MSPAL has a variety of resources to help you with your popular music research project, including databases, articles, books, CDs, and some unique primary sources.
Below, you will find a brief description of some of the tools that may be most helpful to you.
There are many discographies and guides to research in the reference section of MSPAL. Here are a few that may be especially useful:
You can find collections of rare or unique materials at Special Collections in the Performing Arts (SCPA), located inside MSPAL. A few collections might be especially interesting to popular music researchers: