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Perkins, Carl

Born 1932 in Tiptonville, Tenn. A regular on the Big D Jamboree (KRLD, Dallas, Texas) in 1956. Died in 1998.

References:

  • Four-part feature article in issues 14-16 & 18 (1977-1978) of New Kommotion.
  • Sessionography in issue 20 (1978) of New Kommotion.
  • Interview in issue 2 (1979) of Rock & Roll Performers Magazine.
  • Article in issue 56 (1987) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 55 (1987) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 54 (1987) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 47 (1987) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 67 (1988) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 77 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 85 (1990) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 112 (1992) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 120 (1993) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 141 (1994) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article on "Blue Suede Shoes" in issue 58 (1995) of Rockin' Fifties.
  • Article in issue 180 (1998) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 269 (2005) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 310 (2009) of Now Dig This.
Artist image
Source: Bruce Grossberg

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/Mar. 19
Bb c&w rev.
Flip (Tenn.)  501  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Movie Magg — Carl Perkins F-18 Bullet Proper CD 103 (#42)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) LP 1032 (#5)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Turn Around — Carl Perkins F-19 Bullet Disky CD 5201 (#4)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#27)
Bullet Rhino CD 71780 (#4)
1955/Oct. 22
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  224  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Gone, Gone, Gone — Carl Perkins U-95 Bullet Charly CD 345 (#40)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#45)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#41)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#9)
Bullet Pan American CD 56007 (#2)
Bullet Pie CD 153 (#12)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#54)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Let The Juke Box Keep On Playing — Carl Perkins U-94 Bullet Charly LP 100 (#22)
Bullet Disky CD 5201 (#15)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8047 (#18)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#89)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#35)
Bullet Rhino CD 71780 (#12)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) LP 120 (#6)
1956/Jan. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  234  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Blue Suede Shoes — Carl Perkins U-176 Bullet AVI CD 5019 (#24)
Bullet Charly LP 100 (#46)
Bullet Charly CD 103 (#9)
Bullet Charly CD 336 (#48)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#67)
Bullet Charly LP 2010 (#3)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#24)
Bullet Charly LP 30119 (#12)
Bullet Charly CD 90001 (#6)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5040 (#21)
Bullet Collectables CD 0041 (#26)
Bullet Collectables CD 6493 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#56)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#1)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 7822 (#8)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#2)
Bullet Franklin Mint LP 053 (#8)
Bullet Friedman Fairfax CD 307 (#2)
Bullet Go-Cat-Go CD 20691 (#1)
Bullet Gusto LP 103 (#20)
Bullet Hip-O CD 40128 (#5)
Bullet Imperial House LP 3590 (#1)
Bullet K-Tel CD 3062 (#10)
Bullet K-Tel CD 3436 (#1)
Bullet MSIF CD 2001 (#5)
Bullet Movieplay LP 10029 (#12)
Bullet Music Club CD 024 (#16)
Bullet Ocean CD 2026 (#10)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2540 (#23)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4245 (#18)
Bullet Pickwick LP 8016 (#11)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#45)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#48)
Bullet RCA CD 66059 (#5)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#38)
Bullet Rhino CD 70741 (#5)
Bullet Rhino CD 71780 (#15)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#51)
Bullet Rhino CD 75884 (#20)
Bullet SAAR CD [1] (#1)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#63)
Bullet Sun CD 024 (#16)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 3 (#5)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#1)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 006 (#2)
Bullet Sun (France) CD 103 (#9)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) LP 116 (#2)
Bullet Warwick LP 5060 (#1)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 12698 (#21)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Honey, Don't! — Carl Perkins U-177 Bullet Castle Pulse CD 344 (#4)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#8)
Bullet Charly LP 30119 (#7)
Bullet Collectables CD 0041 (#7)
Bullet Collectables CD 6492 (#7)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#34)
Bullet Movieplay LP 10029 (#7)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#39)
Bullet Rhino CD 71780 (#16)
Bullet Rhino CD 75884 (#2)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 3 (#6)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#3)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 006 (#5)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) LP 116 (#5)
Bullet Time-Life Music CD 32 / OPCD-2571 (#14)
Bullet Time-Life Music LP 2571 (#14)
