Stuff from the B-Side


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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.

What is a death melody?

May 5th, 2009

Episode 36 of 99 episodes

Originating during the 13th century, the Dies Irae is an old Latin hymn associated with the Biblical day of judgment. Join Mark and John as they explore the history and evolution of this hymn in popular culture with this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.