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Rick Springfield reworks Love Somebody to Glove Somebody
April 20th, 2020 under Rick Springfield. [ Comments: none ]


Rick Springfield recently changed up Human Touch to No Human Touch to make it relevant for coronavirus, and it was a huge hit. Therefore, he is following it up with another song. He reworked his hit song Love Somebody from his movie Hard To Hold to something that makes it hard to hold thing, glove. Now, we will know the tune as Glove Somebody with lyrics to match.

Incredibly, it works. I wonder what is next, Don’t Touch the Strangers, Please Walk Away, Jessie’s Test, or State of the World?

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Rick Springfield reworks Human Touch for Coronavirus
March 28th, 2020 under Coronavirus, Rick Springfield. [ Comments: none ]

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A reworking of “Human Touch”😷Lyrics below: EVERYONE'S AT HOME ON THEIR COMPUTER WITH THEIR SCREAMING KIDS AND BURNED OUT SPOUSE, GOT RUBBER GLOVES AND HAZMAT SUITS BUT GOT NO TOILET PAPER IN THE HOUSE, WERE SANITIZED AND ISOLATED ALONE IN THIS INFECTED WORLD, DEATH VALLEY’D BE A REAL GOOD BATTLE LINE, A TENT RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE WOULD SUIT ME FINE, WOULDN’T HAVE TO WASH MY HANDS FIFTY TIMES, SICK OF COUNTING TO 20, STEP BACK GIRL… WE DON’T NEED THE HUMAN TOUCH, WE’RE ALL FREED FROM THE HUMAN TOUCH, GOT MY WEED YEAH I DON’T NEED MUCH, WE’LL SUCCEED IF WE ALL DON’T TOUCH, SOCIAL DISTANCE! I KEEP IT TOO! NO I DON’T TOUCH MY FACE – I USE MY ELBOW WHEN I NEED TO SNEEZE, AND IF I COUGH ON THE STREET YEAH THEY ALL LOOK AT ME LIKE IM DISEASED, I CAN'T GET TESTED BUT TRUMP ASSURED ME I COULD GO GET ONE ANYTIME,
UH HUH, THE STORES ARE EMPTY OF THE STUFF I LIKE, MY ONLY VALID OPTION IS A HUNGER STRIKE, I'VE CANCELLED ALL MY GIGS AND PUT AWAY MY MIC, YOU GOT LOVE I WANT IT! FROM WAY OVER THERE! WE DON’T NEED THE HUMAN TOUCH, WE DON’T NEED THE HUMAN TOUCH, GOT MY WEED YEAH I DON’T NEED MUCH, WE’LL SUCCEED IF WE ALL DON’T TOUCH, SOCIAL DISTANCE! I KEEP IT TOO!

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ack in 1983, Rick Springfield told us we all need the Human Touch. In 2020, you don’t dare say that because of Coronavirus. Therefore, he rewrote his tune to make it appropriate for today’s world.

Since we all need to sing and laugh, he posted his version of We Don’t Need the Human Touch on Instagram. I cannot say it is better than the original. What I can say is that it is exactly what we all need!

If you never heard the catchy tune that was ahead of its time, then click here!

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Rick Springfield made up Jessie from Jessie’s girl
September 24th, 2019 under AXS, Rick Springfield. [ Comments: none ]


Rick Springfield became an International sensation thanks to his song Jessie’s Girl in 1981. The song has become one that urban legends are made of. We want to know who is Jessie and more importantly who is his girlfriend that the singer wants to find a woman like that.

This Thursday at 8:30p on AXS’s Mix Tape, the Rocker gives us the true story behind the song. He says, “I started going to this stained glass place in Pasadena. And the reason I kept going was because there was this girl there that was burning hot and she had a boyfriend, his name was Gary, and she didn’t want anything to do with me. So I took my sexual angst home and wrote a song about her. I tried ‘Gary’s Girl,’ but it didn’t ring. I actually had this original lyric sheet and I changed it to ‘Randy’s Girl.’ I’d actually started writing ‘Randy is a friend,’ and halfway through that line I thought you know what… no. So this name Jessie popped up in my head. I loved it, I went full tilt on the writing and recording thing.”

Now we know, Jessie is really Gary and Springfield did not get the girl. But he did he get a huge hit out of it. Good thing he didn’t believe in don’t talk to strangers because if he did, then he would not have met Gary and his girlfriend. Which means he would never have had this song and he never would have the career he has had. We would be like Rick Springfield who?

Next week on Mix Tape, Don McLean talks about the day the music died. In other words, what Buddy Holly meant to him.

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BTWF: Rick Springfield in Zoot
May 14th, 2019 under Before They Were Famous, Rick Springfield. [ Comments: none ]


Before Rick Springfield had several #1 hits on his own, he was the guitarist in the band Zoot. How trippy is it to see the then 20-year-old play guitar the same way in 1970 as he does today? I totally recognized his distinctive arm movement when just that body part of his was on camera. What does that say about me? That I have seen him perform way too many times in concert and in the movie Hard to Hold.

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Rick Springfield gets his 1980’something on for The Goldbergs
August 24th, 2018 under Rick Springfield, The Goldbergs. [ Comments: none ]


Back in the ’80s, Rick Springfield was all about not talking to strangers, Jessie’s Girl and playing a doctor on General Hospital. You can say he was Hard to Hold.

Now in 2018, he is going back to the ’80s to play the owner of a Karaoke bar on The Goldbergs. The announcement was made yesterday and as soon as the rocker blew out the 69 candles on his birthday cake, he shared a photo from the set.

The ABC sitcom’s costume department did not style him like he styled himself back in the day. Instead he is wearing a leopard print scarf on his head and a brown shiny suit. Which is a good thing because, I am sure, the show did not want him to look like the poster on Erica’s wall. That would be very confusing.

Now back to Erica, I mean Hayley Orrantia and her TV sMother Wendi McLendon-Covey; they both looked thrilled to share the stage with the rock star. Can you blame? He is still groovy to the max even though he is 364 days away from turning 70. On that note, to see him celebrating his birthday on the set, then click here!

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