APA In-Text and Reference Citations for Songs

In-Text Citations             

Parenthetical

Signal Phrase

Quotation or Paraphrase         (Callaghan, 2015, track 10)                                             Callaghan (2015) sang about his love of Michigan lakes when he said . . .                                           
 

Reference citation for a song

Writer, A. A. (copyright year). Title of song [Recorded by A. A. Artist if different from writer]. On Title of the album [Medium of recording: CD, record, cassette, etc.] Location: Label. (date of recording if different from song copyright date)

Callaghan, M. J. (2015). Water signs. On The depths of Michigan [CD]. Traverse City, MI: TC Artists.