RICK NELSON

"I Need You"



Discography:

The Imperial Years 1957-62


1. Ricky - Imperial 1957

1. Honeycomb / 2. Boppin' The Blues / 3. Be-Bop Baby / 4. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You / 5. Teenage Doll / 6. If You Can't Rock Me / 7. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On / 8. Baby I'm Sorry / 9. Am I Blue / 10. I'm Confessin' / 11. Your True Love / 12. True Love / 13. Be-Bop Baby (single) / 14. Have I Told You Lately Tha I Love You? (single) / 15. If You Can't Rock Me (alt.)
Rating : 6


2. Ricky Nelson - Imperial 1958

1. Shirley Lee / 2. Someday / 3. There's Good Rockin' Tonight / 4. I'm Feelin' Sorry / 5. Down The Line / 6. Unchained Melody / 7. I'm In Love Again / 8. Don't Leave Me This Way / 9. My Babe / 10. I'll Walk Alone / 11. There Goes My Baby / 12. Poor Little Fool / 13. Stood Up / 14. Waitin' In School / 15. Believe What You Say (single) / 16. My Bucket's Got A Hole In It
Rating : 7


3. Ricky Sings Again - Imperial 1959

1. It's Late / 2. One Of These Mornings / 3. Believe What You Say / 4. Lonesome Town / 5. Tryin' To Get You / 6. Be True To Me / 7. Old Enough To Love / 8. Never Be Anyone Else But You / 9. I Can't Help It / 10. You Tear Me Up / 11. It's All In The Game / 12. Restless Kid / 13. I Got A Feeling / 14. Never Be Anyone Else But You (alt.) / 15. Lonesome Train (alt.) / 16. Gloomy Sunday
Rating : 8


4. Songs By Ricky - Imperial 1959

1. Brand New Girl / 2. You'll Never Know What You're Missin' / 3. That's All / 4. . Just A Little Too Much / 5. One Minute To One / 6. Half Breed / 7. You're So Fine / 8. Don't Leave Me / 9. Sweeter Than You / 10. A Long Vacation / 11. So Long / 12. . Blood From A Stone / 13. I've Been Thinkin' / 14. Just A Little Too Much (alt.) / 15. Sweeter Than You (alt) / 16. I've Been Thinkin' (alt)
Rating : 8


5. More Songs By Ricky - Imperial 1960

1. I'm Not Afraid / 2. Baby Won't You Please Come Home / 3. Here I Go Again / 4. I'd Climb The Highest Mountain / 5. Make Believe / 6. Ain't Nothin' But Love / 7. When Your Lover Has Gone / 8. Proving My Love / 9. Hey Pretty Baby / 10. Time After Time / 11. I'm All Through With You / 12. Again / 13. Mighty Good / 14. I Wanna Be Loved / 15. Young Emotions / 16. Right By My Side / 17. Yes Sir, That's My Baby / 18. You Are My Sunshine Listen
Rating : 7


6. Rick Is 21 - Imperial 1961

1. My One Desire / 2. That Warm Summer Night / 3. Break My Chain / 4. Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans / 5. I'll Make Believe / 6. Travelin' Man / 7. Oh Yeah, I'm In Love / 8. Everybody But Me / 9. Lucky Star / 10. Sure Fire Bet / 11. Stars Fell On Alabama / 12. Hello Mary Lou / 13. You Are The Only One / 14. Milk Cow Blues
Rating : 4


7. Album 7 By Rick - Imperial 1962

1. Summertime / 2. Congratulations / 3. Baby Don't You Know / 4. I Can't Stop Loving You / 5. Excuse Me Baby / 6. History Of Love / 7. Today's Teardrops / 8. Mad Mad World / 9. Thank You Darling / 10. Poor Loser / 11. Stop Sneakin' 'Round / 12. There's Not A Minute / 13. Everlovin' / 14. A Wonder Like You / 15. Young World / 16. I've Got My Eyes On You / 17. It's Up To You / 18. Teenage Idol / 19. I Need You / 20. Sweet Little Lovable You / 21. Glory Train / 22. I Bowed My Head In Shame / 23. March With The Band Of The Lord / 24. If You Believe It
Rating : 6