1956/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Sun (Tenn.)  235  Non-pertinent Song sample Tennessee — Carl Perkins U-179 Bullet Disky CD 5201 (#56)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 507 (#1)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Sure To Fall — Carl Perkins U-178 Bullet Charly CD 713 (#23)
Bullet Disky CD 5201 (#39)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6641 180 (#10)
1956/June 16
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  243  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Boppin' The Blues — Carl Perkins U-194 Bullet Century CD [1] (#25)
Bullet Charly LP 100 (#30)
Bullet Charly CD 103 (#13)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#70)
Bullet Charly LP 2010 (#12)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#1)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5040 (#5)
Bullet Collectables CD 0041 (#39)
Bullet Collectables CD 6493 (#14)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#18)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 7822 (#7)
Bullet Go-Cat-Go CD 20691 (#9)
Bullet Gusto LP 103 (#3)
Bullet Music Club CD 024 (#3)
Bullet Now Dig This CD 1042 (#12)
Bullet Ocean CD 2026 (#2)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4245 (#5)
Bullet Pickwick LP 8016 (#35)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#66)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#23)
Bullet Smithsonian CD 051 (#10)
Bullet Sun CD 024 (#3)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 3 (#9)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 502 (#6)
Bullet Sun (France) CD 103 (#13)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 12698 (#5)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample All Mama's Children — Carl Perkins U-195 Bullet Disky CD 04 (#19)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#46)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 3 (#10)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 508 (#2)
1956/Sept. 8
Bb pop rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  249  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Dixie Fried — Carl Perkins U-211 Bullet Charly LP 100 (#31)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#76)
Bullet Charly CD 8161 (#23)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5040 (#6)
Bullet Cleopatra CD 1163 (#16)
Bullet Disky CD 06 (#2)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#54)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#29)
Bullet Hallmark CD 307972 (#9)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#64)
Bullet RCA CD 66059 (#7)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#47)
Bullet Rhino CD 71780 (#24)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#48)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#58)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 508 (#3)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 12698 (#6)
Bullet [label?] CD 307972 (#9)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Sorry, I'm Not Sorry — Carl Perkins U-210 Bullet Charly LP 30101 (#10)
Bullet Disky CD 06 (#37)
Bullet Pan American CD 56033 (#16)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1021 (#9)
1957/Feb. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  261  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Matchbox — Carl Perkins U-231 Bullet Century CD [3] (#25)
Bullet Charly CD 336 (#1)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#86)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#31)
Bullet Charly LP 30119 (#2)
Bullet Collectables CD 0041 (#3)
Bullet Collectables CD 6492 (#3)
Bullet Disky CD 05 (#15)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#15)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#55)
Bullet Go-Cat-Go CD 20691 (#16)
Bullet Movieplay LP 10029 (#2)
Bullet Pan American CD 56041 (#3)
Bullet Pickwick LP 8016 (#9)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#1)
Bullet RCA CD 66059 (#6)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#52)
Bullet SAAR CD 41008 (#23)
Bullet Smithsonian CD 051 (#11)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#19)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 511 (#10)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) CD 7022 (#8)
Bullet [label?] CD 640001 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Your True Love — Carl Perkins U-235 Bullet Castle Pulse CD 344 (#21)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#16)
Bullet Charly LP 30116 (#10)
Bullet Fed CD 06 (#27)
Bullet Go-Cat-Go CD 20691 (#23)
Bullet Pan American CD 56027 (#19)
Bullet Pickwick LP 8016 (#19)
Bullet SAAR CD [2] (#6)
Bullet Sun 10 802 (#3)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#20)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 511 (#8)
1957/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Sun (Tenn.)  274  Pertinent Label shot Song sample That's Right — Carl Perkins U-259 Bullet Charly CD 713 (#51)
Bullet Disky CD 06 (#53)
Bullet Pan American CD 56037 (#2)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 9 (#8)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 510 (#4)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6911 (#3)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Forever Yours — Carl Perkins U-258 Bullet Sun (England) CD 9 (#9)
1958/Jan. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  287  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Glad All Over — Carl Perkins, The Rockin' Guitar Man U-288 Bullet Charly CD 345 (#13)
