Along with Melissa Manchester, Barbara Streisand, and a few others, Helen Reddy was one of the defining voices of women's soft pop in the 1970s. Her hit "I Am Woman" became an anthem, and her other major charters--"Delta Dawn" and "I Don't Know ... Full DescriptionHow to Love Him," among them--are memorable as well. There are plenty of other gems here among the 22 tracks that feature Reddy's mix of easy-going arrangements, breezy vocals, and strong sentiment. Well-selected and assembled, WOMAN I AM: THE DEFINITIVE HELEN REDDY is arguably the most comprehensive sampler of the artist's talents on the market.
1. I Don't Know How To Love Him 2. Crazy Love 3. Best Friend 4. I Am Woman 5. Peaceful 6. Delta Dawn 7. Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress) 8. Keep On Singing 9. You And Me Against The World 10. Think I'll Write A Song 11. Angie Baby 12. Emotion 13. Bluebird 14. Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady 15. Somewhere In The Night 16. I Can't Hear You No More 17. You're My World 18. Candle On The Water 19. We'll Sing In The Sunshine 20. West Wind Circus 21. Mama 22. Surrender
It has been an awfully long time since Helen Reddy had her last big chart hit. Her music has all but disappeared from the radio. That's too bad. But the fact of the matter is that Helen Reddy was a major force in popular music during the 1970's. For those seeking a pretty complete anthology of her hits Capitol's 2006 release "Helen Reddy The Woman I Am: The Definitive Collection" would appear to be an excellent choice. This disc contains just about every one … more