HomeInternationalSlim Dusty: Waltzing Matilda Carl May 18, 2012 International 3 Comments It appears that Dusty, who died in 2003, is an institution in Australia. Here is a bio. Other songs are Pub with No Beer, In Charleville and Duncan, which is addictive. Of special note is The Band Played Waltzing Matilda. Written by an immigrant to Australia, the song deals with the country’s involvement in Gallipoli, a battle during World War I. I’d say it was a bloody battle during WWI, but that would be redundant. Related 3 Responses Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.