Then I drop them into Windows Media Player, make a Burn List, and burn them to CD. It has to do lots of analysis, but eventually burns the CD. I eject the CD, and admire the new grooves.
I insert the CD, and iTunes pops up. And iTunes displays this:
What the hey?! All that information is correct! How did it know? Did Windows Media Player try to match my nasty analog capture to a database of audio fingerprints? That's pretty accurate! Does that mean I can buy my music somewhere? I'd love to! I didn't think it could be had!