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Ricky Nelson: Tragic Teen Idol And Rockabilly Tearaway

David Burke, Vintage Rock, Summer 2012

FOR SOMEONE who, in his pomp between 1957 and 1963, was almost as big as Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson appeared neither comfortable with or conscious of his American idol status.

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