Colin Burgess

1946 - Today

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Colin John Burgess (born 16 November 1946) is an Australian rock musician who was the drummer in The Masters Apprentices from 1968 to 1972. He was later the original drummer with hard rock band AC/DC between November 1973 and February 1974. The Masters Apprentices had top 20 singles chart success with "5:10 Man", "Think about Tomorrow Today", "Turn Up Your Radio" and "Because I Love You". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin Burgess has received more than 5,484 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Colin Burgess is the 799th most popular musician (down from 685th in 2019), the 90th most popular biography from Australia and the 9th most popular Australian Musician.

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Among musicians, Colin Burgess ranks 799 out of 2,675Before him are Andi Deris, Juan d'Arienzo, Joe Walsh, Henry Cowell, Candy Dulfer, and Jean-Delphin Alard. After him are Karl Bartos, Jackson Browne, John Mayer, Johnny Hodges, Grover Washington Jr., and Karol Mikuli.

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Among people born in 1946, Colin Burgess ranks 255Before him are Henryk Kasperczak, Camilo Sesto, Stan Winston, William Thurston, Wes Unseld, and Bruce Davison. After him are Nicole Garcia, Anatoliy Banishevskiy, Eugene Levy, Slim Borgudd, Murray Head, and Frank Welker.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Colin Burgess ranks 90 out of 790Before him are Germaine Greer (1939), Peter C. Doherty (1940), Tommy Emmanuel (1955), Vernon Wells (1945), Toni Collette (1972), and Mark Webber (1976). After him are Bruce Beresford (1940), Alex O'Loughlin (1976), Portia de Rossi (1973), Jacki Weaver (1947), John Williams (1941), and James Aldridge (1918).

Among MUSICIANS In Australia

Among musicians born in Australia, Colin Burgess ranks 9Before him are David Helfgott (1947), Phil Rudd (1954), Flea (1962), Michael Hutchence (1960), Sia (1975), and Tommy Emmanuel (1955). After him are John Williams (1941), Daevid Allen (1938), Mark Evans (1956), Rick Springfield (1949), Robert Stigwood (1934), and Bob Daisley (1950).