80's Blog

Is Christmas just as special for kids as it used to be?

Sure we agree that as you get older, the magic of Christmas diminishes, especially when you realize that all those gifts will lighten the load of your pocketbook.  I don't think it takes very long before we realize that Santa isn't going to be bringing any of us a new Acura or Lexus.  But thinking back to your childhood, do your children get as excited about Christmas as you did? 

Was there really a "Jessie's Girl"?

The 80's classic Jessie's girl was released in the Australia by Rick Springfield in 1981, and in the UK in 1984.  If you ever wanted to know the history behind the song, read on.  It turns out that Springfield was enrolled in an stained glass class where he met a guy named Gary, who was also there with his girlfriend.  It was Gary's girlfriend that Rick found himself to attracted to, although he was never properly introduced to her.