In the Music menu you'll find a one-stop shopping center for your iPod's audio-related options, including tunes, audio books, and podcasts.
Cover Flow. A feature so cool, it gets its own page, over there on the right. (Only the Classic menu actually lists this item, as the Nano has its own shortcut to it.)
Genius. Instructions on how to use your iPod's very own mixmaster. Chapter 6 explains the genius of Genius in greater detail.
Playlists. A playlist is a customized list of songs you create. Chapter 6 has loads more info on creating playlists.
Artists. This menu groups every tune by the performer's name.
Albums. Your music, grouped by album.
Songs. All the songs on your iPod, listed alphabetically.
Genres. Your music, sorted by type: rock, rap, country, and so on.
Composers. Your music, grouped by songwriter.
Audiobooks. Your iPod's spoken-word content.
Search. When you have a ton of tunes and don't feel like scrolling through your collection, use the Search function to scroll-and-click the first few letters using a tiny onscreen keyboard. Songs that match pop up in their own list.
Even without using the Search function, the Music menu's sub-menus make it easy to find specific music. For example, to see a list of all songs on your iPod sorted by artist, select Artists from the Music menu. The next screen presents you with an alphabetical list of bands and singers.