Reason # 268: Working Class Dog

working classLet’s start with the brief review Allmusic has posted on their site:

“Forget that Rick Springfield was a soap star for a moment and listen to his music, because he made some of the finest guitar-driven mainstream pop/rock of the early ’80s. Working Class Dog is his finest moment, filled with expertly crafted pop songs, highlighted by the massive hit “Jessie’s Girl.”

Yup, short and sweet and absolutely right on the money. Other than Jessie’s Girl though there is the terrific I’ve Done Everything For You, written by Sammy Van Hagar.

Need more encouragement to give this a spin? Take a look at this scene from Boogie Nights: