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Eric Bogle


Eric Bogle Eric is an internationally known folksinger, originally from Peebles, Scotland.  Born in 1944, he spent his first twenty five years in Scotland.  In 1969 he emigrated to Australia first settling in Canberra.  He eventually trained, and worked as an accountant, then in 1980 became a full time folk singer.  Eric currently lives near Adelaide, South Australia.  A gentle man, he's also one of the most straight forward and nicest people you could ever hope to meet.

        He is best known for is the award winning "And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda."  It was first recorded by June Tabor, and has been recorded by many other artists since.  Other songs he's written include "No Man's Land (The Green Fields Of France)," "Leaving Nancy," "Nobody's Moggy Now," and "Little Gomez."

You can here an interview and some music samples in real audio at KRCB FM's website Roots Interviews.


 

 


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