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gut-bucket

1. offensive slang A derogatory term for a fat or obese person. We left the bar when we realized it was seedy and filled with nothing but old gut-buckets looking for easy women.
2. A free-spirited style of jazz or blues music. The band surprised the audience by playing a few of their songs in a gut-bucket style.
3. A stringed instrument used in folk music that is made from a metal washtub . Grandpop brought out his old gut-bucket and started playing folk songs beside the fire.

gutbucket

(ˈgətbəkɪt)
1. n. a chamber pot, especially one used in a prison cell. (see also gash bucket.) You got something around here I can use as a gutbucket?
2. n. a toilet; a makeshift toilet. Where’s the gutbucket around here?
3. n. the stomach. Sam poked Pete right in the gutbucket.
4. n. a fat person, usually a man. Look at the gutbucket waddling down the street.
5. n. a cheap saloon; a low tavern. his head off. The pinstriper needed a drink so bad he stopped at one of those gutbuckets on Maple Street.
6. n. an earthy style of music. You don’t hear much gutbucket in public places these days.
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Oaktown Blues was a winner also, as Avotcja got down and funky on a gutbucket blues dedicated to the legacy of West Oakland's blues scene in the late 1940s and early '50s, and to those keeping that lineage alive today.
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Marsalis swaps his soprano for a tenor sax, then, and the quartet steps back in time to play "Gutbucket Steepy," from the horn player's 1989 album "Trio Jeepy." By now, the band has shrugged aside its exhaustion, or whatever it was that stiffened the first couple of tunes, and a restrained rapport becomes more evident among them.
"Classical music, in truth, is really my real first love," Jackson reveals, and then adds "that, and real Southern 'gutbucket,' as my uncle calls it; you feel it in your backbone."
On top of all that was a suggestion of the bar-walking, crowd-pleasing gutbucket saxophonists.
The music here blends the sounds of old-time string bands with gospel quartets and gutbucket blues to make a glorious, clanking cacophony that rumbles along behind lyrics about a little cat's struggle for a place in the sun.
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He will be joined by comedy partner, Arnold Gutbucket, a comedian with a musical bent.
Something of a Peter Pan himself, larger-than-life Brian is in his element working with children and he'll be dressing up as Captain Erasmus Gutbucket to front this fun-filled show.
After his rapturous appraisal of Sam Cooke's 1950s-'60s ascension--opening up white Americans to the most elegant entreaties of black artists, braving the financial skulduggery of Allen Klein, establishing black pop's "lighter touch" as opposed to gutbucket naturalism--Kempton staggers upon the next phase of black pop music's social trajectory, at Motown.
Scott Hoch: Scowling middle-aged gutbucket. Notoriously unpopular with European golfers.
Did they listen to gutbucket blues--`that colored music'--or the symphony?" His family, he told me, "doesn't have great roots," and few objects survive.
He puts a solid man like Joe on the suitcase and hires three other gutbucket boys; then his idea of good get-off is to waste sure rough tone on those corny licks he likes to wax.