As we gear up for the much-awaited Rick Springfield concert Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre, we are looking forward to all of his greatest hits, "stripped down" in an acoustic storyteller format. "Don't Talk To Strangers", "Human Touch", "Jessie's Girl" and lots more. But do you ever wonder what he listens to on the road between his own shows?

Us Weekly recently did an interview with Springfield where he reveals some of his favorites. His fellow 80s icons dominate his Spotify playlist, which you can take a look at below. Some highlights, as mentioned in the article, include Soft Cell's "Tainted Love" which in his words, “To me, this one always sounded like the 1960s filtered through 1981. Such a highly original track.”

In an interview with Chris Carson last October (when he was originally scheduled to perform at the Paramount) he mentions "You Really Got Me" as a major career influence. Catch that full interview below.

If you still need tickets for Saturday night, we've got them, but you better hurry. Join Chris Carson in the afternoon for your chance to win tickets, register to win tickets with Meet and Greets here, or become a VIP to get our exclusive 2-for-1 ticket offer through tomorrow. The link to show info and to purchase tickets is available here.

Hope to see you Saturday night!

Rick Springfield 80s Spotify Playlist

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    1. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

    Bang!... The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes To Hollywood
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    2. David Bowie - China Girl

    Best of Bowie
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    3. Human League - Human

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    4. The Church - Almost With You

    Under the Milky Way - The Best of The Church
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    5. Soft Cell - Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go

    20th Century Masters: Best of the '80s (The Millennium Collection)
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    6. ZZ Top - Velcro Fly

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    7. Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants to Rule the World

    Shout: The Very Best of Tears for Fears
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    8. U2 - Gloria

    October (Deluxe Edition) [Remastered]
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    9. Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning

    Diesel and Dust (2007 Remastered)
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    10. Big Country - In a Big Country

    20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Big Country
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    11. Jane Child - Don't Wanna Fall in Love

    Jane Child

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