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Here are sites where you will find lyrics for folk songs. If the same site includes music in standard notation or music your computer can play or tunes in ABC format it'll be in more than one section. Or see a handy dandy table that lists all of them at once!

Airs, Ballads, Ditties, Folksongs, Hymns and War Songs

American History in Song

Australian Folk Songs

Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads

Bruce Olson's Scarce Songs Part I and Part II

The Civil War Music Site

DigiMuse Australian Folk Songs

The Digital Traditions Folksong Database Search Page

Folk music of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and America

Folk Songs of the World

Folksongs of the World

Geoff Grainger's Index to Folk Music

Irish Folk Song lyrics and searchable index

The Max Hunter Folk Song Collection

Poetry and Music of the War Between the States

Rod's Oldtimey Tunebook

Scottish Song Lyrics

Songs of Scotland

Taylor's Traditional Tunebook

Tradfrance's Home Page