Smile after smile lit up the aisles at Books-A-Million tonight in Grapevine.
We all grew up with him fan Heidi Axelrod said excitedly.
Rick Springfield sign his New York Times bestselling autobiography. Its called Late, Late at Night.
Its a story of a human being, not just a musician, but a human being Rick Springfield said.
Springfield is best known for his Grammy award-winning song Jesses Girl. Swoon-worthy appearances on the soap General Hospital contributed to his international sex star status. But Rick Springfields whole story is what he calls a long journey. That includes a life-long battle with depression.
Everybody thinks more money and a better job will heal you. But thats not true. Its all inside. It took me a long time to learn that Rick Springfield said.
Its a side of Springfield fans tonight said they appreciate. Its something they say makes the Superstar real.
He let everybody know. Yes, you thought I had this life and I didnt. Hes human fan Carrie Ogulnick said.
Hes one of us. Hes a regular person just like we are fan Mindy Freeland said.
Fan Heidi Axelrod told us its already helped a friend of hers with her own issues.
I said, Read this book and just understand everyone goes through their issues . Just look how capable he came through it. Heidi Axlerod said.
Springfield said the hardest thing to write about was touring as a musician in Vietnam.
A lot of people dont know about that. Its very dark Springfield said.
Springfield says his battle with depression is continual, but like in his book, theres wit right alongside it.
You have to deal with it. Its also been responsible for a couple good songs Springfield said laughing.