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Stuff from the B-Side

HowStuffWorks.com

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 96

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 the Tabla?

June 11th, 2009

Episode 47 of 99 episodes

The tabla is an extraordinarily popular percussion instrument in India, capable of producing a surprising variety of sounds. Tune in for a closer look at the history, techniques and modern use of the tabla in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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