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electric organ

[i¦lek·trik ′ȯr·gən]
(vertebrate zoology)
An organ consisting of rows of electroplaques which produce an electric discharge.
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Washington, June 27 ( ANI ): Researchers have sequenced the genome of the electric eel, which has revealed how fishes with electric organs evolved six times in the history of life to produce electricity outside of their bodies.
Retro-tinged soul songs juxtaposed with hardened lyrics of city life are the Irish-British rapper's speciality - in Sometimes, he sings about growing up in Stoke Newington, where he was bullied, whereas I Need is a haunting reflection of days gone by with its backing of strings, drums and electric organ.
Led Zep's John Paul Jones whiles away the hours by playing the jet's electric organ
on his electric organ, but we can delay things, go another time, take the long view.
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Actually, I didn't know it was a Hammond, I just knew it was an electric organ, so the first band I was in, we went out and bought an organ but it was the wrong one - we bought a Lowry, which, fine organ that it is, is not a Hammond.
Its electric organ is made up of plates of musclefibers connected in a series down its long body.
Divested of their costumes, members of the Fowell family would on occasion take over one of the bars, and Doug would sometimes play along with an electric organ player.
Both the title track and Something's Gotta Give swing but it's Cole Porter's Just One Of Those Things that proves the biggest surprise, re-interpreted as a sinister electric organ vamp reminiscent of The Doors.
Highlights included the pretty keyboards of Made Up Love Song #43 and Blue Would Still Be Blue, where frontman Fyfe Dangerfield sung acapella and played a kid's electric organ.
Singing almost always in Khmer, Nimol lays a high-pitched, acrobatic vibrato to the band's groove of sax, flute, Vietnamese string instruments, drums, keyboard, guitars and a Farfisa electric organ, the mainstay for Sin Sisamouth - the late Cambodian King of pop.
And when my husband Ged, an officer at Nuneaton Justice Centre, 47, got on his electric organ all hell broke lose as Chloe chirped in time to the music.