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 201-225 of 232 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 3370 10-in. 3/24/1944 I'm happy I can ride the open range Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca L 3371 10-in. 3/24/1944 Time alone will tell Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, piano, accordion, vocalist  
Decca NA 10247 4/29/1958 You don't have to be a baby to cry Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10248 4/29/1958 I'll sail my ship alone Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10249 4/29/1958 Anything that's part of you Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10250 4/29/1958 Early morning blues Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10254 4/30/1958 I was sorta wonderin' Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10255 4/30/1958 Every which-a-way Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10256 4/30/1958 Sweeter than the flowers Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10257 4/30/1958 The leaves mustn't fall Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10258 5/1/1958 Moon's rock Farris Coursey ; Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10259 5/1/1958 I'm waiting for ships that never come Farris Coursey ; Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10260 5/1/1958 Pipeliner blues Farris Coursey ; Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10261 5/1/1958 I don't know why (I just do) Farris Coursey ; Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10262 5/5/1958 Jenny Lee Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10263 5/5/1958 My love Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10264 5/5/1958 Sweet rockin' music Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10265 5/5/1958 That's me Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10717 5/21/1959 Cush cush Ky-Kay Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10718 5/21/1959 The writin' on the wall Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10719 5/21/1959 The wedding of the bugs Moon Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10883 10/13/1959 Nobody knows my pillow Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 10884 10/13/1959 My baby's gone Aubrey "Moon" Mullican instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca NA 13950 2/28/1966 Under your spell again The Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 13951 2/28/1966 They'll never take her love from me The Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 201-225 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107283

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