|Genres:||Country & Bluegrass Country / Bluegrass Folk|
|Tags:||bluegrass country singer-songwriter mac wiseman|
|Decades:||1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||other databases VIAF wikidata wikipedia|
Malcolm B. Wiseman, 23 May 1925, Crimora, Virginia, USA. Wiseman attended the Conservatory of Music at Dayton, Virginia, and developed a great knowledge of the folk music of his native Shenandoah Valley. He first worked as a disc jockey on WSVA Harrisburg but was soon playing such shows as the Tennessee Barn Dance on WLOX Knoxville, where he also worked with Molly ODay. During the 40s, his talent with bluegrass music saw him play and record with the bands of Bill Monroe and Flatt And Scruggs. He made his first solo recordings for Dot Records in 1951 and from 1957-61, he was the labels A&R man. After recording for Capitol Records, he returned to Dot but in the early 70s, he later recorded with Lester Flatt for RCA Records. Over the years Wiseman has worked on a variety of radio stations, played all the major US country venues and travelled extensively, including several tours to Britain, where he is always a popular artist. A prolific recording...