Seven years of this blog

I know this isn’t as exciting as the 40th anniversary of “Jessie’s Girl” reaching #1 on the charts, but today is the seventh anniversary of the My Rick Springfield Crush blog.

Whoo-hoo!

OK, now back to our regular scheduled program.

“Jessie’s Girl” reached #1 on the chart on Aug. 1, 1981 so it was the No. 1 song when MTV launched. In honor of that, let’s revisit this great interview by Martha Quinn from 1981.

Next up is a teeny tiny sample of the new album “Jack Chrome and the Darkness Waltz” that RS worked on with Russell Morris from Australia. It’s scheduled to come out Oct. 15.

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Plus of course it’s RS’s birthday month and if it were a normal year, there would already be “Happy birthday” singalongs at concerts. Unfortunately it looks like some of the concerts won’t be happening before the big day (Aug. 23), so here’s a little “Happy Birthday” snippet from 2019:

It looks like in previous years I had more time on my hands and recapped the whole year in great detail but this year I’ll simply share the past six years by linking to last year’s post, “Cheers to 6 years.

Highlights from this past year are:

What’s next?

Looking forward to the release of “Jack Chrome and the Darkness Waltz” coming out in October and the video of RS and his band playing “Working Class Dog,” in the order on the album. (He recently mentioned that on the Working Class DJ show). He’ll likely have some other surprises as well.

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