My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. I Need You ( Knight ) Album 7 By Rick - bonus
2. Teenage Idol ( Lewis ) Album 7 By Rick - bonus
3. Young World ( Fuller ) Album 7 By Rick - bonus
4. You Are The Only One ( Knight ) Rick is 21 - bonus
5. Travellin' Man ( Fuller ) Rick is 21
6. Poor Little Fool ( Sheeley ) Ricky Nelson
7. Stood Up ( Dickerson/Herrold ) Ricky - bonus
8. Don't Leave Me This Way ( Nelson ) Ricky Nelson
9. Lonesome Town ( Knight ) Ricky Sings Again
10. A Wonder Like You ( Fuller ) Album 7 By Rick - bonus
11. It's Up To You ( Fuller ) Album 7 By Rick - bonus
12. Someday ( Hodges ) Ricky Nelson
13. Be Bop Baby ( Lendhurst ) Ricky
14. Believe What You Say ( J. & D. Burnette ) Ricky Sings Again
15. Never Be Anyone Else But You ( Knight ) Ricky Sings Again
16. Just a Little Too Much ( J. Burnette ) Songs By Ricky
17. Hello Mary Lou ( Pitney ) Rick is 21
18. My One Desire ( D. Burnette ) Rick is 21
19. You Tear Me Up ( Knight ) Ricky Sings Again
20. Be True To Me ( Stuckey/Kirkland ) Ricky Sings Again
21. Boppin´ The Blues ( Perkins ) Ricky
22. You'll Never Know What You´re Missing ( Knight ) Songs By Ricky
23. It's Late ( D. Burnette ) Ricky Sings Again
24. Mad, Mad World ( D. Burnette ) Album 7 By Rick
25. Old Enough To Love ( Jones/Gilmore ) Ricky Sings Again
26. Lucky Star ( Burgess) Rick is 21
27. Half Breed ( Cash ) Songs By Ricky
28. Restless Kid ( Cash ) Ricky Sings Again
29. I Got a Feeling ( Knight ) Ricky Nelson - bonus
30. Trying To Get To You ( McCoy/Singleton ) Ricky Sings Again
31. I Can´t Help It ( Williams ) Ricky Sings Again
32. I´m Not Afraid ( Bryant ) More Songs By Ricky
33. I´m In Love Again ( Domino/Bartholomew ) Ricky Nelson
35. Waiting in School ( J&D Burnette ) Ricky Nelson - bonus
36. Honeycomb ( Merrill ) Ricky
37. I´ve Been Thinking ( J.Burnette ) Songs By Ricky
38. Mighty Good ( Knight ) More Songs By Ricky - bonus
39. That Warm Summer Night ( Fuller/Silva ) Rick is 21
40. History of Love ( Fuller/Burger ) Album Seven

The Decca Years 1963-69


1. For Your Sweet Love - Decca 1963

1. For Your Sweet Love / 2. Gypsy Woman / 3. You Don't Love Me Anymore / 4. Everytime I See You Smiling / 5. Pick Up the Pieces / 6. String Along / 7. One Boy Too Late / 8. Everytime I Think About You / 9. Let's Talk the Whole Thing Over / 10. I Got a Woman / 11. What Comes Next? / 12. I Will Follow You
Rating : 4


2. Rick Sings For You - Decca 1964

1. For You / 2. Fools Rush In / 3. Down Home / 4. That Same Old Feeling / 5. You're Free to Go / 6. I Rise, I Fall / 7. That's All She Wrote / 8. Legend in My Time / 9. Just Take a Moment / 10. Hello Mister Happiness / 11. Hey There, Little Miss Tease / 12. Nearness of You
Rating : 4


