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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Hit Songwriter Floyd Parton Passes

On Monday (Dec. 10), his family held a private memorial service in East Tennessee for singer-songwriter […]

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Top Producer/Publisher Kelso Herston Dies

Multi-talented Music Row great Kelso Herston died on Tuesday (Dec. 4) at age 87. He was […]

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DISClaimer: Karen Waldrup, Lori McKenna Lead A Banquet Of Ballads

It’s a banquet of ballads today at DisClaimer. Rita Wilson, Brett Young, Josh Gracin and […]

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SOURCE Honoree Sherytha Scaife Passes

Sherytha Scaife, whose long career in Music City incorporated song publishing, museum management […]

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Clarence “Casey” Anderson Dies At 92

Services will be held this morning for Clarence Selmer “Casey” Anderson. The widely loved music […]

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DISClaimer: Robbie Fulks, Linda Gail Lewis, Adam Hood Top Americana Tracks

We are way overdue for an Americana overview. Today’s listening stack includes a number […]

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Warner Exec, Hit Songwriter Eddie Reeves Passes

Longtime Warner Bros. Records Nashville executive Eddie Reeves died on Sunday, Nov. 18, in Texas. Reeves […]

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Services Set For CCM Star Kenny Marks

A Celebration of Life service for singer-songwriter Kenny Marks is scheduled for Saturday […]

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DISClaimer: Charlie Daniels, Beau Weevils Top New Tracks

Heritage artists made up half of this listening session, and they provided many of its highlights. […]

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DISClaimer: Blake Shelton Tops New Tracks With “Tequila Sheila” Remake

This is evidently a week for song craftsmanship. There are a number of releases here that […]

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Gospel Executive John T. Benson III Dies

Visitation and services for Gospel Music Hall of Fame member John T. Benson III will be […]

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