Folk Music Links

Skip to my Lou

http://www.balladofamerica.com/music/lyrics/volume%202/pickabaleofcotton.htm  

http://www.ibiblio.org/jimmy/folkden-wp/?p=7102  

http://www.reveries.com/folkden/skip_to_my_lou.html  

http://www.answers.com/topic/skip-to-my-lou-1  

http://alabamafolklife.org/bullfrog/SongsandIndex.html  

http://makingmusicfun.net/htm/f_mmf_music_library_songbook/skip-to-my-lou-history-and-lyrics.htm  

 

Blue Tail Fly

http://www.balladofamerica.com/music/lyrics/volume%202/pickabaleofcotton.htm

http://www.answers.com/topic/blue-tail-fly  

http://bussongs.com/songs/jimmy_crack_corn_blue_tail_fly.php      

http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=146  

http://www.songwritershalloffame.org/exhibits/C196  

http://whatscookingamerica.net/History/GritsHistory.htm

Buffalo Gals

http://www.balladofamerica.com/music/lyrics/volume%202/pickabaleofcotton.htm  

http://www.barrypopik.com/index.php/new_york_city/entry/bowery_gals_1853/  

http://www.historicalfolktoys.com/catcont/95104.html  

http://www.zmag.org/znet/viewArticle/3855  

 

John Brown's Body

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/brown/sfeature/song.html

http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/parton/2/jbrown.html

http://www.contemplator.com/america/johnbrown.html

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/search?query=subject:%22United%20States--Civil%20War--Songs%20and%20music%22&view=thumbnail  

http://www.ibiblio.org/jimmy/folkden-wp/?m=200111

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/lyrical/songs/john_brown.html  

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/brown/sfeature/song.html  

http://www.contemplator.com/america/johnbrown.html  

http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/johnbrown/brownbody.html  

http://memory.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.100010493/default.html  

http://www.folkarchive.de/battle.html  

 

MTA

http://www.folkstreams.net/filmmaker,80

  http://www.loc.gov/folklife/lomax/

http://www.mbta.com/about_the_mbta/history/?id=19582

http://www.filbert.com/pvfs/artists/JacquelineSteiner/default.htm

http://www.answers.com/topic/bess-lomax-hawes

http://www.rhapsody.com/thekingstontrio

http://dnc2004.tripod.com/id23.html

http://www.ingeb.org/songs/letmetel.html

http://folkmusicarchives.org/weavers.htm

http://www.celebrateboston.com/mbta/folklore/folklorecharlie.htm

http://www.mit.edu/~jdreed/t/charlie.html

http://dnc2004.tripod.com/id23.html

http://www.answers.com/topic/bess-lomax-hawes    

 

Cindy  

http://www.reveries.com/folkden/cindy.html    

http://www.answers.com/topic/cindy-folk-song

http://www.reveries.com/folkden/cindy.html  

http://web.ukonline.co.uk/pdcmusic/cindy-video.html#history

http://www.ibiblio.org/jimmy/folkden-wp/?p=7024  

http://www.metrolyrics.com/cindy-cindy-lyrics-elvis-presley.html  

http://www.ancient-rome.info/Cindy_(folk_song)  

http://web.ukonline.co.uk/pdcmusic/cindy-video.html#history  

http://www.ceolas.org/cgi-bin/ht2/ht2-fc2/file=/tunes/fc2/fc.html&style=&refer=&abstract=&ftpstyle=&grab=&linemode=&max=250?Cindy  

 

http://www.paulcastlemusic.com/cindy-video.html

Buffalo Gals   

http://www.eldrbarryet/vbs/6/ctrydanc.htm

http://www.contemplator.com/america/buffgals.html  

http://www.answers.com/topic/buffalo-gals-2  

http://www.pdmusic.org/minstrel.html  

 

Home on the Range

http://www.songsforteaching.com/philrosenthal/homeontherange.htm  

http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/patc/homeontherange/  

http://www.50states.com/songs/kansas.htm  

http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Kansas/kansasstatesong.html  

 

