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Carl Perkins - Let It Bleed

David Dalton, Gadfly, July 1998

IF THIS WERE the world it ought to be — that fantasy rockabilly kingdom dream up at Sun Records in the mid-fifties of flash, trash and boogie beat where a simple country boy could become king and change the world — all that! — they'd've declared an international day of mourning the day Carl Perkins died last January.

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