Interview with Mac Wiseman, July 11, 2006

Project: Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

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.

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2017oh211_ibmm035

Interviewee Name

Mac Wiseman

Interviewer Name

Eddie Stubbs

Interview Date

2006-07-11

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Wiseman, Mac Interview by Eddie Stubbs. 11 Jul. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wiseman, M. (2006, July 11). Interview by E. Stubbs. Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wiseman, Mac, interview by Eddie Stubbs. July 11, 2006, Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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