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Music Censorship: Finding Magazine and Journal Articles

Resources on music censorship

Finding Magazine and Journal Articles

Most of the indexes listed below can be used to find citations for articles. 

When looking for articles in periodicals indexes, try the following terms in a keyword search:

popular music AND censorship
Parents Music Resource Center
backmasking
youth culture AND popular music
politics AND popular music
politics AND rock music
politics AND hip hop
controversy AND popular music
controversy AND hip hop
controversy AND rock music
drugs AND popular music
obscenity AND popular music
freedom of expression AND music
first amendment AND music
parental advisory

When you have found a citation, do a title search for the journal title the online catalog to see if we own the magazine or journal with the article. A few of the sources listed below are full-text and will allow you to download PDFs of the articles you find online.

Suggested Periodicals in BGSU's Collections

Some of these resources are located in the Music Library's reference section or the Bill Schurk Sound Archives, and can only be used within the library. Click on the title to check the location and availability.

Search for Periodicals