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Scotland's greatest living Australian. Or the other way around, depending on how you look at it.

Born in Peebles, Scotland, and emigrating to Australia in 1969, he currently resides near Adelaide, South Australia. Written in 1972, And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda is perhaps his best-known song, being a haunting evocation of the ANZAC experience fighting in the Battle of Gallipoli. It has also been interpreted as a…

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  • The Pogues version of The Band Played Waltzing Matilda is the most poignant i've ever heard, gotta give it to this man it's beautifully written.
  • Ob Donovan oder Hannes Wader, Deine Musik wird gehört, geliebt und gecovert.
  • Beautiful song writer :)
  • Ive been a fan since 1972, there's no-one better.
  • Eric's the man!
  • Eric, come tour in Austin Texas please!
  • Yay, people are responding now! :) He came to my town and performed with out local folk group. YAY
  • I Like Him A Lot,
  • I had the pleasure of seeing him perform lie last year What a great gig. I@ve been a fan for many years.
  • he's fantastic!

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