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Rick Nelson
Born: May 8, 1940 in Teaneck, NJ
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Died: Dec 31, 1985 in DeKalb, TX
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Rick Nelson was one of the very biggest of the '50s teen idols, so it took awhile for him to attain the same level of critical respectability as other early rock greats. Yet now the consensus is that he made some of the finest pop/rock recordings of his era. Sure, he had more promotional push than any ...Read full biography
Windfall
Released: 1974
Label: Line
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Windfall was Rick Nelson's killer follow-up to his late-1972 album Garden Party, and it exceeded any creative expectations that the artist or his audience could possibly have had. It also featured a new ...Read full review
Playing to Win
Released: 1981
Label: Capitol
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Playing to Win was an album of beginnings and endings for Rick Nelson. It was his first LP in more than three years, marking the start of his fifth label affiliation, this one with Capitol Records, and, ...Read full review
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