Musician Singer Songwriter

Red Perkins

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican musician and singer
Is Musician
From United States of America
Type Music


Red Perkins (born 1920) was a country music singer from Ohio.

Early life

Perkins was born in Kentucky.


Perkins worked from a home base of Dayton, Ohio.

Selected discography

As Red Perkins, Red Perkins and the Kentucky Redheads who recorded with De Luxe Records and King Records

  • 1948: “One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)/I Live The Life I Love”, 78rpm single (De Luxe Records/King Records 5047)
  • 1948: “Someday You’ll Call My Name/You’re Gonna Regret It All Someday”, 78rpm single (De Luxe Records/King Records 5052)
  • 1949: “Aggravating Lou From Louisville/Hoedown Boogie”, 78rpm single (King Records 792)
  • 1949: “I Know Better Now/Too Long”, 78rpm single (King Records 823)
  • 1950: “Crocodile Tears/I Hate You”, 78rpm single (King Records 836)
  • 1950: “One At A Time/I’m So Happy I Could Cry”, 78rpm single (King Records 850)
  • 1950: “Big Blue Diamonds/Rag Man Boogie”, 78rpm single (King Records 903)
  • 1951: “I’m Gonna Rush Right Down To Macon/A Long Necked Bottle”, 78rpm single (King Records 920)

Former members (partial list)

  • Jim Alexander
  • Jesse Ashlock
  • Cecil Brower (alumni of the Milton Brown Band)
  • Fred Calhoun
  • Harry Fooks
  • Clarence Gray
  • Jay Green
  • Wilbert H. (Bill) Osborne
  • Jabbo Smith, trumpet
  • Anna Mae Winburn, singer