Bullet Disky CD 06 (#16)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4245 (#12)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 12 (#15)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 505 (#7)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Lend Me Your Comb — Carl Perkins, The Rockin' Guitar Man U-289 Bullet Charly CD 336 (#13)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#54)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#13)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 12 (#16)
 
 
Sun (Tenn.) EP115  Cover shot
Blue Suede Shoes [mono]
No rating Label shot Blue Suede Shoes — Carl Perkins EP-18  
    No rating Movie Magg — Carl Perkins EP-18  
    No rating Label shot Sure To Fall — Carl Perkins EP-19  
    No rating Gone, Gone, Gone — Carl Perkins EP-19  
1958
mx series
Columbia (N.Y.) B-12341  Cover shot
Whole Lotta Shakin' [mono]
No rating Label shot Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On — Carl Perkins ZEP 43877  
    Pertinent That's All Right — Carl Perkins ZEP 43877 Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#18)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#18)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 200 (#21)
    No rating Tutti-Frutti — Carl Perkins ZEP 43878  
    No rating I Got A Woman — Carl Perkins ZEP 43878  
1958/Mar. 17
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41131  Cover shot Pertinent Label shot Song sample Jive After Five — Carl Perkins JZSP 43138 Bullet Ace CD 786 (#10)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37621 (#6)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173 (#10)
Bullet Epic LP 37621 (#6)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pink Pedal Pushers — Carl Perkins JZSP 43140 Bullet Ace CD 786 (#23)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16725 (#28)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37618 (#8)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173 (#23)
Bullet Epic LP 37618 (#8)
Bullet Sony Music Special Prod. CD 75064 (#8)
1958/July 14
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41207  Pertinent Song sample Pop, Let Me Have The Car — Carl Perkins JZSP 44041 Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#27)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#27)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506010 (#4)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Levi Jacket (And A Long Tail Shirt) — Carl Perkins JZSP 44042  
1958/Dec. 1
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41296  Pertinent Label shot Song sample This Life I Live — Carl Perkins JZSP 45005  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Y-O-U — Carl Perkins JZSP 45004  
1959/Apr. 20
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41379  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pointed Toe Shoes — Carl Perkins ZSP 47031 Bullet Ace CD 785 (#18)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37618 (#9)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62172 (#18)
Bullet Epic LP 37618 (#9)
Bullet Sony Music Special Prod. CD 75064 (#9)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Highway Of Love — Carl Perkins ZSP 47030  
1959/Aug. 17
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41449  Pertinent Label shot Song sample One Ticket To Loneliness — Carl Perkins ZSP 47032  
    Non-pertinent Label shot I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore — Carl Perkins ZSP 47029  
1960/Apr. 25
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41651  Borderline Label shot Song sample L-O-V-E-V-I-L-L-E — Carl Perkins ZSP 50125 Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#29)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Too Much For A Man To Understand — Carl Perkins ZSP 50124  
1960/Oct. 31
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41825  Pertinent Song sample Honey 'Cause I Love You — Carl Perkins ZSP 45228  
    Borderline Just For You — Carl Perkins ZSP 51805  
1961/July 17
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42061  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Anyway The Wind Blows — Carl Perkins ZSP 54155  
    No rating The Unhappy Girls — Carl Perkins ZSP 54157  
1962/Apr. 14
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42405  Cover shot Borderline Label shot Song sample Hollywood City — Carl Perkins ZSP 56473  
    Non-pertinent Label shot The Fool I Used To Be — Carl Perkins ZSP 56683  
1962/Aug. 4
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42514  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hambone — Carl Perkins ZSP 57675  
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sister Twister — Carl Perkins ZSP 57674  
1963/Apr. 6
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42753  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I've Just Got Back From There — Carl Perkins ZSP 59490  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Forget Me (Next Time Around) — Carl Perkins ZSP 59489  
1963/Oct. 12
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  31548  Non-pertinent Help Me Find My Baby — Carl Perkins 113,950+  
    Non-pertinent For A Little While — Carl Perkins 113,948  
1964/Feb. 15
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  31591  No rating After Sundown — Carl Perkins 113,947  
    No rating I Wouldn't Have You — Carl Perkins 113,949+ Bullet Coral (England) LP 88 (#9)
1964/Dec. 12
Bb hot rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  31709  Pertinent Label shot Let My Baby Be — Carl Perkins 115,286+ Bullet Coral (Germany) LP 6219 (#21)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 048 (#1)
Bullet MCA (Germany) LP 22455 (#7)
Bullet MCA (Sweden) LP 9279 (#12)
    Borderline Label shot The Monkeyshine — Carl Perkins 115,287 Bullet Coral (Germany) LP 6219 (#22)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 048 (#2)
Original LPs
1957
(BSN est.)
