What Happened To USA Top 40? – Song Structure

Why are people switching from Top 40 to Country? Are people longing for the farm or trailer parks? I think not. Part of the problem could be as simple as the way top 40 music in America is being structured. Enjoy! www.djtutor.com

Author: briansredd
Duration: 600
Published: 2008-04-15 08:19:02
What Happened To USA Top 40? – Song Structure

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