A glottal stop
Applied different EQ and reverb FX to each track
Lead and rhythm guitars closely interlocked to create a fuller sound
Changes in volume and timbre on guitar
A mix of country and jazz music
A style derived mainly from British folk music
A mix of blues, folk, country and jazz elements
They followed the rules and the more famous they became, the more studio time their label gave them.
They worked within the union guidelines but had extra hours in the studio.
They broke the union rules and went to their manager's studio rather than their label's so that they could spend as long as they wanted getting the right sound.
They played their songs at a faster tempo than their contemporaries.
They used an unusual combination of instruments for a rock & roll band, including trombones and a marimba.
The lead and rhythm guitars were closely interlocked, giving a fuller, harder timbre.
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New Orleans R&B
Exciting piano parts
Extravagant vocal lines
A heavily accented back-beat
Funky saxophone grooves
He sometimes shouted, delivered his vocal lines at a fast speed and added trills, moans and screams.
He covered an extremely large range of over four octaves.
He sang in a very relaxed way, putting in lots of slides between notes.