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Rick rolling: In NCW for an amphitheater show, Rick Springfield refuses to look back

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“Ricky Springfield!” bellows Alfred Molina’s freebasing cocaine dealer in the 1997 film “Boogie Nights.” “He’s a buddy of mine!”

The song playing in that scene, Rick Springfield’s “Jessie’s Girl,” was on a lot of people’s awesome mixtapes in 1981. It’s a song everyone knows, and pretty soon, everyone started to feel like they knew Rick Springfield too.

Not so. Springfield appeared to bust out fully formed with his hit 1981 album “Working Class Dog,” but he’d already tasted stardom in…

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