Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music)

~ Person

Relationships

children: Greg Perkins
Stan Perkins
collaborator on: The Million Dollar Quartet
member of: The Tennessee Three (electric guitar) (1966 – 1974)
siblings: Clayton Perkins
Jay Perkins
has personal publisher: Carl Perkins Music Inc.
Hi Lo Music
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000792953 [info]
BBC Music: http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/068bd7ab-c38e-4fae-8ed2-cb0c153ed68f [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/251877 [info]
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0673897/ [info]
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/artist/402 [info]
Songkick: https://www.songkick.com/artists/13322 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 2657344 [info]
Wikidata: Q310339 [info]
biographies: http://www.rockabilly.nl/references/messages/carl_perkins.htm [info]
discography pages: http://rcs-discography.com/rcs/artist.php?key=perk1000 [info]
http://www.rocky-52.net/chanteursp/perkins_c.htm [info]
lyrics page: http://decoda.com/carl-perkins-lyrics [info]
other databases: http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb13898373s [info]
http://ibdb.com/person.php?id=413231 [info]
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n88613660 [info]
http://rateyourmusic.com/artist/carl_perkins [info]
http://snaccooperative.org/ark:/99166/w6086jz1 [info]
https://d-nb.info/gnd/119500051 [info]
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n88613660 [info]

