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 426-450 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 12278 12/13/1962 Home, James Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12279 12/13/1962 Man about town Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12280 12/14/1962 She called me baby Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12281 12/14/1962 My chicken ran 'way to the bush Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12282 12/14/1962 Baby come home to me Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12283 12/14/1962 Roses and orchids Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12359 2/4/1963 Faded love Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12360 2/4/1963 Someday you'll want me to want you Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12361 2/4/1963 Love letters in the sand Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12362 2/5/1963 Blue moon of Kentucky Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12363 2/5/1963 Sweet dreams (of you) Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12364 2/5/1963 Always Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12365 2/6/1963 Does your heart beat for me Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12366 2/6/1963 Bill Bailey won't you please come home Patsy Cline instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12388 2/12/1963 Precious memories The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12389 2/12/1963 If we never meet again The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12390 2/12/1963 Lonesome valley The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12511 5/22/1963 Lynching party Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12512 5/22/1963 A hundred and twenty-miles from nowhere Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12513 5/22/1963 Two car garage Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12514 5/22/1963 I found my best friend in the dog pound Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12515 5/22/1963 I'll hit it with a stick Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12516 5/22/1963 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12517 5/22/1963 Some folks Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12518 5/22/1963 I'll walk away smiling Burl Ives instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 426-450 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Harold Ray," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

Bradley, Harold Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

"Bradley, Harold Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.

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