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Songs That Use Unconventional Instruments

brown wooden percussion instruments

Give away the guitar. Forget the flute. Put away the piano. These songs all incorporate odd instruments in their sound. Hear them in action in the Spotify playlist below!

SongArtistInstrument/ Sound
Vega-TablesBeach BoysMouth chewing
Drain YouNirvanaRubber duck
In The CavePepe DeluxeWater dripping in a cave
Highway 61 RevisitedBob DylanSlide whistle
Wild ThingThe TroggsOcarina
Crosstown TrafficJimi HendrixKazoo
It’s a Long Way to the TopAC/DCBagpipes
VelouriaThe PixiesTheremin
The LumberjackJackylChainsaw
Bad guyBillie EilishPedestrian signal crossing
AerialKate BushBlackbird
Wordy RappinghoodTom Tom ClubTypewriter
CleanTaylor SwiftMbira
Everyone’s at itLily AllenXylophone
Whenever, WhereverShakiraPan pipes

Unusual Instruments in Songs

Spotify playlist:

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