Biographical story of rock idol and TV star, Ricky Nelson is recalled from the view of Ricky in a discussion with a fan just hours before his death in a plane crash in 1985. Told in flashbacks, the film examines the Nelson's early life, their rise to TV stardom in the 50's, Ricky's struggles with his Dad to move into music and out of his Dad's control, and his own struggles with drugs and his star drop after his early teen successes.
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Did You Know?
When the episodes of the Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet with Lorrie Collins were aired the name on her guitar was always spelled correctly as Lorrie Collins not Laurie as is shown in this biopic. See more
The guitar Rockabilly singer Lorrie Collins is holding has her name spelled Laurie Collins. See more