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Waltzing Matilda

Waltzing Matilda is Australia's most widely known bush ballad. A country folk song, the song has been referred to as the unofficial national anthem of Australia .

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[Australian] combat readiness a tribute to John Howard | I'm humming Waltzing Matilda in honor of the Diggers
So what are the chances? Joe and I are walking down the main road in Killarney this evening. He hears a street musician play one bar of "Waltzing Matilda" down the road to the right. Before we reach him and his crowd, we pass a guy on the left with a tin whistle, looking very street musician-like, and he's playing a counterpoint accompaniment. We chat with said street musician and learn he lives in Germany (20+ years), is in town for a juggling convention, and is from MD. Not just MD, but Silver Spring/Wheaton. Like Kemp Mill. AND he was born 8/1/51. JFK HS class of '69. Oh. Em. Gee.
knows exactly what to play... NP waltzing Matilda where thou art?
Next: the true story behind Waltzing Matilda: murder, civil war and a love triangle gone wrong.
Why do ice cream vans play Waltzing Matilda? Strange...
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...everything was looking at least half decent until Jarrat started whistling "Waltzing Matilda" (ugh) and then said "that'll do pig." (UGH)
Great ride by Miller. But Aussie theme tune really should be Waltzing Matilda. Much easier on the ear
Waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda, you... go waltzing Matilda with me...
Then again, it never occurred to me in childhood that the "jolly swagman" in Waltzing Matilda (prominent in my childhood) commits suicide.
with Waltzing Matilda and Black Betty, until the blood stains cover the mat like a Jackson *** painting?
By the by, you seriously don't know how many Waltzing Matilda jokes you are capable of until you write a story about bush tucker.
TBH, I don't know. Think wife has shown her Waltzing Matilda on there on the TV. Her latest obsession.
Puzzled by why 'Waltzing Matilda' is in 4/4 so I googled - turns out 'waltzing' means to learn craft whilst travelling.
"Waltzing Matilda" actually IS a waltz for the chorus! Live and learn.
I'm in some kind of *** my 2yo daughter won't allow Waltzing Matilda to NOT be playing on YouTube.
Swag (v.) came into English in 1520s. (And I cite Waltzing Matilda in that post of mine.)
Agree in full. Waltzing Matilda's "Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong" suggests it's much older.
Willie McBride by the Furey Brothers - says it all really. Also Waltzing Matilda by Pete Seeger sung by Liam Clancy.
Waltzing Matilda with Out n Loud and Kaupungin Naiset choirs.
Bride walking down the aisle to Waltzing Matilda is such a lovely touch especially when the wedding is in Ireland
There's going to be eight books in the Waltzing Matilda series by Jackie French!
QUESTIONS 1 Carl and the Passions changed band name to what Beach Boys 2 How many rings on the Olympic flag Five 3 What colour is vermilion a shade of Red 4 King Zog ruled which country Albania 5 What colour is Spock's blood Green 6 Where in your body is your patella Knee ( it's the kneecap ) 7 Where can you find London bridge today USA ( Arizona ) 8 What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule Vodka 9 Who was the first man in space Yuri Gagarin 10 What would you do with a Yashmak Wear it - it's an Arab veil 11 Who betrayed Jesus to the Romans Judas Escariot 12 Which animal lays eggs Duck billed platypus 13 On television what was Flipper Dolphin 14 Who's band was The Quarrymen John Lenon 15 Which was the most successful Grand National horse Red Rum 16 Who starred as the Six Million Dollar Man Lee Majors 17 In the song Waltzing Matilda - What is a Jumbuck Sheep 18 Who was Dan Dare's greatest enemy in the Eagle Mekon 19 What is *** Grayson better known as Robin (Batman and Robin) 20 What was give ...
What better way to warm your Monday than with Aussie legend and former Prime Minister of Australia singing an impromptu Waltzing Matilda
Blowing my mind: Road To Gundaghi / Waltzing Matilda by Chet Atkins on
Just put Waltzing Matilda & the Crocodile Dundee soundtrack on your phone, they'll ease you back to Oz :-)
No more Scottish involvement in illegal foreign wars! The Pogues, 'Waltzing Matilda'.
And the band played Waltzing Matilda. What a great song. WARNING - you might need a tissue ...
An emotional listen. And the band played Waltzing Matilda. Can't get enough of this war song sung by
Cessnock country music singer Travis Collins reflects on 'cousin Sooty', a family member who was a Rat of Tobruk in the Second World War. I was lucky enough to hear Travis' version of 'And the band played Waltzing Matilda'. You'll hear it on tomorrow's rural report at 6:45. In the meantime, here's a sneak peek. Lisa
Koala Bears. Set of 2. One winds up and plays Waltzing Matilda. Sell $5 the pair.
