Rob Hirst

Rob Hirst

Real Name:
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.
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Rob Hirst Discography Tracks


none Various Sing (And Tell The Blues So Long) Various - Timelines:Intergenerational Music Project(CD, Album) Festival Mushroom Records none Australia 1999 Sell This Version
iors0004 Renegades Of Munk Coast To Coast Renegades Of Munk - Renegades Of Munk(CD, Album) MGM Distribution iors0004 Australia 2014 Sell This Version


SAMP 2009 Midnight Oil RETURN TO SENDER and 24 more… Midnight Oil - Redneck Wonderland: Interview Disc(CD, Promo, Smplr) Columbia, Midnight Oil, Sony Music Entertainment (Australia) Limited SAMP 2009 Australia 1998 Sell This Version