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Sheet Music/Tablature

[Bullet] Guitybase Song Database - Guitybase is a free guitar database where you can record your instruments.  It also has a guitar tab database.

[Bullet] Free Tab from Daniele Bazzani
Daniele Bazzani

[Bullet] Guitar Down Under Bill Tyers created a great site for free fingerstyle guitar arrangements and a lot of articles on guitar playing.

[Bullet] Derek Coombs. A fantastic collection of original compositions and arrangements.

[Bullet] Doc's Workshop Mike Lydiat has provided a great source of open tuning tablature (TablEdit)

[Bullet] Bob Wolford and Friends New site with some great fingerstyle tab

[Bullet] Duane Langston Duane has nice selection of tunes in a number of tab formats.  Check it out.

[Bullet] TablEdit Tab Free TAB in TablEdit file format.  Free TablEdit Reader.

[Bullet] Davy Rogers Traditional Irish Guitar Tab An excellent collection of Irish TAB in TablEdit format.

[Bullet] John Fahey Tab The John Fahey web site has a new section with a bunch of John's tunes in TAB.

[Bullet] Guitar Et Similia. Here is a new Italian site (in English) with some great fingerstyle TAB files in Guitar Pro or TablEdit format.  Be sure to check it out.

[Bullet] Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music.  The Levy Collection is arranged in 38 topical categories. A rich source of copyright free music for new guitar arrangements.

[Bullet] Historic American Sheet Music.  Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library from Duke University.  A veritible gold mine of music from days gone by. 

[Bullet] The Unofficial Leo Kottke Web Page.  Here's the definitive Leo Kottke web page with an extensive offering of ASCII TAB along with just about everything else you could want to know about this outstanding musician.

[Bullet] The TAB Pigs.  The TAB pigs are a group of fingerstyle musicians who are die hard Kottke lovers and created this page to share their transcriptions with others.  With fans like these, Leo doesn't need to worry about his popularity fading anytime soon!

[Bullet] El McMeen's Page. El McMeen specializes in the Irish and Celtic styles of music and plays predominantly in the Low C tuning.  His work has been published in a number of books and he has provided some of those transcriptions here. 

[Bullet] Dan Mozell Dan is an acoustic guitarist with interests in a variety of musical styles. His page includes a lot of tablature of traditional Irish and Scottish tunes mostly for flatpicking guitar, but some are fingerstyle guitar as well.

[Bullet] Brad's Page of Steel This page is devoted to Slide guitar and Steel Lap Guitar.  You will find some TAB (ASCII TAB) with MIDI to get an idea of how it should sound.

Guitar Styles

[Bullet] Perso Flamenco. Victor Reny has a great site dedicated to Flamenco and Classical guitar.  He offers mp3 files of along with a great collection of scores you can download.  Don't miss it.

[Bullet] The Guitarists Homepage Web page dedicated to Classical and Flamenco style guitar:

[Bullet] Glenn Weiser's Celtic Music Page  Glenn has written a number of books on Celtic fingerstyle guitar; many of which are reviewed on this site.  His web site has information on these along with supporting reviews.   There is also a country blues guitar discography, and a lot of other interesting info.  This page and is worth a visit.

Guitar Magazines, Publishers, Organizations

[Bullet] Acoustic Magazine  A UK based magazine dedicated to acoustic guitar.

Mel Bay PublicationsSome of the best books I own were published by Mel Bay.   Their web site has a list of what books are available as well a music freebie that's usually pretty good.
[Bullet] Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop Some of the best fingerstyle guitar material is published by Stefan Grossman.

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[Bullet] Guitar Chalk Here you'll find all of Guitar Chalk's educational content which focuses on thorough, long-form articles that are useful to all skill levels. Material is applicable both for self-study and as a teaching resource in a tutorial or classroom environment.
[Bullet] String Kick It has a collection of in-depth lessons for guitarists on learning songs by ear, performing better on stage, barre chord technique and more.
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Guitar Lessons Find guitar near your location to get private guitar lessons.
[Bullet] How to Play Great Fingerpicking Guitar Andy Polon has put together a great and free fingerstyle guitar instruction series.
[Bullet] Dan Holloway  - a recommended website for fingerstyle guitar instruction
[Bullet] GuitarPlayerWorld.com  - a website that provides free quality guitar
lessons online using Guitar Pro as a learning platform.

