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Carolan - Celtic harp http://www.contemplator.com/carolan/index.html Composers
Music of the Irish harpist, Turlough O'Carolan. Midi, some gif files, and lots of information.

Repose http://www.repose.mu Composers
Repose is Chill electronica music textures and ambiences; evolving mellow mood induced instrumental music by Jason Greenberg and various collaborators.

Stephen Foster Pages - University of Pittsburgh http://www.pitt.edu/~amerimus/foster.htm Composers
The Center for American Music is the principal repository for all materials pertaining to American composer Stephen Collins Foster (1826-1864), considered by many to be America's first professional composer.

http://www.CuteDogMusic.com/ Folk Musicians
Rick Davis at Cute Dog Music is an award winning Hammered Dulcimer player, composer and teacher located in Chattanooga, TN. Rick performs on Hammered Dulcimer, teaches workshops on Hammered Dulcimer, and is producing a documentary on the Hammered Dulcimer in Co. Antrim, No. Ireland.

Harvey Andrews http://www.harveyandrews.com/ Folk Musicians
English songwriter for 40 years. 14 albums.

?Long Hellos?Short Goodbyes? A tribute to John Wright. http://www.johnwrightmusic.co.uk Folk Musicians
Celebration of the life and music of the much-missed international singer John Wright, who died in 2008.

A Walk Around Britain http://www.awalkaroundbritain.com Folk Musicians
Walking and singing our way around the British Isles, we are discovering our land, her people and traditions. Our names are Ed and Will, and what we find on our journey, you may find on this Website.

Acoustic Rotheram - Hiring Fair http://www.myspace.com/acousticrotherham Folk Musicians
The idea of the Acoustic Rotherham Hiring Fair is to give local talent a chance to showcase their talent, to an audience of fellow musicians and hopefully some of the people that matter, e.g. the good folks who make the bookings at various venues.

Across the Sea Irish Band http://www3.telus.net/acrossthesea Folk Musicians
The homepage of the Across the Sea Irish Youth Band, that performs in and around Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Amy Speace: Singer, Songwriter, Urban Muse http://www.amyspeace.com Folk Musicians
She is a member of the New York City based singer-songwriting collective UrbanMuse NYC. After leaving Edith O. she now has a successful launched solo career. She's an amazing storyteller.

Andy Irvine http://www.andyirvine.com/ Folk Musicians
One of the best loved and respected singers on the Irish music scene. A founding member of Planxty, Sweeney's Men, Patrick Street, Mozaik and a string of solo recordings.

Andy M. Stewart http://www.andymstewart.com/ Folk Musicians
This is the new website for Andy M. Stewart, the former lead singer for SILLY WIZARD. Now sings on his own or with Jerry O'Beirne. The address listed before for AMS is no longer available.

Barbara Dane http://www.barbaradane.net/HOME.html Folk Musicians
My website includes biographical material and press (past and present) as well as an ongoing series of open letters detailing recent experiences. It also includes a link to a very extensive discography.

Beltaine Music - Celtic & traditional music in Oregon http://www.beltainemusic.com Folk Musicians
Beltaine is a trio of musicians that performs Celtic and traditional music in Portland, Oregon. Our instruments include; hammered dulcimer, guitar, flute, mountain dulcimer, bass box, and percussion.

Bethany Yarrow http://www.bethanyyarrow.com Folk Musicians
This is the website of Bethany Yarrow. She's performing together with her father, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary, while also persuing her own musical projects. Her songs are both in English and Spanish and have a great mix of old and new.

bigal whittle http://bigalwhittle.co.uk/ Folk Musicians
songwriter guitarist singer

Bob Webb Music (Cheshire, England) http://www.bobwebbmusic.co.uk Folk Musicians
The official site for Bob Webb Music, Lost In The Mist, Bak A Gen and Spyder. Also links to the Salt Town Poets.

Bobby Manriquez http://www.bobbymanriquez.com Folk Musicians
Guitar slinger for an array of artists from E-Street Band's NILS LOFGREN to soul legend WILSON PICKETT,now solo artist BOBBY MANRIQUEZ has "another shade of blue(s)."

Brian ” hUiginn http://www.brohig.com Folk Musicians
Site of an eclectic mix of contemporary arrangement and new compositions, both songs and instrumentals. Brian ” hUiginn is an uilleann piper and whistle player from Dublin. He has performed extensively in Ireland and abroad, both with traditional and contemporary bands and as a solo performer.

Cape Ann Folksingers http://www.daisynell.com Folk Musicians
Daisy Nell and Capt. Stan's music takes you from Cape Ann to Cape Horn through traditional and contemporary songs.

CatAlbum.com http://CatAlbum.com Folk Musicians
The official website for "The Cat Album" by me- Doug Newman, which is twenty-threee songs about my cat, all acoustic. You can also check it out at CDbaby.com/dougnewman.

Cisco Houston http://www.ciscohouston.com/ Folk Musicians
Photos, biography, discography, and lyrics.

Connie Dover pages http://www.conniedover.com Folk Musicians
Have noticed that some of you have heard Connie Dover. Thought you might be interested in her web address. She hails from the Kansas City area, Weston, MO, to be exact, and she's a wonderful Celtic singer.

