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Disco recomendado. Capítulo 2. "Ricky" de Ricky Nelson.

Ricky. Ricky Nelson


Esta semana os presentamos un disco raro por dos cuestiones. Una por ser un disco poco conocido y difícil de encontrar. Segundo,  por su intérprete, considerado algo blando en cuestiones rockeras. Pero créanme, este disco merece la pena. 

"Ricky" es el primer Lp de Ricky Nelson. Además,  es uno de los pocos discos de rock and roll que consiguieron un importante éxito en un mercado dominado por el formato single. 

Para conseguir tal impulso se sirvió de su programa semanal. Actuaba en la televisión, en su propio show, con grandes cifras de audiencia: Ozzie and Harriet, un precursor espacio en forma de reallity, basado en la vida real de su propia familia. Los espectadores vieron crecer al pequeño Rick, pasando de ser un chico travieso y chistoso a un adolescente sentimental y enamoradizo. Empezó a cantar sus discos en sus propios capítulos. 

Ricky siguió hasta formar una orquesta, en la que estaba James Burton, que paso luego a colaborar con Elvis. 

El primer sencillo del disco Be bop baby. Una mezcla de pop rockero con gran aceptación en la época. Añadió en el repertorio dos canciones de tipos algo más duros en esto del rock and roll, como eran Carl Perkins y Jerry Lee Lewis. Sumando unas baladas populares para satisfacción de las jóvenes fans. Haciendo un disco fácil de digerir para los tiempos primeros del rock. Directo al número uno durante dos semanas en el último trimestre del 57. Vendiendo algo menos de quinientas mil copias. 

Listado de canciones. 

Ricky

(# 1 top pop album)

Imperial LP-9048
Nov / 1957


1.

Honeycomb

Bob Merrill

© Golden Bell Songs, ASCAP
Well it's darn good life and it's kinda funny
How the bee was made and the bee made the honey
And the honeybee looking for home they called honeycomb
And they combed the world and they gathered all
Of the honeycomb into one sweet ball
And a honeycomb from a million trips made my baby's lips

Oh honeycomb won't you be my baby well honeycomb be my own
Just a hanka hair and a piece of bone and made a walking talking honeycomb
Well honeycomb won't you be my baby honeycomb be my own
What a darn good life when you got a wife like a honeycomb

Now have you heard tell how he made a bee
Then he tried a hand at a green green tree
So the green was made I guess you heard up in well he made a little bird
Then they waited all around till the end of spring
Gettin' every note that the birdie sing
And he wrote it up in one sweet tone for my honeycomb

Oh honeycomb won't you be my baby well honeycomb be my own...

In a little while when he made that girl
They looked around for a little word
Sounds as sweet as turtle dove so they called it love
And when he went around looking everywhere
Gettin' love from here love from there
And he started up in a little ole part for my honey's heart

Oh honeycomb won't you be my baby well honeycomb be my own...

**********

2.

Boppin' The Blues

Carl Perkins - Howard Griffin

© Carl Perkins Music, BMI / Hi-Lo Music, BMI / Wren Music, BMI
Well all my friends are boppin' the blues it must be goin' round
All my friends are boppin' the blues and it must be goin' round
I love you baby but I must be rhythm bound
Well the doctor told me boy you don't need no pills
Yeah that doctor told me son you don't need no pills
Just a handful of nickels and a jukebox will cure your ills

Well all my friends are boppin' the blues and it must be goin' round
All them cats are boppin' the blues and it must be goin' round
I love you baby but I must be rhythm bound
Well the cat bug bit me man I don't feel no pain
Yeah that jitter bug caught me man I don't feel no pain
I still love you baby but I'll never be the same yeah
[ guitar ]
Well all them cats are boppin' the blues it must be goin' round
All my friends are boppi' the blues and it must be goin' round
I love you baby but I must be rhythm bound
Well rock bop rhythm'n blues rock bop rhythm'n blues baby
Dock bop rhythm'n blues rock bop rhythm'n blues
Rhythm'n blues it must be goin' round

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3.

Be Bop Baby

Pearl Lendhurst

© Unart Catalog, BMI
A be bop baby a be bop baby a be bop baby she's the gal for me
She got plenty of rhythm got plenty of jive and when we dance we really come alive
My love for her's so tender and sweet my heart starts poundin' every time we meet
A be bop baby still in her teens just as sweet as she can be
A be bop baby in her old blue jeans is the be bop baby for me a be bop baby for me

A be bop baby a be bop baby a be bop baby she's the gal for me

I'm gonna find her tonight we're gonna have a time
I want that baby to be mine all mine
A big day's comin' for my baby and me the day she says she belongs to me
A be bop baby still in her teens just as sweet as she can be
A be bop baby in her old blue jeans is the be bop baby for me a be bop baby for me

A be bop baby a be bop baby a be bop baby she's the gal for me

I'm gonna find her tonight we're gonna have a time...

