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  • Feb 2, 1942
    Pop singer/songwriter Graham Nash is born in Blackpool, England. A member of The Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash, he earns a country Grammy nomination in 1995 for CSN's recording of "Teach Your Children" with Suzy Bogguss and Kathy Mattea
    Feb 5, 1942
    NFL quarterback Roger Staubach is born in Cincinnati, Ohio. A member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he's namechecked in the Mark Wills hit "19 Somethin'"
    Feb 7, 1942
    Harmonica player Jimmie Riddle, of Roy Acuff's Smoky Mountain Boys, has a daughter, Susan
    Feb 8, 1942
    Pop songwriter James Hanley dies in Douglaston, New York. Twenty years later, his song "Second Hand Rose" is recast as a country single by Roy Drusky
    Feb 9, 1942
    Singer/songwriter Carole King is born in Brooklyn, New York. Best known for her 1971 album "Tapestry," she writes several songs that become country hits, including "Time Don't Run Out On Me," "I Can't Stay Mad At You" and "Crying In The Rain"
    Feb 12, 1942
    Tex Ritter's western "Bullets For Bandits" opens in theaters
    Feb 15, 1942
    Record producer and engineer Glyn Johns is born in Epsom, England. Noted for his work with The Eagles, The Who, The Steve Miller Band and The Rolling Stones, he also produces Eric Clapton's minor country hit "Lay Down Sally"
    Feb 17, 1942
    Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger are branded among several other performers as Communists by the New York World-Telegram
    Feb 17, 1942
    Ray Whitley, Lee "Lasses" White and fiddler Spade Cooley all appear as "Riding The Wind" debuts in theaters, with songs written by Fred Rose
    Feb 17, 1942
    Roy Rogers, Gabby Hayes, The Sons Of The Pioneers and Spade Cooley are all featured in the debut of the western mining adventure "South Of Santa Fe"

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