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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DISClaimer: April Kry, Dave McElroy Top Independent Releases

It’s independents’ day. The major country music record labels all seem to be missing in […]

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CMA’s Jo Walker-Meador Passes

Country Music Hall of Fame member Jo Walker-Meador passed away on Tuesday evening (Aug. 15), following a […]

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DISClaimer: Ryan Hurd, Brett Eldredge Enchant With New Music

Variety is the spice of life. This week’s country offerings range from over-produced, slick Nashville items […]

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Hall Of Fame Great Glen Campbell Passes

Superstar Glen Campbell’s ordeal with Alzheimer’s disease has ended. The Country Music Hall of Fame […]

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DisClaimer: Florida Georgia Line’s “Smooth,” Funky New Single

The superstars are in short supply this week. Fortunately, Florida Georgia Line’s new single is so strong […]

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LifeNotes: Music Industry Veteran Tammy Brown Passes

Widely loved music-industry veteran Tammy Brown has passed away following a decade-long battle with cancer […]

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DISClaimer: Michael Ray, Morgan Evans Top New Releases

The guys have it. All of our contenders for this week’s Disc of the Day come from solo male […]

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LifeNotes: Hit Singer-Songwriter Michael Johnson Passes

Nashville singer-songwriter Michael Johnson died at age 72 while in hospice care in Minneapolis on Tuesday […]

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LifeNotes: Multi-Talented Guitarist Billy Joe Walker Jr. Passes

The Nashville music community lost one of its most gifted and diverse contributors with the death of […]

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Lifenotes: Elvis Presley Associate Red West Passes

Robert Gene “Red” West was an actor, a bodyguard, a hit songwriter, a karate instructor, an author, a […]

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DISClaimer: Alex Williams, Shania Twain Offer Autobiographical New Tracks

Sometimes when you explore the landscape of indie releases, you find gems — and then there are […]

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