29/07/1956 Carl Perkins is on the UK singles chart with "Blue Suede Shoes"
Carl Perkins - Blue Suede Shoes - Perry Como Show -1956
1956 HITS ARCHIVE: Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins (#1 'pop' & C&W hit)
"Blue Suede Shoes" is a rock-and-roll standard written and first recorded by Carl Perkins in 1955. It is considered one of the first rockabilly records, incorporating elements of blues, country and pop music of the time. Perkins' original version of the song was on the Cashbox Best Selling Singles list for 16 weeks.