How do you cite a band MLA?

Follow the MLA format template: list the name of the performer or band as the author, the name of the album as the title of the source, the publisher, and the date. In the optional-element slot at the end of the entry, list the format: Beatles. The Beatles.

Are song titles italicized MLA?

In MLA 7 and 8, titles of books, journals, websites, albums, blogs, movies, tv shows, magazines, and newspapers should all be italicized. Titles of articles, episodes, interviews, songs, should be in quotes. Quotation marks or italics are not required for articles, webpages, songs, episodes, etc.

Is Happy Birthday Song capitalized?

To name the traditional song, both words are capitalized: “Happy Birthday to You,” or “Happy Birthday.” In dialogue (as in a published novel or story), the first term would normally be capitalized at the beginning of a sentence: “Happy birthday, Rhoda!” But in a personal greeting, you can style it however you wish: …

Do you put a comma after happy birthday and before someone name?

Because you’re addressing a person directly, there should be a comma between the greeting and the person’s name. Correct: Happy Birthday, Mary! Even if your wishes are less than festive, you still want your comma use to be on point.

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