Appalachian Women and Traditional Music
American Folklife Center.
Backves, Bryan. Bluegrass World. (1997)
Extensive website for the Library of Congress Archives. Invaluable resource.
See homepage for additional information on state collections.
Cornick, Donna. Banjo in the Hollow.
Good source for bluegrass music.
The Artist's Page. (1999)
Website for non-profit organization for the promotion of old-time and bluegrass.
Artist Search page for country.com. Provides bios, discographies, recent
articles about the artist, etc.
IBMA. International Bluegrass Music Association Homepage. (19950
Bluegrass internet magazine. Tremendous amount of information on all aspects
of bluegrass music.
Goodman, Rachel Anne. Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and
Old Time Music.
Website for IBMA, dedicated to preserving and promoting bluegrass music.
History in Song. (October 20, 1997)
Correlating website for the radio documentary, produced by Goodman in association
with Appalshop. Brief descriptions of the the singers are provided, as
well as audio samples.
Periods of American history as represented through folk song. "The Labor
Movement", "1920's and 1930's", and "Tragedies and Disasters" contain song
and audio clips of Sarah Ogun Gunning, Aunt Molly Jackson, Hazel Dickens,
Keefer, Jane. Folk Music Index.
Lynch, David. The Old-Time Music Webpage.
Extensive list of recorded songs.
Mudcat Cafe. The Digital Tradition Folksong Database. (1996)
Excellent source for old-time music. Contains old-time news, events, directory
Old-Time Herald On-Line.
Database of folksong lyrics and music.
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. (1995)
Online site for the Old-Time Herald, edited by Alice Gerrard.
Steel, Warren. Warren Steel's Homepage at the Universty of Mississippi.
List of resources, archives, holdings of Smithsonian Institute.
Walz, Robert B. The Traditional Ballad Index. (1999)
Excellent source of links for American music.
Bluegrass Unlimited. (1999)
Offers reference information on traditional folk ballads.
Website for Bluegrass Unlimited magazine.
Specific Artist Links
Atkins, Sidney Ann, and Adam Laudrey. Loretta Lynn Fan Page. (1997)
Carter-Schwendler, Karen L. Mountain Born: The Jean Ritchie Story. (1997, updated.)
Unofficial Lynn page with biography, awards, discography, family notes,
and more. Frequently updated.
McCrumb, Sharon. The Voice of the Ballads: About Betty Smith.
Introduction to the KET production. Includes biographical information,
selected discography, information on Appalachian music, and bibliography.
Official Site of the New Coon Creek Girls.
Single page of information on Betty Smith, a NC folksinger, instrumentalist,
and author. Includes list of recordings.
Ritchie, Jean. The Jean Ritchie Homepage.
Biography, history, discography, and performance schedule of this Kentucky
Homepage with performance schedule and link to the Folklife Family Store.
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