1. a star whose songs grab a lotta coins in a jukebox so those specific songs are played.
2. of course, the term is also the title of a 1982 hit by the band Foreigner
. It's from their epic hit album "4" (yes, that's the name of the album!).
1. whenever I was in Papa John's pizza
joint with a girlfriend
or solo, I'd often put in 50 cents to play "Astronomy Domine" by Pink Floyd
. It sounds like some sort of "rock'n'roll Star Trek
". In that respect, Syd, Roger, Richard and Nick are juke box heroes.
2. When I saw Foreigner live, the concert concluded with "Juke Box Hero" and just before the coda there would be a smoke bomb exploding with a thunderous boom on stage and emitting green smoke.