Author Archive: Robert K Oermann

Robert K. Oermann is a longtime contributor to MusicRow. He is a respected music critic, author and historian.

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BMI’s Harry Warner Passes

Longtime BMI executive Harry Warner died Wednesday, May 16, at age 83. The Music Row fixture was also […]

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DISClaimer: Americana Music Highlights Blue-Eyed Soul

With its 2018 award-nominations announcement, Americana music is in the news this week. […]

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Veteran Booking Exec Joe Taylor Dies

Longtime country music executive Joe Taylor died on Monday, May 14, at age 85. As the head of […]

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Former CMA Exec Helen Farmer Passes

Longtime Country Music Association executive Helen Farmer has died at age 92. She was the […]

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DISClaimer: The 1980s All Over Again

DISClaimer receives a blast from the past this week. It’s the 1980s all over again as […]

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‘Restoration’ Gets The DISClaimer Treatment

And now for something completely different. Restoration is billed as Nashville’s re-imagining […]

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DISClaimer: Abby Anderson, Devin Dawson, Travis Denning, Muscadine Bloodline Top New Releases

Today belongs to the “young country” crowd. Veterans Montgomery Gentry and Sugarland take […]

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Dierks Bentley Introduces ‘The Mountain’

Dierks Bentley brought The Mountain to Music Row on Wednesday morning, April 25. At what […]

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Old Crow Medicine Show Launches New Album

America’s foremost “new old-time” music band, Old Crow Medicine Show, had plenty to […]

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DISClaimer: Tourmates Gretchen Peters, Kim Richey Top New Americana Tunes

The Americana genre is bringing out some of its most stellar artists for the spring […]

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Billy Edd Wheeler Celebrates Autobiography

The publication of Billy Edd Wheeler’s new book was honored on Tuesday (April 17) with songs, stories and […]

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