Sun (Tenn.) SLP-1225  Cover shot
Dance Album Of Carl Perkins [mono]
No rating Label shot Blue Suede Shoes — Carl Perkins 1  
    No rating Movie Magg — Carl Perkins 1  
    No rating Sure To Fall — Carl Perkins 1  
    No rating Song sample Gone, Gone, Gone — Carl Perkins 1  
    No rating Honey Don't — Carl Perkins 1 Bullet Charly CD 713 (#82)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#78)
    Pertinent Song sample Only You — Carl Perkins 1  
    No rating Label shot Tennessee — Carl Perkins 2  
    No rating Wrong Yo Yo — Carl Perkins 2 Bullet Sun (England) 10 510 (#7)
    Pertinent Song sample Everybody's Tryin' To Be My Baby — Carl Perkins 2 Bullet Charly LP 2015 (#1)
Bullet Charly LP 30105 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#54)
Bullet Hallmark CD 307972 (#1)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#41)
Bullet Rhino CD 71780 (#18)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 502 (#8)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#5)
Bullet [label?] CD 307972 (#1)
    No rating Matchbox — Carl Perkins 2  
    No rating Your True Love — Carl Perkins 2  
    No rating Boppin' The Blues — Carl Perkins 2  
1958/Nov. 3
Bb Aud.
Columbia (N.Y.) CL-1234  Cover shot
Whole Lotta Shakin' [mono]
No rating Label shot Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Tutti-Frutti — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Shake, Rattle And Roll — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Sittin' On Top Of The World — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Ready Teddy — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Long Tall Sally — Carl Perkins    
    No rating That's All Right — Carl Perkins    
    Pertinent Song sample Where The Rio De Rosa Flows — Carl Perkins   Bullet Ace CD 785 (#3)
Bullet Ace CD 815 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16725 (#13)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62172 (#3)
Bullet Vee-Tone CD 2018 (#16)
    No rating Good Rockin' Tonight — Carl Perkins    
    No rating I Got A Woman — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Hey, Good Lookin' — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Jenny, Jenny — Carl Perkins    
1961
(BSN est.)
Sun (Tenn.) SLP-1225  Cover shot
Teen Beat: The Best Of Carl Perkins [mono]
No rating Blue Suede Shoes — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Movie Magg — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Sure To Fall — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Gone, Gone, Gone — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Honey Don't — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Only You — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Tennessee — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Wrong Yo Yo — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Matchbox — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Your True Love — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Boppin' The Blues — Carl Perkins    
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]     No rating Song sample Blue Suede Shoes [live vers.] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Country Routes CD 06 (#1)
Bullet Country Routes CD 06 (#7)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#21)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3042 (#2)
    No rating Boppin' The Blues [live vers.] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Country Routes CD 06 (#4)
    No rating Song sample Everybody's Tryin' To Be My Baby — Carl Perkins   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#24)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3042 (#5)
    No rating Song sample I Got A Woman — Carl Perkins   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#23)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3042 (#4)
    No rating Matchbox — Carl Perkins   Bullet Country Routes CD 06 (#3)
    No rating Pointed Toe Shoes — Carl Perkins   Bullet Country Routes CD 06 (#5)
    No rating She Knows How To Rock Me — Carl Perkins   Bullet Country Routes CD 06 (#6)
    No rating Song sample Slippin' And Slidin' — Carl Perkins   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#22)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3042 (#3)
    No rating Song sample That's All Right — Carl Perkins   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#20)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3042 (#1)
    No rating Your True Love — Carl Perkins   Bullet Country Routes CD 06 (#2)
Unissued Tracks
1954
