Definitions for kerplunkkərˈplʌŋk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ker•plunkkərˈplʌŋk(adv.)

  1. with or as if with a sudden muffled thud:

    The rock hit the water kerplunk.

Origin of kerplunk:

1885–90; see ker -, plunk

Wiktionary

  1. kerplunk(Noun)

    A thudding or thunking sound.

  2. kerplunk(Interjection)

    A thudding or thunking sound.

Freebase

  1. Kerplunk

    Kerplunk is the second studio album by the American punk rock band Green Day. It was released on January 17, 1992 through Lookout! Records. Kerplunk was their last release on an independent label and was also the first album to feature their current band lineup, with Tré Cool on drums. The album has gone on to be among the best selling independently released albums of all time. Major labels took notice of Kerplunk's phenomenal popularity and many approached the band. Green Day realized that they had outgrown their record distribution capacity with Lookout! and eventually signed with Reprise Records. With Reprise, Green Day would record and release their third, and most successful album Dookie. The album officially includes only 12 tracks, but the versions released on CD and cassette also include the 4 tracks from the Sweet Children EP. One of those 4 tracks is a cover of The Who's "My Generation". One of the tracks, called "Welcome to Paradise", was re-recorded on the 1994 album Dookie. Because the band did not use guitar tuners when recording Kerplunk and simply tuned "by ear", the songs are not in standard tuning. They are actually tuned just below Eb, making it difficult for guitarists and bass players to play along unless they tune specifically to the album. This tuning style gives the guitars on Kerplunk a somewhat darker and unique sound.

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