Appearances

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
arranger
Sittin' on Top of the World Van Morrison & Carl Perkins 3:20
composer
1955 Blue Suede Shoes
1956 Boppin’ the Blues
1956 Sure to Fall
Daddy Sang Bass
Distance Makes No Difference With Love
Dixie Fried
Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby
Forever Yours
Gone, Gone, Gone
Her Love Rubbed Off
Honey, Don’t!
L'amour est plus fort que l'amitié
Matchbox
Matchbox
Movie Magg
My Old Friend
Perkin's Wiggle
Pink Pedal Pushers
Pointed Toe Shoes
Put Your Cat Clothes On
Raggarkungen
Red Headed Woman
Restless (Carl Perkins song)
True Love Is Greater Than Friendship
Turn Around (Carl Perkins song)
Two Old Army Pals
Wild Texas Wind
You Can Do No Wrong
Your True Love
instrument
1954-10 Turn Around guitar Carl Perkins 2:58
1955-07 Let the Jukebox Keep on Playing guitar Carl Perkins 2:51
1955-12 Blue Suede Shoes guitar Carl Perkins 2:16
1955-12 Honey, Don’t! guitar Carl Perkins 2:50
1956-03 Dixie Fried (version 2: single master) guitar Carl Perkins 2:26
1956-03 Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby guitar Carl Perkins 2:14
1956-10-31 C.T.A. piano Chet Baker 5:12
1968-01-13 Busted (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 1:25
1968-01-13 Dirty Old Egg‐Suckin’ Dog (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA / with lead-in commentary) electric guitar Johnny Cash 1:30
1968-01-13 Orange Blossom Special (At Folsom Prison version) electric guitar Johnny Cash 3:01
25 Minutes to Go (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, California, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 3:31
A Mile Out of Memphis guitar Carl Perkins & Paul Simon 3:04
All Mama's Children guitar [lead guitar] Carl Perkins & John Fogerty 2:08
Cocaine Blues (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, California, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 3:01
Dark as the Dungeon (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, California, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 3:05
Distance Makes No Difference With Love guitar Carl Perkins & George Harrison 4:11
Don't Stop the Music guitar [lead guitar] Carl Perkins 3:14
Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby guitar Johnny Cash 2:12
Flushed From the Bathroom of Your Heart (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA / without "Glad to be back in Folsom") electric guitar Johnny Cash 2:17
Folsom Prison Blues (At Folsom Prison version) electric guitar Johnny Cash 2:42
Give My Love to Rose (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, California, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash with June Carter 2:41
Go Cat Go guitar [lead guitar] Carl Perkins 3:00
Green, Green Grass of Home (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 2:30
Greystone Chapel (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 6:02
I Got Stripes (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 1:57
I Still Miss Someone (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, California, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 1:38
Jackson (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA / Opening with Carter/Cash banter) electric guitar Johnny Cash with June Carter 3:12
Joe Bean (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 2:25
Matchbox guitar [lead guitar] Carl Perkins & Willie Nelson 2:20
My Old Friend guitar Carl Perkins & Paul McCartney 3:21
One More Shot guitar [lead guitar (left mic)] Carl Perkins & Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 2:50
Quarter Horse guitar Carl Perkins 2:25
Restless guitar [lead guitar (left mic)] Carl Perkins & Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 4:24
Rockabilly Music guitar [lead guitar] Carl Perkins & Paul Simon 3:20
Send a Picture of Mother (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, California, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 2:11
The Legend of John Henry’s Hammer (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 7:08
The Long Black Veil (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, California, USA) electric guitar Johnny Cash 3:58
The Wall (live, 1968-01-13: Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA, USA / without Egg-Suckin' Dog lead-in) electric guitar Johnny Cash 1:37
Two Old Army Pals guitar [lead guitar] Carl Perkins 2:48
Wild Texas Wind guitar Carl Perkins & Willie Nelson 4:16
Y.O.U. guitar Carl Perkins 3:26
På Österåker (35th anniversary edition) guitar Johnny Cash
lyricist
1955 Blue Suede Shoes
Daddy Sang Bass
Distance Makes No Difference With Love
Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby
Forever Yours
Her Love Rubbed Off
Honey, Don’t!
L'amour est plus fort que l'amitié
Matchbox
Matchbox
My Old Friend
Pink Pedal Pushers
Pointed Toe Shoes
Put Your Cat Clothes On
Red Headed Woman
Restless (Carl Perkins song)
True Love Is Greater Than Friendship
Turn Around (Carl Perkins song)
Two Old Army Pals
Wild Texas Wind
performer
1969-02-24 Closing Medley: Folsom Prison Blues / I Walk the Line / Ring of Fire / The Rebel–Johnny Yuma (live, 1969-02-24: San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, CA, USA) Johnny Cash 5:08
1969-02-24 Daddy Sang Bass (live, 1969-02-24: San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, CA, USA) Johnny Cash 2:43
1969-02-24 He Turned the Water Into Wine (live, 1969-02-24: San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, CA, USA) Johnny Cash 4:01
1969-02-24 The Old Account Was Settled Long Ago (live, 1969-02-24: San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, CA, USA) Johnny Cash 2:16
Blue Suede Shoes Johnny Hallyday feat. Carl Perkins 2:28
Brown-Eyed Handsome Man Johnny Cash feat. Carl Perkins 2:21
Distance Makes No Difference With Love (feat. Carl Perkins) George Harrison 4:12
Honey Don’t Johnny Hallyday feat. Carl Perkins 2:47
Jailhouse Rock Michael Bolton and Carl Perkins 2:31
Johnny B. Good Johnny Hallyday feat. Stray Cats & Carl Perkins 3:16
Let 'em Roll Eric Heatherly feat. Carl Perkins 3:38
vocal
1954-10 Turn Around Carl Perkins 2:58
1955-07 Let the Jukebox Keep on Playing Carl Perkins 2:51
1955-12 Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins 2:16
1955-12 Honey, Don’t! Carl Perkins 2:50
1956-03 Dixie Fried (version 2: single master) Carl Perkins 2:26
1956-03 Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby Carl Perkins 2:14
1978 Rock Around the Clock Carl Perkins 2:16
A Mile Out of Memphis Carl Perkins & Paul Simon 3:04
All Mama's Children Carl Perkins & John Fogerty 2:08
Distance Makes No Difference With Love Carl Perkins & George Harrison 4:11
Dixie Fried Jimmy Ellis with Carl Perkins 2:23
Don't Stop the Music Carl Perkins 3:14
Get It guest Paul McCartney 2:29
Give Me Back My Job Carl Perkins, Bono, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson & Tom Petty 4:03
Glad All Over Jimmy Ellis with Carl Perkins 1:40
Go Cat Go Carl Perkins 3:00
Gone Gone Gone Jimmy Ellis with Carl Perkins 2:36
Honey Don't Carl Perkins & Ringo Starr 2:42
Honey Don't Jimmy Ellis with Carl Perkins 2:51
Lonely Street Jimmy Ellis with Carl Perkins 2:47
Matchbox Jimmy Ellis with Carl Perkins 2:09
Matchbox Carl Perkins & Willie Nelson 2:20
My Old Friend Carl Perkins & Paul McCartney 3:21
One More Shot Carl Perkins & Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 2:50
Put Your Cat Clothes On Jimmy Ellis with Carl Perkins 2:52
Quarter Horse Carl Perkins 2:25
Restless Carl Perkins & Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 4:24
Rockabilly Music Carl Perkins & Paul Simon 3:20
True Love Jimmy Ellis with Carl Perkins 2:47
Two Old Army Pals Carl Perkins 2:48
Waymore's Blues Roy Orbison feat. Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis & Carl Perkins 2:27
Wild Texas Wind Carl Perkins & Willie Nelson 4:16
Y.O.U. Carl Perkins 3:26
writer
1969 Champaign, Illinois
A Mile Out of Memphis
All Mama's Children
Family
Rockabilly Music
Silver and Gold
So Wrong