Carl Perkins



Carl Perkins

Rating
Active
1946 to 1998
Born
April 9, 1932 in Tiptonville
Died
January 19, 1998
Location
Tiptonville, Tennessee , United States
A.K.A.
American pioneer of rockabilly music
Biography
Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998) was an American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at the Sun Studio, in Memphis, Tennessee, beginning in 1954. His best-known song is "Blue Suede Shoes". According to Charlie Daniels, "Carl Perkins' songs personified the rockabilly era, and Carl Perkins' sound personifies the rockabilly sound more so than anybody involved in it, because he never changed." Perkins' songs were recorded by artists (and friends) as influential as Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Johnny Cash, which further established his place in the history of popular music.
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Top Songs by Carl Perkins


Blue Suede Shoes - Live

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My Mother's Hymn Book (Disc 4)

I'll Fly Away

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The Complete Million Dollar Quartet

Don't Be Cruel - Version 1

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I Saw the Light - Live

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Just A Little Talk With Jesus

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Sun Record's Must Haves! Carl Perkins

Mama

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Get Rhythm - Live

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Teen Beat (Remaster)

Teen Beat (Remaster)

Carl Perkins June 17, 2015

12 Tracks

Sun Record's Must Haves! Carl Perkins

Sun Record's Must Haves! Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins September 4, 2012

10 Tracks

Sun King Collection - Carl Perkins

Sun King Collection - Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins July 4, 2012

12 Tracks

The Original Sun Recordings

The Original Sun Recordings

Carl Perkins June 26, 2012

19 Tracks

Whole Lotta Shakin'

Whole Lotta Shakin'

Carl Perkins January 25, 2012

16 Tracks

Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

Carl Perkins January 25, 2012

12 Tracks

On Top

On Top

Carl Perkins November 15, 2011

10 Tracks

Rocking Guitarman

Rocking Guitarman

Carl Perkins August 17, 2011

16 Tracks

Carl Perkins - Rock & Roll Pack - EP

Carl Perkins - Rock & Roll Pack - EP

Carl Perkins June 14, 2011

6 Tracks

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