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Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins
Aliases
Carl Perkins - The Rockin Guitar Man
Carl Perkins with C.P. Express
Real name
Carl Lee Perkins
Born
April 9, 1932
Died
January 19, 1998
Country
United States
IPI
00040556500
00040556699
00058322384
Comments
Rockabilly guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He also performed rock and roll and country music. His surname was misspelled "Perkings" on his birth certificate.
Member of
The Carl Perkins Show
Family
Stan Perkins Son
Greg Perkins Son
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
December 1968 Roy Moss
May 1956 (2 artists)
1982 Stan Perkins & Ian B. MacLeod
May 1986 The Rockabilly's
December 1955 (222 artists)
Sampled by Buchanan and Goodman
May 1956 (33 artists)
August 1956 (13 artists)
August 15, 1957 (2 artists)
December 1957 (9 artists)
October 1955 (7 artists)
May 1973 Ian B. MacLeod
October 1963 Ian B. MacLeod
1969 (3 artists)
December 1955 (34 artists)
August 1956 (3 artists)
March 1990 (7 artists)
March 1958 Dig Richards and The R' Jays
October 1955 (2 artists)
February 1957 (49 artists)
March 1955 (5 artists)
April 13, 1959 (4 artists)
July 7, 1958 Satellite V
1973 (9 artists)
December 1968 (9 artists)
October 1981 (2 artists)
1996 (2 artists)
1958 (7 artists)
1958 (3 artists)
March 1982 (2 artists)
June 1975 (3 artists)
September 1972 Tom Cunningham [2]
March 1955 (8 artists)
December 1992 (2 artists)
1975 (4 artists)
1969 Nicky Peck & The Folsom Prison Trio
February 1957 (18 artists)

Covers by Carl Perkins

Title Performer Release date Originally by
October 1996 Carl Perkins
January 1970 Carl Perkins
1984 David Hill
1978 Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps
March 1982 Gene Autry
May 15, 1986 John Fogerty
October 1986 The Everly Brothers
March 1990 (unknown)
1984 Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye
March 14, 1985 Carl Perkins
1992 Carl Perkins
January 1970 Carl Perkins
March 1990 Chuck Berry and His Combo
November 25, 2003 Chuck Berry and His Combo
1973 Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
1967 The Browns [US1]
March 1990 Kenny Brown and Marilyn Kaye and The Arkansas Ramblers
May 1969 Johnny Cash
1967 Billy Grammer
1979 Carl Perkins
March 1990 Elvis Presley
March 1990 Pat Boone with Billy Vaughn's Orchestra
1989 Roy Hamilton
March 1, 1990 Fisk University Jubilee Singers
March 1990 Fisk University Jubilee Singers
1967 Perry Como with The Anita Kerr Quartet
March 1990 Jerry Lee Lewis with His Pumping Piano
1992 Carl Perkins
1958 Rex Griffin
Covered by (9 artists)
March 1990 J. H. Howell's Carolina Hillbillies
May 1969 Gordon Jenkins, Johnny Cash and The Tennessee Two
December 1973 Johnny Cash
1979 Carl Perkins
November 1958 Roy Brown
1984 Muddy Waters
October 14, 1985 Johnny Darrell
1978 Chuck Willis
1992 Roy Fox and His Orchestra
November 1958 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
October 1996 Carl Perkins
December 1973 Mel Tillis
1984 Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton
August 1959 Buddy Clark, Orchestra under the Direction of Earl Hagen
September 1966 Webb Pierce
November 1958 Southern Tones, Ray Charles and His Band
March 1990 Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
March 1990 The Famous Ward Singers
March 19, 1982 Rev. J.M. Gates
March 1990 Hank, The Singing Ranger
1978 Fats Domino
1984 Fats Domino
March 19, 1982 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
March 1990 (unknown)
May 15, 1986 Johnny Cash
1984 Elvis Presley
1994 Elvis Presley
1978 (unknown), Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
November 1958 Johnny Moore's Three Blazers with Mari Jones, Little Richard and His Band
March 1990 (unknown)
Jingle Bells Elvis Presley with Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins 2006 Unverified
November 1972 Edison Male Quartette
1978 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
March 1990 Wynn Stewart with Skeets McDonald and His Orchestra
1984 Lloyd Price and His Orchestra
December 1957 Carol Hughes with Hugo Peretti & His Orch.
March 1990 Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys
1975 Carl Belew & His Rock Crushers
November 1958 Little Richard and His Band
1984 Little Richard and His Band
1978 Chuck Berry and His Combo
September 2007 Carl Perkins
October 1996 Carl Perkins
1979 Carl Perkins
September 13, 1994 Carl Perkins
1992 Carl Perkins
May 1969 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires
1984 Chuck Berry
1992 Kokomo Arnold
1992 Little Junior's Blue Flames
1992 Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys
1958 The Platters
March 1990 The Five Keys
March 1990 Elvis Presley
March 1990 Flying Clouds of Detroit
December 1992 Bruce Springsteen
1992 Bill Justis and His Orchestra
November 1958 Little Richard and His Band
October 1996 Carl Perkins
March 1990 Little Richard and His Band
1978 Sonny Dae and His Knights
1984 Rock Island Colored Booster Quartet
December 1973 Waylon Jennings
November 1958 Joe Turner and His Blues Kings
November 1972 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
1984 Marty Robbins
October 16, 2001 Mississippi Sheiks
November 1958 Mississippi Sheiks
1984 Al Collins & Orchestra, Eddie Bo, Little Richard and His Band
March 1990 Miss Hinkle and Mr. MacDonough
So Wrong Carl Perkins 2000 Unverified
1967 Mel Tillis
March 1990 Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys
1984 Dale Hawkins
March 1982 Jimmie Davis
March 1990 Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
October 14, 1985 John Anderson
November 1958 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
March 1990 Russell Wooding and His Grand Central Red Caps
March 1990 Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
There's No Place Like Home Elvis Presley with Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins March 1990 Unverified
March 19, 1982 Flying Clouds of Detroit
November 13, 2007 Florida Normal Industrial Institute Quartet
March 1990 Chuck Berry and His Combo
1992 Carl Perkins
January 1970 Carl Perkins
November 1958 Little Richard and His Band
1967 Faron Young
May 15, 1986 Waylon Jennings
1984 Ray Charles
March 1990 Blackwood Bros. Quartet
March 1990 (unknown)
November 1958 Jimmy Lloyd
November 1958 Big Maybelle
October 1996 Carl Perkins
March 19, 1982 William McEwan, The Carter Family
1992 Chet Atkins
1958 Douglas Finnell and His Royal Stompers
March 1990 Lyle Ritz, Dora Luz
March 1990 Gene Autry

