“I waited, and I’m sure Elvis did too, for each Ricky Nelson record like we would a Chuck Berry record or a Fats Domino record to see what was going on. I used to say to some of the guys that Ricky Nelson learned to sing on million selling records.”
– Roy Orbison
Ricky Nelson recorded Roy Orbison’s “GO!GO!GO! (DOWN THE LINE)” for his 1958 self-titled album. Roy Orbison had previously recorded the song at Sun Studio.
Here you can hear both versions back to back!