I concur with the mp3.com recommendation. I've got a lot of real great music from them. They are mostly unknown artists and bands, but a lot of them are just tremendous.
In addition to to the free downloads, you can also buy the CDs from them at a very reasonable price. Being unknowns, they don't just stick one good song on the CD and the rest are filler. They are all good. Actually, the majority of the CDs that I have purchased in the last several years have been from MP3.com
Number of burners bought in 2003: 3