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Popular Music

Library Resources for Popular Music

Reference Books on Popular Music and Song

Additional information about popular songs can be found in these books.  They aren't as comprehensive as the texts above but they each have a unique approach or contents.   All of these books are located on the Reference shelves in the Music Collection.

Verifying Song Titles, etc.

These books are the best place to start when verifying song information.  They all have indexes of both composers and song titles and the first two have their own unique additional information.   They are located in the Reference area of the Music Collection

Web Resources

http://www.allmusic.com is a resource that allows you to search by artist, genre, or song title.  For each song, it gives a list of the performers who have recorded the song.