Have you ever wondered what Rick Springfield's hit song, "Jessie's Girl," was really about? Well, Jimmy Kimmel was curious, and was able to secure an "exclusive," "never-before-seen" video of Springfield and his band first recording the song on Dec. 15, 1980. He then showed his Jimmy Kimmel Live! audience the footage Wednesday.
The video shows Rick, who played a younger version of himself, with his band in the recording studio, joined by the drummer, Jessie, and his beautiful blond girlfriend, Monica. Rick is back with his signature helmet hair and '80s-style clothing and classic sunglasses. The musicians' session started off well, but as soon as Rick sang, "Jessie's got himself a girl, and I want to make her mine," it started to fall apart.
"Rick, what the f--k?" asked Jessie.
After looking uncomfortably at his girlfriend, Jessie decided it was OK and continued to perform, but it eventually became too much and he freaked out at his band mate.