Over the past three decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the 80s, hes a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including Jessies Girl, Dont Talk to Strangers, An Affair of the Heart, I've Done Everything for You, Love Somebody, and Human Touch. Hes an accomplished actor who most recently starred opposite Meryl Streep in the feature film Ricki and the Flash and gave a chameleonic performance as the creepy Dr. Pitlor in HBOs prestige drama True Detective. Hes also a talented author both his candid 2010 memoir Late, Late at Night (which Rolling Stone named one of the 25 greatest rock memoirs of all time) and his 2014 comedic novel Magnificent Vibration earned rave reviews and spots on the New York Times Best Sellers list. In 2013, Springfield wrote and recorded The Man That Never Was with Dave Grohl for the soundtrack to Sound City the Foo Fighters frontmans documentary about the San Fernando Valley recording studio that was Springfields home away from home (his manager owned the building). Rolling Stone called Springfields touching interview in the film its breakout story. In 2014, Springfield was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located around the corner from the first apartment he lived in when he first arrived in the U.S. from Australia in 1971.