Rick Nelson Rick Nelson
Rick Nelson Rick Nelson
Rick Nelson Rick Nelson
Rick Nelson Rick Nelson

Rick Nelson

Rick Nelson guest starred in episode seven of the first series of the popular show The Hardy Boys. He plays rocker Tony Eagle, who becomes caught up in the disappearance of his sound-man. He teams up with the Hardy Boys to determine just what happened little realizing that his own life is in danger.


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This show is prominent for the wonderful chance it gives viewers to see Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band performing a number of of their tracks. Weirdly enough, there was once a major plot point concerning a plan to have Rick Nelson and the band killed in a plane crash.

As one of the most popular teen idols on the late 1950s and early 1960s, Ricky Nelson had many hit records, primarily on the Imperial and American Decca labels,which include "I'm Walkin'," "Travelin' Man," "Poor Little Fool," "For You," "Fools Rush In," "It's Late," and "Garden Party." Ricky Nelson was ranked #2 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue). Some other interesting facts about Ricky Nelson is that he was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall Fame in 1987. Also, he is the brother of both actor and director David Nelson and he is the father of Gunnar Nelson and Sam Nelson.