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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Canadian Country Great Dallas Harms Passes

Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame member Dallas Harms died last weekend […]

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DISClaimer: Brantley Gilbert Brings “Great Country Craftmanship” To “Bad Boy”

There’s an awful lot of pop music being marketed as “country” in today’s listening session. But there are roses among […]

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DISClaimer: Collaborations Abound On Duo Day

It’s Duo Day here at DisClaimer. This week is a bountiful harvest of collaborations […]

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DISClaimer: Irene Kelley Is Tops With “Bluegrass Radio”

This is bluegrass-music week. What’s that you say? You don’t hear much bluegrass in the clubs […]

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DISClaimer: Sister Hazel, Niko Moon Top New Releases

As we continue to slog through the dog days of summer (even though it’s September), country music […]

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DISClaimer: Sarah Potenza, The Marcus King Band Top New Americana Releases

It’s Americana week here in Guitar Town, and there’s non-stop music in nightspots […]

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DISClaimer: Ashley McBryde, Little Big Town, Alex Hall Lead New Releases

Is it just me or is the country industry in the midst of a huge, new-talent drive? There are […]

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Acoustic Music Kingpin Keith Case Passes

Longtime Nashville booking agent and artist manager Keith Case died Tuesday […]

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DISClaimer: Lady Antebellum Offers “Uniform Excellence” On New Song “Pictures”

Everybody is batting a thousand today. Knock-it-out-of-the-park entries by Eric Church, Luke Combs, Cam, […]

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ACM Honors Salute Country Industry At Ryman Gala

All-time ACM awards champion Miranda Lambert was in the spotlight again at the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday […]

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DISClaimer: Kip Moore, Kendell Marvell Come Out On Top

You take a week off, and you return to an “in” box crammed with tunes. These 10 are just a […]

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