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  • Feb 1, 1980
    Dolly Parton sings "Here You Come Again" and "Two Doors Down" on NBC's "The Midnight Special," hosted by The Captain & Tennille. Olivia Newton-John performs "Have You Never Been Mellow," Crystal Gayle delivers "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue," and Willie Nelson does "Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain"
    Feb 1, 1980
    The John Denver & The Muppets album "A Christmas Together" is certified gold and platinum by the RIAA
    Feb 1, 1980
    The Eagles' pop hit "Heartache Tonight" is certified gold by the RIAA, while the album it came from, "The Long Run," goes gold and platinum. The song goes on to become a country hit for Conway Twitty in 1983
    Feb 2, 1980
    The Oak Ridge Boys perform "Leaving Louisiana In The Broad Daylight" and "Dream On" during the week's episode of "Hee Haw." Charly McClain also guests, singing "You're A Part Of Me" and "When A Love Ain't Right"
    Feb 3, 1980
    Mel Tillis, Marty Robbins, Dean Martin and Rex Allen Jr. play a fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan in Los Angeles. Tickets are priced at a slim $7.50 apiece
    Feb 4, 1980
    Warner/Curb releases The Bellamy Brothers album "You Can Get Crazy"
    Feb 4, 1980
    Johnny Cash offers a show of support for Texas billionaire Ross Perot, attending Perot's press conference at the Nashville Airport. Perot is on a campaign to have American prisoners of war released by North Vietnam
    Feb 5, 1980
    Glen Campbell and his wife, Sarah, welcome a son, Dillon Campbell
    Feb 6, 1980
    George Jones records "He Stopped Loving Her Today" at the Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville, then bets producer Billy Sherrill that the record won't go to #1
    Feb 7, 1980
    CBS begins shooting "Johnny Cash: The First 25 Years" at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House with June Carter Cash, Don Williams, Minnie Pearl, Grandpa Jones, Sonny James, The Statler Brothers and The Oak Ridge Boys

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