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August 1, 2003 He wrote "Blue Suede Shoes," the hit song sung by Elvis Presley which became the first Sun label record to sell over a million copies. He also wrote the songs "Matchbox," "Honey Don't" and "Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby," which have been recorded by the Beatles. And Carl Perkins also wrote the book Go, Cat, Go! about his career.
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