Boston’s One-Of-A-Kind Wedding Disc Jockey

Thank you for finding my blog. Things have changed so quickly in the last few years. Records to CD’s, then Mini-Discs, then MP3’s on a portable digital hard drive. I never thought that I would be bringing a computer to play your wedding music, but now, I could not go without my PC-based, “ProDJpc” unit. Since I always strive for high quality in every catagory like “your timeline”, “your songlist”, my audio equipment and my tasteful presentation, I have launched this blog, so you may see comments from other clients of mine.

Blogs are the new scrapbook, so I invite all previous wedding couples of mine to post thier experiences on this site. Even if it has been a while, I would appreciate a few memories. Your can see some of my DJ highlights on Wedding [ CLICK ] … or …my Facebook Page (CLICK).

– I suggest ending your post with: name, wedding date, your venue and your first dance song.
See “add a comment” to the right.

– D.J. Mr. Ed has been a professional D.J. in the Boston area since 1979. For years, clients have had the benefit of D.J. Mr. Ed’s skill and experience to make their events memorable. Whether you’re modern or traditional, D.J. Mr. Ed will customize the music selection for you.
Weddings, Special Events, and more. D.J. Mr. Ed individually plans the formalities of your event with you and coordinates them with your other wedding vendors like the caterer, photographer and venue manager .
– By using this blog, you can navigate your search for DJ Mr Ed’s wedding website, my LinkedIn page, my nationally-published Mobile Beat essay, DJ Mr Ed’s superior audio equipment and helpful songlist. You can email me directly from, just click on the (purple) wedding heading.

-Also, D.J. Mr.Ed has entertained at commitment ceremonies in the past, while planning today, for weddings in the future. , member. Gay friendly wedding music service, not just in Boston. Gay and lesbian weddings used to be called commitment ceremonies, but now, Massachusetts leads our country in this positive direction. National. , Bay Windows, New England’s largest GLBT newspaper. See “Marketplace”, wedding section. Local.

-2009, Music List, search “select music list” on this blog
-2009, Superior Sound Equipment, search “sound system” on this blog
-2006-2011, member of the prestigious, Boston Wedding .
-1979-2009 Experience. For more info click

Medford Boat Club: Teamwork Trivia Part 1+2

August 2009 – Medford Boat Club had a great time with Teamwork Trivia and left time at the end of the night for dancing and partying.
September 2008 – Medford Boat Club enjoyed their September 2008 Teamwork Trivia Night so much, that it will return August 22, 2009. Committee and membership alike participated last year and are planning on another great night.
Medford Boat Club found me at . Ed Mullen

Tewksbury Memorial H. S. Parent Advisory Council : A $6000.00 Trivia Success

The sold-out, Tewksbury Country Club was the scene for the second annual TeamworkTrivia fundraiser for Tewksbury Memorial HS Parent Advisory Council, on April 9th, 2009. The event’s bottom line was about $6000.00.

The lively 330 players enjoyed a “fun night out” with lots of food, drink and trivia competition. Three tables entered the last round tied for first place. 12 tables were within 10 points, at that moment. The first place table and second place table got a substantial cash prize. Twenty raffle winners got an extra gift, too.

Six different Tewksbury schools were represented in the audience by securing entire tables.

It seemed that everyone was looking forward to next year’s 2010 edition! Early notice (contact me) sheets were collected to alert parents when tickets go on sale.

Tewksbury Memorial HS PAC found me at: Ed Mullen

Arlington Catholic’s 16th Annual Quiz Night Raises Over $ 12,500

On March 21st 2009, ACHS held its annual Quiz Night! This much anticipated, sell-out event challenged 50 tables of 10 family & friends in a trivia-style contest.
The winners (some members of the ACHS faculty) went home with a cash prize and bragging rights! The silent auction and raffles helped raise money for the excellent academic programs at AC.

– The $12,500 amount is admission alone. (500 people x $25 per person)
– Much thanks goes to our ACHS faculty member “Quiz Master” Mr. Jack DeLorenzo and DJ Mr. Ed Mullen who both did yet again, an amazing job hosting the event! About 500 people participated in our 16th annual Quiz Night. Players bring their own dinner and snacks and enjoy some fun conversation with friends over drinks to start the evening.
– Every year since 2002, Mr. Ed prepares all the awesome trivia questions for Quiz Night. The event is broken up into multiple rounds of trivia. Mr. Ed also mixes in some exciting “Name That Tune” rounds which get everyone up singing and dancing! Mr. Ed has participated in Quiz Night since 1997.
– The event is Arlington Catholic’s biggest fundraiser. Many thanks go to all who participated, Mr. Ed Mullen, Jack DeLorenzo and all those who supported Quiz Night! Some information provided by Jannelle Iaquinto, Development Coordinator, Arlington Catholic High School
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Brookline Tab: Lincoln PTO Raises $4,000 In Teamwork Trivia Night

Brookline: The Lincoln School PTO hosted its first Teamwork Trivia Night on March 14, and netted $4,000 for the PTO.

