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Home of Scottish Music - Visit Scotloads for great Scottish cds and mp3s. Sample all our music, free mp3 for new members, gig listings and more..

Scottish Folk DirectoryThis publication is now in its 30th year and has just appeared on the Net.  The site contains thousands of phone, fax, e-mail, web and snail mail contacts around the Scottish folk music scene.  Also an Events section, updated weekly, covering Festivals, Clubs, Pubs and sessions around Scotland, and listings of Performers and Services.

The Wighton Database of Scottish National Music A database of Scottish national music, which also has items of interest to the English, Irish and Welsh traditions. "Old Favourites and New Contemporary Scottish Sheet Music All Priced at Pennies a Page. Listen, View and Download Direct to your Printer."

Brooks Academy's siteBrooks Academy is a Dublin-based dance group that offers Irish Set Dancing lessons.  SetDance.Com provides extensive resources on traditional Irish dance, music, and instructions.

Sing Out! magazineThe longest running folk music magazine in the world?
Spire FolkFolk, roots and world music site based in North Derbyshire.  Includes local events, venues and artists, together with information of wider interest.  Album reviews and lots of useful links are also featured.

Sailing the Sea (shanty's) FolkSea shanty lyrics, links to lighhouses, sailing tour guides, folk music, instruments, sound symposyom in St John's and just about every thing you want to know on the sea, ships, music, and all kinds of other wicked stuff.

School of Scottish studies. and PoetryA collection of stories and ballads, in Scots, Scots English and Gaelic. Sound files with texts.
Show of Hands - English Acoustic Duo English FolkHome page for this English Acoustic duo. These guys have been around for years and are easily the best exponents of re-worked English folk song in Europe. Many glorious interpretations of traditional material as well as stunning original material. I can think of no comparisons for them, they are absolutely a one-off.
Sixteenth & Seventeenth Century Ballads FolkA homepage for 16th and 17th century ballads.
Also covers the work of Thomas Ravenscroft and Thomas Deloney.
Smick and Smodoo's world Don't be put off by the name of this site. Lots of lovely "oldies but goodies" that are hard to find elsewhere, like Hello My Baby, and Sixteen Tons, also a Folk page & a Country & Western page.

Socialist Songbook FolkA transcription of a wonderful collection of songs.

Society for the Preservation and Enhancement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in Americahttp://www.spebsqsa.orgSocieties Just like the title says. Everything Barbershop, including a library of barbershop sheet music for sale.

South Riding Folk Network http://folk-network.comEnglish FolkGrass-roots organisation promoting the Folk Arts in the South Yorkshire/North Derbyshire region of the U.K. Comprehensive online Folk Arts Directory, publications etc.

South Yorkshire Folk FolkSouth Yorkshire Folk at provides listings of folk/acoustic music clubs, festivals and events in and around Yorkshire and excellent links to other North of England folk sites.

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E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III