There is an easygoing confidence about Michael Red Crow Mulholland with no trace of the swagger, one would expect from a recording artist who has made an impression in both the Music and Film & Television Industry, who has achieved notoriety and performed at innumerable standing-room-only sold out shows. So how did Michael make music and translate them to an unwavering audience? The answer is in his Songs & Scores. Quite simply and quite honestly, Michael defies categorization. He imaginatively reshapes and colors music and poetic landscapes…an uncharted terrain. Diverting as it may seem, Michael does not write music pre-conceptually, it just comes out. He says, “I spent my whole life catching songs the Great Soiry has thrown out to me, creating as a child…even though art was always in my environment, I never did it because I was a musician, I did it because it is in my heart,my mind, body & soul.” Michael’s songs & scores are significant for their content and composition. Michael’s songs reflect the plain-spoken wisdom of his upbringing and through his life experiences. They are an intimate journey of the pains and joys of life as seen through the eyes of a person who has abundantly experienced them both. More than any other single factor… it is the square dealing of the unadorned truth and time-worn tradition that draws listeners to the music of Michael Red Crow Mulholland. There are voices that leave lasting impressions upon the listening ear, and Michael’s is one of them! After all, Michael Red Crow Mulholland is, as he is quick to point out, just a guy who sings.
Making records since he was twelve, touring since sixteen, Michael found himself on the forefront of his career, Los Angeles, California. He has since recorded and performed with such friends as Medicine Wheel (Marc Ferrari), Jeff Watson (Night Ranger), Atomic Tommy McClenden (UFO), Eric Turner & Jerry Dixon (Warrant), SteelHeart, producer Pat Regan (Deep Purple, Kiss, Doro Pesch), Jan Buckingham with sound recordings: Pam Tillis, Whitney Houston, Melissa Manchester, Englebert Humperdink, George Jones, Lee Greenwood, Gary Morris & Crystal Gale, Rebe Jackson, Air Supply etc., Skip Edwards: Keyboards for Dwight Yoakam, and Marty Rifkin, a well respected multi-instrumentalist and producer, who has acclaimed award status for “Best Pedal Steel Player.” Playing pedal steel, guitar, dobro and numerous other instruments, Marty has recorded with such notable artists as Bruce Springsteen (The Ghost of Tom Joad & Bruce Springsteen Tracks), Jewel (Spirit), Tom Petty (Wildflowers), Dwight Yoakam (A Long Way Home & Come On Christmas), Chris Perez (Resurrection), Smokey Robinson and many others. During the summer of 1999, Michael was nominated for several categories in Nashville’s Online Country & Tracker Magazine Country MusicArtist Award Show. A fan voter based award show proving Michael to be one of a kind…Michael, someone who calls his fans friends, set a whole new set of standards showing just how many votes one can receive. A silent voice speaks, “I cannot believe how many votes this guy got!” Michael may just go ahead and run for President! Nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year, Male Rising Star, Album of the Year, & Artist Web Site of the Year, it was truly an honor for Michael to bring home the highest award offered, “Male Vocalist of the Year 1999″, along with “Country Artist Web Site of the Year 1999!” Michael has also performed, written and co-written many songs for Film & Television. “Under Siege II” staring Steven Segal, song “Blue Over You,” recorded by Medicine Wheel, writers: Michael Mulholland, Marc Ferrari & Danny Gill, “Life With Mikey” starring Michael J. Fox, song “Flying Blind,” writers: Michael Mulholland, Marc Ferrari & Tommy Thayer, “Man of the House” staring Chevy Chase & Jonathon Taylor Thomas, song “In Confusion,” writers: Michael Mulholland, Marc Ferrari & Danny Gill, “Vegas Vacation” staring Chevy Chase, song “In Confusion,” writers: Michael Mulholland, Marc Ferrari & Danny Gill, “Guiding Light,” song/video“Walking into Walls,” performed by Medicine Wheel, writers: Michael Mulholland, Marc Ferrari & Danny Gill, just to name a few.