Jimmy Barnes


Jimmy Barnes Trivia


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    • Jimmy: (on his father's drinking) I think my dad always drank, really - he just trained hard when he was a boxer. You know, coming from Glasgow, it was that working-class Glasgow thing. Alcohol was pretty sort of prominent in the lifestyle, and it obviously affected lots of families. You know, there was lots of violence, lots of, you know... My mum and dad divorced pretty early in the piece. You know, it was a pretty horrific sort of...you know... When you look back at it, it was a pretty horrific childhood. At the time, we thought it was OK, you know? And we survived, you know? But it certainly had a lot of impact on all of us. You know, I mean, the ongoing effects are still being felt now.