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The 1 Grammy-winning "I Am Woman" became not only THE anthem of the feminist movement during the radical s, but also the signature song for its crop-haired composer and singer Helen Reddy. Three decades later this is the hit people still remember her for, despite the fact she had an abundance of other "top ten" records over the course of her long career. She has English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Helen began performing at the age of four at the Tivoli Theatre in Perth, Australia, touring much of her native country with her parents.
Watch the video. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Helen Reddy Soundtrack Actress Composer. Down this week. The 1 Grammy-winning "I Am Woman" became not only THE anthem of the feminist movement during the radical s, but also the signature song for its crop-haired composer and singer Helen Reddy.
Born in Melbourne , Victoria to a show-business family, Reddy started her career as an entertainer at age four. She sang on radio and television, and won a talent contest on a television program, Bandstand , [a] in ; her prize was a ticket to New York City and a record audition, which turned out to be unsuccessful. She pursued her international singing career by moving to Chicago and, subsequently, Los Angeles, where she made her debut singles " One Way Ticket " and " I Believe in Music " in and , respectively. During the s, she enjoyed international success, especially in the United States where she placed 15 singles in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot Six made the Top 10 and three reached No.