Eric Bogle - And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda


Eric Bogle
Song Name: And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
By: Eric Bogle ( Eric Bogle )
Country: Australia
Song Local Name: And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Album: And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Link to buy: Amazon
Genre: folk music of Australia , Australian folk music , traditional music of Australia , Folk
Date Added: 12 Aug 2019
John Horsfall
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And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda by Eric Bogle 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 And the Band Played 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.

Modern Australian Folk Song

"And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda" is a song written by Scottish-born Australian singer-songwriter Eric Bogle in 1971. The song describes war as futile and gruesome, while criticising those who seek to glorify it. This is exemplified in the song by the account of a young Australian serviceman who is maimed during the Gallipoli Campaign of the First World War. Wikipedia.

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