Poor Little Fool
Ricky Nelson
Ricky Nelson 1958 Poor Little Fool 45

I used to play around with hearts that hastened at my call
But when I met that little girl I knew that I would fall

- the No. 1 song on Billboard's first Hot 100 chart -

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1958 for two weeks
  • Hot 100 chart debut: July 7, 1958
  • from the album Ricky Nelson (1958)
  • the very first song to top Billboard's Hot 100 chart - the Hot 100 was introduced Aug 4, 1958 and would become the industry standard to determine the best-selling and most-played records in America
  • written by Sharon Sheeley
  • produced by Ricky Nelson
  • recorded April 17, 1958
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