Music

  1. #1 Songs: 1930-1999 – Find lyrics of most of the songs that hit #1 over that musically rich span of time from 1930 to 1999. Search by year, artist or title.
  2. 8notes.com – Over 1500 free sheet music pieces and riffs.
  3. All About Jazz – “A Magazine by Jazz Fans for Jazz Fans”
  4. All-Music Guide – database of recorded music
  5. Andrew Lloyd Webber Interactive Web Site
  6. Argus MusicSearcher
  7. J.S. Bach Picture Archive
  8. The Internet Beatles Album
  9. Leonard Bernstein
  10. Billboard Online
  11. blue-eyes.com– all things Sinatra
  12. Blue Highway, The – For blues fans
  13. Blues Directory – Directory style collection of more than 2,200 blues links, organized in categories like bands and artists, festivals, lyrics and tabs, clubs, record labels, blues societies, radio programs, sound files, etc.
  14. Bluestraveler
  15. bobdylan.com – complete lists of his songs and albums, and a searchable archive of all of his lyrics
  16. CDnow
  17. CNET Music Center – site helps users learn about and use digital music technology effectively.
  18. Harry Chapin Home Page
  19. Ray Charles Online – official site of “both a national treasure and an international phenomenon.”
  20. Classical Music Archives – tens of thousands of music files in MIDI, WMA and MP3 formats.
  21. Classical Music Home Page
  22. Classical Music Navigator – Sites offers information on over 444 composers as well as material on classical types of music.
  23. Classical USA: Classical Music on the Web
  24. Dance Music Resource Pages
  25. eLyrics.net: Song Lyrics – “One of the largest song lyrics destination on the net, providing access to more than 700,000 lyrics from around 40,000 artists/bands since 2000. All our content are updated or submitted by our visitors. You can either browse our lyrics database or use our Google powered search engine to find song lyrics with just a small portion of lyrics you remember or heard on the radio or by simply an artist name, song name.”
  26. emplive – The Experience Music Project in Seattle, Wash., was conceived as a place to expose people to different types of music, as well as to encourage musical experimentation and education. “emplive.com,” themuseum’s official site, continues this effort.
  27. EMusic
  28. Essentials of Music – A collaboration between Sony Classical and publisher W.W. Norton & Company, the site provides an introduction to classical music. Users will find overviews of six main periods in music history, short composer biographies augmented by over 200 audio music samples, and a glossary of over 200 music-related terms.
  29. ezFolk – An online study guide for learning how to play guitar and the banjo. Site currently contains over 300 pages of tablature, tutorials, and more.
  30. Folklib Index – A Library of Folk Music Links.
  31. Folkmusic.org
  32. Forte Music Notation Software – “Created by musicians for musicians, Forte is a unique and easy to use score writing software for everyday musicians, teachers and choir leaders. If you are looking for a tool that fits your needs, is easy to use and affordable, Forte is perfect for you! Start writing scores today.”
  33. GEMM – Global Electronic Music Marketplace
  34. Grand Ole Opry – The official home page for the 75-year old Country and Western music program, begun on radio in 1925 and broadcast now on both radio and television from Nashville.
  35. Gregorian Chant Home Page
  36. Harry’s Blues Lyrics Online – site lists lyrics of over 2,500 blues songs, arranged by artist and title, with Real Audio soundclips provided for approximately half of the entries. In addition, the site provides information on guitar tabs and chords, and blues history.
  37. Historic American Sheet Music – Duke University Collection
  38. House of Blues
  39. ack’s Harmonica Page
  40. Jazz: A History of America’s Music – The companion site to the PBS file ‘Jazz’ by Ken Burns. This page features biographies of nearly 100 premiere artists in the field of jazz music, from Louis Armstrong to Lester Young.
  41. Jazz Guitar Online
  42. Jazz Improvisation Primer – “This is the online version of my text, A Jazz Improvisation Primer. Here you can find information on almost every topic relating to jazz improvisation, from jazz history to music theory to practical advice on playing in a group.”
  43. Jazz Online
  44. Jazz Reviews – Quick reviews of the latest jazz releases, audio clips and a “jazzography” section of artists on film. Jazz Review is eager to show you why it is that jazz makes the world go ’round.
