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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“Year Of Lomax” Launched

Nashville journalist and entrepreneur John Lomax III has announced a year-long celebration of his family’s […]

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DisClaimer: Eli Young Band Heads To Never Land, Heidi Raye Lands DisCovery Award

Summer officially started on Wednesday, and country music is ready. Unleashing sounds tailored to the […]

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DisClaimer: Dan Auerbach, Paramore, Angel Snow Shine In Rock Crop This Week

Timing is everything. After last week’s CMA fest, I needed a break from country music. Right on schedule […]

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Funeral Services, Celebration Of Life Set For Songwriter-Producer Norro Wilson

Services for the late Norro Wilson will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Thursday, June 15 […]

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LifeNotes: Songwriter/Producer Norro Wilson Passes

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Norro Wilson died at age 79 on Thursday […]

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DISClaimer: Gary Allan, Maggie Rose Outshine Star-Packed Competition

Looks like it’s all-hands-on-deck for the CMA Fest edition of DisClaimer. The most star-packed […]

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LifeNotes: Country Songwriter Naomi Martin Passes

Nashville songwriting great Naomi Martin died on May 31 at age 89 following a long […]

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DISClaimer: Glen Campbell, Beyond The Sun, Harper Grae Offer Summery New Tracks

There is something kinda breezy and summery about this week’s stack of platters. The numbers by […]

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LifeNotes: Gregg Allman Drew From Nashville Roots To Pioneer The Southern Rock Sound

Gregg Allman, a Nashville native who rose to become a member of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, has died […]

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DISClaimer: “Peerless” Brandy Clark Earns Disc Of The Day With “Three Kids No Husband”

We have a wide variety of sounds this week. Our DisCovery Award winner is Tim Elliott, and he’s as country as grits. […]

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LifeNotes: Former Songwriter Bob Forshee Dies

Musician Bob Forshee passed away peacefully at age 80 on Thursday, May 11, surrounded by his […]

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