When I was a wee-lad the organ grinder was a mainstay at places like Fisherman's Wharf and county fairs. Now-A-Daze, the organ grinder seems like a thing of the past. I remember my parents were anti-organ grinders. I was always curious about them. Do they still exist? I'm sure they do still exist...but the practice is largely frowned-upon. Read the history of the organ grinder here.