interviews, in our latest online exhibition and curated collections.

NFSA website: Jimmy Barnes online exhibition
NFSA website: Jimmy Barnes curated collection
NFSA website: Cold Chisel curated collection