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Helen

Today’s forgotten oldie was requested by a listener.  The song is “I Am Woman” by Helen Reddy and it went to #1 on the Hot 100 in 1972.  It’s a song that men seem to hate, and women love.  The song was obviously big with feminists and served as something of an anthem for NOW.  It was also the first#1 for an Australian artist and won a grammy award for best female performance.  Despite being covered by dozens of artists and used on several commercials, today the song is another forgotten oldie.

 

Photo of Capitol Records album cover

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