tunes and songs
A random assortment of resources for sheet music, tablature, lyrics and recordings of mostly American traditional music.
- The Way of the Fiddle - One Fiddler's Collection of Old-Time Tunes. This is a collection of old-time fiddle tunes — most of them from Appalachia — in PDF format.
- Fiddle Hangout Tab Archive - searchable database of links to a number of other sources.
- Old Town (Chicago) School of Folk Music - Fiddle Tune Archive - great old recordings in MP3 format.
- The ToneWay Mountain Music Collection - song lyrics, many with audio clip.
- The Old Time Jam - an ever expanding repository of old-time backup tracks for many of your favorite old time tunes, recorded with real live old timey instruments! Each tune is presented in several different backup arrangements (slow and fast guitar backup, guitar and banjo, guitar and fiddle), so that you may choose the one that best fits your needs.
- Bluegrass College Fakebook - free sheet music and tab for banjo, bass, dobro, fiddle, guitar and mandolin for a good selection of bluegrass standards.
- Prairie Mountain Fiddlers - sheet music in PDF for tunes played by the Prairie Mountain Fiddlers of Calgary, Alberta.