A song by Eric Bogle about how Australian and New Zealand soldiers (ANZACS, amongst others) were massacred during the battle at Gallipoli in Turkey.
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And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
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The English Dance – Jons-Ukulele
This is a renaissance dance tune written by Thoinot Arbeau, a 16th-century French monk .
Branle, or bransle is pronounced ‘brawl’ in English and is sometimes spelled that way although it has nothing to do with brawl meaning ‘to fight’.
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It’s not exactly like the video, I kind of made it up as I went along and didn’t always get it right rhythmically, so the tab is better.
This is a a study in alternating thumb fingerpicking. Try it like this:
thumb and index only
thumb, middle, thumb, index
thumb, ring, thumb, index (how I do it in the video)
Tremolo: play the open first string rapidly three times: ring,middle,index
Angus Young hit on this cool lick a long time ago – he used it in the live version of ‘Let there be Rock’ back in the seventies, and he recycled it for ‘Thunderstruck’ in 1990.