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Stuff from the B-Side

HowStuffWorks.com

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 90

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 Steel Drums Work

April 9th, 2009

Episode 29 of 99 episodes

The evolution of the steel drum is inextricably tied to history of Trinidad and Tobago, where drumming was banned in the 1880s. Lend an ear as the B-Siders explore the amazing story of the steel drum in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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