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Songs For A Pandemic

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Carly Simon sang the theme song "Nobody Does It Better" for the 1977 James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me."

Whether separated from a loved one or hosting a virtual dance party, music is filling a void for many of us.

Music historian Marc Myers is our guide for this inside look at four classics from the 1970s and 80s: "Hello It's Me," "Nobody Does It Better," "The Power of Love" and "September." He reveals the stories about their creation, the artists that made them hits, and their enduring qualities.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.