I love music, and i wish i could listen to it all the time. But i have one major problem... I'm super active and end up being really rough on all my stuff, even though i try my best to keep them out of harms way.
I had an old Coby but it started dying randomly, and the latte that i got to replace it died in a month. So far the only thing that hasn't died on me is a tank cd player i bought at a thrift store, but lugging around the player and cds is really weighing down my backpack (not to mention taking up a lot of space).
I can be death on touch screens and touch buttons, but i'm not very picky with sound quality... (honestly as long as there are no pauses and crackling i can't tell the difference)
To sum it up: Very durable, long lasting battery (prefered waterproof/resistant) mp3