Richard Lewis Springthorpe was just your average kid in suburban Australia hanging out in the Sydney suburbs, working on his boomerang throw and boxing kangeroos to pass the time. Then, during lil’ Ricky’s preteen years, his father’s Army job took the family to London, where they lived for two years. Maybe London was a source of inspiration for the boy. Maybe he was homesick, and could only express his truest feelings in song. Whatever the reason, by the time the Springthorpes returned to Australia, they had a budding ’80s pop... More >>>