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: Blake Shelton Tops New Tracks With “Tequila Sheila” Remake

This is evidently a week for song craftsmanship. There are a number of releases here that […]

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Gospel Executive John T. Benson III Dies

Visitation and services for Gospel Music Hall of Fame member John T. Benson III will be […]

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DISClaimer: Walker McGuire, Mitchell Tenpenny, William Michael Morgan Are Three Stars On The Rise

This week’s country edition of DisClaimer belongs to the up-and-comers. Our three top tunes […]

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Country Great Freddie Hart Passes

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Freddie Hart passed away in Burbank, California, on […]

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“Swamp Fox” Tony Joe White Passes

Internationally known Nashville singer-songwriter Tony Joe White has died at age 75. Equally known […]

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DISClaimer: Willie Nelson, Delta Rae, Billy Ray Cyrus Edge Political On New Tracks

This week’s stack of country tunes features a trio of political statements. Willie Nelson […]

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DISClaimer: Pistol Annies, Ruston Kelly Lead A Country Roots Rebellion

If you are a sick of contemporary “country” as I am, you will welcome today’s slate of artists […]

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DISClaimer: Brothers Osborne, Lauren Jenkins Offer Top Tracks

It’s Star Time here at DISClaimer. Sorry, indies, but the major labels and established names rule […]

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DisClaimer: Carrie Underwood, Adam Hambrick Lead With Soaring, Sensitive New Tracks

It’s a Capitol Nashville day here at “DisClaimer.” The label has both the Disc of the Day with […]

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DISClaimer: Malcolm Holcombe Leads Gifted Americana Sounds

It’s Americana week in Music City, and the listening is groovy. The spectacularly gifted Malcolm […]

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Americana Gala Honors Tried And True

The 2018 Americana Music Honors & Awards celebration at the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday […]

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