Starting today we give you a run down on Australian music that you can hear on Radio Sydney. The music of Australia has an extensive history stretching back to the Indigenous and colonial societies. Indigenous Australian music is a part of the unique heritage of a 40,000–60,000 year history which produced the iconic didgeridoo. Contemporary fusions of Indigenous and Western styles (exemplified in the works of No Fixed Address, Yothu Yindi, Christine Anu and Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu) mark distinctly Australian contributions to world music. During its early western history, Australia was a collection of British colonies, and Australian folk music and bush ballads such as Waltzing Matilda were heavily influenced by Anglo-Celtic traditions, while classical forms were derived from those of Europe. Contemporary Australian music ranges across a broad spectrum with trends often concurrent with those of the US, the UK, and similar nations – notably in the Australian rock and Australian country music genres. ...
Tom Waits - Waltzing Matilda: // no-one speaks english and everything's broken ...And I'm down on my knees tonight ..
Tom Waits performs Waltzing Matilda live in Mountain View California for the 2013 Bridge School Benefit.
I added a video to a playlist Slim Dusty - Waltzing Matilda
The Missus asked me a few questions tonight while watching the news i thought id look something up.and the fact that it is Australia Day weekend...I was asked what a Waltzing Matlida is - so i said walking around with your swag on your back, that was easy and we like to camp and stuff.but.. Heres some useless info ( Swami Bob ) the song Waltzing Matilda is in fact a 3rd or 4th variation of Banjo Pattersons first lyrics and then adapted for an add in the 1930s BUT IS OWNED BY COPYRIGHT BY AN AMERICAN COMPANY. In fact from what i can see, the Aussie Olympic committee had to pay the American company copy right dollars to play the song at the 1996 Olympic games in Atlanta..TRUE OR FACT either way, pretty funny how we sing about a guy who flogs a sheep and then commits suicide in a dam to get away from the just putting it out there..or on here, either way the song still gets a good going with a few bevvies and they didnt teach me that stuff at school..
Something trivial about Australia's national anthem. If Australia won a Gold Medal at the Summer Olympic Games in Montreal in 1976, the anthem that would have played is. Waltzing Matilda. But it didn't. Imagine trying to explain a national anthem about a guy who steals a sheep and kills himself to avoid being arrested. (And Matilda is not a person, it is his swag). Advance Australia Fair was not the official anthem for another decade.
The first time I heard 'Street Hassle' and heard Springsteen's cameo, I creamed in my jeans like Waltzing Matilda.
I would like a Jimi Hendrix version of Waltzing Matilda.
I added a video to a playlist Oliver Jones (jazz piano) "Waltzing Matilda"
Leader of the Barmy Army take that wacky St George Cross hat off and take a bow. Just kept singing when the chips were down. All Bay 13 could muster was a lame Waltzing Matilda and Mexican Wave for the winners.
A Blonde was sent on her way to Heaven. Upon arrival, a concerned St Peter met her at the Pearly Gates. 'I'm sorry, 'St Peter said; 'But Heaven is suffering from an overload of goodly souls and we have been forced to put up an Entrance Exam for new arrivals to ease the burden of Heavenly Arrivals.' 'That's cool' said the blonde, 'What does the Entrance Exam consist of?' 'Just three questions' said St Peter. 'Which are?' asked the blonde. 'The first,' said St Peter, 'is, which two days of the week start with the letter 'T' 'The second is 'How many seconds are there in a year?' 'The third is 'What was the name of the swag-man in Waltzing Matilda?' 'Now,' said St Peter, 'Go away and think about those questions and when I call upon you, I shall expect you to have those answers for me.' So the blonde went away and gave those three questions some considerable thought (I expect you to do the same). The following morning, St Peter called upon the blonde and asked if she had considered the questions, to which she ...
This Song is in Chapter 6 in My Book Slim Dusty - Waltzing Matilda
Farewell - Mark Webber's team plays 'Waltzing Matilda' in the garage prior to his last ever F1 start
Slim Dusty - Waltzing Matilda: > This one goes to my Aussie brothers and sisters
Driving north today we hit the Tropic of Capricorn but we didn’t feel much of a bump. The outback is very dry and hot and tourists have all gone home to the south – except for the inexperienced who are in our car. We passed through Waltzing Matilda country along the Barcoo and towns with evocative names like Cunnamulla (‘long water’), Charleville, Blackall and now Longreach where we have a cabin over the road from a Boeing 747 and a 707 parked on the side of the highway and we are next door to the Stockmans Hall of Fame. Maybe tomorrow we might play at being bushrangers or stage drivers.
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Winton is bulging at the seams with none of the 5 motels having any vacancies. In a serendipitous turn of events, we are staying at the North Gregory Hotel, a grand old colonial lady where Banjo Paterson's Waltzing Matilda was first performed.
