Mac Wiseman

Title

Mac Wiseman

Subject

Crimora (Va.)
Families.
Rural conditions
Childhood
Music icons
Music--Performance.
Radio programs.
Radio stations.
Musical performance
Travel.
Music audiences
Music fans.
Bluegrass music.
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Musical groups.
Records.
Sound recordings.
Sound--Recording and reproducing
Music--Economic aspects.
Music business

Description

In this first interview with Mac Wiseman, Wiseman discusses his childhood, early musical influences, and how he began working in the music business. He discusses the many radio stations he worked at, the various shows he played on, and the bands he worked with early in his career including Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks, Flatt and Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys, and Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys before becoming the leader of his own band. He also discusses recording records with each of these bands as well as on his own.

[This is the first part of an interview which continues in interview 2017oh212_ibmm036 which can be accessed at
https://oralhistory.uky.edu/catalog/xt776h4crd38]

Format

video

Identifier

2017oh211_ibmm035

Interviewer

Eddie Stubbs

Interviewee

Mac Wiseman

Interview Keyword

Molly O'Day and the Cumberland Mountain Folks (Artist)
Harrisonburg (Va.)
Monroe, Bill (Artist)
Bill Monroe (Artist)
Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys (Artist)
Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys (Artist)
Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys (Artist)
Education
Flatt and Scruggs (Artist)
Foggy Mountain Boys (Artist)
Flatt and Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys (Artist)
Flatt and Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys (Artist)
Occupations
Employment
Education, Higher
World War, 1939-1945
Baseball teams

Sort Priority

0002

Files

wiseman1_Still032.jpg


Citation

“Mac Wiseman,” Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum, accessed August 25, 2019, https://nunncenter.net/bluegrass/items/show/25.