Carl Perkins was the man behind a number of great rock classics, including "Blue Suede Shoes." Along with Elvis Presley he was one of the soloists who founded rock 'n' roll in the mid fifties at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis. Welcome to the story of one of the great American founders of rock, captured in an amazing portrait on the spot where it all happened - Sun Studios, Memphis.
The man who wrote and originally recorded "Blue Suede Shoes" is the subject of this video biography. Carl Perkins defined what would be called rock and roll with his up tempo songs and his electric guitar stylings. Interview footage of Perkins is included as he talks about his Sun Studio days and about working with such legends as Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash.
Music (General) |
Pop / Rock |
Rock And Roll |