You people are freakin' droids.
ROFL - magnificent epithet! Bravo! Must save this for future use - thanks GDU :)
Another iPod user here - a Nano. No complaints. I saw some other brands that were a bit cheaper but I hadn't done my research and went with what I knew.
I don't use iTunes, though, because it seems to cause conflicts on my PC. I manage the files with Winamp instead but I suspect the iTunes interface would be more intuitive for this purpose.