3. The Very Thought Of You - Decca 1964

1. My Old Flame / 2. Just A Little Bit Sweet / 3. The Loneliest Sound / 4. You'll Never Fall In Love Again / 5. The Very Thought Of You / 6. I Don't Wanna Love You / 7. I'll Get You Yet / 8. I Wonder / 9. Be My Love / 10. I Love You More Than You Know / 11. Love Is The Sweetest Thing / 12. Dinah
Rating : 4


4. Spotlight on Rick - Decca 1964

1. I'm A Fool / 2. I Tried / 3. I'm Talking About You / 4. Yesterday's Love / 5. A Happy Guy / 6. From A Distance / 7. Stop, Look and Listen / 8. Don't Breathe A Word / 9. That's Why I Love You Like I Do / 10. In My Dreams / 11. Just Relax / 12. Live and Learn
Rating : 4


5. Best Always - Decca 1965

1. I'm Not Ready for You Yet / 2. You Don't Know Me / 3. Ladies Choice / 4. Lonely Corner / 5. Only the Young / 6. Mean Old World / 7. I Know a Place / 8. Since I Don't Have You / 9. It's Beginning to Hurt / 10. My Blue Heaven / 11. How Does It Go / 12. When the Chips Are Down
Rating : 4


6. Love and Kisses - Decca 1965

1. Love and Kisses / 2. I Catch Myself Crying / 3. Love Is Where You Find It / 4. Try to Remember / 5. Our Own Funny Way / 6. Liz / 7. Say You Love Me / 8. More / 9. Raincoat in the River / 10. Come Out Dancin' / 11. I Should Have Loved You More / 12. I Paid for Loving You
Rating : 3


7. Bright Lights and Country Music - Decca 1966

1. Truck Drivin' Man / 2. You Just Can't Quit / 3. Louisiana Man / 4. Welcome to My World / 5. Kentucky Means Paradise / 6. Here I Am / 7. Bright Lights and Country Music / 8. Hello Walls / 9. No Vacancy / 10. I'm a Fool to Care / 11. Congratulations / 12. Night Train to Memphis
Rating : 6


8. Country Fever - Decca 1967

1. Take a City Bride / 2. Funny How Time Slips Away / 3. Bridge Washed Out / 4. Alone / 5. Big Chief Buffalo Nickel / 6. Mystery Train / 7. Things You Gave Me / 8. Take These Chains From My Heart / 9. Lonesome Whistle / 10. Walkin' Down the Line / 11. You Win Again / 12. Salty Dog
Rating : 6


9. On The Flip Side - Decca 1967

1. It Doesn't Matter Anymore / 2. Fender Bender / 3. They Don't Give Medals / 4. Try to See It My Way / 5. Juanita's Place Montage / 6. Take a Broken Heart / 7. They're Gonna Love It / 8. Try to See It My Way / 9. Juanita's Place / 10. They Don't Give Medals (To Yesterday's Heroes)
Rating : 3


10. Another Side Of Rick - Decca 1968

1. Dream Weaver / 2. Marshmallow Skies / 3. Don't Blame It on Your Wife / 4. Reason to Believe / 5. Suzanne on a Sunday Morning / 6. Baby Close Its Eyes / 7. Barefoot Boy / 8. Don't Make Promises / 9. Promenade in Green / 10. Georgia on My Mind / 11. Daydream / 12. I Wonder If Louise Is Home
Rating : 3


11. Perspective - Decca 1969

1. When the Sun's Shined Its Face on Me / 2. Without Her / 3. Lady Stayed With Me / 4. Three Day Eternity / 5. For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her / 6. Stop by My Window / 7. Hello to the Wind / 8. Wait Till Next Year / 9. Love Story / 10. Medley: So Long Dad/Love Story / 11. I Think It's Gonna Rain Today
Rating : 3


