Special Sub-Topic: The Doug Anthony Allstars
|Who is not a member of the Doug Anthony Allstars?|
Rove McManus. Tim, Paul and Richard started as street buskers.
|What is the name of the only single of the Doug Anthony Allstars to hit the 'Top 40' in Australia?|
Hippie. "Hippie", also known as "I want to spill the blood of a hippie", it also had a video clip which was shown commercially in the early 90's.
|Tim Ferguson has a twin sister.|
False. In fact, Paul McDermott is the Allstar with a twin sister.
|Which Allstar played the guitar on stage?|
Richard Fidler. Richard was also the "stupid one", who was the butt of many of Paul and Tim's jokes.
|The Doug Anthony Allstars were named after the Australian politician - Doug Anthony. What party did the real Doug Anthony represent?|
The Country Party. Doug Anthony's real name was John Douglas Anthony.
|Who is the oldest Allstar?|
Paul McDermott. Paul McDermott was born on 13 May 1962. Tim Ferguson on 16 November 1963, and Richard Fidler on 13 November 1964.
|What was the name of the Doug Anthony Allstars television show?|
DAAS Kapital. DAAS Kapital was a play on words of Karl Marx's economis treatise "Das Kapital". It ran on Australia's ABC network from 1991-1992.
|In which Australian city did the Doug Anthony Allstars form as a group?|
Canberra. Tim and Richard started busking in the street of Canberra with former member Robert Piper. When Piper left the group due to other commitments, Paul McDermott joined.
|In which year did the Doug Anthony Allstars split up?|
1995. They did a last tour of Australia, which incorporated all the material they had done over the years. They then released a CD entitled "The Last Concert".
|After splitting, have the Doug Anthony Allstars ever performed in public together.|
y. In 2003, after Holly Robinson (daughter of DAAS Kapital producer Ted Robinson) died of cancer, a special gala comedy event was held, called "For Holly". At Holly's request, DAAS performed at both her funeral and "For Holly", their first appearance as a trio for some years. They performed "Throw Your Arms Around Me", a song by Australian band Hunters & Collectors.
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