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Top : Arts : Music : Lyrics : Folk (30 web sites)
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A Bard's Celtic Lyric Directory
List of traditional Irish and Scottish lyrics, chords, CDs and downloadable MP3s. Free monthly newsletter for more free MP3s.
http://www.thebards.net/music/

A Traditional Music Library
Includes traditional music in songbooks, MIDI files, and sheet music, with lyrics.
http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/

Alan Sim's Traditional Lyrics
A collection of traditional lyrics separated by country of origin, including some midi files.
http://www.alansim.com/

Australian Folk Songs
Collection of traditional and bush songs with words, music and information about each song.
http://folkstream.com/

Celtic Lyrics Corner
Includes lyrics and translations for several contemporary Celtic artists and groups.
http://www.celticlyricscorner.net/

Contemplator
Traditional tunes from 1600 to 1900. With lyrics, Midi, origins of the songs and information on the events described in the Songs.
http://www.contemplator.com/folk.html

Digital Tradition Folk Song Database
Mudcat discussion forums and information about how to download your own copy of the database.
http://www.mudcat.org/threads.cfm

Francis J. Child Ballads
Includes a biography, list of ballads, lyrics, tune information, MIDI files and links.
http://www.childballads.com/

Hawaiian Chants: Mele of Antiquity
A study of the chant texts of the ancient Hawaiians.
http://www.coffeetimes.com/sept97.htm

Ingeb
Text and tunes in 50 languages, and many notes.
http://ingeb.org/

Irish Songs Lyrics With Guitar Chords By Martin Dardis
A collection of Irish folk songs and ballads, with guitar chords.
http://www.martindardis.com/

Liverpool Lyrics
Small collection of lyrics to folk songs from or about Liverpool, England.
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/gerry.jones/lpllyrics1.html

Lyrics and Free Song Lyrics
Small collection of lyrics to traditional Scottish songs.
http://scottishparodies.tripod.com/lyricsandfreesonglyrics/

Middle English Lyrics: Texts
A selection of lyrics from middle English from Luminarium.
http://www.luminarium.org/medlit/mltexts.htm

Poets' Corner
Index to traditional poems, songs, and ballads from the British Isles, Ireland, America, and the Native Americas.
http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/poemtrad.html

Quechua Songs
Includes the lyrics in Quechua, along with their English and Spanish translations.
http://www.andes.org/songs.html

Sicilian Folklore
Lyrics, musical samples and information on some Sicilian folk songs.
http://dieli.net/SicilyPage/Folksongs/folkmusic.html

Spike's Music Collection
Folk song sheets in .pdf format, so they can be printed and used by musicians or singers.
http://spikesmusic.spike-jamie.com/folk/folkindex.html

The Celtic Lyrics Collection
A searchable collection of modern and traditional Celtic song lyrics, with the author credited where known.
http://celtic-lyrics.com/

The Children's Music Archive
Lyrics to new and traditional children's songs, some with sound clips, and actions.
http://judyanddavid.com/cma.html

Union Songs
A collection of lyrics to songs concerning the struggles of workers, repressed peoples, and the unions.
http://unionsong.com/