The Left-Handed Guitar Players That Changed Music By John Engel
Eric Bogle did not start his songwriting and performing career until his late 20s, and only then as a hobby. In his mid-30s, he released his first album and shook his chosen nation with his famous anti-war song, “The Band Played Waltzing Matilda.” After having performed it on the Canberra folk circuit for about eight years, the song reached a countrywide audience in 1980.
Bogle is considered one of Australia’s foremost folk singer-songwriters and his body of work offers a wealth of heartfelt odes, humorous songs, and hard-hitting social commentary. He has received a plethora of awards, released nearly 20 albums, and toured the U.S. more than a dozen times.
Discover Bogle's self-deprecating humor and knack for personalizing even the direst subjects in Uncommon Sound, the book.
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