The song tells the story of Nelson being booed at a concert at Madison Square Garden. Nelson came on stage dressed in the then-current fashion, wearing bell-bottoms and a purple velvet shirt, with his hair hanging down to his shoulders. He started playing his older songs like " Hello Mary Lou ", but then he played the Rolling Stones ' " Country Honk " a country version of their hit song " Honky Tonk Women " and the crowd began to boo. While some reports say that the booing was caused by police action in the back of the audience, Nelson thought it was directed at him. Nevertheless, he sang another song but then left the building and did not appear onstage for the finale.
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Released on Omnivore Recordings in September, Damn straight. Why, because NRBQ was and still is Thankfully, for us music lovers, genius never quits. No one. As you can see in the WFMU concert video, they are having a lot of fun with this music. You probably would, too. Tuning in and turning on to a group like NRBQ cuts to the essence of the joy of music discovery.
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He was Nelson died at his Century City home of complications from colon cancer, said publicist Dale Olson. In , the popular show became a true family affair when year-old David and 8-year-old Ricky replaced the child actors who had been portraying them on radio. In the process of playing fictionalized versions of themselves on television each week for 14 years, David and Rick Nelson literally grew up in front of millions of Americans. He spent the next several decades directing commercials and occasional TV series and movies. He was born Oct. After Ozzie and Harriet launched their radio show in , David and Rick would accompany their parents to their live broadcasts. They had no show business aspirations, but when they heard that their young friend Lindsay Crosby was going to make a guest appearance with his father, Bing, in an episode of the show in December , David and Rick lobbied their parents to let them appear as well. Ozzie and Harriet finally agreed to let them play David and Ricky in the preview show before a studio audience but not the actual broadcast. From the start, Ricky was given most of the funny lines and, as a result, he received most of the attention.