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 176-200 of 231 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 93726 10-in. 4/30/1941 What is life lived alone Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93727 10-in. 4/30/1941 Gonna change my business all around Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93728 10-in. 4/30/1941 If I'm wrong, I'm sorry Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93729 10-in. 4/30/1941 Mean hangover blues Buddy Jones instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93736 10-in. 4/30/1941 It's been a long, long time Floyd Tillman instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93737 10-in. 4/30/1941 All because of you Floyd Tillman instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93738 10-in. 4/30/1941 I've learned my lesson now Floyd Tillman instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93739 10-in. 4/30/1941 They took the stars out of heaven Floyd Tillman instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93740 10-in. 4/30/1941 Rio Grande Floyd Tillman instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93741 10-in. 4/30/1941 Why do you treat me this way Floyd Tillman instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93750 10-in. 5/2/1941 I'm knocking at your door again Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93751 10-in. 5/2/1941 What more can I say? Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93752 10-in. 5/2/1941 I told you so Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93753 10-in. 5/2/1941 I hung my head and cried Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93754 10-in. 5/2/1941 I'll be true to the one I love Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93755 10-in. 5/2/1941 Just because of you little girl Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 3362 10-in. 3/23/1944 There's a chill on the hill tonight Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca L 3363 10-in. 3/23/1944 Is it too late now? Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca L 3364 10-in. 3/23/1944 There's a new moon over my shoulder Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca L 3365 10-in. 3/23/1944 Grievin' my heart out for you Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca L 3366 10-in. 3/24/1944 Love, please don't let me down Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca L 3367 10-in. 3/24/1944 No good for nothin' Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca L 3368 10-in. 3/24/1944 I'm hurt too much to cry Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca L 3369 10-in. 3/24/1944 I'm sorry if that's the way you feel Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca L 3370 10-in. 3/24/1944 I'm happy I can ride the open range Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
(Results 176-200 of 231 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mullican, Moon," accessed November 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

Mullican, Moon. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283.

"Mullican, Moon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 November 2020.

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

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