How to cite a Song in BibTeX generic citation style

Use this template to cite a Song in the BibTeX Generic Citation Style citation style.


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Citation Guide: Song in BibTeX generic citation style
Reference a Song in BibTeX generic citation style

How do you cite a Song in the BibTeX generic citation style referencing style?

Here’s an example Song citation in BibTeX generic citation style using placeholders.
Template:
@book{Lastname_2000, title={Song Title}, url={http://www.example.com}, journal={Album}, author={Lastname, Firstname}, year={2000}, month={Jan.} }
So if we want to cite, for example, “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album we’d do so like this:

BibTeX generic citation style song citation:
@book{The Beatles_1969, title={Here Comes the Sun}, url={https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150}, journal={Abbey Road}, author={The Beatles}, year={1969}, month={Sep.} }
Citing websites and links in BibTeX generic citation style is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation song reference in BibTeX generic citation style looks like this:
The Beatles_1969

Frequently Asked Questions — BibTeX Generic Citation Style Song Referencing

How do I cite a Song in BibTeX Generic Citation Style?

You can very easily reference a Song in the “BibTeX Generic Citation Style” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Song?

How do you reference a Song in BibTeX Generic Citation Style?

The BibTeX Generic Citation Style reference for a Song is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Song in BibTeX Generic Citation Style?

An in-text reference for a Song in BibTeX Generic Citation Style is done like this:
Lastname_2000
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