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 151-175 of 231 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 92050 10-in. 4/8/1940 I'm going back to Sadie Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92051 10-in. 4/8/1940 Sailing blues Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 92052 10-in. 4/8/1940 Ten pretty girls Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92053 10-in. 4/8/1940 Sorry (I'll say I'm sorry) Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92054 10-in. 4/8/1940 Sparkling blue eyes Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92055 10-in. 4/8/1940 New falling rain blues Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92056 10-in. 4/8/1940 I'll keep thinking of you Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92057 10-in. 4/8/1940 'Neath the purple on the hill Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92067 10-in. 4/10/1940 San Antonio polka Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92068 10-in. 4/10/1940 Dixieland I hear you calling me Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92069 10-in. 4/10/1940 I wonder if true love will find a way Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 92070 10-in. 4/10/1940 Sundown blues Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 93707 10-in. 4/28/1941 Draft board blues Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93708 10-in. 4/28/1941 I'll be faithful Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93709 10-in. 4/28/1941 Jessie's sister Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93710 10-in. 4/28/1941 Let me smile my last smile at you Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93711 10-in. 4/28/1941 Tequilla rag Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93712 10-in. 4/28/1941 Red River Rose Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93713 10-in. 4/28/1941 My time will come someday Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 93714 10-in. 4/28/1941 The sun has gone down on our love Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93717 10-in. 4/29/1941 Why did I Leaford Hall and his Texas Vagabonds instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93722 10-in. 4/29/1941 Don't ever leave me alone Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93723 10-in. 4/29/1941 Honey don't turn me down Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93724 10-in. 4/29/1941 You've got just what it takes Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93725 10-in. 4/29/1941 Red wagon Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 151-175 of 231 records)

Citation

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

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