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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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Condensada brands of Carnation, Cow Bell and Liberty also raised prices between P0.25 and P0.75.
Jordan Buckley and Adam Williams let loose the greasiest guitar riffs of ETID's career, and drummer Mike Novak even found room to add a little cow bell in the mix.
The hook slid along the wire until hitting the "cow bell," the rubber connector that connects the wire to the tape.
His hands were manacled and his neck and head were in iron grips, above which was suspended a cow bell The sound of the sea crashed.
"Whenever there was a problem, my mother rang the cow bell, and I changed offices every time we sold the model home."
It is written for an "instrument" of moderate proportions, as far as multiple-percussion set-ups go--two cymbals, two Chinese cymbals, tam-tam, cow bell, snare drum, wood drum, bongos, three tom-toms, bass drum, and a second bass drum played with a foot pedal.
"A cow bell -- don't ask me what it means, I have no idea!"
The new reflective strip makes finding stands in the dark easy, and the silicone Cow Bell Cover housing the Recon Carabiner prevents metal-on-metal contact as you scale your stand.
But he leaps into action when birds begin to circle, scaring them with his bright orange coat, accordion and cow bell.
Some people wear costumes and there is a whole lot of cow bell ringing to keep the mood light.
Marin, conga drum hanging from a strap on his back, followed Collazo around the school asking questions and in the process learned the different cow bell beats and several drumming techniques.
Among his finds over the years have been African wall hangings, Picasso prints and a Swiss cow bell which he uses to call his five dogs in at night.