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
December 1955 Covered by (222 artists)
Sampled by Buchanan and Goodman

Songs written by Carl Perkins

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
1143 Carl Perkins Carl Perkins December 1968 Covered by Roy Moss
All Mama's Children Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash Carl Perkins May 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Because You're Mine Carl Perkins Carl Perkins 1982 Covered by Stan Perkins & Ian B. MacLeod
Birth of Rock and Roll Carl Perkins, Greg Perkins Carl Perkins May 1986 Covered by The Rockabilly's
Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins Carl Perkins December 1955 Covered by (222 artists)
Boppin' the Blues Carl Perkins, Howard Griffin Carl Perkins May 1956 Covered by (33 artists)
Daddy Sang Bass Carl Perkins Johnny Cash October 1968 Covered by (24 artists)
Dixie Fried Carl Perkins, Howard Griffin Carl Perkins August 1956 Covered by (13 artists)
Forever Yours Carl Perkins Carl Perkins August 15, 1957 Covered by (2 artists)
Gone, Gone, Gone Carl Perkins Carl Perkins October 1955 Covered by (7 artists)
Help Me Dream Carl Perkins Carl Perkins May 1973 Covered by Ian B. MacLeod
Help Me Find My Baby Carl Perkins Carl Perkins October 1963 Covered by Ian B. MacLeod
Her Love Rubbed Off Carl Perkins Carl Perkins 1969 Covered by (3 artists)
Honey, Don't! Carl Perkins Carl Perkins December 1955 Covered by (34 artists)
Jive After Five Carl Perkins Carl Perkins March 1958 Covered by Dig Richards and The R' Jays
Let Me Tell You About Love Carl Perkins, Paul Kennerley, Brent Maher The Judds February 1989 Covered by The High-Jacks
Let the Juke Box Keep On Playing Carl Perkins Carl Perkins October 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
Matchbox Carl Perkins Carl Perkins February 1957 Covered by (49 artists)
Movie Magg Carl Perkins Carl Perkins March 1955 Covered by (5 artists)
Pointed Toe Shoes Carl Perkins Carl Perkins April 13, 1959 Covered by (4 artists)
Put Your Cat Clothes On Carl Perkins Carl Perkins 1973 Covered by (9 artists)
Restless Carl Perkins Carl Perkins December 1968 Covered by (9 artists)
Rockabilly Fever Carl Perkins Carl Perkins with C.P. Express October 1981 Covered by (2 artists)
Say When Carl Perkins Carl Perkins 1996 Covered by (2 artists)
So Wrong Carl Perkins, Mel Tillis, Danny Dill Patsy Cline July 16, 1962 Covered by (6 artists)
Sure to Fall Carl Perkins, William E. Cantrell, Quinton Claunch Carl Perkins 1958 Covered by (7 artists)
Tennessee Carl Perkins Carl Perkins 1958 Covered by (3 artists)
That Don't Move Me Carl Perkins Carl Perkins March 1982 Covered by (2 artists)
The E.P. Express Carl Perkins Carl Perkins June 1975 Covered by (3 artists)
The Trip Carl Perkins Carl Perkins September 1972 Covered by Tom Cunningham [2]
Turn Around Carl Perkins Carl Perkins March 1955 Covered by (8 artists)
Wild Texas Wind Carl Perkins Carl Perkins December 1992 Covered by (2 artists)
You Can Do No Wrong Carl Perkins Carl Perkins 1975 Covered by (4 artists)
You Can't Make Love to Somebody Carl Perkins Carl Perkins 1969 Covered by Nicky Peck & The Folsom Prison Trio
Your True Love Carl Perkins Carl Perkins February 1957 Covered by (18 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby Carl Perkins Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby Carl Perkins Covered by (9 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
706 ReUnion - A Sentimental Journey Carl Perkins & Scotty Moore 1992 Belle Meade
Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins 1969 Sun
Boppin' the Blues Carl Perkins and NRBQ January 1970 Columbia
Born to Rock Carl Perkins 1989 Universal Records [US2]
Carl Perkins Carl Perkins October 14, 1985 Dot Records
Carl Perkins' Greatest Hits Carl Perkins May 1969 Columbia
Christmas "The Johnny Cash Family" November 1972 Columbia
Class of '55 - Memphis Rock & Roll Homecoming Carl Perkins - Jerry Lee Lewis - Roy Orbison - Johnny Cash May 15, 1986 America Records [1]
Country Boy's Dream Carl Perkins 1967 Dollie
Dance Album of Carl Perkins Carl Perkins 1958 Sun
Friends, Family & Legends Carl Perkins December 1992 Platinum [2]
From Jackson Tennessee to All My Freinds Carl Perkins 1978 Lake County
Go Cat Go! Carl Perkins October 1996 Dinosaur Entertainment
My Kind of Country Carl Perkins December 1973 Mercury
Ol' Blue Suede's Back - Carl Perkins' Tribute to Rock and Roll Carl Perkins 1978 Jet Records [GB]
Rocking Guitarman Carl Perkins 1975 Charly Records
Rock 'n' Roll Party Carl Perkins 1984 Warwick
The Classic Carl Perkins Carl Perkins March 1, 1990 Bear Family Records
The Man * The Legend Carl Perkins October 1986 Magnum Force
The Million Dollar Quartet Elvis Presley with Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins March 1990 BMG
The Sun Years Carl Perkins March 1982 Charly Records
The Survivors Johnny Cash - Jerry Lee Lewis - Carl Perkins March 19, 1982 Columbia
Whole Lotta Shakin' Carl Perkins November 1958 Columbia

