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Thread #162864 Message #3879962
Posted By: Sandra in Sydney
03-Oct-17 - 04:42 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: The Deep South Sea - before 1916
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: The Deep South Sea - before 1916
I found out on the weekend that Waltzing Matilda (created 1895) was sung in the 2nd Boer War (1899) & by the First World War had attracted a lot of parodies. I knew it has been sung in WW1 & WW2 but hadn't realised it left our shores earlier.
The Songs the Diggers Really Sang by Warren Fahey aka Mudcatter Bodgie