after a show introduced by the Reverend Horton Heat at the Hard Rock in Dallas in March 1956 – Carl Perkins hits US R chart with Blue Suede Shoes, the first country and western hit to make the R chart.
"The Killer." Rockabilly and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. Lewis had hits in the late with songs such as "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On.", Lewis' rock 'n' roll career faltered in the wake of his marriage to his young cousin.