Listen to the Original Waltzing Matilda What Waltzing Matilda Originally Sounded Like

The original version of Waltzing Matilda is quite different from what is sung today.

Banjo Paterson said in a radio interview in 1936, "Miss Macpherson used to play a little Scottish tune on a zither, and I put words to it and called it 'Waltzing Matilda'."

The Story of Waltzing Matilda - Australia's Favourite Song