Moon Mullican

Aubrey Wilson Mullican (March 29, 1909 – January 1, 1967), known professionally as Moon Mullican and nicknamed "King of the Hillbilly Piano Players", was an American country and western singer, songwriter, and pianist. He was associated with the hillbilly boogie style which greatly influenced rockabilly. Jerry Lee Lewis cited him as a major influence on his own singing and piano playing.

Mullican once stated, "We gotta play music that'll make them goddamn beer bottles bounce on the table".

Birth and Death Data: Born March 29th, 1909 (Polk County;Corrigan), Died January 1st, 1967 (Beaumont)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1966

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, vocalist, accordion, composer, songwriter, speaker

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 231 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-047689 10-in. 2/13/1940 Rackin' it back Modern Mountaineers String band composer  
Victor BS-047690 10-in. 2/13/1940 It's all over now Modern Mountaineers String band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047691 10-in. 2/13/1940 Remember Modern Mountaineers String band, with male vocal solo composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-047693 10-in. 2/13/1940 Pipe liner's blues Modern Mountaineers String band, with male vocal solo composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-047694 10-in. 2/13/1940 When you're gone Modern Mountaineers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-047695 10-in. 2/13/1940 When my baby comes to town Modern Mountaineers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-063090 10-in. 4/11/1941 Jersey side jive Charles Mitchell Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-063091 10-in. 4/11/1941 Rainbow Island Charles Mitchell Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-063092 10-in. 4/11/1941 Broken hearted Charles Mitchell Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-063093 10-in. 4/11/1941 My island reverie Charles Mitchell Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter, instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-063094 10-in. 4/11/1941 The sun has gone down on our love Charles Mitchell Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter, instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-063095 10-in. 4/11/1941 I still believe in you Charles Mitchell Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter, instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-063096 10-in. 4/11/1941 Faithful little cowboy Charles Mitchell Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-063097 10-in. 4/11/1941 You don't love me any more Charles Mitchell Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-071166 10-in. 10/10/1941 Mean mama blues Charles Mitchell Orchestra String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-071167 10-in. 10/10/1941 Where an angel waits for me Charles Mitchell Orchestra String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Decca 64500 10-in. 9/13/1938 Annie Laurie Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64501 10-in. 9/13/1938 Bring it on home to Grandma Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64502 10-in. 9/13/1938 Ease my worried mind Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64503 10-in. 9/13/1938 Remember Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64504 10-in. 9/13/1938 It makes no difference now Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64505 10-in. 9/13/1938 My Bonnie lies over the ocean Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64506 10-in. 9/13/1938 Over moonlit waters Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64507 10-in. 9/13/1938 Draggin' the bow Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64508 10-in. 9/14/1938 Yearning just for you Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 231 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mullican, Moon," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

Mullican, Moon. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

"Mullican, Moon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283

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