To go waltzing Matilda, . waltzing Matilda. You'll go a waltzing Malitda with me. Tom Waits
Yes, and I can sing Waltzing Matilda in Latin too...well sort of.
Waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda! You'll be a waltzing Matilda with me~
I'll be Waltzing Matilda from now on. Join me.
I'm marrying Stu and Bee at Banjo Paterson's old house today. Did you know he wrote Waltzing Matilda?
Could you suck my *** whilst humming the tune to Waltzing Matilda? No. There's your answer ;)
- Dirty-Waltzing Matilda: . We like this gal -- we'd twirl her around a ballroom in... -
Well, I was rehearsing my Waltzing Matilda but as soon as I finish I'll try the Country video, I'm a fan!TYML
true! This Jerusalem thing is embarrassing. If the Aussies sung waltzing Matilda we'd mock them. Typical marketing nonsense
Compare the spoken text of Waltzing Matilda to this beautiful illustrated version.
Yikes! I hope he doesn't sing And the Band played Waltzing Matilda. There's only so much a girl can take!
great idea! How about your rendition of Waltzing Matilda!!
Waltzing matilda waltzing matilda who'd come waltzing matilda with me... blablabla billabong.. blablabla waltzing matilda~~~
Last night Joan Baez sang "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda" - right at Circular Quay where the troops came in from Gallipoli. I cried
Oh, it was mate. She was marvellous. Even did a couple of Aussie songs incl. And the band played waltzing Matilda.
The legacy of the ghost of Ricky Ponting is that Number 3s don’t walk; they go Waltzing Matilda.
Pimms , cider, lager, sun and sense of *** fine innings by Aus at oval = time for trumpeting waltzing Matilda.
Is this where I get to hear some 'Waltzing Matilda' ??
Waltzing Matilda in head.Bad start by England during Ashes Test. More googlies required. Weather decent. India rupee not so good presently.
On the first morning of the final test here's an analysis I did (just for fun) of text commentary:
Did not realize how popular waltzing matilda was
Why the handwritten song sheet for Waltzing Matilda at the is a NATIONAL TREASURE
Please excuse me as I lay in bed singing "Waltzing Matilda" softly to myself as I drift off to sleep. What has theatre done to me?
Waltzing Matilda in controversial play. Was "swagman" murdered in industrial battle?
Hit the farmers market after work and scored some Waltzing Matilda cheese! Guess what's for dinner?!
The latest Flintoff Ashes Roadshow is up! Listen to and Merv Hughes sing Waltzing Matilda .
The Garda band are unreal at Waltzing Matilda now
Great banter on Flintoff's Ashes roadshow, with him singing Waltzing Matilda at the end. The unclean version involves naturally! 😂
Nice end to the Flintoff's Ashes Road Show shame it want the Barmy Army rendition of Waltzing Matilda though. That'd have been interesting
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wee bit of waltzing Matilda gon down in ma gaff the nite :-) !!! Lol xx
Scottish songwriter Eric Bogle : famous for writing "Waltzing Matilda": via Top 30 Australian songs all time
Earworm of the day: Waltzing Matilda. Yes, really. *** brain?
I was also very moved when she sang some Australian songs--"From Little Things Big Things Grow" & "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda".
can't get "Waltzing Matilda" out of my head since arriving back from Australia. Even had to download a version onto my iPod! lol
You really should watch this terrific yarn about the history&meaning of Waltzing Matilda by Tim Lee
Twenty guests are singing 'Waltzing Matilda' complete with guitar on the terrace at work
Dear Garda band must you play Waltzing Matilda for every Australian rose?
A ukelele orchestra were just on sky arts playing Waltzing Matilda. Oh, choir.
"'ll go waltzing Matilda with me" ~Rod Stewart - Waltzing Matilda (Tom Traubert's Blues)
"An Australian flag to wave while singing Waltzing Matilda" - genuine item issued at naturalisation ceremony today
is nick up for priavatisation of NHS too-does he know the words to 'waltzing matilda', he better learn them.
is it true-along with thatcher day tories are to replace UK anthem with 'waltzing matilda'. aussie Cameron to put it to commons
Usman Khawaja. With a bit of creativity, you can sing it to the tune of Waltzing Matilda
The 1st song dad taught me on the guitar when i was a kid was Waltzing Matilda lol
Best pie? If in Winton try the Pot Belly Pies at the Waltzing Matilda Centre.very tasty! 👌👌👌
The live one man band here has played "Waltzing Matilda" and "Phantom of the Opera" on his acoustic guitar and I love him.
And the band still played Waltzing Matilda
Currently listening to Rod Stewart's version of Waltzing Matilda on a crackly old piece of vinyl...bliss!
