American Folk, Cowboy and Civil War

  *background music  
Barbara Allen midi lyrics
Bonnie Blue Flag midi lyrics
Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies midi lyrics
Come Share My Life midi lyrics
The Cruel War midi lyrics
Dixie midi lyrics
Hard is the Fortune - Wagoner's Lad midi lyrics
The Maple Leaf Rag midi lyrics
I Ride An Old Paint midi lyrics
Michael, Row the Boat Ashore midi lyrics
My Old Kentucky Home, Goodnight! midi lyrics
O Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie midi lyrics
Red River Valley midi lyrics
The Riddle Song midi lyrics
Shady Grove midi lyrics
* Shenandoah midi lyrics
Streets of Laredo midi lyrics
Tenting Tonight on the Old Campground midi lyrics
The Water is Wide midi lyrics
The Yellow Rose of Texas midi lyrics
Irish I Scottish I English I hymns I classical I opera I lullabies I Christmas


Folk, Cowboy & Civil War Links

Digital Tradition Folksong Database--search for nearly any folksong.

Robocop (hosted by Musica)--a comprehensive site.  Many of the MIDIS here have been sequenced by people I've referenced on other pages.

Poetry and Music of the War Between the States--includes as background music a lovely arrangement of "Ashokan Farewell", used in Ken Burns' PBS special.

The American Civil War Homepage--many links.

The Killer Angels--The Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War Novel.

Singing in the Saddle--the history of the singing cowboy by Ranger Doug

Tour Historic Bardstown Kentucky--y'all come.

Mountain Born - the Jean Ritchie Story