Quotes About Carl Perkins

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Quotes About Carl Perkins

I am a cross between Carl Perkins and Led Zeppelin.
— Ronnie Hawkins —

I was very keen on people like Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Gene Vincent.

— Robin Trower

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I am a cross between Carl Perkins and Led Zeppelin.

— Ronnie Hawkins

I worked with Carl Perkins on a number of shows. Live shows. He just showed up and played. He just killed. Killed! Man ... he was amazing!

— Lesley Gore

I loved Carl Perkins, Jerry lee Lewis ... not only were they personal friends.

— Wanda Jackson

One night I saw Jerry Lee, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Elvis for a dollar, if you believe that, in an open-air concert. Presley, I got to meet and go into his house and so forth. My wife says I should quit tellin' that story, 'cause they'll know how old I am.

— William Sanderson

The first record I bought was a Carl Perkins record, because I saw him at The Festival at Sandpoint, Idaho. I loved Elvis and I found out that he wrote 'Blue Suede Shoes' ... so connecting that experience of going to see him play was pretty awesome. That's when I realised I wanted to play guitar.

— Josh Homme

Playboys' was an authentic junkie record. Art Pepper was just out of jail, Chet was arrested a week after the session, and piano player Carl Perkins would die two years later. When the record was recorded I was behind bars myself. In 1955 I was caught with narcotics and had to serve almost five years. Luckily, I was allowed to keep my saxophone in the cell, and I composed a lot during the time. They had to come fetch the music for Playboys from jail.

— Jimmy Heath

Bob Dylan Quotes: My songs are personal music theyre not
My songs are personal music, they're not communal. I wouldn't want people singing along with me. It would sound funny. I'm not playing campfire meetings. I don't remember anyone singing along with Elvis, Carl Perkins or Little Richard.

— Bob Dylan

If there were no Carl Perkins, there would be no Beatles.

— Paul McCartney

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