Rick Nelson

Rick Nelson
Real name
Eric Hillard Nelson
Born
May 8, 1940
Died
December 31, 1985
Country
United States
IPI
00054863658
00063929258
00269951904
Member of
The Trophies
Family
Ozzie Nelson Father
Matthew Nelson Son
Gunnar Nelson Son
Harriet Hilliard Mother
Sam Nelson Son
Don Nelson Uncle
Related
Dennis Larden Member, Stone Canyon Band.
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
November 23, 1964 José Feliciano
October 1966 Nic Dalton & The Gloomchasers
November 27, 1972 Dolorean
April 27, 1957 (2 artists)
September 1961 (2 artists)
September 1957 (5 artists)
March 10, 1958 (19 artists)
January 1970 (2 artists)
November 25, 1967 Boylan
June 23, 1958 (2 artists)
November 27, 1972 Honk
February 9, 1970 The Autumn Leaves
June 19, 1972 (19 artists)
May 1963 (10 artists)
July 1960 (4 artists)
August 1970 Linda Draper
August 1964 Cliff Richard
September 29, 1958 (5 artists)
November 23, 1964 (4 artists)
November 1962 (5 artists)
December 9, 1963 Johnny Tillotson
December 1966 (3 artists)
November 1962 (11 artists)
August 4, 1962 (2 artists)
June 1959 (8 artists)
January 1974 Jeff Larson
January 1971 Astropop 3
September 29, 1958 (35 artists)
May 1961 (2 artists)
1962 (4 artists)
November 1959 Hans Edler
May 1961 (9 artists)
(8 artists)
January 1959 (25 artists)
November 27, 1972 (2 artists)
May 1961 Miki Lamarr
January 1974 (2 artists)
January 1959 Rocky Burnette, Darrel Higham & The Enforcers
June 23, 1958 (22 artists)
January 1959 Waylon Jennings
November 1957 (14 artists)
November 23, 1964 (6 artists)
June 1959 (3 artists)
December 1966 (2 artists)
April 1967 (6 artists)
August 4, 1962 (12 artists)
May 1961 Skeeter Davis
October 1966 Ian Matthews
April 10, 1961 (33 artists)
January 1974 (2 artists)
November 1957 (6 artists)
March 11, 1963 Brian Poole and The Tremeloes
September 1959 (2 artists)
April 11, 1960 (2 artists)
February 24, 1962 (9 artists)