Crane Driver and Sussex Carole http://www.cranedrivinmusic.com Folk Musicians
Andrew "Crane Driver" McKay and "Sussex" Carole Etherton - songs in the traditional style, some self-penned.

D'Arcy Wickham http://www.darcywickham.com Folk Musicians
This web site features bio info,mp3's of the new CD "DUST AND LONELINESS" and upcoming gigs.There is also info on D'Arcy's extensive guitar courses taught at RING MUSIC in Toronto

Dan O'Connell - Original Music http://www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=883990 Folk Musicians
Just a link to some of the songs I wrote

Danny Cowan Group (Dogtrax Records) http://www.dannycowangroup.com Folk Musicians
Home base of the Danny Cowan Group and DOGTRAX RECORDS located in San Antonio, Tx. Read bio material and order the full digital audio version of our CD: "Drivin' Back To Texas" (D.T.R. 2000)
MP3 sample recordings here (click)

Dave Molloy http://www.davemolloy.org Folk Musicians
Daves website with tracks from the CD WANTED Photies and contact details

Debra Cowan http://www.DebraCowan.com Folk Musicians
A wee spot on the Web that I call my own. You can find out who I am, what I do, and where I am. Cheers!

Delta Echoes http://www.DeltaEchoes.co.uk Folk Musicians
A duo which plays authentic, acoustic, jug band, hot Hawaiian and Delta blues music from the 1920s and ?30s and features some of Britain's best resonator slide playing

Derek Swain http://www.myspace.com/derekswain Folk Musicians
Canadian singer songwriter. Pages contain music and lyrics, and plenty of other interesting things

Devils Fire Barn Dance and Hoe Down bands http://www.barn-dance-bands.co.uk Folk Musicians
Devils Fire Barn Dance and Hoe Down band based in the North West of England. Specialising in Corporate Events, Parties and Wedding Receptions

Diane Ippel - Hammered Dulcimer, Autoharp, Vocals, Photography, Beaded Jewelry http://www.dianeippel.com Folk Musicians
Diane performs on Hammered Dulcimer, Autoharp, Guitar and Vocals. Based in Morris, Illinois, Diane is a wonderful musician with a sensitive touch... Has recently released her first CD - Bank of Flowers. CD is all instrumental - American and British Isles traditional music plus 2 of her own compositions. The CD also contains a beautiful fold-out poster featuring a selection of Diane's flower photographs along with the liner notes. Diane was the original founder and coordinator for many years of the Gebhard Woods Dulcimer Festival held in June each year in Morris.

Dr. Chordate Sings http://www.tranquility.net/~scimusic/ Folk Musicians
Music, Magic, Mirth, and more!!!!
The Science Songwriter's Association serves to provide support to those who believe that songs/humor are good teaching tools

Duncan McFarlane http://www.duncanmcfarlane.co.uk Folk Musicians
Folksinger/songwriter - in traditional idiom - UK based

Emma Tricca http://www.emmatricca.com Folk Musicians
London based Italian Folksters homepages.

Eric & Suzy Thompson http://ericandsuzy.com Folk Musicians
Old-time, Cajun, bluegrass, blues and more from Arhoolie recording artists Eric & Suzy Thompson.

Eve Goldberg http://www.evegoldberg.com Folk Musicians
The homepage for Eve Goldberg, Toronto-based folk performer known for her "watercolour voice" and solid guitar style.

Ewan MacColl Discography http://ewan-maccoll.info/JohnRossList.aspx Folk Musicians
A fascinating guide to MacColl's work.

Extraordinarily Talented http://www.michaellord.com Folk Musicians
Michael's music takes one back to the time when music was simpler and heartfelt. He was Musician Magazines Best Unsigned Artist of 1999 and a winner of the Billboard Songwriting contest. His latest CD will be released this month and is available on the website.

Flyin Fiddler http://www.geocities.com/flyinfiddler Folk Musicians
The home page of Wayne Cantwell, The Flyin Fiddler. Lover and player of old time traditional music.

Folk Music In South East Queensland http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FolkMusic_SEQ Folk Musicians
A Discussion/Announcement Forum for Folk Music In South East Queensland " Use It or Lose It! " :-)

FOREAL ENTERPRISES http://forealenterprises.wordpress.com/foreal-enterprises-audibly/ Folk Musicians
Australian Performers of Blues and Skiffle Northern Rivers NSW

Friends & Consequences http://www.friendsandconsequences.com Folk Musicians
Ensemble of veteran folk, rock pioneers (in front of mics or behind the board with Violent Femmes, Talking Heads and more) collaborate with new blood to present shape-shifting acoustic-folk music.

Gordon Lightfoot Page http://www.corfid.com/ Folk Musicians
Florian Bodenseher's excellent collection of lyrics and other Lightfoot information. (Joe Offer)

Gordon Scott http://www.gordonscott.nl Folk Musicians
Scottish folk singer living in The Netherlands.

