Some believe that the name jukebox came from the African word book, which means ______________________?
A jukebox is a coin-operated machine that plays music from a record or compact disc (CD) once a selection is made. Originally called nickelodeons, the term jukebox did not appear until the late 1930s and its origins are in dispute. Some believe it is derived from the African word jook, meaning to dance.
How many people could listen to the first jukebox at the same time, and why?
The first jukebox was showcased on this day, November 23, in the year 1889. At that time it was popularly called as the nickel-in-the-slot phonograph. The machine had no amplification and interested people had to listen to the music using one of the four listening tubes
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When did CD's replace records inside of jukeboxes?
Starting in the 1980s, compact discs became the norm for modern jukeboxes.
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