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  • Jan 16, 1990
    Warner Bros. Records releases Highway 101's "Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart," written by Roger Miller and Justin Tubb
    Jan 17, 1990
    The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Bobby Darin, Simon & Garfunkel, songwriters Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland, and trumpet player Louis Armstrong, a one-time Jimmie Rodgers collaborator
    Jan 17, 1990
    The Hollywood RockWalk inducts Henry Steinway, whose name is synonymous with the Steinway piano, along with rock-and-roller Little Richard, whose "Lucille" became a country hit for Waylon Jennings
    Jan 17, 1990
    Randy Travis picks up a platinum album from the RIAA for "No Holdin' Back"
    Jan 18, 1990
    Bette Midler's "Beaches" soundtrack earns a double-platinum album from the RIAA. It includes her re-make of the country hit "Wind Beneath My Wings"
    Jan 19, 1990
    Reba McEntire's first movie, the sci-fi picture "Tremors," debuts, with Kevin Bacon in the leading role
    Jan 20, 1990
    Hartley Peavey, who originated the Peavey amplifier, is inducted in the Hollywood RockWalk on Sunset Boulevard
    Jan 20, 1990
    Popcorn entrepreneur Orville Redenbacher co-hosts "Hee Haw." Musical snacks for the night are provided by Charley Pride and Daniele Alexander
    Jan 20, 1990
    Clint Black takes up residence at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart for the first of three straight weeks with "Nobody's Home"
    Jan 20, 1990
    Tompall & The Glaser Brothers perform together one last time in tribute to Hank Snow as he celebrates his 40th anniversarity with the Grand Ole Opry

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