Friday, February 17, 2006

iTunes Survey

Nico over at Eccentric Southern Gentleman did this last week and I thought it was kind of interesting. Feel free to post your iTunes survey in the comments.

How many songs: 4,622

Sort by song
First Song: “'78 Style” - John Spencer Blues Explosion
Last Song: “Zurich is Stained” - Pavement

Sort by time:
Shortest Song: “The Sky Is a Harpsichord Canvas” (0:04) - The Olivia Tremor Control
Longest Song: “Providence” (29:02) - Godspeed You Black Emperor
(not including podcasts or Yo La Tengo's WFMU Pledge Drive)

Sort by artist:
First Artist: 13ghosts
Last Artist: The Zincs

Sort by album:
First Album: '63 - '67 The Essential Ride - Paul Revere and the Raiders
Last Album: Z - My Morning Jacket

Top Three Most Played Songs:
1. “Green Hornet” - Al Hirt (47 times) (my kids play a favorite game that we call "Chase" to this one)
2. “Huddle Formation” - The Go! Team (34 times)
3. “Too Drunk To Fuck” - Nouvelle Vague (34 times)

First song that comes up on Shuffle:
“Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime” by Beck

Search ….
“sex”, how many songs come up? 13
“death”, how many songs come up? 28
“love”, how many songs come up? 268
“you”, how many songs come up? 494

Number of Songs Starting with "I", "I'm", "I'll", "I've", etc.? 48

Song With the Most Different Versions:
“Tangled Up in Blue” by Bob Dylan - 4 versions



7 comments:

K. said...

How many songs: 3,561

Sort by song
First Song: '84 Pontiac Dream” - Boards of Canada
Last Song: “Zodiaccupuncture” - Aesop Rock

Sort by time:
Shortest Song: “Act Fore?...The End” (0:04) - The Roots
Longest Song: “Tweezer” (30:55) - Phish

Sort by artist:
First Artist: The 4th Wave
Last Artist: Zero 7

Sort by album:
First Album: ( ) - Sigur Rós
Last Album: Z - My Morning Jacket

Top Three Most Played Songs:
1. “Feel Good Inc.” - Gorillaz (68 times)
2. “Robot Rock” - Daft Punk (53 times)
3. “Blink” - Blue Scholars (52 times)
4. “Bellona” - Junior Boys (51 times)

First song that comes up on Shuffle:
“In the Flesh” by Pink Floyd

Search ….
“sex”, how many songs come up? 3
“death”, how many songs come up?35
“love”, how many songs come up?128
“you”, how many songs come up? 329

chad said...

How many songs: 11,364
--sort by song--
First Song: "---(Silence)---" - Show Business Giants
Last Song: "Zuton Fever" - The Zutons
---sort by time---
Shortest Song "All" (:04) - Descendents, "No All" (:04) - Descendents
Longest Song "This Dust Makes That Mud" - Liars
---sort by artist---
First Artist (Smog)
Last Artisit ZZ Top
---sort by album---
First Album ...And Justice For All - Metallica
Last Album Zwei - Turing Machine

Top Three Most Played Songs
1. "I Am a Cinematographer" - Palace Brothers (37 times)
2. "Only Somone Running" - Sweeney/Oldham (36 times)
3. "New Slang" - Shins w/ Iron and Wine (35 times)

First on Shuffle "Static" - Kool Keith
sex, how many: 26 (just searching in song name, incl. sexy, sexx, etc.)
death, how many: 31
love, how many: 275
you, how many: 705
start with "I", "I'm", etc: 379
Song with the most different versions Having trouble figuring this one out.

Bob F. said...

How many songs: 7939

Sort by song
First Song: “"...Sudden Stars" - Stereolab
Last Song: “Zimbo (Live)- Echo & The Bunnymen

Sort by time:
Shortest Song: “One Last Woo-Hoo for the Pullman" - Sufjan Stevens

Longest Song: “This Dust Makes That Mud" - Liars

Sort by artist:
First Artist: !!!
Last Artist: Zero 7

Sort by album:
First Album: #1 - Fischerspooner
Last Album: Zen Arcade - Husker Du

Top Three Most Played Songs:
1. “I Wanna Be Your Dog" - The Stooges 27 plays

2. Von Bondies - "C'mon C'mon" 24 plays

3. “Burn Baby Burn" - Ash 24 plays


First song that comes up on Shuffle:
“Swinging London Town" - Girls Aloud

Search ….
“sex”, how many songs come up? 55
“death”, how many songs come up? 75
“love”, how many songs come up? 569
“you”, how many songs come up? 1007

Number of Songs Starting with "I", "I'm", "I'll", "I've", etc.? 88

Song With the Most Different Versions:
“Black History Month” by DFA1979- 5 versions

I can't believe I just did that...I feel so 10th Grade Live Journal.

