Both of these songs have now been turned into picture books. Line 1 of Chorus Lyric has the band playing Waltzing Matilda every time (providing cohesion for the song), but the meaning of this changes through the song as the context of its performance changes in 2 nd half of 1 st line (ship pulled away, we stopped to bury, all around the green bush, they carried us down, the old men still answer). G D G And I ask meself the same question [Chorus] G C G But the band plays Waltzing Matilda C D Dsus4 D And the old men still answer the call C Am G Em But as year follows year, more old men disappear G D G Gsus4 G Someday no one will march there at all [Verse] G C Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda G Em Am D Who'll come a-Waltzing Matilda with me? Provided to YouTube by Sony Music EntertainmentAnd the Band Played Waltzing Matilda · Nathan LayRemembrance℗ 2017 Sony Music Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd.... Lyrics:Now when I was a young man, I carried my pack.And I lived the free life of a roverFrom the Murray's green basinTo the dusty outback,I waltzed my matil... 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 ... Written in 1972, And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda is perhaps his best-known song, being a haunting evocation of the ANZAC experience fighting in the Battle of Gallipoli.
Contains complete lyrics This product is available worldwide Leadsheets typically only contain the lyrics, chord symbols and melody line of a song and are rarely more than one page in length. Musicians will often use these skeletons to improvise ... And the band played Waltzing Matilda As we sailed away from the quay And amidst all the tears and the shouts and the Cheers We sailed off to Gallipoli How well I remember that terrible day the blood stained the sand and the water And how in that hell that they called Suvla Bay We were butchered like lambs at the slaughter Johnny Turk he was ready, he primed himself well He us with bullets, he ... Waltzing my Matilda Eric Bogle / F F G F When I was a young man I carried my pack F G F F And I lived the free life of a rover F F G F From the Murrays green basin to the dusty outback F G F "And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda" is a song, written by Scottish-born singer-songwriter Eric Bogle in 1971.