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 101-125 of 232 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 66394 10-in. 9/4/1939 I have my bed The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, piano  
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 instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
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  
(Results 101-125 of 232 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mullican, Moon," accessed April 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

Mullican, Moon. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

"Mullican, Moon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 April 2024.

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