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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LifeNotes: Nashville Nightclub Owner Rick Martin Passes

Rick Martin, one of the great personalities of the Nashville nightclub scene, passed away on […]

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DISClaimer: Female Voices Make A Strong Showing in 2015

This past one was terrible for women in country music, so I am pleased to report that in the […]

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Session Great Henry Strzelecki Passes

One of the greatest session musicians in Nashville recording history has passed away […]

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Industry Mourns Jimmy Dickens

The public is invited to celebrate the life of the late, legendary Jimmy Dickens at both his […]

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LifeNotes: Songwriter/Producer Ed Penney Dies

Veteran Nashville songwriter and producer Ed Penney died peacefully at home on Dec. 29 at age 89. […]

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Nashville-Related Music Obituaries – 2014

As the year draws to a close, we pause to remember the folks we lost in 2014. The senior citizen […]

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Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Larry Henley Passes

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Larry Henley has died at age 77 […]

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DISClaimer: Christmas Tidings

Here’s our “DISClaimer” column rounding up some of the rest of Nashville’s holiday musical […]

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Visitation Today For Late Nashville Vocal Legend Millie Kirkham

The ethereal soprano vocal backing Elvis Presley on the classic “Blue Christmas” […]

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DISClaimer: A Santa Sack Full of Seasonal Sounds

As usual, Nashville artists have a Santa sack full of seasonal music for your […]

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LifeNotes: Bob Montgomery

Bob Montgomery, one of the key figures in Nashville’s evolution into Music City USA, has died [..]

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