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Free CD Distribution To Libraries, Schools And Colleges

Attorney General Bill Lockyer announced more than 1,200 California library districts, school districts, colleges and universities have started receiving 665,000 free compact discs valued at $9 million from the settlement of a price-fixing lawsuit that also provided consumers $67.4 million in refunds.

Lockyer says music adds great value to our lives, and these CD´s will substantially benefit the children, students, and communities.

The CD´s encompass a wide variety of genres, including pop, hip-hop, rock, jazz, blues, county, Latin, classical, children´s songs and show tunes.

Nationwide, the settlement required the defendants to distribute 5.6 million free CD´s valued at about $77 million.