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  • noun United States businessman (born in German) who founded a company to make pipe organs (1831-1914)


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  • The RW Mighty Wurlitzer is not seriously thinking this will ever amount to anything from a legal perspective; instead they’re running it 24X7 because that’s what they do: Fling scat at the wall all day long and hope that some of it will stick; the rubes will listen to them and think the Demorcats are dirty and not vote forthem.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » It’s Not the Crime, It’s the Cover-Up — Sestak Edition

  • Instead of a real vintage Wurlitzer, which is difficult and costly to repair, he called the Wurlitzer distributor in California and asked the company to make a high-tech replica that plays compact discs.

    Making Music to Help Children

  • This from David Herle and the Earnscliffe Disinformation Group, who appear to be doing their best impression of Karl Rove and the Mighty Wurlitzer aka the Republican slime machine.

    Peace, order and good government, eh?: April 2004 Archives

  • He’s desperately pushing the line he got from the Mighty Wurlitzer, which is to try to minimize the significant of the immense changes Barack Obama brought about, because the Republicans realize they have absolutely no chance of ever regaining political power if Obama maintains his popularity among the much-larger populations known as “Democrats” and “Independents.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Loopholes That Never Were

  • One common link in all the media’s complicity with the Wurlitzer is the abject absence of proper labelling of sources.

    Firedoglake » Foser Hits Another One Out of the Park

  • "It's kind of like reading my obit," said Mr. Wurlitzer of the backward glances at his efforts.

    On the Road Again

  • Now 73 years old, Mr. Wurlitzer will trek into Manhattan on Friday from his remote outpost—actually, he lives mostly in Hudson, N.Y, with his wife, the photographer Lynn Davis—for the start of a weeklong tribute to his work at Anthology Film Archives.

    On the Road Again

  • New appreciation for Mr. Wurlitzer—named for his great-grandfather, who founded the Rudolph Wurlitzer music company in 1853—has been slowly gaining momentum.

    On the Road Again

  • The park opened in 1949 as the makeshift home for an epic miniature train collection belonging to Lester Ottoway and his sons and soon turned into a classic family destination complete with wooden roller coaster, Wurlitzer organ and an original Herschell company 1949 carousel.

    "No Joy" Is A Trip Through Abandoned Joyland Amusement Park (VIDEO)

  • A: I wanted to bust out the Wurlitzer; I wanted a different sound from a keyboard.

    'Idol' finalist Katelyn Epperly: 'For me, this isn't over'


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  • The catch phrase "Gee Dad, It's A Wurlitzer" was Wurlitzer's advertising slogan in the mid 1950s. Wurlitzer made pipe organs for home, church, and theatre use, but this famous slogan was most often used to advertise their Model 1600 and 1700 Series jukeboxes.

    April 6, 2011