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Date: 2011apr16
OS: Linux

Q.  Zipping up mp3 doesn't compress them much (just 2-3% in my experience)
So how can I make an compressed archive of MP3s?

A.  Using zip like this:

zip --compression-method store -r music.zip musicdir
Using tar like this:
tar cvf music.tar musicdir