Here are the tables in my database.

music (
  id int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment,
  catid int(11) default NULL,
  song_title varchar(255) default NULL,
  artist varchar(75) default NULL,
  PRIMARY KEY  (`id`)
) ENGINE=MyISAM  DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1 AUTO_INCREMENT=1;

Category

category (
catid int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment,
name varchar(30) default NULL,
PRIMARY KEY  (`catid`)
) ENGINE=MyISAM  DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1 AUTO_INCREMENT=1;

category  VALUES(1, 'Bridal Songs');
category  VALUES(2, 'Party Songs');

Now, Here is my question:
How would I display information based on the category that the songs are in.

Thanks once again for the help.

i would use:

<?php
$catid = '1';
$sql = "SELECT * FROM `music` WHERE `music`.`catid` = '" . $catid . "'";
$query = mysql_query($sql, $con) or die('Error: ' . mysql_error());
while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($query)) {
    display information
}
?>

Keith: Thanks for the help. I have one more question. Is there a way I can display the category name as well for example:

Category Name 
Song Title         Artist
$catid = '1';
$sql = "SELECT `music`.`song_title`,`music`.`artist`,`category`.`name` FROM `music`,`category` WHERE `music`.`catid` = `category`.`catid` AND `music`.`catid` = '" . $catid . "' ORDER BY `category`.`catid` DESC";
$query = mysql_query($sql,$con);
while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($query)) {
    $cat_name = $row['name'];
    $song_title = $row['song_title'];
    $artist = $row['artist'];
}

i think that should work. i cant remember if my syntax is correct or not. let me know if it works or not. i will fix it if it doesn't.

keith
Here is what I get when I load it:

Warning: mysql_query(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL-Link resource in party.php on line 5

Warning: mysql_fetch_assoc(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in party.php on line 6

try this.

$catid = '1';
$sql = "SELECT `music`.`song_title`,`music`.`artist`,`category`.`name` FROM `music`,`category` WHERE `music`.`catid` = `category`.`catid` AND `music`.`catid` = '" . $catid . "' ORDER BY `category`.`catid` DESC";
$query = mysql_query($sql);
while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($query)) {
    $cat_name = $row['name'];
    $song_title = $row['song_title'];
    $artist = $row['artist'];
}

Keith,
I got it work, I had to take $con. Thanks again for the help.

:)

This is what I get:

Bridal Songs
Song Title                     Artist 
test                              test 

Bridal Songs
Song Title                     Artist 
A Song For Moma          Boys II Men

This is what I need:

Bridal Songs
Song Title                     Artist 
test                              test 
A Song For Moma          Boys II Men

you will have to query the database 2 seperate times to do that. one to get the category name and one to display the data.

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