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 126-150 of 231 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72485 10-in. 11/6/1944 If it's wrong to love you-1 Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 72486 10-in. 11/6/1944 Born to be blue Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 72487 10-in. 11/6/1944 Baby won't you tell me what you .. Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 72488 10-in. 11/6/1944 Snowflakes Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 72489 10-in. 11/6/1944 That's what I like 'bout the south Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 72490 10-in. 11/6/1944 You took everything Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 72491 10-in. 11/6/1944 My pretty blonde Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 72492 10-in. 11/6/1944 You always hurt the one you love Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 72495 10-in. 11/7/1944 I'll tell not to cry-1 Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92010 10-in. 4/4/1940 Pipe liner's blues Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92011 10-in. 4/4/1940 Rackin' it back Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92012 10-in. 4/4/1940 When you're gone-1 Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, piano, speaker  
Decca 92013 10-in. 4/4/1940 My Dixieland girl Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92014 10-in. 4/5/1940 Take me back again Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92015 10-in. 4/5/1940 You don't love me, but I'll always love you Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92016 10-in. 4/5/1940 I'm headin' for that ranch Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92017 10-in. 4/5/1940 Over the trail Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92042 10-in. 4/7/1940 Mean old sixty five blues Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92043 10-in. 4/7/1940 I'll come back dear Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92044 10-in. 4/7/1940 Goin' back to Louisiana Lou Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92045 10-in. 4/7/1940 Taxicab driver's blues Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92046 10-in. 4/7/1940 Waiting for a train Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92047 10-in. 4/7/1940 Dear old sunny South by the sea Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92048 10-in. 4/7/1940 I won't miss you when yoa go away Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92049 10-in. 4/8/1940 Any old time Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 126-150 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.

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

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