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Stuff from the B-Side

HowStuffWorks.com

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 56

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.

Why are CDs 74 minutes long?

February 26th, 2009

Episode 17 of 99 episodes

Unlike vinyl, which usually plays for less than half an hour on each side, a compact disc can play for 74 minutes. Listen in and learn the story behind the creation of CDs in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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