Carl Perkins, c. 1956
|Birth name||Carl Lee Perkins|
April 9, 1932|
Tiptonville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Died||January 19, 1998
Jackson, Tennessee, U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, guitarist|
|Labels||Sun, London, Columbia, Mercury|
|Associated acts||Perkins Brothers Band
Jerry Lee Lewis
After all those days in the cotton fields, the dreams came true on a gold record on a piece of wood. It's in my den where I can look at it every day. I wear it out lookin' at it.