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Bobby Mackey

Robert Randall "Bobby" Mackey (born March 25, 1948) is a traditional country music singer whose career has spanned 40 years.[2] His musical style can be described by his loyalty to Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Buck Owens, Conway Twitty and Johnny Paycheck, and is the foundation for his musical success.

Bobby Mackey
Born (1948-03-25) March 25, 1948 (age 70)[1]
OriginConcord, Kentucky, U.S.
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1972-present
LabelsShaunita Records
WebsiteOfficial Site

Mackey opened Bobby Mackey's Music World in September 1978 in Wilder, KY along the Licking River,[3] next to the same railroad track that he worked in his youth. The nightclub's slogan "Come for the ghosts, stay for the music" became a popular quote as the club's popularity began to rise. Bobby Mackey's has been featured on network television shows such as Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures, Most Terrifying Places in America, My Ghost Story, and A Haunting. USA Today quotes Zak Bagans of Ghost Adventures[4] as saying Bobby Mackey's is "one of the 10 most haunted places in America."


Year Single Chart Positions
US Country CAN Country
1982 "Pepsi Man" 57 26


  1. ^ "Bobby Mackey Website". Bobby Mackey. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Bobby Mackey's Music World".
  3. ^ Larry Nager (December 2007). Haunted Honky-tonk — Bobby Mackey and the spirits of real country. Cincinnati Magazine. Retrieved 2011-10-22.
  4. ^ "Bobby Mackey's Haunted History". Travel Channel. Retrieved 6 October 2011.

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