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Rob Hirst

dr, voc, *1955 AU, Camden, New South Wales
Singer / Musician of Rock
A.k.a. Robert Hirst

He started drumming when he was 7, and got his first kit at 15. He and Jim Moginie began playing together, and formed the band known as Schwampy Moose. In 1972 he formed Farm, with Jim Moginie, Andrew "Bear" James. In 1976, with the addition of Martin Rotsey and Peter Garrett, Farm was renamed into Midnight Oil. His other side projects include Ghostwriters, who have released three albums and a number of singles. Other projects include Hirst & Greene (with Peter Greene), Angry Tradesmen (with Dom Turner) and Backsliders (with Dom Turner and Jim Conway) He has also worked with Charlie McMahon (Didgeridoo player) on the Gondwanaland Project, and co-wrote the Australian Olympic song for 1988.

     
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Vocals
  • Percussion
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • Rock
  • Spoken Word
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Nothing More Nothing Less on Driver Reviver by Rob Hirst & Sean Sennett
Shouting at the Sky on The Lost and the Found by Rob Hirst & Jay O'Shea
Battleflowers on The Lost and the Found by Rob Hirst & Jay O'Shea
Wild on The Lost and the Found by Rob Hirst & Jay O'Shea
Pearl Shell Buttons on The Lost and the Found by Rob Hirst & Jay O'Shea
Life on a Human Scale on The Lost and the Found by Rob Hirst & Jay O'Shea
There You Are on The Lost and the Found by Rob Hirst & Jay O'Shea
Fight Fire with Fire on The Lost and the Found by Rob Hirst & Jay O'Shea
Old Bones on The Lost and the Found by Rob Hirst & Jay O'Shea
The Hungry Sea on The Lost and the Found by Rob Hirst & Jay O'Shea

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Crashing The Same Car TwiceRob Hirst, Sean Sennett2015Album
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