By now most of you, like me, have had Apple Music downloaded on your iPhone, with the latest iOS update. Pretty presumptuous of Apple to just stick it on our phones, don’t you think? Personally I would have preferred to have been asked first. Turns out, Apple not only wants us to buy its phones, but they also want us to pay for streaming music content as well. Just to sample Apple Music during the three-month trial period, you have to select and agree to a payment plan (either individual for $9.99 a month or family for $12.99) that kicks in after the trial period ends.
I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am not willing to pay $120 a year to listen to streaming music. (Okay, okay, $119.88.) Fortunately, we don’t have to pay anything. There are a number of good free options available. The purpose of this post is to share my notes on the free music streaming sites and, I hope, to encourage others to share their own notes with me and others as well.
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