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Working Class Dog

Working Class Dog is an album by Rick Springfield, released by RCA in 1981. The album went multi-platinum, and produced one Grammy award winning and #1 single, "Jessie's Girl". The song "I've Done Everything for You" was written by Sammy Hagar.

The album was re-released on CD in 2006 as a "25th anniversary edition" with three bonus tracks.

Track listing

  • All songs written by Rick Springfield except as noted.
  • "Love Is Alright Tonite" - 3:28
  • "Jessie's Girl" - 3:14
  • "Hole in My Heart" - 3:12
  • "Carry Me Away" - 3:01
  • "I've Done Everything for You" (Hagar) - 3:17
  • "The Light of Love" - 2:43
  • "Everybody's Girl" - 2:59
  • "Daddy's Pearl" - 2:37
  • "Red Hot & Blue Love" - 2:57
  • "Inside Sylvia" - 4:43
  • "Easy to Cry" - 3:33 *
  • "Taxi Dancing" - 3:35 *
  • "Jessie's Girl (demo version)" - 3:11 *
  • *Tracks 11 - 13 are bonus tracks from the "25th anniversary edition" CD release.

Album cover

The unusual album cover features a picture of a Bull Terrier dog dressed in a white shirt with a black tie. The dog was Rick's pet named Ronnie, who died in 1994. The album cover (credited to Mike Doud) was nominated for a Grammy Award for "Best Album Package" in 1981.

Charts

Personnel

Credits

  • Produced by Rick Springfield, Bill Drescher and Keith Olsen
  • Engineered by Bill Drescher, Chris Minto and Doug Pakes at Sound City
  • Mastered by Gregory Fulginiti at Artisan Sound Recorders

References

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