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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 8 feet tall, over 12 feet wide and nearly 4 feet deep. 

Songs included:

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

7.  AMERICA

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 

15. LULLABYE

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

 

LISTEN TO A SAMPLE...  

"AMERICA"

 

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