Tom Dooley  

http://kingstontrioplace.com/tdooleydoc.htm

http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/parton/2/dooley.html

http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/tamborine/175/articles/DrTomDooley/LivesOfTomDooley.htm

http://ezfolk.com/audio/

http://www.ajc.com/services/content/travel/southeast/nc_stories/2006/09/12/0913dooley.html?cxtype=rss&cxsvc=7&cxcat=23

http://homepage.mac.com/deaconjoe/ElvisEra/1958/1958TomDooley.html

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1080167

http://www.oldtownschool.org/resourcecenter/songnotes_TU.html

http://www.unctv.org/folkways/TomDula/thesong/index.html

http://www.historicalfolktoys.com/catcont/95104.html  

http://www.unctv.org/folkways/TomDula/thesong/  

http://www.kingstontrioplace.com/tdooleydoc.htm  

http://www.suite101.com/content/the-true-story-of-tom-dooley-a76179  

http://www.dailyyonder.com/tom-dula-murder-sold-10-000-guitars  

http://www.main.nc.us/graham/mcclung/Dooley%20Legend.html  

http://www.newrivernotes.com/nc/wilkes.htm  

http://www.reveries.com/folkden/smokey.html  

http://www.songsforteaching.com/philrosenthal/homeontherange.htm

 

Other Possible Sites  

http://www.pbs.org/americanrootsmusic/pbs_arm_es_commercial.html#3

http://www.pbs.org/americanrootsmusic/pbs_arm_es_commercial.html

http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/music-1.html - Kingwood College Library  

http://www.pbs.org/americanrootsmusic/pbs_arm_eternal_songs.html - PBS Eternal Songs  

http://www.loc.gov/folklife/ - Library of Congress Folk Life site  

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afccchtml/cowhome.html - Library of Congress - California Gold  

http://www.contemplator.com/folk.html - Lesley Nelson-Burns site for folk music    

http://www.folkways.si.edu/index.html - Smithsonian Folkway Recordings  

http://www.npr.org - National Public Radio  

http://www.lib.washington.edu/music/world.html - University of Washington Libraries   

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/lyrical/ - Library of Congress Lyrical Legacy  

http://memory.loc.gov/learn/community/cc_music.php   - The Learning Page - Music in America  

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amsshtml/amsshome.html   - American Singing/19th Century Song Sheets, Library of Congress    

 

 

More Sites for Play Party Songs

http://www.eldrbarry.net/vbs/6/ctrydanc.htm

http://www.advance.uconn.edu/2006/061009/06100909.htm

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tsme.html

http://www.kshs.org/ - Search Play Party songs  

http://www.kancoll.org/khq/1938/38_3_hull.htm

 

Additional Sites to visit

http://www.wku.edu/~smithch/essays/FOLK111.htm - 101 of the Greatest Acts of Anglo-American Folk Music Tradition

http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/NCFR/folksongs.html - 84 different folk songs sung by famous folk artists and you can probably hear your song!!

http://accelerateu.org/resourceguides/arts/Aindex.htm - Want to know what kind of folk song your folk song really is?

http://alabamafolklife.org/bullfrog/SongsandIndex.html - Lots of good history on songs check for your song if it has multiple titles

http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/music-1.html  

http://www.eldrbarry.net/vbs/6/ctrydanc.htm    

http://www.americanfolklore.net/american-folksongs.html

http://www.freewebs.com/sbochmann/Appalachian%20song%20list%20and%20lyrics3.pdf

http://www.alabamafolklife.org/bullfrog/Bullfrogtext.html

http://www.oldtownschool.org/resourcecenter/songnotes_S.html

http://www.heinleinsociety.org/concordance/real/s_real.htm    

http://www.eldrbarry.net/vbs/6/ctrydanc.htm

http://www.advance.uconn.edu/2006/061009/06100909.htm

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tsme.html  

http://www.eldrbarry.net/vbs/6/ctrydanc.htm    

http://www.americanfolklore.net/american-folksongs.html

http://www.freewebs.com/sbochmann/Appalachian%20song%20list%20and%20lyrics3.pdf

http://www.alabamafolklife.org/bullfrog/Bullfrogtext.html

http://www.oldtownschool.org/resourcecenter/songnotes_S.html

http://www.heinleinsociety.org/concordance/real/s_real.htm    

http://www.eldrbarry.net/vbs/6/ctrydanc.htm

http://www.advance.uconn.edu/2006/061009/06100909.htm

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tsme.html

http://web.ukonline.co.uk/pdcmusic/cindy-video.html#history  

http://www.ceolas.org/cgi-bin/ht2/ht2-fc2/file=/tunes/fc2/fc.html&style=&refer=&abstract=&ftpstyle=&grab=&linemode=&max=250?Cindy

 

http://www.paulcastlemusic.com/cindy-video.html