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Robert K. Oermann is a longtime contributor to MusicRow. He is a respected music critic, author and historian.

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Garth And Miranda Make History At CMA “Unity” Show

The ABC-TV network telecast of the 51st Annual CMA Awards conveyed a theme of love, unity […]

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“Everlasting Love” Singer Dies In Music City

Nashville soul singer Robert Knight has passed away at age 72. In 1967, he recorded the […]

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Bakersfield Country Pioneer Billy Mize Dies

Billy Mize, a key figure on the California country scene of the 1950s and 1960s, has died at age […]

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DISClaimer: The Tried And The True

Country music charges into the fall season, still pretty much sticking to the […]

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DISClaimer: Shenandoah Makes A Comeback, Ashley McBryde Makes Classic Country Debut

A couple of comebacks and a whole lot of debuts characterize this edition […]

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DISClaimer: Hunter Hayes & The Shadowboxers Team For “Charming” New Track

Fall is in the air, and that means get ready for a flood of new releases […]

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DISClaimer: Maren Morris, Travis Meadows Rise Above With New Singles

This is a week of thoughtful ballads. Kellie Pickler, Delta Rae, Taylor Hicks and Maren Morris […]

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DISClaimer: Montgomery Gentry Wins Disc of the Day

Outstanding submissions from Montgomery Gentry, Russell Dickerson […]

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Former Judds Manager Ken Stilts Dies

Ken Stilts, a prominent country-music artist manager and record-label executive of the 1980s […]

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DISClaimer: Newcomers Dylan Scott, Patrick Thomas Seize The Day

We say hello to a lot of old friends this week, yet it’s the newcomers who seize the day. Teea Goans, Mac McAnally, […]

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DISClaimer: The Week In Americana

It’s Americana Music week here in Music City, and this edition of DisClaimer celebrates that […]

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