– More than 175 people competed in teams in a lively battle of wits. ”Caesar’s Ghost” clinched first prize. “The Rookies” and “Love All” tied for last place, and received trivia books to study for next year’s challenge. Lincoln Principal Jason Raisner and Vice Principal Deb Gallagher were on the Fighting Irish team, which won for Best Dressed and Best Decorated Table. Teachers, neighbors, parents and staff all participated, fostering a camaraderie that continued long after the questions were over.

On-line: Wicked Local Brookline, Posted Apr 03, 2009 {search: Lincoln PTO Trivia Night}
In-Print: Brookline Tab, April 3, 2009
Event: March 14, 2009 at the Lincoln School, Brookline.
More Information:

“Dress Code”, new feature for your table

For Teamwork Trivia Nights:
“Dress Code” is in effect!

Simply, if all your TABLE MEMBERS, dress up “themselves” or their “table” with any kind of costume or decoration. The table begins the game with 10 bonus points – since most games are decided by less than 5 points, this is a big advantage. Of course, this makes the night’s atmosphere more fun, too!
Popular themes like: School colors, Mardi Gras, 4th of July, beach bum – Jimmy Buffett, St.Pat’s, Halloween, etc…
See more fundraising ideas at

Abington High School Boosters Teamwork Trivia Fundraiser Totals $ 7800.00

Thank you to everyone (parents, Abington HS supporters & teachers)who attended and contributed to the first ever Abington “Green Wave” Boosters, TEAMWORK TRIVIA NIGHT on March 28, 2009.

-Green Wave Boosters raised approximately $ 7,800.00

at this event to help fund AHS athletic programs.

Our event sold out, 220 people!

-The winners, “The Graduates”, are comprised of parents of AHS Class of 2009 seniors, who will be graduating this May! This event was a huge success as everyone had a fantastic time…. even the losing team,Team DairyQueen.

-Thanks to the generosity of the 22 table teams (10 people each) in attendance and our 14 wonderful sponsors and the Jeffery Coombs Foundation who sponsored the whole event.

-Thank you to all of the generous businesses and families who donated the numerous raffle, silent and live auction items that really made this event such a financial success.

-Information from Abington Boosters Newsletter {3/29/09} and Kathy Perrone, event chairperson.

-Abington High Scool Boosters found me at

Pine Grove School in Rowley MA Raises $ 4500 In Fundraising Trivia Night

Rowley Public Education Fund (RPEF) held a literacy fundraiser called “Teamwork Trivia with DJ Mr. Ed” at the Rowley VFW on November 8th 2008. It was a big success! Sold out – 180 people!

A whopping $ 4500.00 was raised!

All proceeds from the event will be used to purchase new book sets for the Pine Grove School Guided-Reading Program as well as books for classroom libraries.

We want to thank all of the Pine Grove School parents, teachers and administrators that participated in this fun-filled evening of competition among many, really smart trivia gurus!
D.J. Mr. Ed, did a fabulous job keeping everyone busy “thinking” (and dancing, between rounds) all night! Lots of delicious food was brought in by each team. Many wonderful silent auction items and raffle prizes were donated by local businesses. Extra money was made by local businesses generously sponsoring trivia rounds!

Information gathered from on-line issues of {see: “Literacy Fundraiser A Huge Success” 11/25/08} , also the article promoting the upcoming event {See: “Trivia Night To Benefit School’s Literacy Program”} and Kate Scalley, RPEF President, Rowley MA

-Pine Grove School, Rowley Massachusetts found me at

Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwo’ole : MusicNotes-EdMullen

Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwo’ole : Born May 20, 1959. Died June 26, 1997, at age 38.

Folk music legend: Nick names: “IZ”, Bruddah Iz, “The Gentle Giant”
Family: His wife, Marlene. Daughter, Ceslieanne “Wehi,” age 14 in 1997. His sister, Lydia Kauakahi. His brother, Skippy.

