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)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1972

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

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 10434 10/28/1958 My French Canadian girl Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10435 10/28/1958 Sick, sober and sorry Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10444 10/29/1958 Almost lonely Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10445 10/29/1958 Giveaway girl Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10446 10/29/1958 Heart's command Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10471 11/7/1958 My heart is an open book Carl Dobkins, Jr. instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10472 11/7/1958 My pledge to you Carl Dobkins, Jr. instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10503 11/20/1958 Let the whole world know Arnie Derksen instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10504 11/20/1958 I'd like to be alone Arnie Derksen instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10505 11/23/1958 A sinner's prayer Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10506 11/23/1958 My prairie rose Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10507 11/23/1958 Yodelin' my babies to sleep Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10508 11/23/1958 Born to lose Montana Slim instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10543 12/23/1958 Miss memory Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10544 12/23/1958 New river train Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10552 1/7/1959 You're no longer mine Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10553 1/7/1959 I want to be with you Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10554 1/8/1959 I'm moving along Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10555 1/8/1959 I'm blue again Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10556 1/8/1959 Love, love, love me honey do Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10557 1/9/1959 Yes, I understand-1 Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10558 1/9/1959 Gotta lot of rhythm in my soul Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10683 4/15/1959 She wanna rock Arnie Derksen instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10684 4/15/1959 The party was over Arnie Derksen instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10685 4/15/1959 My dancing shoes Arnie Derksen instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 226-250 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Harold Ray," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

Bradley, Harold Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

"Bradley, Harold Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

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

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