Blue Suede Shoes

"Blue Suede Shoes" is a rock-and-roll standard written and first recorded by Carl Perkins in 1955.


Blue Suede Shoes (WORD)
Blue Suede Shoes (PDF)

You can play along with the video except for the first two lines of the song. For ease of large group playing, we'll play the first line of the first verse the same as the first line of the verse after the 2nd instrumental. If you're a noodler, work something out for the instrumentals and volunteer to come up and noodle at the mic!

Before many of the [A] chords, try this ↑↓[A]

"Blue Suede Shoes" is considered one of the first rockabilly (rock-and-roll) records, incorporating elements of blues, country and pop music of the time. It was also recorded by Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and Eddie Cochran, among many others. (Wikipedia)

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