I figured out how to crop the song, but every time I click the button, the song starts from the beginning. It only plays for the duration I selected, but it doesn't play the part of the song I selected. I haven't messed with Flash since CS3 so maybe I'm missing something but any help is appreciated. Thanks!
You might be better off using an actual audio editing software to edit the audio file. Audacity is a well know, free download with a very good reputation. So "crop" the song as needed and only import/load that edited version into Flash.
Alternatively, don't reduce the length of the song, but instead put a goToAndPlay() in frame 1 that goes to where you want to start, and put either a stop() (if you want it to just end) or a goToAndPlay() that goes back to your begin frame if you want it to loop.
Note that you should set the audio to "stream", and you should avoid placing audio on any MovieClip that is in a frame that your navigation could allow a user to skip.
Thank you guys for your help. I enabled simple buttons and got it to where it plays correctly as long as its still within Flash and able to be edited but as soon as I test it, it goes back to playing from the beginning so I think I'm just missing one simple step but I don't know/remember what it is!