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Borderline Song sample Honky Tonk Gal — Carl Perkins   Bullet Charly CD 8118 (#3)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 170 (#31)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 028 (#3)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Movie Magg [alt. vers.] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Eagle CD 90205 (#21)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Turn Around [alt. vers.] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Eagle CD 90205 (#22)
1955
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Honey, Don't! [alt. vers. 1] — Carl Perkins    
    No rating Honey, Don't! [alt. vers. 2] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Song sample What You Doin' When You're Cryin' — Carl Perkins   Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 028 (#4)
    Pertinent Song sample You Can't Make Love To Somebody [vers. 1] — Carl Perkins   Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#29)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#16)
    No rating You Can't Make Love To Somebody [vers. 2] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#11)
    No rating You Can't Make Love To Somebody [vers. 3] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1019 (#6)
    No rating You Can't Make Love To Somebody [vers. 4] — Carl Perkins    
1956
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Boppin' The Blues [alt. vers. 1] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Castle Pulse CD 344 (#17)
    No rating Dixie Fried [alt. vers.] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#8)
    Pertinent Song sample Perkins Wiggle — Carl Perkins   Bullet Bellaphon LP 15140 (#3)
Bullet Cambra Sound LP 104 (#6)
Bullet Charly CD 36 (#24)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#4)
Bullet J!mco CD 89194 (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 508 (#1)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 028 (#7)
    No rating Somebody Tell Me — Carl Perkins   Bullet AVI CD 5019 (#23)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Sweetheart's A Stranger — Carl Perkins   Bullet Charly LP 30104 (#8)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 507 (#2)
    Pertinent Song sample That Don't Move Me — Carl Perkins   Bullet AVI CD 5019 (#22)
Bullet Charly CD 36 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#42)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#10)
Bullet J!mco CD 89194 (#3)
Bullet Music Club CD 024 (#22)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#9)
Bullet Sun CD 024 (#22)
    No rating That Don't Move Me [vers. 7] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#13)
1957
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Caldonia — Carl Perkins   Bullet Cambra Sound LP 104 (#11)
Bullet Charly LP 30138 (#9)
Bullet Disky CD 05 (#29)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#29)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 511 (#7)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 028 (#2)
    No rating Everybody's Tryin' To Be My Baby [alt. vers.] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#9)
    Pertinent Song sample Her Love Rubbed Off On Me — Carl Perkins   Bullet Boot 10 706/2 (#2)
Bullet Born Bad CD 005 (#5)
Bullet Born Bad LP 005 (#5)
Bullet Cato LP 002 (#14)
Bullet Cato CD 002 (#30)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#36)
Bullet STCTU CD 002 (#8)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#42)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 510 (#6)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6902 (#14)
    Pertinent Song sample Look At That Moon [vers. 1] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Eagle CD 90205 (#24)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1025 (#9)
    No rating Look At That Moon [vers. 2] — Carl Perkins    
    Pertinent Song sample Pink Pedal Pushers [alt. vers.] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Bellaphon LP 15140 (#1)
Bullet Cambra Sound LP 104 (#3)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 344 (#42)
Bullet Charly LP 10019 (#9)
Bullet Charly LP 30124 (#9)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 510 (#5)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 028 (#5)
    Pertinent Song sample Put Your Cat Clothes On [vers. 1] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Ace CD 1268 (#5)
Bullet Bellaphon LP 220 13 023 (#1)
Bullet Charly CD 16 (#9)
Bullet Charly LP 100 (#40)
Bullet Charly CD 336 (#31)
Bullet Charly CD 8099 (#1)
Bullet Charly LP 30123 (#1)
Bullet Charly LP 30138 (#2)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5040 (#15)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#1)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#7)
