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Below are more resources for free pop, rock and country sheet music. They are listed in alphabetical order. or, you can save a bit of time by searching here...

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Instrumentation for: Piano & Guitar
Categories: Popular

Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
At this interesting Russian web site you'll find sheet music, scanned as posted as *gif files, for a dozen Beatles songs including Love Me Do, A Hard Day's Night, Help, Let it Be and others. Updated 02/02/2005.

Blank Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: None
Categories: Any
Catalog Size: Special
This is a VERY cool, totally free web site for anyone who scores their own music and/or tabs. In just seconds, you can create blank music sheets in virtually any format, and them print them out for scoring. Music teachers and students will find this an invaluable resource! Added 06/22/2005.

COWPIE Song Corral
Instrumentation for: Guitar (Tablature)
Categories: Popular

Catalog Size: Huge
COWPIE is one of the Internet's most extensive collections of country music guitar tablature. The files available for download are simple text files, with the song lyrics and chords. Nothing fancy, but if you love country music and have the skill necessary to improvise from chord charts, you will find this searchable collection very useful. Lots of very popular acts represented here, including Shania Twain, the Eagles, Sara Evans, Clint Black, Jackson Browne and more. Updated 02/22/2005.

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Drum Bum
Instrumentation for: Drum Tab
Categories: Popular

Catalog Size: None, Link Directory
Normally, we don't link to sites that contain just links to other sites. In this case, however, since the topic at hand is drum tablature, and we don't generally feature drum tab web sites, we thought we'd share with you this excellent collection of links to drum tablature for most all of your favorite popular artists, including Metallica, Rush, Nirvana, Led Zepplin and much, much more. Aside from the tab, Drum Bum is an excellent resource for drummers with links to free drum lessons and a gift shop for drummers. Added 11/04/2002.
Instrumentation for: Folk Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Harmonica
Categories: Traditional, Christmas
, Popular, Folk.
Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)

Richard Hefner’s excellent instructional site for banjo, folk guitar, harmonica and ukulele includes tablature and tutorials as well MP3 files for most of the songs. You'll find a number of Christmas selections, as well as popular folk favorites such as
Amazing Grace, Blue Mountain, Cripple Creek, and Greensleeves. A small, but fantastic tab collection for folk and traditional instrumentalists. Updated 06/21/2005.

Final Fantasy
Instrumentation for: Piano, Guitar, Clarinet, Band, Flute, Strings, Others
Categories: Popular, Game Soundtracks

Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
This fan site is dedicated to Nobuo Uematsu, the composer and arranger of music for the Sony Playstation
Final Fantasy game series. Select the 'sheet music' option under the Download drop down list, and you'll find a large selection of sheet music scores arranged for several different instruments. Sheet music is zipped, but once downloaded and upzipped, you'll find high quality PDF files. Added 07/01/2002.

Garden of Praise: Arrangements for Piano
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Christmas, Popular

Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
Here you'll find some very easy piano arrangements for a number of popular, public domain songs. These include several Christmas tunes, such as
Silent Night, Deck the Halls, and Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, as well as kids songs such as B-I-N-G-O, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, and Happy Birthday. The sheet music is in *.gif format. Added 01/03/2003.

George Winston and 'Friends'
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Popular, New Age

Catalog Size: Medium (25-50)
This Korean site offers free sheet music downloads from pianists George Winston, David Lanz, Suzanne Ciani, Michael Jones, Yanni, and others. The files are scanned from a Korean songbook, and thus the quality (and accuracy) of the transcriptions varies. Files are zipped, in *.jpg format. A great find for Winston fans especially, as sheet music songbooks from his CDs are unavailable in the U.S. Note: You can support the artists represented at this site by purchasing songbooks by David Lanz, Suzanne Ciani, and Yanni directly from Sheet Music Plus. Updated 10/07/2002.

Greg's MIDI and Tab
Instrumentation for: Guitar (Tablature)
Categories: Popular
Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
A well-rounded guitar tab site featuring lots of classic Rock and Roll including AC/DC, Kiss, The Beatles, Clapton and More. One very cool feature is that MIDI files are provided for each song, with guitar and vocal tracks removed so you can jam with the band. No need to be embarrassed by your rusty chops - jam with the band from home! Sorted alphabetically. Added 03/04/2002
Instrumentation for: Guitar (Tablature)
Categories: Popular

Catalog Size: Huge (30,000+)
Yet another tablature site with a huge catalog of popular music for guitarists. Searchable or browseable by artist/band name, with top 45 searches one-click away. Style of tablature varies depending on submitter, many selections offered in varying styles. Added 01/28/2002.

