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CC Mixter
“You Already Have Permission With Attribution…”
Free Play Music
Download Lyric-Free production music for non-commercial, non-webcasting personal and educational uses.
Find music, audio and sounds released under an open source license. "This means you are free (and encouraged) to download works, make copies, share them, include them in other works, remix and rearrange them, and even sell them. The Attribution-ShareAlike license requires that you attribute the works to their original authors/musicians (attribution), and that any derivative works (anything you make using the sound files) be licensed under the same license (share alike)."
Free Classic Music
Download or stream classic music in the public domain.
Free Music for Schools from Smart Sound
"Free Music for Schools" web page that lets students and teachers customize and download music right from SmartSound web site.
SmartSound for noncommercial YouTube videos
"This music is licensed for non-commercial use ONLY in YouTube videos. For music for commercial use visit the SmartSound royalty free music library."
Free Public Domain Music
"About the Public Domain: The Public Domain is a category of intellectual property where absolutely no rights are asserted." MP3 format
Free Classic Radio Shows
Download or stream classic radio shows in the public domain.
88 public domain songs from the 30's and 40's (I'm guessing!)
Download popular culture songs in MIDI format. SFX, ambience, famous lines, and music. All available to download for personal use. Others in WAV format.
Partners in Rhyme
Free MIDI Music downloads, free music loops, free midi files, free sound effects (including public domain sound effects).
The Free Site
A directory for free music MP3 downloads.
Free for personal and not-for-profit uses.
Library Of Congress
List of Music collections in their "Arts & Culture" section.

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