Timothy Storhoff

Music, Culture, and Life in the Non-Profit Fast Lane

Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Ricky Nelson and the Tensions in Male Teen Pop Songs

The differences between the love songs of today’s squeaky clean boy bands and the slightly more complicated pop of the ’90s is nothing new. This tension (and others) can be traced back to when the modern teen idol emerged in the guise of Ricky Nelson in the late 1950s.

May 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

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