#AtoZ 1981 Songs to Remember – “J” is for “Jessie’s Girl”

I chose 1981 music as my theme this year. My newest novel The Summer of Princess Diana is set in the summer of 1981, and oh! the music! Let’s take a look back at a pivotal time in the music industry.

“Jessie’s Girl,” by Australian singer Rick Springfield, was the #1 song in America when MTV launched in August 1981. Billboard ranked it #5 for the year.

The song was featured in the films Boogie Nights, 13 Going on 30, and Suicide Squad.

Back to the early days of MTV – here’s the very pretty Rick Springfield:

20 thoughts on “#AtoZ 1981 Songs to Remember – “J” is for “Jessie’s Girl”

  1. Just the two of us

    On Tue, Apr 12, 2022 at 3:02 AM Martha Reynolds Writes wrote:

    > Martha Reynolds posted: ” I chose 1981 music as my theme this year. My > newest novel The Summer of Princess Diana is set in the summer of 1981, and > oh! the music! Let’s take a look back at a pivotal time in the music > industry. “Jessie’s Girl,” by Australian singer Rick Springfi” >

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