Here are some of those threads:
Help - Making CDs
Analog to Digital Music
Tech - How to Burn a CD from a MP3 file
Digitizing a dodgy tape!
Oh yes, depending on age/quality of the original material, you MIGHT also want software to clean up the original material before re-recording it onto the CD. Remember, GIGO (Garbage IN Garbage OUT). Originally a term dealing with computers, you will find it applies to almost all facets of life.