Have had Waltzing Matilda in my head for the past few days; that's normal, right?
Waltzing Matilda was right, a jolly was worth stealing!
If Bieber insists on being a swag man get him to Australia. Last guy ended up drowned(See Waltzing Matilda lyrics)
"And he sang as he tucked to the jumbuck in his tucker bag, you'll come a waltzing Matilda with me."
Not a one with an Australian accent in this movie but lots of Waltzing Matilda.
Waltzing Matilda to finish R Truth off ... Thanks for coming see you on superstars Truth
And he sang as he watched and waited till his billy boil, you'll come a Waltzing Matilda with me
12.01.91: How can I concentrate when teacher keeps singing Waltzing Matilda over and over again? .
yeah he'd suit doing the Waltzing Matilda HA
all politcs and no drama? penicilinh' could be hogwarts school of wizardry: a blazer, waltzing matilda and killswitch ENGAGE.
I was waltzing Matilda when Matilda came walking in
With henrik jinky and murdoch. my hero. Tom Waits Waltzing Matilda live 1977
you definitely know something about waltzing Matilda's untimely demise.
Is it just Rawtorpe/Dalton or does every icecream van belt out "waltzing matilda" in the Hudderfield massive?
any way to buy Waltzing Matilda arranged Joshua Davis?
Still got no idea what's going on in this show but they have just danced to waltzing Matilda - I'm loving it!!!
Not as cultured and sophisticated as Waltzing Matilda?
And that is what Test Cricket is all about...close but not close enough..IMO that's as near as Waltzing Matilda's gonna get!!
... to the tune of 'Waltzing Matilda'... with Tuffers on kazoo
The Aussies in the crowd should sing Waltzing Matilda to counter Land of Hope and Glory
Who'll come a Waltzing Matilda with me.
Waltzing Matilda has just packed her bags and done one.
Barmy Army! Swany giving it a real tweak now. Stick that up your waltzing Matilda! Take the extra half an hour wrap if up tonight
Fanatics belting out a stirring rendition of "We all shag Liz Hurley", sung to the tune of Waltzing Matilda
Pre-register for the attempt now! And the song is...Waltzing Matilda! Saturday 6 July 2013 Fogarty Park 4.30pm Click on this link for a PDF: Cairns Waltzing Matilda Arranged by Mike Jackson, taken ...
Shipboard Observations: Thursday July 4th: American Independence Day Joy oh joy! - it's American Independence Day and don't we know it! Red, white and blue balloons, red, white and blue jellies and a giant U.S. flag cake plus many, many loud, painful Americans - what bliss! I have been very tempted to break into a few choruses of "Waltzing Matilda"! Spotted this afternoon, in the Lido buffet restaurant, the female equivalent of Mr. Creosote from the Monty Python movie, "the Meaning of Life". Description: American female; aged about 25, estimated weight - about 2 tonnes. (the ship was actually listing to the side that she was sitting); she was eating simultaneously from 3 different plates. I actually saw them loading extra supplies on board the ship whist in Venice - now I know why. At the end of her feast, after eating non-stop for 3 hours, she called for a bucket but unfortunately she had that one last grape and then exploded. I'm still washing "it" off me 2 hours later.
Slim Dusty's 1957 hit "A Pub with No Beer" was the biggest-selling record by an Australian up to that time; it was also the first Australian single to go gold, and the first and only 78 rpm record to be awarded a gold disc. Slim collected collected more gold and platinum albums than any other Australian artist and he was the first singer in the world to have his voice beamed to earth from space when American astronauts played Slim Dusty's recording of Waltzing Matilda from the space shuttle 'Columbia' as it passed over Australia back in 1983. There's more about Slim on our website. A true Aussie Legend.
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Tommy Flanagan just sang "Waltzing Matilda" to my daughter. My Bacon number is now a three.
Wonderful day - tonight "Waltzing Matilda" for 4 feet played by 2 Aussies! "Bakersfield is such a friendly place!!!" And "Olive Drive is such a friendly church!!!" I was stopped and given so many compliments. The former organist from Crystal Cathedral is here ... he has played every major organ in the world and he helped our Phil Dodson demonstrate our organ. I am impressed though I don't speak "organese".
The official song of the 1st Marine Division of the United States Army is Waltzing Matilda.
Assembly @ my daughters school. Starts - with everyone standing and pledging loyalty to the Queen, "Our Flag" & the school. The kids sang "Waltzing Matilda" & "We are Australian". Finishes with everyone standing and singing the national anthem. Gotta love that. :)
you mean the Blooming Onion is NOT as Australian as the Waltzing Matilda?
