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: Little Big Town Offers “A Song For The Ages”

What is country music? That is the question posed by the entries in today’s […]

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Sheryl Crow, Johnny Cash Create Landmark Duet

One of the standout vocal collaborations in Nashville music history was introduced Wednesday […]

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DISClaimer: An Americana Blend From Richard Dobson, Yola, The Cactus Blossoms

Today’s Americana survey covers quite a bit of sonic ground — bluegrass, pop, soul, rockabilly […]

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DISClaimer: Jordan Davis Sings It Loud And Clear

All stars, no waiting. With Blake, Strait, Kane, Luke and Thomas Rhett all in the mix, […]

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DISClaimer: Jake Owen “Sounds Better Than Ever,” Dee White’s Intriguing New Track

In this column of gender parity in country, the choices are clear. Jake Owen continues his […]

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DISClaimer: Hailey Whitters’ “Ten Year Town” Offers Eloquence And Truth

In a genre infamous for its treatment of female artists, country music’s women command center stage […]

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DISClaimer: The Black Keys, Republican Hair, Blank Range Offer Top Blues, Punk Bangers

The city’s pop-rock community continues to flex its muscles as we wind up the first quarter of 2019 […]

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DISClaimer: Tucker Beathard, The Vegabonds Issue Career-Making Music

It’s an alpha-and-omega kinda day here at DisClaimer. We have everything from bona fide Country […]

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DISClaimer: Newcomer Hits From Logan Brill, Abby Anderson, Jimmie Allen, Morgan Wallen, Zac Clifton

Today’s listening session belongs to country’s up-and-comers. Despite the presence of proven […]

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Nashville R&B Singer Jackie Shane Dead At 78

Jackie Shane, whose reissued soul sounds of the 1960s were nominated for a 2018 Grammy Award, passed […]

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Hall Of Fame Great Mac Wiseman Passes

Mac Wiseman, a member of both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Bluegrass Hall of Fame, […]

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