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iTunes meme

Geof did this, and it looked like fun.

Open iTunes to answer the following:

Total number of tracks: 4,336.

Sort by song title:

  • First Song: ” ‘Round Midnight”, Miles Davis, Best of Miles Davis
  • Last Song: “Zoo Station”, U2, Achtung Baby

scary note: these are the same two songs (save for the artist on ‘Round Midnight) as Geof had…

Sort by time:

  • Shortest Song: “One Last ‘Woo-Hoo!’ for the Pullman”, 0:06, Sufjan Stevens, Illinois
  • Longest Song: “Hansel And Gretel And Ted And Alice/An opera in one unnatural act”, 24:40, P.D.Q. Bach, The Intimate P.D.Q. Bach

Sort by album:

  • First Song: “Concerto in D-Minor for Two Violins: 1 – Vivace”, Itzhak Perlman & Isaac Stern, “Double” Concerto for Two Violins
  • Last Song: “Happiness”, 1999 Broadway Revival Recording, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Top 10 Most Played Songs:

1. “The Far Country”, 20 plays, Andrew Peterson, The Far Country
2. “The Havens Grey”, 18 plays, ibid.
T3. “Canaan Bound”, 17 plays, Andrew Peterson, Love and Thunder
T3. “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright”, 17 plays, Bob Dylan, The Essential Bob Dylan
T3. “Say”, 17 plays, Sleeping At Last, Ghosts
6. “Lay Me Down”, 16 plays, Andrew Peterson, The Far Country
7. “The Queen of Iowa”, 14 plays, ibid.
8. “Fields Of Gold”, 13 plays, Eva Cassidy, Live at Blues Alley
T8. “I Get a Kick out of You”, 13 plays, Jamie Cullum, Twentysomething.
T8. “Lonely People”, 13 plays, Jars Of Clay, Who We Are Instead.

First five songs that come up on Party Shuffle:

This doesn’t really work since Party Shuffle doesn’t pick up the stuff on my iPod, and I don’t have much of anything left stored in my library.

Search for:
“sex”, how many songs come up?: zero.
“love”, how many songs come up?: 336.
“you”, how many songs come up?: 564.
“death”, how many songs come up?: Six.
“hate”, how many songs come up?: Two.
“wish” how many songs come up?: Eleven.

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  1. scary note: these are the same two songs (save for the artist on ‘Round Midnight) as Geof had…

    CREEPY!

  2. Yeah, well, there aren’t that many songs that start with a Z. To get something that sorts past “Zoo Station”, we’d need something creatively titled from Sufjan Stevens…

    how about “Zounds! Or how I found a way to title a song because U2 kept getting the cool spot on the end of the alphabetical list”?

  3. I found that way too funny … but I also should have been in bed a couple of hours ago. 😉

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