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Warner Mack
Warner Mack
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Warner Mack in 1967
Background information
Warner Hensley McPherson Jr.
Warner Mack
Born (1938-04-05) April 5, 1938 (age 80)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Origin Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States
Genres country, country blues, gospel
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Labels DeccaPageboy Kapp Bridgewood
Website www.warnermack.com

Warner McPherson, known professionally as Warner Mack, is an American country music singer-songwriter. Mack had 23 hits on the country charts from the late 1950s to the early 1980s.

He was born April 5, 1938 in Nashville, Tennessee. On November 29, 1964, Mack was involved in a serious car accident in Princeton, Indiana. Mack continues to suffer pain from the accident and the thirteen surgeries which followed. Mack had eleven Top 10 hits on the country charts including "Is It Wrong (For Loving You)" in 1957 and in 1965 "The Bridge Washed Out".[1] Mack wrote the pop-sounding "Is It Wrong (For Loving You)" when he was only thirteen years old.[2] It climbed to #9 on the country charts in 1958. The song was also a hit for two other artist: Webb Pierce (#11, 1960) and Sonny James (#1, 1974).[3]



Year Album US Country Label
1964 Everybody's Country Favorites Kapp
1965 The Bridge Washed Out 14 Decca
1966 The Country Touch 4
1967 Drifting Apart 21
1968 The Many Country Moods of Warner Mack 21
1969 The Country Beat of Warner Mack 42
I'll Still Be Missing You 30
1970 Love Hungry
1971 You Make Me Feel Like a Man


Year Single Chart Positions Album
US Country US CAN Country
1957 "Is It Wrong (For Loving You)" 9 61 singles only
1958 "Roc-a-Chicka" 74
"Falling in Love"
"Lonesome for You Now"
"First Chance I Get"
1959 "Yes There's a Reason"
1962 "Afraid to Look Back"
1963 "Working Girl" The Bridge Washed Out
1964 "Surely" 34
"I'll Be Alright in the Morning"
"Sittin' in an All Nite Cafe" 4
1965 "The Bridge Washed Out" 1
"Sittin' on a Rock (Cryin' in a Creek)" 3 The Country Touch
1966 "Talkin' to the Wall" 3
"It Takes a Lot of Money" 4 Drifting Apart
1967 "Drifting Apart" 8
"How Long Will It Take" 4 The Many Country Moods of Warner Mack
"I'd Give the World (To Be Back Loving You)" 11
1968 "I'm Gonna Move On" 7 10
"Pray for Your Country" 37 single only
"Don't Wake Me I'm Dreaming" 23 17 The Country Beat of Warner Mack
1969 "Leave My Dream Alone" 6
"I'll Still Be Missing You" 8 I'll Still Be Missing You
1970 "Love Hungry" 19 23 Love Hungry
"Live for the Good Times" 16 24 You Make Me Feel Like a Man
1971 "You Make Me Feel Like a Man" 34
"I Wanna Be Loved Completely" 53 singles only
1972 "Draggin' the River" 45
"Your Warm Love"
"You're Burnin' My House Down" 59
1973 "Some Roads Have No Ending" 54
"After the Lights Go Out"
"Goodbyes Don't Come Easy" 91 74
1975 "Don't Bring the Rain Down On Me"
"Who's Making the Change"
1976 "I've Got a Friend (Just Over the Mountain)"
1977 "Brush Arbor in the White House"
"These Crazy Thoughts (Run Through My Mind)" 87


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 252-253. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Warner Mack Biography". www.warnermack.com. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ The Encyclopedia of Country Music. Oxford University Press. 2004-12-16. ISBN 9780199770557. 

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