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cowbell

a metal percussion instrument usually mounted on the bass drum or hand-held and struck with a drumstick
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Mississippi State proceeded to win the game, and a tradition emerged thereafter of bringing and ringing cowbells at games.
On the two holidays, men in Almonacid del Marquesado dress up in colorful devil-type costumes and tie up cowbells around their waists.
The groom's cake was a two-tiered chocolate cake decorated with a life-size edible Mississippi State University cowbell.
Even shrilling woodwind exuberance, cowbells and church bells, mandolin and guitar were comfortably accommodated.
NOT only is Notting Hill star Rhys Ifans top actor, singer and party animal but there is another little-known skill lurking his CV - he plays the cowbells.
The Rob Brydon Show (BBC2, 10pm) Stand up comedian, actor and musician Bill Bailey joins Rob for an evening of laughter and music tonight as the two participate in a duet involving Swiss cowbells.
The expected elements are there - the cowbells, wistful horns and lush strings - but an insistent sense of threatening doom adds drama and tension.
The cowbells will begin arriving about (checks his watch), Oct.
The hundreds of different-sized cowbells, the embossed metal handicrafts and woven wall panels from India give a hint of old-world charm.
Singer James Murphy even chimes in with some drumming of cowbells and cymbals.
Not even a mountain of snow, or the clanging of Austrian cowbells, would make it look like the real thing.
More than 150,000 fans packed the streets of downtown Vancouver while the sounds of cowbells and woodpeckers provided the perfect backing vocals for the party atmosphere in the Whistler mountains.