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bongo drums


A pair of permanently attached small single-headed drums the larger of which is tuned about fifth below the smaller drum. The bongo drums are of Afro-Cuban origin and are widely used in the popular music of Latin America. The bongo drums were widely popular among the beatnik culture of the 1950's in America.


See Also

[Abbreviation] bongos


Last Updated: 2016-05-19 12:52:19