In January 2012, Rick was interviewed by Dave Grohl about his experiences at Sound City studios for the Dave Grohl directed ‘Sound City’ film documentary which chronicles the legendary Van Nuys, California studio and many of the bands and artists who recorded hit records there. Rick also co-writes and records the song ‘The Man That Never Was’ with Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters for the film’s soundtrack, ‘Sound City: Real To Reel”.
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“… the film’s breakout story is arguably Rick Springfield.”
Rolling Stone: Q&A: Rick Springfield on Emotional ‘Sound City’ Movie
“Dave Grohl tells the crowd that performing ‘Jessie’s Girl’ with Rick Springfield completes another item on his bucket list.”
“Rick Springfield took the stage to run through his hard-edged Sound City Players number “The Man Who Never Was” before delivering blistering renditions of his massive hits ‘I’ve Done Everything for You’ and ‘Jessie’s Girl,’ whipping the crowd into a veritable frenzy.”
“After they hit the final chords of ‘Jessie’s Girl’ while backing Rick Springfield, an overjoyed Grohl leaned into his microphone, waved his right arm and said “Bucket list. Check!””
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