In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He recalled his amazement at seeing his friend play the harmonica with one hand while accompanying himself on the piano.
- The music is a unique sound of Irish folk ballads, traditional tunes with vocals accompanied by bazouki, bodhrán, harmonicas and whistles.
- He blew into his harmonica with the microphone pressed hard up to its air outlets.
- Finally he turned around, a harmonica pressed up against his mouth as he blew in and out.
- He first started entertaining the other deckhands with his harmonica and then added the guitar.
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