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INGLEWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Recording artist Rick Springfield performs onstage during the first ever iHeart80s Party at The Forum on February 20, 2016 in Inglewood, California.

Finally, we get the truth…

After all of those years wondering about the “girl” that Jessie scored inspiring the Rick Springfield smash, turns out, it was not Jessie’s girl after all…..

Rick Springfield Reveals That It Was Really Gary's Girl

Rick Springfield shared the story behind his big hit "Jessie's Girl" in a preview clip to this week's episode of AXS TV's classic rock series Mixtape. The episode is schedule to premiere this Thursday, Sept. 26 at 8:30pE/5:30pP and in the preview clip, Springfield reveals that it was really Gary's girl, not Jessie's.