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noun as in mouth organ

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Bob Dylan sounded like the Declaration of Independence—with a harmonica and guitar.

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He was learning to play the harmonica and realized the best way to get better is to always have one about your person.

McIlwaine played the harmonica, accompanied herself on the piano and sang her own songs with a voice that was by turns delicate and booming, echoing through the Gaslight Cafe and Cafe Au Go Go in Greenwich Village.

Her voice is strong and full of full of character; her harmonica playing swift and powerful.

He stands in the middle of the sidewalk, eyes closed, head tilted to one side, the harmonica cupped in his hands.

From a second-story window of a rooming house covered with red brick-patterned tarpaper comes the sound of a blues harmonica.

Then he pulled a harmonica out of his pocket and played a song for his friend.

"High pitched vocals and/or harmonica provide all the inspiration he needs," Geoff writes.

Tom had his harmonica and it seemed the fire gave him inspiration for he played until the others begged for mercy.

The next source from which we learn anything of this part of the subject is the pseudo-Euclidean Introductio Harmonica.

I suddenly became aware of a harmonica and a clarinet playing a weird, harmonious message.

An instrument that is interesting rather than handsome is the glass harmonica shown in Figure 90.

The harmonica was at that moment playing at a distance in tones that perfectly synchronized the movements made by Eusapia.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to harmonica, such as: harp, blues harp, french harp, harmonicon, jaw harp, and mouth harp.

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