Born on 4/9/32 near Tiptonville, Tennessee. Rockabilly singer/guitarist/songwriter. First recorded for Sun in 1954. The Beatles recorded several of his tunes. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.
While some ill-informed revisionist writers of rock history would like to dismiss Carl Perkins as a rockabilly artist who became a one-hit wonder at the dawn of rock & roll's early years, a deeper look at his music and career reveals much more. … see full wiki