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Celebrating Youth: 9 Year Old Boy With Autism Rocks Out on Drums, While Rick Springfield Leads the Crowd in Singing Happy Birthday to His 7 Year Old Sister

Marika Rosenthal Delan | Posted 07.19.2016 | Parents
Marika Rosenthal Delan

For birthdays it isn't unusual for our kids to ask for live concerts instead of tangible gifts. Last year for our daughter, it was Katy Perry and for our son, Justin Timberlake. Music has been an essential part of our daily lives so it is only natural that we have shared that love with our children.

Ricki and the Flash: Blinded by the Light

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 08.12.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

She is the best actress of our generation, perhaps of any generation. She has won three Academy Awards and eight Golden Globes, among her iconic performances. But even the best of us make bad choices.

The Movie Rick Springfield Wants To Apologize For

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.07.2015 | Fifty

Musicians turning to acting in films can be a dicey game. Even Beyonce, who had us bowing down as per usual with a stunning "Dreamgirls" perform...

Movie Review: Ricki and the Flash -- Eternal Lounge Act

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.06.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jonathan Demme's Ricki and the Flash is one of those near-misses that feels as though a lot of discussion went into the rationale behind every wrong-headed decision. 

Rick Springfield Says 'Everybody Knew' 'True Detective' Season 2 Would Be Criticized

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.05.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Critics haven't been kind to the second season of "True Detective," thanks largely to its labyrinthine plot and Vince Vaughn's pseudo-philosophical mu...

Rick Springfield Talks to an Ex-Flame's Daughter on the Creative Life and Depression

Annakeara Stinson | Posted 08.05.2016 | Entertainment
Annakeara Stinson

What is it about Rick that made his career continue on, despite his demons, to have such consistent creative output after all these years? I decide to ask the man himself. I get his email address from mom to ask for a chat, to which he kindly replies, "when's good for you?"

Rick Springfield Admits To 'Pathetic,' Embarrassing Moment

OWN | Posted 03.27.2015 | OWN

Thanks to a slew of Billboard hits, a Grammy win for "Jessie's Girl," and a two-year stint on the daytime soap "General Hospital," Rick Springfield em...

Ken Sharp's "Play On! Power Pop Heroes, Volume Two": The Art of the Rock Interview, Perfected

Binky Philips | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Ken Sharp, who I met through this column, has sent me something like five books. I've dug them all enough to write 'em up. What can I tell you, oy, he's done it again.

Managing Michael Jackson and More: A Chat with Ron Weisner, Plus William Beckett and Noel Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ron Weisner: "When you're involved in the music world that I've been involved with, I was in the record end of it first and then the management next, then the television live concert world, and each relates to each other in a different way."

Rick Springfield: The Journey Is Never Over

Howard Kerbel | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Howard Kerbel

For It's About The Words & Conversations, Rick talks passionately about his lifetime spiritual exploration and how two books have served as lifelong r...

Rick Springfield Rocks A Group of Moms

Denise Albert | Posted 07.19.2014 | Parents
Denise Albert

When you say the name Rick Springfield, most women in our generation immediately respond by saying, "that was my first concert." So the feeling when S...

Magnificent Vibration: Conversations with Rick Springfield, War's Lonnie Jordan, Tommy Chong and Walter Egan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.04.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My favorite writers were always real personal writers. I loved Jackson Browne's early stuff and John Lennon's stuff where you thought he was singing about you when he sang "Help," but he was really singing about himself."

Rick Springfield Opens Up About His 'Life Sentence' With Depression

OWN | Posted 02.13.2014 | OWN

Rocker Rick Springfield, who has battled depression most of his life, says even reaching his highest levels of fame couldn't help him in his lifelong ...

Rick Springfield Says 'Jessie's Girl' Is Real –- But Who Is She?

OWN | Posted 02.07.2014 | OWN

Could you unknowingly be the subject of Rick Springfield's iconic '80s love song? If you've ever dated a man named Gary, it's possible. When Spring...

A Primer for Celebrity Culture, Malfeasance and Responsibility

Gordy Grundy | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

A recent documentary, An Affair of the Heart, details the culture of one celebrity and his fans. Rick Springfield has created a community focused on a mantra, "It's not about me; it is about the fan."

Rick Springfield Arrested

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.09.2013 | Celebrity

Rick Springfield might have been asking himself "What Kind of Fool Am I?" on Friday after he was arrested for failing to appear in court. Springfi...

Sasha Bronner

'Buy A F*cking Guitar At A Garage Sale & Start A Band With Your Neighbor' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.20.2013 | Los Angeles

What do Fleetwood Mac, Nirvana, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and Paul McCartney have in common? Sound City. The famous and now shut-down reco...

Rick Springfield Shares Haunting Secret From His Past

Posted 10.15.2012 | Fifty

Rick Springfield is known for his 80s pop hits and recurring role on "General Hospital" as Dr. Noah Drake. He even brought a few smiles to New Yorkers...

WATCH: Rick Springfield Performs Jessie's Girl In Penn Station

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.10.2012 | New York

There's never been a shortage of hidden talent roaming around New York City's subways. Remember that guy who gave a moving performance of Adele's "Som...

Catching Up With Radney Foster and Bill Lloyd, Plus Exclusives From Van Ghost and Unstoppable Death Machines

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


General Hospital Update: Is it Still on Life Support?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.28.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

I'm not sure what to make of the big surprise on General Hospital this week -- but then again, I haven't known what to make of GH in a very long time.

Rick Springfield Previews His Return To 'General Hospital'

Posted 03.09.2012 | TV

Rick Springfield is returning to "General Hospital" later this month, and Friday on "The Talk" (weekdays on CBS) soap superfan Sheryl Underwood, who a...

Rick Springfield In 'An Affair Of The Heart'

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 01.05.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Caroline Cicero

While An Affair of the Heart exposes the difficult and personal stories of his fans, it addresses tough times for Springfield too--depression, a teen suicide attempt, marital infidelities.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Springfield: 'My Mugshot's Better Than Nick Nolte's' | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 09.13.2011 | Celebrity

Rick Springfield, who is battling an ugly DUI case in Los Angeles, couldn’t have been in a better mood when I spoke with him last week about his ver...

DUI Bust | 5/2/2011 8:45 AM PDT by TMZ Staff   | Posted 07.02.2011 | Entertainment

'80s rocker Rick Springfield -- the guy who sang "Jessie's Girl" -- was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk in Los Angeles last night ... TMZ has l...