James has had a lifelong passion for the music of the Fifties and Sixties and Pop music in general. He enjoys listening to the music of rock and roll and enjoys writing about the people who created it. This series is his way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Rick Nelsonby James Hoag
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Rick Nelson (known as Ricky in his younger years) started out playing himself in the "Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" TV show in the Fifties and Sixties. He then discovered Rock and Roll and found out he could sing, too. Rick became the first real "teen idol" and sold over 50 million records in his lifetime. He had 18 top 10 singles. He is ranked the 4th singles seller of all time.
This short book is a tribute to his life and to his music.
Included are the following chapters:
His Early Years
The Music Begins
The Start of the Imperial Years
Movie and TV Career
A Very Untimely Death
After the Crash
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