All the books listed on this tab can be found in the reference section on the third floor of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
The green book of songs by subject : the thematic guide to popular music. 4th edition, updated and expanded.
Nashville, Tenn. : Professional Desk Reference, 1995.
Call number: JME 95-153
Stecheson, Anthony and Anne Stecheson.
The Stecheson classified song directory.
Hollywood, Calif. : Music Industry Press, 1961.
Call number: *R-Music 08-441
Variety music cavalcade, 1620-1969 : a chronology of vocal and instrumental music popular in the United States : 3rd edition with an introduction by Abel Green.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 
Call number: *R-Music 72-649
Hit songs, 1900-1955 : American popular music of the pre-rock era.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2007
Call number: JMF 07-1591
Joel Whitburn presents A century of pop music : year-by-year top 40 rankings of the songs & artists that shaped a century : compiled from America's popular music charts, surveys, and record listings 1900-1939, and Billboard's pop singles charts, 1940-1999.
Menomonee Falls, Wis. : Record Research, 1999.
Call number: *L 01-4247