About the dual - I installed one OS, detached the drive, installed the second on the second drive, reattached the drive and I pick drives from the mobo menu by hitting ESC when it is booting.
Well yes, you CAN do it that way :-) There are more elegent methods.
BOOT.INI has gone in Windows 7, but there are other ways to get the same functionality.
You don't have to write songs. The world doesn't want you to write songs. It would probably prefer it if you didn't. So write songs if you want to. Otherwise, dont. Go fishing instead.