Composer and instumentalist specializing in the fiddle and mandolin. Often featured on A Prairie Home Companion.
Peter Ostroushko & Dirk Freymuth
Fan site for the mandolin, fiddle, and guitar instrumentalists. Offers information on upcoming concert dates.
Peter Seeger Biography
From the Encyclopedia of the American Left.
Singer-songwriter Darryl Purpose combines a finger-style guitar technique with dramatic storytelling.
Ramblin´ Jack Elliott
American folksinger, songwriter, and guitarist. Official site.
Includes concert listings, song and album information, and news about the group.
Extensive Daniel Johnston fan site with posters, music, discography, messageboards, and other news.
Remembering Burl Ives
1996 interview with the singer´s widow.
Richard and Mimi Fariña Website
Devoted to disseminating information and creating and sustaining interest in the innovative folk-rock duo.
Features news, audio, video, and personal information on the English singer-songwriter-guitarist.
Righteous Babe Records
Offers information on Ani DiFranco and other artists on the label like Andrew Bird, Arto Lindsay, Utah Phillips, and Sara Lee.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Pete Seeger
Began as a folk archivist, played the banjo and guitar, and wrote many famous folk songs.
Rogue Folk Club: Martin Carthy
Article by Tony Montague.
RollingStone.com: Linda Thompson
Biography, discography, news, and more.
Rotten Tomatoes: Burl Ives
Links to reviews of the actor´s films.
Rounder: Linda Thompson
Background and information about the album, Fashionably Late.
Site for a famous Dutch pop band. They play in Tex Mex and Polka style and are one of the most popular live acts in The Netherlands.
Salon.com: Sharps & Flats
Contains a biography of Mimi and Richard Farina.
Scotch & Pretzels: The Gordon Lightfoot Interview
Features a transcript of a 1970 interview with Gordon Lightfoot conducted by Rick McGrath and Mike Quigley of The Georgia Straight.
Scottish Music Downloads
Discover and download lots of Scottish music.
Rock-n-reel meets the Scottish-American subculture.
Singing Science Records
Remembering the science-themed folk songs produced in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Sonoma Independent: Talking Pictures
Features an interview about experiences working for prison reform.
Spartacus Educational: Pete Seeger
Includes information on Seeger´s testimony to the House of Un-American Activities Committee.
Spartacus: Burl Ives
Biography of the singer and actor, focusing on his being blacklisted in the McCarthy era.
Folk band out of Exeter,Southwest England
Canadian folk music artist. Includes multimedia, song list, biographies, timeline, and more.
Stan Rogers: An Interview at Mariposa, 1978
Interview with Stan Rogers at the Mariposa Folk Festival, reprinted from The Folk Life Quarterly.
Personal website of Sudip Bose. Engages in modern music & traditional indian instruments.
Official site providing the latest information on tour dates, appearances, new releases, and special offers.
Official site for Ember Swift offers information, show dates, lyrics, and more for the independent, raw punk-folk band.
Teddy-Uk.net: Great Big Sea
Fan site that features biographies, pictures, news, and more.
The Ani DiFranco Home Page
Fan page offering a biography, quotes from the artist, pictures, tour, and more.
The official Chieftains site with news and tour information, discography, photos, and biographies.
Official site under construction.
UBL: Kate and Anna McGarrigle
Provides biography and photos for the folksinging sisters.
ubl: Richie Havens
Provides bio for the folk singer.
Includes biography and discography.
Un-Official Ramblin´ Jack Elliott Site
Features background, links, and an interview with Tom Waits.
VH1.com : Great Big Sea
Provides a discography, news, tour dates, and much more.
VH1.com: Gordon Lightfoot
Offers a biography and discography for the Canadian musician Gordon Lightfoot.
VH1.com: Linda Thompson
Bio, tour dates and appearances, album information, and more.
Official site includes biography, catalog, pictures, and concert calendar.
Who2: Catie Curtis
Offers profile and annotated links.
Wolfe Tones, The
Official site offering press cuttings, song samples, discography, and tour dates.
Official site for the folk rock duo comprised of Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp. Includes news and tour information.
Yahoo! Music: Ani DiFranco
Offers music downloads, album information, and music videos for folk singer Ani DiFranco. Videos include Jukebox and In or Out.
Yahoo! Music: Joan Baez
Offers Joan Baez music downloads, album information, reviews, and more. Downloads include the songs Diamonds & Rust, Farewell Angelina, and The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down.
Yahoo! Music: Martha Wainwright
Includes folk singer Martha Wainwright´s bio, downloads of her music, album listing and reviews, and more.
Yodeling Tony Clark
Yodeling Tony Clark, Classic Yodeling, classic Fifties & Sixties Ballads, Sample Tracks, Free Yodeling Ring tone.
Zenguin Productions - Folk & Western - Independent Music Picks:
Tiny list of independent artists.