Rick Springfield – “Don’t Talk to Strangers” (The 45 Single)

When I am out on my record store digging adventures, I always go through the 45’s to see if there is anything I like and occasionally I find something.  I am a closet Rick Springfield fan.  Yes, I am out of the closet now and will admit openly, I like Rick Springfield!!! There, I said it.  I feel so much better that it is out in the open now.  Thank you for that!

I found this single in the $1 bin and was happy to grab it.  The single of is for the song “Don’t Talk To Strangers” from his 1982 album ‘Success Hasn’t Spoiled Me Yet’.  The single was released in March 1982 and went all the way to #2 on the Billboard.  It was Rick’s second biggest hit after that little song you might know called Jessie’s Girl.

The song is about Rick’s girlfriend at the time (future wife). When Rick was traveling and touring for his career, he had a lot of insecurities that his girlfriend was out with other guys.  This was his way of expressing those feelings.  The irony is that Rick was screwing around as he was touring and such.  Such a hypocrite.

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Tuesday’s Memes – Rick Springfield

I am a big Rick Springfield fan so I need to do a meme collection of all things Rick Springfield.  The biggest problem with that is that 90% are of Jessie’s Girl.  Oh, the horror.  I gave it my best so if you don’t like “Jessie’s Girl” than this post is not for you and you can move on!  Alright, you have been warned.

Let’s Celebrate Ricky boy!!!

He is always confused with Bruce!!

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Jessie’s Girl…

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And lastly…

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And there you have it.  Have a great week!!