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Major Morgan

Major Morgan

Major Morgan was a hand-held electric organ with music cards that you could place on the front and make music with. I had one when I was younger and found it very hard to use. Major Morgan came with around 10 music cards and was shaped like an an army Major.

When you slotted a card into Major Morgan the top section had a series of different coloured shapes or numbers in what looked like a random sequence. However, the shapes or colours in the bottom half of Major Morgan, when pressed according to the key sequence would make a tune. Each card was double sided so would contain two songs. However, there was also a blank card so you could make up your own card and record the key sequence.


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Do You Remember Major Morgan?

Do You Remember Major Morgan?

  • Anonymous user
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    I loved Major Morgan when i was little, I took mine everywhere with me and thought I was a proper little musicmaker. I was telling my son about it yesterday and would love to show him one, I have just looked and found one on ebay, I ope he likes it as much as his moma did but I doub it now when he is never off his xbox.
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    i remember starry, starry night (vincent) by don mcclean.
  • Anonymous user
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    I found my old major morgan in the loft a while ago and although all the cards are missing, it still works perfectly and now my children are playing with it, making up their own tunes, love it!!
  • Anonymous user
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    I had a major morgan as a young girl,an I loved it,however,my mum must have throw it away at some point,but at christmas time I bought one off e-bay for my little girl, and she loves it, it came in its original box, and 5 playing cards...who knows it may be worth sonthing one day...!
  • Anonymous user
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    I've created an iPhone app that attempts to mimic a Major Morgan. Please take a look at: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/gemau-pedr-games/id353567875
  • Anonymous user
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    I recently found my old major morgan in the attic and loads of childhood memories came flooding back, loved it.
  • 80stvfreak
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    WOW, I loved my Major Morgan, it was such a great toy, I had forgotten abou this toy until I found it on here, I still have all my stuff at my mums house and when I next go round there, I am gonna look for my Major Morgan and have a go on it again, after all these years.
  • Anonymous user
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    I had a major morgan and loved playing London bridge is falling down. My sister bought one at a car boot sale the other day and it bought back lots of memories
  • Anonymous user
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    after watchin a program on bbc2 on top toys with james may, he showed the Major Morgan it bought back memorys and wanted to know if there still avaliable?
  • Anonymous user
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    Thank you so much to Amy for posting that link to playskool Maximus! I still have my Maximus at my parents house and it was one of my best loved toys as a child. I think i had him when i was about 4. (29 now). I don't know where the box or cards or manual is anymore so seeing the pics on the site was so great!! I also wanted a Major Morgan though but didn't get one - i think i might buy myself one of ebay.