Tom Mullian and Friends

Tom Mullian and Friends

 Prospect Park, Pennsylvania, USA

Tom performs solo or with band members. His music features well-crafted, spirited songs, blending styles of country, blues, folk, rock with a hint of celtic. His lyrics are literate and savvy. His narratives explore and relfect back upon the genre. These songs are the music of the lived life.


Tom is a singer/songwriter and has been performing for 42 years. He was born and raised in Lansdowne and currently resides in Media. He graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1970. He studied music and art history at Delaware County Community College and went on to study English Literature and writing at West Chester.

He began playing the guitar in 1964, inspired by the music and social movements of the times. He performs solo and with various friends in musical combinations. Tom sings, plays the Martin D1 guitar, Regal Steel Guitar, the classical guitar, mandolin, gourdalin, gourd guitar, banjo, and Fender Stratocaster. His repertoire includes original songs, country, folk, rock, traditional, blues, and music of social conscience.

Tom has played in many clubs and at WXPN's World Café Live. He has performed at innumerable rallies, festivals, and fundraisers. For the past two years, he has been a featured performer in Media’s Americana Roots Festival and Blues Stroll. He has also played at numerous open mics, monthly sharings, and Quaker schools and meetinghouses. His music has been broadcast on NPR and KYW; and the Independent Media. The Philadelphia Inquirer has printed a number of pictures of him. The Daily Times featured him in the Weekend Section in May 2006 just as The News of Delaware County ran a two-page interview about his appearance at the 4th Annual Delaware County Peace Festival and new CD release.

In late 2005, he wrote and recorded an eclectic EP of instrumental music entitled HARVEST DANCE.In May 2006, he released an album of original songs called SIX STRINGS AGAINST THE WAR.

Tom's most recent release is Hell or High Water. While the other CDs have been solo performances, the new album features a full band sound. Tom's lead vocals are arranged with tight harmonies. Instruments include his trademark martin acoustic backed with bass, electric guitar, drums, percussion, fiddle, piano and hammond organ.


Hell or High Water - released 12/4/10
Peace on Your Way - released 10/09
Six Strings Against the War - released 2005
Harvest Dance - released 11/04

Set List

Mama Says
Cook Up Something Good
We was just Boys
Moses Creek
We are Diamonds, We are Gold
America, America
Los Caballos
Walk through Walls
Whiskey Row
Goodybye Rodeo
Hello, New Mexico