BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

DEAD: Mac Wiseman (aged 94)
American musician

Malcolm B. Wiseman (May 23, 1925 – February 23, 2019), known professionally as Mac Wiseman, was an American bluegrass singer.

His musical career began as upright bass player in the band of country singer Molly O’Day. When Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs left Bill Monroe’s band, Wiseman became the guitarist for their new band, the Foggy Mountain Boys. Later he played with Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys. After a performance on Louisiana Hayride he became popular as solo artist. In the 1950s, he was the star of The Old Dominion Barn Dance on WRVA in Richmond, Va.

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