"Nelson" is a glam metal band founded by Matthew and Gunnar Nelson (the twin sons of Ricky Nelson.) They had a No. 1 hit in the United States with ''"(I Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection"'' during the week of September 29, 1990. They were once listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the only family to reach
number one record status in three successive generations (beginning with grandparents Ozzie and Harriet Nelson.)
The band split with Geffen Records after 1995, but they have continued to produce and release albums independently under their label, Stone Canyon Records. However, they have yet to revisit the level of success they experienced during their 1990 debut.
Raised in a musical family, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson were always involved in music. In the early 1980s, they joined a band called "Strange Agents". Later that decade, they put together their own band and got a record deal with Geffen Records. Their first album, 1990's "After The Rain," was a huge success and the band went on tour to support it. The album produced the No. 1 hit "(I Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection."