Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins
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Carl Lee Perkins, 9 April 1932, Ridgely, Tennessee, USA (his birth certificate misspelled the last name as Perkings), d. 19 January 1998, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Carl Perkins was one of the most renowned rockabilly artists recording for Sun Records in the 50s and the author of the classic song ‘Blue Suede Shoes’. As a guitarist, he influenced many of the next generation of rock ‘n’ rollers, most prominently, George Harrison and Dave Edmunds. His parents, Fonie... Read more

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rockabilly
rock and roll
50s
rock n roll
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