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What is the story behind Stagger Lee? Why would astronauts need a DJ? Join Mark and John as they explore everything from the president's record collection to the future of digital music in Stuff From The B-Side, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

How are songs chosen for preservation?

June 18th, 2009

Episode 49 of 99 episodes

Many iconic songs are preserved in the National Recording Registry. The Registry also preserves speeches and radio broadcasts -- but how exactly are these recordings chosen? Learn more in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.