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 101-125 of 231 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||66395||10-in.||9/5/1939||To tell the truth||Dickie McBride||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66396||10-in.||9/5/1939||I'm dreaming tonight of the old folks||Dickie McBride||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66397||10-in.||9/5/1939||You'll be sorry bye and bye||Dickie McBride||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66398||10-in.||9/5/1939||I've nothing to live for now||Dickie McBride||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66399||10-in.||9/5/1939||If you cared||Dickie McBride||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66400||10-in.||9/5/1939||I'm countin' on the mountain moon||Dickie McBride||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66401||10-in.||9/5/1939||I'm grievin' for believin' in a lie||Dickie McBride||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66402||10-in.||9/5/1939||This night is mine||Dickie McBride||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66415||10-in.||9/5/1939||Basin Street blues||Bob Dunn's Vagabonds||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66416||10-in.||9/5/1939||was that all I meant to you||Bob Dunn's Vagabonds||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66417||10-in.||9/5/1939||You're my darling||Leon Selph's Blue Ridge Playboys||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66418||10-in.||9/5/1939||My precious baby girl||Leon Selph's Blue Ridge Playboys||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66419||10-in.||9/5/1939||Meet me tonight in dreams||Bob Dunn's Vagabonds||vocalist, instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66420||10-in.||9/5/1939||Stompin' at the honky tonk||Bob Dunn's Vagabonds||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66421||10-in.||9/5/1939||Wednesday rag (Instrumental)||Bob Dunn's Vagabonds||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66422||10-in.||9/5/1939||I'll tell the world||Bob Dunn's Vagabonds||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||66423||10-in.||9/5/1939||Sweet bunch of daisies||Bob Dunn's Vagabonds||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||71215||10-in.||7/27/1942||What's the matter with you, darling?||Jimmie Davis||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||71216||10-in.||7/27/1942||A sinner's prayer||Jimmie Davis||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||71217||10-in.||7/27/1942||Where is my boy tonight?||Jimmie Davis||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||71218||10-in.||7/27/1942||Columbus stockade blues||Jimmie Davis||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||71219||10-in.||7/27/1942||Plant some flowers by my grave||Jimmie Davis||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||71220||10-in.||7/27/1942||Walkin' my blues away||Jimmie Davis||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||71225||10-in.||7/27/1942||What happened||Jimmie Davis||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||71226||10-in.||7/27/1942||I'll never say goodbye||Jimmie Davis||instrumentalist, piano|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mullican, Moon," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.
Mullican, Moon. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.
"Mullican, Moon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.
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