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iTunes Meme

Here’s an iTunes Meme, which I’ve lifted from Scam City. Read on…

How many total songs?

531 songs, equal to 1.2 days or 2.34 GB. I do have more music but that’s the stuff I like to listen to on a regular basis and keep in sync with my iPod. The rest isn’t in iTunes.

Sort by song title – first and last?

  • First: “(I Just) Died In Your Arms” by Resource
  • Last: “Ypofero” by Despina Vandi

Sort by time – shortest and longest?

  • Shortest: “Woo Hoo” (1:58) by The 5. 6. 7. 8’s, from the Kill Bill Vol. 1 soundtrack
  • Longest: “Clint Eastwood” (5:55) by Gorillaz. I do have some songs over 10 minutes outside of iTunes, such as “Children” by Tilt which is 10:30.

Sort by Album – first and last?

  • First: “(What’s The Story?) Morning Glory” by Oasis
  • Last: “You Own The Sound” by Marc et Claude

Sort by Artist – first and last?

  • First: 2 Unlimited
  • Last: Zombie Nation

Top five played songs?

  1. “I Predict A Riot” by Kaiser Chiefs (from the album Employment)
  2. “Na Na Na Na Naa” by Kaiser Chiefs (from the album Employment)
  3. “Make The Connection” by Public Domain (from the album Hard Hop Superstars)
  4. “Good Riddance (Time of your Life)” by Green Day (from the album Nimrod)
  5. “Beachbreeze” by Svensen & Gielen featuring Jan Johnston

Find the following words. How many songs show up?

  • Sex: 1 (from Rednex’s album “Sex & Violins”)
  • Death: 0
  • Love: 22
  • You: 64
  • Home: 2
  • Boy: 9 (10 if you count “Sk8er Boi” by Avril Lavigne)
  • Girl: 6


  1. every good boy deserves fruit, FACE

    Music ahoy, cap’n. From Neil.
    How many total songs?5104 items (26.39 GB), which equals 16.2 rather musical days.
    Sort by song title – first and last?First: “Abschieds-Walzer” As-Dur op. 69/1 – Frédéric Chopin
    Last: An episode of t…

  2. Ohh I’m gonna pinch this one.