Greg Hodapp - Celtic, Appalachian, and Great Lakes Maritime musician http://www.hodappmusic.blogspot.com/ Folk Musicians
Greg Hodapp plays clawhammer banjo, mountain dulcimer, and concertina all while accompanying himself with foot stomp rhythm and harmonica. That?s not all though. At one of his shows you might just hear the bodhran , guitar, Scottish smallpipes, penny whistle, or the limberjack. Greg is a multi- intrumentalist whose music grows out of the soil and the sea, out of 4 am square dances, and square-rigged ships. Traditional and original Old Time, Celtic, Maritime, and Americana is the music he plays and lives, having been a homesteader, sailor, traveler, gardener, groundskeeper, and teacher. Dance tunes, ballads, pub songs, shanties, and waltzes all find their place at one of his shows. Greg is a newly arrived Idaho resident, who originally hails from Ohio and Wisconsin, but along with his family, now calls the Lewiston area home.

Guy Wolff http://www.guywolff.com Folk Musicians
Talented Mudcatter - sings and makes pottery

History Channel http://www.historychannel.com/ Folk Musicians
History Channel

Hole in the wall barn dance band, country dance band, uk http://www.country-dance-bands.co.uk Folk Musicians
Hole in the Wall specialise in wedding receptions, parties and corporate entertainment and have been together many years

Hotburrito's Singer-Songwriters http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/liceladder/1347/ Folk Musicians
One of several interesting sites from Hotburrito. Listen to songs in Real Audio by Singer-Songwriters (with lyrics).

House Party of the Blues http://www.stlblues.net Folk Musicians
St. Louis is rich in local Blues history, being a stopping point along the Mississipppi->Memphis->Chicago route as Blues music migrated from the early South Delta acoustic sound to the 1950's Chicago electric Blues. At www.Stlblues.net we're dedicated to shouting the St. Louis Blues Music gospel to the farthest reaches of the internet, and we're getting viewers worldwide...today alone from Japan, U.K., France, Spain, Belgium, Australia, Sweden, Germany, Argentina, Bermuda, even the Slovak Republic. Not to mention all the loyal local viewers.

IndieVoice.com http://www.indievoice.com Folk Musicians
Data-base of Toronto-based musicians with lots of great singer/songwriters.

Isambarde http://www.isambarde.co.uk Folk Musicians
Young three-piece acoustic band based in the English Midlands playing mainly traditional English material. Small but perfectly formed!

J.D. Gravis - IAC Music page http://www.iacmusic.com/artist.aspx?id=51525 Folk Musicians
Austin, Texas based folk artist; mellow folk ballads, some light jazz.

Jan Harmon http://www.harmonpublishing.com Folk Musicians
She was a published poet, a writer of short stories and biographical non-fiction, as well as a prolific composer of choral music, topical songs, ballads, rounds, musicals, and instrumental pieces.

Janine Stoll http://www.janinestoll.com Folk Musicians
Janine Stoll is an active and valued member of Toronto's independent music community who has been performing for several years on many Canadian stages, sharing her raw storytelling and vocal talents with adoring audiences and admiring musicians.

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason Homepage http://www.jayandmolly.com/ Folk Musicians
Purveyor of fiddle music (Fiddle Fever), dance and music camps (at Ashokan, NY) and memorable tunes (Lover's Waltz, Ashokan Farewell) Jay Ungar is a mover and shaker in modern folk music. Molly's his able partner...

Jean Ritchie's Home Page http://www.jeanritchie.com Folk Musicians
Jean is a singer of the Appalachian traditional music of her family, sometimes accompanied by dulcimer. She's also a recording artist, composer, author and lecturer in the folklore field.

Jed Marum: Celtic and American Folk Roots http://jedmarum.com/ Folk Musicians
Home pages for Dallas Texas based singer songwriter, Jed Marum. Marum performs Traditional and Celtic folk music, as well as contemporary folk and folk blues. The site lists performance schedule along with contact info and pics from performances around the US.

Jen Charlton http://www.folkandroots.co.uk/Jen.html Folk Musicians
Outstanding London based singer-songwriter heavily influenced by the North American Roots and blues traditions.

Jim Condie - the man behind the legend http://www.myspace.com/jimcondie Folk Musicians
All you need to know about me and my music. See pics, hear samples, read reviews.

John Fitzsimmons Folksinger. Storyteller & Poet http://www.johnfitz.com Folk Musicians

John Hiatt Home Page http://johnhiatt.com Folk Musicians
Great Page ... lots of live songs.

Judy Mayhan http://www.judymayhan.com Folk Musicians
This new (June 2003) site is devoted to the life and music of Judy Mayhan. Judy's classic 1962 traditional folk album "Rockin'The Cradle" has at last been reissued on CD by Shayomi. Her two later LPs on Atlantic and Decca are now on CD too. More info on the site.

Julia Macklin's website http://www.juliamacklin.com Folk Musicians
A singer/songwriter from New York City. Great voice and mystical songs.

