In the 1950s, 60s, and early 70s, if you went to a restaurant, chances are they had no piped in background music. Instead, they had jukebox stations at the booths. We’d put in our coins, select a song or five and they’d be played in the order we bought them. That way, the customers always had the music they were willing to pay to listen to. Sometimes, there was a small area available or enough space between the tables for a slow dance (fast ones usually needed more room). I wasted many a nickel, dime, or quarter to hear these songs and watch the dancing. Here are a few examples of stuff I liked:
What did you enjoy listening to?