MUSIC 103: Introduction to Popular Music

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Reference resources are often difficult to track down. Try searching the library catalogue using the advanced search feature:

  • limit "Call Number" to Music 
  • experiment with subject terms:
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    • directory
    • popular music
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Reference Sources

Below is a selection of reference books and collections of essays (print and digital) that you may find useful for finding background information in popular music studies: