Artist Countdown: Helen Reddy Top 25 Hits 6pm ET @TeamHelenReddy

October 23, 2013
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HelenReddyHelen Reddy (born 25 October 1941) is an Australian American singer, actress, and activist. She is often referred to as the “Queen of 70s Pop”. In the 1970s, she enjoyed international success, especially in the United States, where she placed fifteen singles in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. Six made the Top 10 and three reached No. 1, including her signature hit “I Am Woman.” She placed 25 songs on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. Fifteen made the Top 10 and eight reached No. 1, six consecutively. She was the first artist to win the coveted American Music Award for “Favorite Pop/Rock Female” artist. She was the first Australian to win a Grammy Award and to have three No. 1 hits in the same year. In television, she was the first Australian to host her own one-hour weekly primetime variety show on an American network, along with several specials that were seen in over forty countries. Helen retired from live performance in 2002 and now practices as a clinical hypnotherapist and motivational speaker. In 2011, Billboard named her the No. 28 AC artist of all time (No. 9 woman). She lives in Australia.

Her song “I Am Woman” played a large role in popular culture and became an anthem for Second-wave feminism. She came to be known as a “feminist poster girl” or a “feminist icon.  (Source: Wikipedia)

1 Delta Dawn
2 I Am Woman
3 Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
4 Angie Baby
5 Ain’t No Way to Treat a Lady
6 I Don’t Know How to Love Him
7 You’re My World
8 Keep on Singing
9 Peaceful
10 You and Me Against the World
11 Somewhere in the Night
12 Bluebird
13 Emotion
14 Crazy Love
15 I Can’t Hear You No More
16 The Happy Girls
17 No Sad Song
18 Make Love to Me
19 Ready or Not
20 I Can’t Say Goodbye to You
21 Free and Easy
22 We’ll Sing in the Sunshine
23 Summer of ’71
24 Candle on the Water
25 One Way Ticket

 

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