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 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 29, 1909 (Polk County), Died January 1, 1967 (Beaumont)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1966

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

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Recordings (Results 226-232 of 232 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 13958 3/1/1966 Remember me Aubrey "Moon" Mullican ; The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 13959 3/1/1966 Tennessee waltz Aubrey "Moon" Mullican ; The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 13960 3/1/1966 Fireball mail Aubrey "Moon" Mullican ; The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 13961 3/1/1966 I hung my head and cried Aubrey "Moon" Mullican ; The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 13966 3/2/1966 Before I met you Aubrey "Moon" Mullican ; The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 13967 3/2/1966 Memphis Aubrey "Moon" Mullican ; The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 13968 3/2/1966 I'm gonna tie one on tonight Aubrey "Moon" Mullican ; The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 226-232 of 232 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mullican, Moon," accessed April 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

Mullican, Moon. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

"Mullican, Moon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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