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Why can I see two identical files on a drive connected by USB and why does only one of them play?

If you copied files across using a Mac and can see two identical files, this is likely to be a situation known as Apple 'DoubleFormat' where a 2nd file containing meta-data is stored on the device.

This file doesn't necessarily make much sense on non-MacOS filesystems, but can end up on them if you bulk copy the files over. Some links:

http://hintsforums.macworld.com/showthread.php?t=114972

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-10329972-263.html

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