Slim Dusty - Waltzing Matilda


Slim Dusty
Song Name: Waltzing Matilda
By: Slim Dusty
Country: Australia
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Slim Dusty - Waltzing Matilda
Link to buy: iTunes
Genre: Australian folk music , traditional music of Australia , Australian country music , bush ballad
Date Added: 29 Aug 2017
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Waltzing Matilda by Slim Dusty is part of folk music tradition in/by Australia. Folk Music of Australia is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Waltzing Matilda (or folk music of Australia), other than checking Australia you can also check music of Oceania and United State Of America. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

"Waltzing Matilda", considered as the Australia's "unofficial national anthem", is country's best-known bush ballad. The original lyrics were written in 1895 by Australian poet Banjo Paterson, and were first published as sheet music in 1903. The song was first recorded in 1926 as performed by John Collinson and Russell Callow.

Slim Dusty (born David Gordon Kirkpatrick; 1927–2003) was an Australian country music singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer, who was an Australian cultural icon and one of the country's most awarded stars, with a career spanning nearly seven decades, the. He was known to record songs in the legacy of Australian bush poets Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson that represented the Australian bush lifestyle, coined the bush ballad, a style first made popular by Buddy Williams, the first artist to perform the genre in Australia, and also for his many trucking songs.

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