Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield | Lyrics with Guitar Chords

Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield was released in 1981. Ever since the song reached the top of Billboard many have tried to identify who this girl was. Springfield says it was a girl he never met, and his friend wasn’t even named Jessie.

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Key of the Song:

The original key of Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield is in C major.

Guitar Chords for Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield

This lesson is only meant to show you the chords but there is a strong riff being implied through the chords. You may need to find a tab to play that part correctly. Otherwise, these shapes should be familiar to you if you know the basic shapes.

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Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield – Lyrics with Chords

[Intro]
D  A  Bm  G  A  D
D  A  Bm  G  A  D
 
[Verse 1]
D      A    Bm      G     A    D
Jessie is a friend
       D          A      Bm               G     A     D
Yeah I know, he's been a good friend of mine
      D      A         Bm               G     A     D
But lately somethin's changed, it ain't hard to define
         D     A       Bm            G    A       D
Jessie's got himself a girl, and I wanna make her mine
 
[Pre-Chorus 1]
          D             A         Bm     G    A    D
And she's watchin' him with those eyes
          D           A         Bm      G         A    D
And she's lovin' him with that body, I just know it
          D          A      Bm     G        A         D
And he's holdin' her in his arms, late late at night
 
[Chorus 1]
A                          D           A  Bm  A
Y'know, I wish that I had Jessie's girl
  Bm        A     D              A  Bm  A  Bm  A
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
G        A     D      Bm           A
  Where can I find a woman like that?
 
[Verse 2]
          D      A       Bm       G     A    D
I'll play along with the charade
               D      A     Bm        G     A    D
There doesn't seem to be a reason to change
          D   A   Bm              G     A       D
Y'know I feel so dirty when they start talkin' cute
          D       A      Bm               G         A      D
I wanna tell her that I love her but the point is prob'ly moot
 
[Pre-Chorus 2]
          D             A       Bm     G    A    D
And she's watchin' him with those eyes
          D           A       Bm      G          A     D
And she's lovin' him with that body, I just know it
          D         A       Bm   G        A         D
And he's holdin' her in his arms, late late at night
 
[Chorus 2]
A                          D           A  Bm  A
Y'know, I wish that I had Jessie's girl
  Bm        A     D              A  Bm  A  Bm  A
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
G        A     D      Bm           A
  Where can I find a woman like that?
      D           A  Bm  A
Like Jessie's girl
 
  Bm        A     D              A  Bm  A  Bm  A
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
G      A     D       G      A     D
Where can I find a woman
G        A     D      Bm           A
  Where can I find a woman like that?
 
[Bridge]
G   D   A
G   D   A
 
G        D              A
 And I'm lookin' in the mirror all the time
G        D              A
 Wond'rin' what she don't see in me
G                D              A
 Yeah I've been funny I've been cool with the lines
G                D              A
 Ain't that the way love's supposed to be?
 
[Bridge] (Key Change, x4)
F#  B  B  B
F#  G#m  F#  G#m  F#
 
[Reprise 1]
          G     A     D      Bm           A
Tell me, where can I find a woman like that?
 
[Guitar Solo]
D  A  Bm  G  A  D  x4
 
[Chorus 3]
A                          D           A  Bm  A
Y'know, I wish that I had Jessie's girl
  Bm        A     D              A  Bm  A  Bm
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
   A      D            A  Bm  A  Bm  A
I want Jessie's girl
G        A     D      Bm           A
  Where can I find a woman like that?
       D            A  Bm  A
Like Jessie's girl
  Bm        A     D              A  Bm  A  Bm
I wish that I had Jessie's girl
   A      D            A  Bm  A  Bm  A
I want Jessie's girl
 
[Outro]
A  D  D
A  D  A  G   D

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