Between 1957 and 1973, Ricky Nelson placed 53 singles on the Billboard Hot 100. Among those hits is “Poor Little Fool,” which is the first song by any recording artist to reach #1 on the newly created “Billboard Hot 100.” It was also his only single on Imperial records to be issued without a picture sleeve. The 45 version is worth up to $20.00 but the 78 rpm issue can get you $125.00 today. Both are show here.Find the value for every record by Ricky Nelson and those by over 65,000 other recording artists with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD, listing the values for over a million records. It’s available in the left hand column.