James Dixon Barnes was born in Glasgow, Scotland on 28 April 1956. He is a Scottish-born Australian musician, singer, and songwriter.
Barnes’s family moved to Australia when he was five years old, initially settling in Adelaide before moving to live near Elizabeth.
He has a career as both a solo artist and the lead vocalist for the rock band Cold Chisel. With Cold Chisel, James has 14 Top 40 albums and 13 charting albums as a solo artist.
Jimmy Barnes Siblings: Swanee, Linda Barnes, Alan Barnes, Lisa Barnes, Dorothy Barnes
Swanee also known as John Archibold Dixon Swan, is the oldest of Jimmy’s siblings. It was Swanee, a rock singer, who lit the musical fire in Jimmy through tutelage and encouragement.
He was born on March 15, 1952.
Linda Barnes shared a very close relationship with Jimmy. She used to be his backing vocalist when he was starting out.
Linda died of multiple sclerosis in early May 2022. It is not known if she had any children or spouse before her death.
Alan Barnes, like his two older brothers, is a musician with his own band called the Alan Barnes Band. He had played with his brothers for years before forming his own band.
There is no detail on Lisa and Dorothy Barnes on the internet as yet, we shall fill you in as soon as anything crops up.