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The Queen of Kings Island is a magnificent Wurlitzer Duplex Orchestral Organ Style #157. It was originally used on a carousel at Ocean Grove, New Jersey. It was purchased in 1964 by Paul Eakins and completely restored. Playing #165 Wurlitzer rolls, it has a double tracker system, furnishing continuous music. When one roll finishes playing, the other starts and the first one rewinds.
The beautiful light cream front is heavily carved and the panels and shutter screens are painted with landscape scenes. The newel posts are painted to resemble marble columns.
The following instruments are played: Bass - 6 wood trombones; 6 stopped diapason pipes; 6 stopped octave daipason pipes. Accompaniments - 10 stopped flute pipes; 10 open flute pipes; 10 open piccolo pipes; 10 open piccolo pipes. Melody - 44 violin pipes; 22 octave pipes; 22 piccolo pipes; 22 open flute pipes; 22 stopped flute pipes; 16 bar bells. Trumpets - 14 wood trumpets; 14 wood clarinets. Traps - bass drum; snare drum; cymbal; triangle; double castanets; tympani. Automatic stops - 1 for bells; 1 for swell and wood trombones. Draw stops - 1 for wood trombones; 1 for wood trumpets; 1 for violins; 1 for flutes; 1 for piccolos.
The Queen of Kings Island stands nearly 8½ feet tall, over 12 feet wide and nearly 4 feet deep.
1. BEER BARREL POLKA
2. LIECHENSTEINER POLKA
3. COLUMBIA, GEM OF THE OCEAN/AMERICAN PARTOL
4. BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC
5. HAIL COLUMBIA
6. ONWARD CHRISTIAN SOLDIER
8. BATTLE CRY FOR FREEDOM
9. TENTING TONIGHT
10. EL CAPITAN
11. JUST BEFORE THE BATTLE
12. NATIONAL ANTHEM
13. COME TAKE A TRIP IN MY AIRSHIP
14. LITTLE MAGGIE
16. JUST BEFORE THE BATTLE (FAST)
17. MARIE, YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU
18. I DIDN'T SLIP, I WASN'T PUSHED, I FELL
19. ENJOY YOURSELF
20. GOODNIGHT IRENE
21. MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC
22. OLD PIANO ROLL BLUES
23. BARNUM AND BAILEY'S FAVORITES
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