Colin Burgess Wife. Who is she?

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Colin John Burgess born on November 16, 1946, was an Australian rock musician who played as a drummer for some of the best bands in the business, including the Masters Apprentices. He also had a brief stint with The Eagles. Suddenly, he passed away on December 15, 2023, at the age of 77.


Burgess’s first experience in the music industry was as a drummer for the band The Untamed, which included guitarist Joe Travers. The Burgess brothers’ musical collaborations began when Denny Burgess joined the surf-instrumental band the Throb in the mid-1960s as a bass guitarist and singer.

Together with Travers and bassist Bill Verbaan, the Burgess brothers founded the psychedelic ensemble Honeybunch in 1967. The group then changed its name to “The Haze.” Fortunately, they met founder member Jim Keays in Sydney while playing with the Masters Apprentices, which resulted in a pivotal moment in Colin John Burgess’s career.

Joining the Masters Apprentices in January 1968, Burgess became an integral part of the band’s success. Their relocation to Melbourne solidified their presence in the Australian rock scene. The top-charting singles “5:10 Man,” “Think about Tomorrow Today,” “Turn Up Your Radio,” and “Because I Love You” marked their triumphant journey on the Go-Set National Top 40.

Despite challenges, the Master’s Apprentices persisted, with Burgess contributing his rhythmic prowess until the band’s dissolution in mid-1972. In 1998, the Masters Apprentices, including Burgess, received the honor of induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame.

As the original drummer for AC/DC, Burgess’s career took an explosive turn in November 1973. He was fired in February 1974, reportedly for being drunk on stage (which he subsequently said was the result of drinking too much). Sadly, his time there was brief. A brief period in the early history of AC/DC was defined by his departure.

Through a strange turn of events, Burgess ended up at the Music Factory in London the evening before Bon Scott died in February 1980, thus becoming one of the final people to speak with the great singer before his premature demise. In 1983, he, along with his brother Denny, formed the hard rock band His Majesty.

Who is Colin Burgess’s Wife?

There is no information about the wife of Colin Burgess. It seems he kept his personal life out of the public.


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