Photographers: Douglas Kirkland; Peter Borsari; Gunther.
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 How 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.