Author Topic: Musical instruments in popular music  (Read 7446 times)

Mr Larrington

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Re: Musical instruments in popular music
« Reply #100 on: 10 March, 2024, 09:31:52 am »
Patty Gurdy* played – surprise surprise – the hurdy-gurdy with pirate metal bozos Alestorm.

* Not actually her real name
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Re: Musical instruments in popular music
« Reply #101 on: 13 March, 2024, 11:14:09 pm »
Portishead are good for this game, with theremin and cimbalom on Dummy. Fiona Apple also uses cimbalom on Extraordinary Machine, as well as making lovely use of tubular bells which reminds me of a doorbell.

Speaking of theremin, Beach Boys' Good Vibrations is the obvious theremin use.

Jaded

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Re: Musical instruments in popular music
« Reply #102 on: 13 March, 2024, 11:40:28 pm »
John Otway
It is simpler than it looks.

Re: Musical instruments in popular music
« Reply #103 on: 14 March, 2024, 11:41:38 am »
Yes - Willie Barrett made probably the best use of him.  Didn't catch on, though.