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Original member of The Wiggles recovering in hospital

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Posted at 2:17 PM, Jan 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 14:17:06-05

(AP Photo/Christopher Pledger, File)

One of the original members of the popular Australian children’s band The Wiggles has been hospitalized after collapsing during a wildfire relief concert.

Greg Page, the 48-year-old original Yellow Wiggle, fell as he left a stage in New South Wales and went into cardiac arrest.

He had been performing with the other original band mates to raise money for the Red Cross and the wildlife rescue group WIRE.

With their peppy dancing, waggling fingers, exaggerated facial expressions and maniacally catchy songs like “Hot Potato” and “Fruit Salad,” The Wiggles have sold more than 23 million DVDs and videos.