For someone who has fronted bands since the early ’70s, Jimmy Barnes still gets unsettled in the hours leading up to a gig.

Barnes joined Clairsy & Lisa on Thursday and was deadly serious when he said he still endured major nerves “before every show”.

“Depending on the shows, sometimes I get nervous from lunchtime through to the evening,” he said.

He added that he drove his family “nuts” because of all the pacing he does, and sometimes can’t eat properly.

Clairsy suggested that it was probably because he gave a shit.

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Jimmy Barnes will headline ‘By The C’ at Hillarys on March 20, 2022

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