Carl Perkins

Born Apr 9, 1932
  • Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Musician
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


: Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Musician


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Apr 9, 1932 - Jan 19, 1998 (65 years old)

Place of Birth

: Tiptonville

Date of Death

: Jan 19, 1998

Place of Death

: Jackson

Cause of Death

: Cancer of the larynx

Carl Perkins Film Roles

  1. Jamboree
  2. Into the Night
    Into the Night
  3. Music for Montserrat
  4. A Tribute to Ricky Nelson
  5. Carl Perkins and Friends
  6. Johnny Cash: Live in Denmark: 1971
    Johnny Cash: Live in Denmark: 1971
  7. Carl Perkins: Jet Propelled

Carl Perkins Film Appearances

  1. One for the Money: The Birth of Rock & Roll
  2. Carl Perkins: A Rock 'N' Roll Legend
    Carl Perkins: A Rock 'N' Roll Legend
  3. Let it Rock: At the Crossroads of Rock and Roll
  4. Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records

Carl Perkins TV Guest Roles

  1. The Aquatones / Carl Perkins / The Four Aces / David Seville / Pat Shannon
  2. Season 2, Episode 16

Carl Perkins Albums

  1. Blue Suede Shoes / Honey, Don't!
  2. Original Sun Greatest Hits
  3. Best of Sun Years
  4. Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session
  5. Best Of
  6. Carl Perkins Gold
  7. Live at Gilley's
  8. Go Cat Go!
  9. Carl Perkins Live! (Silver Eagle Cross Country Music Show Presents)
  10. The Classic Carl Perkins