The moral of the story is: don't be lazy and use an already existing AOL screenname to purchase your music on iTunes. Put in the extra two minutes and create an Apple ID.
And because it is payday today, I decided to treat myself:
It was $12.00 (which of course turned into 18 with tax and shipping) at Walmart.com. But it's worth it - anything that gets things off the floor in my room is well worth the money. Right now my shoes are in a laundry basket, so...yeah.
Though there is another Toni Balmer in London - we've messaged each other on Facebook a few times.