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Eric Hilliard “Ricky” Nelson, later known as Rick Nelson (May 8, 1940 – December 31, 1985), was one of the first American teen idols.|Born in Teaneck, New Jersey, he was the younger son of Ozzie Nelson, the leader of a big band, and Harriet Hilliard Nelson, the band’s singer. Along with brother David Nelson, the family starred in the long-running radio and television series The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet from 1944 to 1954 on the radio, and 1952 to 1966 on television. However, David and Ricky Nelson did not join the cast until 1949; for the first five years of the radio show, the sons were played by professional actors.|Ricky Nelson began a rock and roll music career in 1957. He recorded his debut single, the Fats Domino song “I’m Walkin’”, seeking to impress a date who was an Elvis Presley fan — Nelson’s first song was a hit, reaching #4 on the charts. Soon, each episode of the Ozzie & Harriet television show ended with a musical performance by “Ricky”.|Despite the promotional aspects of his career, it is clear that Nelson knew and loved music, and was a credible performer before he became a teen idol, largely due to his parents’ musical background. Unlike many teen idols of the time, Nelson showed h...
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Top 10 Rick Nelson Songs
Lonesome Town
Stood Up
Garden Party
Hello Mary Lou
Fools Rush In
Young World
It's Late
Never Be Anyone Else But You
Believe What You Say
Poor Little Fool
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Top 10 Rick Nelson Albums
Pulp Fiction
A Night To Remember
All My Best
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Rick Nelson
Garden Party
Greatest Hits
Legacy
Ricky/Ricky Nelson
Ricky Sings Again/Songs by Ricky
The Best Of Rick Nelson, Vol. 2
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