Ed Nelson Jr.

Real Name:
Edward G. Nelson, Jr.
Profile:
US songwriter. Brother of Steve Nelson (4). During World War II, Ed Nelson Jr. was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Special Services as an Army entertainer. He joined ASCAP as a composer in 1952 and often collaborated on songs with his father or with his brother. Like his brother Steve, he began as a pop songwriter but gravitated to country music when he went to work for the Hill & Range music-publishing company.
Born 03-26-1916 in Bronx, New York - Died 05-21-1989

Do NOT confuse with his father / associate Ed Nelson (2)
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Writing & Arrangement

37548 Ed Nelson Jr. - Some Folks Call It Texas (But It's Paradise To Me)  / Dangerous Ground album art Jimmie Lawson (2) Dangerous Ground (as E. Nelson Jr.) Jimmie Lawson (2) - Some Folks Call It Texas (But It's Paradise To Me) / Dangerous Ground(Shellac, 10") Columbia 37548 US 1947 Sell This Version
20-2320 Ed Nelson Jr. - On The Old Spanish Trail / I've Got A Feeling album art Roy Rogers (3) With Spade Cooley And His Western Swing Band* / Roy Rogers (3) With Country Washburne And His Orchestra I've Got A Feeling (Somebody's Stealin' My Darlin') (as E. Nelson) Roy Rogers (3) With Spade Cooley And His Western Swing Band* / Roy Rogers (3) With Country Washburne And His Orchestra - On The Old Spanish Trail / I've Got A Feeling(Shellac, 10") RCA Victor 20-2320 Canada 1947 Sell This Version
20-2320 Ed Nelson Jr. - On The Old Spanish Trail / I've Got A Feeling album art Roy Rogers (3) With Spade Cooley And His Western Swing Band* / Roy Rogers (3) With Country Washburne And His Orchestra I've Got A Feeling (Somebody's Stealin' My Darlin') (as E. Nelson) Roy Rogers (3) With Spade Cooley And His Western Swing Band* / Roy Rogers (3) With Country Washburne And His Orchestra - On The Old Spanish Trail / I've Got A Feeling(Shellac, 10") RCA Victor 20-2320 US 1947 Sell This Version
20-2236 Ed Nelson Jr. - Dangerous Ground / I'm Restless album art Roy Rogers (3) With Country Washburne And His Orchestra Dangerous Ground (as E. Nelson, Jr.) Roy Rogers (3) With Country Washburne And His Orchestra - Dangerous Ground / I'm Restless(Shellac, 10") RCA Victor 20-2236 US 1947 Sell This Version
20504 Ed Nelson Jr. - I'll Do As Much For You Someday / Forever Far Apart album art Jimmie Lawson (2) I'll Do As Much For You Someday (as Ed. G. Nelson, Jr.) Jimmie Lawson (2) - I'll Do As Much For You Someday / Forever Far Apart Columbia 20504 US 1948 Sell This Version
10182 Ed Nelson Jr. - Little Strands Of Silver (Shining Through The Gold) / If That's The Way You Want It ("That's The Way It's Gonna Be") album art Denver Darling With His Ozark Playboys Little Strands Of Silver (Shining Through The Gold) (as Nelson) Denver Darling With His Ozark Playboys - Little Strands Of Silver (Shining Through The Gold) / If That's The Way You Want It ("That's The Way It's Gonna Be")(Shellac, 10") MGM Records 10182 US 1948 Sell This Version
RLP-010 Ed Nelson Jr. - Merry Christmas From Ken Griffin album art Ken Griffin (2) Our Christmas Waltz Ken Griffin (2) - Merry Christmas From Ken Griffin (Album) Rondo (2) RLP-010 US 1949 Sell This Version
46170 Ed Nelson Jr. - Tennessee Polka / I'm Throwing Rice (At The Girl I Love) album art Red Foley I'm Throwing Rice (At The Girl I Love) (as Nelson) Red Foley - Tennessee Polka / I'm Throwing Rice (At The Girl I Love) Decca 46170 US 1949 Sell This Version
46185 Ed Nelson Jr. - Here Comes Santa Claus / Our Christmas Waltz album art Red Foley / Red Foley And Judy Martin Our Christmas Waltz Red Foley / Red Foley And Judy Martin - Here Comes Santa Claus / Our Christmas Waltz (Single) Decca 46185 US 1949 Sell This Version
WP 260 Ed Nelson Jr. - Eddy Arnold Sings album art Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy And His Guitar* I'm Throwing Rice (At The Girl That I Love) (as E. Nelson, Jr.) Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy And His Guitar* - Eddy Arnold Sings (Album, Comp) RCA Victor WP 260 US 1949 Sell This Version
