Here comes some links to interesting sites on the web. Links to tablatures, lyrics, chords. Some films and various other stuff. Mostly for people who are interested in Old Time, Bluegrass, and folksongs, and who plays mainly guitar, mandolin, banjo, harmonica and fiddle.
Dansk Amerikansk Folkemusik Forening
Take a look at the Danish American Folkmusic Society.
OLD TIME MUSIC FORUM (EUROPE)
A new discussion forum for old time music enthusiasts in Europe.
A great place if you play mandolin. There's a lot af tablatures, and a lot of free downloadable mp3's.
If you are beginning to learn to play the bluegrass guitar. This might be a place to visit. There are some classic bluegrass solos in tablature, but not only that. If you download a little free program you can play the melody in midi, so you can get familiar with the tune. A little cursor, shows you where you are in the tablature, and you can turn the speed up and down without changing the pitch, which can be very helpfull when practicing.
LOADS OF LYRICS
This site is loaded with hundreds and hundreds of lyrics to old songs.
If you know a melody, but don't know the lyrics. You can probably find it here.
CHORDS FOR GUITAR
Here you can find guitar chords for a lot of folktunes.
OLD TIME MUSIC FROM THE 20'TH AND 30'TH.
Here you can listen to, and download a carload og old time music.
ACOUSTIC DISC 100% HANDMADE
This is a link to the recordlabel established by the faboulos mandolin player, David Grisman, who have made a tremendous job, nursing the acoustic music.
OLD-TIME MUSIC ON THE WEB
The homepage of the late, great fiddle- and banjoplayer. A lot of interesting stuff.
CLAWHAMMER TABS & INSTRUCTION PAGE
THE BANJO PROJECT
See and listen to some banjoplayers. Quicktime required. Try to listen to Taj Mahal.
OLD CAJUN MUSIC
Lots and lots of free mp3'th with old cajun music.
LEROY TROY & THE TENNESSEE MAFIA JUG BAND
A very entertaining video. Scroll about 20 minutes into the concert and watch Leroy juggle with the banjo, as he play along.
Another video with a great old time band.
A 50 minutes documentary about the Appalachian mountain music tradition.
A documentary about cajun music and the history behind it.
A TRADITIONAL MUSIC LIBRARY
About 4000 songs, with sheet music, tabs for guitar and mandolin and midi files.
SUGAR IN THE GOURD
Around the clock streaming Old Time Music radio.
DIGITAL LIBRARY OF APPALACHIA
Essays and a lot of downloadable music.
THE ROOTS MUSIC LISTENING ROOM
Lots of mp3's. Old 78 records and others. Old time, old country, blues, Irish dance tunes, jazz etc. Download for free, but: General Rules - Out of consideration for others, please only download/listen to about 25-30 songs in one day.
UNC TV FOLKWAYS DOCUMENTARIES
Documentary videos from North Carolina. All about traditional music, folk art, pottery and other crafts. Can be highly recommended. Recuires RealPlayer.
More to come!