Tagged: Rick Springfield

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DEF: Rick Springfield “Bruce”

One song from Rick Springfield‘s 1984 album Beautiful Feelings made an appearance on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart. On this date in 1985, that song — “Bruce,” which recounts Springfield’s experiences being mistaken for Bruce Springsteen —...

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Birthday of the Week: Rick Springfield

This week’s Birthday of the Week is Sydney, Australia-born actor and musician Rick Springfield. Springfield is, of course, known for his string of hits in the 1980s that included reaching the Top 10 on Billboard‘s...

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Guess What? It’s Actually Gary’s Girl

Guess what? Recently on Eddie Trunk‘s podcast, Rick Springfield revealed that the original title of “Jessie’s Girl” was actually “Gary’s Girl”. He didn’t think it sounded that good so he tried Randy and landed on...

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DEF: Rick Springfield “Jessie’s Girl”

Among Sydney, Australia-born musician Rick Springfield‘s twenty-two songs to hit Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, his biggest hit was his lone number one hit, “Jessie’s Girl.” Exactly 35 years ago, “Jessie’s Girl” climbed to number one...

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DEF: Rick Springfield “Love Somebody”

Sydney-born musician Rick Springfield hit the Top 10 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart five times, first and most successfully with his number one hit “Jessie’s Girl” in 1981. The last of Springfield’s Top 5 hits...