Wiseman, Mac

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1925-05-23
Death 1995
Americans

Biographical notes:

Bluegrass musician and music industry executive. Born May 23, 1925. Real name: Malcolm B. Wiseman. Emerged in the late 1940s as a featured singer with Molly O'Day. Original member of Flatt & Scruggs's Foggy Mountain Boys (1948). Member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys (1949). Recorded for Dot Records 1951-1963. Head of the Country Department of Dot Records, 1956-1959. Managed the WWVA Jamboree 1966-1970. Member, International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor.

From the description of Oral history interview with Mac Wiseman; 1972 March 17; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1972 Mar. 17. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841191

From the description of Oral history interview with Mac Wiseman; 1972 March 10; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1972 Mar. 10. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841192

From the description of Oral history interview with Mac Wiseman; 1972 March 8; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1972 Mar. 8. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841193

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Subjects:

  • Bluegrass musicians--Biography
  • Bluegrass musicians--Interviews
  • Country music--History
  • Bluegrass music--History

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Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)