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  • Artist: Carl Perkins
  • Label: Bear Family
  • UPC: 4000127167521
  • Item #: BCD167522
  • Genre: Rockabilly
  • Release Date: 6/21/2005
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Rocks on CD

Wenty-nine rockin' songs from across Carl Perkins' career. Sun... of course, Decca, Columbia, and Mercury. The songs include Blue Suede Shoes... of course, and much MUCH more. Honey Don't, Put Your Cat Clothes On, Big Bad Blues, Where The Rio de Rosa Flows, EP Express (Carl Perkins' tribute to Elvis), Restless, and so many more!

Carl Perkins was rockabilly music. In fact, there was a time in the early 1960s when the only rockabilly you could buy on microgroove was Carl Perkins' Dance Album (oh yes, and a couple of Elvis LPs). The Beatles were not alone in being able to replicate every note on that LP, and they later recorded three of it's twelve tracks, Honey Don't, Matchbox, and Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby. Plus, of course, they performed Carl Perkins' signature hit, Blue Suede Shoes, in concert.

Royalty income from the Beatles aside, Carl Perkins had just one really big hit, Blue Suede Shoes. Carl Perkins managed to hang a career on that one record, yet the flood of tributes that accompanied his passing in January 1998 would lead you to think that one of the era's biggest hitmakers had died. But in a way, Carl Perkins was one of the era's giants, if not in terms of charted records then certainly in other ways. Carl Perkins was one of the first to sing lead, write the songs, and play lead guitar. And he was one of the first to bring a hillbilly feel to R&B or an R&B feel to hillbilly, thereby creating rockabilly, and thereby creating rock 'n' roll.

Incredibly, this is the first full career retrospective of Carl Perkins... Read more at: https://www. Bear-family. #de/

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