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THIS JUKE'S FOR YOU

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The jukebox was born in 1889 and was an immediate hit, proving that drunks will try anything.

Bob Seger is currently very, very big on local jukeboxes. Also very big is the record by Garth Brooks, "Friends in Low Places."

"When they hear that song they go nuts," the bar owner said. "What they really hear is, `Why Don't We Get Drunk and Wreck My Bar.'"

People do tend to make jukebox selections while holding a drink in one hand. Often, they already have several drinks inside themselves as well.

"Oh yeah," says the anonymous lunchtime tippler. "I like this jukebox better.

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Dave Walker