"Garden Party" is a 1972 hit song written by Rick Nelson and recorded by him and the Stone Canyon Band on the album Garden Party. The song tells the story of Nelson being booed at a concert at Madison Square Garden. on Decca Records produced by Rick Nelson "Garden Party" reached number six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the fall of 1972; it was Nelson's last top 40 hit on the US pop charts. The song also topped the Billboard Easy Listening chart for two weeks and reached number 44 on Billboard's Country Singles chart. The song likewise reached number six in both Australia and South Africa and number one in Canada.