Lyrics and Music
- The Jazz Professional - another must-be-seen-to-be-believed site for anyone with a Jazz background, or who's playing Jazz now. Has hundreds of hours of reading material - interviews, biographies, memoirs and photos.
Big Bands Database - literally everything anyone could ever want to
know about Jazz and Swing. Also a comprehensive (to put it mildly)
collection of music-related links.
- Jumbo Jimbo's Song Lyrics Archive -
Lyrics can be searched for in a number of ways. Also an excellent
collection of Songs with chord/Lyrics sheets, Songs with fingering charts
and songs with tabs.
- Lyrics World - literally thousands of lyrics here,
good selection of oldies and standards
- Rabid Squirrel's Jazz Archives - strange name,
excellent collection - lyrics to jazz tunes but also lots of pop and
- Collins Crapos Oldies Site - Reviews of tunes and
Oldies Lyrics Page (no longer open, but archived at Internetarchives.org- Lyrics as well as midi files of many songs - awkward interface, and slow-loading
- Looking for Live Irish Music anywhere the world? Check
out Mr Frank Ryan's LiveIrishMusic.com -
an outstanding resource!
- GEMM - Hard-to-find
new & used cds, tapes and vinyl - found many showband and
showband artists 45s/78s listed here - Brendan Shine, Dermot Hegarty,
Butch Moore, Sean Dunphy, Brendan Bowyer...etc., etc. Prices? You shoulda
held on to those old 45's, folks!
- The Swinging 60's 2002 - not showband related, but
this eclectic site has lots of information about 60's pop and
(search hint: to get
better results, enclose search terms in quotation marks. ie "The
at 800 x 600
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