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Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 Waltzing Matilda : The Story Behind the Song
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Historian Richard Magoffin takes us through the genesis of the song 'Waltzing Matilda', including visits to the waterhole where the swagman took his life and to Dagworth station, the site of the 1894 shearers' strike that inspired Paterson to write the song.


  • The 1995 Wallaby Track video release is accompanied by a book titled Waltzing Matilda 1895-1995: Ballad of the Fair Go by Richard Magoffin (1995).

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