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For example, in Level by The Raconteurs:

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Call and response is the technique of trading off lyrical or musical lines in a piece. This can take several forms:

  • imitation
  • question and answer
  • statement and commentary
  • affirmation
  • surprise

Simply repeating the call in the response is imitation.

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  • The middle link is worth following by the way, lots of good commentary and examples of call & response. Commented Mar 21, 2017 at 4:38
  • Awesome, that's what I was looking for.
    – mowwwalker
    Commented Mar 21, 2017 at 4:40

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