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Best of the sun sessions

Carl Perkins (performer)
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Title
Best of the sun sessions
Performer
Carl Perkins 1932-1998
Publisher
Music Club, 1994
1 cd
EAN
5014797291911
CDR
HDX4038
Placing suggestion
63 - Amusement: Engels (NBLC) P4 - Populaire muziek Engels (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Carl Perkins

Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998) was an American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at the Sun Studio, in Memphis, beginning in 1954. Amongst his best-known songs are "Blue Suede Shoes", "Matchbox" and "Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby".

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's songs were recorded by artists (and friends) as influential as Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash and Eric Clapton which further established his place in the history of popular music. Paul McCartney claimed that "if there were no Carl Perkins, there would be no Beatles."

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 Songwrite…Read more on Wikipedia