Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys Blue Suede Shoes At 60: Remembering Carl Perkins

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This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of the creation and first recording of the rockabilly classic “Blue Suede Shoes” by legend Carl Perkins. This celebration of Perkins’s signature song—and his influential career—takes place on his birthday. A panel discussion about Perkins will include his son Stan Perkins, close friend Naomi Judd (of the Judds, for whom Perkins wrote the #1 hit “Let Me Tell You About Love”); David McGee (co-author of Go, Cat, Go!: The Life and Times of Carl Perkins, the King of Rockabilly); Peter Guralnick (author of Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘N’ Roll), and moderator Mark Crawford (Coordinator, Commercial Music at Tennessee State University). Chuck Mead (founding member of BR5-49 and music director for the stage musical Million Dollar Quartet) and His Grassy Knoll Boys featuring Mark Andrew Miller, Marty Lynds and Carco Clave will perform a brief set of music.
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By: Chuck Mead