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MUS505 - Popular Music and Culture

MUS 505 Research Essay - Finding Sources

This guide will show you how to find Peer Reviewed articles and other sources for your MUS 505 essay.

  • For essay guidelines, please refer to your Assignment handout. 


There is a good chance there is NO PEER REVIEWED article on your chosen musical artist or group. 

BUT there will be peer reviewed articles on the musical genre or historical issues that surround your artist. 

  • Conduct a search using your artist/groups name - if nothing shows up....
    • Conduct a search on the genre or the bigger issue facing that group during its time.


Hip Hop and Politics

Racism and Popular Music 

Women and Country Music

Heavy Metal Music and Youth Identity 

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