  45. Lovely Music – music by Robert Ashley, John Cage, Meredith Monk, Pauline Oliveros, and your other favorite avant-garde composers.
  46. Lyrichord Discs Inc. – information on over 160 traditional World and Early Music recordings, artists, complete liner notes, artist bios, articles & interviews reprinted, lists of suggested further reading on various World and Early music topics.
  47. Lyrics.com – lyrics to hundreds of songs listed by artist
  48. LyricSearch.com – a search engine for lyrics; search by artist, song, album name or lyric.
  49. Lyrics: Rock, Metal and Aternative Bands – This site contains rock lyrics from 60s up to the present day.
  50. Lyrics Search Engine – lyrics to songs listed by artist or title.
  51. Microsoft Music Central – columns, regional entertainment listings for major U.S. cities, extensive album reviews and more.
  52. Joni Mitchell Home Page
  53. Mingus, Charles – 1922-1979 – “the official site of the Mingus Web, devoted to the work of jazz composer and bassist Charles Mingus.”
  54. Modern Drummer Online
  55. Mouse Jam
  56. Mozart Project, The – site contains biographical information, extensive composition lists, essays by Mozart scholars, and more.
  57. MuchMusic
  58. Music – Courtesy of Yahoo
  59. Music Dictionary Online – Our Music Dictionary Online explains words and terms you may meet when reading musical scores, books about music or programme notes on CDs or at concerts. We have made it more comprehensive, by providing copious links to supplementary material in our own Music Theory Online resource, our Musical e-Monographs and external websites.
  60. MusicNewswire – ‘the ultimate music news resource’
  61. Music Song Lyrics
  62. Mutopia – site is similar in spirit to Project Gutenburg, but consists of a growing collection of free music available for download and printing.
  63. Nashville Demo Works – “Nashville Demo Works. We help pro and amateur writers record and produce professional demos and master recordings of their songs they’ve written.”
  64. New Musical Express – NME.Com – the British music mag goes online.
  65. New York Rock
  66. Operabase – site hosts a database of 500 opera houses and festivals, searchable by keyword or browseable alphabetically (with numerous display options) or via clickable maps.
  67. Past Perfect
  68. Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Sensation – National Library of Canada
  69. Public Domain Music – A reference site to help the ordinary person identify public domain songs and public domain music . . . royalty free music you can use anywhere and any way you choose.
  70. Planet Garth – the unofficial Internet Site of Garth Brooks
  71. Red Hot Jazz Archive – A history of Jazz before 1930 – Multimedia site providing audio and video clips for the music that gave the Jazz Age its name. There are biographical entries for bands and individual musicians, and sections containing bibliography and scholarly essays.
  72. RhythmWeb
  73. Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame
  74. Rock Around the World – Music industry online magazine
  75. Rolling Stone.com
  76. Rolling Stones – The Official Rolling Stones Web Site
  77. Santana – official Web site
  78. Sibelius Academy Music Resources
  79. Sinatra Family Album
  80. Smithsonian Jazz – A jazz portal intended to preserve and promote one of America’s greatest art forms: jazz.
  81. SongFile – lyrics to songs listed by artist
  82. Sousa, John Phillip, Home Page
  83. Steely Dan Internet Resource, The
  84. Sub Pop
  85. TagYerit & Wabbit Wecordings
  86. Technobeat Archives – world music reviews from the pages of The Beat.
  87. This Day in Country Music.com – “On this day in country music, provides information on country musicians who where born on this day, like country recordings, country gigs, country musician deaths, country chart positions and significant country music events on this day. The site is updated daily with events from all the major country music artists.”
  88. Three Dog Night – the band that brought Joy to the World.
  89. Tower Records
  90. Ultimate Band List, The
  91. Vintage Jazz Bands on the Internet – Over 360 bands are represented from several different countries.
  92. Wagner, Richard Archive
  93. Warner Bros. Records Home Page
  94. Windham Hill Records Home Page
  95. www.maniacs.com
  96. ZDNet Music – digital music news, discussions, and downloads.
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