Green’s Dictionary of Slang

juke n.1

also jook
[? Gullah jook/joog house, a disorderly house, a house of ill-repute; ? ult. Bambara (dial. of Mandingo) jugu, wicked, violent]

1. [1930s+] (orig. US black, also jookery, jook joint, juke house, juke joint, juke saloon) any establishment offering drink, food, music or dancing.

2. [1930s+] (orig. US black) cheap, raucous music played at similarly inclined roadhouses, cafés and brothels.

3. [1940s+] (US, also juker) a jukebox.