Tag: Mac Wiseman

New Mac Wiseman album slated for September

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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At 89, most artists would ride off into retirement, especially following the announcement of being inducted into a second hall of fame. However, Mac Wiseman is no ordinary artist. A long-time member of the Bluegrass Hall of Honor and scheduled to be inducted into the […]

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On This Day #29

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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On This Day ……….. On May 23, 1925 Mac Wiseman was born in the hamlet of Crimora in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia Malcolm B Wiseman, nicknamed The Voice with a Heart, was one of four children. The family wasn’t particularly musical; only his mother […]

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Mac Wiseman remembers 70 years in music

| May 1, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Last week the Country Music Association announced that Mac Wiseman will be inducted into the 2014 class of their Country Music Hall of Fame. It’s a long overdue recognition for a man that helped found the organization in 1958, and served on it’s board during the […]

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Mac Wiseman to the Country Music HOF

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Country Music Association in Nashville has today announced their 2014 class to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. One of the recipients is the bluegrass legend, Mac Wiseman, who will be inducted this year along with Hank Cochran and Ronnie Milsap. […]

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Simply Bluegrass premieres March 7

| March 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Gabriel Communications will debut its latest set of Country’s Family Reunion programs, Simply Bluegrass, this week on RFD-TV. Produced by Larry Black, host of Larry’s Country Diner, it follows his familiar Reunion concept: gather up a room full of top artists for hours of music […]

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Rebel Records announces new Gospel Compilation

| September 11, 2013 | 3 Comments
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Rebel Records has announced the October 22nd release of a new Gospel compilation album, Memories of That Old Country Church (REB-CD-8008). Gospel and sacred music has been an integral part of bluegrass music’s repertoire for as long as the music has been played and as new […]

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Ronnie McCoury Remembers Cowboy Jack Clement

| August 30, 2013 | 2 Comments
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A few weeks ago, the music world mourned the passing of Nashville legend, Cowboy Jack Clement. A record producer, songwriter, performer, and more, Cowboy Jack will be posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this Fall. Ronnie McCoury passed along these memories of […]

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Cowboy Jack Clement passes at 82

| August 9, 2013 | 3 Comments
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One of the most influential men in the history of American music has passed away. Primarily known for his work in country music, Cowboy Jack Clement’s influence runs the gamut including country, rock and roll, folk, bluegrass, and more. A true renaissance man, “Cowboy” (as […]

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The Essentials for a Perfect Bluegrass Summer

| June 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Well, summer is here, although bluegrass fans know summer starts when you attend your first outdoor bluegrass festival of the season. (You know I’m right!) According to Mother Nature though, today is officially the first day of summer. Unless you’re a snowbird who thumbs his […]

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Free stream of April Verch’s Bright Like Gold

| May 9, 2013 | 8 Comments
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Thanks to April Verch for offering Bluegrass Today readers a chance to listen to her new album, Bright Like Gold, for a limited time here on the site. All 17 tracks can be streamed in the player below. The record, released on April 1, features […]

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