Links Index

Woodman Links

Updated
02 Apr 2015

artists & agencies etc

 

<Links to the many artists who have appeared at the club can be found on the diary pages>

  All Music Guide Find biographical information and recording history of your favourite artist, whether it be folk, blues, rock, rap, gospel, world, reggae etc etc 
  Beesweb This is the Official Richard Thompson Site. Worth a visit, just to be impressed by the site. Whilst you're there, try the Song-O-Matic. 

 

Bob Dylan

The official site for Dylan Aficionados

 

Chris Smither

This is a good site for Chris Smither devotees. Hear the songs, get the lyrics, buy the merchandise and most important, find out when he's next in the UK!

 

Dick Gaughan

This is a nicely set up site with  Dick Gaughan's lyrics, together with tabs and mp3 files.

  Dominic Ward Dominic Ward is a local folk musician and songwriter living in Sedgley, Dudley. You can check out his music, which is free to download from his website.

 

Don McLean

For all you American Pie fans out there

 

Ents Webs Folk Musicians

A handy directory of folk singers/musicians/bands. It takes you straight to the relevant web site

 

Folk Images from NW England and beyond

 A wonderful site! Pictures of many artists, lots of links - what's on, local radio etc etc

  Ian Pittaway Ian Pittaway's site - Traditional and early music on voice, guitars and period instruments

 

Leonard Cohen

Last time Keith Hancock visited the club he told us that Leonard Cohen was in a monastery. Well he had been, but he came back down the mountain in 1999 with armfuls of poems and songs.

 

Martin Simpson

All sorts of Martin Simpson stuff here - including merchandise.

 

Ralph McTell

Ralph McTell's Official Home Page

 

Selected English Folk Singers

A good resource for photos and brief bios of some English folk singers

 

Sing365.com This isn't specifically a folk or blues site but it contains biographies and lyrics of hundreds of artists from Dusty Springfield through the Sex Pistols to Dr Dre along with well known folk and blues artists such as Joan Baez and Bo Diddley included. Highly recommended, but beware the pop up ads!

 

Singer Songwriter Directory A database of singer songwriters, which includes over 700 from the UK. It's not comprehensive, but fun to browse through and see who you can find.

 

Stoneyport Agency

Gig lists and bios of many folk artists - well worth a visit

 

The Band of Rack & Ruin

One of the best Folk-Rock bands around - and a very nice web-site, too!

  The Night Watch Mediaeval, renaissance and baroque music on period instruments reviving the genuine links between folk music and early music. 

 

The Original Unofficial Steve Earle Site

It may not be folk music, but Steve Earle's songs often get played in sessions. Here's where you can learn about him as well as picking up some lyrics and guitar tabs

 

Tom Rush

Tom Rush was/is one of the US Folk/Blues greats. Here you can have a nostalgia trip through his recordings and catch up with what he's doing now.