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Stuff from the B-Side

HowStuffWorks.com

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 180

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.

Is an encore necessary?

November 24th, 2009

Episode 94 of 99 episodes

During many concerts, bands return to the stage after their performance to crank out a few more tunes as the audience screams 'encore.' Explore the history of the encore -- and the philosophy behind the practice -- in this episode.

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