Welcome to Free and Legal Downloads

Yes, it is possible to download music that is both free and legal (even by bands you've actually heard of), and we're here to show you how. It's a matter of knowing how to use the technology and knowing where to look. This is also a great place to find out about alternatives to downloading, including streaming the songs over your internet connection or signing up for a subscription service.

It's a great time to be a music-lover on a budget, since you can hear songs for free, download them cheap and create playlists customized just for you. Just a generation ago, radio stations and record collections were the way to hear music, and while we lose out on stuff like album art and quirky record stores, we can make the most of this galactic shift in the way we discover music.
Site updated August, 2009

The Glossary
A list of terms that will help you navigate the world of digital downloads.
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This friendly Songfacts forum is where you can find and discuss the best places to find free and legal music downloads.
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