Perkins, Carl

Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932, Tiptonville, TN – January 19, 1998, Jackson, TN) 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". Called "the King of Rockabilly", he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Rockabilly Hall of Fame, the Memphis Music Hall of Fame, and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. He also received a Grammy Hall of Fame Award.

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Performed 1 times live with Bruce Springsteen.



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