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Waltzing Matilda

Banjo Paterson

October 21, 2011 - Copenhagen, Denmark



Lyrics

Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong
Under the shade of a coolibah tree
He sang as he watched and waited 'til his billy boiled
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
He sang as he watched and waited 'til his billy boiled
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me" Down came a jumbuck to drink at the billabong
Up jumped the swagman and grabbed him with glee
He sang as he shoved that jumbuck in his tucker bag
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
He sang as he shoved that jumbuck in his tucker bag
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
Up rode the squatter, mounted on his thoroughbred
Up rode the troopers, one, two, three,
"With the jolly jumbuck that you've got in your tucker bag?"
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
"With the jolly jumbuck that you've got in your tucker bag?"
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, you scoundrel with me"
Up jumped the swagman and sprang into the billabong
"You'll never take me alive," said he
And his ghost may be heard as you pass by that billabong
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
His ghost may be heard as you pass by that billabong,
"You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"
"Oh, You'll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me"


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