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Carl Perkins was the most important of the rockabilly artists who came to prominence as one of the as part of the explosion of rock 'n' roll during the middle years of the 1950s. His landmark hit "Blue Suede Shoes" became one of the most covered and performed songs of the era, a staple of the repertoire of every rock 'n' roll band around the world. As one of the core of artists who recorded at Sam Phillips' Sun Studios in Memphis alongside Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, he was central to the development of the sound which changed the face of popular music. Paul McCartney once observed that "if there were no Carl Perkins, there would be no Beatles". Perkins came to personify the rockabilly style, since he stayed true to it over the years, and he rightfully became known as "The King Of Rockabilly". This collection comprises the A and B sides of all his singles and all the album tracks released on Sun and then Columbia from his debut in 1955 through to 1962 in a great value 53-track 2-CD set, and it's a fine showcase for his distinctive style and unique talent.
Carl Perkins was the most important of the rockabilly artists who came to prominence as one of the as part of the explosion of rock 'n' roll during the middle years of the 1950s. His landmark hit "Blue Suede Shoes" became one of the most covered and performed songs of the era, a staple of the repertoire of every rock 'n' roll band around the world. As one of the core of artists who recorded at Sam Phillips' Sun Studios in Memphis alongside Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, he was central to the development of the sound which changed the face of popular music. Paul McCartney once observed that "if there were no Carl Perkins, there would be no Beatles". Perkins came to personify the rockabilly style, since he stayed true to it over the years, and he rightfully became known as "The King Of Rockabilly". This collection comprises the A and B sides of all his singles and all the album tracks released on Sun and then Columbia from his debut in 1955 through to 1962 in a great value 53-track 2-CD set, and it's a fine showcase for his distinctive style and unique talent.
824046313821

Details

Format: CD
Label: ACBT
Rel. Date: 10/16/2015
UPC: 824046313821

Complete Singles and Albums 1955-62
Artist: Carl Perkins
Format: CD
New: Available $16.99
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Movie Magg
2. Turn Around
3. Gone Gone Gone
4. Let the Jukebox Keep on Playing
5. Blue Suede Shoes
6. Honey Don't
7. Tennessee
8. Sure to Fall
9. Boppin' the Blues 1
10. All Mama's Children 1
11. Dixie Fried 1
12. I'm Sorry, I'm Not Sorry 1
13. Matchbox 1
14. Your True Love 1
15. That's Right 1
16. Forever Yours 1
17. Glad All Over 1
18. Lend Me Your Comb 1
19. Only You 2
20. Wrong Yo-Yo 2
21. Everybody's Tryin' to Be My Baby 2
22. Jive After Five 2
23. Pink Pedal Pushers 2
24. Pop, Let Me Have the Car 2
25. Levi Jacket (And a Long Tail Shirt) 2
26. This Life I Live 2
27. Y-O-U 2
28. Pointed Toe Shoes 2
29. Highway of Love 3
30. I Don't See Me in Your Eyes Anymore 3
31. One Ticket to Loneliness 3
32. Too Much for One Man to Understand 3
33. L-O-V-E-V-I-L-L-E 3
34. Honey 'Cause I Love You 3
35. Just for You 3
36. The Unhappy Girls 3
37. Anyway the Wind Blows 3
38. The Fool I Used to Be 3
39. Hollywood City 4
40. Sister Twister 4
41. Hambone 4
42. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin on 4
43. Tutti Frutti 4
44. Shake Rattle and Roll 4
45. Sittin' on Top of the World 4
46. Ready Teddy 4
47. Long Tall Sally 4
48. That's All Right 4
49. Where the Rio de Rosa Flows 5
50. Good Rockin' Tonight 5
51. I Got a Woman 5
52. Hey Good Lookin' 5
53. Jenny Jenny

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Carl Perkins was the most important of the rockabilly artists who came to prominence as one of the as part of the explosion of rock 'n' roll during the middle years of the 1950s. His landmark hit "Blue Suede Shoes" became one of the most covered and performed songs of the era, a staple of the repertoire of every rock 'n' roll band around the world. As one of the core of artists who recorded at Sam Phillips' Sun Studios in Memphis alongside Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, he was central to the development of the sound which changed the face of popular music. Paul McCartney once observed that "if there were no Carl Perkins, there would be no Beatles". Perkins came to personify the rockabilly style, since he stayed true to it over the years, and he rightfully became known as "The King Of Rockabilly". This collection comprises the A and B sides of all his singles and all the album tracks released on Sun and then Columbia from his debut in 1955 through to 1962 in a great value 53-track 2-CD set, and it's a fine showcase for his distinctive style and unique talent.
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