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 226-231 of 231 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 226-231 of 231 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mullican, Moon," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

Mullican, Moon. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

"Mullican, Moon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.