Treasure Island

Francis Duggan


Eric Bogle


It's true he came from Scotland way up north and far away
But in Adelaide in south Australia he's lived for many a day
And in the Land down under they now claim him for their own
One of the finest songwriters this World has ever known.

As a writer of songs and ballads his greatness can't be denied
And some of the many he has written are now known and sung worldwide
And he will always be remembered as the little fellow who
Wrote 'And the band played waltzing matilda' and the Aussie barbecue

The green fields of France an anti war song gave him his first taste of fame
And you won't find many people who have not heard of his name
And who can forget his great song to his mother the immortal
Nancy O
The legend of Eric Bogle only seem to grow and grow.

His distinct accent of Scotland to this day with him remain
And his is one great talent and will we see his likes again?
As a singer and songwriter a name for himself he's made
And he lives in South Australia in historic Adelaide.





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Submitted: Monday, January 28, 2008

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