Ricky Nelson placed 53 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1957
and1973 including "Poor Little Fool", which holds the distinction of
being the first #1 song on Billboard magazine’s then newly created
Hot 100 chart. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
on January 21, 1987.
Nelson began his entertainment career in 1949 playing himself in the
radio sitcom series, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. The series
premiered on ABC television on October 10, 1952, and ran until
September 3, 1966.