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Onomatopoeia is a word that describes what it sounds like. The word 'bark' for instance is considered onomatopoeic.

Onomatopoeia in Lyrics, The Beatles

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The Beatles', "Happiness Is A Warm Gun"
The Lyrics:
Happiness is a warm gun
"Bang-bang-shoot-shoot" is heard in the chorus.
Submitted by: Mickey D.
The Beatles', "Maxwell's Silver Hammer"
The Lyrics:
Bang Bang! Maxwell's silver hammer came down on her head!
Bang Bang is heard many times during the chorus.
Submitted by: GlamRockNinjaLord

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