[Dixielandjazz] Jukebox revisited (WAS: 1950s - 60s jukebox)
pj.ladd at btinternet.com
Tue Sep 23 02:38:26 PDT 2008
re your recommended `Juke Box` page.
Looking through the list of records on the juke box I was struck by how few
of them made it in the UK.
>From the first list there were 12 out of 23 and that count is high because
of the Bill Hailey numbers. In the second list there were only 3. Some of
the numbers made it to the top here when recorded by someone other than the
Perhaps the discrepancy is due to the few radio stations we had then which
meant that the BBC had a near monopoly on choosing what was played.
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