'Hello Mary Lou' was written by Gene Pitney, during his important year of 1961, as Ricky turned 21.
A huge chapter in US rock history ended as CCR entered the Billboard chart with their last studio album, 'Mardi Gras.'
The 'Ballad of the Streets' EP became the Scottish band's only British chart-topper in February 1989.
Rick Is 21 entered the US chart for Rick Nelson on 29 May 1961, in the week that its single ‘Travellin’ Man’ raced to No. 1 on the Hot 100.