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The history of the jukebox begins in 1889, when the Edison Speaking Phonograph invented by Thomas Alva Edison. With this device you can, after inserting a coin a few minutes listening to music. This was the Phonograph plays music from wasrollen, later developed the Automatic Entertainer Gabel, who instead of flat plates wasrollen can play. The sound is very poor and so it stopped producing in 1908 the Automatic Entertainer.
Only in 1926, the jukebox his march back to continue in that year to manage the electrical record and play sound reinforcing.
The jukebox in the U.S. come to fruition thanks to the sale of snacks in the night. Visitors of eateries to while eating also hear music, live music is too expensive, so the jukebox was used. In 1930, turnover of the jukebox industry sharply following the economic crisis.

In the 50 years they went to the pub much for listening and have fun. Buy music itself was quite expensive for young people, and in the cafe for a little money you could run your own image. The Rock and Roll was also mainly due to the jukeboxes in the bars known.
Jukebox known brands are:
- The AMI (pictures shown)
- The Rock-Ola
- The Seeburg
- Wurlitzer

In the 60 years the jukebox begins to lose its popularity, this will include the increasing availability of programs on television, of this there are fewer people at the cafe.

Until today there are still traditional jukeboxes manufactured, because the demand for jukeboxes is very large. The prices of these devices over the years greatly decreased, there are even jukeboxes that about 40,000 guilders costs.


Design - Debby van der Meer / Clément van der Vegt