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The Library of Congress New National Jukebox

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Here’s a site where you can listen to music without worrying about the RIAA suing you for copyright infringement :-)

Listen to all of the Historical Recordings that have been filed with the Library of Congress for more than 100 years.  The National Jukebox makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.

How’d They Do That?

It took a lot of work to go from a 78 rpm disc to a digital recording that can be played online. Find out what was involved in creating the National Jukebox

Links to more historical digital recordings and information

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