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 26-50 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 2260 10/30/1960 It is no secret Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland ; Sugar Footers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2261 10/30/1950 Doll dance Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland ; Sugar Footers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2470 8/31/1951 I'm crying Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2471 8/31/1951 Seventh and Union Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2472 8/31/1951 Hillbilly express Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2473 8/31/1951 E string rag Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2621 1/22/1952 Sit down servant-2 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2622 1/22/1952 He's my light (The man of Calvary)-1 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2623 1/22/1952 Church in the wildwood-1 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2624 1/22/1952 Does Jesus care? Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3100 8/5/1953 I'm a darn good man Tommy Jackson ; Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3101 8/5/1953 The story of my life Tommy Jackson ; Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3102 8/5/1953 Ooh-la-la Tommy Jackson ; Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3103 8/5/1953 Give three cheers for my baby Tommy Jackson ; Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3187 12/1/1953 Somebody ughed on you Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3188 12/1/1953 Something called the blues Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3283 4/27/1954 I'm lookin' for a date tonight Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3284 4/27/1954 You're the prettiest thing Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3285 4/27/1954 Who will it be Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3286 4/27/1954 Sufferin' heart Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3291 4/29/1954 Looking back to see Goldie Hill ; Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3292 4/29/1954 I miss you so Goldie Hill ; Justin Tubb instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3346 7/14/1954 I'm gonna fall out of love with you Webb Pierce instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3347 7/14/1954 Your good for nothing heart Webb Pierce instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 3348 7/14/1954 Just imagination Webb Pierce instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 26-50 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Harold Ray," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

Bradley, Harold Ray. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201029.

"Bradley, Harold Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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

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