Julie Ellison - Guitarist and singer/songwriter http://www.JulieEllison.co.uk Folk Musicians
?...a powerful and passionate performer, she is an excellent acoustic guitarist, with a distinctive and evocative voice. Her music is in turn haunting, foot-tapping and emotive.? - Sheffield Telegraph Newspaper

KAM - Kinvara Area Music Collective (Ireland) http://www.kamcollective.com/index.asp Folk Musicians
KAM is a voluntary organisation open to anyone who supports its aim of furthering the musical life of Kinvara. You don?t have to be a musician to get involved. Known far and wide for its traditional music, our village has in recent years attracted many highly talented musicians playing in a variety of musical genres: traditional Irish, tango, cajun, blues, old-time, bluegrass, folk, rock, classical, jazz, original, and the list is growing with lots of young people learning, playing and performing. KAM projects help to nurture these resources and maintain this vibrant music scene.

Kate Wolf http://www.katewolf.com Folk Musicians
Decent stuff and links from here

Kerfuffle http://www.kerfuffleonline.co.uk/ Folk Musicians
KERFUFFLE are one of the premier young folk acts in the UK today. Their music cannot easily be categorised and their vibrant arrangements draw on influences from across Europe, incorporating tunes, songs and dances. Kerfuffle perform their music with immense vitality and style.

Larry Hanks website http://www.larryhanks.com Folk Musicians
American Songster:Larry Hanks-- he of beauteous bass vocals, tastefully sparse guitar playing, and Jew's Harp wizardry. Yep, the very same!

Len Wallace http://worldaccordion.tripod.com/ Folk Musicians
singer, songwriter, virtuoso accordionist. they call him the "Squeezebox from Hell".

Linda Allen http://www.lindasongs.com Folk Musicians
Songs of justice,hope, love and spirit. Linda has released six recordings: The Long Way Home, Lay It Down: Images of the Sacred, Washington Notebook, Women's Work, October Roses, and Mama Wanted To Be A Rainbow Dancer. Studs Terkel says, "A true and delightful artist who poetically tells it all!"

Lisa Winn http://www.lisawinn.com Folk Musicians
Hamilton-based singer/songwriter and back-up vocalist for many recording artists. Lisa has a gorgeous voice. One of the best I've heard.

local folk music network http://pembrokeshire-folk-music.co.uk Folk Musicians
West Wales, UK. is a Celtic area, a peninsular in the great western ocean. It has a number of associations with seafaring, whaling and the sea voyages of the Celtic Saints. It has a vibrant folk tradition. The local folk club meet weekly at the Royal Oak pub. Festival in May. All visitors are welcome.See our website!

Los Musicos - Traditional LatinAmerican Music http://www.musicos.co.uk Folk Musicians
Two of the most experienced Latin guitarists in the London Latin music scene, Guillermo Monroy and Juan Carlos Arenas together with some of the finest percussionists in the UK create an exciting acoustic sound. The trio follows on the tradition of the old 1950s Cuban trios (like Trio Matamoros) in playing with love and respect for the original sources.

Lui Collins http://www.luicollins.com/ Folk Musicians
Lui writes songs that have a timeless quality to them, and she plays a mean banjo. Does a good job with children's songs, too. (Joe Offer)

Marc Bernier Traditional Folk Music and Bodhrans http://www.marcbernier.com Folk Musicians
Master folk musician and singer of Irish, Celtic, and American music including fife and sea chanties. Marc Bernier performs solo and with bands. Bernier also makes high-quality bodhrans (Irish drum).

Martyn Oram http://www.martynoram.co.uk Folk Musicians
contemporary songs with guitar and fiddle.

Melissa McClelland http://www.melissamcclelland.com Folk Musicians
Toronto-based singer/songwriter on the verge of a huge future in music. A phenominal talent.

Michael Cardenas http://www.myspace.com/mikecardenas Folk Musicians
Traditional Blues singer & slide guitarist Mike Cardenas (Michael Jay Cardenas born July 23, 1970 Montebello, California) is also an American folk singer-songwriter in the acoustic tradition of Leonard Cohen, Elliott Smith and Nick Drake.
Facebook Page

Michael Cooney http://www.michaelcooney.com Folk Musicians
Old singer of songs.

Michael Johnson: Singer, Songwriter & Guitarist http://www.mjblue.com Folk Musicians
Official Web site of Michael Johnson. Folk, pop and country music. Part of the Denver, Boise & Johnson group from the late 60's with John Denver.

Mudfield Skiffle Group http://www.mudfield.nl Folk Musicians
We started in the Sixties in Holland. We are still playing in the same lineup: Peter de Vries: guitar,banjo, mandoline, vocals; Dick in 't Veld: guitar,vocals; Will Bakker: guitar, accordeon, vocals; Lex van Waalwijk van Doorn, bass; Jan Schaap, drums, percussion, harmonica, banjo.

Mutiny Gone Overboard http://www.mutinymusic.cjb.net Folk Musicians
Official website of Vancouver's Celtic Recording artists, MUTINY GONE OVERBOARD.

Old and New Tradition (various UK performers) http://www.oldandnewtradition.com/ Folk Musicians
Information on various artists, including Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman, Danny & Joyce McLeod, Brian Watson, Louis Killen, Pete Watkinson, Johnny Collins, Beggar's Velvet, Salt of the Earht, Bob Walser

Organic and ambient music for the weary soul from Carolee Mayne http://www.caroleemayne.com Folk Musicians
Rootsy and at times etherial, Carolee's unique vocal styling trancends age and culture. Her music brings peace to the weary of heart. "A League of Angels" was featured on an episode of CBS's "Touched by an Angel" Free Music available on her site.

