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: Americana Take Us In Many Directions This Week

Enduringly great Robert Earl Keen is on a bluegrass trip. Songwriters Richard Fagan and Jack Tempchin […]

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Johnny Slate Dies at Age 77

John Thomas Slate had a multifaceted music career in Nashville, making his mark as a song […]

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Songwriting Great Wayne Carson Passes

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Wayne Carson passed away on the morning of July 20, following […]

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Family’s Champion Patsy Stoneman Dies At 90

Singer, bandleader and tireless proponent of her family’s musical legacy, Patsy Stoneman […]

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Southern Music Great Buddy Buie Remembered

A memorial service yesterday (July 22) in Eufala, Alabama remembered the contributions of Southern-music mainstay Buddy Buie […]

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DisClaimer: Review-Column ‘Virgins’ Vie For DisCovery Award

Every dog has his day, and the meek shall inherit the earth. Today we have six DisClaimer […]

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DisClaimer: Veterans and Youngsters Duke It Out

The veterans and the youngsters duked it out today. The kids with winning sounds included […]

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DisClaimer: Sammy Kershaw Wins Disc of the Day

Returning veterans and promising newcomers are this week’s musical recipe here at DisClaimer […]

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Guitarist Jack Eubanks Passes

One of Nashville’s most successful session guitarists, Jack Eubanks, died on Wednesday, July 1 at age […]

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DisClaimer: Innovative Sounds From Keith Urban, 2 Steps Back

If there’s anybody out there reading this and not already on vacation, I have plenty of good music to offer today […]

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Song Great Red Lane Passes

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Red Lane has passed away at age 76. Lane died Wed. […]

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