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.
Template:
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Lastname F. Song Title. Available at http://www.example.com. 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:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. Available at https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. 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:
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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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