"Jessie's Girl" as written by and Rick Springfield....
Jessie is a friend, yeah
I know he's been a good friend of mine
But lately something's changed that ain't hard to define
Jessie's got himself a girl and I want to make her mine

And she's watching him with those eyes
And she's loving him with that body, I just know it
Yeah 'n' he's holding her in his arms late, late at night

You know
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
Where can I find a woman like that

I play along with the charade
There doesn't seem to be a reason to change
You know, I feel so dirty when they start talking cute
I wanna tell her that I love her
But the point is probably moot

'Cause she's watching him with those eyes
And she's loving him with that body, I just know it
And he's holding her in his arms late, late at night

You know
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
Where can I find a woman like that

Like Jessie's girl
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
Where can I find a woman
Where can I find a woman like that

And I'm looking in the mirror all the time
Wondering what she don't see in me
I've been funny, I've been cool with the lines
Ain't that the way love supposed to be

Tell me, where can I find a woman like that

You know, I wish that I had Jessie's girl
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
I want Jessie's girl
Where can I find a woman like that
Like Jessie's girl
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
I want, I want Jessie's girl


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"Jessie's Girl" as written by Rick Springfield

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    General Commentlol I remember Mark Wahlberg zoning out to this song while strung out on coke in Boogie Nights
    Outfielderon May 03, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love this song- totally understand where he is coming from.

    "And she's watching him with those eyes
    And she's lovin' him with that body I just know it
    And he's holding her in his arms late late at night"

    Switch the genders and you've got my love life Haha
    HighFlyingAdoredon January 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think that this is one of my all-time favorite songs. I was dating a guy named Jessie once. We used to always hang out at his cousin's house. His cousin always used to look at me with "those eyes" and I knew he liked me. But he'd never act on it, they were such good friends and everything... I can imagine this is pretty close to how he felt. Anyway, one day this song came on the radio while we were at his house and he was singing it under his breath while looking right at me. XD And secretly this song would describe my feelings for him and his girlfriend too. I hated seeing him with her.

    Anyway, about 8 years later I had long since broken up with Jessie and ran into his cousin... Random chance. I'd stopped going to his house for fear of running into my ex and he wondered where I'd disappeared to. He said he missed me and I never really knew he cared THAT much. Well, now after all this time we're finally dating. So sometimes you do get the girl, just not when you think you will!

    I think this song speaks for itself where meaning is concerned though. It's blatantly obvious. I kind of wish I knew if this song was written for a real girl or who it was written for. I love hearing stories like that! ^_^ This song is so beautiful! I'll never forget it now.
    ChlorinatedBubblegumon March 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh my god... I used to wish I was Jessie's girl when I was, like, 3. Rick Springfield was my very first crush, I'm lame, I know.
    watchthefireworkson May 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy fav song ever
    you find a women like that in me
    rick ill be your girl
    paper_bag_princesson September 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'D BE SO GREAT FOR YOU MEAGAN L. K.
    WHY CAN'T YOU SEE?
    o_O
    ~_O
    pally's for ever
    SKAnkinon May 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont like this song it makes me paranoid about my friends
    ScoobyZdon June 19, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI heard this song when i was little and i loved it.
    One time i was on a date with a guy named Jesse! I joked about the song with him and he knew i had liked it. So a week later he asked me to be his girl with that song playin in the background. lol i thought it was cool anyways this song kicks ass
    qtlin16on June 02, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe main reason i like this song is from the scene in boogie nights when dirk, reed and todd go to get sell the "coke" to rahad. perfect
    tiki_12on September 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis is the best song it has to be my favourite plus he gets bonus points for saying ..::moot::..
    anickinsideon November 14, 2004   Link

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