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Died On This Date (August 3, 2008) Paul “Moon” Mullins / Bluegrass Fiddler & Radio Personality

Posted by themusicsover on August 3, 2010

Paul “Moon” Mullins
September 24, 1936 – August 3, 2008

Paul “Moon” Mullins was a fiddle player and disc jockey who entertained bluegrass fans through his radio programs in Kentucky and Ohio.  Mullins learned to play the fiddle while in the army from 1955 to 1958.  When he returned home, he joined Ralph Stanley’s Clinch Mountain Boys, playing fiddle.  Several years later, he became the announcer for Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Festival.  In 2007, Mullins was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.  He passed away in a nursing facility on August 3, 2008 at the age of 71.



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