Pennsylvania Bluegrass Academy http://www.pabluegrassacademy.com Folk Musicians
Nevin Jackson's Home Page for PA Bluegrass Academy and his albums.

Pictures of my favorite acoustic guitarists http://www.PictureTrail.com/gid1914455 Folk Musicians

Prairie Land String Band http://www.prairielandstringband.com Folk Musicians
The Prairie Land String Band is a traditional old time string band based in Oklahoma City.

Rawmarsh Mashers Home Page http://www.myspace.com/therawmarshmashers Folk Musicians
The Rawmarsh Mashers (Rotheram, Yorkshire) is what happens when two guys in their mid fifties get together to make music. Too old for MTV, and too young for a reformation tour, they got together in bars and back bedrooms to recreate the music from their youth.

Rebecca Fox http://www.rebeccafoxmusic.com/ Folk Musicians
Official website of folk singer and musician Rebecca Fox from Worcester, England.

Remembering Pete Seeger http://www.rememberingpeteseeger.org/ Folk Musicians
An archive of Pete Seeger Reminiscence - all sorts of Pete Seeger material.

Rob Lamothe http://www.roblamothe.com Folk Musicians
California-born and Hamilton-based singer/songwriter of amazing proportions. Every song and every note is like some sort of perfect religion.

Rory Gallagher - Rocking Irish Bluesman http://www.lastoftheindependents.com/Rory.htm Folk Musicians
Rory Gallagher was the consumate blues rocker from Ireland. He was born in 1948 and passed away in 1995. He left us with some of the best rocking blues music you will ever hear.

Rory McLeod Singer and Musician http://www.rorymcleod.com Folk Musicians
British Traveller-Singer Songwriter, storytelling harmonica-playing, tapdancing one-man-rhythmic-dance-band.

Sandrigg Country Dance Band http://www.sandrigg.co.uk Folk Musicians
Playing in the North of England, contact us via our website to have a tailor-made event - country dance, accompanied and 3-part unaccompanied harmony. Available for festivals to run callers workshops and host singarounds and sessions.

Sandy Denny http://mainlynorfolk.info/sandy.denny/ Folk Musicians
lyrics and all sorts of information

Scottish cellist http://www.wendyweatherby.co.uk Folk Musicians
Cellist, singer and composer playing Scottish traditional music, and writing in that style.

Seth Connelly http://www.sethconnelly.com/ Folk Musicians
The website of John Fitzsimmons, Seth Connelly and Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher. "A foot stomping journey down America's Folk Highway.

szantymaniak.pl http://www.szantymaniak.pl/ Folk Musicians
A Polish Sea Chantey Group

Tapselteerie Music Agency http://www.tapselteerie.50megs.com Folk Musicians
A new (2004) agency specifically intent on promoting and developing Scottish folk and traditional musicians, throughout and beyond Scotland.

The Bailey Sisters http://www.myspace.com/baileysisters Folk Musicians
A female trio performing traditional and early music in close harmony.

The Cat's Whiskers Barn Dance Band http://www.catswhiskersband.fsnet.co.uk/ Folk Musicians
The Cat's Whiskers, one of the most popular and experienced Barn Dance bands in the UK, play for ceilidhs, hoe-downs and barn dances at weddings, parties and clubs - from village hops to numerous guest appearances at all the major folk festivals. The band's wide repertoire of exciting dance music (click HERE for some examples) is drawn from the English, Scottish, Irish and American traditions.

The Dirt Daubers http://www.myspace.com/dirtdaubers Folk Musicians
Colonel JD Wilkes' (Legendary Shack Shakers) old-time side project.

The Gloworms http://www.gloworms.org.uk Folk Musicians
London-based band playing traditional English dance music and song for concerts and ceilidhs.

The Maynard Brothers Band http://www.maynardbrothersband.com Folk Musicians
The Maynard Brothers Band from Johnsonville, NY. Blues and Ballads so good that we can't afford to be famous.

The TERRY ALLAN HALL Website...and stuff http://www.geocities.com/terryallanhall/ Folk Musicians
The music of TERRY ALLAN HALL has been described as a "tasty concoction of Good-time Folk-Rock and Country Gold, seasoned with a smidgeon of Jazz, a pinch each of Tin Pan Alley and Texas, and a healthy dollop of Down Home Blues", masterly served up through his expressive voice and confident command of the 6 and 12-string guitar, harmonica, mandolin, and dulcimer.

The Tillers http://www.the-tillers.com Folk Musicians
Old timey/new timey/roots music group from Cincinnati OH. Now booking festivals and tours. thetillers@gmail.com

The Young'uns http://www.theyounguns.co.uk Folk Musicians
Trio from Harlepool - Sean Cooney, David Eagle and Michael Hughes.

Traditional and Contemporary Irish Music http://www.EdSaultz.com Folk Musicians
Singer, Guitar, and BodhrŠn player as well as Traditional Irish Music ensemble available for all occasions and Pub performances.

