The Acoustic Music Archive

The Acoustic Music Archive at the iTunes Store

The Acoustic Music Archive at the iTunes Store: - Download songs featured in the Acoustic Music Arhive from the iTunes store.


Peter Webster's Website Visit the website of Peter Webster of the Acoustic Music Archive. Find out about his music beyond the archive and listen to his original songs. Some are acoustic folk songs, others are folk-rock band arrangments.


Lyrics / Midi / Chord / Tab / Sheet Music

Irish Music Daily provides information about Irish music and performers including songs such as Black Velvet Band


Online Folk and Roots Magazines


Folk and Acoustic Music Links and Guides

Folk Talk - provides information on folk music events within the Linconshire and east Yorkshire region (UK) and festivals beyond.

The Development of Western Music - suggested by Abby in the 7th grade (thanks Abby).

Folk and Traditional Music Groups / Artists

Calliope Creek - Guitar and fiddle duet playing traditional Celtic and Appalachian music, based in California.

Andy Irvine - Andy Irvine has been hailed as "a tradition in himself." Musician, singer and songwriter, Andy has maintained both personal integrity and highly individual performing skills throughout his 40-year career. From Sweeney's Men in the mid sixties to the enormous success of Planxty in the 70s, to THE Irish super group, Patrick Street, in the 80s, Andy has been a world music pioneer and icon for traditional music and musicians.

Bill and Kristin Morris - Bill and Kristin Morris have performed together for more than ten years, singing songs and telling stories of steam railroading and Appalachian traditions. Bill Morris has been performing over thirty years and is recognized throughout the South and Midwest as a professional musician and Appalachian storyteller.


Folk and Acoustic Music Clubs and Venues

Penicuik Folk Club and Festival - The town of Penicuik (near Edinburgh in Scotland) has some 15 000 inhabitants. This is its folk club. - BARLEY FOLK is a new venue for folk, traditional and acoustic music at The Barley Sheaf, Liskeard, Cornwall.

Bude Folk Club (North Cornwall, England) - Is an acoustic Folk Club, which meets at The Falcon Hotel, Bude, in The Carriage Room, every other Sunday at 8pm until about 11pm.


Other Folk / Roots / Traditional Music Links

Ivy Creek Recordings and Publications - Old-time traditional music from the Blue Ridge and Smoky mountains, featuring Appalachian Banjo & Fiddle Music, Storytelling, Ballads & Bluegrass, and the songs and sounds of Steam Railroading.

Cornwall and the Cornish - Brycchan Carey's website about (surprise, surprise!) Cornwall and the Cornish. An excellent site that includes a fascinating page commenting on several Cornish folk songs.

Songs of the West - a site that describes the life and work of Sabine Baring-Gould and the collection of songs that he made at the end of the nineteenth century. Sabine Baring Gould was the Squire and Parson of the parish of Lewtrenchard in West Devon, in the UK. He was also a scholar, antiquarian, collector and a prolific author of both fiction and non-fiction: a man who was, in many ways, out of step with the rest of his generation.

Guitar Lessons

Free beginner guitar course at

Online Guitar Books - Online Guitar Books is an online resource for guitar teachers and players. It was developed by a guitarist who after years of teaching, became increasingly frustrated by the lack of in depth resources for guitar teachers. - Lead Guitar Made Easy and Free online Guitar Lessons.

Guitar Lessons in Cardiff - Cardiff Guitar Lessons and Guitar Teachers across South Wales. Guitar Lessons - Free online guitar lessons using audio and video. This site also features a tablature section and links to many guitar and music resources.

Acoustic Guitar Workshop - Home of acoustic fingerstyle guitar tuition on the net, free newsletter, free mp3's, tab and lessons.

Free Guitar Lessons - Guitar enthusiast of 15-years, Crazy Dave, operates the nets largest database of free video guitar licks and lessons. Styles of play include rock, metal, shred, and blues guitar. He also offers quality reviews of the net's many guitar courses available today.

Action Tab - learn how to Play Guitar: ActionTab is an animated guitar that makes learning easy.

Guitar jam & backing tracks - is the largest free guitar jam track & backingtrack library, here you can

  • Improve your guitar skills, especially on scales. 
  • Have lots of fun with our jam & backingtracks while learning different scales
  • Easy to find: The guitar jamtracks are organized by genre, scale/mode, key & tempo.

Play the guitarbackingtracks and start jammin' to practice guitarscales.



Miscellaneous Links

What is a Fiddle - Do you know what a fiddle is? A fiddle is a four-stringed musical instrument. The fiddle is a string instruments and looks very similar to a violin. In fact, both instruments are even played with a bow! (But did you know there is a difference between the two instruments? Learn the difference between the violin and fiddle!) While the bodies of the two musical instruments are the same, the set up of the violin and fiddle can differ.

Instrument Wire - Instrument Wire is an online classified site featuring new and used guitars and other musical instruments for sale.  Find acoustic and electric guitars, drum sets, electronic keyboards and much more.

Piano Lessons Toronto - The New Conservatory of Music in Toronto is the largest private music school in Toronto providing music lessons to more than 1600 students weekly.

The Journeymen Covers Band - Covers band based in Bedfordshire, UK who get the crowd rocking, and appeal to a wide audience. Available for pub gigs & parties in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire & nearby.

Vintage and Rare - European website dedicated to vintage and custom guitar enthusiasts and retailers.

Music Licensing - Music licensing is what you need to ensure proper and
legitimate payment for your created music and also the proper use of
it.  We, at, make sure you get paid the right amount timely for your creativity.

Wedding Band Cardiff - A collection of the best wedding bands in Cardiff and South Wales.


CD replication - Community Musician is a leading provider of CD replication, duplication, and DVD manufacturing.

Peter Webster - Solo performer based in Bedfordshire, United Kingdom.  Available for pup gigs and parties.