The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #160706 Message #3812749
Posted By: Steve Gardham
04-Oct-16 - 03:48 PM
Thread Name: Digital Folk survey. Please take part!
Subject: RE: Digital Folk survey. Please take part!
When I set out collecting folk songs in the 60s all I had was a cheap Phillips portable reel-to-reel and little idea how to go about it. Where would I go to collect songs in 2016? I would strongly recommend Mudcat. Some wonderful old stuff being added to threads constantly.
I became interested in the sources of the songs soon after I started collecting/recording so I travelled around the country visiting libraries and museums looking at printed sources and manuscripts. In 2016 much (sadly not all) of this is now online. Nuff said!