Bullet J!mco CD 89193 (#15)
Bullet Music Club CD 024 (#11)
Bullet NME LP 5 (#4)
Bullet Pickwick LP 8016 (#30)
Bullet Pie CD 153 (#1)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#31)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#40)
Bullet SAAR CD 41006 (#25)
Bullet Select CD 586 (#1)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#9)
Bullet Sun CD 024 (#11)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 503 (#9)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 025 (#1)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) CD 7022 (#7)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 12698 (#15)
    No rating Put Your Cat Clothes On [vers. 2] — Carl Perkins    
    Pertinent Song sample Put Your Cat Clothes On [vers. 3] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Eagle CD 90205 (#23)
    No rating Put Your Cat Clothes On [vers. 17] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#10)
    No rating Put Your Cat Clothes On [vers. 18] — Carl Perkins   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1018 (#12)
    Pertinent Song sample Roll Over Beethoven — Carl Perkins   Bullet Bellaphon LP 15140 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 90001 (#13)
Bullet Collectables CD 0041 (#12)
Bullet Collectables CD 6492 (#12)
Bullet Disky CD 05 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#1)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#2)
Bullet Hallmark CD 307972 (#5)
Bullet Ocean CD 2026 (#13)
Bullet Pickwick LP 8016 (#2)
Bullet SAAR CD [RR1] (#10)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 511 (#9)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 028 (#6)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) CD 7022 (#9)
Bullet [label?] CD 307972 (#5)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Y-O-U [alt. vers.] — Carl Perkins    
    Pertinent Song sample You Can Do No Wrong — Carl Perkins   Bullet Charly LP 10019 (#10)
Bullet Charly LP 30124 (#10)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 511 (#6)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 028 (#1)
1963
 
Decca (N.Y.)  uniss.  No rating Say When — Carl Perkins   Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6907 (#8)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Because You're Mine — Carl Perkins   Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#19)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#19)
    No rating Big Taxes — Carl Perkins   Bullet Bopcat LP 400 (#15)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Drink Up And Go Home — Carl Perkins    
    Non-pertinent Song sample I Care — Carl Perkins    
    No rating It Started — Carl Perkins   Bullet Bopcat LP 400 (#16)
Bullet Club LP 021 (#15)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Keeper Of The Keys — Carl Perkins    
    Pertinent Song sample Lonely Street — Carl Perkins    
    Pertinent Song sample Right String Baby (But The Wrong Yo Yo) — Carl Perkins   Bullet Disky CD 06 (#30)
    Pertinent Song sample Rockin' Record Hop — Carl Perkins   Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#28)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#28)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8027 (#1)
    Pertinent Song sample Somebody Tell Me — Carl Perkins    

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1969Sun (England) (England) 6467 006LPOriginal Memphis Rock & Roll, Vol. 1
1970Sun (U.S.) (United States) 116LPOriginal Memphis Rock 'N' Roll
1972Coral (England) (England) CPS 88LPRock & Roll Survival
Coral (Germany) (Germany) COPS- 6219LPGood Old Rock 'N' Roll
1973Sun (England) (England) 6467 025LPSun Rockabillys: Put Your Cat Clothes On
1974Sun (England) (England) 6467 028LPSun Rockabillys, Vol. 3
Sun (England) (England) 6641 180LPThe Sun Story
1976Bopcat (Netherlands) 400LPGoin' Back To Memphis
Charly (England) CR 30101LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 1: Catalyst
Charly (England) CR 30104LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 4: Cotton City Country
Charly (England) CR 30105LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 5: Rebel Rockabilly
MCA (Germany) (Germany) 6. 22455LPWe Like Rock 'N' Roll
1977Charly (England) CR 30116LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 9: Rebel Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Charly (England) CR 30119LPDon't You Step On My Blue Suede Shoes
Charly (England) CR 30123LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Charly (England) CR 30124LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Gusto (United States) GT- 103LPWhole Lotta' Shakin' Goin' On
1978Charly (England) CR 30138LPRockabilly Rules OK?
