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  1. And the band played Waltzing Matilda, as the ship pulled away from the quay And amidst all the cheers, the flag-waving and tears, we sailed off for Gallipoli And how well I remember that terrible day, how our blood stained the sand and the water And of how in that hell that they called Suvla Bay, we were butchered like lambs at the slaughter.
  2. And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda Lyrics When I was a young man I carried my pack And I lived the free life of a rover From the Murray's green basin to the dusty outback.
  3. “And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda” is a song written by Scottish-born folk singer-songwriter Eric Bogle in The song describes war as futile and gruesome, while criticising those who seek.
  4. Feb 15,  · Waltzing Matilda has inspired numerous other songs. Perhaps the most famous, and most poignant is Eric Bogle’s And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda, which he wrote as a newly arrived immigrant to Australia in It was entered in a songwriting competition at a folk festival that year and was awarded third prize.
  5. John McDermott - And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda Lyrics. Now when I was a young man and I carried my pack And I lived the free life of the Rover From the Murray's green basin to the dusty out back.
  6. And the Band played Waltzing Matilda When they carried us down the gangway Oh nobody cheered, they just stood there and stared Then they turned all their faces away. Oh now every April I sit on my porch And I watch the parade pass before me I see my old comrades, how proudly they march.
  7. Aug 16,  · And the band played 'Waltzing Matilda,' As the ship pulled away from the quay, Amidst the songs and the cheers, the flag waving, and tears, We sailed off for Gallipoli.
  8. Mar 02,  · Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda · Nathan Lay Remembrance ℗ Sony Music Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd. Composer, Lyricist: Eric Bogle.

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