Lyrics and Tablature
- Digital Traditions: by Erich Rickheit mirrors the Mudcat Digital Traditions Database in a format that is easier to search. Incredible compendium of song lyrics with tunes if he has them.
- Scroll down a bit on this Mudcat Page to see Joe’s list of other digital databases for Folk Music.
- Gunther Anderson‘s: Singing Resource (with chords for most songs)
- SONGS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD, IN MEMORIAM Jim Roe on Folklife site http://www.nwfolklife.org/festival2016/cultural-focus/songs-that-changed-the-world/
- Not sure who runs this one (JS Ward – whoever that is) but it is a great resource for Sea Shanties. http://www.jsward.com/shanty/
- Another good one for Sea Shanties is: http://shanty.rendance.org/lyrics/shanties.php
- Jane also has a great list of other resources and indexes.
- Martin Dardis had a wonderful site of songs with guitar chords, and in most cases he has either a video or a recording of the song. It is called Irish Songs with Guitar Chords by Martic Dardis, but the first song I found on there was by Eric Bogle – who lives in Australia.
- Stewart Hendrickson (Seattle) wonderful site of Lyrics and recordings
- SongRamp – Songwriter’s Community
- Alan Lomax collection online over 17,400 recordings from this notable song catcher
- Traditional Music Library – UK: http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/
- Earth Song Collection ; http://www.planetpatriot.net/earth_songs.html
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This is not a complete list. Please leave a note in the comments section of other resources you find and we will update the list. Thank you!