12. Rick´s Rarities 64-74 - Ace 2004

1. I've Been Lookin' [#] / 2. I Need You [#] / 3. Stop the World and Let Me Off [#] / 4. Your Kind of Lovin' / 5. Freedom and Liberty [#] / 6. Fire Breathin' Dragon / 7. Peddler Man [#] / 8. Blue Moon of Kentucky / 9. Outside Lookin' In / 10. Helpless [Without Backing Vocals] / 11. Helpless [With Backing Vocals] [#] / 12. Take a Broken Heart / 13. It Doesn't Matter Anymore / 14. They Don't Give Medals / 15. Try to See It My Way / 16. Freedom and Liberty [#] / 17. I'm Called Lonely / 18. Moonshine / 19. Lady Came from Baltimore [#] / 20. I Think It's Going to Rain Today [#] / 21. Promises / 22. My Bucket's Got a Hole in It [Live][#] / 23. California Free [#)
Rating : 8


My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. Promenade in Green ( Nelson ) Another Side Of Rick
2. Alone ( Nelson ) Country Fever
3. You Just Can´t Quit ( Nelson ) Bright Lights and Country Music
4. Fools Rush In ( Mercer/Bloom ) Rick Nelson Sings For You
5. Hello To The Wind ( Boylan/Nelson ) Perspective
6. I Wonder If Louise Is Home ( Boylan ) Another Side Of Rick
7. Gypsy Woman ( Burnette/Osborn ) For Your Sweet Love
8. I Got a Woman ( Charles ) For Your Sweet Love
9. Funny How Time Slips Away ( W. Nelson ) Country Fever
10. Louisiana Man ( Kershaw ) Bright Lights and Country Music
11. I Think It´s Gonna Rain Today ( Newman ) Perspective
12. So Long Dad ( Newman ) Perspective
13. For You ( Burke/Dubin ) Rick Sings For You
14. String Along ( Duncan/Doyle ) For Your Sweet Love
15.Take These Chains From My Heart ( Rose/Heath ) Country Fever
16. Mystery Train ( Parker/Philips ) Country Fever
17. Dream Weaver ( Boylan ) Another Side Of Rick
18. Sleep By My Window ( Boylan ) Perspective
19. Mean Old World ( Vera ) Best Always
20. The Very Thought Of You ( Noble ) The Very Thought of You
21. Freedom and Liberty ( Nelson ) Rick´s Rarities
22. I´ve Been Lookin´ ( Curtis ) Rick´s Rarities
23. I Need You ( Copyright Control ) Rick´s Rarities
24. Your Kind of Loving ( Tucker/Jones ) Rick´s Rarities
25. Peddler Man ( Fuller ) Rick´s Rarities
26. Blue Moon of Kentucky ( Monroe ) Rick´s Rarities
27. Helpless ( Morris ) Rick´s Rarities
24. I´m Called Lonely ( Nelson ) Rick´s Rarities

With the Stone Canyon Band and the Last Years


1. Rick Nelson In Concert - MCA 1970

1. Come on In / 2. Hello Mary Lou / 3. Violets of Dawn / 4. Who Cares About Tomorrow - Promises / 5. She Belongs to Me / 6. If You Gotta Go, Go Now / 7. I'm Walkin' / 8. Red Balloon / 9. Louisiana Man / 10. Believe What You Say / 11. Easy to Be Free / 12. I Shall Be Released


2. Rick Sings Nelson - MCA 1970

1. We've Got A Long Way To Go / 2. California / 3. Anytime / 4. Down Along The Bayou Country / 5. Sweet Mary / 6. Look At Mary / 7. The Reason Why / 8. Mr. Dolphin / 9. How Long / 10. My Woman
Rating : 7


3. Rudy The Fifth - MCA 1971

1. This Train / 2. Just Like A Woman / 3. Sing Me A Song / 4. The Last Time Around / 5. Song For Kristin / 6. Honky Tonk Women / 7. Feel So Good / 8. Life / 9. Thank You Lord / 10. Song For Kristin / 11. Love Minus Zero/No Limit / 12. Gypsy Pilot
Rating : 7


4. Garden Party - MCA 1972

1. Let It Bring You Along / 2. Garden Party / 3. So Long Mamma / 4. I Wanna Be With You / 5. Are You Really Real? / 6. I'm Talking About You / 7. Nighttime Lady / 8. A Flower Opens Gently By / 9. Don't Let Your Goodbye Stand / 10. Palace Guard
Rating : 6


