Editing Mike Pingitore (1888–1952) was a member of Paul Whiteman's Orchestra.He was the elder brother of Eugene Pingitore, also a notable banjo player who moved to Australia. Whiteman discovered him playing tenor banjo and he became part of the rhythm section for Paul Whiteman's band. Pingitore played banjo on Art Mooney's "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover," which was a number one hit on the Billboard pop chart in 1948.
Pingitore was inducted into the Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame in 2005 for his efforts and contributions as a performer.
- Berrett, Joshua (2004). Louis Armstrong & Paul Whiteman: two kings of jaz. Yale University Press. p. 17. ISBN 0-300-10384-0.
- Adams, Greg (September 13, 2014). ""Radio's first filibuster" gave Art Mooney an unlikely hit in 1948". Music Weird. Retrieved September 13, 2014.
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