Teenage Idol, Travelin' Man by Philip Bashe
The Complete Biography of Rick Nelson

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The complete biography of rock idol Rick Nelson includes details of behind-the-scenes tensions on the set of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Rick's brushes with the law, his drug abuse, and his untimely death.
 

About Philip Bashe

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Peter Teeley, who served as press secretary to Vice President George Bush, was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 1991, and attributes his recovery to the fact that he gained access to a state-of-the-art clinical trial at Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center. He lives in Washington, D.C. Philip Bashe has written or cowritten seventeen titles spanning several genres, including health and self-help, parenting, sports, biography, autobiography, and popular culture. He lives in Baldwin, New York, with his wife, author Patricia Romanowski Bashe, and their son, Justin.
 
Published May 8, 1992 by Hyperion. 312 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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In 1969, Nelson put together the Stone Canyon Band to feature his singing and songwriting, but for the remainder of his life, only one hit, ``Garden Party'' (1972), was forthcoming: The public refused to accept Rick Nelson and wanted only to see cute little Ricky singing his hits from the 50's.

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hard to read as is Bashe ( Heavy Metal Thunder ) contends that the enormous popularity of TV's The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet not only kicked off Ricky Nelson's career but legitimized rock musicto avoid repeating phrase in quote , allowing the young singer to ``smuggle rock & roll into Ameri...

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