Updated November 14, 2017

Total Number Of Artists In Library

1,902

Total Number Of Tracks

16,306

Most Accumulated Points

Tangerine Dream (5515)

Most Track Selections

Tangerine Dream (425)

Most Music Library Appearances (Tape/Disc/Digital)

Tangerine Dream (275)

Artists With Longest Gap In Library Appearances

The Isley Brothers (895) #5 - #900
Mike + The Mechanics (873) #47 - #920
Modern English (863) #48 - #911

Longest Gap In Music Library Recordings

115 days
July 22, 2017 -- November 14, 2017

Longest Track In The Music Library

"Reflection" - Brian Eno (ML #927)
(54 min.)

Tape / Disc With The Fewest Tracks

#927 (3)

First Library Entry To Include a CD (Compact Disc)

#53 (June 15, 1986)

First Library Entry To Be Recorded on the Mini Disc format

#238 (Jan 25, 1998)

First Library Entry To Be Recorded on the CD format

#343 (Aug 25, 2002)

First Library Entry To Use the MP3 Format

#486 (Jan 15, 2007)

Only Music Library Entry To Be Re-recorded

#38..originally recorded on May 23, 1985, it was re-recorded due to tape damage on June 28, 1997, deleting the track "Another Word" by Talk Talk

Most Used Song Title In The Music Library (12)

 

"Breathe"

Pink Floyd (#14)
Depeche Mode (#307)
Telepopmusik (#347)
Erasure (#416)
Blue Stone (#451)
Halou (#456)
Richard Butler (#459)
Bliss (#476)
Angels & Airwaves (#510)
Schiller (#526)
U2 (#567)
Atrium Carceri (#842)

these are all different songs

Forms of Media of My Music Library

Type of Media

Dates In Use

Music Library #

Cassette Tape

Sept. 24, 1982 - Jan. 18, 1998

ML #1 - ML #237

Mini-Disc

Jan.. 25, 1998 - July 28, 2002

ML #238 - ML #342

Compact Disc

Aug. 25, 2002 - Oct. 29, 2006

ML# 343 - ML #485

Digital

Dec. 25, 2006 - present

ML# 486 -

Tracks That Appeared More Than Once
Note: remixes, live or alternate versions do not apply.
The practice of recording a particular track more than once no longer exists.
All of the following tracks were intentionally used more than once except "Twilight Painter" by Tangerine Dream.
All tracks were counted separately.
..

Artist

Title

Library #

Anthony Phillips

1984-Part 1

6 .. 20

David Bowie

Ashes To Ashes

2 .. 30

Genesis

Blood On The Rooftops

2 .. 58

Jethro Tull

Clasp

3 .. 25

Vangelis

Deliverance

19 .. 25

Freur

Doot Doot

11 .. 23

Michael Garrison

Escape

6 .. 28

The Korgis

Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime

2 .. 16

Depeche Mode

Everything Counts

16 .. 31

Peter Gabriel

Games Without Frontiers

2 .. 25

Pink Floyd

Goodbye Blue Sky

19 .. 38

Talk Talk

Have You Heard The News

4 .. 19

Peter Gabriel

Humdrum

11 .. 32

Peter Gabriel

I Have The Touch

5 .. 27

Thompson Twins

Kamikaze

9 .. 27

Genesis

Keep It Dark

4 .. 27

Dire Straits

Love Over Gold

3 .. 28

Genesis

Many Too Many

1 .. 20

Genesis

Me And Sarah Jane

3 .. 62

Roxy Music

More Than This

11 .. 23

Clannad

Now Is Here

26 .. 62

Jon & Vangelis

One More Time

20 .. 30

10cc

People In Love

7 .. 24

Dire Straits

Private Investigations

1 .. 18

Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Relax

28 .. 35

Journey

Send Her My Love

21 .. 35

Jon Anderson

Song Of Search

4 .. 20

The Police

Spirits In The Material World

2 .. 16

ELO

Stranger

12 .. 30

Rush

Subdivisions

1 .. 19

Roxy Music

Take A Chance With Me

7.. 16.. 30

Pink Floyd

The Gunner's Dream

9 .. 19

Giorgio Moroder

The Myth

3 .. 19

Talk Talk

The Party's Over

4 .. 29

Clannad

Theme From Harry's Game

31 .. 55

Saga

Time's Up

7 .. 19

Roxy Music

True To Life

19 .. 29

Tangerine Dream

Twilight Painter

50 .. 53

Foreigner

Waiting For A Girl Like You

4 .. 24

Dire Straits

Why Worry

40 .. 81

ELO

Yours Truly, 2095

2 .. 81

Artist Ranking Based on Premium Tracks
The following is a ranking of my Top Artists based solely on the number of appearances on a "Premium" entry ("Best Of".."Decade".."Year-End" and "20" series). Artists are listed that have appeared at least 14 times. In case of a tie, the artist with the most overall points are shown first. Figure in far left column indicates the artists current ranking on the Top 200 artist list.

Top 200
Ranking
Premium
Ranking

Artist

Premium Tracks
1
1

Tangerine Dream

57
10
2

Patrick O'Hearn

35
2
3

Depeche Mode

34
21
4

Enya

33
24
5

Clannad

29
20
6

Peter Gabriel

28
9
7

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

27
50
8

Genesis

25
11
9

William Orbit

24
39
10

Talk Talk

24
44
11

Cocteau Twins

21
16
12

A-ha

20
6
13

Delerium

19
12
14

Yello

19
3
15

In The Nursery

18
17
16

U2

18
37
17

Pink Floyd

18
94
18

Electric Light Orchestra

17
71
19

Everything But The Girl

17
32
20

Bryan Ferry

17
27
21

Mike Oldfield

16
48
22

Vangelis

16
81
23

Dead Can Dance

15
25
24

Sarah McLachlan

15
23
25

Madonna

15
30
26

Hybrid

14
14
27

Jean-Michel Jarre

14
31
27

New Order

14
40
28

Lightning Seeds

14
90
29

This Mortal Coil

14
111
30

The Moody Blues

14
178
31

Jon & Vangelis

14

Year By Year Library Output

1982
4*
1994
21
2006
39
1983
14
1995
18
2007
28
1984
15
1996
19
2008
36
1985
11
1997
14
2009
38
1986
17
1998
17
2010
40
1987
16
1999
24
2011
41
1988
14
2000
22
2012
43
1989
12
2001
27
2013
55
1990
12
2002
24
2014
49
1991
17
2003
32
2015
46
1992
13
2004
31
2016
48
1993
19
2005
33
2017
40
*Beginning in September

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