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'Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session' to air on AETN March 6

Posted 02 Mar 2017

'Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session With Carl Perkins and Friends' will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Monday, March 6, at 7 p.m.

Filmed at London’s Limehouse Studios in front of a live audience in 1985, 'Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session' features the legendary Carl Perkins alongside luminaries Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Dave Edmunds and Rosanne Cash.

Performing a selection of songs Perkins first introduced to the world in the 1950s, the musicians unite to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the rock 'n’ roll pioneer’s 'Blue Suede Shoes' – an instant classic that earned a place in the history books when it became the first million-seller to crossover from the country chart to the pop and R&B listings.

This newly enhanced presentation brings 'Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session' to audiences in high definition for the first time.

'Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session' will repeat Saturday, March 18, at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 19, at 6 p.m.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas’s statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).