Rick Nelson

It was in 1957 that Rick Nelson came on the Music Scene. Many of us were familiar with him due to the popularity of his real life Mom and Dads Radio and Television Show. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Ricky and his brother David appeared on the show in the late 40’s. “Ricky” actually started his music career to impress a girlfriend who was big fan of Elvis. After Ricky’s cover of the Fats Domino tune “I’m Walkin” was released it climbed to #4 on the charts. If you remember seeing Ricky Nelson singing on the Ozzie and Harriet show, you did. With the success of his music career, Ricky would end each TV show with a song.

Ricky Nelson wanted to be known as Rick and on his 21st birthday had his recording name changed to Rick Nelson. While his personal issues in life may have been tumultuous, Rick Nelson had a strong music career with many hits under his belt. His Children from Wife Kristin Harmon continued with the talent bestowed upon the Harmon and Nelson Family. Daughter Tracy, became an actress In the Father Dowling TV Series while twin sons Matthew and Gunner have had success with Nelson. Another Son Sam is also an Actor.

Rick Nelson was taken from this world in a tragic plane crash on New Years Eve 1985. His music lives on as part of the Pop Classics Library.

1. I’m Walkin’
2. String Along
3. Fools Rush In
4. For You
5. Gypsy Woman
6. Very Thought Of You, The
7. Mystery Train
8. She Belongs To Me
9. Hello Mary Lou, Goodbye Heart – (live)
10. Believe What You Say – (live)
11. Easy To Be Free
12. Garden Party

1. Let It Bring You Along
2. Garden Party
3. So Long Mama
4. I Wanna Be With You
5. Are You Really Real?
6. I’m Talking About You
7. Nightime Lady
8. Flower Opens Gently By, A
9. Don’t Let Your Goodbye Stand
10. Palace Guard

1. I’m Walkin’
2. Be Bop Baby – (single version)
3. Stood Up
4. Believe What You Say – (single version)
5. Poor Little Fool
6. Lonesome Town
7. I Got A Feeling
8. Never Be Anyone Else But You
9. It’s Late
10. Just A Little Too Much
11. Sweeter Than You
12. Travelin’ Man
13. Hello Mary Lou
14. Everlovin’
15. Young World
16. Teenage Idol
17. Fools Rush In
18. For You
19. She Belongs To Me – (with The Stone Canyon Band)
20. Garden Party – (with The Stone Canyon Band)

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