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Another iTunes Meme

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An iTunes Meme

Instructions: Open up your iTunes and fill out this survey, no matter how embarrassing the responses might be.

How many songs total: 22,561
How many hours or days of music: 67.4 days, 81.47 GB

Most recently played: “Hat Ein Jid Ein Wejbele” – Muzsikás – Szól A Kakas Már (Magyar Zsidó Népzene, Erdély) [Máramaros—The Lost Jewish Music of Transylvania]

Most played (a tie at 18 plays):
• “Galaxy Song” – Monty Python – Monty Python Sings
• “Wonderful World of Sex” – Steve Goodman – Anthology: No Big Surprise – Michael Smith

Most recently added:
• iTunes single of the week: “The March” – Astra Heights – The March - Single of the Week
• Actually added by me: “Bruremarsj frå indre Svor” – Spindel – Aminje – Dagfinn Andersen

Sort by song title

First Song:
• actual: “À Toi” – Léo Ferré – The Rough Guide to the Music of France—accordion to Occitan rap: a musical Tour de France – Léo Ferré – from the album Sur La Scène… (2003839)
• non-accented: “A-Tisket, A-Tasket” – Chick Webb And His Orchestra; Ella Fitzgerald, vocal – An Introduction to Chick Webb—His Best Recordings, 1929– 1939 – Ella Fitzgerald/Van Alexander – 63693-A. New York, May 2, 1938. Decca 1840

Last Song:
• untitled: Recorded in Arjasa, Western Kangean Island, June 5, 1941 – Music For The Gods—The Fahnestock South Sea Expedition: Indonesia – Genre: Kerejing [jew’s harp] Solo
• last one that has a title: “2001 Polka” – Martin Mull and His Fabulous Furniture – Martin Mull and His Fabulous Furniture in Your Living Room

Sort by time

Shortest Song:
• audiobook: “Bereshit – Genesis-End” – (0:02) – Tanach – Torah – Genesis – Read by Shlomo Bertonov – Audiobook
• other: “WEVD station ID” – (0:05) – Solomon Dingol (announcer) – Music From The Yiddish Radio Project – 1948
• song fragment: “Like Sonny [Alternate version] [Take 4] [False Start]” – (0:08) – John Coltrane – The Heavyweight Champion—The Complete Atlantic Recordings – Thursday, March 26, 1959. Atlantic Studios, New York City
• actual song: “Miracle Cure” – (0:13) – The Who – Live At Leeds [Deluxe Edition] – Pete Townshend – Recorded live at Leeds University, February 14, 1970

Longest Song:
• Podcast: “Journalism and the World” – (1:36:43) – Christiane Amanpour – ASSU Speakers Bureau – 2006 – Stanford – Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s Chief International correspondent, delivers the inaugural Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture.
• actual song: “The Valley Recalls” – (1:17:12) – Shivkumar Sharma & Hariprasad Chaurasia – The Valley Recalls

Sort by album
First album: [various artists] – Abayudaya: Music from the Jewish People of Uganda
Last album: Tony Rice – 58957: The Bluegrass Guitar Collection

First song that comes up on Shuffle: “Absolutely Sweet Marie” – Bob Dylan – Blonde on Blonde – Bob Dylan

Search the following and state how many songs come up:

Death – 31
Life – 268
Love – 1025
Hate – 12
You – 2099 (“Young”)
Sex – 61 (“Sextet”)

A few additional searches I thought of:
Man – 3695
Woman – 127
Birth – 161
Infinity – 0
lovin’ – 61
loving – 19
silly – 25
stupid – 2
duck – 14

(Note that the searches suffer from the inability to restrict the search to whole words and to the song title field…)

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