Select a Music Box tune from our online Jukebox

Jukebox IllustrationThe Music Box Memories Online Jukebox


We, periodically, change the links to some of your favorite Music Box tunes so that you can punch in a favorite and listen any time. Just pick the one you want to hear and give a listen and, the best part of all? You can save your nickels, dimes and quarters!

A1: Theme from “A Summer Place” by Percy Faith and his orchestra 

B1: Groovin’ With Mr. Bloe by Wind

C1: Auf Wiedersehen Sweetheart by Vera Lynn

D1: The Little Music Box by Skeeter Davis

E1: Money by Richard “Popcorn” Wylie

F1: Let’s Dance by Chris Montez


 

When the Music Box originally opened in 1946, it was merely a cement slab in the woods, with electricity strung from a nearby Sinclair gas station, to power a jukebox. Patrons paid a nickel for entrance and could punch in their favorite dance tunes as often as they liked through the evening.  To publicize their new teen dance hall, Lee & Shirley Kelly recorded a 78 rpm record that they played over a turntable and loudspeaker system as they drove around Houghton Lake in advance of the grand opening. They offered free “wieners” and a barbecue as part of that opening night attraction. Hear Lee & Shirley Kelly’s original advertisement, just as it was played repeatedly as they drove around Houghton Lake to announce the grand opening of their new teen dance hall: (Click on play button in lower left of sound bar below.)

 

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