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Top : Arts : Music : Styles : F : Folk : Resources (29 web sites)
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About.com: Folk Music
Provides a discussion forum, articles/ reviews and categorized links.
http://folkmusic.about.com/

Backporch News, The
A weblog for news and information about folk music around the world.
http://www.backporchnews.net/

California Gold
A searchable online archive of a field collection (with recordings, photos, and documents from a variety of ethnic communities) made by Sidney Robertson Cowell in the 1930s in Northern California.
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/afccchtml/cowhome.html

Folk Music Images
A collection of original folk music photos mainly in the North West of England. Also include other resources for folkies in the area - venues, festivals, artist profiles, and links.
http://www.folkimages.com/

FolkLib Index
Links for folk music, bluegrass/old-time music, acoustic blues, fingerstyle guitarists, and Celtic harp players.
http://www.folklib.net/

International Traditional Music Society, Inc.
Promoting and preserving traditional music. With a large tune database, instrument and country-related links.
http://www.worldtrad.org/

The Folk Den Archive
Roger McGuinn (ex Byrds) carries on the song-collecting tradition on the internet; every month he adds another folk song in digital format with lyrics. Includes description of the project.
http://www.ibiblio.org/jimmy/folkden-wp/

The Traditional Ballad Index
A database of reference information on folk ballads - offering a brief description, bibliography, and historical background. Onlne and downloadable versions. [California State University, Fresno]
http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/BalladIndexTOC.html

ezFolk
MP3 hosting for folk and acoustic artists along with educational material for banjo, guitar, ukulele, and harmonica. Over 1,000 MP3s from hundreds of folk artists .
http://www.ezfolk.com/