0287 Dance Album Of Carl Perkins – Carl Perkins (1957)

UK album cover of Dance Album of Carl Perkins.

UK album cover of Dance Album of Carl Perkins.

Dance Album of Carl Perkins was Carl Perkins’ debut album. It was first released in 1957 on Sun Records. It wasn’t released in the UK until 1959 when it was released on London Records. A number of the songs had previously been released as singles. The first, Movie Magg, was released in 1955. Other songs such as Blue Suede Shoes and Gone, Gone, Gone were released in 1956. John Lennon owned a copy of this album and it was one of his favourties. He once said it was one of the only albums he like every track on. Many of the songs made it into The Quarrymen/The Beatles repertoire and some were covered by the group and members of the group in later years.
Track Listing
Side 1
1) Blue Suede Shoes
2) Movie Magg
3) Sure To Fall
4) Gone, Gone, Gone
5) Honey Don’t
6) Only You
Side 2
1) Tennessee
2) Wrong YoYo
3) Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby
4) Matchbox
5) Your True Love
6) Boppin’ The Blues