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Charlie Feathers

Charlie Feathers was an American country and rockabilly singer/guitarist. Born on June 12, 1932 in Holly Springs, MS, USA, he made a significant impact on the music scene until his passing on August 29, 1998 in Memphis, TN, USA. Feathers' talent is immortalized by his appearance on the sheet music cover of Carl Perkins' iconic song "Blue Suede Shoes".

Feathers drew inspiration from various genres including country and blues to create his unique sound. His energetic performances and distinctive vocal style influenced many artists such as *Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps*, *Janis Martin*, and *Warren Smith*. Feathers was part of a talented group of musicians who contributed to the development of rockabilly music.

Throughout his career, Charlie Feathers collaborated with notable artists like *Dale Hawkins*, *Glen Glenn*, and *Billy Lee Riley*. He left an indelible mark on the industry alongside fellow pioneers such as *Carl Perkins* and *Sonny Burgess*. Fans of rockabilly continue to appreciate Feathers' contributions to the genre's rich history.


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