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Birth of Rock and Roll Carl Perkins May 1986 America Smash
Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins December 1955 Sun
Boppin' the Blues Carl Perkins May 1956 Sun
Country Boy's Dream Carl Perkins September 1966 Dollie
Dixie Fried Carl Perkins August 1956 Sun
For a Little While Carl Perkins October 1963 Decca
Forever Yours Carl Perkins August 15, 1957 Sun
Glad All Over Carl Perkins - The Rockin Guitar Man December 1957 Sun
Help Me Dream Carl Perkins May 1973 Mercury
I Don't See Me in Your Arms Anymore Carl Perkins August 1959 Columbia
Let the Juke Box Keep On Playing Carl Perkins October 1955 Sun
Levi Jacket (and a Long Tail Shirt) Carl Perkins July 7, 1958 Columbia
Matchbox Carl Perkins February 1957 Sun
Movie Magg Carl Perkins March 1955 Flip
Pink Pedal Pushers Carl Perkins March 1958 Columbia
Pointed Toe Shoes Carl Perkins April 13, 1959 Columbia
Restless Carl Perkins December 1968 Columbia
Rock-a-Billy Fever Carl Perkins with C.P. Express October 1981 Suede Record Company
The E.P. Express Carl Perkins June 1975 Mercury
The Trip Carl Perkins September 1972 Columbia

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Good Rockin' Tonight - The Legacy of Sun Records various artists October 16, 2001 Sire
It's Now or Never - The Tribute to Elvis various artists 1994 Mercury
Like Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 7 various artists 1996 Vladimir Twist
Porky's Revenge! various artists March 14, 1985 Columbia
Red Hot + Country various artists September 13, 1994 Mercury Nashville
Rockabilly Stars, Volume Three various artists 1982 Epic
Sun Rockabillys - Put Your Cat Clothes On various artists 1973 Sun [1]
Sun Rockabillys Rockin' and Boppin' various artists 1973 Phonogram
The Best of the Johnny Cash TV Show 1969-1971 Johnny Cash September 2007 Legacy
The Johnny Cash Christmas Special 1977 Johnny Cash November 13, 2007 Shout! Factory
Trio + various artists 1979 Sun
Unearthed Cash November 25, 2003 American

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Pickin' Like Perkins Stan Perkins & Ian B. MacLeod 2000 Pinewood Records
Rockabilly Buddy - A Spanish Tribute to Carl Perkins various artists June 2001 Teddy Bear
"Thank You Mr. Perkins" Ian B. MacLeod April 1988 Rockabilly

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