|"No Second Prize"|
|Single by Jimmy Barnes|
|from the album Bodyswerve|
|B-side||"I've Got News for You"|
|Producer(s)||Jimmy Barnes, Mark Opitz|
|Jimmy Barnes singles chronology|
"No Second Prize" is the debut single by Australian rock musician, Jimmy Barnes. Released in August 1984 as the lead single from his debut studio album, Bodyswerve . The song peaked at number 12 on the Australian Kent Music Report.
At the 1984 Countdown Music Awards, Barnes won Best Male Performance in a Video.
7" Single (K 9468)
12" /Maxi (X14109)
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||12|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||49|
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