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: 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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Country Music World Embraced Burt Reynolds

Few of the obituaries for Burt Reynolds noted that the Hollywood icon was also a […]

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DisClaimer: Delta Rae Deserves Country Radio Love

For a welcome change, women ruled this DisClaimer listening session. We have a tie for the DisCovery Award […]

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DISClaimer: Randy Houser Brings “Intensity Of An Inferno” To New Track

It’s a testosterone fest with an all-male lineup today. Fortunately, the boys have brought […]

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Hit Songwriter Ronnie Samoset Passes

Friends and family gathered in Bradenton, Florida, on Sunday (Aug. 26) to celebrate the life […]

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitar Great Ed King Passes

Nashville guitarist Ed King, best known for his membership in Lynyrd Skynyrd, passed away […]

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