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Folk Music e-Zine
This site's own monthly compilation of great new songs all either unreleased or indie recordings without distribution. Guaranteed to be songs you won't want to miss. There's also an index to all issues at this site.
Online catalog of dozens of artists in folk, bluegrass, Celtic and other genres includes Red Clay Ramblers, Natalie MacMasters and The Carter Family. Offers selected free MP3s to download.
More than 30 free downloads by various artists on this internet group.
Open Source Audio Archive
Absolutely incredible site. Everything from Grateful Dead concert bootlegs to presidential speeches. Untold treasures.
Here's what mp3.com has for folk music - some familiar artists like Roger McGuinn and half a million you've never heard of (fortunately, in most cases). Great browsing lets you listen first via Real Audio.
Patriotic Music - USAF
Heritage of America Band
Among these Air Force military band free downloads are a few great tunes, including Amazing Grace to Fanfare for the Common Man.
Music - Ceremonial Music Online
This collection of 63 pieces for various military and civic occasions - from Mess Call to Hail to the Chief. Musicians might find these melodies helpful in crafting songs (using them either for parodies or for allusive motifs) that speak to the experience of war or that protest US militarism.
Four or downloadable songs from this unique songwriter and performance artist's debut CD.
I've uploaded my latest album of political songs and satires - only available online. Listener beware.
Check out 5 downloadable songs by this new Canadian singersongwriter with more than a casual resemblance to James Keelaghan.
Cockburn offers one free download - "Last Night of the World" at this site.
Over 70 MP3s can be purchased through this page at Listen.com.
Steve & Cindy Mangsen
One free download - "Restless Wind"
An interesting acoustic folk-punk songwriter - a rare find at mp3.com. Long live lo-fi!
This Listen.com page lists more than 20 MP3s for sale at various pay sites.
(Jim's Big Ego) Computer wiz Jim's site is state-of-the-art - and, of course, java driven.
(of Slainte) Talented Celtic singer offers 7 traditional songs as free downloads here.
One song, "Rivethead," available free.
Twenty-three year old dynamite guitar player and fine songwriter from Georgia offers four live tracks - love songs
McCutcheon offers three free MP3s at his site. Four more are at mp3.com.
McGuinn offers free MP3s of 6 traditional songs from his 4 volume collection, Roger McGuinn's Folk Den.
A Rhode Island dynamo who toured with Rosie Polenzani, Pamela Means and others as Voices On the Verge, McKeown offers three free downloadable songs including "Fast As I Can" and "Softly Moses."
Now lead singer for Whirligig, she offers one MP3, "House Carpenter," from her last solo CD.
Will Pint & Felicia Dale offer a generous 9 free downloads from their tradition-based Waterbug release.
Download tracks for 99 cents a song...
This page offers two tracks as free downloads from the Live album.
Half a dozen of Malvina's folky protest songs, including "Little Boxes" - but also "Screw the Judge."
Haven't seen this 60's folksinger in awhile? Check out 4 MP3s
The late songwriter/composer did his best to remain obscure, but his songs deserve attention. Here's one.
Scroll past the fan hype to find lots of old songs on MP3 - many are live/rare tracks.
Over 20 MP3s available from this page at Listen.com - most are for sale but about 8 are free.
A handful of songs are available, including "September 12."
Besides offering video music lessons for sale, this outfit publishes The Down Neck Gazette, a quarterly CD-ROM of mini-documentaries - informal interviews/performances by Appalachian masters of folk instruments, musical styles and lore.
Free, downloadable live videos of folk and folk rock artists (The Nields, The Kennedys, Eddie from Ohio and more in Quicktime/Real Player/Windows Media Player for 56k/ cable/DSL connections). Hakmusic also produces video-CD's for folk artists.
New Morning Records
This concert series in Norderstadt Germany, a suburb of Hamburg, has archived videos of performances by Dan Bern, Eric Anderson, Rod MacDonald and yours truly, among others. Watch streaming video for free.