Banjo Paterson

1864 - 1941


Clancy of the Overflow

I had written him a letter which I had, for want of betterKnowledge, sent to where I met him down the Lachlan, years ago,He was shearing when I knew him, so I sent the letter to him,Just... [+]


Waltzing Matilda

Oh! there once was a swagman camped in the Billabong,Under the shade of a Coolabah tree;And he sang as he looked at his old billy boiling,"Who'll come a-waltzing Matilda with me."... [+]


The Man from Snowy River

There was movement at the station, for the word had passed aroundThat the colt from old Regret had got away,And had joined the wild bush horses — he was worth a thousand pound,So all the... [+]