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Mac Wiseman Biography

Malcolm B. Wiseman better known as Mac Wiseman was an American bluegrass singer who was born on May 23rd, 1925 in Crimora, Virginia and died on 24th February 2019. He went to New Hope Virginia and graduated in 1943.

Wiseman then attended the Shenandoah Conservatory in Dayton, Virginia but he then moved to Winchester, Virginia in 1960. He was a jockey player at WSVA-AM in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Mac started his musical career as an upright bass player for Molly O’Day.

He then became the guitarist for the Foggy Mountain Boys after both Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs left Bill Monroe’s band. Mac then played with Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys and after his performance on Louisiana Hayride, He became famous as a solo artist. He had very successful concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and Carnegie Hall.

Age | How Old Is Mac Wiseman

He was born on May 23rd, 1925 in Crimora, Virginia. He died on February 24 2019.

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Mac Wiseman Family


There is no source indicating whether he is married or not.

Mac Wiseman Children

He has no children.

Death | Mac Wiseman Obituary

He died on February 24 2019.

Mac Wiseman Net Worth

He had an estimated net worth of $ 10 million.

Mac Wiseman Career

His melodic vocation started as an upstanding bass player in the Cumberland Mountain Folks, the band of nation artist Molly O’Day. At the point when Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs left Bill Monroe’s band, Wiseman turned into the guitarist for their new band, the Foggy Mountain Boys.

Later he played with Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys. In 1951, his first performance single, “‘Tis Sweet to Be Remembered”, was discharged. As per Rolling Stone this tune “slung him to solo fame”.

He was a prime supporter of the Country Music Association (CMA) and was its last living fellow benefactor. In 1958, the first CMA board was framed with assistance from Wiseman to spare the prominence of down-home music from shake and roll.

Primary Secretary

He additionally filled in as the primary secretary of CMA. From 1966 to 1970, Wiseman filled in as chief of the WWVA Jamboree. In 1986 he helped to establish the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) which was another persuasive country music body.

Wiseman was alluded to by a circle racer as “The Voice with a Heart”, a title which ended up mainstream among his fans. He was well known for his translations of tunes on Dot Records, for example, “Shackles and Chains”, “I’ll Be All Smiles Tonight”, “Jimmy Brown the Newsboy”, and “Love Letters in the Sand”.

In 2014, he discharged a collection of melodies motivated by his mom’s written by hand note pads of tunes she heard on the radio when Wiseman was a youngster: Songs From My Mother’s Hand. He kicked the bucket in Nashville on February 24, 2019. The reason for death was kidney disappointment.

Wiseman Awards

In 1993 he was drafted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor. Wiseman was a beneficiary of a 2008 National Heritage Fellowship granted by the National Endowment for the Arts, which is the United States’ most noteworthy respect in the people and customary expressions.

In 2014 he was accepted into the Veteran Era classification of the Country Music Hall of Fame, which is given to “a craftsman who accomplished national conspicuousness over 45 years prior”.

Songs | Mac Music


  • Tis Sweet To Be Remembered
  • Beside The Still Waters
  • Great Folk Ballads
  • Sings 12 Great Hits
  • Keep On The Sunny Side
  • Best Loved Gospel Hymns
  • Fireball Mail
  • Bluegrass Favorites
  • At the Toronto Horseshoe Club
  • Sincerely
  • This Is Mac Wiseman
  • A Master At Work
  • Bluegrass
  • Songs Of The Dear Old Days
  • Sings Old Time Country Favorites
  • Mac Wiseman
  • Sings Johnny’s Cash & Charley’s Pride
  • Lester ‘N’ Mac
  • On The Southbound
  • Over The Hills To The Poorhouse
  • Concert Favorites
  • Country Music Memories
  • New Traditions Volume 1
  • New Traditions Volume 2
  • Sings Gordon Lightfoot
  • The Essential Bluegrass Album
  • Songs That Made The Jukebox Play
  • Mac and Chubby Live at Gilley’s
  • The Clayton McMichen Story
  • Live In Concert
  • Grassroots To Bluegrass
  • If Teardrops Were Pennies
  • Mac Wiseman
  • Teenage Hangout
  • Number One Christmas
  • Del Doc & Mac
  • 3 Tenors of Bluegrass
  • Letter Edged in Black
  • Just Because
  • Maple on the Hill
  • Shares Precious Memories
  • First Recorded Live Concert
  • The Lost Album
  • 15 of My Grandma’s Favorites
  • 15 of My Gospel Favorites
  • Standard Songs For Average People
  • Old Likker in a New Jug
  • Waiting for the Boys to Come Home
  • Bluegrass Tradition
  • Songs From My Mother’s Hand
  • I Sang the Songs


  • Sincerely, Mac Wiseman
  • Golden Hits of Mac Wiseman
  • 16 Great Performances
  • The Mac Wiseman Story
  • Golden Classics
  • Bluegrass Gold – Greatest Bluegrass Hits
  • Early Dot Recordings Volume 1
  • Early Dot Recordings Volume 2
  • Bluegrass Special
  • 24 Great Hits
  • Classic Bluegrass
  • Early Dot Recordings Volume 3
  • Rare Singles And Radio Transcriptions
  • 20 Old Time Country Favorites
  • Mac Wiseman Sings The Gospel, Vol. 1
  • Mac Wiseman Sings The Gospel, Vol. 2
  • At the Toronto Horseshoe Club
  • The Most Requested
  • The Heart Of A Legend
  • The Singles
  • Tis Sweet To Be Remembered: Complete Recordings 1951-1964
  • Precious Moments
  • The Best Of Mac Wiseman – Essential Original Masters
  • On Susan’s Floor
  • Bluegrass Hits And Heart Songs

Notable Singles

  • “The Ballad of Davy Crockett”
  • “Jimmy Brown the Newsboy”
  • “Your Best Friend and Me”
  • “Got Leavin’ On Her Mind”
  • “Johnny’s Cash and Charley’s Pride”
  • “Never Going Back Again”
  • “My Blue Heaven” (with Woody Herman)
  • “Scotch and Soda”
  • “Shackles and Chains” (with Osborne Brothers)

Guest Singles

  • “Tomorrow’s World”

Wiseman May I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight Mister

Wiseman YouTube

Folk Singer Wiseman Sings A Sad, Old Song, “Bringing Mary Home.”

Wiseman Tis Sweet To Be Remembered | Osborne Brothers ‘Tis Sweet To Be Remembered

Mac I’ll Be All Smiles Tonight

Wiseman Christmas Memories