Anybody here ever use archive.org for free downloads of public domain music?

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  1. Diogenes1

    Diogenes1 VIP Extreme Gold

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    Besides all the Grateful Dead shows that are available, there is a core collective of people that have digitized their old vinyl and uploaded it for people to download.

    I just got fantastic early jazz and blues taken from old 78 rpm records.

    I also got a shitload of pdf books for my iPad, most of which was scanned from all of the major libraries.

    I am sure there must be tons more I haven't seen as of yet.
     
  2. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    i used to go there all the time. great library, virtually all in lossless format. :cheer:
     
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    nope
     
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    they have the only Dead show i ever attended

    :guitar:
     
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    Good find. Never been there.
     
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    how much shit does it upload onto my C drive?
     
  7. Diogenes1

    Diogenes1 VIP Extreme Gold

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    you mean download?
     
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    Thanks for the thread. I haven't been to that site in a long time and forgot about it. Just watched an episode of "Buffalo Bill, Jr" there, a 1950's Western. It was fun to watch.
     
  9. Diogenes1

    Diogenes1 VIP Extreme Gold

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    awesome! It is such a great resource. It pisses me off when these other sites charge people for access to public domain information that should be available to everybody, especially students and scholars, for research.
     
  10. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    no, I meant upload.
     
  11. Diogenes1

    Diogenes1 VIP Extreme Gold

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    I dont understand then . . . a remote server doesnt "upload" to your site if you are the one prompting it to send you bytes of information.
     
  12. k4D3t

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    tons of awesome OTR on there too