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Waltzing Matilda - The Taratones - Dance The Old Fashioned Way (Vinyl, LP)


  1. The lyrics to Waltzing Matilda were written by Banjo Paterson, who used many unique Australian strine words and idioms. Christina Macpherson composed the music. The version of the song sung today is an arrangement by Maria Cowan.. Waltzing Matilda tells the story of a swagman who steals a sheep, makes a meal of it, and is caught red-handed by a wealthy landowner.
  2. "Waltzing Matilda" is Australia's most widely known bush ballad, a country folk song, and has been referred to as "the unofficial national anthem of Australia". The title is Australian slang for travelling by foot with one's goods in a "Matilda" (bag) slung over one's back. Oxford English Dictionary, Draft Revision March
  3. Browse our 4 arrangements of "WALTZING MATILDA." Sheet music is available for Piano, Voice, Guitar with 4 scorings and 1 notation in 6 genres. Find your perfect arrangement and access a variety of transpositions so you can print and play instantly, anywhere.
  4. Sep 11,  · Waltzing Matilda Lyrics. Sung by Rolf Harris, with explanation of auzzie words.
  5. Waltzing Matilda is Australia's Rallying Song. I own her namesake mettbicicherfickcimaliscanerniho.coinfo and she's up to the fight. And she'll be looking for foot soldiers. For over a years Matilda has marched us (mainly men) to War and marched us home again. This time; its her time to go into Battle for her Kids.
  6. May 28,  · Several years ago there is a note that someone had the tab or "The Band Played Waltzing Matilda"; however, the directions to locate the tab is not working as suggested. Anyone know where I can find the banjo tab for that song? Thanks, Gary.
  7. The title, Waltzing Matilda, is Australian slang for walking through the country looking for work, with one's goods in a "Matilda" (bag) carried over one's back. [2] The song tells the story of a traveling farm worker making a drink of tea at a bush camp and capturing a sheep to eat.
  8. Waltzing Matilda is an incredibly popular and well known Bush Ballad orignally written in E Flat Major. This tune, in turn, was possibly based on the old melody of "Go to the Devil and Shake Yourself", composed by John Field (–) sometime .
  9. Comments: 7. Barry from Sauquoit, Ny On January 12th , "Waltzing Matilda" by Jimmie Rodgers entered Billboard's Hot Top chart; eventually it peak at #41 and spent 8 weeks on the Top The record's A-side, "Tender Love and Care (T.L.C.)" also chanted, it reached #24 and stayed on the Top for 10 weeks.

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