MusicRow’s own Robert K. Oermann was among the honorees at the Oct. 6 R.O.P.E. Awards (Reunion of Professional Entertainers). Rhonda Vincent headlined the evening at the Shriner’s Temple in Nashville.
Oermann is a respected music historian, journalist/critic, longtime MusicRow columnist, and a feature writer for many outlets. He is author of eight books and annotator of 100-plus reissue albums. He is also a writer/producer of specials and documentaries for major network television.
Other R.O.P.E. winners include:
Pioneer Award—Bayron “Bink” Binkley
Mac Wiseman Nightingale Awards—Ruth Grammar and Doug Leatherwood