Rob Hirst

Robert Hirst

Also known as Hirst, Hirst Robert George, Hirt Robert, R. Hirst, R.Hirst, Robert Hirst

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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 [i][b]Schwampy Moose[/i][/b]. In 1972 he formed [i][b]Farm[/i][/b], with Jim Moginie, Andrew "Bear" James. In 1976, with the addition of Martin Rotsey and Peter Garrett, [i][b]Farm[/i][/b] was renamed into [i][b]Midnight Oil[/i][/b].

His other side projects include [i][b]Ghostwriters[/i][/b], who have released three albums and a number of singles. Other projects include [i][b]Hirst & Greene[/i][/b] (with Peter Greene), [i][b]Angry Tradesmen[/i][/b] (with Dom Turner) and [i][b]Backsliders[/i][/b] (with Dom Turner and Jim Conway)

He has also worked with Charlie McMahon (Didgeridoo player) on the [i][b]Gondwanaland Project[/i][/b], and co-wrote the Australian Olympic song for 1988.

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