Carl Perkins

Dead

Born: 4/9/1932 in Tiptonville, Tennessee, USA
Died: 1/19/1998
Age: 65
Cause of death: throat cancer

Full name: Carl Lee Perkins
Noted For: country "rockabilly" singer, songwriter, and guitarist; hits include "Blue Suede Shoes" (1956). Was a major influence on Elvis and The Beatles.

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