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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, John Mellencamp

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The Best That I Could Do 1978-1988 album at
John Mellencamp's, "R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. (A Salute To '60s Rock)"
The Lyrics:
Beat-up cars with guitars and drummers
Goin' crack, boom, bam
"Crack! Boom! Bam!" sounds more like "Crash! Boom! Bang!"
Submitted by: Mickey D.

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