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Hear The History Of 4 Classic Pop Tunes That Offer Respite From The Pandemic

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Known for their big sound, Earth, Wind & Fire's "September" made it to No. 8 on Billboard's Hot 100 List in 1979.

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

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.