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Links

Artists— listing of many artists whose music I've played, with links to their websites;
Record Labels—listing those whose artists have aired on the program;
Venues—to perform in and who to contact, and for listeners—to consult calendars.

Academy of Bluegrass (a superior instrumental education)

Acoustic Village concert series (Knowlton)

Alan Lomax Collection — The collection of one of the most important folklorists and ethnomusicologists.

Alynda Segarra (Hurray for the Riff Raff) on Democracy Now! Full Interview and Performance

Back to the Start

The Banjo, as described by Don Stover and Stephen Wade (Thanks to Ron Petronko for the reference.)

The Banjo Project

Cambridge Forum ClassicsChristopher Ricks, Professor of Humanities at Boston University explores the poetry in Bob Dylan's songs.

What accounts for the staying power of this icon of popular culture? How do Dylan's songs of social criticism avoid the traps of helpless pathos and useless rage to achieve their powerful effects?

Using iTunes, search for Cambridge Forum Radio: Bob Dylan. It's a free download, 28:59 in length.

Canadian Folk Music Awards (CFMA)

Chaim Tannenbaum and more

Christine Lavin's Sinkhole video

CKUT — Montreal's listener-supported community radio station. Home to Folk Directions and many other unique programs.

Craig Morrison — Montreal-based ethnomusicologist. The site includes pages about the Montreal roots music scene and regular concerts by Craig and his various bands.

Democracy Now

Digital Library of Appalachia

Doc Watson

Doug Cox Archives on You Tube, with Chuck Brodsky

Earl Scruggs started it all

ezFolk.com — Richard Hefner's instructional site for banjo, folk guitar and ukulele. The site also features and extensive folk music link directory.

Folk Alliance — The North American Folk Alliance is the umbrella organization for folk music in North America.

Folk and Acoustic Music Exchange — Reviews of folk music recordings

FolkDJ-L — Guidelines and other information for FolkDJ-L, the worldwide listserv for folk music on the radio.

fRoots — The British magazine formerly known as Folk Roots.

Greenwich Village: Music that defined a generation

Guthrie Center — Concert and community center in the former church made famous in Alice's Restaurant.

Guy and Candie Carawan, a film tribute by Scott Alarik

Hello Darlin' Productions — Matt Large and Rebecca Anderson, producers of the Wintergreen Concert Series and other folk music events in Montreal.

Incredible Edible Todmorden — radical new food growing movement

John Cohen interview on NPR, John Cohen's Passionate Pursuit, From Kentucky to Peru.

John Prine interviewed by Ted Kooser at the Library of Congress. A literary evening (03/09/05) 87-minute video.

Kate McGarrigle, performing Proserpina at the Royal Albert Hall, December 9, 2009.

Mike Seeger, interviewed by Judith Tick, March 2008 (35 minutes into the video)

Mike Stevens, playing the Orange Blossom Special at the Grand Ole Opry with Jim & Jesse

Montreal Blues Society

NPR — Folk Music Section — Listings and links for many folk music programs from around the world that can be heard on the web.

Penguin Eggs — Canadian folk, roots and world music magazine.

Pete Seeger preparing for his appearance on the Johnny Cash television show in 1970

The Porchlight Sessions, a bluegrass documentary film by Anna Schwaber. The film, which features interviews and performances by Dr. Ralph Stanley, Bobby Osborne, Del McCoury, Peter Rowan, Doc Watson, Jerry Douglas, Tim O'Brien, Sam Bush, Béla Fleck, Alison Brown, Pete Wernick, Abigail Washburn, The Infamous Stringdusters, Crooked Still, Trampled By Turtles, Sara and Sean Watkins, Mumford & Sons

Puff, the Magic Dragon —from the author's mouth

Rose Cousins — very funny short about financing the new CD

Siamsa School of Irish Music (Montreal)

Sing Out! Magazine — Since 1950, Sing Out! has been the authoritative folk music magazine for articles, reviews, songs, teach-ins and much more.

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Culture

Stuff — The Story of Stuff — The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. It exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world.

The Ballad of Shirley Collins — a film in the making

The Shopkeeper—a film by Rain Perry about Mark Hallman and the longest continuously operating recording studio in Austin, Texas.

The Weavers— A collection of all the video recordings for Snader Telescriptions filmed in 1951

Tom Wisner — check out the second video to see how Chesapeake Born evolved

Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives — The archives and foundation dedicated to the work of one of the 20th century's most important folk music figures.

Woody: The lost years: his life in Greystone Hospital

Woody and Old Man Trump