On the Road: Rick Springfield’s Stripped Down Tour

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I’ve been a fan of Rick Springfield since he was climbing the charts with Working Class Dog and charming the pants off of nurses as Dr. Noah Drake on General Hospital. And even though I was lucky enough to meet him (and get a photo and an autograph) in 2010, when he was promoting his autobiography Late, Late at Night: A Memoir, I had never┬áhad the experience of seeing┬áhim in concert. Continue reading

80s Song of the Day: Affair of the Heart by Rick Springfield

Affair of the Heart by Rick Springfield was released October 10, 1983, with Like Father, Like Son as the B side. It was the lead single from the album Living in Oz.

The song peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100, the fourth of Springfield’s five Top 10 hits. In 1984, it was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.