Harold Ray Bradley

Harold Ray Bradley (January 2, 1926 – January 31, 2019) was an American guitarist and entrepreneur, who played on many country, rock and pop recordings and produced numerous TV variety shows and movie soundtracks. Having started as a session musician in the 1940s, he was a part of the Nashville A-Team of session players, which included pianist Floyd Cramer and pedal steel guitarist Pete Drake. He is one of the most recorded guitarists in music history.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 2nd, 1926 (Nashville), Died January 31st, 2019

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, electric guitar, electric bass

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 88892 11/18/1955 I don't care Webb Pierce instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca 101921 3/18/1957 I owe it to my heart Johnnie Bailes instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca 101922 3/18/1957 You make me live again Johnnie Bailes instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Decca L 13688 4/12/1965 Washboard blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13689 4/12/1965 Loveless love Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13690 4/12/1965 Dippermouth blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13691 4/12/1965 Singin' the blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13692 4/12/1965 Bluesette Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13693 4/12/1965 Blue Danube blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13694 4/12/1965 Miss Lucy Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13695 4/12/1965 Fa so la blues Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13696 4/12/1965 Rhapsody in blue Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13697 4/12/1965 And the river keeps rollin' Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13698 4/12/1965 Mood indigo Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 13699 4/12/1965 Mae Pete Fountain instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2024 8/26/1949 I'll never slip around again Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2025 8/26/1949 This cold war with you Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2026 8/26/1949 Some other world Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2027 8/26/1949 Sugarfoot rag Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2074 12/30/1949 The Third Man theme Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2075 12/30/1949 Lowdown Billy (Billy in the lowground) Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2188 7/4/1950 I'm moving on Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2189 7/4/1950 Guitar shuffle Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2258 10/30/1950 Flying eagle polka Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland ; Sugar Footers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2259 10/30/1950 Sentimental journey Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland ; Sugar Footers instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Harold Ray," accessed November 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

Bradley, Harold Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

"Bradley, Harold Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029

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