I went to a funeral today (nobody I knew) and got talking to one of the funeral directors, asking what he had seen that was funny. He told me that he went to a funeral a couple of years ago where the organist was an old lady who was renowned for liking a tipple or two. The people were all in the church mourning the poor departed, and they stood up to sing The Lord is my shepherd. They had sang the first four verses when the lady at the organ turned the page on her music book. The Vicar noticed and whispered loudly to her that they hadn't finished that particular hymn yet and to turn the page back. But she didn't and cracked on with the music she had in front of her. So the congregation are trying to sing the last verse of The Lord is my shepherd while the old lady was banging out Waltzing Matilda!! I haven't laughed like that in ages!! :-) Anybody heard of anything similar that raised a chuckle?
Got into Berlin last night and ate with the group at a local place complete with music, dancing and too much beer. The guy managed to get Laurence up to lead our group in Waltzing Matilda! Too funny. Today saw lots of war type memorabilia.
First solid tune on the uke...Waltzing Matilda. Deciphered the lyrics for my Yank friends in World Music yesterday. Suggestions for my next tune? (Already checked out Giant Steps so that's a no go!)
Slim Dusty singing Waltzing Matilda at Sydney 2000 Olympics closing ceremony Slim is Australia's king of country :)
Yes we pay tribute, but we are based on Waltzing Matilda our official Anthem than on 'stand by your man', Patsy Cline, US dirges.
Ryan, your version of 'The Band Played Waltzing Matilda' is (i'm an Australian) truly amazing! The best I've ever heard,
But we'll be Waltzing Matilda, so who'll give a joey's patoot anyway?
I have had 'Waltzing Matilda', playing on a loop in my brain for the past 6 years. It is slowly eating away at my spirit.
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So do u well up with tears when your drunk and u hear waltzing Matilda?? My Ozzie mate dose and it's soo f'n funny !!
Fat chance "Woke up wanting to sing Waltzing Matilda, now 19 days 2 & hopefully 6 weeks 2 immortality
Woke up wanting to listen and sing Waltzing Matilda as it is now 19 days 2 and hopefully 6 weeks 2 immortality
Just heard the most beautiful rendition of Waltzing Matilda from Tom Waits. Taking a moment from supper club cooking to just sit. Wrecked!
G'day cobber. Lets all sing Waltzing Matilda.. Is this a bit racist?
The Pogues - And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda (LIVE!) i like ireland for ever
yeah m8 it is something to do with the day waltzing Matilda was written
Did she have to sing Waltzing Matilda while smashing a Vegemite sandwich??
Cuppa cha. Good end to a great night. No more waltzing Matilda for me.
You'll come a Waltzing Matilda with me
The bagpiper has gotten really loud and appears to be playing "Waltzing Matilda". REALLY?
Alternative lyrics to Waltzing Matilda you ask? Why not try 'Boxing Helena' instead.
It’s been a Waltzing Matilda kinda day
Soon in most download stores...Cameron Oates and his beautiful version of Waltzing Matilda by justADmusic and Wolf...
Very moving! Brendan & Ben sang "and the band played Waltzing Matilda" on Kokoda track for ->
Hat-trick from Waltzing Matilda, Saler, and sheep's curds with garlic scapes. Sipping…
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Hey! Look what I got for my phone from Waltzing Matilda
Heading to Wellington, Mitchell and Cunnamulla this weekend to perform ...Waltzing Matilda ~ Cameron Oates0001
'Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda.' This is a rugby game with my friend Chris. Sensibly on the ground.
Carol is singing Waltzing Matilda to little Elli. Raising her too be a proper Aussie.
This morning's random song stuck in my head: Waltzing Matilda. This is Australia's fault, somehow.
Part 1: Listening and singing along to Slim Dusty's version of Waltzing Matilda puts me in such a jovial mood. Plus the Sun being out,helps
I would rather light my balls on fire, shove a tuba up my butthole and play "waltzing matilda" than to carry on a conversation with that guy
And, did the band play Waltzing Matilda?
Danke Carina! So the Jazz programme includes The Long and Winding Road and Waltzing Matilda, maybe a James Taylor song too.
"you'll come a'waltzing , Matilda, with me."
await. WHsts the lyrics to waltzing Matilda
Hats off to Bogut. Waltzing his Matilda all over these playoffs.
not as lucky as one waltzing with Matilda.
"And the band played waltzing matilda" gives us an insight into what men gave up in the war
...go waltzing, Matilda. You'll go with me
Ahh, going for the heart strings of an Aussie couple with 'and the band played waltzing Matilda'. Pretty much worked.
I am accident prone. My father used to call me "Waltzing Matilda', much to my chagrin. You know we need kneecaps,...
Waltzing Matilda, I hope you enjoy this version..
I may not remember how to do a quadratic equation, but I can play the *** out of "Waltzing Matilda" on the recorder.
