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From 'ABC' to 'Walk this Way,' new book explores the musical anthems that are close to our hearts


Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with music journalist Steve Baltin about his new book "Anthems We Love: 29 Iconic Artists on the Hit Songs that Shaped our Lives." Baltin spoke with artists about their classic songs including "Africa," "One," and "My Girl."

Steve Baltin is the author of
Steve Baltin is the author of "Anthems We Love." (Joseph Llanes)

Anthems heard in this segment

  1. "Le Freak" by Chic
  2. "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys
  3. "ABC" by The Jackson 5
  4. "My Girl" by The Temptations
  5. "One" by U2
  6. "You're Still the One" by Shania Twain
  7. "Don't Stop" and "Tusk" by Fleetwood Mac
  8. "Big Love" (performed live) by Lindsey Buckingham
  9. "No Scrubs" by TLC
  10. "At Seventeen" by Janis Ian
  11. "Anticipation" by Carly Simon
  12. "Africa" by Toto

This segment aired on November 2, 2022.


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