Not by Frank Loesser. Sheet music for Sit Down! You're Rocking the Boat, c1913. Music by Jean Schwartz, Lyrics by William Jerome and Grant Clarke (from the Historic American Sheet Music Collection, digitized by Duke University).
The Mudd subscribes to many indexes to articles in journals and other periodicals. Begin researching this multi-disciplinary subject by using EbscoHost. This is a host for many indexes in many subject areas.
Begin by throwing a wide net and choosing:
- Academic Search Premiere
- America: History and Life
- Music Index Online
- RILM (a comprehensive music bibliography)
Search terms may includes musicals, theatre, the title of the show, rock musicals.
Keep in mind that you will be searching both popular and scholarly sources, and each database will use its own vocabulary. Try searching both Select a term (Optional) (Keyword) and Subject fields.
Search multiple electronic databases and the library catalog at the same time using OneSearch. You will get items in the library plus electronic sources the library has access to such as journal articles, newspaper articles, reviews,etc. To expand your search to items for interlibrary loan, choose "" from the left side bar.
History and Criticism
Subject headings are your friends. In the library catalog, advanced search, do the "in subject" search "musicals history and criticism." This will give you a wealth of information.
Looking for rock musicals? Subject: rock musicals