In the links below are some of the
best ways to get music, movies, and books for free. Remember
peer-to-peer (P2P) or file sharing sites are only legal if you are
sharing public domain or non-copyrighted material.
note - many of these sites may be blocked during school hours - but
they should be safe for at home use. Many of these require an email
address or Facebook account to unlock the free music.
- songs on Jamendo have been made available through Creative Commons. They also have phone apps available.
- is a great place to discover new artists. They have books too!
Free Music Archive
- again, Creative Commons licenses these songs. You can see the
licensing requirements for each song/album. There's also a way to
contact the artist for additional licensing.
- a music discovery site. No account needed!
- this is the free music library on Amazon. There are 8,000 songs available for free download.
- I think you all know what this is. The paid accounts offer more choices.
- mostly instrumental and electronica. Entire albums can be downloaded.
- not free, but rather inexpensive
- if you have Amazon Prime for your house, you have a huge amount of
free music, books, and movies that are available for streaming or used
on a Kindle.
Cumberland County Library
- if you are not taking advantage of the Cumberland County Library, you are definitely missing out!