The Carl Perkins SUN collection


Flip 501   Carl Perkins
Movie Magg / Turn around (February 1955)



Recorded late 1954 or early 1955, SUN Studio, Memphis Tennessee
Carl Perkins (vcl/gtr); Jay Perkins (gtr); Clayton Perkins (bs); W S Holland (dms)


SUN 224   Carl Perkins
Let the juke box keep on playing / Gone, gone, gone (August 1955)




SUN 234   Carl Perkins
Blue suede shoes [4] / Honey don't (December 1955)



Blue suede shoes was SUN's first million seller and it
peaked at number 4 in Billboard's Hot 100 chart


SUN 243   Carl Perkins
Boppin' the blues [70] / All mama's children (May 1956)




SUN 249   Carl Perkins
I'm sorry, I'm not sorry / Dixie fried (August 1956)




SUN 261   Carl Perkins
Matchbox [67] / Your true love(January 1957)




Label variations depicted.

Recorded December 4, 1956, 706 Union, Memphis, Tennessee
Carl Perkins (vcl/gtr); Jay Perkins (gtr); Clayton Perkins (bs);
Jerry Lee Lewis (pno); W S Holland (dms)


SUN 274   Carl Perkins
Forever yours / That's right (August 1957)





EP-115   Carl Perkins


EP-18: Blue suede shoes / Movie magg
EP-19: Sure to fall / Gone, gone, gone


SLP 1225  Dance Album of Carl Perkins (1958)
- reissued with different sleeve as 'Teen Beat' (August 1960)



SU-121: Blue suede shoes / Movie Magg / Sure to fall / Gone, gone, gone / Honey don't / Only you
SU-122: Tennessee / Wrong yo-yo / Everybody's trying to be my baby / Matchbox / Your true love / Boppin' the blues