MCA (France) (France) 414 048LPStars Of The Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 19
1979Warwick WW 5060LPRockabilly Dynamite
1980Charly (England) Box 100LPThe Sun Box
Charly (England) CRM 2010LPSun's Gold Hits
Pickwick PLD 8016LPThe Kings Of Rock And Roll
1981Charly (England) CRM 2015LPRebel Rockabilly
Epic (United States) EG 37618LPRockabilly Stars, Vol. 1
Epic (United States) EG 37621LPRockabilly Stars, Vol. 2
MCA (Sweden) (Sweden) COPS 9279LPHappy Days Of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3
Sony Music Special Prod. (United States) WK 75064CDRockabilly Stars, Vol. 1
Sun (England) (England) CFM 50210I Need A Man
Sun (England) (England) CFM 50310Flyin' Saucers Rock 'N' Roll
Sun (England) (England) CFM 50510Rockabilly Jamboree
1982Epic (United States) EG 37984LPRockabilly Stars, Vol. 3
Imperial House (United States) WU- 3590LPRockabilly
Sun (England) (England) CFM 50710Tennessee Stomp
Sun (England) (England) CFM 50810Dixie Bop
Sun (England) (England) CFM 51010Rockabilly Fever
Sun (England) (England) CFM 51110Hep Cats Session
1983Cambra Sound (England) CR 104LPRockabilly Rebels
Franklin Mint (United States) FMRS-CW- 053LPRockabilly
1984Charly (England) LP 10019LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol.2
1985Sun (England) (England) SUN 1018LPRabbit Action
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1019LPRock-A-Billy Blues
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1021LPRock Bop Boogie
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1025LPHop Flop And Fly
1986Charly (England) 16CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly
Charly (England) 36CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Sun (U.S.) (United States) SUN- 1032LPRockin' Records
1987Jan/Star Club (Sweden) 33- 8027LPAll American Rock, Vol. 4: Rockin' Record Hop
NME (England) PRO 5LPI Dreamt I Was Elvis
Rhino (United States) RNCD 75884CDThe Sun Story
1988Charly (England) CDSAM 103CDThe Sound Of Sun
Sun (England) (England) 3CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 1
Sun (England) (England) 6CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 2
Sun (France) (France) CD SAM 103CDThe Sound Of Sun
1989Ocean OCNWD 2026CDClassic Rock 'N' Roll
1990CBS Special Products (United States) A 37618CDRockabilly Stars, Vol. 1
Charly (England) FRE 90001CDSlippin' 'N' Slidin'
Charly/Instant (England) CD INS 5040CDThe Sun Story, Vol. 2: Rockabilly Rhythm
Time-Life Music (United States) 2RNR- 32 / OPCD-2571CDRed-Hot Rockabilly
1991Born Bad (England) BB 005LPBorn Bad, Vol. 5
Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5203CDUltimate Sun Rock & Roll Collection
Rhino (United States) R2 70741CDRock This Town: Rockabilly Hits, Vol. 1
Sun (England) (England) 9CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 3
Sun (England) (England) 12CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 4
1992CBS Special Products (United States) A 37621CDRockabilly Stars, Vol. 2
Dragon Street (United States) 7822CDWhole Lotta' Shakin' Goin' On
MSIF (Japan) 2001CDRoots Of Stray Cats, Vol. 1
P-Vine (Japan) 2540CDStray Cat's Classics
RCA 66059CDSun's Greatest Hits
Smithsonian (United States) RD 051CDMemphis Rocks: Rockabilly in Memphis, 1954-1968
1993Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 04CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 2
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 05CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 1
Jan/Star Club (Sweden) 33- 8047LPJuke-Box Favorites
1994Go-Cat-Go (Japan) 20691CDBest Of Rockabilly
J!mco (Japan) JICK 89193CDBest Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
J!mco (Japan) JICK 89194CDBest Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Music Club (England) MCCD 024CDThe Very Best Of Sun Rock 'N' Roll
Rhino (United States) DRC3- 1211CDThe Sun Records Collection
Rhino (United States) R2 71780CDThe Sun Records Collection
Sun MC 024CDBest Of Sun Rock & Roll
Sun 80210Sun Country Rock & Roll, Vol. 2
1995Charly (England) MID 8099CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 1
K-Tel 3062CDRockin' Rebels
K-Tel KTEL 3436CDRockabilly Riot
Star-Club (Sweden) 506010CDRockin' Rollin' Wheelin'
Sun (U.S.) (United States) SRC-CD- 7022CDRockabilly Portrait
Vladimir Twist VTR 6902LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 2
1996AVI (United States) CD 5019CDRock Boppin' Baby: Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 3
Charly (England) MID 8118CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 2
Charly (England) CPCD 8161CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 3
Country Routes 06CDRockin' At Town Hall
Friedman Fairfax (United States) FRF 307CDRockabilly: The Life, Times & Music Series
Pickwick PWKS 4245CDRockabilly Heaven (Sun Records)
Vladimir Twist VTR 6907LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 7
1997Charly (England) CPCD 8274CDThe Very Best Of Sun Rockabilly
Hallmark 307972CDKings Of Rockabilly
Hip-O HIPD- 40128CDRockabilly Essentials
Vladimir Twist VTR 6911LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 11
[label?] 640001CDSun Studio Story: 50s To The 90s
1998Born Bad (England) BB 005CDBorn Bad, Vol. 5
[SERD?] SERD 12698LPRockabilly Rhythm
[label?] 307972CDKings Of Rockabilly
1999Boot 706/210Memphis Bop, Vol. 2
Dressed To Kill/BMG (England) DTKBOX 66CDThe Sun Gods
Eagle (Germany) EA-R 90205CDChicken Rock: "Rockin" Around The Mountain
Rollercoaster (England) RCCD 200CDNow Dig This: A Whole Lotta Roller Coaster Rockers
Rollercoaster (England) 3042CDThe Big D Jamboree Live
2000Collectables (United States) 0041CDSun Records: The Definitive Hits
Columbia/Epic/Legacy (United States) CK 62172CDAin't I'm A Dog!: 25 More Rockabilly Rave-Ups
Columbia/Epic/Legacy (United States) CK 62173CDWhistle Bait!: 25 Rockabilly Rave-Ups
Disky (Netherlands) DO 250542CDAs Good As It Gets: Rockabilly
Dragon Street (United States) DCD 70100CDThe Big D Jamboree Live!
