Traditional ballads are among my abiding preoccupations. This page offers links to descriptions of my own field work, as well as other sites of interest to ballad studies.

My own field work.

Other ballad links

The 26th annual I.B.C. conference (Swansea)

The Traditional Ballad Index: An Annotated Bibliography of the Folk Songs of the English-Speaking World

The Digital Tradition

The Helen Hartness Flanders Collection

The Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress

An Index to Recorded Sources of Folk Music

Martin Nail's page of English folk music resources

Volkslieder Verzeichnis, a database of folk songs in English and German, with some MIDI tunes

Bodleian Library: Broadside Ballads Project

The Southern Folklife Collection