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iTunes Smart Playlist: Three Plays

I’ve written before about some of the ways I use Smart Playlists in iTunes to enjoy my music more. I’ve got a large music collection with 1,463 albums containing 19,392 songs. I have a challenge keeping new music highlighted in this big pool of nearly twenty thousand songs. Today I had an idea for a Smart Playlist that I’m finding very useful.

I call the playlist Three Plays and the basic idea is that any new track added to my collection should get three plays before it gets shuffled into the general archive. The playlist works like this:

Three Plays Smart Playlist

The criteria are pretty straight forward:

I’m finding this really useful and a great playlist to just fire up when I sit down at the computer. Give it a whirl and see what you think!


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