"The UAP candidates were introduced to the strains of songs including True Blue, I Am Australian and Waltzing Matilda" oh Clive
Thanks for the great turn out Some great characters to help me sing Waltzing Matilda.
We had to learn all the words to Waltzing Matilda in 6th grade. Also the Pina Colada song & Sentimental Lady.
CLIVE Palmer has today announced his party's next candidate against a backdrop of Australian flags and the tunes of True Blue and Waltzing Matilda.
Tommy Emmanuel and Gabriella Quevedo. Wings - You are the Hero and Waltzing Matilda
Gallipoli, Ned Kelly, Waltzing Matilda... why are all our legends about people having their *** handed to them by a superior force?
C'mon, Aussies, c'mon . who'll come a waltzing Matilda with aka Nelson?
In for ? Come for some Waltzing Matilda and a glass of wine tonight!
🎶And the band played Waltzing Matilda🎶 whilst marching along in the morning parade.
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For how long is it safe to leave a Matilda without waltzing it?
The Thinks we are dumb. Brush the flies away in the Waltzing Matilda story. Good idea made light.
Winton waltzing to new film score, the story behind Waltzing Matilda is being made into a feature film and the...
Also at Qld 7PM the successful push to film Waltzing Matilda in its birthplace. (That's Winton). Another yarn by
“"GOD MATILDA stop trying to make yodelling happen!"” It's true, you should keep waltzing...
(*singing) Waltzing Matilda Waltzing RT““go Australia!” Traitor! lol”
waltzing Matilda is probs the best song ever
I'n in Boao, you should have seen Hawkie's stirring rendition of Waltzing Matilda last night at a function.
Waltzing Matilda has its own day and that day is today.
The Pogues,The Band Played Waltzing Matilda.Was there ever a better song?
Swear it's true. Petersham, this morning, eastern Rosella screeching bars of Waltzing Matilda.
Leaving the church to waltzing Matilda! @ Where the wild things are
Australia’s bush ballad 'Waltzing Matilda' has been updated to a more urban 'Krumping Matilda'.
Sounds wonderful! Did he play Waltzing matilda there? So touching and cried when I heard his Kojo no tsuki. Have fun!
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Coincidence that I found a vintage Waltzing Matilda tablecloth today on the anniversary of it's first performance.
On this day in 1895 Waltzing Matilda, one of Australia’s best-known tunes (in fact it is now known as our National...
'Waltzing Matilda' was first performed on this day in 1895. See the original manuscript
Winton Mayor Butch Lenton to officially open Waltzing Matilda Centre shortly. Can't wait.
1895 - Banjo Paterson's 'Waltzing Matilda' is first sung in public.
Rod Stewart's cover of waltzing Matilda is d worst song ever! 😩🔫
Bet it's 'Waltzing Matilda' really and he just daren't tell
Oh god this is almost as bad as the time we had to listen to 20 versions of Waltzing Matilda.
"“Waltzing Matilda” is copyright only because the Copyright Act says it is. If we change the Copyright Act, then it won’t be."
I hope you'll all join me in singing the Australian National Anthem "Waltzing Matilda" at noon
Tom Waits singing is how I imagined a broken heart would sound, Listening to his version of "Waltzing Matilda"
Waltzing Matilda by Rolf Harris on the original swag man
"Waltzing Matilda" is a song about Christoph Waltz's mother Michael
I want to see you on a table singing "Waltzing Matilda" btw- get your Lycra out
Jings. And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda is one of my fave songs. Legend. Hope he comes. Enjoy Adelaide. Nx
LIKE AND SHARE - Video of Slim sitting by a campfire singing Waltzing Matilda, interspersed with shots of a swaggie.
I did!!! A Gazillion times!!! Hehe! That song is too good. Just humming 'Waltzing Matilda' in my head :-)
Christoph Waltz has the coolest name. I wonder if he's married to a woman named Matilda.
yeah! Was happy to hear the announcer guy sing "waltzing matilda" to me!
favorite scene is the US and Aussie crews carrying a mast through the streets belting out Waltzing Matilda
I have like a few lines of Waltzing Matilda playing a constant loop in my head jfc
I've entered my team Waltzing Matilda's into the Herald Sun SuperCoach competition.
I have, however, transcribed a 10-year-old's arrangement of Waltzing Matilda, for glockenspiel, recorder and beginner violin.
Thought someone was dying in my kitchen, turns out my mum was just trying to sing waltzing Matilda .
hehe yes it soo is...I'll have to practice burping the alphabet n Waltzing Matilda etc :) Alex x
Got more swag than Russel waltzing with Matilda.
Interesting notation. But at least it's a waltz in 4/4.
Thanks to the ladies of for looking after me this afternoon. Hopefully you enjoyed my poetic rendition of waltzing Matilda!