Jim said...

What is it with you guys who have less than 20 songs with the word "sex" in it? Are you eunuchs? ;-) I guess I shouldn't be slamming on you when I have Zwan in my survey.

Here's mine:

How many songs: 5,508

Sort by song
First Song: "'75 aka Stay With You" - Lemon Jelly
Last Song: "Zooropa" - U2

Sort by time:
Shortest Song: “Intro” (0:05) - Luscious Jackson
Longest Song (not including podcasts): “Sister Ray” (17:27) - The Velvet Underground

Sort by artist:
First Artist: !!!
Last Artist: Zwan

Sort by album:
First Album: '64-'95 - Lemon Jelly
Last Album: Zooropa - U2

Top Three Most Played Songs:
1. “Aerodynamic” - Daft Punk (38 times)
2. “Apply Some Pressure” - Maximo Park (33 times)
3. “Late Nite” - Gran Ronde (30 times)

First song that comes up on Shuffle:
“Choke" - The Cardigans

Search ….
“sex”, how many songs come up? 48
“death”, how many songs come up? 37
“love”, how many songs come up? 232
“you”, how many songs come up? 571

Number of Songs Starting with "I", "I'm", "I'll", "I've", etc.? 208

Song With the Most Different Versions:
“Chinese Rocks”, "Alone Again Or", and "I Wanna Be Your Dog" - 3 versions

yankunian said...

Here's mine, somewhat belatedly.

How many songs: 4294

Sort by song
First Song: '74-75” - The Connells
Last Song: “Zip-a-dee-doo-dah" from Song of the South sdtk

Sort by artist:
First Artist: !!!
Last Artist: Zouk Machine

Sort by album:
First Album: ( ) - '58 Sessions - Miles Davis
Last Album: Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie

Top Three Most Played Songs:
1. "Stumbling through the Dark" -The Jayhawks
2. “Heavenly Pop Hit" -The Chills
3. "Parklife" - Blur

First song that comes up on Shuffle:
"Everybody is a Star" - Earth Wind and Fire

Search ….
“sex”, how many songs come up? 6
“death”, how many songs come up? 17
“love”, how many songs come up? 267
“you”, how many songs come up? 447

Song with the most different versions - weirdly, I only have two versions of the same song, but for lots and lots of songs ... spooky, don't think twice, loads of beatles and dead covers etc.

PS I think you know my friend Scott Lovelette?

Gurur Sarbanoglu said...

Here we are:

How many songs: 7063

Sort by song:
First Song: "A Tout Le Monde" by Megadeth
Last Song: "10001110101" by Clutch

Sort by Time:
Shortest song: "Interlude #1" (0:10) by Warrant
Longest Song: "Jddstd Syntynyt" (30:10) by Moonsorrow

Sort by Artist:
First Artist: AC/DC
Last Artist: 311

Sort by Album:
First Album: "Abandon" by Deep Purple
Last Album: "5150" by Van Halen

Top Three Most Played Songs:
1- "Jolene" by The White Stripes
2- "Supermassive Black Hole" by Muse
3- "Stand by Me" by Ben E. King

First song that comes up on shuffle:
"Foreclosure of a Dream" by Megadeth

Search...
"sex" - 23
"death" - 93
"love" - 393
"you" - 620

Number of songs starting with "I", etc. - 153

Song with the Most Different Versions:
No song has more than two versions. And they are too many!

Anonymous said...

How many songs: 3255

Sort by song
First Song: A-Punk - Vampire Weekend
Last Song: * - M83

Sort by artist:
First Artist: Aesop Rock
Last Artist: 311

Sort by album:
First Album: Abbey Road - The Beatles
Last Album: () - Sigur Ros

Top Three Most Played Songs:
1. Crush - Dave Matthews Band
2. Live From 504 - Lil' Wayne
3. Rhyme & Reason - DMB

First song that comes up on Shuffle:
Kiwi Maddog 20/20 - Elliott Smith

Search ….
“sex”, how many songs come up? 3
“death”, how many songs come up? 16
“love”, how many songs come up? 124
“you”, how many songs come up? 328

Song with the most different versions - a ton of songs with 2 versions