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 351-375 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 11681 8/25/1961 South of the border Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11682 8/25/1961 Walking after midnight Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11683 8/25/1961 Strange Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11684 8/25/1961 You're stronger than me Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11688 8/30/1961 Break it to me gently-3 Brenda Lee instrumentalist, electric bass  
Decca NA 11689 8/30/1961 Fool number one-3 Brenda Lee instrumentalist, electric bass  
Decca NA 11690 8/30/1961 Anybody but me-1, 3 Brenda Lee instrumentalist, electric bass  
Decca NA 11691 8/30/1961 So deep-2 Brenda Lee instrumentalist, electric bass  
Decca NA 11708 9/13/1961 Instant man Ronnie Self instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11709 9/13/1961 Some things you can't change Ronnie Self instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11710 9/13/1961 Moon burn Ronnie Self instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11832 12/17/1961 She's got you Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11840 1/7/1962 Yesterday's champagne (alt.) ; Yesterday's champagne Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11841 1/7/1962 One deep love Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11842 1/7/1962 Once in a lifetime Bobby Helms instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11843 1/20/1962 Holding hands for Joe Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11844 1/20/1962 Sixteen fathoms down Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11845 1/20/1962 What you gonna do, Leroy? Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11846 1/20/1962 Brooklyn Bridge Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11847 1/20/1962 Poor little Jimmie Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11848 1/20/1962 Thumbin' Johnny Brown Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11849 1/21/1962 Funny way of laughin' Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11850 1/21/1962 That's all I can remember Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11851 1/22/1962 Ninety-nine Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11852 1/22/1962 Call me Mr. In-between Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 351-375 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Harold Ray," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

Bradley, Harold Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

"Bradley, Harold Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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