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“Welcome Back Helen Reddy”

The public remembers Helen Reddy, her golden voice and classic songs.

After taking a 10-year break from performing, Helen Reddy stared at the Orléans showroom. Helen’s face beamed with happiness. When Helen sang, it was reminiscent of the nights this columnist reviewed her shows in the 80s.
(Photos shot by Sandy Zimmerman during the live concert)

After taking a 10-year break from performing, Helen Reddy stared at the Orléans showroom.
Helen’s face beamed with happiness. When Helen sang, it was reminiscent of the nights I reviewed her shows in the early years of her career. Helen still delivers an exciting show.

Helen sang while walking around the stage to get closer to her fans. She discussed her life and the beginning of her career in show business.

How could anyone forget Helen Reddy’s songs? Her songs held a strong female message.
“You and Me against the World” mirrored women’s feelings about facing life alone with their child. It could also be indicative of a woman and man making their way without anyone helping them.
Kenny Ascher and Paul Williams wrote “You and Me against the World” which Helen Reddy recorded in 1974. With gold and platinum selling albums, this record became popular in over fifty countries.

Of course Helen sang “Ain’t No Way to Treat a Lady.” Women can identify with Helen and her messages. Recorded in 1975, “Ain’t No Way to Treat a Lady” became #1 on Billboard Easy Listening charts.

Helen’s song “I Am Woman” became significant to women,

Helen Reddy is still popular today. At 71, her fans hope she will continue to appear.
Born to a show business family, Helen began her career at the age of 5. During his show, her father announced he wanted a child to join him onstage. When Helen stepped up, he asked her, do you know me? Helen answered, “No, father.”

Helen starred in her own television series in the 60s, acted on Broadway and in feature films.
One surprising fact about Helen Reddy, she left her singing career to become a clinical hypnotherapist. Helen’s interest began before she became famous and later earned a degree in clinical hypnotherapy.

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