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London Guitar Institute - Guitar school founded by Stefan Joubert specializing in teaching adults rock, jazz, blues, classical and acoustic styles in London.
[Bullet] Guitar Nation Live - A great source for free beginner guitar instruction and music theory.
[Bullet] JamPlay - A great video-based resource for learning.  Good system, reasonable prices and huge selection of material.  Worth checking out.
[Bullet] Guitar Nick - Great source for free on-line fingerstyle lessons and tab.
[Bullet] Arranging for Fingerstyle Guitar - a great set of lessons for how to create fingerstyle arrangements
[Bullet] Jazz Guitar Online Jazz guitar instruction site by Dirk Laukens
[Bullet] Guitar Man Acoustic Guitar Tips  Guitar care and playing tips
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Guitar Instruction by Charlotte Adams offers some good tips on practicing and other general information.
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All Guitar Chords This site is just what it says.  A free chord generator applet that is great to bookmark.
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Paolo Sereno This is the site of a great Italian fingerstyle player who also offers Tab and some useful instructional pages.
[Bullet] Andreas Oberholz  If you know German and are looking for instruction, you'll find some instructional material.
[Bullet] Flamenco Guitar of Graf-Martinez Flamenco Guitar methods, software, CD-ROMs, courses (free download)
[Bullet] Rolly Brown's Guitar Tips Weekly tips that offer some very useful information.
[Bullet] Guitar Noise This is one excellent instructional site! I've already spent far too many hours there reading all the great articles over there.  Definitely worth a visit. 
[Bullet] International Guitar Seminars If you are into the playing acoustic blues or slide guitar, this is one of the best workshops around. 

[Bullet] How to Play Great Fingerpicking Guitar Andy Polon has put together a great and free fingerstyle guitar instruction series.

[Bullet] Classical & Fingerstyle Guitar. An Italian site dedicated to Classical and Fingerstyle guitar.  It offers a nice collection of classical guitar music.

Shopping - Guitars, Books, or CDs

[Bullet] Minor 7th A site that reviews the best in guitar CDs, including fingerstyle, jazz, folk, rock or new age.  Great place to to find out about some of the more obscure releases. 
[Bullet] Guitar Base If you're shopping for a new guitar or other guitar equipment, a good place to look for information is the Guitar Base.  It will give you list of retailers who have what you want in stock, and many times what they want for it.
[Bullet] Elderly Instruments.  I bought more guitars here than I'm willing to admit.  If you're looking for new, used, or classic guitars, they have it all.  Plus they have the best selection and prices for fingerstyle books and CDs I've seen anywhere.
[Bullet] The Guitar Gallery.  My favorite place to window shop for guitars.   I burned out more than one keyboard drooling over the high-end guitars carried by these folks.  If you're looking for a "top-of-the-line" guitar, you got to stop in here...they have the best of the best!
[Bullet] Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop.  You can order all of Grossman's books and videos from his web site; and this one has secure on-line ordering.
[Bullet] Happy Traum's Homespun Tapes.  You can browse their on-line catalog and order an impressive array of Videos via secure on-line ordering.  Happy Traum has a proven reputation for quality instructional material (not to mention being an exceptional guitar player himself).
[Bullet] Accent On Music. This site offers for sale all of the Books, Video's and CD's of Mark Hanson.  It also has an growing selection of fingerstyle guitar CD's by many of today's best fingerstyle artists.  It's a great place to stop for a visit.  Be sure to check out the FREE Tab files and the great articles Mark's written over the years; the DADGAD article is very well done.
[Bullet] Acoustic Music Resource. An absolute nirvanna of fingerstyle acoustic music!  This site is dedicated to Acoustic Fingerstyle music and videos and has CDs and videos of all the best players around.  You can order directly from there SECURE site.  Their samplers are a real bargin and I highly recommend them.
 

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Guitarist Links

[Bullet] The FolkLib Index

[Bullet] Stefan Wirz's American Music

Guitar Construction, Repair, and Audio

[Bullet] Guitar Repair Bench - A site dedicated to providing the best instructional articles about guitar repair, maintenance, and guitar building on the web, so you can repair your own guitars.
[Bullet] Fret Not Guitar Repair Great on-line resource for guitar repair information.  Definitely worth a visit.
[Bullet] Early Romantic Guitar: Gallery of Dated Instruments   Great site with dated photos of some of the oldest guitars on record.
[Bullet] Acoustic Properties of Classical Guitars   If you are fascinated by the physics of acoustic guitars, this is a great site to visit.  Be sure to check out the "Measuring Quality Guitar Sound" page.
[Bullet] Frets.com   This site is highly recommended for everything related to guitar maintenance.  Extremely thorough and detailed information written by an expert in the field.
[Bullet] Acoustic Guitar Owners Manual
A great subsection of the Frets.com site
[Bullet] Rauen Guitars   If you live near Milwaukee and need your guitar worked on, his shop is THE place to go.
 

About Guitars

[Bullet] Note Cannons   A great non-commercial web site dedicated to National Resonators from past to present....really good info.

Recommended Guitar Forums

[Bullet] Chet Atkins Forum Forum for the discussion of guitar-related issues, with particular emphasis on fingerstyle guitar and specifically, the life and music of history's greatest guitar player, Mister Guitar, Chet Atkins.

[Bullet] Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum   The forum name speaks for itself in regards to what they focus on.  If you're a Martin lover, this is THE place.

[Bullet] 13th Fret Forum   A great long-running forum for acoustic guitar lovers.
 

And Last But Not Least!...gotta go see this one!

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