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Why not?

Grabbed from [livejournal.com profile] the_other_sandy.

Type these words into the search bar on your iTunes MP3 player of choice (which should be Media Monkey) and list the first song that appears in the results.

NotesMy default sort is by title, so this isn't nearly as random as it could have been. (Or perhaps more so: say if default sort was 'genre' ... that could skew the results quite a bit. I also specified 'title' as the search field, least we get results by The Happy Schnaps Combo and other other artist word matches. I've also noted the number of tracks returned by each term.



happy: (60 tracks) (Happy to Be) Stuck on You -- Carla Ulbrich

love: (522 tracks) "The Love-Matic Grampa" Main Theme -- The Simpsons

hate: (24 tracks) God Hates Comedy Musicians -- Cirque du So What

light: (75 tracks) Dr Demento Show - 12 Feb 1989 - The Lighter Side of Obesity - 01 -- Dr Demento

dark: (32 tracks) A Journey in the Dark -- Howard Shore

good: (151 tracks) "Kidnapped By Pirates" Is Good -- Tom Smith

bad: (48 tracks) A Bad Day At the Gangster-Operated Mom-and-Pop Shop -- Logan Whitehurst & the Junior Science Club

smile: (21 tracks) Crooked Smile -- New Grass Revival

cry: (45 tracks) An Invitation to Cry -- The Magicians

girl: (196 tracks) (What I Like Most About You Is Your) Girlfriend -- The Specials

boy: (158 tracks) A Boy and His Frog -- Tom Smith

sad: (22 tracks) Back in the Saddle Again -- Tracy Byrd

lost: (32 tracks) All Is Not Lost (Album Version) -- OK Go

night: (168 tracks) 1000 Nights -- Roscoe James Irwin

day: (261 tracks) "acid on picture day..." -- Roy Zimmerman

wolf: (12 tracks) Bride of Wolfman -- Ookla the Mok

robot: (15 tracks) Bender Roboto -- The Great Luke Ski

dance: (116 tracks) "Dutch" Suite(S. -16) - II. Panther Dance -- P.D.Q. Bach

time: (229 tracks) A Guy What Takes His Time -- Original Soundtrack (Radioland Murders)

life: (133 tracks) 99 Years Is Almost For Life -- Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs

death: (44 tracks) Country Death Song -- Violent Femmes

Date: 2012-11-28 10:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] the-other-sandy.livejournal.com
I think I'm now officially the only person in the world that couldn't come up with a song match for every word. And I have more than enough songs, too.

Date: 2012-11-29 02:16 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ladypoetess.livejournal.com
I had nothing for 'robot' so don't feel bad. :)

Date: 2012-11-29 05:31 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] awfulhorrid.livejournal.com
I was somewhat amazed by the number of matches on some of these terms. (It was when I saw 522 tracks found for 'love' that I decided to add # of tracks found to the list.) I also notice that some of the matches were wildcard results, so 'sad' matches 'saddle' in my list. This may skew the results slightly!

Anyway, although it wasn't the first item on my list, I did have Hungry Like the Wolf, whereas you did not, so apparently you actually have better musical tastes than I do. (OK, I think I have it rated as a 3/5, which translates to 'meh' for my personal selection.)

Date: 2012-11-30 01:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] the-other-sandy.livejournal.com
A number of my matches were wildcard results, too. Which is good, or I might have had even more fail.

I never did get into Duran Duran. I liked the visual style of their videos, but I've never owned any of their music.

Date: 2012-11-29 04:00 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tarrestrial.livejournal.com
You're such a music geek. I love that.

My media Monkey is currently malfunctioning. I'm going to fiddle with it next week, so I'll probably snag your meme then. o/~ :*

Date: 2012-11-29 04:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tarrestrial.livejournal.com
Also, I think I've been playing too much Glitch. I saw the T-bone on your LJ layout and thought "oh, someone's been nibbling pigs..."

I blame you.

Date: 2012-11-29 05:32 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] awfulhorrid.livejournal.com
Yay! I'm a bad influence!

Do you need me to poke your MediaMonkey with a sharp stick?

Date: 2012-11-30 05:55 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] stormdog.livejournal.com
So, I'd never heard of MediaMonkey 'till you mentioned it. I've been using Winamp version 2.91 since, apparently, 2003 since that's the date on the info screen I just checked for version info. *grins* 3 was bad, so every time I rebuild a computer, I've just installed from my old saved copy of 2.91.

This is why I don't belong in IT. I fear change.

So I just downloaded MediaMonkey and figured I'd give it a try. I'm a little worried that I'll get lost in updating tags that I don't have time for, but it does seem like it could be a useful program.

The best part so far, though, is finding some funny tags that I've never noticed before. For instance. I have several songs whose genre is listed as, and I quote, "best fuckin' band ever".

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