Weight problem: At times, he weighed over 750 pounds which caused his early death due to respiratory problems. He stood 6-foot 2 inches tall.

First Group: Together with his brother, Skippy, Iz forms the “Makaha Sons of Ni‘ihau”. Beginning in 1976, the Makaha Sons record 9 CD’s throughout the 1980’s. His brother, Skippy dies (age 28) in 1982.

Forms His Own Record Label: Jon de Mello, Mountain Apple Records, suggested that “IZ” create his own label, “Big Boy” Records. Releasing CD’s with this new partnership of this Hawaiian-owned business, Iz gains full control of his music choices, production and distribution.

Ka Anoi [1990] Debut solo CD: Although a perennial group winner at the Hawaiian Music Awards (Called the “ HOKU ” Awards) since 1985. Iz wins his first solo honors.

Facing The Future [1993] 2nd CD: Introducing his classic medley,
“Somewhere Over The Rainbow / What A Wonderful World “

E Ala E [1995] 3rd CD: As his career progressed, Iz was known for promoting Hawaiian rights and Hawaiian Independence both through music (whose lyrics often stated the case for independence directly) and through his life. Also, Iz sings with his late brother, Skippy, through studio mixes.

N Dis Life [1996] 4th CD

Billboard magazine [1997]: IZ’ s “N Dis Life” dominates Billboard “World Music” charts throughout 1997.

T V Shows featuring some “Iz” music.
[c.1997] Party Of Five, Wind On The Water, Young Americans, Little Girls In Pretty Boxes, Birds In Paradise, Lani Loa, In God’s Hands.

1997: On June 26, Israel Kamakawiwo’ole Dies.
Born May 20, 1959. Died June 26, 1997, at age 38.

-In and out of the hospital because of weight-related health issues, his body could not function normally. At over 750 pounds, Iz had breathing difficulty often. He died of weight-related respiratory illness on June 26, 1997 at the age of 38. The Hawaii state flag flew at half-mast throughout the day. Iz lay, in state, at the Honolulu’s Capitol Building, where over 10,000 came to pay their respects during the first day of mourning. His coffin was built by 50 close friends and relatives. It was made from wood from each of the Hawaiian Islands. His ashes were later scattered in the Pacific Ocean at Makua Beach.

Iz In Concert [1998] 5th CD: A complete live performance. “Iz In Concert: The Man And His Music”

EToys commercial [c.1998] Iz music featured in a “www.” commercial.

-“Meet Joe Black”, film [1998]
Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins. Soundtrack includes “Somewhere Over The Rainbow /What A Wonderful World” medley.

-“From The Corner Of His Eye” [2000] , Dean Koontz, Iz featured in book,

– TV Guide, December 2 -8 , 2000 issue.

– Washington Post, [c. 2000 ] feature article

-“Finding Forrester”, film [2000] Sean Connery. Soundtrack includes “Somewhere Over The Rainbow / What A Wonderful World” medley.

-Alone In Iz World [2001] 6th CD. Includes “Somewhere Over The Rainbow “.

-“One Door Away From Heaven” [2001], Dean Koontz, Iz featured in book

– AOL : In 2001, America On-Line uses Iz’ s music on its “Welcome Page”.

-“ E R ”, [2002] NBC’s popular prime-time hospital drama.
Episode where Dr. Mark Green dies.
Monumental turning point for the Hawaiian singer and his classic medley becomes part of the American cultural pop landscape. At this point, the medley becomes one of the most requested wedding songs of the present generation. Disc Jockey Mr. Ed Mullen.

– People Magazine [2002] After “ER” episode

– Parade Magazine [2002] After “ER” episode

In 2002, “Facing The Future” CD [released in 1993] becomes first ever RIAA “Gold” record from Hawaii artist. That is 500,000 units sold. First ever “Hawaiian-owned” record company to produce a “Gold” CD . It won over a dozen career “HOKU” Awards.

– DVD: Hawaii tour [2002] “Island Music, Island Hearts” . Hawaiian islands tour with “I Z”

– DVD: Bio [2004] “I Z, The Man Behind The Music” “IZ” biography

– “IZ” music in these films, but not on their soundtracks.
“50 First Dates”, [2004] Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler.
“Three Kings” [1999] George Clooney.
“Made” [2001] Vince Vaughan, Jon Favreau.

Compiled by D.J. Mr. Ed Mullen, CD liner notes, info.
Posted April 2009. November 2009 comment by JON DE MELLO, Israel’s record
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” Mahalo Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwo’ole !”