Rick Is 21

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Rick Is 21
Ricky nelson - cover is 21.jpg
Studio album by Rick Nelson
Released May 1961
Genre Rock, pop
Label Imperial Records
Rick Nelson chronology
More Songs By Ricky
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Rick Is 21
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(1961)Album Seven By Rick1961
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Rick Is 21 is the sixth album by rock and roll and teen pop idol Rick Nelson, released in 1961. This album was the first to credit his first name as "Rick"; previous albums were credited to Ricky Nelson. Jimmie Haskell was the arranger.

The album peaked #8 on the Billboard 200 chart. Successful singles from the album include "Travelin' Man" and "Hello Mary Lou".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "My One Desire" (Dorsey Burnette) – 2:14
  2. "That Warm Summer Night" (Jerry Fuller) – 2:11
  3. "Break My Chain" (Jerry Fuller) – 1:53
  4. "Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?" (Louis Alter, Eddie DeLange) – 2:32
  5. "I'll Make Believe" (Johnny Rivers) – 2:18
  6. "Travelin' Man" (Jerry Fuller) – 2:12
  7. "Oh Yeah, I'm in Love" (Gregory Carroll, Doris Payne) – 2:08
  8. "Everybody But Me" (Dave Burgess) – 2:11
  9. "Lucky Star" (Dave Burgess) – 2:17
  10. "Sure Fire Bet" (Gene Pitney) –2:07
  11. "Stars Fell on Alabama" (Mitchell Parish, Frank Perkins) – 2:34
  12. "Hello Mary Lou" (Gene Pitney) – 2:17



Charts (1961) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200[2] #8


Year Title U.S.[3]
1961 "Hello Mary Lou" #9
1961 "Travelin' Man" #1