Why does different parts of music play through one side of headphone?

I just discovered the wonderful art of Simon and Garfunkel and whenever I listen to their songs with both earbuds in, Parts of the music will only play on one earbud and it's the most amazing thing. Like the guitars and drums will play on one side and the singing voice will be on the other side. How is that... show more I just discovered the wonderful art of Simon and Garfunkel and whenever I listen to their songs with both earbuds in, Parts of the music will only play on one earbud and it's the most amazing thing. Like the guitars and drums will play on one side and the singing voice will be on the other side. How is that possible and is there a word for that? It's most profound in America and Mrs. Robinson
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