24 Apr 2014

Eric Bogle - Australian folk singer, songwriter

From Nine To Noon, 10:08 am on 24 April 2014

The man who wrote And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda - singer songwriter Eric Bogle. The 69-year-old who is based in Adelaide is in demand to play folk festivals has released many CDs and written scores of songs. Many of his songs reference wartime. His song, 'Bringing Buddy Home' is about Australia's involvement in Afghanistan. While his work has a quite an Australasian flavour, Eric Bogle actually immigrated to Australia from Scotland.