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  • Rick Nelson: From teen idol to immortal legend

    Rick Nelson: From teen idol to immortal legend
    The celestial trajectory of actor-singer Rick Nelson’s career was one of pop culture’s greatest, tinsel-draped, star-crossed tragedies. Growing up on his parent’s network television show “The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet,” Nelson was publicly transformed from bashful cathode-ray boy next door to a rock ‘n’ roll sensation, one whose good looks, ingenuous charm and sweet, hot vocal style propelled him to international stardom.
  • Don Nelson dies at 86; writer for 'Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet'

    Don Nelson dies at 86; writer for 'Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet'
    Don Nelson, a screenwriter, film producer and musician who co-wrote scripts for "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" — the classic American television series centered on his brother Ozzie's family — as well as for more than two dozen other...

    Doesn't pay to live in past

    Tradition clearly is overrated. Nostalgia is for saps. "If memories were all I sang," Rick Nelson once sang, "I'd rather drive a truck." You would think history might mean more in a sport that produced "Win one for the Gipper," but this is no time to be...

    The Bakersfield Sound gets its due in Nashville

    Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and other pioneers of West Coast country music are getting a much-deserved salute in Nashville with an expansive new exhibition at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.