Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield

Background
Springfield grew up in a military family, and moved as his father, who was in the army, was posted to various military bases throughout Australia and Great Britain. Springfield started playing piano at age 9. He began playing the guitar at age 13, and writing songs at 14.
Musical career
In 1967, Springfield dropped out of high school to begin his professional music career. His first appearance in a band was as a singer/guitarist in the band Rock House. In 1968, the band changed the name to MPD, Ltd, then embarked on a tour of Vietnam to entertain the troops stationed there.

Vintage Magazines with Rick Springfield

Screamer Magazine February 1988

Screamer Magazine February 1988
Issue: February 1988. Featuring: LA Guns. Also Included Guns N' Roses, Racer X, Hans Naughty, Keel, St. Valentine and Much More.

Articles with Rick Springfield

L.A. Rocks for Ruben w/ All-Star Concert at Hollywood House of Blues

Ruben Velasco has been along time friend of artist Rick Springfield as well as having performed as Springfield’s guitar technician for years. Sadly in 2014, Velasco has been diagnosed with stage four cancer. Now in the fight for his life, Springfield and a host of talented artists came together on August 20th at the Hollywood… Read more »


Screamer Magazine February 1988

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