The history of the jukebox

Today is Jukebox Day

Stars Insider

24/11/21 | StarsInsider

MUSIC Technology

Jukeboxes have been the most iconic pay-per-use entertainment machine in history. Put in a coin, choose your classic, and sit back and vibe out. They’ve been an iconic pastime in America since the '50s, when greasers and cheerleaders would gather around and bop to their favorite tunes at a diner. To say how we listen to music has come a long way is an understatement. Although we have the likes of Spotify and iTunes now for music, to assume the jukebox has become irrelevant would be wrong.

To learn about just how important the jukebox is in Western culture, click through this gallery.

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