What war is the song Waltzing Matilda about?

What war is the song Waltzing Matilda about?

the First World War
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….And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda.

“And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda”
Written 1971
Genre Anti-war song
Composer(s) Eric Bogle

When was Jimmy Barnes born?

April 28, 1956 (age 65 years)
Jimmy Barnes/Date of birth

Is Jimmy Barnes married?

Jane Mahoneym. 1981
Jimmy Barnes/Spouse

Who wrote the lyrics to Waltzing Matilda?

Banjo Paterson
Waltzing Matilda/Lyricists
‘Waltzing Matilda’, a poem by Banjo Paterson, was first recorded 30 years after it was written in 1895. The melody of the song is attributed to Christina Macpherson, whose family owned the property Dagworth Station near Winton in Queensland, where Paterson was staying when he composed the poem.

Is Waltzing Matilda based on a true story?

The true story behind Waltzing Matilda involves a complicated love triangle, and the rumoured murder of a striking shearer. It all took place in a time when Australia was close to a civil war in the outback. These conversations were recorded in the Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton.

Who is Jimmy Barnes son?

David Campbell
Jackie Barnes
Jimmy Barnes/Sons

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