Greatly popular singers Helen Reddy and Mac Davis, both 78, died Tuesday just hours apart.
The crooners had comparable career trajectories, including earning their first #1 hits (“I Am Woman” for Reddy, “Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me” for Davis) in 1972 before branching out into acting. Reddy twice appeared on his “The Mac Davis Show” series, in 1974 and 1975, singing his song “I Believe in Music.” She had been the first to record the tune, in 1972, which became the B-side of her first U.S. hit.
Helen Reddy’s death was validated in a statement from her daughters that …
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