Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Barnesy to Rock City for Song's 25th

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Barnesy to Rock City for Song's 25th

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Byline: Fallon Hudson fallon.hudson@dailymercury.com.au

THE iconic image of veteran rocker Jimmy Barnes belting out the lyrics of his hit song Working Class Man in front of a burning cane field is one many North Queenslanders will recognise.

The Aussie anthem that was released in 1985 is the theme to the rock legend's upcoming concert.

QLive and Regional Touring will bring Jimmy Barnes, right, to Mackay to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the classic Australian album Working Class Man.

And Barnesy fans will have the chance to scream along to his songs when he performs in Mackay on June 19 at the Bluewater Quay.

In the spirit of the title track, Working Class Man, which captures the soul of regional Queensland, Barnes will be joined on stage by special guest, former Australian Idol star Shannon Noll, whose music career has hit the ground running since his five-time platinum selling debut album That's What I'm Talking About. …

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