Trouble at' Mill http://www.troubleatmill.com Folk Musicians
Folk & Fun for your function, festival or fete

Turnpike Hoedown and Barn Dance Band http://www.hayzee.co.uk Folk Musicians
Turnpike are based in Lancashire/Cheshire and specialise in wedding receptions, corporate events and parties

Watersons and Martin Carthy http://mainlynorfolk.info/watersons/ Folk Musicians
This site is the new home of the Watersons and Martin Carthy complete discography and lyrics

Wayne Hamilton's Web Site http://www.waynehamilton.com Folk Musicians
This is the home of contemporary acoustic music with a sense of humor and southern style. This DC-born and Virginia-trained singer songwriter writes songs that tell stories about the characters he introduces you to. Enjoy!

Youra Marcus ' 5 string banjo http://youra.marcus.free.fr/ Folk Musicians
Personnal website about Youra Marcus, professional banjo picker and singer, Derroll Adams' pupil.

Zeitenwind - Irish Folk aus Karlsruhe http://www.zeitenwind.de Folk Musicians

Zingari Swing http://www.zingariswing.com Folk Musicians
Trio based in Manchester Tony Nyland, Rob Carroll and John Carroll

"Alaska Mike" Campbell http://www.arctic.net/~mooseman Singer/Songwriters
Home page of the big guy from Anchorage.

Andy Roberts http://distributedresearch.net/blog/music Singer/Songwriters
Andy Roberts music page. Singer songwriter with music blogs, free downloads and links

Anne Lister's website http://www.annelister.com Singer/Songwriters
Anne is best known for having written "Icarus" and "Moth" (performed by numerous folk performers including Martin Simpson) but has plenty more to offer.

Annette Buckley singer/songwriter http://www.annettebuckley.com Singer/Songwriters
Official home page for renowned Irish singer/songwriter Annette Buckley, one of the finest vocalists/songwriters of her generation.

Avril Lavigne Bandaids http://www.avrilbandaids.com Singer/Songwriters
Avril Lavigne Bandaids is the #1 Avril Lavigne fansite with 34,000 members, the most active Avril Lavigne fan forums, the largest Avril Lavigne Galleries, tons of exclusive Avril Lavigne media, and daily updates.

Bill Hudson http://www.bill-hudson.net/ Singer/Songwriters
Bill has been playing the USA and Italy for the last 33 years or so.For more info please go to his site. "A songwriter for paycheck folks"-Miami Herald Alternate URL: http://feelgoodtour.blogspot.com/

Brendan Devereux http://www.brendandevereux.com Singer/Songwriters
Award-winning singer/songwriter with a genuine folk feel.

BUCK69 http://www.myspace.com/frontmanbuck69 Singer/Songwriters
Singer Songwriter for the blues band Buck69

Dave Forshaw's Site of Sweet Folk All http://DAveForshaw.mysite.freeserve.com Singer/Songwriters
Original Lyrics, Comment, Photos, and Links to other folk sites.

Dave Monks - Irish music Downloads http://davemonks.com/monks-cds.htm Singer/Songwriters
Dave Monks is a talented Irish musician, currently based in South Africa, A member of the Irish showband circuit during his early career. Dave then toured around the world, mostly the continent of Africa and Spain/Portugal.

Diane Ward singer/songwriter http://www.deesongs.com/ Singer/Songwriters
acoustic singer/songwriter with her roots in blues and alternative folk. Diane Ward's powerful voice and subtle melodies highlight the imagery in her songs.

Fat Paul & Gator http://www.srsection.com Singer/Songwriters
2-man blues with acoustic guitars, foot drums, harmonica, banjo, mandolin, slide guitar and vocals.

Fletcher Jowers Cowboy and Western Music http://www.fletcherjowers.com Singer/Songwriters
Fletcher is a cowboy singer/songwriter of pure cowboy and cowboy gospel music. His authentic Texas Cowboy approach to music has warmed the hearts of his fans throughout the West.

FlyN'Folk Music http://www.alancayn.com Singer/Songwriters
Folk songs for and from the heart of a fly fisherman. Original works using fly fishing experiences(real&fanciful) as a vehicle for the story. A real keeper.

FOLK and KIDS FOLK website by GLYNACE (singer/songwriter/retired teacher) http://www.glynace.com Singer/Songwriters
Website of former educator (25 yrs+)and now FOLK and KIDS' FOLK performing songwriter (over 35 yrs music public performance experience)GLYNACE, author and publisher of two-time AWARD WINNER "SUGARBABY" cd--"Seal of Excellence 2008" from Creative Child Magazine and "CD of the Year 2009" from Creative Child Magazine.

Frayed Train Music http://www.geocities.com/jadelapeer Singer/Songwriters
A few originals by Dean "Frogprince" Elkins

George and Julius: Pro-union, anti-Bush songs & music http://www.georgeandjulius.com Singer/Songwriters
Website for George Mann and Julius Margolin, NYC-based folksingers with 4 CDs out, including "Hail to the Thief! Songs for the Bush Years." These guys write hard-hitting union, anti-war, and anti-Bush songs of social conscience. MP3s, streaming audio of songs and interviews, and much more on website, Check 'em out!

