rocking bar

rocking bar

[′räk·iŋ ‚bär]
(horology)
The plate that holds the winding wheels in a watch; rocks to alternately engage the winding mechanism and the hand-setting mechanism.
The part in an alarm timepiece that engages the time and alarm mainsprings.
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Songs includes Mac's My Heart Beats Like A Hammer, Muddy Waters' Mannish Boy, ZZ Top's La Grange and the rocking bar room blues of Rory Gallagher's Hands Off.
Richmond Fontaine are not just a vehicle for Vlautin's storytelling prowess, they can swing from traditional pedal steel tinged country to being a hard rocking bar band cast in the image of American in die legends The Replacements.