iTunes reorganization Playlist

10.11 - iTunes running OSX.  I have 5 iPod Classics, so I would like to manage my music I thought I, but APPLE guard futzing with iTunes, adding some functions/features of programmers think are cool or improvements and then they take a useful feature that should have been left alone.

In the past, I could rearrange my playlists to change until I hear in the car or the yard, the boombox that I built, etc.  What I did was click on the left column of my music and the songs would be ordered again when I clicked.  When I clicked again songs would return by default of the sequence of the artist and when I clicked again that the songs would be in a different order.

Now the sort order is determined by the kind ∨ right option.  First of all, there is no option in the menu drop-down manually manage downwards and I sort by: order Playlist because it is no good randomization option.  If I click on the left column in the playlist all that this is toggle between frozen and artist Playlist levels.  Thus, the possibility of any type to rearrange the song is lost unless I choose another option from the sort by drop.

This is not satisfactory and has lost another function unless there is a solution!

Just to clarify, a particular playlist (Smart) for illustration is 4405 songs so I do not wish to move songs because it's a lot of work.  The loss of function means that I can no longer reorder my playlists after each sync to get a much different sequence every time.  In addition, with 5 iPods, I don't want the same order on each of them.

Am I stuck with the functions I described here?

Edit - first paragraph "left column of my Playlist.

I believe he has also worked for my music but do not remember.

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