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The First Game of Music Bingo?

Musical bingo is an enjoyable and engaging variation on the traditional Bingo game. The music replaces the numbers on bingo cards it can be played by all. After you have received a bingo card the host plays music. If you’ve got that song as a bonus on the card mark the box. Similar rules apply to regular bingo. You just need to get an answer, and then bingo!

What is the First Game of Music Bingo?

The game is now gaining popularity across the globe, where did the game begin? It all began by a game show that aired on television. “Music Bingo” was an original TV show that premiered on May 29, 1958. Participants would listen to a song and when it stopped the contestants ran to a huge board and placed a stylized or flat image on the bingo board. The infamous “Music Bingo Board” featured the letters “M-U-S-I” at the top. The first player to play five songs in consecutive rows won the game. The game was broadcast both in black and white and aired for two seasons in all.

In the moment the only choices to watch TV were the channels from ABC as well as CBS. The only thing to catch when kids returned to their homes after the school would be Music Bingo. In all likelihood, the show was a hit among the children, and was one they looked at every day.

This show marked the very first network show for the now famous Johnny Gilbert, who is today best known for “This … is Jeopardy after the show’s revival featuring Alex Trebek. He was a singer in nightclubs and an performer Gilbert was host of numerous games shows. The show in 1958 was the first show that Gilbert hosted on national TV and ran for three years. After the show was over, Gilbert went on to host the game show Words and Music on KTLA-TV in Los Angeles.

The latest music Bingo Games

There is a dearth of details about the show on the internet however, for the fans of Music Bingo, its legacy continues to be a part of the entertainment industry. With the current shows at Radio Stations Such as Virgin Radio Victoria and musical bingo is filling theaters like Smittys Cinema, and with shows like live band bingo sweeping the Twitch streaming world It is wonderful to witness a lasting legacy.