Pie 153CDRockabilly Dance Party
Pulse (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
SAAR (Italy) [RR1]CDThe Best Of Sun Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1
SAAR (Italy) [1]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 1
SAAR (Italy) [2]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 2
SAAR (Italy) 41006CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
SAAR (Italy) 41008CDThe Best Of Sun Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 785CDColumbia Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Ace (England) CDCHD 786CDColumbia Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Ace (England) CDCHD 815CDThem Rockabilly Cats
Castle Pulse (England) PBXCD 344CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story, Vol. 2
Cleopatra (United States) 1163CDRock 'N' Roll & Rock-A-Billy Inferno
Collectables (United States) COL 6492CDSun: The Definitive Hits, Vol. 1
Collectables (United States) COL 6493CDSun: The Definitive Hits, Vol. 2
Select CD 586CDRed Hot: The Best Of Sun Rockabilly
2002Charly (England) SNAJ 713CDThe Sun Records Story
2004Now Dig This (England) CMFCD 1042CDWell, Now Dig This
2005Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16725CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 25 (Columbia)
2006El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1011CDTennessee Rock'n Billy 1955
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) CR REV 170CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2: The New Breed
Rhino (United States) 73346CDRockin' Bones: '50s Punk & Rockabilly
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56027CDDressin' Up
Pan American (Switzerland) 56033CDFive Foot Two Eyes Of Blue
Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 017CDGood Rockin' Tonight: Red Hot Rockabilly
Pan American (Switzerland) 56037CDTalkin' About Love
Pan American (Switzerland) 56041CDChicken House
2010Ace (England) CDCHD 1268CDA Rocket In My Pocket
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 098CDSassy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Nashville Rock & Roll
year?Bellaphon (Germany) 220 13 023LPSun Rockabillies: Put Your Cat Clothes On
Bellaphon (Germany) BI 15140LPSun Rockabillies, Vol. 3: Rockin' & Boppin'
CBS Special Products (United States) A 37984CDRockabilly Stars, Vol. 3
Cato (England) 002LPSongs The Cramps Taught Us, Vol. 2
Century (Canada) [1]CDRockabilly City
Century (Canada) [3]CDRockabilly Baby
Charly (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
Charly (England) PBX CD 345CDRock The Joint
Club (England) 021LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 21
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 03CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 1
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 06CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 2
Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5201CDUltimate Sun Country Collection
Fed (Norway) 06CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 6
Movieplay (Portugal) 10029LPDon't You Step On My Blue Suede Shoes
Pan American (Switzerland) 56007CDYou Are My Baby
STCTU STCTU 002CDSongs The Cramps Taught Us, Vol. 2
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3
Smith & Co. SCCD 1197CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 4
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 2440CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 5
Sun (U.S.) (United States) 120LPMemphis Country
Time-Life Music OP- 2571LPRed-Hot Rockabilly
Vee-Tone VTRCD 2018CDWild Streak, Vol. 1: 50 Frenzied Rock 'N' Roll Delinquents


Acknowledgments:  Both Sides Now, Bobby Briggs, CMF Library, Don Chambers, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Peter Gold, Bernd Hermoneit, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Rock & Roll Musik Magazin, Perica Sucevic, Svein Arne Vikesdal, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox, J


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