Folk Culture Libraries, Archives and Directories
Traditional Music of Alleghany County, NC a great collection of information about traditional musicians, current and past
Online Folk Music Library an index of web links related to folk, old time, bluegrass, and blues music
Old Time Music.com All About Old Time Music
1001 Tunes Roots of American Fiddle Music, offering rare video footage and free downloads of mp3’s made from classic 78 rpm recordings.
Folk Index to recorded and print resources about folk music
Library of Congress – John & Ruby Lomax Recordings from their 1939 trip to the Southern U.S.
Library of Congress – Henry Reed Collection as recorded by Alan Jabbour in 1966-67
Old Time Music and Dance links to many contemporary old time bands from around the country
Traditional Music Library from the United Kingdom
Southern Appalachian Archives at Berea College including organizational records, personal papers, oral histories, and photographs that document the history and culture of the Southern Appalachian region
The Digital Library of Appalachia A comprehensive library from the collections of 28 colleges throughout Appalachia
Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music A database of recordings and more
Blue Ridge Institute at Ferrum College online exhibits of Appalachian ballads and many other facets of Virginia folklife
Old Time Fiddle Tunes a collection of tunes from old recordings, festivals, jams, and workshops with standard notation, mp3s, youtube videos and midi files
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