Boatwhistle McIntyre came to Cincinnati from Baltimore with Earl Taylor and his Stoney Mountain Boys. He played bass and did comedy with Taylor’s bands for thirty-five years. He was with Earl when the Stoney Mountain Boys became the first bluegrass outfit to play Carnegie Hall in 1959. Wearing baggy pants, a sailor hat, and a big bow tie when he did his act, he was one of the last of the old-time bluegrass comedians. He recorded one single on Vetco, in1969.

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