- Don’t talk to strangers;
- It’s all kinds of wrong to want Jessie’s girl;
- We all need the human touch;
- and you better love somebody, don’t wait.
Tuesday night in Knoxville, I added another maxim — “If wishes were fishes, I wouldn’t smell so sweet” — as Springfield brought his “Stripped Down” tour to the historic Tennessee Theatre. It marked the fourth time I’ve seen the ‘80s icon in concert.
Now for those of you getting squeamish, Springfield wasn’t performing wearing nothing but a smile. That would have been a different kind of show.