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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Country Singer Billy ThunderKloud Dies

Colorful country entertainer Billy ThunderKloud passed away in Florida on June 5 at age 70. The former […]

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DISClaimer: Craig Campbell’s Sexy, Country “See You Try”

Look who has new music for the thousands of fans who are attending the CMA Music […]

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Confederate Railroad Founding Member Passes

Bass player Wayne Secrest, a mainstay of the hit country band Confederate Railroad, died on […]

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DISClaimer: Country Polishes Its Pop Aspirations

Country polishes its pop aspirations this week. The new singles by Clare Dunn, Sam Hunt, Kalie […]

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Nashville Recording Pioneer Glenn Snoddy Passes

Glenn Snoddy, the founder of Woodland Sound and the dean of Nashville’s recording engineers, […]

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BMI’s Harry Warner Passes

Longtime BMI executive Harry Warner died Wednesday, May 16, at age 83. The Music Row fixture was also […]

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DISClaimer: Americana Music Highlights Blue-Eyed Soul

With its 2018 award-nominations announcement, Americana music is in the news this week. […]

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Veteran Booking Exec Joe Taylor Dies

Longtime country music executive Joe Taylor died on Monday, May 14, at age 85. As the head of […]

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Former CMA Exec Helen Farmer Passes

Longtime Country Music Association executive Helen Farmer has died at age 92. She was the […]

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DISClaimer: The 1980s All Over Again

DISClaimer receives a blast from the past this week. It’s the 1980s all over again as […]

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‘Restoration’ Gets The DISClaimer Treatment

And now for something completely different. Restoration is billed as Nashville’s re-imagining […]

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