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 401-425 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 12094 5/26/1962 Billy bayou Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12095 5/29/1962 The moon is high Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12096 5/29/1962 Green turtle Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12097 5/29/1962 Bury the bottle with me Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12098 5/29/1962 The blizzard Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12106 6/8/1962 Trouble The Kalin Twins instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12107 6/8/1962 It's just terrible The Kalin Twins instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12108 6/8/1962 A picture of you The Kalin Twins instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12156 8/15/1962 Oh me, oh my Ronnie Self instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12157 8/15/1962 Whistling words Ronnie Self instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12158 8/15/1962 Past, present and future Ronnie Self instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12192 9/5/1962 Why can't he be you Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12193 9/5/1962 Your kinda love Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12194 9/5/1962 When you need a laugh Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12195 9/5/1962 Leavin' on your mind Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12196 9/10/1962 Back in my baby's arms Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12197 9/10/1962 Tra le la le la triangle Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12198 9/10/1962 That's how a heartache begins Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12228 11/20/1962 It comes and goes Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12229 11/20/1962 I'm the boss Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12230 11/20/1962 The same old hurt Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12231 11/21/1962 Curry road Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12232 11/21/1962 The deepening snow Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12233 11/21/1962 She didn't let the ink dry on the paper Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12277 12/13/1962 The late movie Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 401-425 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029

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