Sunrise's Edwina Bartholomew fights back tears as Jimmy Barnes speaks about ...

Sunrise host Edwina Bartholomew fights back tears as Jimmy Barnes reveals his grief over Michael Gudinski's death

By Candice Jackson For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:21 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 00:38 BST, 4 May 2021

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Jimmy Barnes performed his new single Flesh and Blood at the state funeral for late Mushroom Records founder Michael Gudinski in March.

And on Tuesday, Sunrise entertainment reporter Edwina Bartholomew became emotional while discussing the tribute with the Cold Chisel frontman.

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Speaking to the 65-year-old rocker at his home recording studio, Edwina fought back tears as Jimmy expressed his grief for his late friend.

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Emotional: Sunrise host Edwina Bartholomew (right) fought back tears on Tuesday as Jimmy Barnes (left) expressed his grief for his late friend Michael Gudinski

Emotional: Sunrise host Edwina Bartholomew (right) fought back tears on Tuesday as Jimmy Barnes (left) expressed his grief for his late friend Michael Gudinski

Gudinski, who was widely regarded as the 'father of the Australian music industry', died in his sleep on March 2 at the age of 68.

The Working Class Man hit-maker's latest single Flesh and Blood is a tribute to the late music mogul, and is from his newly released 20th album of the same name.

'He's a huge loss... he's a godfather to my children,' Jimmy said his friend's passing.

Sad: Speaking to the 65-year-old rocker at his home recording studio, Edwina fought back tears as Jimmy said of the late Gudinski: 'He's a huge loss... he's a godfather to my children'

Sad: Speaking to the 65-year-old rocker at his home recording studio, Edwina fought back tears as Jimmy said of the late Gudinski:

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