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: Blue Sky Riders Rise Above

I am in love. Blue Sky Riders have eased the pain of slogging through years […]

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DisClaimer: Baby Acts Look Promising

The narrative this week belongs to the baby acts. I can’t remember any prior listening session […]

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DisClaimer: The Stars Are Twinkling This Week

With fine new music from Darius, Kris, Kip and Eric […]

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (1/23/13)

What a bunch of crap. There was precious little pleasant listening during this session, since nearly half the discs were […]

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DISClaimer: Blake Shelton Is At The Top Of His Game

I’d be a fool not to honor Blake Shelton with a Disc of the Day award […]

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DISClaimer: The blue grass grows all around

Disc of the Day goes to Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, and Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers win the DisCovery Award […]

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DISClaimer: It’s a day of dueling divas

Both LeAnn Rimes and Miranda Lambert have terrific new singles […]

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Country Instrumental Great Mike Auldridge Passes

Dobro master Mike Auldridge, famed for his work in The Seldom Scene and […]

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Journalist, Author Martha Hume Passes

Noted music journalist and author Martha Hume has died […]

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DISClaimer: CCM Leads Holiday Season

Despite some Country star power, it’s the CCM artists who had the goods this holiday-music review session […]

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Nashville-Related Music Obituaries 2012

As the year closes, we pause to reflect on the music colleagues we have lost […]

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