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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:53 am 
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Hi,

I sooooooo want to tell these fucking rock/pop fans that I am sick and tired of cowbell and that they should go eat ........................... not worth the hassle to say it!

Maybe we can ask PDQ Bach to write "The Cowbell Oratorio" ... before he goes away!


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That really lame Loverboy song. You know, the lame one. "Da-da-da-etc etc"

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Low Rider- WAR

This also more from War even duel Cowbell the Black guy got the big un :mrgreen: :wink:

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:27 pm 
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Milton_Bradley wrote:

Low Rider- WAR


Another song from that soundtrack that kicks ass and features cowbell is this one from the band Yesca.
http://youtu.be/LLyHH8gsN-Y

The band known as Yesca:

Waddy Wachtel - Guitar, Drums

Danny Kortchmar - Guitar

Jai Winding - Keyboards

Gene Page - Horn Arrangements

David Sanborn - Saxophone

Stanley Sheldon - Bass


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If anyone is *really* interested in the cowbell, you should listen to some Afro-Cuban Latin music (also known as "salsa"). In this genre, there's always not one, but three cowbells employed. Two of which are mounted on the timbales, and one handheld cowbell which is usually played by the bongo player. The cowbell is the “hammer” of a tropical latin band, beating out the rhythm and heard over the top of all the other players.
Originally it was used by African cowherders to call and herd cows, hence the name. A second use was when the cowbell was attached around a cow’s neck, you could tell one herd of cows from another.
Bands started using cowbells in the 1920s. It is now a staple in the percussion section of most orchestras, and also is an accessory to most drum kits. But where it’s most used is in tropical latin orchestras, where there are so many syncopated rhythms (including the 3/2 and 2/3 rhythm of the clavé stick also called clavé) that you need one steady beat to glue all the rhythms together and hold the music down on the road.
That’s the role of the cowbell. You also often hear the cowbell mark out the initial clavé to mark the tempo at the beginning of a tropical latin number. You also hear it marking time during the “blowing section” known as the montuno.
Again, listen to most any and all big-band latin music and hear how it relies and depends on the use of the cowbell.
For example, have a listen at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyt9AlQt5Rg


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The original "I Must Have More..." thread. Started back in 2005 :wink:

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:02 pm 
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Milton Bradley wrote:
The original "I Must Have More..." thread. Started back in 2005 :wink:

Well isn't that special!

Edwin Bonilla - Cowbell Selection
http://youtu.be/8M8mpBuhbOY


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Brief cowbell solo on The Daft Punk Is Playing At My House by LCD Soundsystem

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Thank you Brontis!

I love Afro-Cuban or "salsa" music. My dad used to follow Xavier Cugat around the country, and had a great selection of Latin (or "mambo" back then) records.

I play in various bands, mostly jazz. I never played Salsa until I relocated to the San Francisco Bay area on 2006. Usually the bongosero doubles on cowbell, and plays a different pattern during solos.

White beatniks play the BON-go. Salseros play the bun-GO.

Bobby Sanabria's excellent "Big Band Urban Folktales" CD actually has anAafro-Cuban arrangement of "The Grand Wazoo".
One of the El Palermo big band CDs has a nice salsa version of "Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance".
I consider the Spanish Harlem Orchestra to be the FZ of salsa, due to their complicated arrangements and spectacular players.

For the record, I play trumpet, flugel horn, valve trombone, and sing. I also bang on claves, cabasa-afuche, guiro, tambourine, and COWBELL.


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I love Afro-Cuban or "salsa" music. My dad used to follow Xavier Cugat around the country, and had a great selection of Latin (or "mambo" back then) records.


Os Mutantes - Cantor de Mambo
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Will Ferrell accepts drum vs. cowbell challenge.

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