A FAST 15 MINUTES: Start Me Up

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A FAST 15 MINUTES: Start Me Up

Here's something new for you at Elsewhere when you have 15 minutes to spare.

Have a listen to this, a short programme about how songs can be started with a hook, a riff, nagging repetition and so on.

Enjoy . . . and see how many songs or titles you can recognise.

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