Carl Perkins

Born Apr 9, 1932
Carl Lee Perkins was an American rockabilly musician who recorded most notably at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, beginning during 1954. His best known song is "Blue Suede Shoes". According to Charlie Daniels, "Carl Perkins' songs personified the rockabilly era, and Carl Perkins' sound per...

Carl Perkins Stats


: Perkins, Carl, Carl Perkins & Duane Eddy & The Mavericks, Carl Lee Perkins, the King of Rockabilly


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: April 9, 1932

Place of Birth

: Tiptonville

Date of Death

: January 19, 1998

Place of Death

: Jackson

Cause of Death

: Cancer of the larynx