Glynne Davies songs http://www.retailfranchise.co.uk/mysongs Singer/Songwriters
Original songs by Glynne Davies

itchieCat Territory http://www.itchieCat.com Singer/Songwriters
Web site of a very unique cat. A deaf cat that is the mascot for the studio band called itchieCat. This cat won an award for saving lives. This cat is a symbol for Peace. itchieCat sez...PEACE YA'LL! itchieCat's War Efforts...FREE DOWNLOAD'S So The World Might Sing.

jiva http://www.jiva.co.uk Singer/Songwriters
A gentle blend of acoustic guitars and vocal harmony... based in Blyth, Northumberland, jiva perform contemporary material including a growing number of self-penned songs.

Joe Cohen - Songs - Words and Music http://www.yosefcohen.com/ Singer/Songwriters
Discography of former Chicagoan folk-pop composer/singer, lyrics, audio samples and ordering information.

John Austin http://www.officialjohnaustin.com Singer/Songwriters
John Austin is everything good about modern pop/rock. - Performing Songwriter Americana at it's best

Marilyn O'Malley, songwriter and Celtic Vocalist http://www.marilynomusic.com Singer/Songwriters
Marilyn is a contributing songwriter to the new Mudcat CD, "This is Us". She also does Irish music.

Marius Pop - guitarist http://www.chitarist.ro Singer/Songwriters
Marius is one of the most talented young Romanian blues, rock and jazz guitarists. The site contains everything about Marius, pictures, news, videos and song samples. Marius is open to any kind of musical project.

Mika Tubinshlak - Original Songs & Russian Music Translations http://www.tubinshlak.com Singer/Songwriters
Original songs, as well as songs translated from Russian bards by singer-songwriter Mika Tubinshlak. Professional translation services from Russian and Hebrew into English, are also available.

Mike Quick singer,songwriter, guitarist http://www.mikequick.net Singer/Songwriters
Acoustic and folk blues original music website for Mike Quick

Monte Moir http://www.montemoir.com Singer/Songwriters
Monte Moir is a singer/songwriter, producer and one of the original members of the innovative R&B group The Time. He has produced Janet Jackson, Alexander O'Neal and more. His solo CD, "This Side of Paradise" is a standout release with great songs.

New Music Canada / mudcat joe home page http://www.newmusiccanada.com Singer/Songwriters
Search for mudcat joe's acoustic cd The Little Ones
12 tracks original songs recorded 2004
Online recordings available for a number of Canadian musicians.

Nick Keir http://www.nick-keir.com Singer/Songwriters
Songwriter and multi instrumentalist from the McCalmans, now also appearing solo, with a stunning new solo CD "All Over This Town"

O'Brien Family Band http://www.obrienfamilyband.com Singer/Songwriters
Dan O'Brien is an award winning songwriter, and performer currently traveling the USA with his family band. Two children, Kyle 12 and Maura 9 add a great "Carter Family" style to their music.

Online CV for Sedayne (storyteller & traditional singer) http://www.sedayne.co.uk/storytelling.html Singer/Songwriters
Basic bones on Sedayne, storyteller, traditional singer & player of diverse / unusual instruments complete with mp3 examples & Youtube links

Paddy Chessell Homepage http://paddychessell.cjb.net/ Singer/Songwriters
Homepage of young guitarist/musician who performs Celtic, Canadian, and country music as well as his own folk/pop originals.

Paul Kamm and Eleanore MacDonald http://www.kammmac.com Singer/Songwriters
socio-political modern folk music.... a haunting sound, which weaves their harmonies into a rich tapestry of guitar and storytelling. Recordings available at http://www.cdbaby.com/all/kammmac

Phoebe Claire Music Publishing, LLC http://www.phoebeclaire.com Singer/Songwriters
Features eccentric Nashville songwriter Luke Powers with free mp3 downloads of "I Saw John Kennedy Today" and "Driving with My Demon in the Deep South."

Political Folk Singer song writer http://www.polmacadaim.com Singer/Songwriters
If you're fond of Folk with a radical edge this just might be the one for you.

Ribbon Road - the music of Brenda and Geoff Heslop http://www.theshipbuilders.com/artists/artist.php?pagepath=ribbon_road Singer/Songwriters
Up-front and personal songwriting creating music of surprising directness and emotional honesty. Downloads, albums, song lyrics etc available on website

Rick Spreitzer http://www.rickspreitzer.com Singer/Songwriters
Official site of Charlotte, North Carolina Singer/Songwriter who plays and writes "lo-fi Americana, steeped in common tones that dodge the lyrical middle road."

Sammy from Miami http://members.aol.com/sammyfm4/sammyfm2.htm Singer/Songwriters
Sammy's music has been featured on nationally renowned radio programs like "The Midnight Special", WFMT, Chicago and "Mountain Stage", West Virginia Public Radio. In 1998, Sammy won the Lake County Folk Festival song writing competition and has been featured at a variety of acoustic music festivals and venues around the Midwest. The strength of Sammy's performance centers on his honesty and energy. "He is a natural both as songwriter and performer, and delivers his songs like the thoughts they express were just rolling off his tongue"..........Dirty Linen Magazine.

shady woods http://homepage.eircom.net/~shadywoods Singer/Songwriters
Selected tunes played on wooden flutes by Desi Wilkinson.

