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Need Help Identifying Wurlitzer 165 Tunes
By David Kelzenberg

I am trying to identify five tunes from Wurlitzer 165 rolls.  All of
these have come to me on recordings without the tune names.  I've
already identified all the rest on the recordings.

I've written out the tunes in standard notation, and I'd be happy to
email them to anyone who might be able to help with the identification
(obviously you must be able to read music!).  In most cases I have
notated both the intro from the tune and at least one of the main

If anyone is interested in helping to solve this mystery, please send
me an email.  I appreciate your help!

David C. Kelzenberg
Iowa City, IA

  [ Unless the unidentified tunes are some of the eleven never-yet-
  [ identified tunes on 165 rolls (which can be heard here on my
  [ Wurlitzer 165 roll website:,
  [ all 165 tunes have been identified.  So it is just a matter of
  [ hearing the melodies to tell you what the tune titles are.  Can you
  [ provide MP3 or WMA files of the five tunes?
  [ --Relief Editor.

(Message sent Thu 14 Jul 2011, 17:18:24 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

Key Words in Subject:  165, Help, Identifying, Need, Tunes, Wurlitzer

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