5. Windfall - MCA 1974

1. Legacy / 2. Someone To Love / 3. How Many Times / 4. Evil Woman Child / 5. Don't Leave Me Here / 6. Wild Nights In Tulsa / 7. Lifestream / 8. One Night Stand / 9. I Don't Want To Be Lonely Tonight / 10. Windfall
Rating : 7


6. Intakes - Epic 1977

1. You Can't Dance / 2. One X One / 3. I Wanna Move With You / 4. It's Another Day / 5. Wings / 6. Five Minutes More / 7. Change Your Mind / 8. Something You Can't Buy / 9. Gimme a Little Sign / 10. Stay Young
Rating : 7


7. Back To Vienna (unreleased) - Epic 1978

1. Everyday I Have To Cry Some / 2. No Words Of Love / 3. Mama You've Been On My Mind / 4. Chump Change Romeo / 5. Getting It On / 6. Carl Of The Jungle / 7. Conversation / 8. What Is Success? / 9. New Delhi Freight Train / 10. Love You So
Rating : 7


8. Rockabilly Renaissance (unreleased) - Epic 1979

1. Rave On / 2. That's All Right (Mama) / 3. True Love Ways / 4. Send Me Somebody To Love / 5. Almost Saturday Night / 6. Sleep Tight Good Night Man / 7. Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone / 8. It's All Over Now / 9. Stuck In The Middle With You / 10. Dream Lover / 11. That Ain't The Way Love's Supposed To Be / 12. It Shall Remain / 13. In My Heart
Rating : 9


9. Playing To Win - Capitol 1981

1. Almost Saturday Night / 2. Believe What You Say / 3. Little Miss American Dream / 4. The Loser Babe Is You / 5. Back To Schooldays / 6. It Hasn't Happened Yet / 7. Call It What You Want / 8. I Can't Take It No More / 9. Don't Look At Me / 10. Do The Best You Can / 11. No Fair Falling In Love / 12. Give 'Em My Number / 13. Tired Of Toeing The Line / 14. Rave On / 15. Doll Hospital / 16. Radio Girl
Rating : 7


10. All My Best - MCA 1985

1. Hello Mary Lou / 2. Travelin' Man / 3. Poor Little Fool / 4. Garden Party / 5. It's Late / 6. You Know What I Mean / 7. Young World / 8. Lonesome Town / 9. I Got a Feeling / 10. Don't Leave Me This Way / 11. I'm Walkin' / 12. Believe What You Say / 13. Waitin' in School / 14. Never Be Anyone Else But You / 15. Teenage Idol / 16. Stood Up / 17. Mighty Good / 18. Just a Little Too Much / 19. It's up to You / 20. Fools Rush In / 21. Sweeter Than You / 22. You Are the Only One
Rating : 8


11. The Memphis Sessions (1978) - Epic 1986

1. That's Alright Mama / 2. It's All Over Now / 3. Dream Lover / 4. Rave On / 5. Sleep Tight, Good Night Man / 6. Almost Saturday Night / 7. Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone You Love / 8. Stuck In The Middle / 9. Send Me Somebody To Love / 10. True Love Ways
Rating : 9


12. The Final Recordings 1985 - still unreleased

. Rock ‘N’ Roll Fool / 2. Ain't Gonna Do You No Good / 3. Do You Know What I Mean / 4. One After 909 / 5. You Got Me Gone / 6. Singing the Blues / 7. As Long as I Have You / 8. Moon Enough / 9. Lucky Boy / 10. True Love Ways
Rating :


