The great Mac Wiseman died yesterday. His voice was a part of my life for as long as I can remember. In the 1950's, Don Ramsey's radio show in the Soo was on all the time in our little house on Pumpkin Point Road in Laird Township near Bar River, Ontario and Jimmy Brown the Newsboy was my favourite song at that time.
Years later, I played banjo for Mac on one of his Canadian tours. Whiskey Jack even recorded a radio special with Mac on David Essig's show on the CBC. I have that recording somewhere. On…Read more