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  • Feb 19, 1980
    Kenny Rogers records "Love The World Away" for the "Urban Cowboy" soundtrack at the Jack Clement Studios in Nashville
    Feb 19, 1980
    Johnny Cash begins a tour at California State University in Chico, California. It marks bass player Marshall Grant's final tour with the Man In Black after 25 years together
    Feb 21, 1980
    Johnny Cash gives a free show for inmates at the Soledad Prison in California
    Feb 21, 1980
    Pop vocalist Janet Vogel commits suicide via carbon monoxide poisoning in Pittsburgh. She co-wrote The Skyliners' signature song, "Since I Don't Have You," destined for a country revision by Ronnie Milsap in 1991
    Feb 23, 1980
    Barbara Mandrell's "Years" spends a week at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart
    Feb 23, 1980
    Margo Smith sings "It Only Hurts For A Little While" on "Hee Haw." Other guests on the episode include Hank Snow and Rodney Lay
    Feb 24, 1980
    NBC airs a TV movie, "Harper Valley P.T.A.," based on the Jeannie C. Riley hit from 1968. It serves as a prototype for a weekly series, which debuts 11 months later
    Feb 25, 1980
    MCA releases Merle Haggard's "The Way I Am"
    Feb 27, 1980
    Sarah Campbell files for divorce from Glen Campbell after three years of marriage
    Feb 27, 1980
    Kenny Rogers wins Best Country Vocal Performance, Male, for "The Gambler" during the 22nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. "You Decorated My Life" wins Best Country Song for songwriters Bob Morrison and Debbie Hupp

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