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Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins

The historic Jam session start with, Perkins, who was in the studio on December 4, 1956, to record a follow-up to his hit from, “Blue Suede Shoes"

  • Born Carl Lee Perkins near Tiptonville, Tennessee in 1932, the son of the only white sharecropper (Fonie "Buck" Perkings) on a cotton plantation and Louise Brantley
  • At 13 he performed a song that he had written, Movie Magg, at a local talent show and won
  • Carl Perkins appeared in the 1985 film Into The Night and won the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1986 for Blue Suede Shoes