20605 Ed Nelson Jr. - Wedding Bells / I'm Throwing Rice album art Ray Smith (13) I'm Throwing Rice (At The Girl I Love) (as E. Nelson) Ray Smith (13) - Wedding Bells / I'm Throwing Rice Columbia 20605 US 1949 Sell This Version
47-3074 Ed Nelson Jr. - Our Christmas Waltz album art Larry Green And His Orchestra Our Christmas Waltz Larry Green And His Orchestra - Our Christmas Waltz RCA Victor 47-3074 US 1949 Sell This Version
58-0113 Ed Nelson Jr. - The Echo Of Your Footsteps / One Kiss Too Many album art Eddy Arnold One Kiss Too Many (as E. Nelson) Eddy Arnold - The Echo Of Your Footsteps / One Kiss Too Many RCA Victor 58-0113 Canada 1949 Sell This Version
48-0080 Ed Nelson Jr. - I'm Throwing Rice / Show Me The Way Back To Your Heart album art Eddy Arnold I'm Throwing Rice (At The Girl That I Love) (as E. Nelson, Jr.) and 1 more… Eddy Arnold - I'm Throwing Rice / Show Me The Way Back To Your Heart RCA Victor 48-0080 US 1949 Sell This Version
R-206 Ed Nelson Jr. - Our Christmas Waltz / Star Of The East album art Ken Griffin (2) Our Christmas Waltz (as E. Nelson Jr.) Ken Griffin (2) - Our Christmas Waltz / Star Of The East(10") Rondo (2) R-206 US 1949 Sell This Version
38661 Ed Nelson Jr. - Blue Ribbon Gal / Send Ten Pretty Flowers (To My Girl In Tennessee) album art Jerry Wayne Send Ten Pretty Flowers (To My Girl In Tennessee) Jerry Wayne - Blue Ribbon Gal / Send Ten Pretty Flowers (To My Girl In Tennessee)(10", Promo) Columbia 38661 US 1949 Sell This Version
48-0400 Ed Nelson Jr. - The Golden Rocket / Paving The Highway With Tears album art Hank Snow (The Singing Ranger)* And His Rainbow Ranch Boys* Paving The Highway With Tears (as Ed Nelson, Jr.) Hank Snow (The Singing Ranger)* And His Rainbow Ranch Boys* - The Golden Rocket / Paving The Highway With Tears RCA Victor 48-0400 US 1950 Sell This Version
48-0328 Ed Nelson Jr. - With This Ring I Thee Wed / I'm Moving On album art Hank Snow With This Ring, I Thee Wed (as E. Nelson Jr.) Hank Snow - With This Ring I Thee Wed / I'm Moving On (Single) RCA Victor 48-0328 US 1950 Sell This Version
15025 Ed Nelson Jr. - I Don't Care What You Used To Be / Santa's Coming Around album art Bud Messner & Molly Darr With Bud Messner And His Skyliners* Santa's Coming Around (as Nelson) Bud Messner & Molly Darr With Bud Messner And His Skyliners* - I Don't Care What You Used To Be / Santa's Coming Around(Shellac, 10", Promo) Abbey (2) 15025 US 1950 Sell This Version
EPA 260 Ed Nelson Jr. - Eddy Arnold Sings album art Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy And His Guitar* I'm Throwing Rice (at The Girl That Iove) (as E. Nelson Jr.) Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy And His Guitar* - Eddy Arnold Sings (EP) RCA Victor EPA 260 Canada 1952 Sell This Version
39839 Ed Nelson Jr. - Say You'll Wait For Me / My Tormented Heart album art Sarah Vaughan With Percy Faith And His Orchestra And Chorus My Tormented Heart (as E. Nelson, Jr.) Sarah Vaughan With Percy Faith And His Orchestra And Chorus - Say You'll Wait For Me / My Tormented Heart(Shellac, 10") Columbia 39839 US 1952 Sell This Version
28501 Ed Nelson Jr. - A Stolen Waltz / Two Foolish Hearts album art Al Morgan (3) Two Foolish Hearts Al Morgan (3) - A Stolen Waltz / Two Foolish Hearts Decca 28501 US 1952 Sell This Version
G25374 Ed Nelson Jr. - With This Ring I Thee Wed / Rub-A-Dub Dub album art Kevin King (5) With This Ring I Thee Wed (as E. Nelson) Kevin King (5) - With This Ring I Thee Wed / Rub-A-Dub Dub(Shellac, 10") Regal Zonophone G25374 Australia 1952 Sell This Version
20-4556 Ed Nelson Jr. - Hopelessly In Love With You / Gamble Your Kisses With Somebody New album art Billy McGhee (2) Hopelessly In Love With You Billy McGhee (2) - Hopelessly In Love With You / Gamble Your Kisses With Somebody New(10", Promo) RCA Victor 20-4556 US 1952 Sell This Version
4700 Ed Nelson Jr. - Havana Heaven / Don't Cry My Heart album art Paul Darnay (And Choir), Arranged And Conducted By Jacques Belasco Don't Cry My Heart (as Nelson, Jr.) Paul Darnay (And Choir), Arranged And Conducted By Jacques Belasco - Havana Heaven / Don't Cry My Heart(10", Promo) Brewster 4700 US 1952 Sell This Version