The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum


Carl Perkins

Inducted at: The 1987 Induction Ceremony
Exhibit(s): Elvis Presley
Induction category: Performer

Biography

Carl Perkins (vocals, guitar; born April 9, 1932, died January 19, 1998) Rockabilly pioneer Carl Perkins lent a helping hand when the two currents that defined Southern music at mid-century - rhythm & blues and country & western - came ...

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Carl Perkins Highlights

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