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Gary W
11-28-2011, 11:30 PM
I wonder who will get the name of this “bush ballad” first.

The singer had a special connection to the song in 2000.

1. What is the song?
2. Who is singing it?

sparky
11-29-2011, 12:12 AM
'Ballad of Camooweal'
Slim Dusty

Gary W
11-29-2011, 12:14 AM
Sparky.
1. No
2. Yes

Phil
11-29-2011, 12:31 AM
Would have to be Slim Dusty - Waltzing Matilda. He closed the 2000 Olympics with this song.
Phil

Gary W
11-29-2011, 12:39 AM
Phil, Yes. Waltzing Matilda; the 2000 Olympics is the connection. You and Sparky are co-winners on this one.

Here is Slim singing the song in a nice setting: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwvazMc5EfE

bassy9
11-29-2011, 01:46 AM
GEE, I didn't even get a look in - there were no quizzes on the page, when I went out this morning to a Christmas party - just got home. I will be out all day tomorrow, so I will probably miss out again. You do know [I hope] that these quizzes are great fun, but very addictive, but also frustrating at times. From Fred's experience 'on the road', Slim never referred to himself as a Country Music artist, but always as a Bush Balladeer.

bassy9
11-29-2011, 01:58 AM
Gary - you might enjoy this one - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KL4v7UrqcF4
It is Johnny Cash - singing Waltzing Matilda