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06:00 am: cop-out post: iTunes meme
Tagged by LA Daddy, in an anonymous reader kind o' way.

I started to do this with everything in our iTunes, but the extremes are quite often Peter's or Teddy's stuff. So I did mine instead. (Teddy's playlist, with 79 songs, is too short for this meme. I gotta rip some more of his music.)

I have virtually no jazz and no classical at all on iTunes, though they dominate my CD collection. They're not as good for working out, which is the ostensible reason for my buying the iPod. And yes, my Chillin' playlist is my longest, and Dancin' is right up there, and classical and jazz would be perfect for those, but it's a Nano, fer pete's sake.

With all that bluster, here's the meme:

How many total songs?
In iTunes: 616
In CD library: ~24,000 (not tracked in my database, but >2000 CDs * ~12 songs/CD)

Sort by song title - First and Last…
First: (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
Last: Young Blood - The Coasters

Sort by Time - Shortest and Longest…
Shortest: L.B.J. initials (1:08) - Hair soundtrack
Longest: I Want Your Sex, Parts 1 & 2 (9:17) - George Michael

Sort by Album - First and Last…
First: The "Chirping" Crickets - Buddy Holly
Last: Yourself or Someone Like You - Matchbox 20

Sort by Artist - First and Last…
First: Al Green
Last: ZZ Top

Top Five Most Played Songs…
Iko, Iko - Dr. John
Follow That Dream - Elvis Presley
It's All Right to Cry - Rosie Grier
Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin
Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows - Lesley Gore

Find the following words. How many songs show up?
Sex: 6, Death: 7 (all Peter's), Love: 50, You: 106, Home: 12, Boy: 16, Girl: 10

First five songs that come up on Party Shuffle…
Wake Up Little Susie - Everly Brothers
The Heart of Rock & Roll - Huey Lewis & the News
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - The Eurythmics
Cheeseburger in Paradise - Jimmy Buffett
Maybe Baby - Buddy Holly

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Back to normal posting soon. Ish. I hope.

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