How to cite a Song in Spine

Use this template to cite a Song in the Spine citation style.

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Citation Guide: Song in Spine
Reference a Song in Spine

How do you cite a Song in the Spine referencing style?

Here’s an example Song citation in Spine using placeholders.
Lastname F. Song Title. Available at 2000, Accessed September 19, 2021.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album we’d do so like this:

Spine song citation:
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. Available at 1969, Accessed September 19, 2021.
Citing websites and links in Spine is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation song reference in Spine looks like this:

Frequently Asked Questions — Spine Song Referencing

How do I cite a Song in Spine?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Song?

Yes — Use a Spine reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Song in Spine?

The Spine 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 Spine?

An in-text reference for a Song in Spine is done like this:
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