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Ricky Nelson - Greatest Hits

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Favorite Albums - Almost Made It (20 items)
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Published 10 months ago


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Description: When talking about the history of Rock 'N' Roll, Rick 'Ricky' Nelson tends to get overlooked. While he didn't create the genre, brought the new style of music to the masses when his character began performing it on the Ozzie & Harriet show in the late '50s. He became a teen idol and recorded some of the finest music of the era including 'Poor Little Fool', 'Lonesome Town', 'I'm Walking', 'It's Late', 'Travelin' Man', 'Hello Mary Lou' and more. In the '60s, he dropped the 'y' and became Rick and scored more hits. His final hit, the self-penned 'Garden Party', was one of the biggest hits of his career and, once again, he he ... (more)
Manufacturer: Capitol
Release date: 27 December 2005
EAN: 0094631226229 UPC: 094631226229
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Favorite Albums - Almost Made It (20 music items)

"When Ricky Nelson transitioned away from teen idol on a cultural behemoth to a rock singer, everyone wrote him off as a fluff piece with a great PR machine behind him. Yet his shy, soft pop/rock songs were strongly built confections that have stood the passage of time. Hell, when he re-emerged in the 70s, he laid the groundwork for country-rock, and all of it is documented on this essential set. DOWNLOAD: “Fools Rush In,” “Be-Bop Baby,” “Garden Party”"

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