Turns out, when we're running three hours behind schedule, J *doesn't* like me singing Waltzing Matilda really softly into his face.
would love to hear waltzing Matilda by Fred of the navigaters thanks
Theme Song for Koala Hospital a one take wonder! apologies to Waltzing Matilda. /s-nvIwn
nooo. Dubliners version of waltzing matilda!!
West End State School choir singing a great version of Waltzing Matilda at Brisbane Chinese Festival.
The Vandals are gonna light a bomb under Soundwave Festival's *** they're also gonna play Waltzing Matilda for...
Am on the Youtubes. Try as I might, I can't get to the end of 'The Band Played Waltzing Matilda' without shedding a tear.
To the tune of waltzing Matilda. I just love the combination of islam, nationalism and builder
None, the band played waltzing matilda probably gets me closest mind
Sing us Waltzing Matilda to win a half of our Bohemian Antipodean
Go ahead, punk. Ask me how many times I've listened to Waltzing Matilda today.
Going somewhere? Go waltzing Matilda with .. half-man/half-machine? Who cares! for some beautiful photos of far off places.
“Australian women, according to statistics, are the most likely to have sex on a first date.” Waltzing w/ Matilda a new meang
ow my gas ... rain gently falls since last nyt ... good morning glory world ... a very beautiful day ... thank YOU ...
Our neighbor, Matilda Moose came knocking on our front door today!!! Since I didn't answer the door, she checked out next doors yard for food.
What if I told you, we are actually from Australia?
G'day!! I'm going to Australia for 17 months !
Waltzing matilda won't you waltz with me tonight?
Weather Report from Eskey's Ridge... Looks like the sun to me! I'm looking forward to a sunny day - I need one. Went to the Dr. yesterday... Walking pneumonia. I was really sick last night but what kept going through my head were the words, "walking pneumonia, walking pneumonia, I'll go a walking pneumonia with you." Sometimes you just can't help but laugh, even when you feel about as bad as you've ever felt! Hope all my dearest dears are "waltzing Matilda," today... stay away from that Pneumonia - she's bad news even on a sunny day!! love and hugs out from the Ridge this a.m. SK
Part two of reciting poetry at my library. On Friday I read one of my favorite poems Warning by Jenny Joseph. Afterwards the nice librarian asked if I am familiar with Betty Collins's ripost to that poem. I have found it now though dont get it why its called a ripost if she wrote it about 40 years later than the Warning was published. I think I analyse it too much! Lol. I do like the ripost as well. Both copied and pasted below, Enjoy! Warning When I am an old woman I shall wear purple With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me. And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves And satin sandals, and say we've no money for butter. I shall sit down on the pavement when I'm tired And gobble up samples in shops and press alarm bells And run my stick along the public railings And make up for the sobriety of my youth. I shall go out in my slippers in the rain And pick flowers in other people's gardens And learn to spit. You can wear terrible shirts and grow more fat And eat three pounds of sau ...
san pedro de atacama, driest desert in the world??? i don't think so!! beautiful scenery, with a downpour out of this world the day before yesterday- the drainage system just wasn't able to cope-water up to knees in the main street, water running down the walls and through the roof of the hostel, roads collapsing, no electricity, no buses leaving.but all is well, fortunately we got a lift (an expensive one!!) with a local guy and his family to a bus station in calama so that we could catch a connection to iquique back on the coast...another gorgeous beach city.heading there now! x p.s. on the drive to calama another tourist, an older spanish speaking man travelling with his wife, tried to have a conversation with only got as far as "I love Sydney and I like the big red rock (Uluru)" before my Spanish and his English ran out...until half an hour later he starts singing to me in Spanish--the song?? Waltzing Matilda!!
(Seriously, I couldn't be bothered changing the channel, and after a little while, I didn't want to)   They stopped Rage, at 9 o'clock this morning, to telecast the Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony from Canberra.  On the shore of Lake Burley Griffin the Federation Guard, a conglomerate of Navy, Army and Airforce personnel, marched out stiffly and efficiently to the tune of Waltzing Matilda, and came to halt behind a modest dais.  The Governor-General, Quentin Bryce, did a little tour around the ranks of the guard, casually chatting with her escort, as did the Prime Minister, who took a moment to quietly thank them for the service they were doing for their country.  That was as much pomp and formality there was to be on this day.  As the breeze fluttered past the huge flag atop the distant Parliament house, on this side of Lake Burley Griffin, four more flags were unfurled.     The announcer, Adam Spencer, made mention of the "Canadian Flagpole," which piqued my curiosity.  He then explained that ...
"Waltzing Matilda" is Australia's most widely known bush ballad. A country folk song, the song has been referred to as "the unofficial national anthem of Aus...
Who'll go a Waltzing Matilda with me?
