About This Site

Our musical heritage is our culture.
The Past should be appreciated, not neglected.
These artists are so unique, they should never be forgotten.
This site is designed for your musical edification.
This site can not grant any commercial uses of this material.

Thanks and Welcome

Thanks for visiting our site. This is the result of hours of music love, and hard work by myself, Lou Parmelee, Eric Din and Dan Della Ripa. We listened to thousands of songs and posted the ones we thought were worthy of hosting.

This site wouldn’t be possible without Archive.org. If you follow that link and do a search at the Internet Archive, you’ll find downloadable files in mp3 and various other formats, for most of the music you may discover on this site.

About this music

Works that are “publicly available” in the context of intellectual property law:

They are intangible to private ownership.

They are available for use by members of the public.

The songs posted here are from our past. Thanks to the most modern technology you can learn about this wonderful music.

I hope by posting these music treasures, their magic will be kept alive.

Their individualism and creativity should be recognized and appreciated, rather than lost to time.

This site in no way grants or purports to grant any license in the material that is made available only for your edification.

All the material posted on the site is considered “with artist permission.”

Please contact the artist or the artist representatives for any further information.

Matthew King Kaufman

Publicdomain4u.com is providing access to this music for educational purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of music. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use any music on the site.


din-profile-cactus-100This site is curated by Uptones founder and East Bay musician Eric Din. It reflects his sensibilities and the music he’s helped make during his lifetime. Besides the great music Eric has on his site, you’ll find insights from a devoted music maker.


Joel-Selvin-100pxA tremendous resource of San Francisco musical history, this site is hosted by renown author and former beat writer and columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, Joel Selvin. Excepts from his many books, links to his Chronicle stories and podcasts of his radio show “Selvin on the City” are all on this wonderful music site.


Son-Of-Pete-label-100pxThis site is a blog about music from the perspective of independent record company founder and hit producer, Matthew King Kaufman. Matthew has made scores of significant recordings as the record producer for Beserkley Records, which had international hit recordings with Jonathan Richman and Greg Kihn.


pss-les-pauls-100Lou Parmelee, ultimate guitar roadie and tech wizard, has created the complete guitar and guitar accessory web site. His mission is simple: to bring you the most comprehensive guitar resource on the web. It is!