I Am Woman

"I Am Woman" is a song written by Helen Reddy and singer-songwriter Ray Burton and performed by Reddy. The song first appeared on Reddy's debut album I Don't Know How to Love Him, released in May 1971. A different version, recorded for the film Stand Up and Be Counted, was released as a single in May 1972 and became a number one hit later that year, selling over one million copies. A song celebrating female empowerment, it became an enduring anthem for the women’s liberation movement.

Read more about I Am Woman:  Success, Inspiration For The Song, Collaboration With Ray Burton, The Recording Session, The Song’s Impact, Fallout With Burton, Trivia, Other Versions

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