Soliloquise http://www.myspace.com/soliloquise Singer/Songwriters
Soliloquise is an female acoustic musician with a soaring voice and intricate harmony style who mixes traditional folk playing with a haunting celtic vocal sound. Liked to PJ harvey and Joni Mitchell, this artist offers catchy beats, layered intricate guitar work and signature unique singing style. Catch her now !

Song Writer And More! http://daveforshaw.tripod.com/songwriterandmore/ Singer/Songwriters
Download tracks, original songs, lyrics to use! listen to me make the cat run away! Links, comment, and more.

Song-A-Week http://www.songaweek.com Singer/Songwriters
An all free music download site... free MP3, Quicktime streaming, and all lyrics. Original songs by two of the best contemporary singer/songwriters in the game today, Tom Flannery & Lorne Clarke. Launched in April of 2003, the site now offers more than 200 songs and has served up more than 85,000 downloads. Downloads currently running an average of 600 per day ( a new server had to be purchased to handle the bandwidth demand) and still all free all the time. Check it out!

Songwriter Pat Boardman http://www.rock-music.org/ Singer/Songwriters
Visitors can listen to samples of Canadian singer-songwriter folk blues project Cold River and download MP3 tracks. Fiction readers can buy the eBook novel The Golden Blues, a cosmic love adventure.

Sound Possibilities - Tim McKamey, vocal and guitar http://www.soundpossibilities.org Singer/Songwriters
Tim McKamey, practitioner of music & sound, folklore & musicology, exploratory guitarist of sound possibilities, web design and music videography exploring emerging applications for music and sound from ancient traditions and contemporary thought.

Stan Graham - Singer/Songwriter/Tutor http://www.stangraham.co.uk Singer/Songwriters
Stan is a York based singer songwriter whose songs have been covered by the likes of Martyn Wyndham-Read, Vin Garbutt and Whaley and Fletcher. With three excellent studio albums to his credit and an increasing number of his songs being sung around clubs worldwide, he is a song writer to take note of and well worth following.

Steve and Kristi Nebel http://www.geocities.com/steveandkristinebel Singer/Songwriters
"Beautiful stuff ! But somehow it`s also something more." Bob Benbow
"You are both articulate and accomplished as voices of conscience and your discipline is evident. There is honesty and precision to your performance and this is what reaches people--to be elevated in a way that can't be written off to entertainment alone." Lucas Smiraldo 2007
This internationally touring duo has been performing together for seventeen years, recorded seven albums as a duo, and three albums as founding members of "The Madrones" and "The Filucies". Singer/guitarist Steve Nebel is the primary songwriter in the duo, supported by vocals and bass guitar from Kristi Nebel. Most of the material we perform is self penned. Also check our Website at Icebirdrecordz and our recordings at MySpace

Steven Clark's Songs http://stevenclarksongs.50megs.com Singer/Songwriters
Steven's Home page. Scottish singer and songwriter, "inspired by the tradition" whatever that means. Bio, Lyrics, and links to some MP3s. Some funny songs, some serious, others in such poor taste it beggars belief.

The Avalon Boys http://www.avalonboys.co.uk Singer/Songwriters
The Avalon Boys are three singer/songwriters who play blues/folk/rock etc they performed at the famous Cleckheaton Folk Festival this year and theior website is well worth checking out, primarily a live band, try and catch them if they are playing in your neighbourhood. France, Holland and the United States are all welcoming the Avalon Boys in the next few months.

The Jake Thackray Project http://www.jakethackray.co.uk Singer/Songwriters
The Project is committed to making the work of this singer/songwriter/composer more widely known. The website contains information, a discography, lyrics and tabs,archive material and audio and video clips, plus a discussion forum for registered members.

The Twanglers bad recordings http://www.myspace.com/thetwanglers Singer/Songwriters
Just another My SPace site with fairly poor quality home made recordings of some very good original songs.

Wendy Arrowsmith- Folksinger http://www.wendyarrowsmith.com Singer/Songwriters
Stunning Female Vocals and Guitar. Traditional, contemporary and self penned. Debut album due for September 07 release. Catch her at a Yorkshire folk club soon.

Winters Hill Songs http://www.wintershillsongs.com Singer/Songwriters
Original / Traditional songs performed by Austin, Texas singer / songwriter Dave Gravis.

Yodeling Tony Clark http://www.yodelingtonyclark.co.uk Singer/Songwriters
Yodeling Tony Clark, video, Listen To Sample Tracks, Classic Yodeling songs, And classic songs,Photographs,Tony Clark.

WindWords of Wyoming - Stories & Essays http://katsagewalker.tripod.com/ writers/storytellers
Book of brief essays on Nature, Spirituality, Pets & People, plus poems and stories written by Mudcatter, katlaughing. A portion of all sales is donated to the Mudcat Cafe.


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