450,000 Deleted MySpace Tracks Saved, Including Early Katy Perry, Danny Glover
After learning last month that MySpace had "lost" millions of tracks and photos uploaded before 2016 in a data transfer, collectors went into action. Now an archive of 450,000 form MySpace have found a new home within the Internet Archives.
Called the MySpace Music Dragon Hoard, the 450,000 songs include early work from now-famous artists including Donald Glover and Katy Perry.
ANNOUNCING THE MYSPACE MUSIC DRAGON HOARD, a 450,000 song collection of mp3s from 2008-2010 on MySpace, gathered before they were all "deleted" by mistake. https://t.co/oIunuHF7wc includes a link to a special custom search and play mechanism that lets you search and play songs. pic.twitter.com/aGkFPDBN7r
— Jason Scott (@textfiles) April 4, 2019