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: Lockeland, Ashley McBryde Lead New Music Offerings

Today’s edition of DisClaimer belongs to country music’s up-and-comers. Travis Denning turns up with […]

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Hall Of Fame Guitarist Harold Bradley Passes

Country Music Hall of Fame member Harold Bradley has passed away at age 93. A veteran session […]

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Memorial Set For Shotgun Red Creator Steve Hall

A celebration of the life of country musician and puppeteer Steve Hall is scheduled for Saturday, […]

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CCM Star Sarah Gaines Dead At 59

Dove Award-winning gospel singer Sarah Gaines, 59, died on Jan. 17, following a struggle […]

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DISClaimer: Lennon Stella Graduates To Pop Princess On “Feelings”

Music City is rocking into the New Year. In addition to established favorites like Bill Lloyd, […]

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Singer-Songwriter Maxine Brown Of The Browns Dies

Country Music Hall of Fame member Maxine Brown died at age 87 on Monday (Jan. 21). As a member of […]

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DISClaimer: Eric Church, Tim McGraw, Nathan Stanley With Patty Loveless, Mitchell Tenpenny Lead New Offerings

Country music is alive and well. Patty Loveless returns as the duet partner of Ralph Stanley’s […]

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Singer Shirley Foley Boone Passes

Former Nashville vocalist Shirley Foley Boone died on Jan. 11 at age 84. She is usually recalled as […]

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Country-Pop Star Bonnie Guitar Dies At 95

West Coast country personality Bonnie Guitar passed away on Sunday, Jan. 13, at age 95 […]

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Dr. Hook’s Ray Sawyer Passes

Former Nashville pop star Ray Sawyer died in Florida on New Year’s Eve […]

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Honky-Tonk Great Whitey Shafer Passes

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Whitey Shafer died on Saturday, Jan. 12, at age 84 following […]

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