Welcome to Lesley Nelson (aka the Contemplator)'s
Popular Songs In American History Website.
American Folk and Traditional Music with Lyrics, Midi Files, Tune Information
and History behind the folksongs and ballads. With folksongs arranged by time period.
This page was created on January 20, 1999
The background music is Over the Hills and Far Away
Sequenced by Lesley Nelson-Burns
You may have problems listening to the music. I am in the process of changing the code to HTML 5 compliant.
Once this is complete, the midi music control will play using the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Opera.
Because of the many requests I receive for information on songbooks and other resources I have become an Amazon Associate (that's the book store type Amazon...) For resources click below to check out