Covers by Rick Nelson

Title Performer Release date Originally by
July 1960 Vera Lynn
December 9, 1963 Don Gibson
January 15, 1981 John Fogerty
October 1957 Ethel Waters
November 13, 1967 Tim Hardin
October 1957 The Strikes
July 1960 Eva Taylor
August 1964 Mario Lanza
April 12, 1967 Jimmie Rodgers [US1]
October 1957 Carl Perkins
May 30, 1966 Bill Anderson
November 21, 2000 The Everly Brothers
May 30, 1966 Faron Young
November 25, 1967 The Lovin' Spoonful
August 1964 Eddie Cantor
November 25, 1967 Tim Hardin
September 1963 Little Eva
July 1958 Roy Orbison and Teen Kings
May 1961 Louis Armstrong and His Dixieland Seven
February 22, 1979 Bobby Darin
September 1961 Dave Burgess and The Chimes
May 1961 Don Gibson
April 13, 1999 Steve Alaimo
September 1963 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra
August 1968 Simon and Garfunkel
December 9, 1963 Joe Green's Marimba Band
April 12, 1967 Billy Walker
November 25, 1967 Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra
September 21, 1977 Brenton Wood
November 21, 2000 (unknown), Hal Kemp & His Orchestra
September 1959 Marvin Rainwater
September 1957 Gene Autry
April 10, 1961 The Sparks [US], Johnny Duncan
May 30, 1966 Faron Young
May 30, 1966 Glen Campbell
October 1957 Georgie Shaw with The Jimmy Leyden Singers
October 4, 1971 Rolling Stones
January 1959 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
1962 Don Gibson
November 15, 1965 Roger Miller [US1]
July 1960 Jack Smith (The Whispering Baritone)
October 1957 The Strikes
January 1970 Bob Dylan
March 11, 1963 Southern Tones, Ray Charles and His Band
April 12, 1967 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
April 19, 1965 Petula Clark
July 1958 Louis Prima and His Orchestra
May 30, 1966 Ted Daffan's Texans
October 1957 Chester Gaylord
July 1958 Jerry Lee Lewis
July 1958 Fats Domino
November 23, 1964 Chuck Berry
April 27, 1957 Fats Domino
January 1970 Bob Dylan
August 1968 Julius LaRosa
January 1959 Fritz Kreisler - Piano Accompaniment Carl Lamson, Tommy Edwards
May 27, 1986 The Valentinos
January 1959 Dorsey Burnette
May 27, 1963 Franck Pourcel et son Grand Orchestre, Petula Clark
November 21, 2000 Edison Male Quartette
August 1964 Charlie Rich
October 4, 1971 Bob Dylan
May 30, 1966 Merle Travis
February 27, 1981 Smokie
January 15, 1981 Toby Beau
May 30, 1966 Rusty & Doug
August 1964 Ray Noble and His New Mayfair Orchestra
October 4, 1971 Bob Dylan
August 1968 The Brothers [US2]
1993 Bob Dylan
1991 Johnny Moore's Three Blazers
November 16, 1960 Kokomo Arnold
November 15, 1965 Riz Ortolani e Nino Oliviero, Steve Lawrence
July 1958 Florida Normal Industrial Institute Quartet, Little Walter and His Jukes
April 19, 1965 Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
March 10, 1958 Tom Gates & His Orchestra
August 1964 Mae West with Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
April 12, 1967 Little Junior's Blue Flames
1993 Little Feat
May 30, 1966 Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys
May 30, 1966 Merle Travis
2001 John Hiatt
February 27, 1981 Sonny West
November 25, 1967 Tim Hardin
January 1970 Bobby Darin
September 1975 Mike McClellan
August 25, 1969 Bob Dylan
July 1958 Bobby Lee Trammell
April 19, 1965 The Skyliners, Lenny Martin and the Orchestra
August 1968 Manfred Mann, The Brothers [US2]
July 1958 Elton Britt
May 1961 Guy Lombardo's Royal Canadians
September 21, 1977 Gallagher & Lyle
May 1963 Fabian
May 27, 1986 Stealers Wheel
1962 Abbie Mitchell
April 12, 1967 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
September 1959 Nat "King" Cole
February 27, 1981 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
April 12, 1967 Warner Mack
November 21, 2000 The King Cole Trio
December 9, 1963 Chick Bullock & His Orchestra
July 1958 Roy Brown
April 1964 Al Bowlly
August 1968 Richie Havens
July 1960 Margaret Whiting with Frank De Vol and His Orchestra
November 21, 2000 Rocky Burnette
1962 Roy Orbison with Bob Moore's Orch. & Chorus
May 30, 1966 Terry Fell and The Fellers
October 1957 Bing Crosby - Grace Kelly
May 27, 1986 Buddy Holly
January 1959 The Eagles [1]
November 15, 1965 Jerry Orbach
July 1958 Todd Duncan
January 1970 Eric Andersen [US1]
April 12, 1967 Bob Dylan
May 30, 1966 Jim Reeves
July 1960 Gene Austin
October 1957 Big Maybelle
August 1968 Nilsson
August 8, 1960 Gene Austin
November 21, 2000 Pine Ridge Boys
September 21, 1977 Jackson Hawke
April 19, 1965 Eddy Arnold
May 1985 Mickey Jupp
October 1957 Carl Perkins
April 12, 1967 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys

Songs written by Rick Nelson

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Alone Rick Nelson Rick Nelson October 1966 Covered by Nic Dalton & The Gloomchasers
Are You Really Real? Rick Nelson Rick Nelson and The Stone Canyon Band November 27, 1972 Covered by Dolorean
Come On In Rick Nelson Rick Nelson January 1970 Covered by (2 artists)
Don't Leave Me This Way Rick Nelson Ricky Nelson June 23, 1958 Covered by (2 artists)
Easy to Be Free Rick Nelson Rick Nelson February 9, 1970 Covered by The Autumn Leaves
Garden Party Rick Nelson Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band June 19, 1972 Covered by (19 artists)
How Long Rick Nelson Rick Nelson August 1970 Covered by Linda Draper
Life Rick Nelson Rick Nelson January 1971 Covered by Astropop 3
Nightime Lady Rick Nelson Rick Nelson and The Stone Canyon Band November 27, 1972 Covered by (2 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Album Seven by Rick Rick Nelson 1962 Imperial Records [US]
All My Best Ricky Nelson May 1985 Silver Eagle Records
Another Side of Rick Rick Nelson November 25, 1967 Decca
Best Always, Rick Nelson Rick Nelson April 19, 1965 Decca
Bright Lights & Country Music Rick Nelson May 30, 1966 Decca
Country Fever Rick Nelson April 12, 1967 Decca
For Rick Nelson Fans Only - The Box Set Rick Nelson April 13, 1999 Pass Programs
For Your Sweet Love Rick Nelson May 27, 1963 Decca
Garden Party Rick Nelson and The Stone Canyon Band November 27, 1972 Decca
Intakes Rick Nelson September 21, 1977 Epic
Legacy Rick Nelson November 21, 2000 Capitol Records
Love and Kisses Rick Nelson November 15, 1965 Decca
Memphis Sessions Rick Nelson May 27, 1986 Epic
More Songs by Ricky Ricky Nelson July 1960 Imperial Records [US]
Perspective Rick Nelson August 1968 Decca
Playing to Win Rick Nelson January 15, 1981 Capitol Records
Playing to Win [CD] Rick Nelson 2001 Capitol Records
Rick Is 21 Ricky Nelson May 1961 Imperial Records [US]
Rick Nelson in Concert Rick Nelson January 1970 Decca
Rick Nelson Live at The Aladdin Rick Nelson 1991 Magnum Music
Rick Nelson Sings "For You" Rick Nelson December 9, 1963 Decca
Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson July 1958 Imperial Records [US]
Ricky Sings Again Ricky Nelson January 1959 Imperial Records [US]
Rudy the Fifth Rick Nelson and The Stone Canyon Band October 4, 1971 Decca
Songs by Ricky Ricky Nelson September 1959 Imperial Records [US]
Spotlight on Rick Rick Nelson November 23, 1964 Decca
Stay Young - The Epic Recordings Rick Nelson 1993 Epic
The Very Thought of You Rick Nelson August 1964 Decca
Windfall Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band January 1974 MCA Records

