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January 23, 1986 in Music History

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"Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 performances

Broadway Composer Jerome Kern
Broadway Composer
Jerome Kern

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Inaugural class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Chuck Berry; James Brown; Ray Charles; Sam Cooke; Fats Domino; The Everly Brothers; Buddy Holly;. Jerry Lee Lewis; Elvis Presley; Little Richard; Robert Johnson; Jimmie Rodgers; Jimmy Yancey; Alan Freed; John Hammond; and Sam Phillips

Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson
Singer and guitarist
Robert Johnson