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Top 6 Free and Legal Music Download Sites

Discover new talent by dowloading free and legal MP3s

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There is a mass of free music on the Internet that is produced by artists just waiting to be discovered. Most of this music is usually covered by the creative commons license which allows you to listen, copy, share, or burn the tracks to CD. Here is an essential selection that will give you access to literally thousands of tracks for free.

1. Jamendo

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Jamendo hosts over 7,000 albums for you to download for free. You have the opportunity to review, share and even make a donation to the artist if you like what you hear.

2. SoundClick

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SoundClick, which has been live since 1997, has over 2 million full-length tracks available; many for free download. Streaming audio is also used for free videos and radio stations.

3. BeSonic

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Once you have registered for free, you will be able to gain access to over 12,000 songs to download or listen to via streaming audio. As with most music websites, there is a search tool which you can use to quickly find the music that interests you. BeSonic also has music charts for you to consult so you can quickly see what's popular in your chosen genre.

4. PureVolume

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A smart and user friendly site that contains music from more than 400,000 artists to listen to for free. A search tool is available for your convenience along with a facility to browse through their catalog of artists if you prefer. They have a charts system showing you what's popular and regularly feature artists.

5. ArtistServer

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A social media website that hosts over 8000 free and legal songs.This social media service also provides free MP3 ringtones, photos, blogs, and a place to talk via its forums.

6. Audio Archive

Audio Archive is an audio and MP3 library that hosts over 100,000 free digital files. A range of different subjects are available, including news and public affairs, radio shows, book and poetry readings and live music recordings.

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