13. The Complete Epic Recordings - Real Gone Music 2012

1. You Can't Dance / 2. Something You Can't Buy / 3. I Wanna Move With You / 4. Five Minutes More / 5. Gimme A Little Sign / 6. Stay Young / 7. Wings / 8. It's Another Day / 9. One X One / 10. Change Your Mind / 11. Everyday I Have To Cry Some / 12. Love You So / 13. Chump Change Romeo / 14. What Is Success / 15. Carl Of The Jungle / 16. No Words Of Love / 17. New Delhi Freight Train / 18. Mama, You've Been On My Mind / 19. Getting It On / 20. Conversation // 1. That's Alright Mama (Memphis Sessions Mix) / 2. Send Me Somebody To Love (M S M) / 3. Stuck In The Middle (M S M) / 4. It Shall Remain / 5. It's All Over Now (M S M) / 6. Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone (M S M) / 7. That Ain't The Way Love Supposed To Be / 8. In My Heart / 9. Almost Saturday Night (M S M) / 10. Dream Lover / 11. True Love Ways (M S M) / 12. Sleep Tight, Good Night Man (M S M) / 13. Rave On (M S M) / 14. Dream Lover (M S M) / 15. Send Me Somebody To Love / 16. Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone / 17. Almost Saturday Night / 18. Rave On / 19. Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone (EP Version) / 20. Almost Saturday Night (EP Version) / 21. Rave On (EP Version)
Rating : 9


My Suggestion For a 2 CD 160 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. Garden Party ( Nelson ) Garden Party
2. Dream Lover ( Darin ) Memphis Sessions
3. One and One ( Larden ) Intakes
4. Wings ( Larden ) Intakes
5. True Love Ways ( Holly ) Memphis Sessions
6. Lay Back In The Ars of Someone ( Chapman/Chinn ) Memphis Sessions
7. Stay Young ( Gallagher/Lyle ) Intakes
8. She Belongs to Me ( Dylan ) Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band (comp.) - single 1969
9. Life ( Nelson ) Rudy The Fifth
10. Love Minus Zero/No Limit ( Dylan ) Rudy The Fifth
11. Palace Guard ( Nelson ) Garden Party
12. One Night Stand ( Larden ) Windfall
13. Windfall ( Nelson/Larden ) Windfall
14. Fade Away ( Nelson ) Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band (comp.) - single 1976
15. Stuck in The Middle With You ( Egan/Rafferty ) Memphis Sessions
16. Send Me Somebody To Love ( Krekel ) Memphis Sessions
17. Mama, You Been On My Mind ( Dylan ) Back To Vienna
18. Down Along The Bayou Country ( Nelson ) Rick Sings Nelson
19. Last Time Around ( Nelson ) Rudy The Fifth
20. Almost Saturday Night ( Fogerty ) Playing To Win
21. The Loser Babe is You ( Nelson ) Playing To Win
22. Easy To Be Free ( Nelson ) Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band (comp.) - single 1969
23. How Long ( Nelson ) Rick Sings Nelson
24. Just Like a Woman ( Dylan ) Rudy The Fifth
25. Song For Christin ( Nelson ) Rudy The Fifth
26. Lifestream ( Nelson ) Windfall
27. Don't Leave Me Here ( Larden ) Windfall
28. Rock´n Roll Lady ( McClellan ) Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band (comp.) - single 1976
29. Carl Of The Jungle ( Bramblett ) Back To Vienna
30. Lady Came From Baltimore ( Hardin ) Rick´s Rarities
31. Tired of Toing The Line ( Burnette ) Playing To Win - bonus
32. I Think It's Going to Rain Today ( Newman ) Rick's Rarities
33. California Free ( Nelson ) Rick's Rarities
34. In My Heart ( Krekel ) Rockabilly Renaissance
35. Sleep Tight, Good Night Man ( Lorber ) Rockabilly Renaissance
36. Every Day I Have to Cry Some ( Alexander ) Back To Vienna
37. It Shall Remain ( Beland/Murray ) Rockabilly Renaissance

Essential Albums!

Original albums as listed and rated on “Rate Your Music” - December 25 - 2005

48 Ricky Sings Again - 1959
67 Ricky - 1957
68 Ricky Nelson - 1958
87 More Songs by Ricky - 1960
99 Rick is 21 - 1961
121 Songs by Ricky - 1959
320 Garden Party - 1972
332 Playing to Win - 1981
490 In Concert - 1970
595 Rudy the Fifth - 1971
734 Windfall - 1974
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