looking for lyrics? use the
search engine...enter the
artist's name, the song name or the album name
Find out about your favourite artist
on the period to go to 3 very well documented pages....
American Popular Music before 1900
American Popular Music from 1900 - 1950
American Popular Music from 1950 -
American songs in their historical
Classic songs, covers ...from BBC radio 2
Songs in class
Music in class
Watch the video, hear the sounds and learn
the language of the hits and clubs.
Rock Hall of Fame
blues to rap , seventy themes
great adress to fish for ideas
activities with songs in the esl class
of songs by alphabetical order of titles
have suggested themes and/or worksheets
for using songs and texts
esl with songs
English with hits
over 8000 songs in the Database you're sure to find what you're looking
Bound For Glory: The Life and Times of Woody
Devoted to folksinger Woody Guthrie, this
history, music, photographs, essays, poems,
drawings." Profiles Guthrie's early years in
time spent in California, the Pacific Northwest
Coulee Dam songs), and New York (Almanac Singers).
Includes sheet music for a few of Guthrie's well-known songs.
the biographies of many of the most influential
and listen to
A history of jazz music
jazz time line
Holiday : Strange fruit
Billie Holiday's Strange Fruit: Using
Music to Send a Message
about the origin of the song with
other interesting links on the period (lynching, Jim Crow ...)
strange fruit and protest music
This site presents a brief summary of the
spirituals sung by blacks in the United States as
information about singers, songs, and composers.
You will also find
a searchable and browsable list of songs with
Singers and bands
All the lyrics
Lennon : Imagine
the message of peace in popular music
start the fire"
The man and the legend
of two songs: Buffalo Soldier and Could You Be Loved
The Wailers and Bob
Another Day in Paradise
An Englishman in New York
Lyrics + video- clip
what is the song about :
about Quentin Crisp
hop, drum'n'base, R'n'B and garage ...
out about why it is so popular... text + video
do you think about urban music?
about some teenagers opinions on the subject:
Lyrics + origins of the song
of lyrics (with music for some of them)
Lalitha's Nursery Rhymes and Songs
thirty poems and other fingerplay exercises.
and Traditional Music and Popular Songs, with Lyrics, Midi, Tune
History behind the folksongs and ballads. Irish,
British and American