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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Muscle Shoals Music Producer Rick Hall Dies

With the death of Rick Hall, the music world has lost one of its most successful entrepreneurs, […]

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Cash, Dolly, Garth Among Hit-And-Miss Music Books

Recent months have seen a flurry of books addressing Nashville music, from Nashville music writers and […]

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Services Set For Recording Session Great Mike Leech

A memorial service for Mike Leech will be held on Jan. 20: The Musicians Hall of Fame member […]

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Bluegrass Great Curly Seckler Passes

On New Year’s Day, funeral services were held for Curly Seckler and he was buried in Goodlettsville – […]

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Nashville-Related Music Obituaries – 2017

As the year draws to a close, we reflect on the staggering number of folks in our music […]

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DISClaimer: Indie Acts Bring Holiday Offerings

As we bid adieu to 2017, the indie country acts are bringing up the rear with […]

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International Troubadour Richard Dobson Passes

Veteran singer-songwriter Richard Dobson has died at age 75 in Switzerland. Dobson was among the Texas […]

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DISClaimer: TobyMac, Hannah Kerr Release Top Christmas Offerings

Nashville has always taken the lead when it comes to holiday music. The city’s artists […]

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ANALOG Bows As Nashville’s Newest Nightspot

Over this past weekend, the Hutton Hotel on West End Avenue offered a Grand Opening party for […]

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Country Guitar Great Leon Rhodes Passes

Influential, versatile and well-travelled country-music sideman Leon Rhodes has died at age 85. Best […]

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DISClaimer: Chris Stapleton, Cale Dodds Offer Superb Vocals

Veterans, shooting stars and newcomers are the ingredients in this week’s country-music recipe. […]

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