**********

4.

Have I Told You Lately That I Love You

Scott Wiseman

© Songs Of Universal, BMI
Have I told you lately that I love you
Could I tell you once again somehow
Have I told with all my heart and soul how I adore you
Well darling I'm telling you now

Have I told you lately when I'm sleeping
Every dream I dream is you somehow
Have I told why the nights are long when you're not with me
Well darling I'm telling you now

My heart would break in two if I should lose you
I'm no good without you anyhow
Dear have I told you lately that I love you
Well darling I'm telling you now
Well darling I'm telling you now

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5.

Teenage Doll

Pearl Lendhurst

© Unart Catalog, BMI

*****

6.

If You Can't Rock Me

Walter Jacobs

© Unart Catalog, BMI
Well if you can't rock me I'll find me somebody who can
Well if you can't rock me I'll find me somebody who can
I'll get me another woman you can find another man
Everytime we hear a rock'n roll band
Everytime we hear a rock'n roll band
All you wanna do baby is hold my hand

Well one thing honey before we go
Well one thing baby that I want you to know
Well if you can't rock me I'll find me somebody who can
[ guitar ]
Well if you can't rock me I'll find me somebody who can...

Well one thing honey before we go
Well one thing baby that I want you to know
Well if you can't rock me I'll find me somebody who can
Well if you can't rock me I'll find me somebody who can

**********

7.

Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

Dave Williams - Sonny David

© Ni Mani Entertainment, ASCAP
Well come along my baby whole lotta shakin' goin' on
Well come along my baby baby you can't go wrong
We're fakin' whole lotta shakin' goin' on

Well now come along my baby we've got chicken in the barn
Come along my baby really got the bull by the horn
We're fakin' whole lotta shakin' goin' on

Well shake baby shake I said shake baby shake
Shake baby shake yeah shake baby shake
Come on over whole lotta shakin' goin' on
[ guitar ]
Well now come along my baby we've got chicken in the barn
Honey come along my baby feel you can't go wrong
We're fakin' whole lotta shakin' goin' on

Well now come along my baby whole lotta shakin' goin' on...

**********

8.

Baby I'm Sorry

Jack Scott

© Unart Catalog, BMI
If you love me like you say you do baby be true to me
If you love me like you say you do baby never stray from me
I want you darling everybody decide now baby can't you see

Oh baby I'm sorry (oh baby I'm sorry)
For all the wrong I've done (for all the wrong I've done)
Oh baby I'm sorry (oh baby I'm sorry)
For all the wrong I've done (for all the wrong I've done)
Say you'll forgive me I know I've done you mighty wrong
[ guitar ]
Oh baby I'm sorry (oh baby I'm sorry)...

If you want me everybody decide you got to be true to me
If you want me everybody decide you got to stay home with me
Don't want no other man to love you oh baby can't you see

Oh baby I'm sorry (oh baby I'm sorry)...
[ guitar ]
Oh baby I'm sorry (oh baby I'm sorry)...

**********

9.

Am I Blue

Harry Akst - Grant Clarke

© WB Music, ASCAP
Oh am I blue am I blue
Ain't these tears in my eyes tellin' you
Well am I blue you'd be too
If each plan that you had done and fell through
There was a time I was your only one
But now I'm the sad and lonely one
Was I gay I should say
Now she's gone and we're through am I blue
[ guitar ]
Am I blue am I blue...

**********

10.

I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)

Doc Dougherty - Ellis Reynolds - Al Neiburg

© Bourne Co, ASCAP

*****

11.

Your True Love

Carl Perkins

© Wren Music, BMI
True love (your love) true love (your love)
True love baby that's what you're givin' me
True love (your love) true love (your love)
True love baby that's what you're givin' me

God made the world and he made it round
I got my baby and I'm glad I found
Her love was meant for me and my baby she'll always be

She gives me true love (your love)...
[ guitar ]
True love (your love) true love (your love)...

Well the big little young and old
We all need something to have and hold
When I found you I found that
You give me love I can't forget

You give me true love (your love) true love (your love)...
True love baby that's what you're givin' me

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12.

True Love

Cole Porter

© Chappell Co, ASCAP
I give to you and you give to me
True love true love
And on and on it will always be
True love
For you and I have a guardian angel
On high with nothing to do
But to give to you and to give to me
Love forever true
I give to you and you give to me
Love forever true
[ guitar ]
For you and I have a guardian angel
On high with nothing to do
But to give to you and to give to me
Love forever true

 El disco para terminar fue grabado en Los Ángeles y contó con un equipo formado por: James Burton, Joe Maphis, James Kirkland y Richie Frost. 

La duración del disco, a pesar de contener doce canciones es escaso. Como todos los Lp's de la época ya que las canciones solían durar dos minutos escasos. 







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