Long before the iPod playlist, there was the coin-operated phonograph. Jukeboxes brought popular music to the world for decades and grew into colorful, bubbling neon shrines to pop and rock. The word comes from a Gullah term meaning wicked; it originally referred to a juke house, a brothel.
In Scrabble, you need to keep in mind that high-scoring words don't have to be obscure. This common word gives you at least 27 points. As an opening bingo, it's worth a solid 85, which is music to any player's ears.