To my family in Australia, Happy Australia Day. To the Americans FB friends, want to tell you about the year I was in Australia for Australia Day. In the evening, my sister Helen and her husband Jeff Brazier took me to Jeff's brothers home. It overlooked the Swan river which runs through Perth. There were a couple hundred thousand people at the river and up in Kings park overlooking the river, to see the fireworks show. The show was all set to music which played on the local radio during the show. At different times during the evening the announcer would tell eveyone on one bank or the other or in the park to flash lights. everyone brought flashlights and would flash at everyone else. And at the finale of the show, ALL those people sang Waltzing Matilda together. All those people singing together, because they were Australian. It was wonderful and awe inspiring. Unity. We could learn something from them.
And I also leave you with Mr. Rolf Harris doing Waltzing Matilda.
Australia Day coming up. A "Waltzing Matilda" campfire. Did you know that the famous Australian bush poet Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson was married to Alice Walker in the little timber Presbyterian Church in Tenterfield. The church is still in use. Check it out when you visit Tenterfield
Blogged: wearing the cute 'Matilda' coat by Savannah Miller! Fifibaggins: Waltzing Matilda
*up jumped a swag man right into the billabong* hah Waltzing Matilda is funny old song
And the band played Waltzing Matilda such an amazing song. Worth a listen.
Waltzing Matilda whipped out her wallet The sexy boy smiled in dismay She took out four twenties 'cause she liked round figures
my suggestion for the Americas Cup challenge Aussie yacht name is WALTZING MATILDA!
A little known fact:the main character's name was Andy in Waltzing Matilda. "Andy sang, Andy watched, Andy waited while his billy boiled"
If any of you want a rendition of Waltzing Matilda, I'm your man
I added a video to a playlist The Wiggles - Waltzing Matilda - Australia Day 2013
you mean like singing Waltzing Matilda a dozen times at the rugby because they don't have anything else? :-)
I've definitely waltzed my matilda all over. Nan, I love you. Waltzing Matilda for me
I believe Waltzing Matilda contains instructions on how to make tea with fire. Godspeed.
only if you'd all be okay with me shouting WALTZING MATILDA lyrics by Rolf Harris whilst taking part...
Waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda you'll come waltzing Matilda with me.
and the band played waltzing Matilda by Eric Bogle. Get it on youtube
Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda, who will go Wltzing Matilda with me?
You'll come a waltzing Matilda, dear Roger
The Aussies must be getting there *** out bed by now, but no where do I hear the strains of "Waltzing Matilda?" woe?
A synthpop rendition of "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda."
Excitement, anxiety, disbelief, excitement, excitement ... tonight is the night we move to Sydney, Australia. Can you believe it?? Love you, America. And hello to our new home, Australia.
Waltzing Matilda was always my fave nursery rhyme as a kid idek
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Roger Federer is in action overnight as he gets his home Grand Slam underway - wait, WHAT? Let Tramlines explain:
Thank you Matilda..we must go waltzing sometime ...
*** it, I have Waltzing Matilda stuck in my head again.
I added a video to a playlist Tommy Emmanuel "Waltzing Matilda"
Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda, you'll come a-Waltzing Matilda with me!
Youzhny serving to stay in the match v Ebden as a stiring rendition of Waltzing Matilda goes around the ground.
I liked a video from Waltzing Matilda (hidden message about sheep rape) ft.Johnno The
Podcast "The Job Quest In The New Normal"-re job hunting in the current economy.
Gracias a por tocar canciones que se me pegan y no me dejan dormir, you'll come a waltzing matilda with me
Waltzing Matilda's NYC now featured on Fab with treats for Australia Day! via
…..You’ll come a waltzing Matilda with me ^^
Talking of Turkish marching music, one of the saddest songs I've heard is The band played Waltzing Matilda by The Pogues.
US Music: *** *** *** *** UK Music: I'm in love with u and all your little things. Aussie Music: Won't u come a waltzing matilda with me.
I liked a video from The Band Played Waltzing Matilda - John McDermott (revised)
And the band played waltzing Matilda 🎶
We should get Peter Garrett to sing "Waltzing Matilda" as a truly Aussie gesture
waltzing Matilda waltzing Matilda waltzing Matilda or good ol ARSHNAL good ol ARSHNAL good ol ARSHNAL
wouldn't be my 1st choice to sit you Babyface.He wouldn't sooth u if u woke up,he prob hand u a tinny &sing waltzing Matilda:-/
Do you Americans have any national/state songs that you used to sing, particularly when you were kids? (that aren't the anthem) Here in Australia we have "Kookaburra sits in the Old gum tree" and "Waltzing Matilda" as really major ones.
all whilst singing Waltzing Matilda, because Advance Australia Fair is for ponces
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