Musical Recording

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Musical Recording

Any track or album from a compact disc, MP3 recording, MIDI, cassette, or vinyl recording.

Structure: Writer Last, F. M. (Year). Track name [Recorded by First M. Last]. On Album name [CD/MP3/MIDI/Cassette/Vinyl]. Producer First M. Last. (Recording Year, Month Date)
*Contributer Note: There will not always be a separate writer, conductor, orchestra or performer.
*Album Note: If citing the entire album, do not fill out Track Name or recording date.

Front Cover

Back or Inside Cover:

Citation: Lady Gaga. (2011). Born this way [CD]. Vincent Herbert. (2011)



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