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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 232 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 64508 10-in. 9/14/1938 Yearning just for you Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 64509 10-in. 9/14/1938 Old Joe Turner blues Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 64510 10-in. 9/14/1938 When you're smiling Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 64511 10-in. 9/14/1938 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 64512 10-in. 9/14/1938 Sittin' on the moon Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 64513 10-in. 9/14/1938 Kangaroo blues Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 64514 10-in. 9/14/1938 I'll keep on loving you Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 64515 10-in. 9/14/1938 I hate to lose you Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 65100 10-in. 3/2/1939 Mama's gone goodbye Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65101 10-in. 3/2/1939 Too long Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65102 10-in. 3/2/1939 It must be love Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65103 10-in. 3/2/1939 Blue skies Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65104 10-in. 3/2/1939 Mean mistreater Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65105 10-in. 3/2/1939 Toodle toodle oo Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65106 10-in. 3/2/1939 When night falls Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65107 10-in. 3/3/1939 You'll pay some day Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65108 10-in. 3/3/1939 You don't know my mind Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65109 10-in. 3/3/1939 Graveyard blues Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65110 10-in. 3/3/1939 I want the whole world to know I love you Bob Dunn's Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66300 10-in. 8/26/1939 Jessie Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66301 10-in. 8/26/1939 Over the hill Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66302 10-in. 8/26/1939 I'll keep on smiling Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66303 10-in. 8/26/1939 Truck driver's blues Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66304 10-in. 8/26/1939 I'm tired of you Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66305 10-in. 8/26/1939 Because Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 26-50 of 232 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mullican, Moon," accessed April 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

Mullican, Moon. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

"Mullican, Moon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 April 2024.

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

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