What's the makeup of your collection?

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Matthew
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What's the makeup of your collection?

#1 Post by Matthew » Mon Feb 23, 2004 7:41 pm

My (small, but growing) collection consists approximately of:

75% - Pre-WWII large band
15% - Pre-WWII small groups
5% - 1920s-1930s large band or small groups
2% - Post-WWII large band or small groups
2% - Blues (all types/time-periods)
1% - Other (remixes, weird stuff).

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#2 Post by Spuds » Mon Feb 23, 2004 8:32 pm

Damn, how do I run my music through Excel? :)

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#3 Post by Nate Dogg » Mon Feb 23, 2004 11:31 pm

Are you including your entire collection or just the portion that you consider part of your swing dj book?

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#4 Post by Roy » Tue Feb 24, 2004 7:15 am

80% good stuff
20% crap

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#5 Post by Roy » Tue Feb 24, 2004 7:19 am

40% Post ww2, small bands
18% 1938-45 big and small bands
15% post ww2 big band
14% Blues
8% 1928-38 big band
3% Jump blues
1% lounge
1% Neo

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#6 Post by Roy » Tue Feb 24, 2004 7:20 am

50% Instrumentals
30% women vocalist
20% male vocalist

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#7 Post by Roy » Tue Feb 24, 2004 7:21 am

90% have a piano
10% do not

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#8 Post by gatorgal » Tue Feb 24, 2004 8:16 am

Roy, you slay me. :)

How about "100% of stuff I've collected over the years". I honestly don't have the stamina to catalog everything like that. I just happy to remember what I have.

Tina 8)
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#9 Post by Yakov » Tue Feb 24, 2004 5:20 pm

40% pre-ww2
30% during ww2
30% after ww2

10% okey dokey
25% still legal, despite certain parties
65% no one's gone to jail yet

OR:
50% of my total CD collection

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#10 Post by KevinSchaper » Tue Feb 24, 2004 6:14 pm

in what I carry:

34% swing era
66% not swing era

(more or less 100 & 200 respectively)

in general:

.00125% Lorne Greene
.99875% Non-Lorne Greene

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#11 Post by lindyholic » Tue Feb 24, 2004 10:55 pm

95% 1947 and earlier.
5% post-1947.

Harrison
www.lindyhopper.ca, Canada's Swing Site.

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#12 Post by djstarr » Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:48 pm

funny....

40% swing era
25% post swing era
20% hot jazz
10% blues
5% misc (soul, pop)

.001 % songs with Randy Travis

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#13 Post by Soupbone » Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:05 pm

Totally guesstimating here...

35-40% hot jazz
30-35% swing era
25% groove, jump blues or post-swing era jazz and big band
5% western swing, rockabilly, doo wop, 50s rock-n-roll
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#14 Post by mousethief » Fri Feb 27, 2004 8:52 am

Jesus. 50/50 I don't know.

Now, my make-out collection, that's something else. I (used to) keep that in my wallet.

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#15 Post by Moonmist » Fri Feb 27, 2004 3:06 pm

60% stuff I love
20% stuff I like
20% just stuff

10% and growing great dancing music from soundtracks.
30% of discount bin that people don't appreciate
40% gem from close out sales
20% paid full price

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