There's lot of good stuff out there; far too much to list. But here are a few more suggestions for sources and artists.

Our list includes links to lyric sheets , recordings , and videos .

Sing Out! whose "mission is to preserve and support the cultural diversity and heritage of all traditional and contemporary folk musics..."

One of the most popular radio stars in the 1930's, Annette Hanshaw had a ten-year recording career. She ended many of her recordings with the phrase "That's all."

Wiki article about Annette Hanshw


Sita Sings the Blues

These folk have lots more of her stuff, but not as many lyrics as they claim.

Here We Are

I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling

Still Alive is the ever-so-appropriate end-credit music for the video game Portal from Valve Software.

Wiki Entry about "Portal".

Valve Software

Still Alive

Fantasic folk music with deep, sensitive lyrics and vocals.

Down Into a Creek

Riding It Out

Jordan O'Jordan (Jordan Smith), Onyx of Olympia, and Twig Palace (Colleen Johnson).

You can buy this album and hear more like it at

You can visit Polka Dot Dot Dot on Myspace and hear even more.

Little Finger

A super-cool garage band from Santa Cruz.

Interesting People

Long Tomorrow

Included links to an updated version by Tom Paxton. Editorial Note: Tom and everyone else blame Fanny Mae for much of the 2008 financial crisis. But Fannie Mae was the good guy here; made a scapegoat by George W Bush.

I am Changing My Name to Chrysler