Eventide She said: "I remember lying in bed one night and the words, 'I am strong, I am invincible, I am woman', kept going over and over in my head. I heard your roar. His passport problems ended any hope he had of a career in the States and somehow that bitterness got transferred to me.
Book:Helen Reddy. He has a different recollection of the song's beginning. Reddy insists Burton didn't change a word of the lyrics.
Archived from the original on 3 April Reddy insists Burton didn't change a word of the lyrics. The song's opening line, "I am woman, hear me roar" has become widely referenced in media. Reddy credits the song as having supernatural inspiration.
Archived from the original on 3 April I used it as an opening song whenever I performed live, and it was always well received: I also noticed that the song was being singled out for mention in fan mail. Taylor Trade Publishing. Does it overshadow everything else?
Year-end charts [ edit ] Chart Rank Australia . He told Sunday Magazine he spoke to Reddy after she hosted a series of regular women's meetings at which he says they would "sit around and whine about their boyfriends". Season 8.
A biopic of Reddy's life, titled after the song , was announced in mid with Unjoo Moon as director, and finally saw release in And how do I top that? Monique Brumby. But you know, it's a funny thing, my wife loves it! Her lyrics were more in prose or poetic form, so I rewrote a few bits of it.