EPs

Title Performer Release date Label
Four You Rick Nelson February 27, 1981 Epic
Ricky [Honeycomb] Ricky Nelson October 1957 Imperial Records [US]
Ricky [If You Can't Rock Me] Ricky Nelson October 1957 Imperial Records [US]
Ricky - True Love Ricky Nelson October 1957 Imperial Records [US]
You'll Never Know What You're Missin' Ricky Nelson September 1959 Imperial Records [US]

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
A Wonder Like You Rick Nelson September 1961 Imperial Records [US]
Believe What You Say Ricky Nelson March 10, 1958 Imperial Records [US]
Dream Lover Rick Nelson February 22, 1979 Epic
Dream Weaver Rick Nelson November 13, 1967 Decca
Easy to Be Free Rick Nelson February 9, 1970 Decca
Fools Rush In Rick Nelson September 1963 Decca
Garden Party Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band June 19, 1972 Decca
Gimme a Little Sign Rick Nelson February 1978 Epic
How Long Rick Nelson August 1970 Decca
I'm Not Afraid Ricky Nelson August 8, 1960 Imperial Records [US]
I'm Walkin' Ricky Nelson April 27, 1957 Verve Records
It's Up to You Rick Nelson November 1962 Imperial Records [US]
I Wanna Be Loved Ricky Nelson November 1959 Imperial Records [US]
Just a Little Too Much Ricky Nelson June 1959 Imperial Records [US]
Life Rick Nelson January 1971 Decca
Lonesome Town Ricky Nelson September 29, 1958 Imperial Records [US]
One Night Stand Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band March 1974 MCA Records
Poor Little Fool Ricky Nelson June 23, 1958 Imperial Records [US]
Ricky Nelson Sings Ricky Nelson September 1957 Imperial Records [US]
Rock and Roll Lady Rick Nelson and The Stone Canyon Band September 1975 MCA Records
She Belongs to Me Rick Nelson and The Stone Canyon Band August 25, 1969 Decca
Stood Up Ricky Nelson November 1957 Imperial Records [US]
String Along Rick Nelson May 1963 Decca
Take a City Bride Rick Nelson April 1967 Decca
Teen Age Idol Rick Nelson August 4, 1962 Imperial Records [US]
The Very Thought of You Rick Nelson April 1964 Decca
Things You Gave Me Rick Nelson October 1966 Decca
Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson April 10, 1961 Imperial Records [US]
You Are the Only One Ricky Nelson November 16, 1960 Imperial Records [US]
You Don't Love Me Anymore (And I Can Tell) Rick Nelson March 11, 1963 Decca
You Just Can't Quit Rick Nelson May 30, 1966 Decca
Young Emotions Ricky Nelson April 11, 1960 Imperial Records [US]
Young World Rick Nelson February 24, 1962 Imperial Records [US]

Videos

Title Performer Release date Label
Ricky Nelson Sings Ricky Nelson 2005 Capitol Records

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
On the Flip Side - The Original Cast Album various artists December 1966 Decca

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Believe What You Hear! A Tribute to Ricky Nelson Darrel Higham 2004 Foot Tapping Records
Easy to Be Free - The Songs of Rick Nelson various artists June 6, 2006 Planting Seeds Records
Garden Party - An Appreciation of Ricky Nelson Ed Payne 2014 Propayne Productions
Hans Edler Meets Ricky Nelson Hans Edler 2008 Scana
Like Father, Like Sons - A Live Concert Tribute to Their Legendary Father, Rick Nelson Matthew and Gunnar Nelson 2000 Stone Canyon

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