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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Nashville Stars Entertain At The Republican National Convention

A number of Nashville music stars are performing at this week’s Republican National Convention […]

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Country Music Hall of Fame Member Bonnie Brown Dies At 77

Funeral services were held for Country Music Hall of Fame member Bonnie Brown on Saturday, July 23 at 10 a.m. at the […]

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Nashville’s Moon Taxi Pulls Out Of Voter Registration Show In Ohio

Nashville rock band Moon Taxi has dropped out of a voter registration concert in Cleveland […]

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DISClaimer: Music Veterans, Female Leaders, And A New Label In Town

Today’s stroll through the fields of bluegrass has several scenic views. First, female personalities […]

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DISClaimer: Mickey Guyton, Drake Hayes Band Bring Energy, Attitude

Today, we have a gathering of old friends and promising newcomers. In the former category […]

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DISClaimer: Summer In The Country

Summer is in full swing, and so are Nashville’s country sounds. Tim McGraw and Dylan Scott […]

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LifeNotes: Famed Rock ‘N’ Roll Guitarist Scotty Moore Passes

Scotty Moore, regarded as the founding guitarist of rock ‘n roll, died on Tuesday at age 84. A member of the Rock ‘N Roll Hall of […]

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Ralph Stanley Dies at 89

Grand Ole Opry star Ralph Stanley—whose haunting voice became known to millions on the hugely […]

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Freddy Powers’ Memoir Will Be Published In 2017

The memoir of the late singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Freddy Powers will be published […]

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DISClaimer: Elizabeth Cook, Paul Burch, Derik Hultquist Among Americana’s Top Offerings

There is a whole lot to like in today overview of current Americana recordings. So much so, […]

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LifeNotes: Memphis Horns Star Wayne Jackson Passes

Trumpeter Wayne Jackson, who won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 as one-half of the […]

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