Jukebox Rental


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The 1950’s bubbler is the most popular jukebox of all time. It is a symbol that represents the days of when rock n roll was started and people would gather to listen and dance together. When you want the 50’s feel to your next event, rent the juke box that started it all.

The Bubbles of air perk merrily to the top of the 8 bubble tubes, while a Kaleidoscope of colors flows through 4 color translucent cylinders. It’s the 50’s all over again when the changer flips the CDs right in front of you. Incredible sound quality with dual stereo amplifier and 5-speaker, dual 3-way system for “Live” performance reproduction.

With the jukebox rental from The Fun Ones, you not only get a fabulous looking jukebox, you get a jukebox filled with thousand of songs. The value of the jukebox is not only in what it looks like and sounds like, but the music selection provided in the jukebox. Make sure you do not rent just a jukebox, but one that is filled with the right music to bring back the memories from yester-year.

How it works

When the jukebox rental is delivered, you will have the option to allow your guest to walk up and select their own songs, or pre-program the songs you would like played throughout the evening. We also leave 10 CD slots open for you to put your own collection of CD’s in. This allows for the ultimate music selection with a retro feel. For large venues, additional speakers can be added to balance out the sound throughout the space.

Whether you are doing a high school reunion in Chicago, a high school lock-in in Naperville, an anniversary party in a backyard in Glen Ellyn, or a birthday party for someone special in Aurora or Lisle a Jukebox Rental from The Fun Ones is guaranteed to bring back memories from the past as well as create new ones that evening.

History of the Jukebox

The word Jook is an old African-American term, meaning to dance. It has also been suggested that the Southern jute crop fields had workers who frequented road houses or makeshift bars, which were called juke (or Jute) joints, where these early Jukeboxes would appear. Whatever the origin, the juke joint was a spot for dancing, and the jukebox provided the music. By 1927, The Automatic Music Instrument Company created the world’s first electrically amplified multi selection phonograph. With this amplification, suddenly the Jukebox could compete with a large orchestra, for the cost of a nickel. Prohibition assured the jukeboxes success, as every underground speakeasy needed music, but could not afford a live band. Tavern owners were privileged to have a jukebox, which drew in customers, and was provided by an operator at no charge.

The importance of the jukebox to Bluesmen, and the White Country and Rockabilly artists at Sun Records cannot be underestimated. Much of early radio was live concerts staged at fashionable hotels, like the ritzy Peabody Hotel’s Skyway broadcasts where a young Sam Phillips started his broadcasting career.

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