History Music / EricBogle

7th Jun '16 5:36:02 PM Doug86
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* UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne: "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda", "No Man's Land"

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* UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne: UsefulNotes/WorldWarI: "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda", "No Man's Land"
18th Aug '15 11:18:21 PM foxley
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* RefrainFromAssuming: "No Man's Land" is sometimes known as (and has been recorded under) the alternate title "Green Fields of France". Some people, however, refer to the song as "Willie [=McBride=]" (the name of the dead soldier to whom the song is addressed).
18th Aug '15 11:16:12 PM foxley
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* CrapsackOnlyByComparison: "Beam Me Up, Scotty" declares "I'm stuck here in a place I do not care for" and "There must be intelligent life out there, I hope so, there's not much down here."
18th Aug '15 11:11:07 PM foxley
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* ViolentGlaswegian: Eric, who was born in Peebles, does not shy away from his Scottish heritage, and has used this stereoyoe for songs both comic (e.g. "English Arse Kissing Blues") and serious (e.g. "Glasgow Lullaby").
17th Jul '15 6:47:35 PM foxley
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* TheRealHeroes: "Our National Pride"

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* TheRealHeroes: "Our National Pride"Pride" was written after a group of volunteer firefighters were killed battling a bushfire in Victoria. It is all about how these people, and not athletes, deserve to be called heroes.
7th Jul '15 6:47:48 PM foxley
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* NostalgicNarrator: "Eric and the Informers" is Eric musically reminiscing about his first ever band (and how bad they were).

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"Eric and the Informers" is Eric musically reminiscing about his first ever band (and how bad they were).were).
** "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda" is told from the point of view of a World War One veteran looking back on their service.


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-->"She looked like she came from outer space; from Mars, or maybe Uranus"
7th Jul '15 6:40:06 PM foxley
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* NostalgicNarrator: "Eric and the Informers" is Eric musically reminiscing about his first ever band (and how bad they were).
2nd May '15 7:55:17 AM Aquila89
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* WarIsHell

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* WarIsHellWarIsHell: The theme of "And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda" and "No Man's Land".
15th Apr '15 12:40:29 AM foxley
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* NoIntelligentLifeHere: Bogle uses the joke in his song "Beam Me Up Scotty":
-->''There must be intelligent life out there, I hope so, there’s not much down here''
12th Apr '15 5:16:04 PM Dalillama
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* WasItReallyWorthIt: "And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda"

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* WasItReallyWorthIt: "And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda"Matilda", "No Man's Land"
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