Guitar Masters Jazz Charts
Instrumentation for: Guitar (Lead Sheets), Piano (Melody & Chords)
Categories: Popular, Jazz

Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
Guitar Masters instructional guitar pages include *.gif downloads for a large selection of popular songs, classics, and 'golden oldies' such as
Aint Misbehavin, April in Paris, House of the Rising Sun, Misty, September in the Rain, Unforgettable, Yesterday and many, many others. These lead sheets contain melody and chords, which can be adapted for guitarists or used as 'fake sheets' for pianists. Added 05/06/2002.

Moon Songs: Smashing Pumpkins Piano Music
Instrumentation for: Piano
Categories: Rock

Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
Those of you looking for piano music with a bit of an 'edge' might enjoy Moon Songs, a collection of free piano sheet music based on songs by the band Smashing Pumpkins. Most of the free sheet music provided here is transcribed by fans of the band. The quality of the sheet music varies (we found some that were even hand-written!) but if you're a fan, who cares? Plenty to choose from, mostly available in *.gif or *.jpg format. Updated 12/03/2001 Support the artists you love and purchase Smashing Pumpkins sheet music here!

Muse Mania
Instrumentation for: Guitar, Electric Piano
Categories: Pop/Rock

Catalog Size: Small (10-25)
The UK rock band Muse, who draws inspiration from groups like Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and Radiohead, have made sheet music and tablature for a number of their original songs available for their fans. Sheet music is written primarily for guitarists, but does include lead sheets for electric piano and vocals. Downloads are provided in *.jpg format. Click on 'Tablature' link to browse and download the files. Added 09/23/2002.

Music Education Magic
Instrumentation for: Full Band Scores
Categories: Classical, Pop, Christmas
Catalog Size: Small (33 as of this writing)

Folks looking for complete band scores in particular will find something to please here at Music Education Magic. Complete scores are included in both PDF and Sibelius formats for a large number of Christmas tunes plus many traditional favorites such as Amazing Grace, The Star-Spangled Banner, Ode to Joy, Dixie, Alouette and others. Added 12/28/2007.

The Music Library of Denis Bouriakov
Instrumentation for: Piano, Orchestral, Flute, Sax, Violin, Recorder & More
Categories: Classical
, Pop
Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
Bouriakov's classical sheet music library includes a large seleciton of songs from Bach, Brahams, Skriabin and others. You'll also find, strangely enough, a dozen or so songs by the rock band Queen. Sheet music is in both PDF and TIF format, and the quality varies throughout. Added 06/24/2003.

Instrumentation for: Guitar, Bass and Drum Tablature
Categories: Popular, Rock, Alternative, Punk, Metal

Catalog Size: Huge
TabMall offers free guitar and drum tabs by the thousands, with browseable directories of popular songs. The visitor who recomended this site to us was particularly impressed with their selection of tabs for more obscure, punk and metal bands. But, the site offers a very complete collection of tabs for general rock and pop fans, too. Additional resources include guitar lessons. Tabs browseable by band name. Added 02/25/2002.

Instrumentation for: Piano Guitar, Violin, and a dozen other instruments.
Categories: Pop, Movies, Television and More..
Catalog Size: Huge (1400+)

You'll find sheet music here for virtually any instrument, even more obscure ones like the harp and accordion. The emphasis is on popular and contemporary music, and you'll find scores here from many popular television shows (Stargate, X-Files, Prison Break), movies (Star Wars, Titanic, Transformers) as well as artists like Linkin Park, Metallica, Britney Spears and many more. Added 01/12/2009.

Tobias Collection of Bass Transcriptions
Instrumentation for: Bass Guitar Tablature
Categories: Popular, Rock, Jazz, Classical
Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
Tobias operates this 'free-for-all' link page to to other bass tablature offerings. It's large, and has links to some notable selections, including bass transcriptions for Tower of Power, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Blues Brothers, Rush and others. The site is aging, and hasn't been updated for some time, so be prepared for the possibility of broken links. Updated 05/22/2003

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